Hometown

Camas photographer launches ‘Brave & True’ magazine for girls

Camas photographer Lara Blair has spent the past two decades parenting her own daughters, teaching middle-schoolers and capturing people’s (and dogs’) personalities through portrait photography, so it’s no surprise that her latest venture, Brave & True magazine, has managed to capture the many sides of today’s teen girls.

TreeSong yearns for yurt

TreeSong Nature Awareness and Retreat Center near Washougal is on a growth trajectory.

Washougal students embrace after-school program

Even though the school day is over, dozens of students eagerly crowd into Room C126 at Jemtegaard Middle School (JMS) on a recent Thursday afternoon.

Volunteers step up for dogs awaiting their ‘forever homes’

Samuel, a 4-month-old rat terrier mix living at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society (WCGHS), absolutely loves to be taken for walks.

Painters to take easels into the great outdoors

Local artists will be working “en plein air” (painting outdoors) throughout downtown Camas on Friday as part of the Downtown Camas Association’s annual “Plein Air and Art” event.

Camas woman brings history to life

A few days before celebrating a milestone most folks will never know, Cay Knapp Smith reflects on something a doctor told her when she was in her 30s.

Friends take ‘road trip of a lifetime’ along Route 66

Six friends, three Corvettes, 29 days, 28 nights, 17 states, 7,160.7 miles, thousands of photos and dozens of memories.

E-bikes opening up biking world to seniors

Most likely you’ve already seen them.

Washougal food business “has mushroomed”

John Anderson didn’t set out to create one of the United States’ most prominent wholesale food distributors. He simply wanted to leave his job as a millworker in Bingen, Washington, just outside of White Salmon.

Building community one breath at a time

It’s a warm Friday afternoon in late July and the Camas Days Kids Parade has just finished winding its way down the town’s main drag. On the other end of Camas’ downtown core, children are starting to pour into the recently opened Body Bliss yoga studio.