Current News & Events

Two Rivers Heritage Museum
1 Durgan Street, Washougal, WA

The Camas-Washougal Historical Society recently celebrated the reopening of the Two Rivers Heritage Museum. New exhibits include a message pole for trains from the old Camas Train Depot, a rural one room schoolhouse common in our community in the early 1900s and a new show of images from the early years of Camas and Washougal.This is a wonderful experience for the whole family. For more information go to earlycamas

Smile Across America Campaign
International Day of Happiness March 20

Fifty-six billboards with positive messages aiming to spread joy, optimism and inspiration are popping up this week in 41 cities across the U.S.  The billboards are part of Smile Across America, a national campaign from The Joy Team (a positive non-profit based in Vancouver, WA) and Natural Life to help Americans celebrate and rekindle their inner joy in honor of International Day of Happiness on March 20th. This year will focus on kindness and acceptance.

Vancouver's own Michele Larson is the founder of The Joy Team. The billboards inspire people, make them smile, and help them celebrate. We can all use a day of happiness so lets smile and greet our neighbors on this special day. All the billboards will remain for 4 weeks so we'll have time to celebrate happiness and maybe carry the good feelings forward for the rest of 2017. smileacrossamerica

National Women’s History Month 
March 2017 Theme 
“Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business” 

The 2017 theme for National Women’s History Month honors women who have successfully challenged the role of women in both business and the paid labor force. Women have always worked, but often their work has been undervalued and unpaid.

Women important in the history of our area will be honored in a special exhibit by local artist Hilarie Couture, called Founding Mothers: Portraits of Progress. The exhibit will be on display at the Fort Vancouver Visitor Center for the entire month.

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Recent Updates On Your HOA Board

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We are very happy to welcome three new board members.

  • Janine Smith
  • Mark Guthrie
  • Martin Elzingre

Other results from the Annual HOA Meeting:

  • Voted to waive a professional independent audit this year.
  • Voted to reject the 2017 & 2018 budgets.

Watch this space for more information on the annual board meeting and upcoming events.


The Legacy of the Restore Lacamas Shores team

The Board's handling of the recent lawsuit against the HOA raises questions that need to be addressed.
Ontkean Lawsuit Settlement Concerns
Comments and discussion on the forum in the Owner's section.

Synopsis of Recent Board Meetings:

Below is the latest synopsis of the January 16 Board Meeting. I generally don’t editorialize in the synopsis, but sometimes comments require clarification. My comments are in red. If you would like to comment or post your opinions/thoughts, please post to the online Forum.
Synopsis of January 16, 2017 Board Minutes
Synopsis of November 28, 2016 Board Minutes
Synopsis of October 17, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of September 19, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of August 22, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of July 25, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of June 27, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of May 5, 2016 Working Board Meeting
Synopsis of May 16, 2016 Board Meeting
Synopsis of April 18, 2016 Board Meeting

ACTIONS speak LOUDER than Words...

All homeowners are encouraged to attend the Board meetings. WHY? To make sure financial decisions are made that benefit the majority of homeowners, not a minority. To find out latest board actions, please read the review below.
ACTIONS Speak LOUDER than Words!

ATTENTION Lacamas Shores Homeowners

There’s an important article regarding the HOA posted in the LS Owners section of this website, titled, Mass Exodus Signals Trouble. It’s important that all owners read this! 
Also as concerned homeowners of Lacamas Shores, we are compelled to keep the homeowners informed of the current Board’s slate of projects, activities, and actions that can have a significant impact on our community and HOA funds. Evaluate for yourself, the effectiveness of this current leadership and their alignment with our collective best interests.

Proposed Changes to the HOA/City Maintenance Agreement
Please read answer to the proposed re-negotiation of our maintenance understanding with the City of Camas.
Answer to the RLS/HOA Board Announcement, August 17, 2016



VIEWS Archives

The VIEWS newsletter was published bi-monthly in the past. New publication dates will be announced by the current board. Enjoy reading the history of Lacamas Shores in past issues.
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