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St. Helens Police Department Holds Autograph Contest for Kids

In recognition of National Thank a Police Officer Day on September 19, the St. Helens Police Department is holding an autograph contest for local children to collect signatures from St. Helens police officers. Starting September 1, local children ages 12 … Continue reading

A CITY’S CENTER: RETHINKING DOWNTOWN

FREE DISCUSSION ABOUT THE ROLE OF THE DOWNTOWN Historically, a city’s downtown core has been the community’s cultural and economic center, expressing shared values and aspirations. Today, however, many downtowns represent a community’s social and economic distress. Cities of all … Continue reading

LIBRARY HOSTS PRESENTATION ON 10-MONTH SAILING ADVENTURE

LIBRARY HOSTS PRESENTATION ON 10-MONTH SAILING ADVENTURE

St. Helens Public Library will host a presentation about an Oregon family’s 10-month, 5,000-mile sailing adventure on Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m. in the Library’s auditorium. The Lee family will share their stories and pictures of their epic journey: … Continue reading

CITY OFFERS FREE WATER SAVING HARDWARE TO CUSTOMERS

If you are a City of St. Helens residential utility customer, the City is offering free low flow shower heads and kitchen sink aerators to promote water conservation efforts. The free fixtures are available thanks to a donation from Columbia … Continue reading

CITY REINSTATES SIDEWALK REPAIR PROGRAM

The St. Helens Public Works Department is reinstating a sidewalk repair program to assist property owners with the repair or replacement of sidewalks in the public right of way. Like the majority of municipalities in the United States, in St. … Continue reading

SAFETY RESTRICTIONS ESTABLISHED FOR 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION

To address safety concerns related to the St. Helens 4th of July celebration, restrictions have been established to ensure a safe, family-friendly community event. These restrictions are a collaborative safety effort between the St. Helens Police Department, Columbia River Fire … Continue reading

ST. HELENS GARAGE SALE SIGN RULES

Summer is a popular season for garage sales. If you are holding a garage sale, you likely want it to be well attended to help sell your belongings. The most common way to advertise is by posting signs in places … Continue reading

OPENINGS STILL AVAILABLE FOR TRASH CAN PAINTING COMPETITION

Openings are still available for the St. Helens Arts and Cultural Commission’s (ACC) fifth annual Trash Can Painting Competition being held on Saturday, July 4 starting at 9:30 a.m. in Columbia View Park. Two top prizes of $200 will be … Continue reading

CITY OF ST. HELENS ISSUES YEARLY WATER QUALITY REPORT

The City of St. Helens has issued its 2014 water quality report detailing the results of contaminant testing, in addition to information such as water conservation tips and essential utility billing information. The City’s drinking water meets or surpasses all … Continue reading

NEW LITTLE FREE LIBRARY INSTALLED IN ST. HELENS

The Friends of the St. Helens Public Library have installed a Little Free Library next to the life jacket station at the top of the ramp to the City docks near Columbia View Park. The library is intended to serve … Continue reading