Stories by Kelly Moyer

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May 18, 2017
DOGPAW, the nonprofit group that builds and maintains off-leash dog parks in Clark County, is looking for a piece of land that could replace the now-closed Stevenson dog park in Washougal, pictured here, which shuttered at the end of April. The park was the only off-leash dog park in the Camas-Washougal area.

Where the wild things aren’t

A seemingly simple quest to build an off-leash dog park somewhere — anywhere — in Camas-Washougal may not be as easy as many local dog lovers had hoped.

May 11, 2017
The 20th annual Camas Plant & Garden Fair on Saturday, May 13, will feature hundreds of plants, veggie starts, flowers and hanging baskets as well as many garden-themed gifts for Mother's Day. (Contributed Photo/Courtesy of Downtown Camas Association)

Vendors prep for mother of all garden fairs

To say Gail Horn is busy this week would be a bit of an understatement. Not only is the owner of the Camas-based The Soap Chest busy prepping for Mother’s Day customers, she’s also gearing up for two of her three sons’ weddings — one in May, the other in June — and planning for the popular Camas Plant & Garden Fair, which celebrates its 20th year on Saturday, May 13, showcasing several dozen plant- and garden- themed vendors, including Horn’s Soap Chest, in historic, downtown Camas.

May 4, 2017
Farmer Tyson Weaver, of the Washougal-based Tumbling Sky Farm, tells local children about his seasonal veggies at the Camas Farmer’s Market. Contributed photo by Tina Eifert

Farm to market to table

Like most 10-year-olds, the Camas Farmer’s Market is still growing, still changing.

April 21, 2017

Missing Camas teen found dead in car

Cole Burbank, 16, a Camas High School junior and Running Start student at Clark College, had been missing since Thursday, April 13. Updated: 9:45 a.m., Monday, April…

April 20, 2017
Rebecca Keith, of Camas, attends a Tax Day demonstration with the Camas Progressives group in east Vancouver, on Saturday, April 15.

Camas progressives rally, forge ahead

It was Easter weekend and the sun was shining, so Brandon Wick, co-organizer of the Camas Progressives political group, wasn’t going to count his eggs before they hatched.