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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…

The Big Flag Is Back


The county's General Services Department has raised the big flag for Memorial Day weekend. The big flag is a high wind, comm…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at Columbia County Transfer Station in St. Helens on June 11


Extra safety measures will be in place. Please be patient; unloading may take a few extra minutes. Have all of your househol…

April Proclaimed Volunteer Month by Board of County Commissioners


The Board of Commissioners has proclaimed the Month of April as Volunteer Month in Columbia County and encourages all county…

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Rainier on May 14th


Extra safety measures will be in place. Please be patient and remain in your vehicle, as unloading may take a few additional…

Board of Commissioners Proclaims April 2022 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month


The Board of Commissioners proclaims April 2022 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in Columbia County. SAAM calls atte…

Seats Available on Columbia County Planning Commission


Panel Reviews and Advises on Planning MattersColumbia County is seeking multiple qualified citizens to serve on the county’s…

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