School levies in Washougal and Woodland passed, while a school levy in Mount Pleasant failed, according to Feb. 11 special election results recently finalized by election officials in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties.
Washougal — Washougal High School won $10,000 recently through a promotional contest where schools competed for cash by driving Facebook "likes" to McLoughlin Jeep's page. The school found enough support to win the money, which was presented by KATU News anchors Carl Click and Natali Marmion during a Feb. 13 celebration. McLoughlin Jeep organized the Cash for Schools contest with KATU.
Camas — It is now the Year of the Horse, according to the traditional Chinese calendar, which means the year will be both demanding and rewarding — just like the delayed-but-fabulous Chinese New Year extravaganza recently hosted by the Vancouver Chinese Association. Hundreds of people turned out for the Feb. 15 festivities, which had been postponed a week due to heavy snow and which was still overwhelmed by heavy rain. Those who did turn up at Union High School were treated to two-plus hours of food, music, drama, dance and more. Learn more about the Vancouver Chinese Association at http://vca-usa.org.
DS Fabrication & Design, Inc. has leased nearly 14,200 square feet of warehouse and office space at the Port of Camas-Washougal's industrial park at 3805 S. Truman St., Washougal, giving the company more room to design and manufacture industrial devices.
A power outage in Camas left 1,371 Clark Public Utilities customers without power this morning, most getting power back after about 45 minutes. One hundred and ten customers are still without power while crews work to find and fix the problem.