Stories by Dawn Feldhaus

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January 17, 2019

NorthSide 4 housing development moves forward

A development that could add nearly 700 residents to the city of Washougal has moved closer to construction. Hearing Examiner Joe Turner has approved an application…

January 17, 2019
Patty and Gordon French, owners of LJC Feed in Camas since 1995, previously worked at a car dealership in Portland. Twice a month, they escape to their second home in Lincoln City, Ore.

Corporate Couples

After a long day at work, a partner can provide companionship and a chance to vent about your day. But what happens when your partner in love also is your partner at work?

January 17, 2019

Port moves to ‘Plan B’ for waterfront development

After getting zero bites from developers interested in revamping the Port of Camas-Washougal’s prime waterfront property, port leaders have entered “Plan B” of the waterfront plan, hiring a management firm with ample waterfront development experience.

January 10, 2019
Amanda Brinkman, the chief brand and communications officer at Deluxe Corporation (left), talks with Nick and Tami Calais during a reception for representatives of the online show,

Camas tries to start a ‘revolution’

Hundreds of people recently gathered in downtown Camas with the hope of impressing representatives from the online reality show, “Small Business Revolution — Main Street.”

January 10, 2019
Kimberly Coe (left) and Rachel Reiser (right) recently joined the team at Glo Beauty Lounge, in downtown Washougal. They both provide haircuts and colors. Coe also offers beard trims, and Reiser also provides manicures, pedicures and facial waxing.

Washougal salon adds services

A downtown Washougal salon that already provides microblading, manicures, pedicures, facials and waxing recently added haircuts and colors to its menu of services.

January 3, 2019
Several chemicals, including lead and mercury, were removed from the soil at the former Hambleton Lumber Company site, at 335 S. "A" St., Washougal, in 2014. The Port of Camas-Washougal is asking the state legislature to support a state program that paid for most of the cleanup. (Port of Camas-Washougal)

Port puts priority on toxic cleanup

The Port of Camas-Washougal’s legislative agenda for 2019 includes continued funding for a state program that helped transform a once-toxic site into what is now one of the port’s shining achievements: the popular Washougal Waterfront Park and Trail.

January 3, 2019
Camas High seniors Christopher Xia (left) and Austin Fogel (right), along with Washougal High senior Isaiah Ross (center), are the captains of their respective schools' swim teams. They practice five days a week at Cascade Athletic Club, in East Vancouver.

Swimmers strive to keep state streak alive

The head coach of a Camas High boys’ swim team that won back-to-back state titles in 2017 and 2018 is enjoying training the current Papermakers, as well as Washougal High Panthers who also have competed at the state level.