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High-school runner Alexa Efraimson will run professionally for Nike
High school champion distance runner Alexa Efraimson has signed a contract to run professionally for Nike and will therefore forgo her prep and college eligibility, the Web site DyeStat reported Monday.
He's paying it forward
Gared Skorick decided to start a clothing closet at Liberty Middle School as a way to give back after he had been helped by being able to use one at Anacortes Middle School.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Dogs, man rescued from Washougal ravine
Firefighters don't rescue cats from trees, but on Sunday they did rescue two dogs, and their owner, from a ravine.
Asphalt repair work begins Aug. 25
On Monday, Aug. 25, the City of Camas will begin five days of asphalt repairs on Northwest 18th Avenue, from Northwest Division Street to the top of Northwest Fargo Loop.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Say it with me, "What gets cut?"
I'm pretty new to covering politics at The Columbian, but because I arrived as election season was heating up, I've had the opportunity to sit in on quite a few editorial board meetings.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Time ripe for Felix produce meter at Australia congress
Research on analyzing ripeness with the Felix Instruments F-750 produce quality meter was presented at the International Horticultural Congress in Brisbane, Australia.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Labor group resolution praises CRC effort
A local labor group on Friday passed a resolution expressing gratitude to hundreds of individuals and organizations that worked on the defunct Columbia River Crossing project.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
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Paige Maas, 10; Blake Bell, 11; and Makayla Buzzell, 11; rode 27 miles in the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure fundraiser event July 26 at the Hillsboro Stadium.
Sheep dog trials return to Camas
The Lacamas Valley Sheepdog Trial will begin on Thursday in Camas, and continue through the weekend.
A focus on SAFETY
Jack Walker from the WSD Maintenance Department repaints the fire lane area at the Washougal High School parking lot.
School notes for Aug. 12, 2014
ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is seeking local host families for international high school boys and girls.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Herrera Beutler gives up apt in D.C. and sleeps in office
Congress is currently on summer recess, so presumably the Republican lawmaker is enjoying the comforts of her home in Camas.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
East county bridge pro, con committees in place
November's advisory vote on whether Clark County should pursue a third bridge across the Columbia River has its pro and con committees in place, meeting Thursday's deadline to do so.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Best of Seattle: Batshit Insane Buzzer-Beater
In southwest Washington basketball playoffs, Evergreen High of Vancouver trails Camas by two points with two seconds left.
Herrera Beutler, Dingethal advance in 3rd Congressional District
Incumbent Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, proved establishment Republicans still have sway in Southwest Washington as she garnered more votes than her two opponents, one with Tea Party leanings, in Tuesday's primary for the 3rd Congressional District.
Updated 8:36 p.m. - First primary results: Atkins, Gardner lead sheriff's race
Clark County voters today advanced Chuck Atkins and Shane Gardner to be the next sheriff and gave an endorsement to two-term Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Camas, who will face Democrat Bob Dingethal in November.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Mayor declares - Alexa Efraimson Appreciation Day'
Accomplished distance runner Alexa Efraimson is congratulated by Camas Mayor Scott Higgins on Monday night, following his proclamation that Friday, Aug. 8, would be "Alexa Efraimson Appreciation Day."
Music is in the air with Matt Mandrones
Matt Mandrones practices playing his violin at home in Camas. He said there is a poster of Einstein in his studio, because the physicist was a deep thinker and he played the violin.
Primary election ballots due today
Voters have until 8 p.m. to drop off their primary election ballot or have it postmarked for mail delivery.