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Schmid property is purchased for future park land

The land once occupied by George Schmid & Sons, Inc., offices and bulldozers has been purchased by the City of Washougal, as a future park ...

Family escapes house fire in Washougal

Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette. According to Camas-Washougal Fire Chief Nick Swinhart, a family of five, including three adults and two children, had all been sleeping when the fire initially broke out at 2257 N. “O” St.

A day of remembrance

Local community honors victims of Sept. 11

Budget on the level for new school year

The Camas School District budget for 2014-15 is very similar to last year’s, with a few exceptions.

Portland man last seen in Skamania

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help find a Portland man who was reported missing Sunday evening.

Lake levels to decrease this week

Camas residents will soon notice water levels at Lacamas Lake becoming increasingly lower.

Concert to benefit charities

All proceeds from an upcoming country music concert in Vancouver will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and Shared Hope International.

Agencies plan Sept. 11 ceremonies

Ceremonies will be held in the Camas-Washougal area, to remember the lives of firefighters, first responders and others who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

C-Tran increases some bus fares

For the fifth time in five years, C-Tran has raised its fares.

ECFR voters will decide on EMS levy

On the Nov. 4 General Election ballot, East County Fire and Rescue will be asking its voters to approve the renewal of a levy that supports emergency medical services.

Local students post modest gains on state tests

Students in Camas continue to score well above average on all parts of the state tests, while Washougal students posted gains in science and reading.