Speed and impairment are being listed as factors in a multi-vehicle collision Feb. 13 on Pacific Rim Boulevard in Camas. According to a news release from the Camas Police Department, Andrew S. Colburn, 43, of Camas, was driving a 2012 Cadillac CTS eastbound at a high rate of speed on Pacific Rim, at approximately 8:35 p.m., when he collided with a 2007 Nissan Murano driven by Cheri M. Thomas, 45, of Camas.
Costco will host a local author for a book signing event on Saturday. Rene Johnston Carroll, of Washougal, is the author of “Legendary Locals of Camas-Washougal.” She will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 19610 S.E. First St., in Vancouver.
Phones will be ringing across the city soon as the Camas Educational Foundation launches its annual phone-a-thon fundraising campaign.
Washougal School District officials are celebrating today as both district levies passed by significant margins.
After four days of inclement weather blasted the local area with snow, wind, freezing rain and ice, frigid conditions are finally beginning to thaw.
According to the National Weather Service, Camas and Washougal received approximately 9 inches of snow during the past four days, and freezing rain arrived in force on Saturday night and continued into early Sunday morning, creating treacherous road conditions.
Steve Pierce of Northwest Weather Consultants said the recent storm follows a ...
Today is Election Day in Clark and Skamania counties.
In Washougal, voters are being asked to cast their ballots on the school district’s two replacement levies that would fund maintenance and operations and technology.
Although the levies are not new, the amounts have been increased to keep pace with increased enrollment and allow the district to expand in several educational areas, according to officials.
A former homeless kitten has grown up to become a beloved addition at Lutz Hardware.
On a recent Saturday afternoon, Coaster took a cat nap among the din of the Drylok Masonry Waterproofer display. The promotion of the waterproofing paint included the soft sounds of a water feature.
Jenny Berry and her husband Joe, of Vancouver, were shopping at Lutz for the first time that day.
“Look at the kitty,” Jenny said, as she noticed ...
A fashion show and teddy bear drive will be held in Stevenson.
On Sunday, Feb. 23, from 2 to 4 p.m., Rock Cove Assisted Living will host the event that includes a fashion show by A Boutique, vendors, chocolate and a complimentary glass of champagne or sparkling cider. Admission is a stuffed toy that will be donated to area domestic violence centers, emergency services and hospitals.
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- February 11, 2014
The Camas and Washougal school districts have announced Sunday evening that schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 10, due to the threat of inclement weather.
The driver of a vehicle that traveled over a 20-foot embankment escaped injury this morning. According to a press release from the Camas-Washougal Fire Department, at approximately 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 7, a passenger vehicle was attempting to drive down a steep hill in Washougal in the 1800 block of North Sixth Street.
The Camas and Washougal school districts have announced that all schools will be closed on Friday, Feb. 7, due to poor weather conditions. All before and after-school activities are also cancelled.
A representation of the Camas community’s generosity was bolted into place on Friday.
A new granite monument at the grave site of Alexander Stuber was secured into place at the Camas Cemetery by employees from Vancouver Granite Works. The original one, more than 100 years old, was destroyed by vandalism in October 2013.
Vancouver Granite Works worked to replicate the original monument, which included an image of a rose and the Bible verse “I ...
A Camas man was fatally shot Monday in what law enforcement officials are describing as a case of workplace violence.
At approximately 11:30 a.m., Vancouver Police responded to a report of shots fired at the Westside Business Center located at 1800 W. Fourth Plain Blvd., in Vancouver’s industrial west side in the Fruit Valley area.
When officers arrived, they located the body of Ryan E. Momeny, 45, a manager at the Benjamin ...
After a two-month closure, the Two Rivers Heritage Museum reopens today with a new display highlighting the local area’s fabric weaving history.
The exhibit, “Early Fabric Making,” features a working counter balance loom set up to weave rugs with blanket selvage material donated from Pendleton Woolen Mills, which is located across the street. Every blanket woven at Pendleton is trimmed of selvage on two sides before finishing the edges. It is sturdy, colorful material ...
The secretary of the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards is hoping the Port of Camas-Washougal will modify its rezoning request regarding some of the land in the Steigerwald Commerce Center.
In a letter to Port Executive Director David Ripp, Willemina Niosi said the 19.65 acres in the request currently serve as a buffer between the Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the port’s heavy industrial zoned land located to the west.
The port is ...