The Oregon State Police are seeking public help in finding the killer—or killers— of a bull elk shot with a rifle on private property just outside of Vernonia last week.
Bus route linking Banks and Vernonia expands to 5 days a week
The sun rises as a Columbia Co. Rider rolls into the bus stop on APril 15, 2019. Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – Vernonia Route 6, opened this April as a three-day-a-week service between Banks, Vernonia and Hillsboro, has just expanded to five days a week, according to Todd Wood, Transit[Read More…]
Dual recall efforts against Gov. Kate Brown draw local logging, industry support
A log truck parks in front of Oregon’s capitol on June 22 as part of a protest against HB 2020, a cap and trade bill. Photo: Kevin Magwood VERNONIA – A normally-sleepy corner of Columbia County comes to life this weekend as the annual Vernonia Friendship Jamboree & Logging Show[Read More…]
New bus route links Banks and Vernonia
The sun rises as a Columbia Co. Rider rolls into the bus stop. Photo: Chas Hundley BANKS – A new bus route servicing Vernonia, Banks, and Hillsboro opened Monday, April 1 courtesy of Columbia County Transit. The route, called Vernonia Route 6, starts at Vernonia City Hall and travels down[Read More…]