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Grown in meadows and marshes, the Camas lily was harvested in mid-summer and prepared for eating, cooking in primitive baking pits, first being wrapped in swamp grass before contact with hot stones. When the cooked bulbs were dry, they were reduced to a flour from which bread could be made. When boiled in water, the bulbs yielded a molasses that was treasured for use on important festival occasions. Indians called the flower the KAMASS.
 

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  • City Council Vacancy for Ward #2

    Dec 08, 2014

    Deadline to Apply for Council Vacancy: January 9, 2015 The City of Camas is now accepting applications from Camas residents to fill a vacancy on the City Council. The term of the vacated Council position will commence once a candidate is appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. The City of Camas operates under a Council-Mayor form of government. The seven member City Council serves as the legislative body of the City. The Council is responsible for setting policy, adopting the annual budget, adopting laws, determining the services the City provides and the funding levels for those services, and confirming the Mayor's appointments of citizens to its advisory boards, commissions and committees. The duties of a City Councilmember will likely involve an average minimum commitmen…

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Mission Statement

The City of Camas commits to preserving its heritage, sustaining and enhancing a high quality of life
for all its citizens and developing the community to meet the challenges of the future.

We take pride in preserving a healthful environment while promoting economic growth. We encourage citizens to participate in government and community, assisting the City in its efforts to provide quality services consistent with their desires and needs.

  • Camas 2035 Survey

    Dec 18, 2014

      Camas 2035 is a citywide process to envision our desired future.  Over the past four months, you and your neighbors have shared what you value mo…

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  • Free Sand and Sand Bags Available at the City of Camas Operations Center

    Dec 18, 2014

    Should you need to protect your home from encroaching rain, free sand and sand bags are available for Camas residents. Bags and sand can be picked up…

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  • Recycling Block Foam and Old Electronics Collection On January 3, 2015

    Dec 14, 2014

    Clark County residents can start the year out by recycling clean block foam from holiday presents from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at C-T…

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  • Street Light Response

    Dec 09, 2014

    The City of Camas has experienced a high volume of street lights out, which has been increased by the recent wind storm. Our Street Department handles…

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  • City Council Vacancy for Ward #2

    Dec 08, 2014

    Deadline to Apply for Council Vacancy: January 9, 2015 The City of Camas is now accepting applications from Camas residents to fill a vacancy on the…

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Upcoming Events

Mon Dec 22 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Winter Break Camp
Mon Dec 22 @ 9:30AM - 10:30AM
Baby Boot Camp
Mon Dec 22 @10:30AM -
Baby Storytime @ the Library
Mon Dec 22 @ 2:00PM -
Winter Break Movies @ the Library
Tue Dec 23 @ 9:00AM - 03:00PM
Winter Break Camp

Mayor Higgins' Blog 



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