Hometown

Deck the halls with cheerful trees

Ivan Gering, former owner of Papa’s Ice Cream Parlor in Washougal, once envisioned a fun-filled event that highlighted local businesses and raised money for Washougal schools.

Local artists open their doors

If you’ve ever admired a piece of locally made artwork and wondered what was going through the artist’s mind when they crafted it, the annual Clark County Open Studios tour offers you a chance to peek inside several local artisans’ workspaces and maybe even pick their brains about their influences and process.

all about BAZAARS

With the holiday season fast approaching, folks will be out looking for unique gifts, delicious food and festive decorations. Clark County boasts a wide variety of bazaars with a vast array of gift ideas and holiday foods. Below, we’ve listed a few of the bazaars sure to have that special present, decoration or goodie you’re searching for this season.

Teacher races toward ‘once in a lifetime’

As she rode her bike through the streets of Rotterdam, Netherlands with the other members of Team USA, all of Alisa Wise’s fears and doubts drifted away.

Makeup Magic

A local makeup artist is ready to help adults and children achieve their ideal looks for Halloween — whether they be something gory, spooky, glamorous or legendary.

A hauntingly good harvest time

Art meets advocacy

An upcoming October show at Camas’ Second Story Gallery, which kicks off tomorrow with a Camas First Friday reception, will focus on more than just beautiful artwork.

‘Made in Oregon’ favorite has new Camas connection

A popular “Made in Oregon” treat — handmade McTavish shortbread — is now a part of the greater Camas community.

Bringing students together

The loud, crowded choir room was abuzz with activity as students chatted amongst themselves and prepared for class. Teacher Ethan Chessin instructed them to gather in a circle and the classmates proceeded to share interesting tidbits of information about themselves.

New year, new buildings, new programs

Some students in Washougal were welcomed back to brand new buildings when the school year began last week.