A passer-by told dispatchers that someone was using a hose to spray water on the fire. But when the first fire engine arrived eight minutes later, no one was in the area of the house, which was fully engulfed in flames, said Clark County Fire & Rescue Chief John Nohr.
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.
It’s been 22 years since Washington’s 18th Legislative District had a Democrat in the state House of Representatives. But if the party is lucky, it could potentially score a double play on Election Day, sending two Democrats to Olympia and turning a longtime red district blue.
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.
With just one week to go in this month, it is quite possible we see no more measurable rainfall, as high pressure will be the dominant feature. The cold front that came through Friday night left only trace amounts here in the city. One light shower Saturday brought 0.01 inch of rain. There was a bit more rain to our north and in the foothills.
Clark Public Utilities had a problem. It needed to replace a water main that connected wells in Salmon Creek Regional Park to a pipeline network to the north, but to get there it had to traverse Salmon Creek and a steep bluff to the north.