Are we ready for the next big catastrophe?

Having watched a spate of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires devastate areas throughout the United States and Mexico in recent weeks, the question of natural disaster prep is likely on many people’s minds. Read More

City leaders reignite fireworks debate, may impose ban

In the days following the disclosure that the massive Eagle Creek fire burning more than 35,000 acres in the Columbia River Gorge may have been sparked by a Vancouver teen’s inexplicable throwing of fireworks off a trail during one of the hottest, driest days of the summer, Camas City Administrator Pete Capell said his staff received a number of phone calls and email messages from citizens concerned about the city’s stance on fireworks. Read More

A bittersweet goodbye in downtown Camas

Family and friends, as well as employees and customers, recently gathered at the Camas Dairy Queen to show their appreciation and affection for the woman who has owned the restaurant for 37 years. Read More

Business celebrates 100 years in C-W area

Owners of Washougal Lumber Co., Inc. — past and present — recently celebrated the company’s centennial birthday by thanking the people who helped the business survive challenging economic times. Read More