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Concussions can be life-altering for student athletes

By Ray Legendre and Jacques Von Lunen September 2, 2012 6 a.m.

The lives of Sarah Parsons and Zach Brady once revolved around rebounds, tackles and college applications … until multiple concussions derailed their athletic dreams and nearly kept them out of college.

Local city councils draw older members

By Ray Legendre August 27, 2012 6 a.m.

In his 30s, Don Stose crisscrossed the Pacific Northwest on a weekly basis as a factory representative for Toyota. When he returned home, he devoted his attention to his family. City issues were someone else's concern.

Washougal city council defies trend with majority of female members

By Ray Legendre August 27, 2012 6 a.m.

A sea change, a fluke, or part of a cycle.

Battle Ground seeks donations to honor war dead

By Ray Legendre August 6, 2012 6 a.m.

The Battle Ground Parks & Recreation Department has the permits and designs to build a memorial to the city's fallen war heroes in Kiwanis Park.

Pendleton mill woven into Washougal's history

By Ray Legendre August 4, 2012 6 a.m.

WASHOUGAL -- Over the years, the brass bell atop the brick machinery shop building at Pendleton Woolen Mills in Washougal has served as an alarm clock for workers who overslept and a reminder that lunchtime is almost over. On Friday morning, the bell served a ceremonial function, ringing in the mill's 100th anniversary operating in Washougal.

Pendleton Woolen Mills celebrates 100 years

By Ray Legendre August 1, 2012 6 a.m.

Pendleton Woolen Mills in Washougal will celebrate its 100th anniversary in business this weekend with a two-day celebration that includes a community dance, the tasting of local beers and a parade.

State audit finds fault with Camas

By Ray Legendre July 31, 2012 6 a.m.

The city of Camas allocated more than $863,000 in administration salaries and benefits costs for utilities in 2011 without proper documentation for benefits received -- a misstep that could have resulted in higher utility rates for the city's residents, according to the Washington State Auditor's Office.

Ridgefield council rejects Overlook Park bids

By Ray Legendre July 27, 2012 4:11 p.m.

Bids could go out again this fall.

Camas School District joins national energy challenge

By Ray Legendre July 27, 2012 3:33 p.m.

District pledges to cut energy use 20 percent by 2020.

Prioritizing youth lands B.G. among finalists for national award

By Ray Legendre July 27, 2012 3:09 p.m.

Winners will be announced Sept. 12

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