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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Preliminary plans are being made for a new commercial and high density residential development on Northwest 38th Avenue in Camas.
Less than 100 Clark Public Utilities customers in the Camas area remain without power this morning following a day of intense winds.
Applications to serve in the Ward 2 position on the Camas City Council are currently being accepted.
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.
A local man whose body was discovered Wednesday in the Columbia River in Washougal died of accidental drowning.
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.
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Discussions regarding the composition of the C-Tran Board that began more than a year ago finally came to a conclusion on Nov. 18. As a result, both Camas and Washougal will now have their own director seats — instead of sharing one.
In about three weeks, East County Fire and Rescue will be operating with three fewer firefighters.
One of the senior members of the Camas City Council on Monday announced her intention to resign.
The East County Fire and Rescue Commission is expected to vote tonight on its proposed 2015 budget. If approved as presented, three of its paid firefighters will lose their full-time jobs at the end of the year.
Classes at schools in the Washougal School District will run two-hours late on Monday.
Gary Dowler joined the military 55 years ago to escape an unhappy home life. The experiences he had during the next decade — both good and bad — changed him forever, but even today he states emphatically that he “wouldn’t change a thing.”
Heavy winds and downed trees caused power outages in the Camas-Washougal area, and several other spots around Clark County today.
This morning, red, white and blue American flags in honor of Veterans Day, as well as black flags recognizing prisoners of war and those missing in action, lined Northeast Fourth Avenue in downtown Camas.
A Camas man fled the scene of an accident law enforcement officials say he caused when he drove the wrong way down state Route 14.
East County Fire & Rescue Commission will hold a special meeting Monday, Nov. 10, to discuss the 2015 proposed budget.
Updated Nov. 4 general election results were released Thursday night. According to Clark County Elections, as of Friday morning, there are still 11,000 ballots left to be counted. The next round of results will be released Friday evening. Countywide, voter turnout is approximately 45.5 percent.
General election results have been released.
Those who waited until the last minute to vote have a few hours left to return their ballots in time to be counted for today’s General Election.
When considering the peaceful, humane and dignified ways a person may die, suffering from a grade four glioblastoma multiforme is not one of them. In fact, it might be near the bottom of the list.
The city of Camas recently released its first biennial budget.
The city of Camas is on a journey toward creating a comprehensive plan update that will provide the framework to guide how the city will develop during the next 20 years. Officials are hoping to get the community’s feedback as part of that process.
Candidates running for a handful of county, state and federal offices answered questions posed by Camas High School students during a recent forum. Organized by the Camas Youth Advisory Council, participants in the forum included men and women running for Third Congressional District and 18th Legislative District positions, and Clark County commissioner.
Investigators have determined that an electrical equipment failure started a fire that caused nearly $1 million in damage to hangar bays at Grove Field in Camas.
On the eve of the onset of discussions about East County Fire and Rescue’s 2015 proposed budget, which includes the possibility of firefighter layoffs, one of the district’s longtime commissioners turned in his resignation.
For some time now, it’s been quite clear that a change is needed in Clark County government. An opportunity has been presented to the public to do so, and it’s time for voters to seize it.
Ghosts, goblins and goodies. With Halloween fast approaching, many special events and activities for kids are happening throughout the month.
Supporters of the Clark County home rule charter say it will create a more efficient form of government and strengthen citizen representation. Opponents suggest it will do quite the opposite. Voters will have the opportunity to decide for themselves during the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election. The charter proposition requires a simple majority approval to pass.
Camas City Hall is going to get spruced up, and the work will begin this week.
A fire at Grove Field airport destroyed 10 hangar bays and a handful of planes last night.
A citizen committee has decided to boost the salaries paid to the Camas mayor and city councilors.
A Portland man with significant medical issues has not been seen after being reported missing one month ago in Skamania County.
The melodies of compositions written by Mozart, Gluck, Grieg and Beethoven can sometimes be heard dancing among the eaves of the sanctuary inside Camas United Methodist Church, then gently tiptoeing out toward the surrounding Crown Park neighborhood — tempting the ears of those who happen to be strolling past.
Organizers of a handful of upcoming forums and informational sessions hope the events will help to educate voters about many of the issues and candidates that will be part of the Nov. 4 general election.
A woman suffered minor injuries today when her wheelchair toppled off of the Heritage Trail and onto the lake bed of Lacamas Lake.
Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette.
A Fern Prairie man says he is thankful he and his granddaughters are alive after they were recently involved in a hit-and-run accident.
Ever since she was a child, Gretel Bohn says she has had a strong desire to have a positive influence on the world.
Officials believe a fire that occurred in Washougal on Saturday was caused by a discarded cigarette. According to Camas-Washougal Fire Chief Nick Swinhart, a family of five, including three adults and two children, had all been sleeping when the fire initially broke out at 2257 N. “O” St.
The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the public can help find a Portland man who was reported missing Sunday evening.
Camas residents will soon notice water levels at Lacamas Lake becoming increasingly lower.
All proceeds from an upcoming country music concert in Vancouver will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and Shared Hope International.