Hometown

A passion for helping orphans

Sometimes, one impulsive decision can alter the course of your life forever. For Camas resident Heather Radu, it came shortly after she graduated from high school in Portland.

Fit at 96

“Ask yourself if what you are doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”

Out of many, one

The phrase “E pluribus unum,” which translates to, “Out of many, one,” is on the seal of the United States.

Cool kids, hot weather, fun camps

With the area’s first taste of warm weather recently, summer is on the minds of many, particularly children. What to do during the long months without school is a question now being considered by parents.

Paying it backward

When Adam Ryan and Seth Bradshaw were looking for projects that would help them to earn the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting's highest honor, they went back in time.

It’s all about attitude

Harriet Walker believes senior citizens can do anything they want if they have something to do.

More than just horses

When Annmarie Ertolacci and her husband moved to Camas last year, they weren't the only ones who needed help navigating the new area.

‘Eyes and ears’ of the trails

You'll see them out on the local trails, picking up garbage, removing fallen tree branches, helping to fill in ruts and potholes, and doing whatever maintenance they can.

Beneficial bugs

When most people think of insects, they likely envision something harmful that needs to be eradicated, especially when gardening.

An outdoor laboratory

When Mona Davies heard a student question disbelievingly that there would be enough to do during three days of outdoor school, a lightbulb went off.