Seventy-five years ago, most people in the United States had likely not even heard of preschool. But in Camas, a movement was already underway to help educate the city’s youngest learners.
Scammers are out in force, and often senior citizens are the targets. Scams range from taxes owed to the IRS, to a grandchild needing bail money, to being able to fix vehicle dents inexpensively. But all share one commonality, according to law enforcement: The scammers want money, and they want it now.
It took some time for Michelle Tuell to convince her husband, Chuck, to consider adoption. “I had always wanted a daughter,” she said. “But after having three boys, I thought it wasn’t in my family plan.”
Employees from the Camas and Washougal school districts joined forces to raise awareness during a teacher walkout day May 13. The demonstration was in protest against the state Legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller, among other issues.
Employees from the Camas and Washougal School Districts joined forces to raise awareness Wednesday.
The Camas Education Association has voted to participate in a planned one day walkout Wednesday, in protest against the state Legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller, among other issues.
On Sunday, June 21, Jeff and Micah Snell will toe the line for their fifth marathon in less than three months.
Local education associations have voted to participate in a planned one day walkout on Wednesday, May 13, in protest against the state Legislature for failing to fully fund K-12 education and keep class sizes smaller.
With the area’s first taste of warm weather recently, summer is on the minds of many, particularly children
Nitin Beri didn’t want to have a run-of-the-mill senior project.
There are only three rules in Elida Field’s art classes for kids.
Mount Pleasant School is hosting a spring plant sale fundraiser.
The Washougal School District has selected its new superintendent.
When teacher John Miller first opened Miranda Lynch’s case file, he was worried.
After 30 years as a teacher, Riza Parker was ready to retire.
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.