Church’s downtown expansion prompts online concerns

Fans of Camas Slices, downtown Camas’ only pizza joint, were dismayed to learn this month that the 2-year-old eatery would be closing its doors on Sunday, April 23.

Mixed-use development proposed for ‘E’ Street

The owner of the Washougal Times restaurant has submitted an application to the city of Washougal to construct three buildings that will house apartment units as well as retail and industrial space.

Officials cheer opening of Port’s new ‘Building 20’

The Port of Camas-Washougal has completed its latest multi-year effort to bring additional jobs to east Clark County.

Pianist opens music studio in downtown Washougal

Some of Valerie Ross’ earliest childhood memories involve her mother teaching piano lessons to eager youngsters from their home in northern California. Gazing upon the teacher and student from across the room, she became mesmerized by the sounds they were making. She finally convinced her mother to teach her how to play when she was about 4 years old.

Brewers Alliance accuses former distribution company of ‘bullying’

A nonprofit organization that supports breweries in Southwest Washington says that its former distribution company is “strong-arming” and “bullying” its businesses, including Washougal’s 54-40 Brewing Company and Trap Door Brewing, and Camas’ Grains of Wrath Brewing, by assigning them to “alternate distributors” without consulting them.

Native plant nursery blossoms in Washougal

Hannah Schrager didn’t consider herself to be particularly “outdoorsy” when she was growing up, even though she thought at one point that she wanted to become a vegetable farmer. But now, every time she sees the leaf of a Trillium flower or trout lily delicately emerging from recently thawed ground in springtime, she experiences feelings of wonder and awe.

Fisher Investments moving HQ from Camas to Texas

Distribution company’s sale to PepsiCo causes dismay

A Ridgefield-based beverage distribution company’s decision to dissolve its craft beer distributors will “injure” many local and regional breweries, including Washougal’s 54-40 Brewing Company and Camas’ Grains of Wrath Brewing, “for years to come,” according to a nonprofit organization that represents Southwest Washington beer makers.

$100M available to pandemic-impacted businesses

Miere Catering moving to Washougal

Kara Hendrie decided to start a small catering business to complement her full-time job as a chef for a cafe in downtown Portland, in 2019. The side-gig started small but quickly grew into something that demanded more and more of her attention.