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
A variety of events are planned in the Camas, Washougal and Vancouver areas and beyond, to honor the country’s military veterans on Veterans Day.
Following a public hearing during which just one person testified, the Camas City Council directed its legal counsel to prepare an ordinance that if approved on Dec. 2 would implement a series of utility rate increases starting in January 2014.
Ken Hadley, a Washougal resident who owns property in Camas, said the increases are justified.
“I, along with other taxpayers, don’t like to pay additional fees,” he told the City Council Monday night. “But ...
“I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course. I have kept the faith.”
This quote from the Timothy 4:7 of the King James Bible, could be seen engraved on Alexander Stuber’s marble headstone at his gravesite, until it was destroyed by vandalism at the Camas Cemetery more than a week ago.
But thanks to donations from local individuals and businesses, a new monument for the man who was born in ...
The city of Camas has begun the recruitment process for a new city administrator, and officials hope to select a successor to Nina Regor in December.
Regor, who had been the city administrator since January, died unexpectedly on Oct. 6 following an ongoing illness. A celebration of life service — led by Mayor Scott Higgins, who is also a pastor — was held Saturday at Journey Community Church in downtown Camas.
“We were shocked and saddened by ...
The city of Camas has begun the recruitment process for a new city administrator, and hopes to have a successor to Nina Regor in place by January.
Camas city officials are hoping the community will step forward to help replace a century-old headstone damaged by vandalism last week.
On Wednesday, it was discovered that approximately 15 headstones, many of them in the southeast “pioneer section” of the cemetery, had been pushed off of their pedestals and onto the ground.
On Friday, city of Vancouver public works crews joined those from the city of Camas, with the help of equipment from the Port ...
The site of many overnight stays, weddings, teas, banquets and Camas-Washougal Rotary Club meetings will soon become an assisted living facility.
Jack and Chris Foyt, owners of The Fairgate Inn, plan to begin accepting residents in January 2014, after all of the licensing is completed. They will be board members of Fairgate Estate, while their daughter Jennifer Coriell will serve as the administrator.
After word got out earlier this month that the Inter-Faith Treasure House was experiencing a shortage at its food bank, the community has stepped forward to lend a hand.
Among the contributors are the non-profit group Camas-Washougal Community Chest, which has provided $5,000 to support the Treasure House food bank.
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- October 30, 2013
A longtime community volunteer is now the newest member of the Washougal School Board.
Jocelyn Lindsay, 41, was appointed to the position vacated by Terri Hutchins, who moved out of her director district. Lindsay will serve in this role through 2015.
“I’m looking forward to working with the school district,” she said. “I care deeply for Washougal. I believe in quality education for the children of our community.”
Lindsay is past president and current ...
Claudia Bennett was 45 years old when she got her first mammogram. As a woman working in a time-consuming and demanding job in the health care industry, she barely had time to fit the test into her busy schedule.
It was January 2001, and she was a radiation therapist at Wenatchee Valley Clinic.
“They had everything right there to do the mammogram, so I just ran over on my break and had it done,” she ...
A journey shared with a great friend is always an enjoyable one.
That’s the thinking of Imy Durfee, a Vancouver artist who shares the space in Second Story Gallery in November with her friend and fellow watercolorist Cheryl Robertson. The two women, who met in an art class 15 years ago, will present their “Reflections from the Brush” from Nov. 1 to Nov. 30 in the gallery on the second floor of the Camas ...