Archive for November, 2011

PROFILE: Chief Scott Koehler of East County Fire & Rescue

November 10, 2011
PROFILE: Chief Scott Koehler of East County Fire & Rescue

Chief Scott Koehler started out with dreams of becoming a police officer.  “I wanted to be a cop; they had much better TV shows in those days” quips Koehler, age 52. Born in Minnesota, Koehler and his parents came west when he was a child.  His parents were seeking employment during a time when...
Read More »

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test to be Conducted November 9th

November 6, 2011
Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test to be Conducted November 9th

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The nationwide test will occur on Wednesday, November 9 at 11 p.m. pacific time and may last up...
Read More »

Annie Guard Given Honor to Drop First Puck at Portland Firefighters Hockey Club Benefit Game

November 6, 2011
Annie Guard Given Honor to Drop First Puck at Portland Firefighters Hockey Club Benefit Game

The Portland Firefighters Hockey Club is hosting the Golden Skate Charity Hockey Game on Saturday November 12th at 12 noon at the Portland Rose Garden.  Doors will be open at 11:00 am.  Tickets are $15 each. The Portland team will be playing the Seattle Firefighters in a benefit game for Multiple Sclerosis.  Annie Guard,...
Read More »

Tension Mounts During Last Week Before Election Day

November 3, 2011
Tension Mounts During Last Week Before Election Day

Does it feel like everyone is holding their breath?  And no one dares to exhale until next Tuesday evening?  There are many people who have fingers and toes crossed, in hopes that this November 8th election goes in the direction they desire. This has been an election to remember.  Never has Washougal had so...
Read More »