Several Washougal City Council members are eager to let state legislators know they are opposed to the Columbia River Crossing project.
Sen. Ann Rivers, and Reps. Liz Pike and Brandon Vick will host an 18th Legislative District town hall meeting in Camas on Saturday.
The hour-long town hall event begins at 2 p.m., at Camas High School, 26900 S.E. 15th St. A town hall will also be held that day at 10 a.m. in Battle Ground, at City Hall, 109 S.W. First St.
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- March 12, 2013
Before going to bed Saturday night, remember to set clocks forward one hour in preparation for the beginning of daylight saving time. The time change officially begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday.
Camas Mayor Scott Higgins was joined by city, county and state officals, as well as local business representatives during the ground breaking ceremony for the 38th Avenue extension project.
A project that could replace the I-5 bridge will be the featured topic of a Washougal town hall.
The meeting with City Council members is scheduled for Saturday, at 9 a.m., in the council chambers at City Hall, 1701 "C" St.
Comments about the proposed Columbia River Crossing project and other issues will be accepted from residents and property tax payers within Washougal or Washougal's urban growth area.
The City of Camas has engaged the legal firm of Foster Pepper PLLC to represent its interests regarding the proposed Bonneville Power Administration I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project.
The city announced the move this morning in a media release. City leaders have publicly voiced strong opposition to the project, and hinted in the past that legal action could be a possibility.
The Washougal School District is considering accepting a contract to provide business services to the Mount Pleasant School District.
"I was approached by the superintendent of the Mount Pleasant School District to consider a request for a partnership," said Dawn Tarzian, Washougal superintendent.
This statement resulted in a few smiles among audience members, as Peter Tarzian, the Mount Pleasant superintendent, is also her husband.
The superintendents met with Rosann Lassman, Washougal business services manager, to ...
Camas and Washougal should pursue expanding their current fire department consolidation efforts, instead of the formation of a regional fire authority, a committee made up of elected city leaders recently recommended.
During the Tuesday, Feb. 26 Regional Fire Authority Committee meeting, members voted to support a recommendation to cease pursuit of forming a regional fire authority, and proceed with the current interlocal agreement and explore further integration of the two departments.
The current Camas-Washougal trial ...
The first signs foreshadowing the future construction of a new recreation facility in Camas were visible Friday.
That day, crews from the City of Camas and Ballard Diving and Salvage worked to remove the rickety, decades-old wooden dock that sat on Lacamas Lake in front of the city owned building formerly occupied by the Camas Moose. It was a step forward in a project that will ultimately result in construction of Lacamas Lake Lodge and ...
A Camas townhouse fire is under investigation, after a local firefighter escaped injury.
A coalition comprised of people from all walks of life will work to curb underage drinking and offer healthy alternatives.
The Washougal Community Coalition's goal is to "build a community that is connected and involved, empowered by healthy choices and strong family units."
The coalition, formed last May, is a part of the state division of Behavioral Health and recovery's Prevention Redesign Initiative.
The Washougal City Council voted 5-1 on Feb. 19 to change the schedule of its meetings.
Starting in March, the Washougal City Council will hold its regular meetings and workshops on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. The workshops will run from 5 to 6:30 p.m., followed by the regular meetings at 7 p.m.
During the months of November and December, meetings will be held on the first, second and ...
Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association President Paul Dennis has been involved in contacting a variety of companies that are interested in moving to or expanding within the local area.
During a recent performance measure assessment presentation to the Washougal City Council, Eric Hovee said of 37 contacts in 2012, seven projects are complete. They include the relocation of CID Bioscience from the Camas Meadows area to the former American Legion building near downtown Camas. Other completed ...
Frank de la Rosa’s life story reads like a history lesson, including many familiar names in the music business.
His career has taken him around the world, and he is quite content to reflect on the highlights from his home in Washougal.
De la Rosa's love for music could be attributed to his father, a musician who played the bass. His mother did not encourage him to pursue it as a career, because ...
Those who support and those who oppose the Bonneville Power Administration’s I-5 Corridor Reinforcement Project have a little longer than expected to submit their comments.
In consideration of requests from the public, the Bonneville Power Administration extended the comment deadline from March 1 to noon Monday, March 25.
BPA released the draft environmental impact statement and preferred route alternative for the 500 kilovolt lattice steel tower transmission line for public review and comment on ...