Business

Beyond Black Friday: holiday shopping goes local this Thanksgiving weekend

With national surveys showing nearly 85 percent of small businesses have been negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19, many small business advocates are hoping shoppers will consider supporting small, locally owned businesses this holiday shopping season.

Downtown Washougal loses popular eatery

Earlier this year, Alex Yost quietly identified Oct. 31 as a potential final day for OurBar, her restaurant in downtown Washougal.

Washington governor: ‘State is on fire’ amid new COVID-19 surge

Inslee announces new restrictions after rise in COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations

Port of Camas-Washougal nabs $3 million federal grant

The Port of Camas-Washougal recently learned that it will receive a $3 million federal grant to help construct a new, 50,000-square-foot industrial building at the Port’s Washougal-based industrial park.

Pies take top billing at First Friday

This month’s First Friday event in downtown Camas, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 6, will cap a week of virtual “thankful for you (and pie)” themed events.

Papermaker Pride expands into ‘premier spot’ in downtown Camas

It’s been quite a year for the owners of Papermaker Pride.

Washougal care home aims for ‘compassionate care’

Phyllis and Earl Gildehous played a significant role in the upbringing of their granddaughter, Lindsey Lamb. The Washougal residents often cared for Lamb when their daughter — Lamb’s mother — was working, and developed a close relationship with her.

Washougal business launches local ‘VOTE’ campaign

Washougal resident Lori Reed recently put up a sign endorsing the political candidate of her choice in her front yard.

Fisher opens new building, could nearly double Camas workforce

Fisher Investments, Camas’ largest private employer, has completed construction on a new, five-story building at its Fisher Creek campus in Camas.