CWFD will conduct training burn Saturday

A Washougal home will go up in flames Saturday as part of a training burn.

Washougal postpones vote on tax credit program

Varying opinions regarding a New Markets Tax Credit program have led the Washougal City Council to defer additional discussions and a possible vote by two weeks. Councilors voted unanimously last night to table a decision regarding a professional services agreement with the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association, the City of Camas and the Port of Camas-Washougal. It would include an expenditure of $21,875 from Washougal.

Rheumatoid arthritis hasn’t stopped Kelly Slauson from living life to the fullest

Kelly Slauson’s optimistic nature is contagious. Within a few minutes of meeting her, it’s very plain to see that this 20-year-old college student is most definitely a “glass is half full,” kind of gal.

Event will recognize ‘green’ business practices

Seventeen businesses will be honored Wednesday for their commitment to environmental protection by participating in Clark County’s Green Business Program. The third annual Green Business Showcase will recognize new program participants, as well as businesses that continue to reduce energy use, promote recycling, manage polluted storm runoff and implement other sustainable practices.

Vision clinic hosts open house

Area residents and business representatives are invited to view the remodeled Vancouver Vision Clinic. An open house will be held Thursday, from 4 to 7 p.m., at 329 N.E. Sixth Ave. A ribbon cutting is set for 4:30 p.m.

New Leaders join Clark College Alumni Board

Five Clark County leaders joined the Clark College Alumni Association board of directors. They are Jay Gilberg, class of 1978, of Northwestern Mutual Financial Network, Mari Jessup, ‘12, of Horenstein Law Group, Chandra Chase, ‘02, of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, Carson Legree of Clark College and Jennifer Campbell, ‘13, an award-winning Clark student. Each new board member will serve a three-year term and work on a variety of projects including alumni membership recruitment, on- and off-campus fundraising events, Clark College’s Outstanding Alumni Award recognition and the annual Alumni-Student Dinner.

Camas extends marijuana moratorium

The Camas City Council voted last night to extend a zoning moratorium relating to the establishment of marijuana production, processing and retail sales facilities. The moratorium gives city staff time to “review and determine the local implications of the state rules, and to assess impacts and potential liabilities under federal law, and to determine an appropriate regulatory framework under those laws.” The moratorium is an extension of the one put into place in November 2013.

PubTalk to feature AHA! CEO and co-founder

The co-founder and chief executive officer of AHA!, will talk about “Unleashing Brand Value: 4 Steps to a More Powerful Brand.” Betsy Henning will be the guest speaker at the next Clark County PubTalk Tuesday, April 15, from 5 to 8 p.m., in the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site Artillery Barracks, 600 E. Hatheway Road, Vancouver.

Camas woman enjoys the creative process of photography

Marcie Dole shoots like a mom. She recently opened a photography studio in downtown Camas. Dole, a mother of three, takes portraits of high school seniors, bridal showers, golf tournaments, birthday and anniversary parties, as well as retirement and award ceremonies.

WSD seeks input on facilities review process

Local residents are invited to help shape the future of the Washougal School District. There will be a town-hall style meeting to discuss the district’s long range facilities plans. The meeting is set for Thursday, April 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Washougal High School Commons.