February 6, 2015 Issue




Warrenton Grade School student Jacob Morrow recently won the district competition of the VFW Patriot Pen Essay Contest. 

February 6, 2015 Issue


The historic DK Warren House in Warrenton has new owners. See this week’s Columbia Press for the full story…


January 16, 2015 Issue


RickNewton(Top)Mark Kujala was sworn into office as Warrenton’s first elected mayor at the January 13 city commission meeting. City Manager Kurt Fritsch administered the oath of Office. (Bottom) Rick Newton was sworn into office as Warrenton City Commissioner at the same meeting.


Downtown Warrenton Commercial Facade Improvement Grant Program Available

The Warrenton Urban Renewal District, in cooperation with the Warrenton Business Association is accepting applications from businesses in the Urban Renewal District for grants for building facade improvements. Matching grants up to $5,000 per building are available from a $50,000 grant fund. Applications may be submitted immediately and until February 28, 2015, with awards to be made in April 2015. Applications and eligibility requirements may be found on the City of Warrenton website: www.ci.warrenton.or.us under “Urban Renewal” or at City Hall, 225 S. Main Avenue. For more information, call the City Recorder’s Office at 503-861-0823.