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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

FRIENDS OF THE ST. HELENS PUBLIC LIBRARY HOLD QUARTERLY ART SHOWS

St. Helens Public Library will now host quarterly art shows thanks to the efforts of the Friends of the St. Helens Public Library. Barbara Lines, Vice Chair and Secretary of the Friends, came up with the idea of organizing quarterly … Continue reading

LOCAL YOUTH & LIBRARY WIN MONEY FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM

St. Helens, Ore. — November 12, 2015 – Levi Butcher of St. Helens was randomly selected as a winner in this year’s superhero-themed Save for College, Save the Day! summer reading campaign, sponsored by the Oregon College Savings Plan in … Continue reading

MILTON CREEK WATERSHED ENHANCEMENT PROJECT

The City of St. Helens recently partnered with Scappoose Bay Watershed Council to complete a watershed enhancement project on Milton Creek in the City’s watershed property north of Pittsburg Road. Large logs and wood debris were placed in Milton Creek … Continue reading

2015 Spirit of Halloweentown Scarecrow Contest Winners

The City of St. Helens is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Spirit of Halloweentown Scarecrow Contest. Barlow Bikes and Boards received first place. Heller Enterprises and Alterations by Heather received honorable mentions. In addition to trophies to … Continue reading