About East Columbia -- East Columbia is a very unique neighborhood due to its wetlands, open space and drainage ways combined with residential, industrial, and agricultural uses.



Arboretum improvements

Parks Commissioner Amanda Fritz announces funding for Columbia Children’s Arboretum

Click here to see the announcement.



A Mosaic of Memories

Vanport flood viewOn May 30, 1948, the Columbia River completely destroyed the city of Vanport, just west of East Columbia. In one afternoon, the Vanport Flood left more than 18,000 people homeless and killed at least 15.

Through the Lost City, Living Memories project, part of this year’s Vanport Mosaic Festival, 30 flood survivors have told their stories on camera.

Read more: A Mosaic of Memories



Master Recycler course

Become a Certified Master Recycler volunteer

Read more: Master Recycler course

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