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Port of Camas-Washougal Named 2012 Port of the Year by WPPA

November 30, 2012
Port of Camas-Washougal Named 2012 Port of the Year by WPPA

The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced it received the 2012 Port of the Year Award from the Washington State Public Port Association (WPPA) at the organization’s annual meeting in Seattle. Each year, the WPPA honors one of 76 public port districts across the state, for exceptional success in the port industry. The Port of Camas-Washougal...
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East County Fire & Rescue wins Management Excellence Award

November 13, 2012
East County Fire & Rescue wins Management Excellence Award

East County Fire & Rescue (ECFR) won Second Place in the Washington Fire Commissioners Association’s (WFCA) Management Excellence Awards Program.  ECFR was compared to other Washington Fire Districts with similar budgets.  The award—for FY2011—was announced at the WFCA’s Annual Conference in Yakima on October 26th.  East County Fire Commissioners did not attend this year’s...
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WHS Holiday Marketplace Bazaar Saturday November 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

November 13, 2012
WHS Holiday Marketplace Bazaar Saturday November 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Get started on your holiday shopping at the Washougal High School’s annual Holiday Marketplace Bazaar.  The date is Saturday November 17 from  9am to 4pm.  at WHS located at  1201 39th Street, Washougal, WA 98671. Local vendors will be on hand to display their beautifully handcrafted goods along with name brand vendors like Pampered Chef, Avon, and...
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Historical Society speaker to talk about Celilo Falls November 17 at 2pm

November 13, 2012
Historical Society speaker to talk about Celilo Falls November 17 at 2pm

Camas-Washougal Historical Society invites the community to hear “Stories of Celilo Falls” at their meeting Saturday, November 17, 2012.  It will be held at 2 p.m. at the North Bank Masonic Lodge at 888 Washougal River Road (formerly 17th Street, just before the bridge). The guest speaker, Donna Sinclair, M.A., is a Washougal resident whose passion is the Columbia River Basin.  Currently a candidate for Ph.D....
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Second Story Gallery presents Larisa Aksenova

October 20, 2012
Second Story Gallery presents Larisa Aksenova

Larisa Aksenova draws on an early career as a geologist and hydrologist in Russia to create mostly abstract paintings that she will display in Camas in November.  After graduating as an engineer from Moscow State University, she spent 10 years in the field, where she says the seeds of her art were sewn.  The...
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URGENT: Washington State Governor Gregoire to extend emergency proclamation

September 19, 2012
URGENT: Washington State Governor Gregoire to extend emergency proclamation

  In a press release from Olympia, Governor Chris Gregoire tonight will extend an emergency proclamation declaring a State of Emergency for all counties east of the crest of the Cascades. The proclamation ensures continued air support from Washington’s National Guard to help fight ongoing wildfires, and extends a burn ban through midnight Monday, Sept....
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East County Fire & Rescue Lend a Hand at Regional Wildfires around Washington

September 17, 2012
East County Fire & Rescue Lend a Hand at Regional Wildfires around Washington

                              FROM A PRESS RELEASE BY RICK & PAULA KNAPP – PIO’S, EAST COUNTY FIRE & RESCUE—This year Washington and Oregon are experiencing one of the driest and hottest late summers on record. These extreme conditions have  caused an explosion...
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Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial 2012 August 16-19, hosted by Johnston Dairy in Camas

August 18, 2012
Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial 2012 August 16-19, hosted by Johnston Dairy in Camas

                          By Martha Martin—-Johnston Dairy Farm is the setting for the Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial which started Thursday August 16, and runs through Sunday August 19. According to information listed on the website, the Lacamas Valley Sheep Dog Trial is a...
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East County Fire & Rescue 9-11 Ceremony of Rememberance

August 17, 2012
East County Fire & Rescue 9-11 Ceremony of Rememberance

East County Fire & Rescue will host its traditional evening 9-11 Ceremony of Remembrance on Tuesday September 11 at Station 91, 600 NE 267th Ave. Camas, next to Grove Field Airport. The evening will begin with a community Spaghetti Dinner from 5:30pm to 7pm, hosted by the Volunteer Firefighters Association.  Dinner is by donation...
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Second Story Gallery seeks artists for shows

August 1, 2012
Second Story Gallery seeks artists for shows

Second Story Gallery in Camas is seeking artists interested in displaying their work during monthly shows being scheduled for 2013. The deadline for applications is Friday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. The gallery’s board of governors will review artists this fall with the goal of filling openings from March of 2013 through January of...
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