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Two Camas companies make Inc.'s fastest-growing list

Mary and Jerry Sauer, owners of Excavator Rental Services, of Camas, are pleased with their company's repeat inclusion on Inc. magazine's list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in the nation. "Being named by Inc. for a second straight year is a great honor and speaks volumes to our outstanding

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 12:30:00

Camas, Washougal will pay more for SWAT next year

It is time for Camas and Washougal to renew interlocal agreements for Southwest Washington Regional Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) services, and costs are expected to increase next year. Washougal Police Chief Ron Mitchell said during the Sept. 11 Washougal City Council workshop that Washougal p

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 12:30:00

Camas mayor on salary study uncertainty: 'Longer this goes on ... worse it is for our city'

It has been almost one year since Camas leaders commissioned an independent review of city employee salaries and city councilors are expected to come to a resolution regarding retroactive salary increases for non-represented employees in early October. But some officials - including Camas Mayor Scot

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 12:30:00

Camas maintains top spot in Week 4 AP state football rankings

The Camas Papermakers remained the top-ranked team in Class 4A in the Week 4 Associated Press high school football polls voted upon by a statewide panel of media members. Camas received nine of 12 first-place votes to outdistance Sumner 116-103 for the top spot. Union fell one spot into a tie for 10

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-20 19:41:00

Decision on Orange's voter registration to be issued tonight

Clark County Auditor Greg Kimsey said he will issue a decision this evening on the validity of port candidate Don Orange's voter registration. Should his voter registration be canceled it would invalidate his candidacy for the Port of Vancouver Commission District 1. Port Commissioner District 1 res

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-22 21:28:00

ODOT Expects I-84 Eastbound Lanes To Re-Open Saturday

The eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 will likely re-open Saturday, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. The eastbound lanes of the highway have been closed from Troutdale to Hood River since Sept. 4 because of the Eagle Creek Fire burning in the Columbia River Gorge. Shellrock Mount

OPB.ORG - 2017-09-23 00:13:00

Eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 will reopen Saturday

View east from Toothrock Mountain. (Photo: Chris Liedle, KATU Reporter) Oregon Department of Transportation officials say the eastbound lanes of Interstate 84 are expected to reopen Saturday. The entire highway, which serves as a major thoroughfare through the Columbia River Gorge, closed Sept. 4 fr

KATU.COM - 2017-09-22 16:55:11

'HeART of Our Gorge'

The West Columbia Gorge Chamber of Commerce is hosting the third annual Fall Festival of the Arts event Sept. 23-24 at Glenn Otto Park in Troutdale from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. This juried event of 40-60 artists is free and includes Hood River ceramicist Rebecc

HOOD RIVER NEWS - 2017-09-22 23:59:59

Washougal moves closer to new library

Washougal is moving a step closer to a new library, with Amelia Shelley, executive director of the regional library system, getting approval to discuss an agreement with a downtown developer. And that means that the library is getting closer to stocking more than one copy of a book. At Monday's boar

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-23 02:21:00

Are we ready for the next big catastrophe?

What: Activities, free and open to the public, will include fire prevention demonstrations, a Lifeflight helicopter landing and demonstrations by the Clark County Sheriff's Office, Vancouver and Washougal Police K-9s. There will also be health and safety exhibits from the American Red Cross, East Co

CAMASPOSTRECORD.COM - 2017-09-21 12:03:00

Eastbound I-84 may reopen late this weekend

TROUTDALE, Ore. -- The Oregon Department of Transportation says eastbound Interstate 84, which has been closed for nearly three weeks, may reopen by the end of the weekend or early next week. The section of highway has been closed between Troutdale and Hood River since Sept. 4 due to the Eagle Creek

KGW - 2017-09-22 00:46:10

Post offices reopen after Columbia gorge fire

Post offices in Cascade Locks and Corbett reopened Wednesday after weeks of closure by the Eagle Creek fire. The post offices had been closed for about two weeks after the wildfire prompted evacuations in the towns. Residents in Corbett and Bridal Veil had been picking up their mail in Troutdale, w

OREGONIAN - 2017-09-20 23:34:05

Gorge business owners desperate for relief after wildfire, highw - KPTV - FOX 12

It's been more than two weeks since Interstate 84 and Highway 30 shut down because of the Eagle Creek Fire and business owners in the area are desperate for some financial relief. At Shirley's Tippy Canoe in Troutdale, customers hovered over steaming bowls of clam chowder and toasted sandwiches Wedn

KPTV.COM - 2017-09-21 05:22:00

'There are still some trouble spots': Still no timeline for full I-84 reopening

TROUTDALE, Ore. -- For yet another week, eastbound Interstate 84 remains closed due to hazardous trees and landslide dangers related to the Eagle Creek Fire. As of Wednesday, there wasn't a firm timeline as to when the section of the highway between Troutdale and Hood River would reopen. "There are

KGW - 2017-09-21 04:14:33

Washougal teachers ratify new contract

The Washougal teachers union ratified a new contract for the 2017-2018 school year after taking a vote Wednesday night. The Washougal Association of Educators was voting to ratify a contract agreed upon by association leaders and the Washougal School District after a four-hour bargaining session on

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-21 03:34:00

Washougal opens reworked high school programs in new building

Washougal - Washougal School District's new Excelsior building opened on Sept. 12. The alternative high school provides specialized support for students while helping them graduate on time. The school opened with new programs that were developed by teachers, counselors, community members, career spe

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-20 12:55:00

Fire Destroys Home, Dog Saves the Day

SILVERTON, Oregon - On September 21, around 7:15 am Silverton Fire responded to a reported structure fire in the 4300 block of Silver Falls Hwy. The first arriving unit found fire coming from the doors and windows catching nearby trees on fire. A second alarm was called bringing in additional units

OREGONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-22 16:28:22

Crowdfunding raises $12,000 to help Vancouver Safeway worker

After working more than a decade as a grocery bagger at Safeway, Wayne Hudson had become a staple at the Cascade Park store. And, not known to miss work, customers grew concerned when weeks had gone by without seeing Hudson's smiling face. When word got out that the 55-year-old Vancouver man was in

COLUMBIAN - 2017-09-22 00:44:00

REACH breaks ground on affordable housing complex

The groundbreaking for REACH's 72 Foster affordable housing complex in Southeast Portland, September 21, 2017 (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) - Ground broke Thursday on a new apartment building that will house hundreds of people who can't afford market rent, from seniors to parents with young childre

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-09-22 00:34:16

GoFundMe created for family of 12-year-old girl killing in NE Portland crash

Police say the driver of a Toyota Camry was traveling westbound on NE Lombard at a high rate of speed when it crashed into a F-350 pick-up truck traveling eastbound on Lombard around 9 p.m. Monday. The crash caused "catastrophic damage" to both cars. Two people were found dead at the scene, includin

KATU.COM - 2017-09-21 14:35:29