Stories by Dawn Feldhaus

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February 2, 2019

Man’s body is found by Washougal River

The Clark County Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of a man found along the Washougal River. Clark County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched at…

January 31, 2019
A "Danger" sign, located near the Lookout at the Ridge apartment complex in Washougal, leads to a blasting site for a new subdivision. Blasting to remove rock for underground utilities was put on hold after a rock, allegedly from the blasting site, crashed through a roof and landed in a child's bedroom. No one was in the room at the time.

Rock in boy’s bedroom prompts probe

After a drilling company working in Washougal allegedly blasted a rock through the ceiling of a child’s bedroom earlier this month, the Camas-Washougal Fire Marshal’s office has filed a complaint with the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I).

January 31, 2019
Mike Hansen, a parishioner at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, in Camas, provides an invocation before the start of the Washougal City Council meeting Monday, Jan. 28. Several City Council members want to reconsider a 2014 council vote that allows invocations to occur just before the council meetings.

Councilors to revisit invocation issue

Two of the Washougal City Council members who previously voted against allowing invocations to occur just prior to council meetings want the council to discuss the issue again.

January 24, 2019
Crochet Club participants on Jan. 17 include (from left to right) Cecillie Bond, Cheryl Lawson, Keira Lana, Diana Smith, Debika Finucane, Laurinda Reddig and Athena McElrath. They each have varying levels of experience with crocheting and invite other local residents to attend the club from 3:30 to 5 p.m., Thursdays, in the Camas Public Library.

Stitching Stories

Dispel any preconceived notions you might have about what type — and age — of person might be interested in crocheting.

January 24, 2019
A new mixed-use building, featuring retail and residential spaces, is expected to be ready for occupants in February. Ryon Morrison, of Washougal (not pictured) has signed leases to open a deli on the ground floor and live in a loft on the second floor.

Rig-A-Hut opens in downtown Washougal

A Portland-based development company is ready to welcome tenants into a new $2.39 million mixed-use development in downtown Washougal.

January 24, 2019

Housing project moves forward

A Washougal hearing examiner has approved plans to turn 100 acres near Woodburn Elementary School into 281 lots for single-family homes.