Former club official accused of theft

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Camas resident for misappropriating almost $30,000 from the Camas-Washougal Aviation Association.

Public meetings for the week of Jan. 19-25, 2023

Camas School District: The Camas School Board will hold a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, in the Dennison Board Room of the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. The workshop also will be livestreamed, with video available on the district’s website. To send a written comment, email For more information, visit

‘Good genes and good luck’: Washougal’s Ken Shold shares secrets to long, happy life ahead of 100th birthday

Good genes and good luck. If there’s a secret to living a long, happy life, says Washougal resident Ken Shold, those two things are definitely involved.

Camas mulls hiring PR firm ahead of Camas-Washougal Fire Department bond, levy renewals

The Camas City Council is considering hiring a public relations firm to help the Camas-Washougal Fire Department work on messaging and public education ahead of a fire facilities bond and emergency medical services (EMS) levy renewals that could come before Camas-Washougal voters later this year.

Small but mighty: After competing with just a handful of players, Jemtegaard team honored for achievements

Jemtegaard Middle School’s small-but-mighty seventh-grade girls basketball team is earning praise for its achievements during the first half of the 2022-23 school year.

Mt. Pleasant School reopens after water leak

The Mt. Pleasant School east of Washougal re-opened to students and staff on Monday, Jan. 9, after closing for three days to fix a water leak that originated near a pump house just east of the school.

Washougal man wins ‘MAGA hat’ appeal

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth District has ruled that a Washougal resident’s decision to bring a “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat to a training session on diversity and equity was protected speech under the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment.

Forest Service to transfer nursery site land to Skamania Co.

The United States Forest Service will transfer more than 23 acres of the Wind River Administrative Site in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest to Skamania County in an effort to boost economic development in rural Southwest Washington.

Camas City Council Ward 2 to hold town hall

COVID-19 ‘Kraken’ subvariant spreading quickly in U.S.