Georgia-Pacific announced that East County Fire and Rescue would receive a $10,000 grant.
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- November 19, 2013
Underneath the shoulder length, wavy, gray hair and glasses, lies the strength of a woman who survived an abusive marriage and found love the second time around.
Della Howe, 85, of Camas, has written her third book, “Al’s Twisted Mind,” about her ex-husband.
In the book, Howe, who uses the pen name Marie Jensun, has changed her former husband’s name.
She married “Al” when she was 18, and he was 21.
The Camas City Council last night approved a series of changes to parking time limits in downtown Camas, and the much debated topic is likely to come up again at the annual planning conference in January.
The ordinance establishes 35 spots on Cedar and Birch streets, between Northeast Fifth and Sixth avenues, that will shift from the current six-hour to a new “unrestricted” 72-hour parking time limit. The intent is to give employees of downtown ...
Improvements are needed in the Washougal Community Center kitchen, in order for that facility to continue preparing food for the Meals on Wheels program.
The 2014 preliminary city budget includes $50,000 for kitchen upgrades.
“The entire kitchen, except the commercial dishwasher, is out of compliance with health department codes,” said Washougal Parks, Cemetery and Facilities Manager Suzanne Grover.
Electrical work is now being completed, and soon insulation and drywall will be installed inside the new Lacamas Lake Lodge and Conference Center.
Contractor JWC Construction began work in July on the 5,000 square foot building located on the banks of Lacamas Lake. It has slowly begun to take shape in the last couple of months.
“There hasn’t been any real unexpected challenges,” said Site Superintendent Chad Shumaker on Friday. “The city has ...
After some inappropriate spectator behavior at local high school athletic events, as well as other incidents in the area, the Washougal School District is taking action.
A code of conduct agreement has been drafted and will be given to parents of all student athletes at the start of every sports season.
It requires refraining from using profanity, obscene gestures, berating players and coaches, showing excessive displays of anger or frustration, possessing or being under the ...
Parking in downtown Camas. It’s a complicated issue that can draw emotions including frustration, anger and exasperation.
While a handful of businesses are lucky enough to have their own parking lots, the majority of merchants in the downtown core share customer on-street parking limited to two hours, with some areas of 10-minute and 6-hour parking spots as well.
It’s an issue that over the years has come up time and time again. A ...
On Monday, Nov. 18, the city of Camas will hold a public hearing on its proposed $66.7 million 2014 budget.
To fund the budget as recommended, the City Council will need to boost its property tax levy and use its banked taxing capacity, which has accumulated since 2009 because the city did not use its 1 percent annual property tax levy increase that is allowable by state law.
The amount of money the city ...
The form of government in Washougal will remain the same, after the defeat of Proposition 1.
The measure would have changed the form from mayor-council with a city administrator to council-manager.
Proposition 1 received 996 votes for it (34.38 percent) and 1,901 votes against it (65.62 percent).
City Councilman Brent Boger said he was disappointed with the results.
Due to the Legislature going into a special session today, Sen. Ann Rivers and Rep. Liz have cancelled a town hall meeting, which was scheduled for Saturday, at the Camas Public Library. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday he is calling lawmakers back to Olympia to pass legislation that would benefit the state's aerospace industry. Lawmakers were unaware of the governor's plans until he made the announcement. Pike said the town hall will be ...
Incumbents kept their seats in both local school board races.
Washougal voters decide to not change the form of government.
Below is a list of local Nov. 5 General Election results, updated as of Friday, Nov. 8, at 5 p.m. According to the Clark County Elections Department, the next update is expected on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 5 p.m. For additional information, visit www.clark.wa.gov for Clark County results or www.vote.wa.gov for statewide results.
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- November 5, 2013
Lacamas Community Credit Union recently donated $250 to a local non-profit organization to benefit the Washougal Police Department K-9 unit.
Members of Dog Owners Group for Park Access in Washington volunteered to raise money for the purchase and training of Ranger, who is the successor to the now retired WPD K-9 Dingo. The group exceeded its initial goal of $15,000.
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- November 5, 2013