February 1, 2024

Nominations sought for youth achievement awards

The Clark County Youth Commission is seeking nominations to recognize 300 local youth that demonstrate personal growth and community contribution in one of thirteen categories of achievement. Youth will be…

January 25, 2024
Contributed photo courtesy Angela Bunda
The Bitchins, a Portland-based rock-and-horn band, reunites once per yaer to put on a benefit concert to raise money for the Parkinson's Resources of Oregon nonprofit organization.

Local musicians prepare for annual ‘benefit bash’

Angela Bunda decided to step back from her music career in 2015 after the birth of her first child. But since then, the 1999 Washougal High School graduate has been able to maintain a connection to her passion for music thanks to her involvement with The Bitchins, a Portland-based rock/horn band that performs just once per year to raise funds for people affected by a disease that afflicts one of its members.

January 18, 2024
Children take advantage of newly fallen snow to sled down a hill behind Skyridge Elementary School in Camas, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Storms bring freezing wind, ice and snow to Camas-Washougal

Back-to-back winter storms, fueled by cold arctic air and wind speeds that reached over 50 miles per hour (mph) in the Columbia River Gorge, blanketed the Vancouver metro area in snow and ice this week, causing power outages, downed tree limbs and a wind-driven residential fire that damaged a home on Southeast Blair Road, north of Camas-Washougal.