The Public Health Foundation of Columbia County is encouraging Columbia County community members to commit or recommit to healthy, smoke-free lives by participating in the American Cancer Society’s 43rd Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15, 2018.


The Rainier City Council was asked again this past month to fund the local drainage district that faces a budget shortfall of $172, 966 for levee recertification. City officials denied a request for funds this past May.