June 21, 2024
The 2024 Parkersville Day’s student art contest drew a variety of submissions, including a sculpture of a paddlewheeler (above). (Contributed photo courtesy of the Washougal School District)

Students celebrate local history through art contest

Cape Horn-Skye Elementary School and Canyon Creek Middle School students in Washougal used their art skills to compete in a contest celebrating local history, with winning submissions featured at the…

June 21, 2024
A child plays on the playground at Hamllik Park in April 2024. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Survey: Washougal residents satisfied with services

Washougal residents have a positive overall perception of their city but would like to see improved street maintenance and economic development efforts, according to the results of a community survey.

June 21, 2024
Washougal City Councilwoman Tia Robertson enters a burning building during the Washington State Council of Firefighters' Fire Ops 101 event, held March 22, 2024, at the Volpentest Hammer Federal Training Center in Richland, Wash. (Contributed photo courtesy of Tia Robertson)

Washougal Councilwoman Tia Robertson gets hands-on firefighting experience

Tia Robertson warily eyed the ladder perched on the side of the eight-story building in front of her with a mixture of trepidation and exhilaration, noting that the situation put two of her deep-seeded convictions into conflict with one another. On one hand, she is terrified of heights, but on the other hand, she is loath to turn away from a good-natured goading.

June 6, 2024
Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock (left) speaks during a school board meeting in Washougal, April 30, 2024. Hancock will resign from the Board effective June 12, 2024. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Washougal school board president stepping down

Washougal School Board President Angela Hancock will step down from the board later this month, citing “changing personal priorities that require more of (her) attention.”