Three local women older than 30 are enjoying the rewards and challenges of playing soccer.
Rachel and Erin Bradstreet, along with Lea Phillips, are among the members of "Passin Thru," a team in the Lower Columbia Womens Soccer Association.
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Following several recent reports of a small bear being spotted in the Camas area, the animal was finally captured by Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife officials on Friday afternoon.
According to WDFW Sgt. Jeff Wickersham, after the initial reports wildlife officers set up a trap on the south side of Lacamas Creek. But the bait kept being stolen by raccoons.
Emergency crews from the Camas-Washougal Fire Department battled a house fire today at 1524 S.E. Seventh Ave., near the Camas Community Center.
April 15 should have been a day of celebration for Camas and Washougal runners Anita Burkard, Dolly Fisher Bales, Derek O’Quinn and Dana Seekins.
All four crossed the finish line at the Boston Marathon after training together for months at LaCamas Swim & Sport.
"Right after I crossed the finish line, I turned to the perfect stranger next to me and gave him a high-five," Fisher Bales said. "We finished! It was such elation."
Our nation’s senior citizens, or “older Americans” to use the more politically correct term, are changing the world — in small ways and big ways — every day.
These men and women are contributing in a variety of ways, from helping to raise their grandchildren and serving as elected leaders, to donating their time to local charities, and volunteering as emergency responders. The list of their efforts really is endless.
Each year in May, the contributions ...
Camas continues to look at possible solutions to the question of how to fund the long-term maintenance of the city’s roadways. A recent report suggests that ideally the city should be investing upwards of $700,000 per year in its streets.
On April 15, the City Council was presented with the findings of a pavement management program report created by Capitol Asset & Pavement Services, Inc. An $18,500 professional services contract to hire the ...
An emergency drill was conducted at the Port of Camas-Wasougal offices in Washougal this morning. Camas-Washougal Fire Department firefighters and paramedics participated in the exercise that involved a scenario where an explosion had occurred in the basement level maintenance shop area of the port offices.
There could be a reduction in the number of days that fireworks can be sold inside the city limits of Washougal, starting in 2014.
Ron Schumacher, fire marshal and deputy chief of fire prevention for the Camas-Washougal Fire Department, is proposing the reduction.
It is currently legal to sell fireworks from noon to 11 p.m., June 28, from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., June 29 through July 4, and from 9 a ...
The former youth pastor of a Camas church recalls helping people affected by Hurricane Katrina, in New Orleans.
Ricky Ortiz coordinated the April 2-9, 2011, trip through Forward Edge International, of Vancouver.
The team of 12 volunteers from River Rock Church ranged in age from 17 to 74.
Ortiz said it caught everyone in the group off guard that the effects of the August 2005 hurricane were still "pretty bad" more than five years later.
The frustrations continue near the West Columbia Gorge Humane dog shelter.
Jesse Hutton, owner of Northwest Underwater Construction, has been seen videotaping the shelter -- reportedly on the advice of his attorney.
Hutton has previously expressed frustrations with the noise levels of dogs barking at the shelter.
Last night, the Camas City Council approved a professional service contract for a study of the municipality’s water, sewer, storm water and solid waste utility rates.
The $85,330 contract with Financial Consulting Solutions Group, Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., includes a scope of work that covers data collection, an analysis of revenue requirements and rate design for all four utilities, and a cost of service study for water and sewer utilities. The effort ...
Sparks crackled and popped when truck driver Benjamin Chandler, of Carson, struck a telephone pole at Milepost 21 April 9, while traveling westbound on State Route 14.
"People said sparks were flying all over the place," said Washington State Trooper Will Finn. "It sounded pretty dramatic."
The incident occurred at 8:39 a.m. Finn said Chandler, 30, heard something pop. He wasn't sure if it was a flat tire or something more serious ...
Fishback Stadium is finally getting a facelift.
After more than two years of discussion, research, and fund-raising, the $449,000 project will start June 24 at Washougal High School.
Fieldturf USA, Inc., in conjunction with Beynon Sports Surfaces, has been selected for the turf field replacement project.
Drivers on state Route 14 near Camas will encounter full closures of the West Camas Slough Bridge this weekend while crews complete a routine bridge inspection
The issue of allowing prayer at Washougal City Council meetings involved public comments last night, but there was no council discussion.
Councilwoman Connie Jo Freeman, who has expressed support for allowing prayer at meetings, requested the issue be delayed until further notice.
Councilwoman Jennifer McDaniel pointed out that some of the audience members were at the meeting to talk about the prayer issue.