“Camas, Wash.” has been emblazoned on the stern of the American Empress paddlewheeler since 2014, but 2022 was the first time the Empress, the largest riverboat west of the Mississippi River, has attached itself to the Camas-Washougal dock originally slated to be the riverboat’s home port.
The Camas Planning Commission has approved preliminary plans for a nearly 943,000-square-foot industrial business park along Northwest Lake Road. The proposal, which would construct two warehouse buildings and one manufacturing building at 4707 (and 4723) N.W. Lake Road, across from the WaferTech campus, will now head to the Camas City Council for final approval.
Trap Door Brewing is coming to downtown Washougal.
Maurie Smith learned to cook and bake as a youngster, inspired by her aunts’ encouragement and cookbooks. Something “clicked” in her mind when she made granola for the first time, however, and she hasn’t stopped since.
Chamber seeks ‘citizen, businessperson of the year’ nominations
Two Camas-Washougal breweries are expanding their distribution reach.
The family of Ric Mason – better known to many locals as “Painless Ric,” the owner of Painless Ric’s Tattoo Parlor – will host a celebration of life for the longtime downtown Camas business owner from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, at the Black Pearl on the Columbia, 56 S. First St., Washougal.
Chuck and Janessa Stoltz, the owners of Camas’ unique, Lacamas Lake-adjacent Acorn & the Oak restaurant, had already weathered more than their fair share of hurdles when the city’s planning manager emailed another piece of bad news earlier this month: the city could not approve the couple’s plans to build a permanent cover over their back patio.