Discover Camas and Washougal
Three local breweries are creating some excitement among area beer drinkers.Rail Side Brewing, Ltd., provides assorted beers in WashougalMike and Anka Davis opened Rail Side Brewing, Ltd., in August 2012.
Obtaining a black belt in Gracie Jiu Jitsu takes years of mastery. Good thing Mel Locke appreciates the art.
One of the unique aspects of Camas and Washougal are the schools. From small buildings tucked away in Skamania County to brand new facilities with all the latest technology, the area has a bit of everything.
What makes these schools different, besides the physical structures, is the programs they have.
The Post-Record is featuring a few of these unique opportunities offered at the local schools. Some were the result of parent volunteers, others were designed ...
Beautiful, deep red bing cherries. Bunches of luscious, sweet scented lavender. Tall, bright green, crisp asparagus. Tender, light crepes stuffed with smooth, creamy peanut butter and drizzled with chocolate sauce. A cool glass of tart lemonade, with just a hint of sweet flavor.
These freshly picked and homemade items are just a sampling of what is available right now at the Camas Farmer’s Market. It was established six years ago and aims to provide ...
A lifelong resident of the Camas-Washougal area is among the people who provide information and assistance at the Two Rivers Heritage Museum.
Bob Peake, 82, has volunteered there for 25 years.
One of the areas he is most fascinated with is the “tool shed.”
A slew of well attended recent ribbon cutting events tell the tale. Downtown Camas is the place to be — both from an economic development and social standpoint.
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- June 26, 2013
The Downtown Camas Association recently received special recognition from the Washington State Main Street program. The recognition came as a result of the mill artifacts fundraiser, which generated 18,000 for the DCA.
In the late 1800s, newspaper owner Henry L. Pittock decided to build a new paper mill and the town to support it. Lacamas, which would later be renamed Camas, was born. Nearly 130 years later, the mill continues its operation today at ...
The Camas-Washougal area offers a variety of businesses, where customers are very likely to encounter the owners while shopping or eating.
Children are appreciated at Dairy Queen
There are a lot of memories captured on the walls of the Dairy Queen in Camas.
With its network of trails, well-paved roads and scenic views, the Camas and Washougal areas are fast becoming home to an emerging cycling culture.
No employment, married and needing money to feed his first child, Kerry Burkheimer designed his first fly rod at his home along the Washougal River.
"This all started on a dinning room table," said the 65-year-old lifelong fishing enthusiast. "I put two kits together with the money my dad loaned me, took them to a shop in Battle Ground and they sold within one week. The guy at the shop told me to build him ...
“Leave nothing but footprints. Take nothing but pictures. Kill nothing but time.”
This popular quote describes some of the unwritten rules of hiking. In the Camas and Washougal areas, with close access to the Columbia River Gorge, there are a multitude of beautiful areas one could wander on for hours.
Whether you are seeking a short, challenging hike with stunning views of the gorge, observing nature in a wildlife refuge, or traversing near local waterways ...