February 23, 2023

Washougal man sentenced in workers’ comp fraud case

A Washougal resident pleaded guilty in Clark County Superior Court earlier this month to second-degree theft for stealing workers’ compensation benefits from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I).

February 9, 2023
Diners enjoy an outdoor eating "parklet" in front of Nuestra Mesa on Northeast Fourth Avenue in downtown Camas during the summer of 2022. (Contributed photo by Maddy Lochner, courtesy of Nuestra Mesa)

Camas pauses ‘parklet’ debate

Fans of downtown Camas’ outdoor dining “parklets” will have to wait at least a year to see if the open-air eating spaces put in place during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic might someday return.

January 12, 2023
Shana O'Brien stands outside Cascadia Northwest Real Estate in Washougal, Dec. 26, 2022. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Cascadia Northwest Real Estate opens

Several years ago, Shana O’Brien decided that she needed a change. She was working for a Vancouver-based real estate company at the time, but felt that the brokerage’s core values didn’t align with her own in terms of what it could be doing for the community it served.