COVID-19 coverage

Washougal seeks public’s input on COVID funds, long-term vision

City of Washougal leaders are seeking input from community members on two issues critical to the future of Washougal: the city’s use of its federal COVID-recovery funds and the creation of a long-term strategic plan that will “define the future vision of Washougal.”

We can’t ‘return to normal’ on our own

Local COVID-19 rates climb into ‘high’ zone

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said this week that COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, with about one-third of people in the nation now living in counties with high community levels.

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