Stories by Danielle Frost

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September 29, 2016
Joshua Giurlani is the director of "Patriots," a short, narrative film about the realities veterans face. (Contributed photo)

Local connections

The streets of downtown Camas were recently the setting for a short film by Portland Art Institute senior Joshua Giurlani.

September 29, 2016
Ron Mitchell, principal architect with MG2 of Seattle, shows open house attendees a photo of an outdoor bathtub at a treehouse he built recently. The units at Skamania Lodge do not currently have this option.

Simple elegance in nature

Guests to Skamania Lodge now have the opportunity to revisit their childhood with a stay in two new treehouses.

September 27, 2016

New Boy Scout Troop forming

Boys ages 11 to 17 years old and their families are invited to learn more about Scouting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27. An introductory meeting will be held…

September 22, 2016

Keeping technology simple

Learning new technology can be daunting to anyone, but senior citizens often find themselves having an especially challenging time with it. Camas resident Dave Hunter, 75, has been helping…

September 22, 2016
Camas High School marketing teacher Suzie Downs (center) did a summer "externship," with Riverview Community Bank, learning more about social media marketing. (Contributed photo)

Lifelong learning

Internships among high school students have blossomed in recent years, allowing young people to learn new skills and explore potential careers.

September 15, 2016
Superintendent Mike Stromme visits with students at Gause Elementary on the first day of school Wednesday, Sept. 7. (Contributed photo)

New year, new goals

As indicated by the big yellow buses and crowds of children, school is in full swing in Camas and Washougal.

September 15, 2016
A Great Blue Heron perches in a tree at Columbia Springs. It is one of several birds that may be visible from the hiking trail.

Feathered friends

Stepping onto the hiking trail at Columbia Springs with views of wildlife everywhere, one can forget that they are just a short distance away from Highway 14.