Stories by Doug Flanagan

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January 25, 2024
Contributed photo courtesy Angela Bunda
The Bitchins, a Portland-based rock-and-horn band, reunites once per yaer to put on a benefit concert to raise money for the Parkinson's Resources of Oregon nonprofit organization.

Local musicians prepare for annual ‘benefit bash’

Angela Bunda decided to step back from her music career in 2015 after the birth of her first child. But since then, the 1999 Washougal High School graduate has been able to maintain a connection to her passion for music thanks to her involvement with The Bitchins, a Portland-based rock/horn band that performs just once per year to raise funds for people affected by a disease that afflicts one of its members.

January 18, 2024
Washougal School District maintenance supervisor Jessica Beehner (left) talks with superintendent Mary Templeton in Washougal High School's boiler room in 2023. (Post-Record file photo)

Washougal schools manager honored for conservation efforts

Jessica Beehner, the Washougal School District’s facilities, maintenance and grounds manager, is being honored by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)’s Columbia River chapter for her commitment to energy conservation and sustainability.