Out with the old, in with the new year
Bundles of string lights, star-shaped lanterns and other decorations sat in piles around the Columbia Courthouse Plaza as St. Helens city workers removed holiday decorations from the public plaza on the first work day of the new year. Shown here: Scott Williams discards a tree from the plaza as Bryson Takemoto carries away a snowflake decoration.
St. Helens public works employees Scott Harrington and Ethan Stirling took to the trees in a bucket truck Wednesday, Jan. 2, to remove Christmas ball decorations and other lights from the Columbia Courthouse Plaza. The removal of the holiday decorations signaled a fresh start to 2019.