The daughter of Romanian immigrants is demonstrating her talent as a violinist with the Junior Symphony of Vancouver. Abby Mihaiuc, 15, of Washougal, is in her third year with the JSV. She enjoys the variety of music that can be played on a violin.
Humorist Ron “R.S.” Gompertz says, “There’s no time like the past to laugh at the present.” The former Camas resident is hoping that the success of his first novel, “No Roads Lead to Rome,” will have paved the way for a sequel that’s been four years in the making.
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- December 26, 2013
A path designed primarily for children to get to and from Jemtegaard Middle School safely is a step closer to reality. The Washougal City Council has approved a local agency agreement with the Washington State Department of Transportation, to proceed with the design process beyond its current conceptual phase.
In early 2014, the Camas City Council is expected to begin considering how it will handle the new reality of legalized recreational marijuana in Washington.
The Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association is receiving differing levels of support from three local entities.
The Camas City Council voted 7-0 last night, to approve the renewing of an interlocal agreement with Washougal and the Port of Camas-Washougal to continue the association.
The Camas 2014 budget includes $50,000 for CWEDA.
A family musical about life, faith and hope will be presented in Camas.“I’ll Be Home for Christmas” revolves around the announcement of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Dec. 7, 1941.
Mark Maguire, pastor of First Christian Church of Camas, said that time involved anxiety and fear associated with the unknown.
“It is poignant for today,” he said. “People are anxious about the unknown. The economy, is it going to crash? What’s going ...
Action by the Camas and Washougal city councils has made permanent a formerly temporary contract that has been more than two years in the making.
Last night, the Camas City Council unanimously approved an inter-local agreement with Washougal that officially establishes the consolidated Camas-Washougal Fire Department.
The Washougal City Council approved the same agreement, 6-1, last week.
For the past several months, an Ad Hoc Fire Consolidation Committee has guided the development of the agreement ...
A decision about whether to change the makeup of the C-Tran Board of Directors will be delayed until a separate decision is made on a corresponding legal issue.
On Thursday, after some debate, the 10-member C-Tran Board Composition Review Committee opted to approve a motion to postpone making any changes to the C-Tran Board until a Clark County Superior Court judge makes a ruling on the legalities surrounding bloc veto power held by Clark County ...
For more than two months, Rene’ Johnston Carroll was a history detective.
In February, the longtime Washougal resident signed a contract with Arcadia Publishing to write “Legendary Locals of Camas and Washougal.” Representatives from the company, which has published other historical books focusing on the local area in its “Images of America” series, contacted Carroll in January after discovering she is the editor of the Camas-Washougal Historical Society’s newsletter and reading online an article ...
The 2014 budget for the city of Washougal includes $7,500 for the East County Family Resource Center.
City Councilman Dave Shoemaker spoke against the “cash subsidy” during the council meeting last night, saying social services should be funded by the county or private sector donations.
“We need to focus our funds on our essential services and infrastructure,” he said.
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- December 10, 2013
It will be at least six months before retail businesses in Washougal can consider selling marijuana, if they are approved by the Washington State Department of Revenue.
The Washougal City Council approved an emergency ordinance on Dec. 2, regarding the establishment of retail businesses that sell marijuana.
It establishes a six-month moratorium prohibiting all uses allowed under state Initiative 502.
A longtime Clark County employee has accepted an offer to become the next Camas city administrator.
Camas Mayor Scott Higgins announced Friday that Peter S. Capell, current Clark County public works director, has been given a conditional offer of employment, pending reference and background checks.
He is expected to start Monday, Jan. 6.
The Washougal Schools Foundation will host a Christmas Holiday Family Concert today, at 7 p.m., at the Washburn Auditorium at Washougal High School, 1201 39th St.
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- December 10, 2013
A longtime Clark County employee will likely become the next Camas city administrator. Camas Mayor Scott Higgins said Peter S. Capell, current Clark County public works director, has been given a conditional offer of employment, pending reference and background checks.