Camas has a new mayor

The city of Camas has a new mayor. On Wednesday night, city councilors unanimously appointed Camas City Councilwoman Shannon Turk to lead the city through… Read More

Small businesses honored

It was a packed house at Journey Church Monday night for the Downtown Camas Association’s annual awards dinner, with a line stretching from one end of the building to the other when dinner was served. Read More

Opening doors & hearts

Last weekend’s Clark County Open Studios event, in which regional artists opened their studios for a free, self-guided art tour, reminded Washougal woodworker John Furniss of school — in a good way. Read More

Skaters push for revamp

Local skateboarders and BMX bicyclists fighting for nearly a year to restore and renovate the city of Camas’ ailing skatepark got some good news this month — city leaders have included two new parks maintenance workers, as well as $75,000 to go toward “skatepark improvements,” in the city’s proposed 2019-20 budget. Read More

It’s a ‘no’ to fire district, ‘yes’ to GOP

Clark County voters turned out in record numbers for the Nov. 6 midterm election this week, with 52 percent of registered voters casting ballots and weighing in on everything from the next congresswoman for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District to the next chair of the Clark County Council. As of this newspaper’s press deadline, there were still about 45,000 ballots — roughly 23 percent of the vote — left to be counted, countywide. Read More

My, my, how can you resist it?

The summer of 2018 release of the movie, “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” — a sequel to the popular movie adaptation of the stage musical “Mamma Mia!” — may have left some folks burnt out on ABBA, considering the Swedish pop group’s tunes color most of the story’s arc. Read More