A Washougal library update The Washougal Library is one of 16 library service sites in the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District. It opened in 1981 in the current 2,400 square foot building, when the population of Washougal was about 4,000. It’s a warm and inviting place - but tiny.
Letters to the Editor
Students can confide in school staff I am writing in response to the March 25, article titled “District clarifies boundaries between students, staff.” We appreciate the work done by the Camas-Washougal Post-Record to keep the community informed of work being done in the school district. The Washougal School District has been engaged in a major update of every school board policy, bringing all 298 of them into compliance with new laws, legal guidance, and renumbering them to match those in use in other districts. We are working with the Washington State School Director’s Association to review all policies, and our Board of Directors is adopting policies as recommended by WSSDA.
Public input welcome on waterfront revitalization
Pike was right
City Council should support I-502 in Camas The demand for marijuana is spinning off enormous profits for drug cartels, for gangs, and for illegal dealers. Allowing regulated marijuana sales in Camas would allow us to refocus limited city resources on more important priorities and would redirect millions of dollars that are currently flowing to criminal organizations each year to legitimate businesses and provide a source of additional revenue for Camas.
Coal, oil pose health, safety risks
Chamber supports school levies The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce is in support of the two Washougal School District replacement levies that will be up for vote on Feb. 11. These are not new taxes. These levies will replace the funding of the maintenance and operations levy and technology levy expiring in 2014. The state covers about 80 percent of funding needed for schools and these levies will bridge the gap to cover the other 20 percent.
I am proud of the quality education that my two children received from Washougal public schools. Without hesitation I will support the M&O and technology levies. These dollars will be directly used to support campus security, student health, performing arts, sports teams, technology, facility maintenance and community education.
Support Washougal school levies
Coal, oil train hazards are not worth the risk The explosion Dec. 30 in North Dakota of an oil train was the third major oil train accident in the last 6 months.