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ST. HELENS ARTS & CULTURAL COMMISSION HOSTS FREE FAMILY ART PROJECT

The St. Helens Arts and Cultural Commission (ACC) is hosting a free family art project at the St. Helens Public Library on Saturday, April 23, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the auditorium. Local artist and ACC member Diane Dunn … Continue reading

ST. HELENS SPRING BURN PERIOD

The spring burn period for residential open burning in the city limits of St. Helens will begin on the first Saturday in May, running from May 7-22. Before burning anything in your yard, a burn permit must be obtained through … Continue reading

LIBRARY HOSTS DISCUSSION ABOUT THE IMPACT OF FOOD CHOICES

Oregon boasts a multibillion-dollar agricultural economy that includes both industrial agriculture and small-scale efforts such as community supported agriculture memberships, farmers markets, and community gardens. These small, community-based efforts are on the rise as a means to nurture community and … Continue reading

CITY HOSTS ST. HELENS WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT OPEN HOUSE

The City of St. Helens is hosting an open house to receive direct feedback from the community regarding new and refined redevelopment scenarios for the St. Helens waterfront. The open house will be held on Wednesday, April 27, from 5:30 … Continue reading

APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR ANNUAL STUDENT CONTEST

The St. Helens City Council invites local students to share their creative ideas about what they would do if they were mayor of St. Helens. The “If I Were Mayor…” Student Contest is an annual contest run in partnership with … Continue reading

COMMUNITY BOOK ART ON DISPLAY AT ST. HELENS PUBLIC LIBRARY

A community art show centered around recycled books is on display at St. Helens Public Library from February 2 through March 4, 2016. Hosted by the Friends of the St. Helens Public Library, the show contains 16 art pieces that … Continue reading

AARON KUNDERS NAMED CITY OF ST. HELENS EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

The City of St. Helens is pleased to announce that Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Aaron Kunders has been named the 2015 Employee of the Year.  The award was announced at the City’s annual employee banquet on January 29, 2016. Kunders … Continue reading

LIBRARY HOSTS SOUP NIGHT WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR

Imagine living on a block where everyone knows everyone else, people trust and watch out for each other, children thrive, seniors feel safe, and a genuine sense of community replaces isolation. This isn’t a fantasy, and it isn’t time travel … Continue reading

SAND AND SANDBAGS AVAILABLE AT ST. HELENS CITY SHOPS

With forecasters predicting heavy, steady rain to arrive in our area for the next three days starting on Wednesday, free sand and sandbags are currently available at the St. Helens City Shops, located at 984 Oregon Street. Sand and sandbags … Continue reading

ST. HELENS RECEIVES OUTSTANDING DESIGNATION FROM STATE FOR WATER SYSTEM

The City of St. Helens has received the designation of “Outstanding Performance” from the Oregon Health Authority for the City’s water system. On September 23, 2015, the Oregon Health Authority conducted a Water System Survey in St. Helens in order … Continue reading