News

Firefighters are wearing pink

Local firefighters are joining those across the country who are proudly wearing pink this month, in an effort to bring attention to the fight against breast cancer.

Camas School District website nears completion

Two weeks after the Camas School District website was compromised by an unwanted software application, the new site is nearing completion.

Seat available on Washougal School Board

Interested in serving your community by impacting local schools? If so, there is an open position available on the Washougal School Board.

Retirement party for Washougal drug dog is set for Saturday

As Washougal Police K-9 Officer Dingo prepares for retired life, his successor is already in training. “Ranger,” a 2-year-old male Dutch shepherd, and his handler Officer Kyle Day are in a 10-week class, provided by the Vancouver Police Department and Clark County Sheriff’s Office.

Bunco Bash benefits American Cancer Society

The 10th edition of “Bunco Bash” is set for Sunday, in Camas. The event will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., at Lakeside Chalet Restaurant, 3533 S.E. Everett St.

Columbia Ridge to host ‘Pink Tea’

Tea and an assortment of treats will be served during a Pink Tea Party in Washougal. The event, in recognition of breast cancer awareness, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 22, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., at Columbia Ridge Senior Living, 2300 W. Ninth St.

City names acting city administrator

Camas Mayor Scott Higgins announced last night Human Resources Director Jennifer Gorsuch is serving as the acting city administrator. Gorsuch, who has been with the city since August 2005, will handle the day-to-day operations of the city following the death on Oct. 6 of City Administrator Nina Regor.

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.