The Parks Foundation of Clark County recently honored a local man for his tenacity and commitment to the area’s youth. Through his efforts to bring new lights, bleachers and a scoreboard to Louis Bloch Park in Camas, Camas-Washougal Babe Ruth President Dave Kuhlman received the V-Formation Flyer Florence B. Wager Award. The presentation was made during the annual Parks Foundation luncheon in April.
Each year thousands of people summit Beacon Rock, the 848-foot tall core of an ancient volcano. Traversing the mile-long trail of switchbacks, boasting an elevation gain of 600 feet, includes well-earned views of The Gorge. It is considered a challenging hike for most. On Wednesday, Virginia Warren will join a handful of her girlfriends to make the ascent up and descent down this iconic basalt formation that juts into the Columbia River.
More than 100 candidates registered to run for elected office in Clark County during filing week. After kicking off on Monday morning, filing week ends today at 5 p.m. There are a total of 90 offices that will be on the ballot.
An exercise room in the basement of Camas City Hall was closed for 11 days after testing revealed a high level of radon gas.
When it comes to local races, the first day of the candidate filing week produced no surprises.
As a child growing up in Oslo, Norway, Lilla Larsen would often venture to her favorite hideaways — the coastal city’s lush forests and meadows.
Nearly 5,000 pounds of food will benefit the people served by the Inter-Faith Treasure House, thanks to the annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive.
The Harold W. Busch Walkers will host its 12th annual dinner, auction and raffle Saturday, May 9, beginning at 4 p.m., at the Big Foot Inn, 105 Pendleton Way, in Washougal. Proceeds benefit Alzheimer’s disease related causes.
It all started with a letter Uta Zuendel received in her mailbox more than 20 years ago.
Work was recently completed on the multi-million dollar Friberg-Strunk Street improvement project in Camas.
A Washougal woman appeared in Clark County Superior Court Monday on a series of charges including felony hit and run.
Camas Mayor Scott Higgins plans to seek a second term in office. Higgins, 43, was elected to the City Council in November 2001 and served for almost 10 years. He was appointed mayor in June 2011, then was elected to the position the following November with 81 percent of the vote.
A 5-year-old boy was injured Friday evening after he was hit by a motorist who then fled the scene.
The Washougal School District has selected its new superintendent. According to a press release issued today, current Vancouver Public Schools Associate Superintendent of Teaching and Learing Michael Strommeis the the new superintendent for Washougal School District.
A Washougal woman will likely face drug charges after she allegedly sold methamphetamine from her hospital room.
The Washougal School District has announced the names of the four candidates who will be interviewed this week for the superintendent of schools job.
Pappy, Millie, Farrell, Camie, Liberty, Lily and Sir Isaac Ruprecht Fluffernutter III (or “Bob” for short).
Some Camas citizens may soon have more options when it comes to paying their utility bills.
A woman who is a violinist, pianist and composer recently opened a studio in Camas. Tatiana Kolchanova, 50, who moved to the United States from Russia in 2007, will celebrate the opening of the Music & Arts Academy, 906 N.E. Third Ave., Saturday, April 4, beginning at 1 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
A Washington State Department of Transportation project will add features including a center turn lane and bicycle lanes to a portion of state Route 500, in Camas.
The city of Camas will move forward with the preliminary design phase for a roundabout that will be located at the intersection of Northwest Sixth Avenue and Norwood Street.
Police are hoping witnesses will come forward to provide information that will help located the driver involved in a hit and run collision in Washougal March 4.
After nearly 30 years spent creating and repairing pieces of jewelry that people treasure, goldsmith Magnus Homestead is set to retire.
Student actors who will be performing in the upcoming Washougal High School production of “The 39 Steps,” have been working hard in rehearsals since January. They are eager for the curtains to be drawn on opening night.
A Camas teen and her Bernese mountain dog recently competed in the Super Bowl of dog shows — Westminster.
A Camas teenager was injured after being involved in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 14 Wednesday, March 4.
The Camas City Council has agreed to secure the funding source that could be tapped to build a roundabout, but stopped short of fully committing to its construction.
One of three candidates vying for two open seats on the East County Fire and Rescue Commission will be selected tonight.
A major change to the way traffic flows through the intersection at Northwest Sixth Avenue and Norwood Street in Camas is being discussed by the City Council.
Washougal School District Superintendent Dawn Tarzian announced Tuesday evening that she will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.
Watercolors by Camas native Skip Enge will soon be on display at Latte Da Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.
“Where are we now? Where are we going? How will we get there?”
A project that will lead to the replacement of the railroad bridge in Camas is part of a $189 million capital program being led by BNSF Railway Company in Washington.
A group of Camas residents are hoping to inspire changes to a proposed development that has the potential to bring nearly 200 homes to a currently forested area.
Ongoing roadway improvements on Northwest 38th Avenue in Camas most recently included the installation of a new traffic controller, and with it motorists are getting accustomed to changes to the signal’s timing.
East County Fire & Rescue commissioners decided to extend the time available for citizens to submit letters of interest for two vacant board positions.
Special election ballots, which include a Washougal School District capital improvement bond proposition, must be postmarked by Feb. 10, to be counted.
A woman who was featured with her family in a national magazine that designated Camas as one of the 10 best towns for families, is now a member of the City Council.
Clark County is representative of “non-urban America,” and local leaders should work hard to promote that fact.
Four people will be interviewed on Monday, Jan. 26, for the Camas City Council position that will be vacant following the retirement of Linda Dietzman.
An upcoming project will shine new light on Camas.
Six months ago, Eric Levison stepped into the role of mentor.
Following an executive session Thursday that lasted more than two hours, the East County Fire and Rescue Commission voted to terminate the contract of the district’s fire chief.
Following an executive session tonight that lasted more than two hours, the East County Fire and Rescue Commission voted to terminate the contract of the district’s fire chief.
Drivers who use state Route 14 east of Washougal should expect delays up to an hour between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, and Friday, Jan. 9.
A well-known local musician will perform at the Washburn Performing Arts Center in Washougal Saturday, for the last time. Fingerstyle guitarist John Standefer, a former Camas-Washougal area resident, will take the stage with Brooks Robertson at 7 p.m.
A local author and his wife recently made another donation to the Washougal Community Library.
City leaders continue efforts to solicit community feedback as part of the comprehensive planning process.
Camas City Councilwoman Melissa Smith was recently named chairwoman of the Regional Transportation Council Board of Directors. Smith was appointed to the seat by an 8-2 vote.
Law enforcement officials continue to investigate a collision that took the life of a Washougal woman.