Archive for January, 2012

* * * Port of Camas-Washougal Commission Meeting January 17, 2012 at 5PM

January 17, 2012
* * * Port of Camas-Washougal Commission Meeting January 17, 2012 at 5PM

The Port of Camas-Washougal will have its regularly scheduled Commission meeting on Tuesday January 17, 2012  at the Port office meeting room, 24 South ‘A’ Street in Washougal. The Executive session meeting starts at 4:00 pm, and is not open to the public.  The Regular session begins at 5:00pm, and is open to the...
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* * * City of Washougal Council Meeting January 17, 2012 at 6PM

January 17, 2012
* * * City of Washougal Council Meeting January 17, 2012 at 6PM

The City of Washougal will hold a council meeting on Tuesday, January 17th at 6 PM. The meeting is open to the public, with two public comment periods are scheduled. To view a copy of the Agenda, or download the meeting packet, see the City of Washougal Website at: City of Washougal/Council Meetings  
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BUSINESS PROFILE: Tony Rhodig and “Access At Home” improves quality of aging in the home

January 17, 2012
BUSINESS PROFILE: Tony Rhodig and “Access At Home” improves quality of aging in the home

Clark County is anticipating rapid growth in our aging residents.  By 2025, one in four residents will be sixty or better and people older than eighty-five will increase by fifty percent. One local business owner is aware of the growth of the aging “boomer” population and is addressing a growing need; the desire to...
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Washington State Volunteer Fire Fighters Recognition Week January 9th-15th

January 10, 2012
Washington State Volunteer Fire Fighters Recognition Week January 9th-15th

January 9th through 15th is Volunteer Fire Fighter Recognition Week in Washington State. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) statistics, there were 1,103,300 firefighters in the United States in 2010. Of these, 335,150 (30%) were career and 768,150 (70%) were volunteer. Since most of the Fire Fighters in Washington State are Volunteers, the...
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City of Washougal swears in Four Women to City Council

January 8, 2012
City of Washougal swears in Four Women to City Council

Newly elected councilwomen Connie Jo Freeman, Joyce Lindsay, and Caryn Plinski joined re-elected councilwoman Jennifer McDaniel in taking the oath of office during the Monday evening January 3rd city council meeting. All four women stood in front of approximately 40 family, friends, and citizens as a local judge administered the oath.      ...
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Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Crab Feed Dinner January 21st at 3pm

January 8, 2012
Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Crab Feed Dinner January 21st at 3pm

You are cordially invited to join The Harold W. Busch Walkers at their 8th Annual ALZHEIMER’S FUNDRAISER CRAB FEED DINNER  (Fresh Dungeness crab, salad, bread & dessert)  The event is Saturday, January 21, 2012, 3pm to 8pm, at the Big Foot Inn, 105 Pendleton Way, in Washougal.  Dinner is $20 per person, and $12.00 for a 2nd crab with a dinner purchase....
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East County Fire & Rescue paid Fire Fighters pursue joining union with Camas and Washougal.

January 8, 2012
East County Fire & Rescue paid Fire Fighters pursue joining union with Camas and Washougal.

Eight paid fire fighters at East County Fire & Rescue may soon become part of Local 2444 of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF), which currently is the union for both the Camas and Washougal fire fighters.  Washougal and Camas fire districts are working together under a temporary consolidation which was formed in...
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* * * City of Washougal Planning Retreat January 7, 2012 from 9am to 4pm at Washougal Community Center

January 5, 2012
* * * City of Washougal Planning Retreat January 7, 2012 from 9am to 4pm at Washougal Community Center

The City of Washougal will hold a planning retreat this Saturday, January 7, 2012 starting at 9am and ending at 4pm.  President Bob Knight of Clark College will facilitate.  The City of Washougal council and Mayor Guard will be in attendance, and presentations will be made by Fire Chiefs Schumacher (Washougal) and Swinhart (Camas),...
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Last Sign Standing…..IT’S FINALLY GONE!

January 2, 2012
Last Sign Standing…..IT’S FINALLY GONE!

                    UPDATE:  THE SIGN IS NOW GONE!  As of  January 17th, 56 days past the date which political signs are to be removed, Caryn Plinki’s sign disappeared from the SE Evergreen and SE Gibson Road location.   Thank you to who ever you are that...
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Emergency Responders do their job during December 7th Tragedy in Washougal

January 1, 2012
Emergency Responders do their job during December 7th Tragedy in Washougal

On December 7th at approximately 8:45am, a call went out to local fire fighters that a home on ‘F’ Place in Washougal was on fire.  The scenario quickly turned dangerous, as fire fighters and police learned that a man, who was living in the home with his wife and sister-in-law, had shot at a...
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