Hometown

Expression through appliqué

When eight women met in Iva Lindsay’s home in 1974 to organize a quilting group, they never imagined what it would become.

A new vision

Elida Field has long dreamed of having her own studio. The Camas artist has used her basement and leased in the past, but always desired her own, dedicated space.

International experiences

When asked to describe his favorite aspect of Paris, Craig Grable is at a loss for words.

Living every day to the fullest

“Never give up.” Marilyn Goodman lived by that statement. The Camas resident battled ovarian cancer for 10 years, enduring several reoccurrences and experimental therapies before the disease took her life on Aug. 15.

‘The toughest job, you’ll ever love’

As a senior in college at Graceland University, Paige Webberly was on track to her dream of becoming a doctor. She had good grades, a double major in biology and chemistry, and a work ethic to match.

Getting students ready for kindergarten

Beginning this fall, the Washougal School District will provide full-day kindegarten to all students as a part of a $19.6 million, voter-approved maintenance and operations levy.

A focus on SAFETY

Safety. It’s a topic of discussion for school leaders everywhere. With violent acts and threats of violence continuing to make the headlines, administrators are looking for ways to help ensure parents, staff and students feel secure.

A whirlwind of fun

A feeling of celebration was in the air during opening day at the Clark County Fair Friday morning. Whether it was to brave one of the stomach-turning rides, watch the new traveling sea lion exhibit, feast on fair food or just have fun, people came out in force for “Summer’s Best Party.” By 10 a.m., many of the parking lots were full and people waited in lines for some of the more popular rides.

Nationally broadcast poet will entertain at library

In addition to offering paintings and music, Second Story Gallery will be presenting Live Wire! House Poet Scott Poole during the reception on Friday that kicks off August’s exhibit.

A passion to create

Like many women, Marj Casswell returned to a hobby she loved after retiring. Casswell enjoyed painting when she was young, but put that interest on hold to raise a family and have a career.