Around Town for Jan. 11, 2018


Workshop to gather stories about how we came to be here

Later this month, a Clark County Stories Project, spearheaded by Washougal School Board member and Washington State University Vancouver history professor Donna Sinclair, in conjunction with Sue Peabody, another WSU Vancouver professor and trustee of the Clark County Historical Museum (CCHM), Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries and CCHM, will begin to explore the issue of “place” and modern-day migration in Clark County.

Homeless advocate named Washougal’s volunteer of the year

A Washougal church pastor who has been heavily involved in making sure people do not go hungry on Friday afternoons has been honored for his efforts.

Personal trainer works to inspire

A former paralegal turned certified personal trainer has written about her experiences for a book about the role of women as leaders.

Barkers beware: New law has bite

Camas dog owners, take note: A newly amended city ordinance could come back to bite you, if your barking pup is disrupting your neighbors.

Church floats opening shelter in Camas

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church leaders are exploring the possibility of opening their Camas parish hall as an emergency severe-weather shelter this winter.

Making space for nature in Camas

Two months after the Board of County Councilors approved $7 million worth of land conservation projects, including a $4.8 million Camas effort to preserve 100 acres near the northern edges of Lacamas Lake, local leaders are working with landowners to secure natural space and forest land before it can be developed — and pave the way for a planned multi-use trail system that will someday encircle the lake.

Camas eyes partnership with ECFR

How does a growing city address the possibility of increased fire and emergency medical service (EMS) calls without taxing its current system or going overboard by spending millions on future stations that may or may not be needed?

Washougal superintendent leaving for Vancouver Public Schools job

Port of Vancouver sets deadline on controversial oil terminal lease