October 13, 2022
Washougal High School graduate Shonna Roberts opened a paramedical tattoo business in downtown Vancouver that provides natural-looking tattoos, including areola and nipple reconstruction. During the procedure, a three-dimensional tattoo is placed on the chest or breast area where an areola once existed. (Contributed photo courtesy of Shonna Roberts)

Washougal tattoo artist makes a difference

After graduating from Washougal High School, Shonna Roberts went to college, worked as a hazardous materials specialist and sales and marketing representative, married and had a child. On paper, at least, her life was good. But the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic caused her to re-think some things.

September 9, 2022
Trap Door Brewing opened a second location in downtown Washougal last month, bringing its award-winning beers and a pizza kitchen to East Clark County. (Photos by Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Downtown Washougal ‘moving in the right direction’

Earlier this year, representatives from dataPARC, a Vancouver-based technology company, reached out to Ed Fischer and asked him to help them find a new home for their growing business. They told Fischer, a commercial real estate agent and the former owner of Camas Bike and Sport, that they preferred to land in Camas or east Vancouver if possible.

August 25, 2022
An illustration shows how "Hyas Point" might be incorporated into a mixed-use development project on the Washougal waterfront. RKm Development announced in August 2022, that the development will be named Hyas Point. (Contributed graphic courtesy of the Port of Camas-Washougal)

Welcome to Hyas Point: Washougal waterfront development has a new name

From its inception in the early 2010s until earlier this month, the Port of Camas-Washougal’s Washougal waterfront development project was unnamed. Most of the time, Port officials and project leaders colloquially referred to it as “the waterfront development,” or by its more formal, but still unofficial, moniker, “The Waterfront at Parker’s Landing.”

August 11, 2022
Washougal residents Tyler and Megan Davis stand in front of their new taproom/food-truck pod, Ashwood Taps and Trucks, in Washougal. Ashwood is set to open later this month. (Contributed photo courtesy Megan Davis)

New ‘taps and trucks’ site opening in Washougal

Megan and Tyler Davis love to eat good food, drink good beer and socialize with their friends in casual, family friendly establishments. They didn’t see anything like that in Washougal, so they decided to create one themselves.

August 4, 2022

Tours resume at Pendleton mill in Washougal

Pendleton Woolen Mills, which operates two of the remaining four woolen mills in the United States, has resumed tours at its Washougal location. The tour of the Washougal mill, located…