Four C-W churches are burglarized

Washougal police continue to investigate four local church burglaries, after arresting two men.

ERS acquires Your Rental Center

Excavator Rental Services has purchased an event rental company in Hood River, Ore.

Port approves lease with 54°40’ Brewing

The Port of Camas-Washougal Commission has approved a lease with 54°40’ Brewing Co.

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The Vutique sells sustainable fashion

An eclectic mix of women’s clothing and accessories can be found at The Vutique, in downtown Camas. The business’ owner, Huan Vu, describes the shop’s inventory as “a combination of vintage clothing and sustainable fashion.”

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Decluttering senior households

Spring cleaning can provide motivation to reduce the amount of stuff that is taking up space. LaRhea Steele, of Camas, recently cleaned out linen and clothes closets. She donated some full size sheets to Arc of Southwest Washington, and clothing that is no longer being worn will go to a church rummage sale.

Local Memorial Day ceremonies planned

Various organizations are preparing to make this Memorial Day weekend a time for thanks and reflection. Originally called Decoration Day, it is a day of remembrance for those who have died in the nation’s service.

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Cultivating cooperation

Several Washougal residents got what they wanted, after they took the time to go to City Hall. Bill Durgan is among the people who grow vegetables at 1835 “D” St. He and some of his neighbors spoke during the May 11 Washougal City Council meeting, to complain about the potential use of the “D” Street garden to grow pumpkins. Durgan, of Washougal, said the site has been used as a garden for local residents for more than seven years.

Washougal police officers to receive retroactive pay raises

The Washougal City Council has approved a new contract with the Washougal Police Officers Association, that will result in pay increases of 8 percent.

B&B Fish Market will open Saturday in Camas

Seafood from the Northwest will be featured at a new business in downtown Camas.

Mayor’s time by the tracks concludes

Washougal Mayor Sean Guard was back in City Hall Monday, after spending a week observing trains at 32nd and Main streets.

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Deja Vu Camas owner prepares to close shop

A local consignment boutique that sells women’s clothing and accessories will close Wednesday, after being in business for more than a decade.

Investigation into fatality in Washougal continues

The death of a man is under investigation in Washougal.

C-W projects are expected to receive CDBG funding

Two local projects have been selected for funding by the Urban County Policy Board.

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Guard continues railside retreat

Washougal Mayor Sean Guard said more than 225 people have stopped by to visit him at his makeshift campsite at 32nd and Main streets since noon Friday.

iQ Credit Union is honored for its marketing efforts

iQ Credit Union has been recognized for its marketing efforts.

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Earth Engineers to relocate headquarters

A geotechnical engineering and consulting firm plans to move from downtown Vancouver to Camas this summer.

Community lunch for veterans to be served Saturday

Local Cub Scouts will provide lunch for veterans on Saturday, in Camas.

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Whiskers in the workplace

While “Take your Dog to Work Day” is scheduled for June 26, that pet-friendly event happens almost every day — with dogs, cats and birds — in some Camas and Washougal businesses.

Washougal mayor to camp by the railroad tracks

Washougal Mayor Sean Guard plans to spend a week camping at 32nd and Main streets, to record the number of trains that travel through the city.

The Yoga Barre to host open house Friday

The owner of a new business in downtown Washougal invites the community to meet her and other yoga and barre teachers.

Rap music will be performed in “Revolution Room”

Camas concert to feature local performers

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Forum focuses on regional affordable housing barriers

A forum about affordable housing attracted more than 30 people to Camas High School.

SubZero opens office in downtown Washougal

A company that provides design, engineering and construction services for food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets across the United States has recently expanded its operations to include a local office.

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Washougal parking enforcement to increase

People who park for more than two hours in designated areas of downtown Washougal will want to pay attention to the time that they arrive.

Caffe Piccolo to relocate within downtown Camas

A local coffee shop owner who was concerned whether she would find a new space within downtown Camas has successfully ended her search.

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Local interior designer is honored

A certified interior custom designer who lives in Washougal has been recognized for providing outstanding customer service.

Interpreting van Gogh

A local resident believes Vincent van Gogh included an image of the Last Supper in several of his paintings.

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Charlie Chalk Designs succeeds at home in Camas

A local business has gained an international presence — thanks to online companies such as Zulily and Urban Outfitters’ BHLDN.com.

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Proposal calls for new apartment complex in downtown Washougal

The landowners of the Angelo soccer field in downtown Washougal have submitted a pre-application to construct apartments at that site.

Clark County Wedding Show will include local vendors this weekend

The owner of an event planning company is playing a major role in the creation of the third annual Clark County Wedding Show.

Washougal Council considers transportation benefit district

Washougal residents are invited to comment on the potential creation of a transportation benefit district.

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Dog finds a happy home in Camas

A recent Texas transplant has attracted fans and admirers in Southwest Washington and around the United States.

CHS graduate wins photography award

A former local photographer has been recognized as being among the top 5 percent of wedding professionals.

Washougal man leads police on pursuit

A late night call to 911 resulted in Washougal Police officers responding to a suspicious person, outside the station.

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Family ties

The third generation of a local household has joined the family business.

First Friday will feature environmental theme

“Go Green!” is the theme for the next First Friday in downtown Camas.

Washougal man leads police on pursuit

Suspicious circumstance and Washougal police pursuit lead to DUI arrest

Port approves Grove Field Airport engineering contract

A Battle Ground company has been selected to perform the design and engineering work, to replace a burned hangar and a wind-damaged fixed-base operator building at Grove Field Airport.

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A passion for local parks

For Virginia “Ginny” Frosh, preservation of the Parker’s Landing Historical Park is personal.

Metropolitan Productions organizes Yard, Garden & Patio Show

A former home-based business is managing the Yard, Garden & Patio Show for the first time. Metropolitan Productions Inc., of Washougal, recently opened an office at 2011 Main St., in downtown Washougal.

Horse Expo will feature workshops, demonstrations and exhibitors

An annual Horse Expo will be held this weekend at the Clark County Event Center.

Washougal considers vapor device restrictions

The efforts of several individuals who are concerned about minors’ access to electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices, as well as the display of drug paraphernalia, could pay off with new ordinances in Washougal.

American Family Insurance office to open in Washougal Town Square

American Family Insurance agent Cynthia Cruz will soon open an office in downtown Washougal.

WHS graduate is involved in fish fundraiser

Donations toward artwork created by a former local resident will enable the Port of Camas-Washougal to install additional art pieces along a waterfront trail.

Mosquito Control board has two vacancies

East Clark County residents are invited to apply for a position on the Mosquito Control Board.

Vulnerable adult abuse conference to be held Feb. 11

Resources for vulnerable adults will be discussed at an annual conference for caregivers and law enforcement officers.

Concert to benefit community garden for veterans

Northwest artists will perform Feb. 14, to raise money for the Clark County Veterans Community Garden.

Washougal Council discusses oil train draft resolution

The Washougal City Council recently had an opportunity to comment on a draft resolution that expresses concerns about the potential for an increase in the number of oil trains traveling through the city.

Camas footwear company owners to participate in Sportsmen’s show

A company with local ties will have footwear on display at the 40th annual Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show & Sport Fishing Boat Show.

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Flutes & Rocks Lounge reinvents a classic

The former Krystal’s Champagne Lounge has a new look and new owners.