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Weaving in Washougal: Celebrating 100 Years of Pendleton Woolen Mills

July 28, 2012
Weaving in Washougal: Celebrating 100 Years of Pendleton Woolen Mills

This year, Pendleton Woolen Mills celebrates 100 years of business in Washougal. In honor of this historic occasion Pendleton, the Two River’s Heritage Museum and the City of Washougal are planning a celebration. The festivities kick-off on Friday August 3 at 10 AM at the Pendleton Mill.  Presentations and remarks honoring Pendleton’s 100th Anniversary...
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Second Story Gallery Presents Patricia Thompson August 3 through August 27

July 23, 2012
Second Story Gallery Presents Patricia Thompson August 3 through August 27

Flocks of birds will land in Second Story Gallery in August, when Patricia Thompson displays handcrafted fabric wall hangings with an avian theme.  “Feathers and Fabric” will coincide with the downtown Camas Quilt and Fiber Arts Show Friday, Aug. 3, and will continue through Aug. 27 upstairs in the Camas Public Library. In addition...
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ECFR Hosts Open House on Sunday July 29th from 10am to 3pm

July 20, 2012
ECFR Hosts Open House on Sunday July 29th from 10am to 3pm

East County Fire & Rescue Station 91 will be holding an Open House on Sunday July 29th from 10am to 3pm. Station 91 is located at 600 NE 267th Ave. in Camas. Highlights of the event will include a visit from the Life Flight helicopter at approximately 12pm, station tours, children’s bouncy house, “jaws...
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UPDATE: Two routes lead to Washougal motocross during Cougar Creek bridge work on river

July 19, 2012
UPDATE: Two routes lead to Washougal motocross during Cougar Creek bridge work on river

According to Clark County Public Works, anyone heading to the Washougal MX National motocross this Saturday may bypass some traffic by using Salmon Falls Road and Canyon Creek Road north of  State Route 14 in Skamania County. Earlier this week, a short section of Northeast Washougal River Road was closed for a private contractor...
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Cougar Creek Bridge replacement to begin on Monday, July 16

July 11, 2012
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Cougar Creek Bridge replacement to begin on Monday, July 16

A short section of NE Washougal River Road will be closed to all traffic beginning on Monday, July 16. The closure is necessary for replacing Cougar Creek Bridge, one of the last wood structure bridges owned by Clark County, with a precast concrete girder bridge. Clark County’s contractor, Conway Construction of Ridgefield, will close NE Washougal...
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Second Story Gallery Presents the Camas Photography Club

June 21, 2012
Second Story Gallery Presents the Camas Photography Club

The Camas Photography Club takes over Second Story Gallery in July, the culmination of a year’s worth of meeting every month in another part of the Camas Public Library over a shared love of picture-taking.  The members, from beginners to professionals, from age 30 to the far end of their 60’s, are coming together...
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Public Art for Washougal created by Women Who Weld to be unveiled June 19

June 15, 2012
Public Art for Washougal created by Women Who Weld to be unveiled June 19

  Women Who Weld visited Steamboat Landing Park, and noted that  atop the dock pilings seemed a perfect place for four individual pieces of art; one by each Vancouver member, that together would form a cohesive whole. The theme of the 4 elements seemed to be a fit, because of the exposure the park...
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Dr. Martha Martin to be on Open Meetings Panel June 20 at the Vancouver Community Library

June 4, 2012
Dr. Martha Martin to be on Open Meetings Panel June 20 at the Vancouver Community Library

Does the public have the right to speak at a school board meeting?  Can the police withhold videos taken by a patrol car’s dashcam?  How does a citizen ask for a DOT record? Answers to these and other perplexing questions will be found at the next Washington Coalition for Open Government (WCOG) event. Martha...
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Cougar Creek Bridge replacement on Northeast Washougal River Road expected to start early July 2012

June 1, 2012
Cougar Creek Bridge replacement on Northeast Washougal River Road expected to start early July 2012

Clark County has hired a contractor to replace the 27-foot-long bridge that crosses Cougar Creek just upstream from its confluence with the Washougal River.  Construction will begin in early July of 2012 The 27-foot-long Cougar Creek Bridge will be replaced by a contractor working for Clark County.   The bridge is located on the...
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Clark County Arts Commission unveils art works in three public buildings June 1

May 29, 2012
Clark County Arts Commission unveils art works in three public buildings June 1

The Clark County Arts Commission invites the public to see the work of several local artists exhibited in three public buildings during the June 1 First Friday Art Walk in downtown Vancouver. The works of Anne John, who is active in the arts community as an instructor, jurist and member of the Arts of...
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