Another Flood? We got this.

[This is a living document and will be updated as new information comes in] On December 8th, 2015 it rained again. And again. Over the past 2 days the town of Vernonia has seen 6″ of rainfall onto an already waterlogged town. This is certainly bad news, but the experience gained during previous floods means this is no tragedy. All

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Timberbound – Music Rooted in a Place and Time

            Joe Seamons grew up listening to his parents playing music. He was enraptured by the musicians and instruments they played at the living room sing-alongs, parties and concerts his parents and their friends would organize. The songs told tales of places and people Seamons knew or had heard stories about. They contained accounts of fishermen and loggers and folks

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Biking and Hiking Around Vernonia

Oregon is well known internationally as a bicycling destination. Vernonia has been capturing its share of those cyclists, as well as hikers and equestrian riders, due to its proximity to two regional trails. Combine that with nearby Stub Stewart State Park and the multitude of logging roads surrounding the town, and Vernonia finds itself turning into a biking and hiking

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Our Community Treasures

Our Community Treasures…We are rich beyond words! The Nehalem River, Rock Creek, and our little lake We’re surrounded by water, for goodness sake! Right through the middle and down the length of our town These streams of ours sure get around! It’s the perfect time of year to get out the drift boat As the sun rises, make an early

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Lucky kids!

Lucky Kids! Seriously, we’ve got it so good! Who else has this in their neighborhood? A place at the river where kiddos can wade A good spot to skip rocks from the bank in the shade A little waterfall, just the right size They can walk along top, these little guys Wading in the rapids, looking for crawdads It’s the

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Really good dog tricks!

The amazing canines from the Border Collie International Performing Canine Team are coming to Vernonia! Since 1994 BCI has uniquely educated and entertained kids of all ages through demonstrations of football, basketball, baseball, soccer and world class Frisbee tricks. This event is happening courtesy of the Vernonia Public Library Summer Reading Program. Make sure to join us at Hawkins Park

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