Boy injured in hit-and-run collision

A 5-year-old boy was injured Friday evening after he was hit by a motorist who then fled the scene.

Washougal selects new superintendent

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.

Washougal woman suspected of dealing drugs from hospital room

A Washougal woman will likely face drug charges after she allegedly sold methamphetamine from her hospital room.

Superintendent candidate interviews begin today

The Washougal School District has announced the names of the four candidates who will be interviewed this week for the superintendent of schools job.

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‘Sweet bronze dog’ is first step in walking tour effort

Pappy, Millie, Farrell, Camie, Liberty, Lily and Sir Isaac Ruprecht Fluffernutter III (or “Bob” for short).

Camas looks at utility assistance options

Some Camas citizens may soon have more options when it comes to paying their utility bills.

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A creative space

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.

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Project will reconfigure traffic flow on SR-500

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.

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Camas moves forward with roundabout design

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 seek additional witnesses in hit and run case

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.

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Following his heart

After nearly 30 years spent creating and repairing pieces of jewelry that people treasure, goldsmith Magnus Homestead is set to retire.

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‘39 Steps’ is a ‘big, fun, crazy romp’

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.

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‘The dream come true'

A Camas teen and her Bernese mountain dog recently competed in the Super Bowl of dog shows — Westminster.

Camas teen injured in Highway 14 collision

A Camas teenager was injured after being involved in a hit-and-run collision on Highway 14 Wednesday, March 4.

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Camas weighs intersection options

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.

ECFR Commission candidates will be interviewed tonight

One of three candidates vying for two open seats on the East County Fire and Rescue Commission will be selected tonight.

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Camas works to solve a traffic control riddle

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 will retire in June

Washougal School District Superintendent Dawn Tarzian announced Tuesday evening that she will retire at the end of the 2014-2015 school year.

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Enge’s work will be on display at Latte Da

Watercolors by Camas native Skip Enge will soon be on display at Latte Da Coffeehouse and Wine Bar.

ECFR begins strategic planning process

“Where are we now? Where are we going? How will we get there?”

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Camas railroad bridge project is part of BNSF capital program

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 dust-up over Windust Meadows

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.

City installs new signal at 38th Avenue and Parker Street

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.

Deadline to apply for ECFR Commission seats extended

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 due Feb. 10

Special election ballots, which include a Washougal School District capital improvement bond proposition, must be postmarked by Feb. 10, to be counted.

Camas City Council selects its new member

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.

Experts deliver positive economic forecast

Clark County is representative of “non-urban America,” and local leaders should work hard to promote that fact.

Camas City Council could appoint new member on Jan. 26

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.

LED light project will illuminate Camas

An upcoming project will shine new light on Camas.

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Camas names new public works director

Six months ago, Eric Levison stepped into the role of mentor.

ECFR Commission fires longtime chief

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.

ECFR Commission fires 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.

Rock scaling work causes traffic delays on SR-14

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.

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Brooks & John will perform in Washougal

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.

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Donation will help expand Washougal library’s collection

A local author and his wife recently made another donation to the Washougal Community Library.

Camas plans second ‘Vision Summit’

City leaders continue efforts to solicit community feedback as part of the comprehensive planning process.

Smith named Regional Transportation Council Board chairwoman

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.

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Investigation into deadly collision continues

Law enforcement officials continue to investigate a collision that took the life of a Washougal woman.

Fund set up to help family of accident victim

A fund has been set up to accept donations to help the family of a pedestrian killed in Camas on Dec. 23. Anneice B. Fich, 66, was hit by a vehicle as she tried to cross Northeast Third Avenue at Weir Street in Camas while pushing a stroller carrying her 2-year-old great-grandson, Eduardo “Lalo” Herrera-Berra.

Pedestrian killed on Northeast Third Avenue in Camas

A woman pushing a stroller was killed Tuesday night after being hit by a car as she crossed Northeast Third Avenue at Weir Street in Camas.

Second fire district commissioner resigns

For the second time in less than three months, an East County Fire and Rescue commissioner has resigned. On Dec. 17, Chairman George F. “Jack” Hoober, 81, submitted his letter of resignation to ECFR officials.

Washougal takes control, earns 44-42 victory

The Washougal boys continued their winning streak Thursday as they topped R.A. Long, 44-42. The Panthers (8-0) trailed the Lumberjacks 20-14 late in the first half, but Washougal then scored the final six points of the second quarter to tie the game 20-20 at halftime.

Police arrest suspects in vehicle prowl cases

Two Vancouver residents were arrested Monday in connection with numerous vehicle prowls that had recently taken place in Camas. According to a press release from the Camas Police Department, on Dec. 22 law enforcement units responded to a call of a vehicle prowl in progress. Responding officers located the suspect vehicle and stopped it. The occupants were identified as Joshua L. Huggins, 35, and Destiny L. Ortiz, 25, both of Vancouver.

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Developer presents vision for site on 38th Avenue

Preliminary plans are being made for a new commercial and high density residential development on Northwest 38th Avenue in Camas.

Power restored to much of Clark County following wind storm

Less than 100 Clark Public Utilities customers in the Camas area remain without power this morning following a day of intense winds.

Camas seeks applicants for city council seat

Applications to serve in the Ward 2 position on the Camas City Council are currently being accepted.

Washougal schools will start two hours late Thursday, Dec. 4

Washougal schools will start two hours late today, Thursday, Dec. 4, due to threats of freezing rain in some areas of the western Columbia Gorge.

Washougal man dies in accidental drowning

A local man whose body was discovered Wednesday in the Columbia River in Washougal died of accidental drowning.

Green Mountain development plans continue to move forward

A development agreement that plans for up to 1,300 homes to be built on 181 acres in Camas will be the subject of an upcoming public hearing.

Holiday events will make Camas-Washougal Merry & Bright

Looking to get into the holiday spirit?