Washougal — The annual Cape Horn-Skye Elementary Grandparents Day was held Nov. 15 and 16, a tradition that dates back at least to the 1980s. “Grandparents Day is one of my favorite days at Cape Horn-Skye,” Principal Penny Andrews said in a release from the district.
CAMAS — Northeast Pioneer Street in Camas was busy Monday morning, but not with families preparing for a new week of work and school. Instead, there were more crews than residents on the street as house after house was under various state of construction in the new development.
A local conservation group has signaled that it, along with a group of property owners, will sue a government commission that oversees land-use regulations in the Columbia River Gorge unless action is taken against a controversial mining pit in east Clark County.
Molly Coston will remain the mayor of Washougal. Residents voted in favor of changing the city's form of government from a mayor-council arrangement to a council-manager one in November. The change eliminated the mayoral seat, which Coston won in November 2017, but allowed her to stay on council if she wanted. Coston opted to remain on council, increasing the city council to eight members for the duration of her term, which runs until the end of 2021.
Washougal — UNITE! Washougal Coalition selected Ann Stevens as the first recipient of its Heart of a Volunteer Excellence Award. Stevens, who has worked in nutrition services at Gause Elementary School for three years, has also volunteered with Refuel Washougal, Downtown Washougal Association, Washougal Lions,
Washougal — The Washougal Arts and Culture Alliance’s Celebration of Art brought out nearly 40 people Nov. 3 to 54-40 Brewing. Joyce Lindsay, an alliance board member and former city councilor, and Travis London, a local muralist, were both honored at the ceremony.
The term “esports” can still set off debates about whether competitive gaming ever can or should be referred to as a sport in the traditional sense, but there’s no denying that the industry is rapidly growing, with an expanding number of professional leagues and teams.
2 Rivers Bar & Grill recently opened in the space formerly occupied by Hearth. The family-friendly restaurant is open from 11 a.m., seven days a week, serving traditional American food, coffee and drinks.
Washougal — Washougal area employers, business leaders and educators came together for an evening of collaboration on Oct. 25 at Washougal High School to help the district’s Career and Technical Education department leverage existing school programs to prepare the future workforce.
The waterborne Christmas Ships Parade that transforms dark nights into merry, bright memories is nothing new to the Vancouver waterfront. Dozens of skippers have been volunteering their boats and their labors for the festive flotilla each year since 1954.