Archive for September, 2011

UPDATE: East County Fire & Rescue offers CERT Training (NEW DATES)

September 30, 2011
UPDATE: East County Fire & Rescue offers CERT Training (NEW DATES)

East County Fire and Rescue will be hosting a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training scheduled for October.  Classes take place over two weekends  beginning Friday, October 28th at 7:00pm until 9:30pm, and  Saturday October 29th starting at 9:00am until 5:00pm.  The classes continue the following Friday, November 4th, and finish on Saturday November 5th,...
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Welcome to the new Silver Star Reporter

September 22, 2011
Welcome to the new Silver Star Reporter

Welcome to Silver Star Reporter, the first totally online newspaper supporting internet journalism for East Clark  County.  We welcome our new readers, and hope you become regulars. Our Mission is to encourage the entire community, both inside city limits and in rural areas, to become involved in everyday life as it affects them.   We...
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PROFILE: Paul Dennis; His View of the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association

September 13, 2011
PROFILE: Paul Dennis; His View of the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association

  Earlier this summer, the Port of Camas-Washougal and the cities of Camas and Washougal entered into a joint economic development agreement, forming a legal entity called Camas Washougal Economic Development Association, or CWEDA.  Former Camas Mayor, Paul Dennis, was chosen as Executive Director of CWEDA.  In August, Mr. Dennis agreed to an interview...
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Part 2 of PROFILE: Paul Dennis; His View of the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association

September 12, 2011
Part 2 of PROFILE:  Paul Dennis; His View of the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association

Part 2 of Paul Dennis, President and CEO of the Camas-Washougal Economic Development Association.   Click Here to see Part 1. Marketing CWEDA  Dennis said that he and the CWEDA board are in the process of selecting a company to do the marketing and image building for CWEDA.  He wants an identity that is...
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: East County Fire & Rescue Hosts 9/11 Luminaria Event

September 12, 2011
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: East County Fire & Rescue Hosts 9/11 Luminaria Event

Commissioner Gary Larson, Chair of the East County Fire and Rescue Commission read the following tribute statement at the ECFR hosted 9/11 luminaria event on Sunday September 11, 2011.  The event was held at Station 9-1 at 8:00 pm.  Fire fighters as well as Commissioners read the names of the 343 New York Fire...
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Submitting Letters to the Editor

September 9, 2011
Submitting Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor are encouraged.  We want to hear from you.  Please submit on the Submitting Letters to the Editor  page, either by email, directly downloading to our site, or by regular mail. Also include your first and last name, address, phone number, and email address.  We will only publish your name and...
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Small Town Girl in Afghanistan

September 8, 2011
Kathy holding her weapon

A Washougal home town girl, Katherine Williams, or Kathy to her friends and family,  wanted an education and to see the world.  A red haired, blue-eyed beauty, she has a talent for the clarinet.  But her real talent is a voice that can sing anything from slow ballads and blues, to raucous rock-n-roll.  She...
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East County Politics

September 6, 2011
East County Politics

Watch for future stories about  local politics and government activities.   Readers are encouraged to submit ideas, updates,  and suggestions.   Press releases will be accepted from ALL candidates that are running in local elections.  Please note all submissions are subject to editorial discretion.        
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Why would anyone want to start an Online Newspaper?

September 5, 2011
Why would anyone want to start an Online Newspaper?

A great question, and the more I get into this process the more I ask it. Let’s start with the obvious.  I have observed what seems to be  a HUGE need for more information and good media in our neglected corner of the county – East Clark County.  I hear this over and over...
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Student Writers Wanted

September 1, 2011
Student Writers Wanted

Silver Star Reporter would like to publish articles, poetry, stories, and general  literature that is written by students of both Washougal and Camas Schools. Write about yourself, other students, family members, or people that interest  you. Share your poetry or prose, a fictional story, or tell us about a famous  historical figure. Whatever you...
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