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August 1, 2019
Yoga instructors KC Johnson (third from left) and Jacquie Michelle (right) help their group of "Little Warriors" begin yoga practice at Body Bliss yoga studio in downtown Camas on Friday, July 26. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

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.

August 1, 2019
A drone photo taken in mid-July shows equipment connected to what Gorge advocates say is an illegal rock-crushing operation at a Washougal mine in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. (Courtesy of Friends of the Columbia Gorge)

Washougal rock crushing raises alarm

Friends of the Columbia Gorge and neighbors of a Washougal rock-mining operation are again appealing to Clark County officials to help stop what they say is illegal rock crushing happening inside the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

August 1, 2019
"Axiom" by Sheary Suiter to show at Attic Gallery. (Courtesy of Attic Gallery)

August First Friday goes to the birds

Nothing screams “fun in the sun” quite like a bright coral flamingo, so it’s appropriate that the August First Friday celebration in downtown Camas will focus on all things summer and flamingo.

July 25, 2019
Heather Kesmodel, of Camas, holds a "Honk if you (love trees)" sign at a July 17 Camas Tree Protectors event on Northwest 43rd Avenue in Camas.
Below, Geri Rubano (in green), of Camas, holds a "Develop Camas with trees please" sign at a July 17 Camas Tree Protectors event. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas Tree Protectors get honks of support

A group of about three dozen members of the Camas Tree Protectors (CTP) group waved signs and shouted for passing drivers to honk in support of Camas’ urban trees at an event held July 17, across the street from a new subdivision off Northwest 43rd Avenue in Camas.

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.