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Rainier Mayor and Council Candidate Filings Open June 5

Rainier Mayor and Council Candidate Filings Open June 5 for November 2024 Election Wednesday, June 5 is the first day that incumbents and other interested parties can file for local office in order to run for positions in the November 5 general...

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City Hall Restoration

At its May 6 meeting, the Rainier City Council voted unanimously to award two bids for work on the historic City Hall building. Work has already begun on restoring the windows in the City Hall building, which is over 100 years old. That window...

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At its Monday, March 4 meeting, the Rainier City Council voted unanimously to appoint Russ Reigel as the city’s new interim public works director. Reigel, a longtime resident of the Rainier area, most recently worked as a maintenance supervisor...

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Meet the Mayor: Jerry Cole

It is an honor to serve
the citizens of Rainier as their Mayor


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Welcome to picturesque Rainier, Oregon!

Originally founded in 1851 by Charles E. Fox as Eminence; Rainier, Oregon provides a nice variety of scenic views, historical landmarks, local area entertainment, fishing, camping, and outdoor exploration; as well as easy access to City Life and Entertainment in Longview, WA and Portland, OR. River beach access within minutes and ocean beaches within 50 miles, impressive views of our namesake Mount Rainier and the Pacific Northwest volcano, Mt. St Helens.  The Columbia County frontage of the Columbia River offers some of the best Sturgeon Fishing year around, and is also perfect for camping and water recreations.  Rainier has a rich history including the ‘Lewis & Clark Trail’.  

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