Equestrian Sports are a Favorite in Vernonia

            Vernonians love their horses. The town has a great equestrian history and numerous opportunities for both young and old cowboy and cowgirls to take part in equestrian activities. Whether it’s trail riding, horse gaming, 4H or high school competitions, Vernonia has something for everybody. We even have our own rodeo queen! The Vernonia Ridge Riders…

Vernonia Becomes a Biking Destination

The town of Vernonia is attracting visitors because it finds itself at the epicenter of two regional trails. The newly established Tualatin Valley Scenic Bikeway (which includes the decades old Banks-Vernonia State Trail) and the Crown Zellerbach (CZ) Trail are bringing visitors, especially visitors on bicycles, in droves during the spring, summer and fall. These trails are making a Vernonia…

Vernonia Celebrates Opening of New School

“I cannot tell you how proud I am to be an Oregonian because of this community. You are what Oregon is all about.”                 ~ Former Oregon Governor, Ted Kulongoski                             It was a day for happiness. It was a day for smiles. It was a day for a few tears of joy. But most of all it was…