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ST. HELENS PUBLIC LIBRARY ADDS BACK HOURS IN NEW BUDGET YEAR

Beginning July 11, 2016, the St. Helens Public Library will increase its hours of operation on Mondays to remain open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. In March 2014, the Library reduced its hours from closing at 7 p.m. on … Continue reading

CITY OF ST. HELENS ISSUES YEARLY WATER QUALITY REPORT

The City of St. Helens has issued its 2015 water quality report detailing the results of water 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

ST. HELENS WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT OPEN HOUSE

The City of St. Helens is hosting an open house to receive community feedback regarding the St. Helens Waterfront Redevelopment Project planning efforts. The open house will be held on Wednesday, July 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at … Continue reading

MAKE ART FOR ST. HELENS PARKS ON JULY 4

The St. Helens Arts & Cultural Commission (ACC) will host its sixth annual Trash Can Painting Competition on Monday, July 4 starting at 9:30 a.m. in Columbia View Park. Three top prizes of $150 will be awarded at 5 p.m. … Continue reading

ST. HELENS ARTS & CULTURAL COMMISSION LAUNCHES KICKSTARTER FOR GATEWAY SCULPTURE PROJECT: PHASE TWO

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, the St. Helens Arts & Cultural Commission (ACC) will launch their first Kickstarter campaign to help fund the fabrication and installation of two sculptures, called the Salmon Tree Cycle, at the south entrance of St. … Continue reading

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR VISITS LIBRARY

The St. Helens Public Library will host Portland author Ruth Wariner on Tuesday, June 7, at 7 p.m. in the Columbia Center Auditorium. Wariner will read from her memoir “The Sound of Gravel.” An instant New York Times Bestseller, “The … Continue reading

LIBRARY HOSTS AUTHOR WRITERS’ WORKSHOP AND BOOK READING

St. Helens Public Library will host author Tricia Brown for a writers’ workshop and book reading on Tuesday, May 17 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Library. A former Columbia County resident and author of more than two dozen books, … Continue reading

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