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Camas City Hall will get a fresh coat of paint

Camas City Hall is going to get spruced up, and the work will begin this week.

Fire destroys hangar bays, planes at Grove Field

A fire at Grove Field airport destroyed 10 hangar bays and a handful of planes last night.

Washougal approves wastewater treatment plant improvements

A company from Stayton, Ore., has been awarded a wastewater treatment plant improvements project contract in Washougal.

Camas mayor, city council will get raises

A citizen committee has decided to boost the salaries paid to the Camas mayor and city councilors.

Waterfront trail is first in line for state funding

The Port of Camas Washougal’s waterfront trail and park is ranked number one in the state, among 15 projects that are pursuing funding through the Washington Wildlife Recreation Program’s water access grant.

Family continues to search for missing Portland man

A Portland man with significant medical issues has not been seen after being reported missing one month ago in Skamania County.

Making joyful noise

The melodies of compositions written by Mozart, Gluck, Grieg and Beethoven can sometimes be heard dancing among the eaves of the sanctuary inside Camas United Methodist Church, then gently tiptoeing out toward the surrounding Crown Park neighborhood — tempting the ears of those who happen to be strolling past.

Officials discuss the ‘State of the Community’

Camas Mayor Scott Higgins has never been shy about expressing his love for the city he was raised in — the very same one he has led since June 2011 as its top local elected official.

Potential Washougal Library sites, costs presented

More than 50 people recently attended a meeting, out of support or curiosity about a future library in Washougal.

CWFD open house is Saturday

The Camas-Washougal Fire Department will host its 14th annual open house Saturday, Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Grass Valley fire station, 4321 N.W. Parker St.