Columbia County Newswire

Columbia County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Columbia County, OR.

Results 1 - 20 of 245 in Columbia County, OR

  1. Turning the Page - Friday, 30 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tigard Times

    ... the beginning. Those goals are something the organization will maintain as it becomes a working group under Columbia County Emergency Management's Homeland Security and Emergency Planning Commission. The CEPA board of directors voted to dissolve the ...

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  2. Ex-boyfriend of Portland woman found dead in Columbia County arrested in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | OregonLive.com

    The ex-boyfriend of a Portland woman found dead in Columbia County has been arrested in California, deputies announced Thursday. Deputies want to question Jesse Allen Lane about the killing of Apache Rose Hightower, 24. She was found dead near a rural Columbia County road Sept.

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  3. Investigators search for two potential witnesses in death investigation of Portland womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 28 | OregonLive.com

    ... the drivers are potential witnesses in the ongoing investigation into the death of Apache Rose Hightower. (Columbia County Sheriff's Office) Detectives are looking for two drivers who they say are potential witnesses in the ongoing investigation ...

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  4. Tugboat sinks in Columbia River, spilling oil product: Coast Guard spokesmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... vessel, reported it had 100 gallons of residual diesel fuel onboard when it sank in Goble, which is in Columbia County. Read said Jonak purchased the boat, named Earnest, to scrap it. Officials don't know how the vessel sank, Read said. Officials ...

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  5. Police seeking person of interest in womana s murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | KOBI NBC5

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said they're looking for 28-year-old Jesse Allen Lane. He has been determined to be a key individual in the homicide investigation of Apache Rose Hightower .

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  6. Columbia County sheriff looking for person of interest in murder of Portland womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | OregonLive.com

    ... the death of a 24-year-old Portland woman . Jesse Allen Lane is considered armed and dangerous, they said. Columbia County Sheriff's Office officials want to talk to Lane, 28, in connection to the death of Apache Rose Hightower, who was found dead ...

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  7. Scappoose to purchase property to expand parks - Friday, 23 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Forest Grove News-Times

    ... Trail and was originally acquired under a joint ownership agreement between the Port of St. Helens, Columbia County and the city of Scappoose in 2005. That same year, ownership was transferred to the county. A letter to the Columbia County Board of ...

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  8. Going back in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | Portland Tribune

    ... while dressed in full costume from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the farmers market. The Canton of Kaldor Ness is the Columbia County branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international society of people interested in preserving and recreating ...

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  9. CAT, three other cities fund housing study - Friday, 23 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Newberg Graphic

    Community Action Team, the nonprofit housing and social assistance agency serving Columbia County, is moving forward with a housing market study with support from several cities including St. Helens, Rainier and Scappoose.

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  10. Going back in time - Friday, 23 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 23 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... while dressed in full costume from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the farmers market. The Canton of Kaldor Ness is the Columbia County branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international society of people interested in preserving and recreating ...

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  11. Woman with ties to Medford found dead in Columbia County; ruled homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | KOBI NBC5

    The Columbia County Sheriff's office said the body of 24-year-old Apache Rose Hightower was found Tuesday afternoon by a passerby in the 30000 block of Pittsburgh Road, west of St. Helens. Note: By commenting below you agree to abide by the KOBI5.com commenting guidelines.

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  12. Authorities: Suspicious Columbia County death was homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office in a news release Wednesday identified 24-year-old Apache Rose Hightower of Portland as the person found dead Tuesday northeast of St. Helens. A major crimes team is investigating.

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  13. 24-year-old Portland woman died of homicidal violence, sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | OregonLive.com

    A 24-year-old Portland woman found dead on the side of a rural Columbia County road Tuesday died of homicidal violence, according to the county sheriff. A passerby found Apache Rose Hightower's body off of Pittsburg Road about a mile from Salmonberry Reservoir late Tuesday afternoon, Sheriff Jeff Dickerson said in a news release.

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  14. Deputies investigate suspicious death in rural Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 21 | The Oregonian

    The death of a person found lying on the side of a rural Columbia County road this week is suspicious, officials said, while releasing few details. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office announced in a short news release Tuesday night that officials found a body off of Pittsburg Road about a mile from Salmonberry Reservoir.

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  15. Authorities investigate suspicious death in Columbia CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 20 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Columbia County Sheriff's Office said in a news release Tuesday evening that a body was found on a road about a mile from Salmonberry Lake.

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  16. New apartments nearly ready for rent in Scappoose - Friday, 16 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Newberg Graphic

    ... who owns the new complex, said Wednesday. The West Lane Apartments are the first that WDC has developed in Columbia County, but Madden hopes they're not the last. 'We'd like to do more,' Madden said. 'The city has been great to work with. I think ...

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  17. Celebration to mark Columbia City's 90th year - Friday, 16 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 16 | The Bee

    ... trips to vacation getaways in Clatskanie and Seaside, to private boat and plane rides. Additionally, 25 Columbia County crafters and artisans will be selling handmade work, including woodworking and fabric crafts. The quilting work of the Columbia ...

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  18. Body Of St. Helens Mom Found In EugeneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | KXL-AM Portland

    ... as last seen with Milutin on Aug. 4 in Eugene, Oregon. He has been in custody since Aug. 5 for auto theft in Columbia County and was named a person of interest in Hart's disappearance three weeks ago.

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  19. Cops: Missing Oregon woman's body found in remote woods - Mon, 12 Sep 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... as last seen with Milutin on Aug. 4 in Eugene, Oregon. He has been in custody since Aug. 5 for auto theft in Columbia County and was named a person of interest in Hart's disappearance three weeks ago.

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  20. Dilapidated houses could be tool to aid affordable housing - Friday, 09 September 2016 02:00Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 9 | Tigard Times

    In 2010, Columbia County foreclosed on two homes due to unpaid property taxes. Four years later, they couldn't get rid of the homes at a public auction.

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