Hometown

Painting Pendleton: Washougal artist connects history, nature in new Pendleton mural

Persistence has paid off for Washougal artist Travis London.

Washougal student named Miss Clark County’s Outstanding Teen

Clark County teens have dominated the Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competition over the past few years.

‘Nothing too difficult’ Girls Scouts teaches local teens valuable lessons

When the girls of Girl Scout Troop 45703 were much younger, troop leader Tammy Mackey took them to Hathaway Park in Washougal and asked them to walk on top of the rubber bumpers that surround the playground to keep wooden shavings out of the grass.

Handmade holidays: Washougal artists open studios

Angela Swanson discovered her passion for art relatively later in life. The former financial consultant and urban planner started painting in 2017 and has been selling her work for only two years.

Clark County Open Studios tour offers inside look at local artists’ workspaces

Camas artist Claire Bandfield didn’t set out to create the unique, moss-attracting stone planters she’s known for. In fact, Bandfield, a Portland native who moved to Camas in 2014, was simply experimenting with concrete mixes she might be able to use in her garden beds.

Couple launches Washougal Songcraft Festival to promote local songwriting, performing arts

Washougal residents Christopher and Stephanie Corbell visited Ashland, Oregon, and its famous Oregon Shakespeare Festival, for the first time earlier this year and were impressed with what they saw — not only the prestigious acting company’s production of “The Tempest,” but the way the small town has incorporated the festival into its cultural identity.

Washougal psychic to be featured in ‘Halloweentown’ documentary

Kathy Dering has worked as a psychic, medium and life coach during the past 30 years. During that time, she has hosted a show on a Portland radio station, made a variety of public appearances, taught classes and been featured in numerous publications.

Go Now: Nakia Creek wildfire’s sudden expansion prompted widespread evacuations north of Camas-Washougal

Camas-Washougal residents caught off guard Sunday by the rapid expansion of the Nakia Creek Fire and their sudden inclusion in the fire’s Level 3 “go now” evacuation zone said Monday they are “humbled and grateful” for the friends, neighbors and volunteers who have helped them find comfort during such a stressful time.

Australian rock star now calls Washougal ‘home’

A literal rock star is embracing his new life in East Clark County.

Sister City Stories: Camas library highlights art, stories inspired by Polish sister cities

When Lloyd Halverson, the longtime Camas city administrator who helped guide Camas through its transition from a sleepy mill town to desirable suburban hub in the 1990s and early 2000s, thinks back on the many trips he and his wife, Ulrike Halverson, have made to Camas’ three Polish “sister cities,” he recalls personal stories of strength, determination and resilience.