Archive for November, 2011

Election Results Now Final for Camas, Washougal, Port District, and ECFR

November 30, 2011
Election Results Now Final for Camas, Washougal, Port District, and ECFR

UPDATE: According to a Clark County press release, for the November 8, 2011 General election, the Clark County Canvassing Board met at 3:30 PM, Tuesday, November 29 to certify the results. At this meeting a schedule for the recount of ballots for the office of City Council, Position No. 2, City of Washougal and...
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LETTER: Washougal Council Needs to Listen to Constituents

November 30, 2011

In his Nov. 22 Post-Record guest column, Washougal City Councilman Michael Delavar says he thinks Washougal’s City Council should “ignore the conclusions of the strategic planning team” because “much of the work done so far has been based on a precariously unscientific survey.” This is his response to the strategic planning team’s second progress...
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LETTER: Washougal Strategic Plan Survey One Part of the Entire Strategic Plan Process

November 30, 2011

I am amazed to hear that after close to a year of work Mr. Delavar has decided that the Strategic Planning Team’s results “may not be meaningful.” At the beginning the citizens and business owners were asked how they would like to see the City of Washougal look in the future. The questions were...
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Clark County Arts Commission Launches New Website

November 25, 2011
Clark County Arts Commission Launches New Website

The Clark County Arts Commission, newly formed in May of 2010, has launched their new website.   The website includes information about the Commission, the Commissioners, the mission and purpose, public meeting schedule, copies of meeting minutes,  and a contact page.  The link is located at www.clarkcountyartscommission.org. The Clark County Arts Commission (CCAC) is...
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City of Washougal Passes State Accountability Audit

November 21, 2011
City of Washougal Passes State Accountability Audit

The City of Washougal has successfully passed a second State Audit this year, this one being an Accountability Audit.  There were no findings or a management letter. The State Auditor’s Office (SAO)  issued Audit Report # 1006646 on November 7th, covering the period from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2010. Mayor Sean Guard...
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Washougal Christmas Events to include First Ever Lighted Parade and Traditional Tree Lighting

November 16, 2011
Washougal Christmas Events to include First Ever Lighted Parade and Traditional Tree Lighting

The City of Washougal will be hosting several  holiday events this year, including a first time Lighted Christmas Parade along Main Street, scheduled for Friday December 9th at 6 PM. The traditional community Christmas Tree Lighting will follow the parade, which will form on Main at 24th Street, traveling down to and ending at...
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Hal Zimmerman; the Great Networker

November 16, 2011
Hal Zimmerman; the Great Networker

In August I attended the memorial service for Hal Zimmerman, long-time Camas citizen, owner of the Camas-Washougal Post Record for 23 years, state legislator for 22, as well as advocate for his city’s quality of life, which eventually earned him the title of “Citizen of the Century”. Zimmerman worked as news editor of the Sedro...
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Project at Lacamas Lake Park to Benefit White Oak Habitat

November 16, 2011
Project at Lacamas Lake Park to Benefit White Oak Habitat

According to a Clark County news release, starting Nov. 28, Clark County Public Works and the Vancouver-Clark Parks and Recreation AmeriCorps Team will remove about 40 Douglas fir trees near the Camas lily fields at Lacamas Lake Regional Park as part of a habitat enhancement project. For public safety, Clark County will close the...
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“Christmas with the Trail Band” Concert Returns November 26th at 7pm

November 15, 2011
“Christmas with the Trail Band” Concert Returns November 26th at 7pm

The one event that officially kicks of the Christmas season in Washougal and Camas is the annual Christmas performance of the Trail Band at Washburn Performing Arts Center, Washougal High School.  This year’s performance is slated for Saturday, November 26th at 7pm.  This is a community concert benefitting the Washougal Schools Foundation. Folks have...
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UPDATE: Recount likely for Rod Morris and Caryn Plinski council race

November 11, 2011
UPDATE: Recount likely for Rod Morris and Caryn Plinski council race

UPDATE NOVEMBER 15, 2011:  As of today, 99 more votes County wide have been returned since last Thursday.  An automatic recount is likely for the City of Washougal Council race between Rod Morris and Caryn Plinksi, who currently are separated by only six votes. According to RCW 29A.64.022, an automatic recount is triggered by...
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