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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2021 Columbia County Corrections Work Crew makes an impact on local cemeteries


(Columbia County, Oregon) – Columbia County’s cemeteries are seeing new life thanks to the recent efforts of the Columbia County Corrections Work Crew, and according to those involved, it’s having a big impact on the offenders now tending to the grounds.  According to Community Service Coordinator …

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2021 Columbia County Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance submitted to Judge Ted Grove for Judicial Examination and Judgment


(Columbia County, Oregon) – The Columbia County Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance, recently adopted by the Columbia County Board of Commissioners to implement the intent of the voters as demonstrated by the passage of the “Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance” in 2018 and the “Second Amendmen…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2021 Columbia County Board of Commissioners announces passing of County Clerk Elizabeth Huser


CORRECTION – In this release, we printed that the next election to fill the County Clerk position was in November 2023. The election will actually take place in November of 2022, for a term of four years. The person appointed to fill the vacancy will serve until the beginning of January 2023. (Colu…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Multiple outbreaks linked to rise in cases could shift Columbia County back to High Risk


Multiple outbreaks linked to rise in cases could shift Columbia County back to High Risk (Columbia County, Oregon) – Columbia County recently linked several COVID-19 cases to recent gatherings and activities in North County. If this trend continues, it could shift Columbia County back into the High…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 31, 2021 Columbia County Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance moves to Validation


(Columbia County, Oregon) – The Columbia County Second Amendment Sanctuary Ordinance, recently adopted by the Columbia County Board of Commissioners to implement the intent of the voters as demonstrated by the passage of the “Second Amendment Preservation Ordinance” in 2018 and the “Second Amendmen…

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