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Local football players ready to roll

Even though the Camas and Washougal high school football teams won’t get the chance to replicate or improve upon their special 2019 campaigns this winter, players say they’re elated to return to the field for competitive play after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed their 2020 seasons by five months.

Camas school board pauses reopenings, gives staff time to transition

On Monday, Feb. 22, just one week before Camas elementary students were scheduled to return to full classrooms, four days a week, and high-schoolers would have entered a hybrid schedule with twice-weekly in-person classes, the Camas School Board agreed to pause the district’s school reopening rollout to give teachers, staff and families more time to adjust to the swift transitions.

Creating ‘super green’ cities

A native son of Camas — Earth Day founder and internationally renowned environmental advocate Denis Hayes — will lead a discussion about building more sustainable communities at the Clark College Foundation’s virtual “Creating Super Green Cities” event on Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Substance abuse treatment and recovery center proposed for Camas

The founders of a Washington coast substance abuse treatment center are hoping to bring their holistic treatment model to Camas.

Volunteers say new Starbucks policy could hurt area’s most vulnerable

A Washougal resident who has helped feed the area’s hungry for nearly a decade worries a new Starbucks corporate policy may divert food away from the local community.

Annual WasteBusters Challenge encourages sustainability

Clark County residents interested in reducing the amount of trash they produce are invited to join the annual WasteBusters Challenge, which encourages sustainability efforts.

Public meetings for week of Feb. 18-24, 2021

Washougal City Council: The Council will hold a remote workshop at 5 p.m. and remote regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22. For more information about the agenda or how to watch or listen to the meetings, visit cityofwashougal.us/129/Agendas-Minutes.

Camas School District voters pass replacement levies

With only about 200 ballots left to count in the Feb. 9 Special Election, Camas School District voters have passed two replacement levies that make up nearly 20 percent of the district’s overall funding.

WSD officials: Profane Instagram site ‘not ours’

The Washougal School District is setting the record straight after community members blamed the district for a profane comment posted to Instagram.

Clark County enters Phase 2

Camas-Washougal businesses, including restaurants, gyms and movie theaters, reopened to limited indoor services this week as Clark County moved into Phase 2 of the state’s Healthy Washington – Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan.