Local News

ECFR begins strategic planning process

“Where are we now? Where are we going? How will we get there?”

Camas railroad bridge project is part of BNSF capital program

A project that will lead to the replacement of the railroad bridge in Camas is part of a $189 million capital program being led by BNSF Railway Company in Washington.

A dust-up over Windust Meadows

A group of Camas residents are hoping to inspire changes to a proposed development that has the potential to bring nearly 200 homes to a currently forested area.

City installs new signal at 38th Avenue and Parker Street

Ongoing roadway improvements on Northwest 38th Avenue in Camas most recently included the installation of a new traffic controller, and with it motorists are getting accustomed to changes to the signal’s timing.

Deadline to apply for ECFR Commission seats extended

East County Fire & Rescue commissioners decided to extend the time available for citizens to submit letters of interest for two vacant board positions.

Camas woman is an Iris Award winner

A Camas resident known for her professional achievements and commitment to social causes is among the winners of the 2015 Iris Awards.

Washougal Council discusses oil train draft resolution

The Washougal City Council recently had an opportunity to comment on a draft resolution that expresses concerns about the potential for an increase in the number of oil trains traveling through the city.

Special election ballots due Feb. 10

Special election ballots, which include a Washougal School District capital improvement bond proposition, must be postmarked by Feb. 10, to be counted.

Dan, the postman, has a legacy at the Camas Post Office

When Dan Smith started working for the United States Postal Service, a first class stamp cost less than a quarter.

Port approves bonds to fund projects

The Port of Camas-Washougal Commission has approved the issuance and sale of $4 million in bonds, to finance several improvements projects.