Stories by Dawn Feldhaus

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August 2, 2018
Clark County Public Health provides free clean needles, sterile water, condoms, lubricant and other supplies like the ones pictured here each Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 3701 E. Fourth Plain Blvd., Vancouver. The agency's goal is to reduce the number of used needles found in parks and on roads.

Share to boost needle exchange sites in area

Share, of Vancouver, is increasing opportunities for people struggling with drug addiction to drop off used needles and pick up clean ones in the Camas-Washougal area.

August 2, 2018
Sunbridge Solar has purchased a new 5,400 square foot building, at 421 "C" St., Washougal, from NextNet Investments. Sunbridge Solar, which installs solar electric panels for residential and commercial customers, is currently located in a 1,400 square foot building in Vancouver.

Solar firm on way to Washougal

A company that installs solar electric panels for residential and commercial customers will soon move its operations from Vancouver to a new building in Washougal.

July 30, 2018

Recreational burn ban is in place in C-W

Camas-Washougal Fire Department officials have implemented a recreational burn ban in Camas and Washougal. Charcoal, gas, and propane grills and fireplaces are still allowed. The recreational…

July 26, 2018
Don Riedthaler (left) enjoys a festive grand opening celebration at Hey Jack restaurant with co-owner Peter Rudolph (center), as Camas Mayor Pro Tem Don Chaney (right) looks on, July 6, in downtown Camas. Hey Jack is open for dinner Tuesday through Saturday, and for brunch on Sunday.

At Hey Jack, dining is fancy not fussy

People who walk by the new Hey Jack restaurant, located in the Camas Hotel in downtown Camas, might think they have to dress up to dine there.

July 26, 2018
Washougal Mayor Molly Coston (center) talks about downtown Washougal from Reflection Plaza, July 13, during the Columbia River Economic Development Council's Main Street Day. Tour participants also visited downtown Camas, Vancouver, Ridgefield, La Center and Battle Ground.

Touring Main Street

Camas and Washougal were recently included in an all-day bus tour that transported representatives from the Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC), the Vancouver Downtown Association, the ports of Vancouver and Ridgefield and several cities around Clark County.

July 19, 2018
Candidates for the 3rd Congressional District -- David McDevitt, Michael Cortney, Carolyn Long, Earl Bowerman and Dorothy Gasque (from left to right) -- participate in a League of Women Voters of Clark County forum, July 12, at Clark College. Two candidates, incumbent U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler and Martin Hash, did not attend.

Candidates converge at Clark College

Income inequality and immigration were among the issues recently discussed by five of the seven candidates for the 3rd Congressional District.

July 19, 2018
The Blair Building, located at 1801 Main St., in downtown Washougal, includes two restaurants and four future live/work studio apartments. The Clark County Historic Preservation Commission has added the building, constructed in 1925, to the county's Heritage Register.

Building to reflect Washougal history

A building in downtown Washougal that combines historic and whimsical touches is the newest addition to the Clark County Heritage Register.