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July 25, 2019
Jason McEathron, the Camas School District's director of business services, reviews the 2019-20 proposed school district budget at a Camas school board workshop on Monday, July 22. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas school board nearing ‘anomaly year’ budget decision

Coming off of a budget season that started with an $8 million revenue shortfall and was described by more than one Camas School District leader as “an anomaly,” members of the Camas school board are now weeks away from approving a 2019-20 budget.

July 19, 2019
A Washougal house burns on Friday morning. The house was declared a total loss, and the occupant was hospitalized with burns. (Photo courtesy Camas-Washougal Fire Department)

Washougal home destroyed by fire

A Washougal man was hospitalized after his house was destroyed by fire on Friday. The occupant was rescued by a neighbor and was transported to a local hospital with severe…

July 18, 2019
Felled trees pile up at a site off Northwest 43rd Avenue in Camas on Monday, July 15. (Contributed photo courtesy of Camas Tree Protectors)

Sit-in calls out urban ‘clear-cutting’ in Camas

A small subdivision planned for Camas’ Northwest 43rd Avenue area became ground zero in a battle to protect that city’s urban tree canopy this week after members of Camas Tree Protectors (CTP) organized a sit-in to protest the destruction of more than 70 trees on a lot planned for 12 new single-family homes.

July 18, 2019
The Port of Camas-Washougal's "Boulevard" concept design for its waterfront development. (Contributed illustrations courtesy of the Port of Camas-Washougal)

Port unveils concepts for Washougal waterfront

The Port of Camas-Washougal’s waterfront development should take advantage of the area’s natural features and incorporate local history, the owner of RKm Development said at a “Lunch With Dave” event, held July 10 at the Port of Camas-Washougal office.