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Live local, shop local

Many businesses — both large and small — rely heavily on a strong holiday shopping season to bring in a significant chunk of their annual ...

Letters to the Editor for Dec. 16, 2014

City councils should oppose oil terminal An Oregonian reporter did a ride-along with an oil train inspector and wrote that when the Oregon state inspector got close to the tank car, he heard hissing.

Not just one day, but a lasting commitment

Let me first state the obvious. Veterans Day is for those who return from war. Memorial Day is for those who have not survived. Two days to remind us in a multitude of ways how to remember, and also act. Our veterans need us now.

Voter education will be key factor in bond effort

The general obligation capital bond currently being proposed by the Washougal School District is far from a minor endeavor.

‘Tis the season of easy opportunities for health and health coverage

November is in full swing and the holidays are fast approaching. Take a moment right now to think about YOU and consider some basic opportunities to care for your health - making sure your health coverage is the best it can be for 2015.

Celebrations of community

Camas and Washougal are kicking off December with a veritable winter blast of holiday cheer.

Taking a stand

In April 1948, Soroptimist International of Camas-Washougal was chartered.

Reaching out during the holidays

During the past few weeks as the buildup to “Black Friday” begins, the focus has been placed on holiday shopping for kids, parents, grandparents and other relatives. But many local groups are once again hoping that giving spirit will reach a little further than immediate family this holiday season.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 18, 2014

Was wind storm damage a natural occurrence or man-made? The wind storm this past Tuesday/Wednesday was nothing new. We have had these types of storms every year. We occasionally lost a tree. But this one was very different.

Nourishing the body and mind

In June 2003, the Lost and Found Cafe opened its doors and began serving meals to the hungry and homeless in Camas-Washougal.

Letters to the Editor for Nov. 11, 2014

Legislators should support family caregiver program As a Washington State Council on Aging member, I send this letter because November is National Family Caregivers Month. Each year, more of us are caring for a loved one with a chronic condition, disability or simply the frailties of old age.