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COVID-19 coverage

Officials should use federal COVID money to prepare for future surges

It’s strange days for those of us who have tried our best to keep current on the research and public messaging surrounding SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, for more than two years.

Camas, Washougal city councils mull best uses for $11.3M American Rescue Plan funds

The cities of Camas and Washougal are set to receive a total of $11.3 million from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021.

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Washougal City Council, Port of C-W resume in-person meetings

The Washougal City Council and the Port of Camas-Washougal Board of Commissioners have announced a return to in-person meetings.

Mask mandates lifting sooner than expected

Washington’s indoor mask mandate will end more than a week earlier than expected.

Camas-Washougal schools to make masks optional March 21

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has announced the state will lift its indoor mask mandate – meant to prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 – on Monday, March 21.

Washington’s indoor mask mandate ending March 21

Prematurely lifting mandates to ‘return to normal’ is wishful thinking

A number of Washington students — including hundreds of students who have protested K-12 mask mandates in Washougal, Ridgefield and Cowlitz County this month — are joining a growing list of people across the globe who are fed up with public health mitigations meant to slow the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19.

New Washougal group aims to address ‘homegrown extremism’

In 2021, a group of Camas and Washougal residents came together to discuss critical race theory — an academic movement that examines social, cultural and legal issues as they relate to race and racism — and to try to figure out why CRT had become a highlight of contentious school board meetings across the country.

Anti-maskers shut down Washougal School Board meeting

The Washougal School Board said it postponed a public meeting after multiple people in the audience refused to follow a state mandate requiring face coverings inside public school board meetings to help curb the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.