Local News

Animal control officer keeps the peace with the community’s critters

There are several misconceptions in the community about what animal control officers do, says Rick Foster.

Forums will focus on charter, candidates

Organizers of a handful of upcoming forums and informational sessions hope the events will help to educate voters about many of the issues and candidates that will be part of the Nov. 4 general election.

Port of Camas-Washougal Commission discusses oil trains resolution

The Port of Camas-Washougal Commission has decided not to pursue passage of a resolution that would have expressed concerns regarding an increase in oil train traffic.

Woman in wheelchair falls over embankment at Heritage Trail

A woman suffered minor injuries today when her wheelchair toppled off of the Heritage Trail and onto the lake bed of Lacamas Lake.

Girls Night Out returns to inspire, educate

The fifth annual Camas Girls’ Night Out will offer women a night on the town Thursday, Sept. 25, from 5 to 9 p.m.

‘State of the Community’ is Sept. 23

The City of Camas, Camas School District and Port of Camas-Washougal will host a joint ‘State of the Community’ event Tuesday, Sept. 23, beginning at 6 p.m., at the Camas High School Theatre, 26900 S.E. 15th St.

Family escapes house fire in Washougal

Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette.

WSD approves 2014-15 budget

The Washougal School District’s 2014-15 budget includes funding for all-day kindergarten and technology improvements at all schools. This year’s spending plan is $31.8 million, approximately $1.6 million more than the 2013-14 year.

Police search for hit and run suspects

A Fern Prairie man says he is thankful he and his granddaughters are alive after they were recently involved in a hit-and-run accident.

Washougal City Council discusses potential oil train resolution

The Washougal City Council is expected to consider a resolution, expressing concerns about the potential increase in rail traffic if an oil terminal is built at the Port of Vancouver.