It has been almost one year since Camas leaders commissioned an independent review of city employee salaries and city councilors are expected to come to a resolution regarding retroactive salary increases for non-represented employees in early October.
Secretary of State Kim Wyman made a stop at an iconic Camas landmark Tuesday: Its public library.
It is time for Camas and Washougal to renew interlocal agreements for Southwest Washington Regional Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) services, and costs are expected to increase next year.
Having watched a spate of hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires devastate areas throughout the United States and Mexico in recent weeks, the question of natural disaster prep is likely on many people’s minds.
In the days following the disclosure that the massive Eagle Creek fire burning more than 35,000 acres in the Columbia River Gorge may have been sparked by a Vancouver teen’s inexplicable throwing of fireworks off a trail during one of the hottest, driest days of the summer, Camas City Administrator Pete Capell said his staff received a number of phone calls and email messages from citizens concerned about the city’s stance on fireworks.
After embers from a wildfire consuming 35,000 acres on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge jumped the Columbia River early last week, sparking a spot fire in nearby Skamania County — the Archer Mountain Fire, located roughly 15 miles northeast of downtown Washougal — the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office found its resources and personnel stretched to the limit.
Family and friends, as well as employees and customers, recently gathered at the Camas Dairy Queen to show their appreciation and affection for the woman who has owned the restaurant for 37 years.
A downtown Camas restaurant that served New Orleans-inspired cuisine has closed more than a month before its lease was scheduled to end.
The Washougal School District has reached a tentative agreement with its teachers’ association.