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  1. Justin and Scott McMullen's one-two Street Stock finishes highlight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    St. Helens drivers Justin McMullen, Bob Berg and Brandon Potter celebrated Father's Day with Columbia County Racing wins on Saturday, June 17, at the River City Speedway in St. Helens. McMullen, 27, won the Street Stock Division trophy dash and main event in his McMullen Water Systems/Alliance Automotive 1979 Chevrolet Malibu, passing Portland's Tom Zywicki on the eighth of 30 trophy dash laps and leading the rest.

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  2. Tipping the Salary Scales - Friday, 02 June 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    Public employees take home the lion's share of wages in Columbia County, but current data trends from the Oregon Employment Department show average wages in the county have not kept up with the rising cost of living, or consumer price index, known as CPI. That means average wages for most industries, including local government, have not been rising at the same rate as the cost of certain goods.

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  3. CRFR assists with small wild fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    Columbia River Fire and Rescue assisted the Oregon Department of Forestry on Sunday, May 28, when a small wildland fire broke out along a logging road roughly 14 miles west on Pittsburg Road and a mile and half south, outside of St. Helens. At 6:23 p.m., CRFR crews were called to assist at the scene where ODF was working and reported a wildland fire.

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  4. EPA gives St. Helens $300K grant for brownfields - Friday, 02 June 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    The city of St. Helens will receive $300,000 in grant funding from the Environmental Protection Agency to conduct brownfield assessments at seven different sites in the city. St. Helens was selected Wednesay, May 31, as one of 172 communities nationally to receive a total of $56.8 million in grant funding from the EPA to assess land sites that have been contaminated by potentially hazardous substances, pollutants or other contaminants left behind due to previous development on the land.

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  5. St. Helens Elks host celebration for foster familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    Members of the St. Helens Elks Lodge have partnered up with the Department of Human Services Child Welfare office in Columbia County to organize a number of ongoing community projects to support children in foster care and their foster families. On Saturday, May 20, the Elks Lodge sponsored its inaugural barbecue cookout and carnival event, which was hosted at the lodge on Belton Road.

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  6. Conner Nett selected as Elks Teen of the MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    St. Helens High School senior Conner Nett was selected as the Elks Teen of the Month for the month April. Nett was selected for the award by the St. Helens Elks Club for his involvement in school leadership, academics and athletics.

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  7. St. Helens High School Hall of Fame seeks nominations for ClassaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    Candidates must be former St. Helens student-athletes who competed at least four years ago, and nominees may be teams, supporters, sponsors and coaches. Nominations must be submitted to the St. Helens Sports Booster Club by June 15, but nominations for subsequent classes are accepted year-round.

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  8. Carsten Gilje is the pride of St. Helens and Stabekk, Norway ataRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    The senior exchange student from Stabekk, Norway, was scheduled to open the boys' first round against Hood River Valley junior Sawyer Bogard at noon on Thursday at the Portland Tennis Center, the results of which were unavailable at press time. Gilje is the first Lions individual to reach state since Hannah Spears made it last year and is unseeded after a Northwest Oregon Conference championship loss to third-seeded Sandy senior Dante DeSimone on May 10 at Parkrose High School in Portland.

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  9. St. Helens baseball will challenge visiting Class 4A No. 7 BanksaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    St. Helens is scheduled to host all-Class 4A junior infielder Gunnar Partain and No. 7 semifinalist Banks at 5 p.m. on Friday.

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  10. Bethany Strong: Gadbois announces collegiate wrestling intentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    The 5-foot-10, 195-pound Lions senior, with family, friends and USA Cobra Wrestling coach Scott Revis, announced his decision to study at and wrestle for NAIA Region IV Bethany College on Wednesday at the Loo Witt Room at St. Helens High. "I like the small-town feel, and it's about the size of St. Helens," said Gadbois, interested in physical education as well as competing at 174 pounds.

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  11. Ready to Roll: Lions baseball looks for upswing against ParkroseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    St. Helens is scheduled to play the Broncos again at 5 p.m. on Friday in Portland. The Lions fare better in finales as they approach midseason, playing to an average two-run differential in their closers against No.

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  12. Columbia County explores ties to World War IRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    For the 100th anniversary of the United States entry into World War I, Columbia County historians sought to create a different kind of reflection, one that would capture the essence of Columbia County and the war's far-reaching effect on its residents during that time. The Columbia County Historical Society and Museum Association is hosting an exhibit, called "World War and Columbia County," to showcase local wartime efforts.

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  13. Septic business owner again fined by DEQRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    A Scappoose man who was recently cited and ordered to shut down his business was again fined by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. The DEQ reports Pedro Alex Lopez, who operates A&S Septic Tank Service, was fined $4,650 for "failing to surrender his revoked sewage disposal services license and not providing evidence to DEQ that he had removed DEQ-issued labels from disposal equipment."

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  14. McKinney's dream: Winning Lions first girls' state basketball championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 | South County Spotlight

    The sixth-year Lions girls' basketball coach's wish is that parents and fans would get to know him in light six players, a mix of juniors and sophomores, leaving the program and alleging what they called verbal abuse two months ago. "I'm not upset at these kids who quit," said McKinney, 61, who also teaches special education at St. Helens High.

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