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August 31, 2023

Washougal animal shelter receives $2,500 grant

The Washougal-based West Columbia Gorge Humane Society (WCGHS) has been selected to receive a $2,500 CARES Community Impact Grant. CARES, the independent, charitable and philanthropic arm…

August 17, 2023
Wasougal residents Ann (left) and Grant Gilson pose for a photo during the city of Washougal's Harvest Festival event in October 2022. The Gilsons attended the event to promote their efforts to bring a teen center to Washougal. (Contributed photo courtesy of Grant Gilson)

‘A fun, creative, safe space for teens’

Washougal residents Grant and Ann Gilson began to realize last summer that east Clark County doesn’t have a lot of suitable locations for teenagers to congregate after their daughter, Abby, who had just finished her seventh-grade year at Liberty Middle School, started asking them to drive her to different places around Camas and Washougal to participate in social activities.

August 10, 2023
Camas resident Doug Kabel creates oil paintings of mountains he's climbed, including the Himalayas in southeast Asia (above). (Contributed photo courtesy of Doug Kabel)

Washougal Art Festival returns to Reflection Plaza

The Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance (WACA) will hold its seventh annual Washougal Art Festival from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, at Reflection Plaza, 1703 Main St., Washougal.

July 20, 2023

Riverside Bowl Skatepark reopening event set

The city of Camas will celebrate the reopening of the newly revamped Riverside Bowl Skatepark (formerly known as the Camas-Washougal Skate Park) from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 27,…