Archive for January, 2012

Marc Boldt to speak at State of the County 2012 event February 2

January 31, 2012
Marc Boldt to speak at State of the County 2012 event February 2

Nonprofits to gather food, other donations to support community sharing By Martha Martin Clark County Commissioner Marc Boldt will be the featured speaker for the “State of the County 2012” on Thursday February 2nd. The event will be open to the public at no charge from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Washburn Performing Arts...
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PROFILE: Joyce Lindsay, new Washougal council member

January 31, 2012
PROFILE: Joyce Lindsay, new Washougal council member

  Joyce Lindsay was elected as a City of Washougal Council Member starting in January of 2012.   In this Q&A format, she talks about her history, interests, and her experience, so far, as a new city council member. Tell me a bit about yourself. I was raised and went to school in Denver Colorado. I graduated...
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Lloyd Halverson, Camas City Administrator, proposes retirement “transition” to end March 2013

January 27, 2012
Lloyd Halverson, Camas City Administrator, proposes retirement “transition” to end March 2013

                          After almost twenty-three years of service with the City of Camas, City Administrator Lloyd Halverson announced today that he will begin the transition towards his March of 2013 retirement. During the City of Camas Planning Conference held at the Camas Community Center,...
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Clark County calls for caring response to undernourished horses

January 26, 2012
Clark County calls for caring response to undernourished horses

In a current Clark County press release, Clark County Animal Control officers  are asking for community support in locating people and resources to care for horses this time of year, when natural feed and shelter are greatly reduced. There are tragic examples of horses being neglected and/or killed.  Most recently, Clark County Animal Control...
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UPDATE: Fire Destroys Rural Camas Home as Fire Fighters Battle Flames Under Dangerous Conditions

January 22, 2012
UPDATE: Fire Destroys Rural Camas Home as Fire Fighters Battle Flames Under Dangerous Conditions

(This story has been updated with new information) A home in a rural area of north Camas was destroyed by fire Saturday evening.  The house, located at 3602 NE 222nd Avenue,  was occupied at the time a call was made to East County Fire & Rescue. According to information released by Chief Scott Koehler, East...
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* * * City of Camas Planning Conference January 27th, 1pm-5pm and January 28th 9am-12pm

January 21, 2012
* * * City of Camas Planning Conference January 27th, 1pm-5pm and January 28th 9am-12pm

The City of Camas will hold its annual Planning Conference on Friday, January 27, 2012 from 1pm until 5pm, and again on Saturday, January 28, 2012 from 9am until 12noon.  The Planning Conference will be held at the Camas Community Center, 1718 SE 7th Avenue, Camas, WA 98607. To view a copy of the...
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* * * City of Washougal Workshop January 23, 2012 at 6PM

January 21, 2012
* * * City of Washougal Workshop January 23, 2012 at 6PM

The City of Washougal will hold a workshop on Tuesday, January 23rd at 6 PM. The meeting is open to the public, with two public comment periods are scheduled.  On the Agenda is a presentation about the new Clark County Arts Commission.  Dr. Martha Martin, Washougal representative and Vice Chairman of CCAC, will be...
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Having the last word in the war of holiday light displays

January 21, 2012
Having the last word in the war of holiday light displays

Yes, the holidays are over, and all the lights are long down by now.  But this image was something that stuck with me, and made me smile.  What neighbor hasn’t longed to be able to have the last word in the war of house decoration lighting displays. This says it all.  
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Local Flooding Threatens homes along Campen Creek in Washougal

January 20, 2012
Local Flooding Threatens homes along Campen Creek in Washougal

Things were getting dicey at the residence of Ryan Davis and Abby Stark in Washougal. Their home at 1001 40th Street would have been under water from Campen Creek if it had not been for the quick response of East County Fire & Rescue  volunteer firefighters and Washougal Fire.  The volunteers and crew placed...
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* * * East County Fire & Rescue Regular Commission Meeting January 17, 2012 at 7PM

January 17, 2012
* * * East County Fire & Rescue Regular Commission Meeting January 17, 2012 at 7PM

East County Fire & Rescue will hold its regular commission meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 7pm.  The meeting is located at Station 9-1, 600 NE 267th Avenue, Camas, Washington.  The meeting is open to the public, and public comment is welcome. For more information about ECFR, visit their website at:  http://www.eastcofire-rescue.org/ or call 360-834-4908.
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