Local News

Girls Night Out returns to inspire, educate

The fifth annual Camas Girls’ Night Out will offer women a night on the town Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.

‘State of the Community’ is Sept. 23

The City of Camas, Camas School District and Port of Camas-Washougal will host a joint ‘State of the Community’ event Tuesday, Sept. 23, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Camas High School Theatre, 26900 S.E. 15th St.

Family escapes house fire in Washougal

Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette.

WSD approves 2014-15 budget

The Washougal School District’s 2014-15 budget includes funding for all-day kindergarten and technology improvements at all schools. This year’s spending plan is $31.8 million, approximately $1.6 million more than the 2013-14 year.

Police search for hit and run suspects

A Fern Prairie man says he is thankful he and his granddaughters are alive after they were recently involved in a hit-and-run accident.

Washougal City Council discusses potential oil train resolution

The Washougal City Council is expected to consider a resolution, expressing concerns about the potential increase in rail traffic if an oil terminal is built at the Port of Vancouver.

Family escapes house fire in Washougal

Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette. According to Camas-Washougal Fire Chief Nick Swinhart, a family of five, including three adults and two children, had all been sleeping when the fire initially broke out at 2257 N. “O” St.

Budget on the level for new school year

The Camas School District budget for 2014-15 is very similar to last year’s, with a few exceptions.

Portland man last seen in Skamania

The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help find a Portland man who was reported missing Sunday evening.

Lake levels to decrease this week

Camas residents will soon notice water levels at Lacamas Lake becoming increasingly lower.