Stories by Heather Acheson

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January 5, 2017

Cities pinpoint priorities for legislators

As state legislators prepare to begin the next session on Monday, Jan. 9, local governments are also compiling lists of causes and projects they hope those elected officials will pursue.

January 2, 2017

Washougal schools to start 2-hours late Jan. 3

Washougal School District officials have announced that classes at all schools will start two hours late on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Buses that will be operating on snow routes, in…

December 29, 2016
Volunteers Rueben Muniz, Julia Watts, Robert Hollibaugh  and Rick Haag take a moment to pray with one of the attendees at the Refuel Washougal Christmas dinner Sunday. Free meals were served to more than 150 people at the Washougal Community Center. (Photo courtesy of Christina Johnson)

An outpouring of kindness

Approximately 160 people turned out for a free Christmas dinner on Sunday at the Washougal Community Center.

December 9, 2016

C-W schools cancel classes on Friday

Icy streets and strong winds have led the Camas and Washougal school districts to cancel classes for the second day in a row. The national Weather Service in Portland issued…

December 8, 2016

Papermaker magic

It’s safe to say that Mayor Scott Higgins counts himself as one of the Camas High School Papermakers’ biggest fans.