Stories by Cooper Green

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November 1, 2018

Four to vie for mayor of Camas

Two city councilors, a pastor and a former mayor walk into Camas City Hall — sounds like the set-up for a punchline, but it will be reality on Nov. 14, when the four interview for a one-year vacancy in Camas’ mayoral office.

October 25, 2018
Signage posted at Round and Lacamas lakes last week after a passerby noticed a blue-green algae bloom. County health officials recommend citizens and their pets stay away from the water until further notice.

Caution advised at lakes in Camas

Clark County Public Health officials hope to see a lift on the blue-green algae advisory at Camas’ Round and Lacamas lakes by week’s end.

October 25, 2018
The classic facade of the Liberty Theatre on Northeast Fourth Avenue in downtown Camas. The theater turns 91 this year.

A cultural centerpiece for Camas, county

The Liberty Theatre in downtown Camas, opened in 1927, has seen its fair share of trouble — a Great Depression and a Great Recession, a massive fire in 1994, even a failed Braveheart costume contest.

October 18, 2018

Camas leaders say firefighter hires critical

A long, contentious debate — filled with passions, twists and finances — over hiring new firefighters at the Camas-Washougal Fire Department hit a conversation-stopper this week, after the majority of Camas City Council members agreed the hires are necessary and the city will have to find funding, even without Washougal’s 40 percent buy-in.

October 18, 2018

Camas councilors seek mayor’s seat

Applications for Camas mayor are due Oct. 26, and two city councilors have already said they intend to throw their hats in the ring.

October 11, 2018
Tyson Morris (left) and Lori Lander (right), co-owners of Artful Attic, at their soon-to-open shop in downtown Camas on Oct. 4. The couple is engaged and set to be married next year.

Artful Attic coming to Camas

Lori Lander and Tyson Morris were supposed to marry each other next week. Instead, they’re wedding themselves to the downtown Camas business community.