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Legislative town hall is Saturday in Camas

Rep. Liz Pike (R-Camas) and Sen. Ann Rivers (R-La Center) will host a town hall meeting Saturday, from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Camas Police Department community room. Rivers and Pike will talk about bills advancing through the Legislature, provide an update of the process and seek input on legislation that concerns the 18th District.

Burma cookbook authors to speak

Robert Carmack and Morrison Polkinghorne, authors of “The Burma Cookbook: Recipes from the Land of a Million Pagodas,” will present an hour-long illustrated history of Burma/Myanmar through its food on Wednesday, Feb. 26, at 10:30 a.m., at the Camas Public Library.

Camas library sets trivia night

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Impairment, speed cause Camas crash

Speed and impairment are being listed as factors in a multi-vehicle collision Feb. 13 on Pacific Rim Boulevard in Camas. According to a news release from the Camas Police Department, Andrew S. Colburn, 43, of Camas, was driving a 2012 Cadillac CTS eastbound at a high rate of speed on Pacific Rim, at approximately 8:35 p.m., when he collided with a 2007 Nissan Murano driven by Cheri M. Thomas, 45, of Camas.

Understanding social differences

One of the first things one notices when speaking to Lindy Treece is her goal-oriented nature. The 17-year-old Hayes Freedom High School senior will graduate with an associate’s degree and then begin Portland State University as a junior, where she will major in speech and hearing services. So, to learn that Treece is autistic may come as a surprise. It is something she keeps private. Opening up about it has been a process.

Washougal School District levies pass

Washougal School District officials are likely breathing a sigh of relief as both of its levies passed in last Tuesday’s election. “I am extremely appreciative of the support of the community,” said Dawn Tarzian, superintendent. “Levy dollars bridge the critical gap between our state allocation and the basic program needs for our students.” Added Les Brown, technology director, “I’m super excited that voters supported the increase in our technology levy.”

Driver impairment, vehicle speed cause Camas crash

Speed and impairment are being listed as factors in a multi-vehicle collision Feb. 13 on Pacific Rim Boulevard in Camas. According to a news release from the Camas Police Department, Andrew S. Colburn, 43, of Camas, was driving a 2012 Cadillac CTS eastbound at a high rate of speed on Pacific Rim, at approximately 8:35 p.m., when he collided with a 2007 Nissan Murano driven by Cheri M. Thomas, 45, of Camas.

Local author holds book signing

Costco will host a local author for a book signing event on Saturday. Rene Johnston Carroll, of Washougal, is the author of “Legendary Locals of Camas-Washougal.” She will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 19610 S.E. First St., in Vancouver.

Phone-a-thon begins Tuesday

Phones will be ringing across the city soon as the Camas Educational Foundation launches its annual phone-a-thon fundraising campaign.

School levies pass in Washougal

Washougal School District officials are celebrating today as both district levies passed by significant margins.