Stories by Heather Acheson

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January 11, 2017

Fire destroys rural Washougal home

Snow and a lack of fire hydrants caused problems for emergency crews called to the scene of a house fire this morning. According to a press release from the Camas-Washougal…

January 11, 2017

County tackles snowy roads

Road crews are out in force Wednesday morning plowing county roads after a big snowstorm blanketed much of the region with more than a half foot of snow. According to…

January 10, 2017

Snow could create difficult morning commute on Wednesday

Snowflakes are falling and wind gusts are whipping through Camas-Washougal as nightfall brought another intense winter storm to the area on Tuesday. According to meteorologists from the National Weather Service…

January 10, 2017

Local schools will start late on Tuesday

Unsafe road conditions means the start of school will be delayed on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the Camas and Washougal school districts. Schools in the Washougal School District will start…

January 9, 2017

Forecast calls for snow to return Monday night

Just when the snow and ice was finally beginning to melt, forecasters with the National Weather Service are now predicting more snow. The Portland office this morning issued a…

January 8, 2017

Ice storm could create dangerous conditions on Sunday

After Saturday’s high winds and snowfall, forecasters are next predicting an ice storm will hit the area Sunday. The National Weather Service’s Portland office issued an ice storm warning on…

January 6, 2017
Recent frigid temperatures that barely reach above freezing have led to the creation of massive ice formations on the hillside the runs along Washougal River Road. Meteorologists with the Portland office of the National Weather Service are predicting that more snow and ice are on the way, beginning Saturday morning.

More snow and ice are on the way

Another winter storm that forecasters are predicting could bring snow, sleet, ice and wind — is expected to make its way to the Greater Portland-Vancouver area this weekend.

January 6, 2017

Rivers cancels Camas town hall on Saturday

A winter storm watch issued for the Clark County-Portland metropolitan area has prompted Sen. Ann Rivers to cancel the town-hall meeting she had scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday in Camas.