A 12-year-old boy is recovering in a Portland hospital from burns to his face and hands after carrying his grandmother to safety after an explosive fire at their home in Vernonia .
VERNONIA — A 12-year-old boy is recovering from burns to his face and hands after carrying his grandmother to safety after an explosive fire at their home in Vernonia .
19 pm about five miles south of Vernonia , according to Oregon State Police.
Enlarge Michael Lloyd, The Oregonian US Sen Ron Wyden passed out pieces of the freshly cut ribbon to future students at the dedication of Vernonia 's new K-12 school building Tuesday.
The city of Vernonia , on the Nehalem River, has completely rebuilt its schools after a 2007 flood wreaked havoc on the district.
View full size Photo courtesy The Metropolitan Group Vernonia 's new school and community center got started in earnest last summer, when a crane raised the first concrete wall section into place -- all on ground well above the flood plain.
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A Columbia County judge has blocked US Bank from evicting a Vernonia woman whose home was sold in foreclosure.
Thomas Boyd Gov Ted Kulongoski spoke Thursday at Vernonia 's Washington Grade School after breaking ground on the town's new school and community center.
VERNONIA – Three years ago tomorrow, the rivers that wind their way through Vernonia spilled past their banks and into hundreds of homes.
Nehalem River, from Vernonia to Big Eddy.
Vernonia 's Anderson Park at the base of Jefferson Street, a right turn off the town's main drag, Bridge Street (Oregon 47).
Flooded streets are shown Tuesday, Dec 4, 2007, in Vernonia , Ore.
A 64-year-old woman and 12-year-old boy were badly burned in a house fire in Vernonia .