East County Politics

UPDATE: Recount likely for Rod Morris and Caryn Plinski council race

November 11, 2011
UPDATE: Recount likely for Rod Morris and Caryn Plinski council race

UPDATE NOVEMBER 15, 2011:  As of today, 99 more votes County wide have been returned since last Thursday.  An automatic recount is likely for the City of Washougal Council race between Rod Morris and Caryn Plinksi, who currently are separated by only six votes. According to RCW 29A.64.022, an automatic recount is triggered by...
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PROFILE: Chief Scott Koehler of East County Fire & Rescue

November 10, 2011
PROFILE: Chief Scott Koehler of East County Fire & Rescue

Chief Scott Koehler started out with dreams of becoming a police officer.  “I wanted to be a cop; they had much better TV shows in those days” quips Koehler, age 52. Born in Minnesota, Koehler and his parents came west when he was a child.  His parents were seeking employment during a time when...
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Large Crowd Attends Camas Youth Advisory Council Forum for Local Candidates Debate

October 25, 2011
Large Crowd Attends Camas Youth Advisory Council Forum for Local Candidates Debate

The Camas Youth Advisory Council was the actual star of the show Monday evening, with their ninth annual Candidate Forum.  Six Candidates participated in this professionally orchestrated forum, with the students from the Advisory Council utilizing time cards in the strictest sense, and posing tough but relevant questions .  The forum took place in...
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Washougal City Council Holds Brief Public Meeting, Exits into Executive Session

October 18, 2011
Washougal City Council Holds Brief Public Meeting, Exits into Executive Session

Washougal City Council most likely held the shortest meeting in their history last evening.  The meeting lasted less than ten minutes. The Agenda included the regular call to order with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by roll call.  All councilors and the Mayor were in attendance.  There was no correspondence, and no one in...
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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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East County Politics

September 6, 2011
East County Politics

Watch for future stories about  local politics and government activities.   Readers are encouraged to submit ideas, updates,  and suggestions.   Press releases will be accepted from ALL candidates that are running in local elections.  Please note all submissions are subject to editorial discretion.        
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