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Port builds new industrial building in St. Helens

October 24, 2018

The Port of Columbia County (recently renamed from the Port of St. Helens) completed a $1.4 million industrial building in St. Helens. The 11,570 square-foot building was requested build-to-suit by port tenant Composites Universal Group to expand their production facilities in St. Helens. The new “Building E” was built next to “Building B,” which the […]

Port Commission approves lease with South Korean manufacturer

October 17, 2018

The Port of St. Helens Commission approved a lease agreement with a South Korean auto safety bumper manufacturer at Wednesday’s Commission meeting. DongChun Ltd. will lease the 14,000 square-foot building located at 514 Milton Way in St. Helens. DongChun Ltd. manufactures a product called a drive impact relax device (DIRED), which uses permanent magnets and […]

Patrick Trapp appointed new Port Commissioner

August 13, 2018

At a special meeting on August 13, the Port of St. Helens Commission voted to appoint Patrick Trapp as the new Port Commissioner. Trapp will serve the remainder of Paulette Lichatowich’s term, which was vacated when she resigned from the board in July. The position will be up for election in Spring 2019. Patrick Trapp […]

Port to change name to Port of Columbia County

July 30, 2018

At their July 25 Work Session, Port of St. Helens Commissioners voted 4-0 to change the name of the port to the “Port of Columbia County.” The vote finalizes a public process that began back in April, and has included many Commission discussions, as well as extensive public input, an online survey and two community […]