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Washougal School Board authorizes bond

The Washougal School Board has authorized the district to issue a general obligation capital bond to address safety, student capacity and facility needs.

Washougal schools will start two hours late Thursday, Nov. 20

The Washougal School District announced this morning that all of its schools will open two hours late Thursday, Nov. 20.

Creating a space of their own

Thanks to a grant from Samsung and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, local students will have access to technology tools in a comfortable, safe environment after school lets out for the day.

Stuff the Bus food drive underway

Donations are currently being collected for the largest food drive in the Camas-Washougal area.

Dietzman will resign from Camas City Council

One of the senior members of the Camas City Council on Monday announced her intention to resign.

A decade of serving the hungry

A former migrant worker who lived in Texas is gratified to help feed residents from Camas, Washougal and neighboring communities.

ECFR could vote on 2015 budget tonight

The East County Fire and Rescue Commission is expected to vote tonight on its proposed 2015 budget. If approved as presented, three of its paid firefighters will lose their full-time jobs at the end of the year.

Washougal schools will start two hours late on Monday

Classes at schools in the Washougal School District will run two-hours late on Monday.

General election results

Updated Nov. 4 general election results were released Monday afternoon. According to Clark County Elections, there are still 2,000 ballots left to be counted. The next round of results will be released Wednesday afternoon. Countywide, voter turnout is approximately 49.74 percent.

A commitment to serve

Gary Dowler joined the military 55 years ago to escape an unhappy home life. The experiences he had during the next decade — both good and bad — changed him forever, but even today he states emphatically that he “wouldn’t change a thing.”