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April 1, 2024
A helicopter operated by J & L Aviation Helicopters responds to a search and recovery operation on Mount St. Helens, Saturday, March 30, 2024. (Contributed photo courtesy of Skamania County Sheriff's Office)

Washougal man dies on Mount St. Helens

A Washougal man is dead following a climbing accident on Mount St. Helens.  The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that a climbing group summiting St.

March 28, 2024
Rose Jewell (second from left), the city of Washougal’s community engagement manager, presents plaques to Chuck and Barbara Carpenter (second from right and far right) as the winners of the 2023 Rose M. Jewell Volunteer of the Year award as Mayor David Stuebe looks on during the city of Washougal’s Hometown Heroes event, held March 21 at the Washougal Community Center. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Washougal honors community’s Hometown Heroes

The city of Washougal recognized a variety of community volunteers during its first “Hometown Heroes” event, held Thursday, March 21, at the Washougal Community Center.

March 28, 2024
The Georgia-Pacific paper mill is pictured in downtown Camas in 2018. A mill employee, Dakota Cline, 32, died March 8, 2024, after becoming entangled in one of the mill’s packaging machines. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record files)

Police reports shed light on fatality at Camas paper mill

Police reports filed in the wake of a March 8 fatality inside the Georgia-Pacific paper mill in Camas, shed light on what may have happened in the moments leading up to the death of 32-year-old mill employee Dakota Cline.

March 21, 2024
Michelle Wright (right), the city of Washougal’s public works business administrator, talks with community members about the City’s Town Center Revitalization project at the Washougal Community Center, Tuesday, March 12, 2024. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Residents laud $9M Washougal Town Center project

Washougal residents had their first in-person look at the planned Washougal Town Center Revitalization project during an open house held March 12, at the Washougal Community Center.