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Camas pool will have new manager

The Camas Municipal Pool will have a new manager come summer. Last night, the Camas City Council unanimously approved an agreement with Lacamas Swim & ...

Car prowler targets vehicles in Washougal

Police are looking for a car prowler who rummaged through several vehicles early Tuesday morning in Washougal.

Camas will ‘Spring Into History’ Saturday

A family-oriented photo scavenger hunt is the centerpiece of an afternoon of Camas explorations being planned for Saturday. The activity is part of “Spring Into History” month, sponsored by the Downtown Camas Association. This weekend’s event will also include a walking tour, historic displays, kids’ activities, story-telling, history book signing, and a special unveiling. It will run from noon to 4 p.m., and starts outside at Northeast Fourth Avenue and Birch Street in downtown Camas.

Camas, Port support hiring consultants for tax credit program

The City of Camas and Port of Camas-Washougal have both recently committed financial support for laying the groundwork to take part in the federal New Markets Tax Credit Program. The final piece of the puzzle is now in the Washougal City Council’s hands. On April 15, Port commissioners voted 3-0 and on Monday the Camas City Council voted 6-0 to enter into a professional services agreement with the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association. The document outlines the process and financial commitment for working with consultants to establish a Community Development Entity, a move that is necessary to take part in the New Markets Tax Credit Program, which could support local economic development projects.

CHS Science Olympiad wins state

Winning state once? Awesome. Twice? Fantastic. Three times? Almost never. But Camas High School’s Science Olympiad teams hit a new record April 12, taking first-place at the State Science Olympiad Tournament for the fourth year in a row. This comes on the heels of third- and fourth-place state-level wins earlier in March for Liberty Middle School and Skyridge Middle School, respectively.

Lacamas Credit Union hosts free shred days in May

For the seventh consecutive year, Lacamas Community Credit Union will sponsor two free community shred days in May. The Clark County shred day is scheduled for Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the 192nd Avenue Financial Center, located at 19200 S.E. 31st St., in the Fisher’s Landing area of Camas.

Shoes, shoes, shoes

1950s cinema and fashion icon Marilyn Monroe once said, “Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world.” For many women, shoes are not simply worn to protect feet from the elements, but as unique expressions of style, mood and personality. With this in mind, a new boutique in downtown Camas will soon offer footwear for women and men in a variety of styles, colors and sizes, with a special focus on customer service and attention to detail.

Camas kindergartener brought bullets on bus

A school bus was searched following a report of a Camas kindergarten student carrying bullets in a backpack. At about 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the driver of a school bus on a Prune Hill Elementary route was alerted by a student that a bullet was discovered.

Science Olympiad top in state

Winning state once? Awesome. Twice? Fantastic. Three times? Almost never. But Camas High School’s Science Olympiad teams hit a new record Saturday, taking first-place at the State Science Olympiad Tournament for the fourth year in a row.

New management proposed for Camas pool

If all goes as planned, the Camas Municipal Pool will have a new manager come summer. Lacamas Swim & Sport is negotiating an agreement with the city to operate the pool, which could open as early as Memorial Day weekend.

CWFD will conduct training burn Saturday

A Washougal home will go up in flames Saturday as part of a training burn.