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Find something for everyone at holiday bazaars this season

Fall is underway and the months of winter are quickly approaching, meaning it's almost time to get started finding that perfect gift or gifts for family members and friends. Get a jump start on Christmas shopping by browsing through a variety of unique and handmade gifts at several area bazaars sta


Week eight football preview and picks

White Salmon (4-2) at La Center (5-2) - Here's the best measuring stick for who might win this game: La Center beat King's Way 56-14 a few weeks ago and last week White Salmon lost to King's Way 27-21. The Wildcats' senior-heavy team probably wouldn't let a massive upset occur in their final regular


Ballot drop locations in North County

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. On Friday, voters will have a chance to turn in their ballots postage-free as drop boxes will be open 24 hours a day prior to 8 p.m. on Election Day to accept ballots. Red permanentballot drop boxes Downtown Vancouver - West 14th and Esther Streets Battle Gro


'Completely unacceptable': Kalama police says they need new police station

KALAMA, Wash. -- Police in Kalama say they're in dire need of a new police station because their current location is inefficient and unsafe. The police department's old station flooded in 2015, forcing the department into a small temporary spot in the Kalama Community Building. While a new station i


La Center moves into top 10 at 1A in latest AP state prep football rankings

La Center returned to the Class 1A top 10, moving in at No. 10 in the latest Associated Press statewide media high school football polls. Camas remained at No. 1 in the 4A rankings, receiving 10 of 12 first-place votes. Woodinville and Richland received the other two first-place votes. Union moved u

COLUMBIAN - 2017-10-18 19:49:00

La Center Road sewer line project winding down

Pictured is the beginningof NW La Center Road from downtown La Center. The road, which has been under heavy construction in recent months, leads to Exit 16 of Interstate 5.Photo by Cale Johnson Frequent drivers of NW La Center Road no longer need to fret over constant traffic stoppage and delays - t


Fairgrounds residents raise concerns over mailbox theft

A rash of suspected theft from mailboxes has residents of the Fairgrounds Neighborhood Association looking for answers and solutions to stop the alleged federal crimes. At the association's meeting Oct. 12, Randy Delfin, a postal inspector for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service at the Portland burea


Halloween Hall returns to haunt Abrams Park

Ridgefield's Abrams Park is gearing up to be a hotspot for all things Halloween as the return of the Halloween Hall is slated for this weekend. The event, helmed by the Ridgefield Art Association, is back for another year with a little expansion and once again, a lot of community help. The centerpie


County-wide art tour aims to inspire

On Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11-12, 53 artists across Clark County will open their doors to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a free annual event - Clark County Open Studios, a program of the nonprofit organization Arts of Clark County. Open Studios is a self-guided tour in which artists welcome


October shines light on Domestic Violence

You may have seen women on your Facebook page commenting "me too" this week, and for good reason. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and it is a topic that should demand the country's attention. SAFE of Columbia County is an organization that has been dedicated to working toward a world fr

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 15:20:00

Catching up with Marnie at Grandma Aggie's House

A new event during the "Spirit of Hallowentown" festival designed to be more accessible to St. Helens residents brought visitors out to Nob Hill Bed and Breakfast on Sunday night, Oct. 15 to commune with the film's star, Kimberly J. Brown. The B&B was the filming location for Grandma Aggie's house,

THECHRONICLEONLINE.COM - 2017-10-18 17:17:00

Elk Teen of the Month for Sept. 2017

St. Helens High School announced Trinity Degraffenreid has been selected as the Elks Teen of the Month for September. Trinity is just a great young lady, one of the sweetest and most polite people in our high school. Not only is she a great person but she is also a great athlete and a passionate stu


Driver accused of using inhalant before crash

An 18-year-old St. Helens youth accused of killing a man walking along Gable Road faces new charges stemming from the incident. A grand jury indicted Kody A. Allen on five new charges including felony first-degree manslaughter in connection with the death of Arther R. Studer on Sept. 5. Allen is als


Photos from the Spirit of Halloweentown Pumpkin Lighting Ceremony

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Swimmer's competitive motor spins fast

Ever since she started swimming in kindergarten, Jackie Ramsey was drawn to individualized sports. It's among the reasons she pursued gymnastics and fencing over the all-too-common team sports kids often start playing at a young age. And it's in part why the junior, who swims for Battle Ground, has


$500 credit offered for info on carving theft

Have you seen this carving? Local chain saw artist Matt Hambrook is offering $500 credit on his artwork for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an alleged thief who took the carving.Courtesy photo Information leading to the arrest and conviction of an alleged thief of carved wood art


The facets of Alzheimer's explored

From left, Arlene Johnson, current director of Skamania County Senior Services, Julie Burger, Alzheimer's patient, and Christina Marneris, Community Services program supervisor with the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington sit on a panel put on by the Washington chapter of t


Let our aging farmers and their tax burdens retire

If you want to understand the importance of farming, take a quick look at your dinner plate. Generations of farmers have produced food not only for Americans, but for people throughout the world. U.S. farms sold nearly $395 billion in agricultural products in 2012. According to the Washington State


Poaching: calculated carnage by adults who deserve the maximum punishment

In regards to the massive poaching operation uncovered in Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon detailed by The Reflector in a series of articles over the last few months: I hope the book that eventually gets thrown at the suspects in a massive poaching ring weighs 2,000 pounds. I spent hours re


County recruits Texas-based firm to help find new county manager

In addition to posting the position on over a dozen websites, the Board of Clark County Councilors has authorized a Texas-based search firm, Strategic Government Resources, to recruit for a new county manager on a national level. The firm's website has openings for more than 1,800 local government j