Archive for March, 2012

* * * East County Fire & Rescue Commission meeting Tuesday April 3 at 7pm

March 31, 2012
* * * East County Fire & Rescue Commission meeting Tuesday April 3 at 7pm

East County Fire & Rescue will hold its regular commission meeting on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 7pm.   This meeting is at station 9-1, located at 600 NE 267th Ave., Camas, WA.  The meeting is open to the public, and public comment is welcome. For more information about ECFR, visit their website at:...
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* * * Port of Camas-Washougal Commission meeting Tuesday April 3 at 5pm

March 31, 2012
* * * Port of Camas-Washougal Commission meeting Tuesday April 3 at 5pm

The Port of Camas-Washougal will have its regularly scheduled Commission meeting on Tuesday April 3, 2012  at the Port office meeting room, 24 South ‘A’ Street in Washougal. The Executive session meeting starts at 3:30 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 Monday April 2 at 6pm

March 31, 2012
* * * City of Washougal Council meeting Monday April 2 at 6pm

The City of Washougal will hold a council meeting on Monday, April 2 at 6 PM. The meeting is open to the public, with two public comment periods  scheduled. To view a copy of the Agenda, or download the workshop packet, see the City of Washougal Website at: City of Washougal/Council Meetings
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Citizen’s Basic Fire Academy attendees gain hands-on experience from ECFR and Camas Fire Fighters

March 29, 2012
Citizen’s Basic Fire Academy attendees gain hands-on experience from ECFR and Camas Fire Fighters

                                  Seven local citizens participated in the East County Fire & Rescue (ECFR) Citizen’s Basic Fire Academy, held Saturday March 17, at the Fern Prairie Fire Station, located north of Camas. The eight hour Academy gave participants  a...
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Arts and Culture Summit a big hit with attendees

March 27, 2012
Arts and Culture Summit a big hit with attendees

                        This was an event that deserves the statement “You just hadda be there!”  The March 3  event, sponsored by the Clark County Arts Commission and the Arts of Clark County, as well as support from the City of Vancouver and Clark County...
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* * * City of Washougal Council Workshop Monday March 26 at 6pm

March 25, 2012
* * * City of Washougal Council Workshop Monday March 26 at 6pm

The City of Washougal will hold a workshop on Monday, March 26 at 6 PM. The meeting is open to the public, with two public comment periods  scheduled. To view a copy of the Agenda, or download the workshop packet, see the City of Washougal Website at: City of Washougal/Council Meetings
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It’s Spring….Winter…no, Spring…no, Winter….Arrrrrgggggghhhh!

March 24, 2012
It’s Spring….Winter…no, Spring…no, Winter….Arrrrrgggggghhhh!

                                    It really is supposed to be spring, contrary to the recent wet snow.  The daffodils don’t seem to quite know what to do…..which is just about what we all are feeling right now.   It must...
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Washougal Businesses near SR-14 construction struggle with decreased visibility

March 24, 2012
Washougal Businesses near SR-14 construction struggle with decreased visibility

Martha Martin/Silver Star Reporter Several business owners near the Camas-Washougal SR-14 widening project met Wednesday evening at Quiznos at 231 C Street, which is owned by Mitch Hammontree.  They gathered to discuss concerns with a down turn in their business sales. Washougal Mayor Sean Guard and council member Paul Greenlee,  Camas council member Linda...
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* * * Skamania Fire District #4 Volunteers Auxiliary sponsors Free Spaghetti Feed Sunday March 25 at 11am

March 19, 2012
* * * Skamania Fire District #4 Volunteers Auxiliary sponsors Free Spaghetti Feed Sunday March 25 at 11am

The auxiliary for the Skamania Fire District #4 Fire Volunteers is sponsoring a free spaghetti feed on Sunday, March 25 from 11 am to 2 pm.  The event will be held in the American Legion Hall, Cape Horn Post 122, 10221 Washougal River Road, Washougal, WA, approximately 10.5 miles up Washougal River Road on...
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Increased Coal Train traffic spurs resolution by Washougal City Council

March 18, 2012
Increased Coal Train traffic spurs resolution by Washougal City Council

                       Martha Martin/Silver Star Reporter Monday evening’s Washougal Council workshop brought over a dozen citizens to the podium in support of a city resolution requesting that Washougal have a voice in the BNSF railroad coal train expansion.  The possibility of an increase in mile-long...
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