August 31, 2023
Members of the Camas teachers' union strike outside Camas High School Monday, Aug. 28, 2023. (Photos by Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Camas teachers continue to strike; 1st day of school postponed

Camas public school teachers are hitting the picket lines for a second day Tuesday, calling for better class sizes; equitable funding for music, health and library programs; and a cost-of-living salary increase that keeps pace with local inflation rates.

August 31, 2023
Washougal School District Superintendent Mary Templeton visits with students at Gause Elementary School in Washougal. (Contributed photo courtesy of Rene Carroll)

Washougal School Board OKs budget, predicts ‘tough decisions’ ahead

Washougal School Board members approved the Washougal School District’s budget for the 2023-24 school year during its meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 25, but most of their discussions revolved around their concerns about the district’s financial state in 2025, 2026 and 2027.