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Sentimental Sailor

John Wagoner remembers his 17th birthday — spent aboard a 622-foot long Navy ship, with 3,000 Army GIs on their way to Korea.

Aug. 5 Primary Election Results

Following the release of the first round of election results tonight, Washougal resident Mike Briggs has a secure lead in the Primary Election race for 18th District state representative.

Music is in the air with Matt Mandrones

Matt Mandrones recalls finding something interesting in his grandmother’s guest bedroom closet when he was in the third grade.

Primary Election ballots are due by 8 p.m.

Those who waited until the last minute to vote have a few hours left to return their ballots in time to be counted for today’s Primary Election.

Mayor declares ‘Alexa Efraimson Appreciation Day’

On Monday, Camas Mayor Scott Higgins declared that Friday, Aug. 8, will be “Alexa Efraimson Appreciation Day.”

Guard alleges committee broke public meetings act

A discussion regarding committee assignments has resulted in Washougal Mayor Sean Guard accusing the city’s ad hoc committee on the budget of violating the state’s Open Meeting Act.

Propositions committees to be formed in Washougal

A special Washougal City Council meeting will be held Monday night, to appoint General Election propositions committees.

Pianist will perform concert on Sunday in Washougal

A recent Marylhurst University graduate will perform a piano concert in Washougal on Sunday. Ian Guthrie, the pianist at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Washougal for the past two years, will put on a short piano concert at the church, located at G Street and Washougal River Road, at 12:45 p.m.

Washougal proposes ban on retail marijuana, collective gardens

The City of Washougal is proposing to prohibit medical marijuana collective gardens, as well as recreational marijuana producers, processors and retailers through Dec. 31, 2015. A public hearing will be held on those issues during the City Council meeting, Monday, Aug. 11, at 7 p.m., in the council chambers at City Hall, 1701 “C” St.

Levy lid lifts will be on Washougal ballots Nov. 4

Washougal voters will be asked during this year’s General Election to approve two levy lift propositions. One would be similar to a lid lift that was in place from 2007 through 2012, for fire and emergency medical services. The other lid lift proposal would pay for an additional police officer and other public safety enhancements.