Washougal board OKs curriculum despite objections

The Washougal School Board voted to adopt an elementary school science curriculum during its Sept. 14 meeting despite the objections from a parent, who called the educational platform “biased” due to its inclusion of two videos that promote mask-wearing as an effective means of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Read More

Port commissioners push for dark fiber

Port of Camas-Washougal commissioner John Spencer is concerned about the lack of reliable high-speed internet access for many Clark County residents. He’s equally concerned that he doesn’t see anybody doing anything about it. Read More

Ford suspends mayoral campaign

Derik Ford has dropped out of the Washougal mayoral race after being arrested earlier this month on suspicion of domestic violence. “I am suspending my… Read More

Camas girls soccer has ‘unfinished business’

The Camas girls soccer team capped a successful 2019 campaign with a disappointing loss to Enumclaw in a 4A District 3/4 tournament game that it thought it should’ve won. The Papermakers went undefeated during the 2020 season, but couldn’t prove themselves against the best teams in Washington due to the absence of the 4A state tournament, cancelled by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Washougal’s 54-40 Brewing expands

Food-and-drink pairings don’t get much better than pizza and beer. Bolt Minister has carved a long, productive career out of his ability to brew the former. Now he’s learning how to bake the latter. Read More