This extreme heat continues. There are various cooling centers open around Columbia County:
* Vernonia: City Library
* Clatskanie: Rec Center and Presbyterian Church
* Scappoose: Rose Valley Retirement Center
* St. Helens, Warren: Warren Community Fellowship Church
The centers will be open from 10 AM-8 PM through at least Thursday, July 30, 2009.
Those needing transport to a cooling center can call CCRider Dispatch at 503-366-0159 to get a ride free of charge.