Stories by Heather Acheson

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February 16, 2017

Creating a world-class library

In June 2016, Connie Urquhart was one of four candidates vying for the Camas Public Library director position.

February 9, 2017

Camas develops master plan for park

A proposed master plan for the development of Fallen Leaf Lake Park focuses on improving public access, while also preserving the unique location’s natural beauty.

February 3, 2017

C-W schools close on Friday, Feb. 3

Freezing rain pounded the Portland-Vancouver area overnight, leaving icy and dangerous conditions on Friday morning. The Camas and Washougal school districts announced early this morning that all schools would be…

February 2, 2017

Forecast focuses on freezing rain

The National Weather Service downgraded its forecast from a winter storm watch to a winter weather advisory Thursday afternoon. The advisory begins at 1 a.m. on Friday, and continues through…

February 2, 2017
FIRST Tech Challenge Team members (left to right) senior Aidan Lyons, coach Natalie Janson, senior Samantha Guthrie and freshman Alexis Howard celebrate at the Watt Interleague Championship in Tacoma in January. They were one of nine teams selected to advance to the state championship that will be held Saturday at the Kent ShoWare Center. (Contributed photo)

Ready for a challenge

A FIRST Tech Challenge Team with roots in Camas were all smiles as they celebrated being selected to compete in this year’s state championship.

January 31, 2017

Another bout of winter weather could arrive Thursday

Snow, freezing rain, wind and ice have returned to the winter weather forecast. On Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service’s Portland office issued a winter storm watch and a wind…

January 19, 2017

Washougal schools start late on Jan. 19

Classes in the Washougal School District will start two hours late on Thursday, Jan. 19. There will be no Skills Center bus, and no morning community education preschool or…