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Operation “Lethal Vapor” HazMat Drill a Success for the Region

October 18, 2011
Operation “Lethal Vapor” HazMat Drill a Success for the Region

On Saturday morning October 15th a Hazardous Materials (HazMat) drill was held in the Port of Camas-Washougal Industrial park. This regional drill, hosted by East County Fire & Rescue and Skamania County Fire Department No.4, was funded by the Department of Homeland Security. The drill focused on an accidental release of a chemical that affects...
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Port of Camas-Washougal Hosts First Open House For Waterfront Revitalization

October 12, 2011
Port of Camas-Washougal Hosts First Open House For Waterfront Revitalization

PRESS RELEASE: The Port of Camas-Washougal today announced it will host the first public meeting to hear public input and listen to suggestions from community members about public access and site development of the land area between 2nd Street and 6th Street, south of Highway 14 in Washougal. The public meeting, moderated by the environmental contractor...
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UPDATE: East County Fire & Rescue offers CERT Training (NEW DATES)

September 30, 2011
UPDATE: East County Fire & Rescue offers CERT Training (NEW DATES)

East County Fire and Rescue will be hosting a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training scheduled for October.  Classes take place over two weekends  beginning Friday, October 28th at 7:00pm until 9:30pm, and  Saturday October 29th starting at 9:00am until 5:00pm.  The classes continue the following Friday, November 4th, and finish on Saturday November 5th,...
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Welcome to the new Silver Star Reporter

September 22, 2011
Welcome to the new Silver Star Reporter

Welcome to Silver Star Reporter, the first totally online newspaper supporting internet journalism for East Clark  County.  We welcome our new readers, and hope you become regulars. Our Mission is to encourage the entire community, both inside city limits and in rural areas, to become involved in everyday life as it affects them.   We...
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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: East County Fire & Rescue Hosts 9/11 Luminaria Event

September 12, 2011
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: East County Fire & Rescue Hosts 9/11 Luminaria Event

Commissioner Gary Larson, Chair of the East County Fire and Rescue Commission read the following tribute statement at the ECFR hosted 9/11 luminaria event on Sunday September 11, 2011.  The event was held at Station 9-1 at 8:00 pm.  Fire fighters as well as Commissioners read the names of the 343 New York Fire...
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