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As the warmer weather increases the temperatures in the northwest corner of the state, fire mangers will be increasing the fire danger level to Moderate (blue) for recreationists using the forests in the Northwest 2 and 3 weather zones. This change will be effective at 1:00 a.m. on Tuesday J…

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Clatskanie Elementary School has a new principal.

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The United States ranks 56th in the world in infant mortality, barely breaking the top 25 percent, falling behind such countries as Bosnia-Herzegovina and Latvia. In an effort to decrease the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the Columbia Pacific CCO (CPCCO) has partnered with loc…

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The Columbia County Fair and Rodeo began on July 17, and will run through July 21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds.

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The U.S. Geological Survey reports no inland damage and no tsunami was generated by the 5.4 magnitude earthquake at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, off the Southern Oregon Coast.

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The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

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The Columbia County Fair and Rodeo began on July 17, and will run through July 21 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds.

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The U.S. Geological Survey reports no inland damage and no tsunami was generated by the 5.4 magnitude earthquake at 8 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, off the Southern Oregon Coast.

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The police blotter relates to the public record of incidents as reported by law enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information printed is preliminary and subject to change.

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The target date for closing NW Cornelius Pass Road to through traffic for construction is now expected to be late Sunday night, July 21, according to Multnomah County Communications Officer Mike Pullen.

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The Clatskanie Pool, which is open during the summer season, has been closed all this year in order to repair a leak, as The Chief previously reported.