Passionate Pursuits

July 13, 2015
Jim Fisher, known in the local area as "the old hermit at Skunk Hollow," regularly picks up garbage along Everett Road in Camas as part of the WSDOT Adopt-a-Highway program. He is passionate about keeping the area clean and safe for walkers and bicyclists.

Helping out in the Hollow

It's a sunny spring morning in Fern Prairie, and Jim Fisher is ready to hit the pavement.

July 6, 2015
Kindergarten teacher Cathy Sawyer was part of volunteer group which led the charge to add a full-day program for all kindergarten students in the Camas School District. The School Board approved the request this spring.

Supporting the youngest learners

When the Camas School Board chose to move forward with full-day kindergarten, some audience members found it hard to contain their joy.

July 6, 2015
Dale Rule holds up a copy of his book, "Is the Prize Worth the Price?," after walking the Lacamas Heritage Trail. The 43-year-old said he has been on this stretch so many times, he could probably walk it blindfolded "without falling into the lake, hitting a tree or getting lost."

Number one Rule, everyone walk

A simple walk on a trail in a small town gives Dale Rule goose bumps when he thinks of about how much inspiration generates from putting one foot in front of the other.