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February 8, 2024
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Camas officials weigh intersection improvements

A recent analysis of a busy Camas intersection shows the merger of Northwest Lake Road and Northwest Sierra Street must be improved to withstand future population growth, ensure the safety of road users and alleviate long wait times for drivers turning left from Sierra Street onto Lake Road, one of Camas’ busiest thoroughfares.

February 8, 2024
The Camas 11- to 12-year-old all-star team plays in the district championship game at Forest Home Park in Camas in July 2014. (Post-Record file photo)

Sports field assessment back on table

A plan to assess the state of Camas’ sports fields is back on the table four months after the majority of Camas City Council members derailed the Parks and Recreation Department contract.

February 8, 2024

Public meetings: Feb. 8-14, 2024

Camas School District: The Camas School Board will hold a workshop at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 12, in the Dennison board room at the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. The workshop also will be livestreamed, with video available on the district’s website. To send a written comment, email gail.gast@camas.wednet.edu. For more information, visit camas.wednet.edu/about-csd/school-board/meetings-minutes.

February 1, 2024
A rendering shows a design idea for the future Camas-Washougal Fire Department headquarters station in downtown Camas.  (Illustration courtesy of the city of Camas)

Site selected for fire headquarters

The Camas City Council has cleared the way for a new Camas-Washougal Fire Department (CWFD) headquarters station to be built in downtown Camas.

February 1, 2024
A fire engine is pictured at the Camas-Washougal Fire Department Station 42 in Camas, Friday, Dec. 6, 2019. (Contributed photo by Alisha Jucevic, courtesy of The Columbian)

Cities agree to extend fire agreement

Camas and Washougal city officials this week agreed to extend the decade-long interlocal agreement that merged the two cities’ fire departments into the joint Camas-Washougal Fire Department (CWFD) in 2013, and to place a regional fire authority proposal before local voters in 2025.