Stories by Danielle Frost

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February 2, 2017
Local students were recognized on Sunday, Jan. 22 by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary for their district level winning entries in the organization's annual youth essay program. (Contributed photos)

Local students excel in essay competitions

Local students were recently recognized for their writings about patriotism and the contributions of veterans on Sunday, Jan. 22 at the Camas Community Center.

February 2, 2017
Judy Mason, a retired librarian and volunteer at Two Rivers Heritage Museum, is organizing all of the books into a database for easy access.

A living museum

Thanks to a new grant, the Camas-Washougal Historical Society will be able to refurbish some musical artifacts and make them accessible to the public.

January 27, 2017

“Building Resiliency” workshop set

A free workshop, “Building Resiliency,” is being offered for parents of children of all ages from 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3 at Washougal High School, 1201 39th St.

January 26, 2017
The new Excelsior High School is a substantial upgrade from the former drafty portables that occupied the site. It is expected to be finished in April or May, as weather permits.

Changes on the horizon for Washougal

Despite recent winter weather that prevented many from working, construction is expected to remain on schedule in the Washougal School District.

January 26, 2017
Camas High School student Megan Baffaro is collecting donations of pajamas, slippers, coloring books and colored pencils for a Mexican orphanage, as part of  her senior project. Behind her are slips of paper and a photo of a child. Students can take the paper and then donate the requested items.

A positive impact

Camas High School student Megan Baffaro has taken her desire to help people and turned it into a senior project.

January 23, 2017

School districts tackle calendar revisions

Students in the Camas and Washougal School districts have missed an unprecedented number of instructional days due to inclement weather in December and January. Both districts are working toward…

January 19, 2017

Pool, Crown Park audit planned

A $66,701 contract to fund an audit of the popular Camas swimming pool and Crown Park is expected to be approved by the City Council in early February.

January 19, 2017
Local kids enjoyed sledding on this hilll near the Washougal River Greenway Trail. With temperatures in the 20s all week, the snow became packed down and perfect for sledding. (Danielle Frost/Post-Record)

Snow days

Snow, ice and wind have been the prevailing themes for much of the past month in Camas and Washougal.