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Walk the walk for a healthy, drug-free Clark County

May 28, 2012
Walk the walk for a healthy, drug-free Clark County

PREVENT! Coalition and the Downtown Camas Association is inviting people to the 3rd Annual “Walk the Walk” for a Healthy, Drug-Free Clark County. This 5K walk/run and Community Fair kicks off Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Skyridge Middle School in Camas, WA. Online Registration is now open at ww.preventclarkcounty.org/5k_walk. Registration includes a PREVENT! 5K...
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Second Story Gallery at Camas Library presents Rebecca Trimble

May 22, 2012
Second Story Gallery at Camas Library presents Rebecca Trimble

An artist who has decorated downtown Camas with her murals will be hanging smaller works at Second Story Gallery in the month of June. Rebecca Trimble, a 17-year Camas resident, will unveil her framed landscapes at a reception Friday, June 1, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the gallery upstairs in the Camas Public...
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Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Fair offers the best in plants and parking

May 8, 2012
Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Fair offers the best in plants and parking

The Columbia Gorge Women’s Association (CGWA) will once again host the Camas Mother’s Day Plant & Garden Fair on Saturday May 12 from 9am to 4pm.  The location will be the Camas High School, 26900 SE 15th Street, Camas.  This will be the 15th year for this event. According to Sally Spencer, a member of...
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Beauty of nature is being set down on paper by two artists from the Camas-Washougal area

April 28, 2012
Beauty of nature is being set down on paper by two artists from the  Camas-Washougal area

Mary Anne Harkness and Carolyn Gunderson will unveil “The Faces of Nature” at a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, at Second Story Gallery in Camas. Their exhibit will continue through Saturday, May 26, in the gallery upstairs in the Camas Public Library. A Northwest native and 12-year resident of Camas,...
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Washougal Police discover several auto thefts following arrest

April 20, 2012
Washougal Police discover several auto thefts following arrest

According to a Washougal Police press release, a man was arrested on April 12 after being observed driving a green 1993 Honda in the area of “A” street and Washougal River Road. Sgt. Brad Chicks, the arresting officer, noted that the man, later identified as 30 year old Daniel J. Ditlow, matched the description...
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Camas-Washougal Port hosts local Art Display and schedules Earth Day beach clean-up

April 10, 2012
Camas-Washougal Port hosts local Art Display and schedules Earth Day beach clean-up

Art Display for local student and adult artists The Port of Camas-Washougal is hosting a rotating Art Display in the lobby of the port office. The artwork will be selected from submissions from local artists, including students, with preference given to residents of the Camas-Washougal area. Original landscape paintings, wildlife photography from the nearby...
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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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History with rare pictures of Old Camas Hotel and Camas Inn presented March 10 at 2pm

March 5, 2012
History with rare pictures of Old Camas Hotel and Camas Inn presented March 10 at 2pm

On Saturday, March 10 at 2 pm, Historical Society President Curtis Hughey, and oral historian Virginia Warren will present the local historical perspective of down town Camas during the late 1800’s through early 1900’s. Both will share rare photographs depicting the early Old Camas Hotel, as well as the Camas Inn. The presentation will...
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Mayor Leavitt to open First Clark County Arts & Culture Summit March 3

February 27, 2012
Mayor Leavitt to open First Clark County Arts & Culture Summit March 3

The first Clark County Arts and Culture Summit, sponsored by the Clark County Arts Commission and Arts of Clark County, will be held Saturday March 3, 2012. The location is the Artillery Barracks, the newest addition to Fort Vancouver, located at 600 East Hatheway Road in Vancouver Washington. The event begins at 8am, with...
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Camas and Washougal Mayors invite local reporters to meet at Washougal City Hall

February 14, 2012
Camas and Washougal Mayors invite local reporters to meet at Washougal City Hall

                                  Mayors Sean Guard of Washougal and Scott Higgins of Camas called a “Media Meeting” on Thursday, February 9 to address what they expressed as misconceptions surrounding the joint efforts between the two communities.  Attending were reporters from...
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