CAMAS — While the workforce at the Camas paper mill has declined this year due to layoffs, so too has the amount of land Georgia-Pacific owns in the city, as the company recently donated about 181 acres to Camas.
If you’ve never seen a helicopter take off, it’s something to behold. No matter how many action movies you’ve watched, there’s a visceral thrill to seeing it in person: the high-pitched whine as the engine comes to life, the sharp stench of jet fuel, the sheer force of the wind kicked up by the rotor, ruining hairdos and making breathing impossible. And when the helicopter leaves the ground, it looks like a special effect.
Standing at the prow of the Grant Street Pier suspended above the Columbia River, Barry Cain took on an aura of a conductor facing the orchestra. Cain, the developer of The Waterfront Vancouver, relished the crescendo.
After more than a decade of planning, fundraising and construction, Vancouver’s Waterfront Park is nearly ready for its debut. Among its multitude of features, the park will ultimately provide Vancouver what’s being billed as Washington’s front door.
The former chief financial officer of Vancouver-based Barrett Business Services was indicted Wednesday and accused of misrepresenting millions of dollars in filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, then personally profiting from those misstatements.
Port of Camas-Washougal officials took the next step toward waterfront development this month when they sent out a request for proposal for plans to build out the 26.5 acres it owns east of Waterfront Park.