Hometown

A celebration of survival

Breast cancer is beatable. There are scores of women who not only survive, but thrive after diagnosis and treatment.

Blending fitness and family

Like many first-time moms, Jenn Prettyman felt overwhelmed, isolated and unsure of herself following the birth of her daughter, Alyssa. After seeing a flyer at a mom’s group about Baby Boot Camp, Prettyman decided to give it a try in the hopes it would lift her spirits. She took one class with her infant in tow, and was hooked.

Bringing cultures together

When Stephen Baranowksi graduated from Camas High School in 2006, he had a unique opportunity to be a student volunteer at the city’s first conversational English Language Camp in Poland.

Exploring their futures

While some teens spent the summer at the river, hanging out with friends, hiking or vacationing, several Camas High School students devoted much of their free time toward potential future careers.

Celebrating fall, family & fun

With the season changing from summer to fall, there are several happenings in the Camas-Washougal area that will usher in cold, crisp mornings and falling leaves.

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.