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Thank you for supporting our local businesses this holiday season!

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Lights on land and at sea Olde Towne offers special deals, hours

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he retailers and restaurants of Olde Towne invite you to shop and eat in the heart of St. Helens with special prices and later hours. Throughout December, purchase an item at an Olde Towne or John Gumm School merchant and receive 15-percent off a meal in the same area. “It’s a hand-holding promotion because we talk about each other,” said Roni Bartlett, co-owner of the Klondike Restaurant and member of the Olde Towne Merchants Association. “We can help the merchants and the merchants can help the restaurants.” The purchase and the meal don’t have to be on the same day – make a purchase anytime in December and your 15-percent meal coupon is good throughout the month. This is the second year of the promotion; see the ad on page B1 for a list of participating merchants. Also during December, merchants in Olde Towne will be open late – until 9 p.m. every Thursday – for holiday shopping. Both ideas came from members of the re-re-revived Olde Towne Merchants Association – a loose organization of businesses that aim to revitalize the area of town in and around the courthouse square. Bartlett doesn’t have a formal title in the organization, but laughed that “head cheerleader” might be an apt description of her duties. She spearheaded the 15-percent off promotion. There have been many previous attempts at the Merchants Association, she said. The most recent meetings kicked off a few months ago, and Bartlett is optimistic this go-around. “We have an enthusiastic group of merchants this time, so that’s going to be helpful,” she said. “We are looking for ways to band together and make some noise.”

St. Helens tree lighting to coincide with arrival of the Christmas Ship Parade Weather and river conditions permitting, they will cross to the Washington side and the RV Park, then return to the St. Helens City Docks. The fleet is out about two hours. Ships remain overnight at St. Helens City Docks and leave Sunday for the trip up the Multnomah Channel. If you miss the evening’s activities, catch the Ship Fleet in Scappoose on Sunday, Dec. 9. At 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9, both the Columbia and the Willamette fleets will meet in the afternoon at Coon Island and leave for Scappoose arriving at approximately 5 p.m. They will continue up the Multnomah Channel to the Willamette River. This is a long night and arrival at the Willamette River is usually between 8-8:30 p.m. It is not possible to give a closer time frame due to weather conditions, debris in the river, and other conditions beyond control. A full schedule for the Columbia and Willamette fleets, as well as a link for donations, can be found at christmasships.org.

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owntown St. Helens will mark the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony that coincides with the arrival of the 58th annual Christmas Ship Parade along the Columbia. The Christmas Ship Fleet averages about 55 to 60 boats between its two Columbia and Willamette River fleets. The boats, 14 to 65 feet long, are brightly decorated for the holiday season. The privately owned vessels come from Portland, Vancouver, McMinnville, Salem and Hood River areas. Some of the ship owners have been part of the Christmas tradition for more than 30 years, with many being part of the fleets for more than 20 years. Each skipper is responsible for his own expenses, including fuel and insurance for their vessels over the two weeks. The organization accepts donations to help cover the cost of an event insurance policy for the group, along with administrative costs for the year. The tree lighting ceremony beings at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the courthouse square. Carolers will light the tree, and Santa will be arriving via fire truck. At 6 p.m. that evening, both ship fleets will assemble at the St. Helens City Docks and head downriver to Columbia City.

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Special Delivery for Santa Drop off your letters to Santa during business hours at Scappoose City Hall, 33568 East Columbia Ave., through Tuesday, Dec. 18. Santa’s helpers at City Hall will make sure that every child receives a response from the man in red, so be sure to include

your return address. The mail box is a long-standing tradition in Scappoose. For years it was operated by the Fire Department; the city staff took over hosting the mail box about five years ago. City Hall hours are from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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Photos with Santa Come to WorkSource Oregon from 3:30–5:30 p.m. Dec. 5 and get a free photo with Santa. Come enjoy a snack, bring your well-behaved pet, and get your picture taken with St. Nick. Canned food donations for the local food bank are appreciated. Those attending may bring a camera for additional pictures. WorkSource Oregon is at 500 N. Highway 30, Suite 320, in St. Helens.

Local police departments raise money for food banks during the 10th Annual Doughnut Day

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et into the giving spirit – and satisfy your sweet tooth – during the 10th annual Doughnut Day sale, held Dec. 15 by the St. Helens, Scappoose, Rainier, and Clatskanie Police Departments. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will be exchanged for food items to go to area food banks. Each single, non-perishable food item will earn you one doughnut, two food items earns two doughnuts, three food items earns three doughnuts and so on – up to a maximum of two dozen doughnuts per person. Doughnuts will also be available for sale, without a food donation, by the dozen. The St. Helens event will be held from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the St. Helens Police Department, 150 S. 13th Street. In St. Helens, the high school choir and band will perform Christmas carols at the station at 9 a.m. Santa will arrive at 10 a.m. ready to take photos with girls and boys. Donations will benefit the Columbia Pacific Food Bank. For more information or to make a donation to purchase doughnuts, contact Deb Wend at the St. Helens Police Department weekdays at 503-397-3333. In Scappoose, doughnuts will be available from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the station, 33568 E. Columbia Ave. All cans and money collected will go to the Scappoose Food Bank. In Clatskanie, officers will be at Safeway in the Evergreen Shopping Center starting at 7 a.m. until the doughnuts are gone (usually in just a few hours). Cans and money collected there will benefit the Turning Point Food Bank. In Rainer, doughnuts go on sale at 7 a.m. at the police department at 106 W. B Street. The sale continues until the doughnuts are gone. Come early, because the doughnuts go quickly.

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he City of Rainer held its Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration on Dec. 1, but you’re invited to come downtown on Saturday, Dec. 8 for an evening of Christmas music. Bring the family for some old-fashioned caroling in front of City Hall, starting at 5 p.m. There will be hot chocolate and cookies, and Santa will be in town for photos (a $5 donations to the American Cancer Society is suggested). Stick around for the awards presentation for the Christmas Decorating Contest. The top three winners in both the business and residential entries will be announced. Events conclude at 8 p.m.

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CHRISTMAS TOURS OF THE WATTS HOUSE in DECEMBER

November 30 , December 14-16 December 1-2 , December 21-23 December 7-9 , December 28th & 29th Evenings 4:00 – 8:00 pm The house is beautifully decorated by the Historical Society and Community Groups 52432 SE First Street Scappoose, OR Call 503 961-5621 for additional details

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Join us for Wine-Down Downtown: Friday December 7, 4-730 pm Use your ticket to hop on and off the trolley while enjoying wine tasting and snacks at 5 local businesses! Free childcare provided at Peterson Elementary School from 3:30-8pm. Ticket cost is $20.00 and includes 11 wine samplings, snacks, commemorative wine glass, trolley service and fantastic memories! Tickets and info available at: Avenue 30, Miyako Japanese, Old Oregon Smokehouse, Alterations by Heather and Reclaim Resale

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