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Quillian Moro, right, 7, checks out books while Camas School District Superintendent John Anzalone, left, shows Meridian Moro, center, 9, other available books Wednesday when the district's Book MoBus stopped at Helen Baller Elementary School.

Camas School District’s Book MoBus kicks off summer reading program

Quillian Moro, right, 7, checks out books while Camas School District Superintendent John Anzalone, left, shows Meridian Moro, center, 9, other available books Wednesday when the district's Book MoBus stopped at Helen Baller Elementary School.

June 22, 2022, 6:55pm Clark County News

More than 20 children ran around at Helen Baller Elementary School on Wednesday morning, soaking in the sun and playing tag, some with armloads of books. It was the first day of the summer Book MoBus for the Camas School District, serving children from kindergarten through eighth grade. Read story

(The Columbian)

Morning Press: Columbia River flooding; Ex-Camas coach arrested; Fatal shooting; Homeless count; I-5 Bridge clearance

(The Columbian)

June 18, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge's flood plain was put to the test this week as heavy rains and mountain runoff inundated the area.

Columbia River overtops banks, sweeps into restored flood plain

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge's flood plain was put to the test this week as heavy rains and mountain runoff inundated the area.

June 15, 2022, 6:40pm Clark County News

The lower Columbia River’s long history of flooding was revisited this week when the river overtopped its banks on Monday. Although waters have begun to slowly recede, damage from the flooding remains behind. Read story

Davy Ray, D-Stevenson, pursued his desire to run for Washington's 3rd Congressional District despite fellow Democrats urging him to withdraw."I talked to my family, and they said, 'Well, you got to do what your heart tells you to do,'" he said.

3rd District candidate Ray: Invest in infrastructure for livability

Davy Ray, D-Stevenson, pursued his desire to run for Washington's 3rd Congressional District despite fellow Democrats urging him to withdraw."I talked to my family, and they said, 'Well, you got to do what your heart tells you to do,'" he said.

June 11, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Lesser-known Democrat Davy Ray of Stevenson listened to his heart — not his colleagues — when he filed to represent Southwest Washington in the U.S. Congress. Read story

Washougal resident Sherian Wright takes in a sweeping view of the American Empress cruise ship near the Black Pearl on the Columbia on Wednesday.  The event celebrated the opening of the Port of Camas-Washougal Breakwater Access Project and the inaugural visit of the American Empress.

Paddlewheeler American Empress docks for first time at Port of Camas-Washougal

Washougal resident Sherian Wright takes in a sweeping view of the American Empress cruise ship near the Black Pearl on the Columbia on Wednesday.  The event celebrated the opening of the Port of Camas-Washougal Breakwater Access Project and the inaugural visit of the American Empress.

June 8, 2022, 4:40pm Business

Passenger Bonnie Westbrook had nothing but high praise for the American Empress paddlewheeler, which docked Wednesday for the first time at the Port of Camas-Washougal. Read story

The city of Washougal's proposed dog park would feature separate areas for bigger dogs and smaller dogs.

Washougal officials plan downtown civic-recreational complex

The city of Washougal's proposed dog park would feature separate areas for bigger dogs and smaller dogs.

May 7, 2022, 1:29pm Clark County News

City of Washougal leaders have introduced a plan to bring several popular amenities, including a dog park, to downtown Washougal. Read story

nLIGHT reports net loss for first quarter of 2022

May 7, 2022, 6:02am Business

Camas-based nLIGHT, which trades under the symbol LASR, reported a net loss of $8.6 million in its first quarter of 2022, according to its quarterly earnings report. Read story

The SUV that Christopher Calvert, of Hermiston, Ore., allegedly evaded police in Thursday afternoon before crashing into a ditch. The Kennewick Police Department said the vehicle was stolen from 76-year-old Clayton Wick, of Kennewick, whom Calvert is also suspected of killing.

Man arrested in Skamania County in death of Kennewick man

The SUV that Christopher Calvert, of Hermiston, Ore., allegedly evaded police in Thursday afternoon before crashing into a ditch. The Kennewick Police Department said the vehicle was stolen from 76-year-old Clayton Wick, of Kennewick, whom Calvert is also suspected of killing.

May 6, 2022, 5:40pm Clark County News

A Hermiston, Ore., man is suspected of killing a 76-year-old Kennewick man, stealing his SUV and later leading police on a chase into rural Skamania County this week. Read story

The City of Washougal is proud to announce the highly anticipated completion of the George Schmid Memorial Ballpark Project. The community enjoyed the historic occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on April 22.

Washougal marks completion of ballpark with ribbon cutting ceremony

The City of Washougal is proud to announce the highly anticipated completion of the George Schmid Memorial Ballpark Project. The community enjoyed the historic occasion with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on April 22.

April 30, 2022, 6:32am Community

The city of Washougal has completed the George Schmid Memorial Ballfields project. The community enjoyed the occasion with a ribbon cutting April 22. Read story

nLIGHT announces new 2 micron fiber laser series

April 28, 2022, 6:02am Business

Camas-based nLIGHT announced Monday the introduction of a new 2 micron fiber laser series to its product line. Read story