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About Vernonia's voice. (Vernonia, OR) 2007-current | View Entire Issue (June 15, 2017)
from the editor:
Vernonia’s Voice celebrates
your knowledge, your
our ten year anniversary.
letters, your photos, and
That’s right, it’s been ten
your humor – you have
truly helped make this
started out as just a crazy
idea – that a small town
And of course to
newspaper could have a
you, our readers who
positive impact on our
have offered support and
community by sharing
encouragement and made
good news, positive stories,
this labor of love worth
and recording the daily
publication of the first issue of the Voice in June 2007.
experiences of the people
Living in a small rural
who live here.
town means that everyday
signature. And to Amy Shearer who
In ten years we’ve watched provided graphic design expertise in the occurrences hold special meaning. It
this town live its life, day in and day early years.
also means that we all feel part of
out. We witnessed a natural disaster
We certainly need to thank something collective – that when one of
try to knock us down, and watched all of our many advertisers who have us wins, or one of us loses, we all share
as this community banded together supported us over the years, especially in the experience.
to collectively pick itself back up and those who have helped anchor us from
Please enjoy the following
rebuild. We’ve watched this town the very beginning, including R&S photos as we look back over the last ten
struggle, and we’ve watched this town Market, Sharon Bernal Real Estate, years. We hope this helps tell the story
Grey Dawn Gallery, Muffy’s Saddle of this community – of people going to
We would like to take just a Shoes, Vernonia Dental, True Value, work each day or volunteering, of people
moment and thank those who have R&R Motor Company, Meyer’s Auto celebrating holidays, special events
helped us reach this ten year milestone. Body, Marie Krahn, LMT, Mike Pihl and milestones, of people witnessing
Certainly to Evan Doyle, who was there Logging, New Day Massage, Payroll triumphs and tragedies, of children
from the very first cup of coffee and Plus, Absolute Marble, Steve Hemeon, growing up, and others growing old.
shared her vision, talent, and love and Storage Too, and Wauna Credit Union.
It has truly been an honor these
passion for this little town. To Rebecca Thank you for showing faith and trust last ten years, chronicling the life of
Wright and Flighwright Design, who in us and for being our partner in this this town and its people. Thank you for
helped bring that vision to life on endevour.
allowing us to share your experience.
paper and helped form the original and
Thank you to our many Scott Laird
colorful look that has remained our contributors who over the years have Editor and Publisher
From the very first issue of Vernonia’s
Voice. Our kids are our future. June 2007
Katie and Bill Organ at First Friday. November 2007
Publisher and Managing Editor
Dr. Carol McIntyre
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Loggers hard at work in the woods. August 2008
The flood on December 3, 2007 caused severe damage to homes,
businesses and schools. January 2008
Remnants of the December 2007 flood that
damaged all three buildings in the Vernonia
School District. January 2008
Kelsey Brown helping Jackson carve a
pumpkin at the annual Salmon Festival.
Sadie Gump taking part in the
annual Easter Egg Hunt.
Employees of Wauna Credit Union on
their float in the Jamboree Parade.
Girls having fun at Echoing Evergreen Summer Day Camp. August 2009
For more photos turn to page 9