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.
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.
Local schools try to ride out most recent COVID-19 wave
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge in Clark County, Camas School District administrators say they are doing everything they can to maintain in-person learning and extracurricular activities.