Stories by Heather Acheson

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October 14, 2016

Another storm predicted to arrive Saturday

After a weather system brought rain and strong winds to the local area on Thursday, another major weather event is already on its way. Forecasters in the National Weather Service’s…

October 13, 2016

Candidates debate the issues

The Camas Youth Advisory Council candidate forum at Camas High School featured the men and women running for State Representative and Senator positions and a U.S. Representative seat, with one notable exception.

October 6, 2016

Camas seeks feedback on utility taxes

With the bulk of the Camas municipal government’s revenue historically coming from property taxes, city officials have proposed implementing a new income source – a tax on a handful of utilities.

October 5, 2016

Update: Sixth Avenue roundabout paving postponed

Due to recent wet weather, final paving on the roundabout and street improvements at Northwest Sixth Avenue and Norwood Street in Camas has been postponed. Originally scheduled for Thursday and…

October 3, 2016

Vandalism crime spree hits Prune Hill neighborhood

Two people were arrested on Sunday, suspected of vandalizing vehicles, homes, fences, stop signs and mailboxes on Prune Hill with graffiti. According to Camas Police Department Sgt. David Chaney, Takoda…

September 29, 2016
David Ripp

Spotlight on growth

During the recent State of the Community address, local leaders shined a spotlight on how they are dealing with the challenges of current and future growth.