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Economic Development

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

This post is in response to an inaccurate editorial that appeared in a local opinion blog....

"It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so". Mark Twain

"I was surprised to read a dour report on a recent conversation regarding job creation at PCW. I’d invited him to coffee in the hopes of an open discussion and an opportunity to share…

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Port Recognized by Vancouver Business Journal

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

In a recent article in the Vancouver Business Journal, editor Megan Patrick-Vaughn describes how the Port is "leveraging the land" by creating the infrastructure for future development and business growth. This effort, combined with creating recreational opportunities for the community are at the heart of what makes the Port district a benefit to the community. It's great to see this recognition for all of the hard work that's taking place and nice to see this acknowledgement by the local business…

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Earth Day and Arbor Day

Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Port staff and children plant a Dawn Redwood tree.

As a way to recognize our stewardship over the environment, the Port planted a "Metasequoia Glytostroboides," also known as a Dawn Redwood tree in the park adjacent to the waterfront marina. The tree planting coincided with Earth Day,…

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Lady Washington Coming to the Port

Monday, May 04, 2009

Lady Washington

The aptly-named "Tall Ships" better known as the Lady Washington and the Hawaiian Chieftain will be coming to the Port of Camas Washougal on June 14-15. Launched in 1989, The Lady Washington is the official ship of the State of Washington and will be available, along with…

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Port Reader Board

Monday, April 27, 2009

Port Reader Board near Highway 14

The beauty of our nation's Constitution is that the First Amendment allows free speech to all citizens. This means that we protect the right of citizens to voice their opinions in a public forum. This holds true for public meetings, personal blogs, newsletters, TV channels, Internet videos…

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The rumors of my death are greatly exaggerated…

Monday, April 20, 2009

This famous quote from author Mark Twain seems appropriate considering my first notice of joining the Port appeared in the local newspaper, along with a photo, on the obituary page!

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