Who are the people in your neighborhood, in your neighborhood, in your neighborhood? This familiar childhood song beats a rhythm in my mind whenever Matt’s name comes up in conversation.  If you have ever met Matt McHugh you would be hard pressed to not find him greeting you with a big warm smile and hardy…

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We catch up with Chief Greenway and instead of asking the same tired questions we seek the good stuff that everyone wants to know.  We’re sure this will come in handy sometime in the future for anyone that needs a conversation starter with our new Chief of Police. Home Town? Rolling Meadows Illinois Favorite place?…

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Mitzi Ponce Brings Smiles Seven Days a Week You’re likely to find Mitzi Ponce on her perch behind the cashwrap at 2Cs Vendor Mall; but she hasn’t always been there. Mitzi started her life overseas and for the first six years got a taste from the other side of the pond. Her father was military…

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By Stephanie Patterson At the end of a side road on the outskirts of Scappoose, past a myriad of gentleman farms, sets one of the most unique and serene spots in all of Columbia County – the privately owned, Vedanta Retreat. While Columbia County boosts many great hiking locations with terrific scenery, the Vedanta Retreat…

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Hot Topics – Sand Island Sets Up Camp Facts: There are currently 37 campsites planned with additional spaces for dwelling on the island. The island can easily accommodate this number with plenty of space for additional day use by guests. Once the island “opens” there will be an onsite camp host 24 hours a day.…

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In 2015 Courtney opened Woodland Cottage Handpicked and St. Helens has never looked so good. Professional photographic skills, combined with a global sense of style and a good head for marketing has created a trifecta of retail savvy in this local store. Their online presence snags the attention of FaceBook followers with fashion shots that feature local St.…

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Recreation Program Funding is Open for Discussion. By Don Patterson The City of St. Helens is looking for a way to finance operations of the newly formed recreation program when grants expire, which is set to happen in 2020. Unless a stable source of funding is found the new City recreation center may have to…

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Building for Tomorrow While Reclaiming the Past By Stephanie Patterson Have you ever had one of those days when you plan to go in one direction, then suddenly take another fork in the road and discover the place you were really meant to be? That’s precisely what happened to the Jane Garcia Team of Keller Williams…

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