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January 9, 2020
State Senator Ann Rivers (standing, right) a Republican representing Washington's 18th Legislative District, speaks to consituents at a town hall held Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Port of Camas-Washougal headquarters in Washougal. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

GOP legislators pack port building

A standing-room-only crowd greeted lawmakers from Washington’s 18th Legislative District at a Saturday morning town hall held inside the Port of Camas-Washougal’s headquarters.

January 9, 2020

Busy year ahead for city of Washougal

Washougal City Manager David Scott recently characterized the city’s 2020 budget, which city council members approved in early December, as “executable” but “tight.”

January 2, 2020
Sheryl Obegi, Tommy Kelly and Karen Gibson show off some of the Camas football shirts available at Obegi and Gibson's new business, Papermaker Pride. Kelly, a senior at Camas High School, is working at the new downtown Camas business as part of his senior project on marketing research. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

New business lets fans celebrate Camas

Fans of Camas hoping to wear their hometown pride on their sleeve won’t have to look too far, thanks to the opening of a new business, Papermaker Pride, in downtown Camas.

January 2, 2020
Signs for and against the city of Camas' $78 million community-aquatics center bond line a grassy strip near Crown Park a few days before the Nov. 5, 2019, general election. (Post-Record file photos)

Year in Review

From political upsets in the Camas mayor’s race to tragedies at local swimming holes to school districts grappling with funding shortfalls, there was no shortage of news stories coming out of Camas-Washougal in 2019. Following is a look back at the “top 10” news stories that caught Post-Record readers’ attention in 2019:

December 27, 2019
City of Washougal parks and cemetery manager Suzanne Grover (left) and Richard Johnson of the Camas-Washougal Historical Society (CWHS) talk about the vintage sleigh donated by the CWHS to the city earlier this month. (Contributed photo courtesy of Rene Carroll)

Mystery sleigh finds new home

For the past 12 years, a vintage sleigh sat in the rafters of the Carriage House facility at Two Rivers Heritage Museum in Washougal, attracting a lot of dust but…