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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.

July 11, 2019

Washougal School District deficit grows

The Washougal School District’s (WSD) budget deficit is bigger than originally anticipated. At the WSD board of directors’ June 25 meeting, superintendent Mary Templeton said that two recent developments combined…

July 11, 2019
Camas School District Superintendent Jeff Snell speaks to the Camas School Board at a June 24 board meeting. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas schools still $4 million short

The Camas School District Board of Directors will meet next week to discuss the budget, a looming deficit and local tax levy rates at a workshop scheduled for Monday, July 22.

July 11, 2019
The Camas Friends Church will host a "Lights for Liberty" candlelit vigil, co-sponsored by the Children's Home Society of Southwest Washington, at 8:30 p.m., Friday, July 12, to highlight abuses happening to asylum seekers and refugees on the southern United States border. The vigil will be held in the church parking lot, located in downtown Camas, at 1004 N.E. Fourth Ave. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Vigil to highlight abuses at border

A Camas church will host a “Lights for Liberty” vigil to highlight abuses faced by asylum seekers and refugees on the United States’ southern border and call for an end to human detention camps being run by the U.S. government.