Three men — two with ties to Clark County government — will be interviewed this week for the position of Camas city administrator.
Mayor Scott Higgins said Monday that the three finalists are Peter S. Capell, current Clark County public works director; Joe Hannan, current Mukilteo city administrator; and Peter M. Mayer, former Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation director and current deputy director and chief operations officer of the Snohomish Health District in Everett.
On Thursday, all three ...
Mark Lockwood braved temperatures in the high 40s Thursday, while sorting donations of assorted goods that will soon be on their way to the Philippines.Lockwood, a volunteer, was dressed in several layers of clothing in the River Rock Church warehouse, as he separated contributions of clothing, shoes, bedding, toys, medical and school supplies, pots, pans and tarps.
According to the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, more than 3.3 million people were displaced ...
A pool of 17 candidates for Camas city administrator is currently being narrowed to a field of three who will be interviewed next week.
Higgins announced earlier this month that an expedited recruitment process that will make use of the results from the city administrator selection process completed within the past year would be used. This time around, the recruitment is being completed internally with assistance from Waldron, a regional human resources consulting firm that ...
The 15 Clark County residents elected as freeholders earlier this month will be sworn in today.
The event will be held at 6 p.m., at the Clark County Public Service Center sixth-floor hearing room, 1300 Franklin St., Vancouver. The group’s first meeting will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Police are investigating an incident at the Cape Horn-Skye Elementary and Canyon Creek Middle School campus after a firearm was used to shoot out several exterior lights.
Maintenance staff were repairing lights around the building last week when they noticed the vandalism. Bullet casings were found nearby.
The schools are located on rural Washougal River Road and share a campus. The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident, which is estimated to have ...
The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual holiday luncheon Thursday, Dec. 12, at Camas Meadows Golf Club.
During the event, which begins at 11:30 a.m., more than 55 gift baskets will be raffled to the 160 attendees. Each basket has a minimum value of $100. Raffle tickets are $1 each.
- 0 comments
- November 26, 2013
A former senior assistant at the Washougal Community Library has been promoted.
Janet Alder, of Washougal, is the new marketing and outreach coordinator for the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District.
She was selected by an interview panel comprised of employees from throughout the district.
Several shops in downtown Washougal are inviting the community to a block party.
The holiday event will be held Thursday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m.
- 0 comments
- November 26, 2013
The owners and patients of Washougal Sport & Spine Physical Therapy will soon have some new views of downtown Washougal.
The five-year old practice, owned by Steve McCarthy and Kimberly Williams, both of Camas, will relocate from 1700 Main St., Ste. 222 to Suite 136, within Washougal Town Square, in February 2014.
McCarthy, a 1996 Camas High School graduate, said the new location will provide approximately 20 percent more space than the current suite — around 2 ...
On a cold but sunny Saturday afternoon, The Fairgate Inn in Camas held its annual holiday high tea. As always, the event was beautifully decorated and the food was absolutely amazing.
Area residents can contribute to meals for senior citizens.
Beverages from the Camas-Washougal area will be included in a festival.
A three-day event will include participation by local vendors.
Georgia-Pacific announced that East County Fire and Rescue would receive a $10,000 grant.
- 0 comments
- November 19, 2013
Underneath the shoulder length, wavy, gray hair and glasses, lies the strength of a woman who survived an abusive marriage and found love the second time around.
Della Howe, 85, of Camas, has written her third book, “Al’s Twisted Mind,” about her ex-husband.
In the book, Howe, who uses the pen name Marie Jensun, has changed her former husband’s name.
She married “Al” when she was 18, and he was 21.