Stories by Dawn Feldhaus

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September 20, 2018

Washougal dreams of new field

A new baseball field, restrooms and lighting at Washougal’s George J. Schmid Memorial Fields, in Washougal, are included in the city’s proposed 2019 budget.

September 14, 2018
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Judy Musa (center), business development officer with the Fort Vancouver Regional Library Foundation, visits with attendees of the Dinner in White on the Columbia, Saturday, Sept. 8. Diners were encouraged to wear white clothing and decorate their tables in that same color tone, following in the tradition of the “Diner en Blanc” that started in Paris 30 years ago.

Dinner in White delights

Camas and Washougal residents’ creativity and generosity were on display at the Dinner in White on the Columbia. More than 350 people attended the annual fundraiser for the Washougal…

September 13, 2018
Megan Collins, the new director of operations for the Washougal-based West Columbia Gorge Humane Society, spends time with an adoptable cat in the shelter's catio. Collins has more than 10 years of animal welfare experience, specializing in operations and programming.

Shelter in place?

The new director of operations for the Washougal-based West Columbia Gorge Humane Society (WCGHS) wants to “firm up” the evacuation plan for animals in their care, in case of fires, floods or other disasters.

September 13, 2018
David Lamb Sr., co-owner of Silver Star Computers and Solutions, in Washougal, helps customer Kathleen Washenberger with a laptop computer issue.

Computer store boasts superior service

A Washougal-based computer sales and service shop has survived and even thrived while competing with competitively priced “big-box” stores like Best Buy and Walmart in nearby Vancouver and Portland and online computer retailers.

September 13, 2018
Georgia-Pacific property, near Northwest 10th and Benton streets, is of interest as a potential Camas-Washougal community center site. Architects plan to assess the existing buildings and infrastructure this week and report back to a community center study advisory committee in October.

Committee eyes sites for community center

Georgia-Pacific (G-P) property on a hill near downtown Camas, vacant land owned by Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette and the Vancouver Clinic in Washougal are among potential community center sites deemed worthy of exploration by the newly formed Camas-Washougal Community Center Advisory Committee.

September 6, 2018
One of the properties in the NW Natural Clark County Parade of Homes -- a 4,200-square-foot, four-bedroom home, "The Maldivian," by Gecho Homes -- is available to purchase. The showcase of 10 homes, each worth at least $1 million, in The Parklands at Camas Meadows kicks off Friday, Sept. 7, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 23. The tour is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. (Contributed photo courtesy of Taylour White Images)

Parade of Homes to kick off in Camas

This year’s NW Natural Clark County Parade of Homes will feature 10 Camas homes worth at least $1 million in The Parklands at Camas Meadows.

August 30, 2018
Exterior Wood's processing facility, located in the Port of Camas-Washougal Industrial Park, in Washougal, is expected to continue operating as usual, following the company's purchase by Taiga Building Products Ltd., of Burnaby, British Columbia. Exterior Wood President Dave Perry said the 95 to 100 Exterior Wood employees will retain their jobs.

Canadian firm purchase Exterior Wood

Employees of Exterior Wood Inc., in Washougal, are expected to keep their jobs, following the company’s sale to a Canadian wholesale distributor of building materials.