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June 20, 2019
From left to right, Jemtegaard Middle School (JMS) staff members Jason Foster, Scott Rainey, Michelle Massar and David Cooke, and former JMS associate principal Tami Culp (right) hold a banner proclaiming the school's state recognition for the 2017-18 school year at the Washougal School District's board of directors meeting June 11. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

State recognizes Washougal school

Jemtegaard Middle School has been named as one of 218 state-recognized schools for the 2017-18 school year by state education leaders.

June 20, 2019

Class of 2019 Camas graduates walk the walk

More than 540 Camas teens walked in their high school graduation ceremonies last weekend, marking the end of one life milestone and the beginning of many more. “I want…

June 13, 2019
Youth in foster care can enjoy summer camp activities such as swimming, thanks to a nonprofit, faith-based group called Teen Reach Adventure Camp. Portland pianist Michael Allen Harrison will perform Thursday, June 20 in Vancouver at a concert to benefit the newly formed Camas chapter of TRAC. (Contributed photo courtesy of Teen Reach Adventure Camp)

Concert to raise funds for Camas-based nonprofit

Portland pianist Michael Allen Harrison will perform at a concert to benefit the newly formed Camas Teen Reach Adventure Camp (TRAC), an outdoor camp for foster children between the ages 12 to 15.

June 13, 2019
A group of children surround and climb a sasquatch sculpture June 7 at a grand opening event for the natural play area at Washougal Riverfront Park and Trail. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Port unveils long-awaited natural play area

One year after its intended opening, the Port of Camas-Washougal has unveiled its new natural play area featuring a giant sasquatch sculpture at the Washougal Waterfront Park and Trail.

June 6, 2019
Monica Chang, Camas High School's valedictorian for the class of 2019, will attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Camas High School Valedictorian Monica Chang

Monica Chang, Camas High School’s valedictorian for the class of 2019, is a big fan of podcasts, particularly those that focus on her disparate interests of science, activism and entrepreneurship.