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January 11, 2024

Port of Camas-Washougal updates mission statement

The Port of Camas-Washougal has updated its mission statement to reflect its commitment to sustainability and green initiatives. Port commissioners approved the update during their meeting…

January 11, 2024

Public meetings: Jan. 11-17, 2024

Camas City Council: The Council will hold a workshop at 4:30 p.m. and regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Camas City Hall, 616 N.E. Fourth Ave., Camas, and online via Zoom. For more information, including remote log-in details, visit cityofcamas.us/yourgovernment/minuteagendavideo and click on the agendas for the Jan. 15 workshop and meeting.

January 4, 2024
Don Stoner (left), the owner and lead instructor of the Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy, and The Outpost's Pam Young stand outside The Outpost in Washougal, in December 2023. (Contributed photo courtesy of Don Stoner)

Teen center set to open in Washougal Jan. 19

The Lone Wolf Jiu Jitsu Academy in Washougal and The Outpost, a Washougal-based network of ministries, churches, community members and other organizations, are preparing to launch a teen center that will focus on mentorship and bullying prevention.

January 4, 2024
Washougal Mayor David Stuebe (right) talks with U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg about the city of Washougal's 32nd Street underpass project Friday, July 7, 2023, in Washougal. (Contributed photo courtesy of the city of Washougal)

Washougal City Council sets 2024 goals

City of Washougal leaders are bullish on the City’s prospects for 2024 and believe that the next 12 months will be viewed in the future as the beginning of a prosperous new era.

January 4, 2024

Public meetings: Jan. 4-10, 2024

Camas School District: The Camas School Board will hold a workshop at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, in the Dennison Board Room of the Zellerbach Administration Center, 841 N.E. 22nd Ave., Camas. The workshop also will be livestreamed, with video available on the district’s website. To send a written comment, email gail.gast@camas.wednet.edu. For more information, visit camas.wednet.edu/about-csd/school-board/meetings-minutes

December 28, 2023
Camas teachers and their supporters walk the picket line near Helen Baller Elementary School in Camas Monday, Aug. 28, 2023. (Kelly Moyer/Post-Record)

Top 10 stories of 2023

Whether it was the local library celebrating its 100th anniversary with a year’s worth of events, Camas teachers going on strike for the very first time, the critical Washougal school levies that failed in February, then passed muster with voters in the spring, or the re-opening of the newly revamped Camas skatepark, there was no shortage of hyperlocal, Camas-Washougal news in 2023.

December 28, 2023
The Washougal Transfer Station is seen Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2023. (Doug Flanagan/Post-Record)

Port commissioner questions customer service at Washougal Transfer Station

A Port of Camas-Washougal commissioner is questioning the quality of customer service at the Washougal Transfer Station, a solid waste and recycling center located at 4020 S. Grant St., in Washougal, that is governed by a contract between Clark County and Columbia Resource Company, a division of Waste Connections of Washington.

December 28, 2023
Washougal High School senior Gabby McCormick accesses the YouScience online program on Monday, Dec. 18, 2023. McCormick has used the program to confirm her choice of career path and find out more information about what she needs to do in order to become an interior designer. (Contributed photos courtesy of the Washougal School District)

Washougal High students take ‘Brightpath’

Gabby McCormick said she knew she was interested in interior design when she first used the YouScience program known as “Brightpath” during the 2021-22 school year at Washougal High School, but she didn’t realize how much the program would help her gain the practical information she needed to help plan her future career goals.