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About Vernonia's voice. (Vernonia, OR) 2007-current | View Entire Issue (May 7, 2015)
City Department Updates
In Memory of...
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Gregory “G Dub” Wright any time he could.
He will be greatly missed by Office.
Greg passed away after a
nine-month valiant fight against
He was born in Portland,
OR, but grew up in Vernonia, OR on
the family dairy.
Greg loved the outdoors
– hunting, clamming, crabbing,
mushrooming, but fishing was
always #1; from trout to sturgeon,
he enjoyed it all. Greg loved fishing
for salmon and steelhead on Dibblee
Beach and would go sturgeon fishing
his mom Sally, second mom Frankie,
sisters Debbie, Kim, Tracy (Mike)
and Linell, nieces, nephews, Aunt
Mary, uncles, cousins and ‘chosen
A celebration of Greg’s
life will be held at Dibblee Beach,
Rainier, OR on Saturday, May
16, 2015 at 3:00 PM. Please
or email Tracy Anderson at
• The City has experienced numerous calls
regarding homes for sale in the floodplain.
Citizens should not hesitate to call and inquire
about floodplain properties.
• City Administrator and City Engineer walked
the downtown corridor and drafted proposals
for Council for downtown trees/sidewalk/parking
• The City Administrator presented the Budget
Message during the first Budget meeting. The
Budget Committee’s job is to review the budget
submitted by staff and to set spending policy for
the coming year. The committee is made up by
Readers Lend Their Voices...
A Trusted Name in Funeral Service
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Fuiten, Rose & Hoyt
Funeral Home & Crematory
2308 Paciﬁc Ave.,
741 Madison Ave.,
Granite Markers & Monuments
Jeﬀ & Kathryn Hoyt
Family Owned & Operated
Formerly Prickett’s Mortuary
Forest Grove Memorial Chapel
To sign the online guest book or to send a
condolence to the family go to
the five City Council members and five others.
• The City Administrator and new Parks
Superintendent meet daily to establish work
schedule for maintenance, improvement projects
for our City parks. The meetings are focusing on
short term and long term maintenance/cleaning/
improvements of our parks.
• The City Administrator attended “Coffee with the
Commissioners” at Black Iron Grill. This was an
opportunity for the citizens of Vernonia to meet
the three Columbia County Commissioners and
to chat with them about County and local issues,
and discuss ideas and potential solutions to
concerns and problems.
Locally owneW in Vernonia
Serving NW Oregon
All Cemeteries AccepteW
OrWer Wrawing at no charge online
now have more need of employees
than ever. Maybe some of you were
called and participated in their survey.
They used this same tactic the
last time a proposal came up and we
fell for it. Shame on us!!
If 5-243 doesn’t pass there
could be cuts and reductions in service
for riders who commute to their jobs
from Columbia County; for seniors and
the disabled and students.
Vote yes on 5-243.
To the Editor,
A special “Thank You” from
P.E.O. to all who helped make our
Randstad is hiring
immediately for great
jobs in the Solar Panel
These positions are entry level and do not require
any experience. This is a great opportunity to get
your foot in the door into high tech manufactur-
ing. These positions are 120 day assignments with
the opportunity to get hired on full time at 90
days if meeting all expectations. We oﬀer both
day and night shifts on a compressed work week
(12 hour shifts). Day shifts pay $10.50 an hour and
night shifts pay $11.55 an hour. Every shift will
have about 1.5 hours of overtime! Interested
applicants please contact the Randstad branch at
503-693-5265 and you will be provided a link to
• Kitchen & Bathroom Remodels • Finish Carpentry
• Ceramic Tile Work • Custom Home Construction
• Additions • Commercial Tenant Improvements
Jim Morrison, Jr.
recent Spring Tea last Saturday a huge
The First Christian Church for
letting us use their facility;
To Katie and Alexa Cook,
who entertained us with their beautiful
songs—in perfect harmony;
To many friends and relatives
who loaned their fine china and trusted
us not to break them;
Vernonia’s Voice for helping
us so much with timely articles and
reminders about the event;
The staff at R&S Market for
selling tickets for us;
And, especially, Thank you
to the ladies of all ages who attended
and made it so much fun for us. From
grandmas to preschoolers, you all
seemed to enjoy the food, fellowship
and fun. Your generosity will be
appreciated by college women of
our community who will be future
recipients of scholarships, as we
continue our effort of “women helping
women” meet financial needs in
Message to all Ladies: Start
thinking about a frilly, colorful, pretty,
outrageous, froufrou hat to wear next
year—we are already planning the
Second Annual Spring Tea!
P.E.O. Members of Vernonia
Ph: (503) 429-0154
Vernonia, OR 97064
• Licensed • Bonded • Insured
Are you a senior citizen? Do you need assistance?
Karen Miller with Community Action Team is available for consultation for senior services in the Vernonia
area. Help is also available for energy assistance. 503-366-6581
Classified Ad Rates
$5/month (two issues)
Rideshare/Carpool Ads FREE
Newer home, 3bd, 2 bath, 1400 sq. ft.
$1100 per month, $500 security deposit.
Month to month and lease to buy options
available. Please contact 503-961-3489.
Self Storage - Fine, insulated storage units
in Clatskanie. 20 sizes, on site managers -
John & Kris Lillich. Visa/MC/AmEx accept-
GAR AGE SALES
Huge Garage Sale Saturday, May 9th
10 AM to 4 PM and Sunday, May 10th 10
AM to 2 PM. 56278 McDonald Rd. Some
Items:Ammunition, 22 LR, 30-06, .410
shotgun reloader and supplies, Washing ma-
chine, 200 amp service panel, some tools,
GAR AGE SALES
tires, and more.
Guitar Lessons all styles, taught by a
professional with 30 years experience. $25/
hr. John 503-235-8996 or 503-789-3835
Handyman with light auto mechanic/retail
background wanted. Looking for someone
not afraid to get their hands dirty who can
think on their feet. Heavy lifting required.
Please send name, address, phone number
and work experience to: Employment,
POBox 55, Vernonia, OR 97064
To place an ad call: 503-367-0098
Wine tasting room attendant needed 2-3
days a week, 60675 NW Sunset Hwy., Tim-
ber, OR. Requirements: HS diploma, excel-
lent communication skills, retail exp., com-
puter literate; valid ODL & transport, handle
cash/credit sales, daily ACCT./RPTG., open/
close business, willingness to work on one’s
own w/little supervision (wine pouring ex-
perience helpful). $9.25/hr & commissions.
Email email@example.com or call 503-
Immediate Opening for Park Host at
Anderson Park, Vernonia OR. Please visit
vernonia-or.gov for information.
Cedar Ridge is currently hiring kitchen
staff. We are looking for self-motivated
cooks who have a current food handlers card
and preferably one year of food service ex-
perience. Candidates must show strong orga-
nizational skills, a positive attitude, ability to
multitask, attention to detail and solid work
ethic. Must be able to work cleanly, efficient-
ly, and with careful attention to preparation.
If interested, visit www.visitcedarridge.com
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I Buy Guitars, amps and other musical in-
struments. Call John 503-235-8996 or 503-