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Camas mourns loss of city administrator

Camas Mayor Scott Higgins announced Monday that City Administrator Nina Regor died following complications from ongoing medical issues. Higgins said during last night’s City Council meeting that Regor, 51, passed away Sunday night at her home in Camas, “surrounded by her family and at peace.” Regor had been on medical leave for the past two weeks. She had last attended the Sept. 16 City Council meetings.

Treasure House deals with food bank shortages

There are some empty shelves at the Inter-Faith Treasure House, of Camas/Washougal, and Executive Director Nancy Wilson is hoping area residents will help fill them. “We’re really short on food,” she said. “If people would just buy one or two extra cans, it would make a lot of difference here in our little town. “We appreciate one can, two cans, a sackful,” Wilson added.

Candidates, propositions will be the focus of upcoming forums

The Nov. 5 general election is right around the corner, and a handful of forums will give local residents opportunities to learn more about candidates running for office and a proposition that will be on the ballot.

Candidates, propositions will be the focus of upcoming forums

The Nov. 5 general election is right around the corner, and a handful of forums will give local residents opportunities to learn more about candidates running for office and a proposition that will be on the ballot.

“Blessing of the Animals” to be held Sunday

Cats, dogs and other pets are welcome at the annual blessing ceremony Sunday.

Police arrest two suspects for vandalism

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with several acts of vandalism which took place during a 48-hour period last week

Amnesia will move headquarters to Washougal

Amnesia Brewing has announced it is moving all of its operations to downtown Washougal. The company, owned by Kevin King and his wife, Kristina, has sold its Portland location to StormBreaker Brewing. The site, at 832 N. Beech St., will remain open through December. A new 15-barrel brewing system began production in March, at 1834 Main St., in Washougal. It was a month after a tasting room opened at the 5,500-square-foot site. The brewery is expected to produce up to 6,000 barrels of beer a year. For more information, call 335-1008 or visit www.amnesiabrews.com.

Priority Life Chiropractic & Massage to hold open house Oct. 5

Complimentary chair massages and spinal screenings will be provided during an open house at Priority Life Chiropractic & Massage.The event, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, from noon to 4 p.m., will also include food, wine, live music, children’s activities, games, crafts, balloon art, door prizes and raffles.Drs. Mignon Cejalvo, Gregg Lackey, Lori Avis and Ann Maupin provide adjustments to correct spinal misalignments, and licensed massage practitioners Alicia Bancke, Ben Schmaltz, Luisa Villanueva and Ashley Fahrion offer techniques to alleviate muscle tension and correct imbalances.

Waste Connections opens first natural gas fueling station

Waste Connections Inc. has celebrated the opening of its first compressed natural gas facility in Clark County. It is located at the hauling facility at 9411 N.E. 94th Ave., Vancouver. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Sept. 12.

An unlikely partnership

It was only a year ago that Chris Dierickx and Nick Brown were working in two separate funeral homes in the small community of Camas. Dierickx is a fourth generation funeral director and current owner of Straub’s Funeral Home and Columbia River Cremation, while at that time Brown was a third generation funeral director at Brown’s Funeral Home and Cremation Services. “We were both managers of our own family firms,” said Brown. “We really had only talked in passing. It wasn’t that there was any hostility between the two of us, we just didn’t know each other.”