Entries by Ernest Geigenmiller

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Camas City Council Eyes New Aquatic Center Site; To Seek Public Input, Vote

At the Camas City Council workshop meeting Monday night, the council unanimously gave direction to city staff to prepare a general obligation bond this November to fund the construction of a new aquatics center. The news is a major breakthrough in the years-long battle to build a new aquatics center to accommodate the growing demands […]

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Washougal SD Superintendent Templeton a 2018-19 ‘Superintendent to Watch’

Washougal, WA — Dr. Mary Templeton, Washougal School District (WSD) Superintendent, was recently selected a 2018-19 “Superintendent to Watch” by the National Schools Public Relations Association.  She will be recognized this summer at the 2019 NSPRA Seminar in Washington D.C. with the 14 other honorees from around the nation. The award recognizes district leaders with less than […]

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Vancouver Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident on Lake Road in Camas

CAMAS, WA — A 19-year-old Vancouver man died in a motorcycle accident on Friday night, according to Camas police. The Camas police and Camas-Washougal Fire Department responded to the 700 block of NW Lake Road shortly after 7:30 p.m., and the victim was found dead at the scene. There were no other vehicles involved in the crash, […]

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Two Rivers Heritage Museum Reopens for 2019 Season w/ New Exhibits

Washougal, WA – The Two Rivers Heritage Museum reopened their doors March 1 to welcome visitors after their annual four-month closure for maintenance and display enhancements.   “Winter is always a busy time for us,” said Camas-Washougal Historical Society President, Jim Cobb.  “Even though the museum is closed for guests, we have a lot cleaning, […]

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Annual ‘Stuff the Scholarship’ Event Saturday Raises Funds for Local Seniors

Washougal, WA — The 11th Annual Dream Big “Stuff The Scholarship” event is coming up this Saturday, March 23 from 5:30 pm-10 pm at The Black Pearl Columbia River. The annual event raises scholarship funds for Camas and Washougal High School seniors, and is organized by the Camas Washougal Business Alliance, which also coordinates Stuff […]

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ArtsWA Funds New Art at Washougal Schools; ‘Roots And Wings’ Celebration

Washougal, WA — Art can tell a story.  It can inspire, move or add beauty and interest to a place.  The new metal sculpture panels installed on the wall of the shared courtyard at Jemtegaard Middle School and Columbia River Gorge Elementary School provide all of that and more.  The piece features beautiful and whimsical […]

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Weekly Food + Dining Guide: Natalia’s Cafe All About Comfort Food

Welcome to our Weekly Food + Dining Guide! Natalia’s Cafe is the corner cafe that serves American comfort food for breakfast and lunch in the heart of historic Downtown Camas. Looking for a traditional pancake breakfast with eggs, bacon and sausage? Craving French toast, waffles, or crepes? Want your bacon fix? Or a large, fill-your-tummy […]