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Officers' Use of Deadly Force Justified


Last month, Columbia County District Attorney Jeff Auxier concluded that police officers were justified in their decision to…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Clatskanie on Saturday, October 1st, 8 A.M. - Noon


Transport all household hazardous waste in your vehicle's bed, trunk, or hatchback, not the passenger compartment. Since ext…

Columbia County Welcomes Newest Parole and Probation Officer


On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, Columbia County Clerk Debbie Klug swore in Marissa Dunne as the county's newest Parole and Pr…

Columbia County Makes Annual Donation to Columbia Pacific Food Bank


Today, at the grand opening of the new Columbia Pacific Food Bank facility, Columbia County commissioners presented the food…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at Columbia County Transfer Station in St. Helens, on August 27, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Transport all household hazardous waste in your vehicle's bed, trunk, or hatchback, not the passenger compartment. Since ext…

Columbia County Reports First Confirmed Case Of Monkeypox (hMPXV)


Columbia County Public Health announced the first confirmed case of monkeypox in the county. The person, a Columbia County r…

Oregon State Senate Bill 48 Goes Into Effect on July 1, 2022


Senate Bill 48 (SB 48), a new bill signed by Governor Brown, becomes effective July 1, 2022. SB 48 eliminates certain mandat…

Gas and Land Distributions to Taxing Districts for 2021-22 Fiscal Year


The Columbia County Finance and Tax Department has determined that an accounting error resulted in the overpayment of the 20…

Transfer Station Solid Waste Fees to Increase on July 1


In today's hearing, the Board of Commissioners approved an 8.5% increase to the solid waste fees charged by the Columbia Cou…

Public Works Department Offers Loaner Program to Businesses, Nonprofits, and Government Entities


The Columbia County Public Works Department is operating a loan program that allows local businesses, nonprofit organization…

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