Stories by Danielle Frost

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March 2, 2017

‘Go Green’ at First Friday

Downtown Camas will celebrate taking care of the environment and the love of green for March’s Camas First Friday tomorrow.

February 23, 2017
Hathaway fifth-grader Deja'Ray Smith and teacher Andrew Schlauch put the finishing touches on her creation. (Contributed photo)

Love, engineering and recycling

Valentine’s Day has long been celebrated in elementary schools. Kids everywhere look forward to receiving small cards and trinkets from their classmates.

February 23, 2017
Camas resident Lara Blair has enjoyed creating art in some form or another since she was a child. Painting is her most recent passion, and she will have an exhibit at Peace Yourself Together at the First Friday events in downtown Camas.

Tranquility and time

Lara Blair has been a “maker,” her entire life. So, after the Camas photographer traded in her camera for a third-grade classroom, she needed a new creative outlet.

February 16, 2017
Olive Ostrovsky, played by Rachel Lyall, tries to figure out a spelling word. 'The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee,' will open Thursday at Washougal High School.

It’s spelled F-U-N

Four audience members will have the opportunity to put their spelling skills to the test when Washougal High School students perform in “The 25th Annual Putman County Spelling Bee,” this weekend.

February 14, 2017

Camas, Washougal school levies are passing

Local option levies are passing as of Tuesday evening. According to the Clark County Elections Division, the Washougal School District’s maintenance and operations levy is passing 61 to 39…

February 9, 2017
Items at the clothing swap at Rushing Water Yoga in Camas included clothing for all different sizes and styles.  Shoes, handbags and accessories are also brought in by participants.

Clothes, camaraderie, community

Those who enjoy fashion, socializing and saving money have an option to do all three every month with a local clothing swap.

February 8, 2017

School District will operate JWR center

The Camas School District will become the new operator of the Jack, Will and Rob Boys & Girls Club. On May 31, the Boys & Girls Club of Portland…