Rebecca and David Dotson were at a comic book convention in Seattle when the phone call came in.
Few people probably stop to consider what happens after they wrestle the blue recycling bin out to the curb every week.
After receiving 21 applications from all over the country, the Washougal School District will host an open house to introduce the final four candidates to the public.
At first, the animated voices, energized students and atmosphere of excitement in the Jemtegaard Middle School gym could easily be mistaken for the usual pre-spring break anticipation.
This Sunday will mark 24 years that the Camas Parks and Recreation department has offered a free Easter egg hunt.
David Tudor is traveling the road less taken when it comes to his job with the Washougal School District.
Ever since he received his first Brownie Holiday camera as a child, Darryl Lloyd has been captivated by photography.
Several local Science Olympiad teams will be heading to the state competition next month.
Competitive belly dancing. Owning 33 snakes. Swimming with wild dolphins. Flying a sail plane.
In an effort to encourage citizens to serve on the Washougal School Board, president Ron Dinius has proposed the idea of potential compensation.
With spring-like weather making an early appearance this year, many local residents are flocking to area parks and trails to play, exercise or simply enjoy the beauty.
The Camas School District will begin offering full-day kindergarten beginning in the fall.
Instructor Staci Firi fixes her gaze on the room filled with 8- to 11-year-olds.
As a dyslexic child who struggled with reading and math, Peter de Lory learned early on to rely on the visual world.
The room was silent, all eyes on Fernald Shaw.
The senior capstone project: Over the years, students in Camas and Washougal have come up with some fairly unique and interesting ideas. These have included everything from teaching leadership classes to young children to climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Superintendent Dawn Tarzian will retire as head of the Washougal School District in June.
The Washougal School District bond measure has passed by a slim majority.
Business manager's resignation will be effective May 1.
As a young man, Sifu Paco’s temper got him into a lot of trouble.
The Washougal School District's $57.68 million capital improvements bond has passed by a slim margin.
As a young child, Mary Murray remembers going to school in dirty clothing and old shoes.
Rob Pullen loves to fly.
After a career spent in elementary education, Laura Bolt, Hathaway Elementary School principal, will retire at the end of the year.
Library offerings have come a long way in the past two decades.
Reesab Pathak is making quite a name for himself in science.
Lindsay Rogers, or “Kid Nature,” as she is known, hands each group of students a box with several items, including land line phones.
Voters in the Washougal School District will be asked to approve a $57.68 million bond on Feb. 10.
Elizabeth Gibson wrote her first story at age 7.
Tara Ziegler looked at the crowd and prepared to voice her opinion on why the city of Washougal should not pass a bicycle helmet ordinance.
Student videographers who have dreamed of having their creations shown on the big screen have the opportunity to find out what that is like.
Like many people, Rachel Lee of Vancouver joined a gym to help her keep in shape. However, with the cold winter months meaning limited outdoor time, she also wanted to find an activity she could participate in with her kids.
When Joseph Platt saw Julieann Smith tapping her feet to a Kenny Rogers song, he knew what needed to happen.
A 58-year-old Camas School District employee has had his arraignment postponed.
When asked how it feels to be named a regional Principal of the Year, Aaron Smith is flummoxed.
Sherri Irish has been capturing images with her camera since she was a young girl growing up in Florida.
A 58-year-old Camas School District employee made his first appearance in Clark County Superior Court yesterday. Robbyn D. Mattson, 58, has been charged with several counts of sexual misconduct involving 17 female students at Camas High School. These include eight counts of third-degree child molestation, five counts of second-degree sexual misconduct and four counts of fourth-degree assault.
Anticipation filled the air as celebrity craftsman Carter Oosterhouse led a group of blindfolded middle school students into their new Tween Tech Center.
Robbyn D. Mattson charged with child molestation, sexual misconduct and fourth-degree assault
Washougal residents got an up close and personal look at facilities that will be the focus of an upcoming bond measure.
When Hannah Gutkind filled out her “wish list,” of roles for Columbia Dance’s production of “The Nutcracker,” “Spanish” was at the top.
A 2013 Washougal High School graduate recently found herself among policy makers and youth leaders from all over the world, after being chosen to participate in a global forum in Baku, Azerbaijan.
When Jeff Snell heard President Barack Obama thank him and the staff for the work they were doing, the Camas School District deputy superintendent had one word to describe it: Surreal.
From the time she was a young child growing up in rural California, Anna Wiancko-Chasman has loved art.
Two local educators have started a business that is dedicated to helping kids learn to explore, build and learn, all while having fun.
The Washougal School Board has authorized the district to issue a general obligation capital bond to address safety, student capacity and facility needs.
Frank Dunn of Washougal will be taking his show to the Washburn Performing Arts Center Friday and Saturday.
As Isaac Hodapp recalls being on stage at the famed Grand Ole Opry Theater, he is at a loss for words.
Those who live a gluten-free lifestyle, whether by choice or necessity, sometimes find it challenging to find treats that they can enjoy without worrying about the after affects.
Ever since it first opened in 1971, “Grease” has entertained viewers of all ages.