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October 5, 2023
People gather on boat docks at Heritage Park in Camas ,and a kayaker paddles into Lacamas Lake Saturday, Sept. 30, 2023, following the annual Lacamas Lake cleanup event. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas unveils draft of long-awaited Lakes Management Plan

City of Camas staff and consultants have wrapped up a yearlong water quality study of Lacamas, Round and Fallen Leaf lakes and presented city officials with recommended strategies for reducing the toxic algal blooms that have plagued the lakes in recent years.

September 28, 2023
Dog owners take their pets to DOGPAW's IKE Memorial Park in Vancouver on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas leaders resurrect off-leash dog park talks

It has been more than six years since Camas-Washougal’s only off-leash dog park — the Donald and Angeline Stevenson Off Leash Area located on a 16-acre parcel at 3003 Addy St., in Washougal — closed its gates, forcing local dog owners in search of an off-leash park to shuttle their pooches to other parts of Clark County.

September 14, 2023
Visitors to the Camas-Washougal Fire Department's 2022 open house and safety fair browse NW Natural's

‘Get Ready’ at Camas-Washougal Fire Department safety fair

Are you prepared for a fire, flood, earthquake or other type of emergency situation? Do you know what to pack and where to go when disaster strikes? Do you have a “go bag” in your home or in your car? Are you ready to care for your pets in an emergency?

September 14, 2023
Washougal Police Chief Wendi Steinbronn walks her dog during the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society's Hike on the Dike fundraising event in June 2022. (Contributed photo courtesy Peggy DiPrima)

‘A day for the dogs’

The West Columbia Gorge Humane Society (WCGHS) and Camas High School students have joined forces to make Saturday, Sept. 23, “a day for the dogs.”