Port commissioners push for dark fiber

Port of Camas-Washougal commissioner John Spencer is concerned about the lack of reliable high-speed internet access for many Clark County residents. He’s equally concerned that he doesn’t see anybody doing anything about it.

Camas residents urge city, HOA to settle lawsuit, restore area near Lacamas Lake

The Camas Bee Lady is wading into the muck, pulling a log from the mire, hunting for signs of bugs, snakes, frogs or, really, any living critter.

Camas officials tackle aging city facilities

Faced with aging facilities that could require quite a bit of maintenance in the near future, Camas city officials have agreed to hire a Seattle firm to provide a detailed facilities assessment of 10 city structures totaling 162,424 square feet.

Public meetings for week of Sept. 23-29, 2021

Camas School District: The Camas School Board will meet at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 27, in the Dennison Board Room of the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. Citizen comments will be accepted in-person and in written form. Written comments must be received no later than 3 p.m. Sept. 27. To send a comment, email The meeting also will be livestreamed on the school board’s Youtube channel. For more information about the meeting or how to watch or listen to the meeting, visit

Ford suspends mayoral campaign

Hunt begins for next Camas School District superintendent

Camas community members will soon have a chance to weigh in on the local school district’s hunt for a new superintendent.

Back to Nature: Washougal couple commits to full-time farm life

John Spencer had an epiphany during a lunch meeting in the summer of 2019 when he suddenly realized that he wasn’t content with what he was doing for a living and that something had to change. It all started with some wise counsel from a client and trusted friend.

As COVID cases climb, vaccine and masking mandates expand

With COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths continuing to climb across the country, state and county, elected officials are using masks and vaccine mandates to try to stem the spread of the virus and keep health systems from becoming completely overwhelmed.

Building Community: Discovery High School students have unique back-to-school experience

Following an 18-month stretch of shuttered school buildings, remote learning, hybrid classes, mask mandates and canceled sports seasons, the start of the 2021-22 school year was never going to be completely “normal” for Camas-Washougal students.

Camas seeks input on COVID relief funds

City of Camas officials will soon reach out to the public for ideas on how best to spend the nearly $7 million in COVID-19 relief funds the city will receive from the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act.