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Valley Joyce Roberts
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Valley Joyce Roberts, 91, of Rainier passed away on Sept. 26, at the Canterbury Gardens in Longview.

Graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 1 p.m. at the Green Mountain Cemetery with Bishop Fred Bell of the Rainier Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Days Saints officiating.View


 
Yannina J. Phillips 1911-2011
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Former Rainier resident Yannina Jerry Phillips died at home on Sept. 19 at the age of 99.

She was born Dec. 14, 1911, in St. Paul, Minn. to John and Verna (Brodala) Radzynski.

Yannina was a member of the Eastern Star, Beaver Valley Grange, Rainier Garden Club and Rainier Women's C... View


 
Anna Mae Crawford
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Anna Mae Crawford, 80, of Rainier passed away Sept. 25, at St John Medical Center in Longview.

Service will be on Monday, Oct. 3, at the Rainier Assembly of God Church at 11 a.m.

Groulx Family Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.



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Matching Funds Available to Grow Small Businesses
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- The Columbia County Economic Team, in partnership with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO), has announced the availability of individual development savings accounts (IDAs) which provide a three to one match savings for qualified Columbia County businesses.

To qualify, business owne... View


 
Columbia County Jobless Rate 10.6% in August
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Columbia County's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 10.6 percent in August essentially unchanged from the previous month (10.3 percent) but lower than the year before (12.1 percent).

The Columbia County rate remains above the statewide rate (9.6 percent) and the national rate (9.1 ... View


 
Virginia "Ginger" H. Buehling
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Virginia "Ginger" H. Buehling, 73, born April 20, 1938 passed away in her home surrounded by family on September 23, 2011.

Ginger was born and raised in Forest Grove, Oregon, graduating from Forest Grove High School. She was a true native Oregon-ian having lived in Forest Grove, Portland, ... View


 
Lorraine Rasmussen McLellan
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Lorraine Rasmussen McLellan passed away July 23, 2011 in Burlingame, California. Lorraine was born April 4, 1920, Easter Day, in Clatskanie to Even Rasmussen and Mary Jensen Rasmussen, who had come from Norway. She was named Mary Lorraine but was always called Lorraine since her mother was Mary. Sh... View

 
Westport Man Faces Charges in Eluding, OSP Crash Case
09/29/2011

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Following a plea from the Oregon State Police (OSP) on Monday for information from the public regarding the operator of a motorcycle sought for eluding an OSP trooper through Clatskanie early Sunday morning, the suspect voluntarily came to the OSP Astoria Area Command office Tuesday morning.
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Hunter Education Class Offered
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- The Clatskanie Rifle and Gun Club is sponsoring a hunter education class Sept. 20-25.

Monday through Friday, Sept. 20-24, classes are scheduled at the Community Education Center, 555 SW Bryant Street, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

The class on Saturday, Sept. 25, will be held at the Clats... View


 
Violet E. Unverzagt 1927-2010
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- A resident of the Goble area for the past 40 years, Violet EvelynUnverzagt passed away at her home on Sept. 5 at the age of 83.

She was born on June 17, 1927 to Elmer Henry and Bessie (Rosey) Alice Clinesmith Elkins in a house alongside the South Touchet River near Dayton, Wash.

T... View


 
Rainier Teachers Contract Approved, But State School Financial Future Bleak
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Twenty months after negotiations began, the Rainier School District board of directors approved a contract with the Rainier Education Association (REA) at its meeting Monday, Sept. 13.

But, even as the school board unanimously approved the two-year contract with relief and thanks to the ne... View


 
Clatskanie Police Blotter
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Clatskanie Police Department urges all citizens to report crimes or suspicious activities. In case of emergency situations, concerned citizens should call 9-1-1. In nonemergency situations, citizens should call 1800 696-7795 to speak to an officer.

The Clatskanie Police Department responde... View


 
CCC Offers Adult Basic Education Classes in Clatskanie
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Clatsop Community College (CCC) continues to offer basic education classes at the Community Education Center located at 555 SW Bryant Street.

Classes are held Monday and Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The classes are for adults wishing to improve basic skills - reading, wr... View


 
Kelso Archery Hunter's Death Accidental
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Last week's bow hunting death of a Kelso man has been determined accidental following an investigation by the Cowlitz County coroner.

Benny White, 50, of Kelso died Friday morning, Sept. 10, while hunting elk east of Toutle, Wash, with a 31-year-old Rainier man.

White stopped abru... View


 
Alice Irene (Smith) Morgan 1914-2010
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Longtime Rainier resident Alice Irene (Smith) Morgan, 96, died Sept. 14 at Community Home Health and Hospice in Longview. She was born March 17, 1914, in Portland to Milan and Rosebelle Smith. She moved to Rainier in 1920 and on Sept. 12, 1941 she married Ralph Morgan.

Alice pursued her ed... View


 
Clatskanie Forest Site of Pacific Logging Congress' "Live-in-the-Woods" Show
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Longview Timberland's Nehalem Tree Farm near Clatskanie will be the site of the 2010 Pacific Logging Congress' "Live-in-the-Woods" show.

Sponsored by the Oregon Forest Resources Institutes (OFRI), the show is expected to draw thousands of loggers, foresters, students, teachers and interest... View


 
REDCO Members Review Contributions; Ponder Future
09/16/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Rainier Economic Development Council members reviewed the contributions REDCO has made over the past decade, and discussed the future of the urban renewal district at its meeting Sept. 9.

Terry Deaton, who serves as staff person for REDCO presented an eight-page list of projects REDCO has ... View


 
ConnectOregon III Funding Granted for Local Rail and Dock Projects
09/02/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Two Columbia County and one Astoria project were among transportation infrastructure projects funded through the ConnectOregon III program, State Senator Betsy Johnson and State Representative Brad Witt announced last week. The three projects funded are:$4.7 million for improvements to the Portland... View

 
Frances E. Johnson 1920-2010
09/02/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- A former resident of Clatskanie, Frances Edith Johnson, died July 29 at Legacy Emanuel Medical Center after being hit by a car in the Portland area earlier that day. She was 90 years old.She was born on April 3, 1920 to Otto and Rose (Shultz) Strasser, who were immigrants from Switzerland. In 1932,... View

 
VA Offers Medallions to Mark Veterans Graves
09/02/2010

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Clatskanie, Oregon (SmallTownPapers)- Veterans who choose not to be buried in a national or state Veterans Administration (VA) cemetery, but still want a government-furnished grave marker have a new option in the form of a new VA benefit.

VA is now distributing medallions featuring the various military services to note the dec... View


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