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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Inslee updates guidance for religious and faith based organizations

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for religious and faith based organizations as part of Washington's Safe Start phased reopening plan.

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Inslee announces COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund now open for applications

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the Washington COVID-19 Immigrant Relief Fund is now open for applications.

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Washougal City Council Commits $100,000 in Relief Funding for Residents and Small Businesses

The Washougal City Council has allocated a portion of CARES Act funding to directly support residents and small businesses adversely effected by the COVID-19 pandemic through two new programs. Funding was authorized by Emergency Order 2020-08 that was ado...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Newly announced federal grant supports Safe Start projects and partnerships

Newly announced federal grant supports Safe Start projects and partnerships aimed at helping Washington state businesses restart, rebuild and become more resilient.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Inslee Announces Updates to Safe Start Reopening Plan

Gov. Jay Inslee has announced several updates to Washington's Safe Start reopening plan. The changes seek to align guidance and adjustments to regulations of several industries.

"We’re doing this now because we have had ongoing conversations with busi...

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Posted on: October 5, 2020

CARES Disbursement Application for Food Establishments

Clark County Councilors approved use of CARES funding to provide financial operational support to food establishments impacted by COVID-19 public health measures placed to prevent the spread of illness. Fund disbursement for each eligible food establishme...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Inslee issues guidance for miscellaneous venues

Gov. Jay Inslee today issued guidance for miscellaneous venues, including convention/conference centers, designated meeting spaces in hotels, events centers and other similar venues as part of Washington's Safe...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Inslee Updates Guidance for Agritourism

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for agritourism as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. 

Agritourism Guidance

Effective today, all agritourism activities are allowed to operate in Modified Phase 1 counti...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Inslee updates guidance for weddings and funerals

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for weddings and funerals as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. 

Wedding and Funeral Guidance

The update allows wedding and funeral receptions to resume, as long as they...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Inslee updates indoor fitness and training facility guidance

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for indoor fitness and training facilities as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. 

Effective today, indoor fitness and training facilities are allowed ...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Deadline Extended: Clark Co, City of Vancouver Partner w/ Mercy Corps NW to Help Small Businesses

News Release from Clark Co. WA Communications

*UPDATED 9/14/2020* Deadline for the small business grant applications from September 12th to September 25th

Vancouver, Wash. – As small business owners continue to grapple with the economic ramificati...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

CREDC Opens Applications for New Emergency Grants Available For Clark County Businesses

News Release from Columbia River Economic Development Council

VANCOUVER, Wash. (September 2, 2020) – The Columbia River Economic Development Council (CREDC) is accepting applications for the Clark County Main Street Support Program (CCMS...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Round 2: Working Washington Small Business Grants

Commerce has funded a second round of $10 million in grants to support small businesses with 20 or fewer employees. Grant amounts will not exceed $10,000 total per business and is made possible by the Federal CARES Act. Nonprofits are not eligible for thi...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Eviction Rent Assistance Program Now Available

Clark County Community Services - Vancouver, Wash. –  A new rent assistance program is available to assist tenants in Clark County who owe partial or full rent to their landlord in March 2020 or later. Households must also have an incom...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Local Relief for Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

The Rotary Club of Camas-Washouagl approved a PPE grant of $100 for local Camas and Washougal businesses to help purchase items they may need for their business. There are 25 grants available.If you are interested in receiving a grant please complete this...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Fingerprinting Services for CPLs Resume by Appointment Only

Fingerprinting for concealed pistol license (CPL) processing will resume Wednesday, July 8 by appointment only at Washougal Police Department. Moving forward, appointments will be scheduled on Wednesdays only until further notice. All applicants must wear...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Deadline to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans Extended to August 8

Last week, Congress approved legislation, signed into law on July 4, that extends the deadline to apply for forgivable Paycheck Protection Loans to August 8th. Small businesses, non-profits, independent contractors and other eligible borrowers are all enc...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

Use of Cloth Face Coverings Now Mandated in Most Public Areas

On June 23, Washington state Secretary of Health John Wiesman announced an order that mandates the use of cloth face coverings in most public areas. The order takes effect today, Friday, June 26.

The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) provides inf...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Deadline to Apply for PPP Loans and COVID Resources is Approaching

Paycheck Protection Loans

According to the Small Business Administration, June 30 is the last day small businesses in Southwest Washington may apply for forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Small businesses, non-profits, independent contract...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Steamboat Landing Dock Remains Closed

The Steamboat Landing dock will remain closed to the public until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community because adequate social distancing cannot be maintained on the narrow dock. 

The city has received several complain...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

City of Washougal Community Message #5 on COVID-19 Response - May 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 7, 2020

Greetings members of the Washougal Community. I hope this message finds you and your family well and coping as our community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic and we all continue to “Stay Home, Stay Healthy.&r...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

City of Washougal Parks Response to Governor Jay Inslee’s “Safe Start Washington” Plan

In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee’s easing of outdoor recreations restrictions announced April 27, the City of Washougal has begun implementing a phased approach to open some city parks and facilities. The first step has been to open Lower ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Inslee signs new COVID-19 order for phased re-opening of Washington's economy

Some businesses could re-open as early as this week under the new COVID-19 order signed by Gov. Jay Inslee today. The state’s “Safe Start” plan is a phased approach to re-opening Washington’s economy.

Under ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Take Advantage of E-Billing Options to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City of Washougal strongly encourages citizens to take advantage of E-billing and online payment options. These resources will eliminate the physical handling of paper bills, envelopes, cash and checks among mult...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Sandy Swimming Hole Park Closed to Limit Social Gatherings with Sunny Forecast Ahead

The City of Washougal Parks Department is responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency and related federal, state and city directives in order to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the community and our staff. It is critical to continue to ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

City of Washougal Parks Update for COVID-19 Response

The City of Washougal Parks Department is responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency and related federal, state and city directives in order to ensure the health, safety and well-being of the community and our staff. To ensure the safety of our ci...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Steamboat Landing Dock Temporarily Closed to Public

The Steamboat Landing dock has been temporarily closed to the public until further notice to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community. 

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Resources for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID 19

The City of Washougal supports businesses and their employees during this unprecedented time. With the assistance of our partners in the City of Vancouver, Clark County, the Greater Portland region, Washington State, and at the federal level, the city has...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant (WWSBEG)

Working Washington Small Business Emergency Grant (WWSBEG) is a new program offered by Governor Jay Inslee and administered by Department of Commerce to assist small businesses—with up to 10 FTEs—impacted by COVID-19 to survive and ret...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Washougal Community Message #4 on COVID-19 Response - April 3, 2020

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Greetings members of the Washougal Community. I’d like to provide you with an update on the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation as it relates to the Washougal community.

Yesterday, Governor Inslee issued a necessary extension of the “St...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of Washougal's Implementation of Governor's Order - March 26, 2020

According to Governor Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy Proclamation, in general, commercial and residential construction is not authorized because construction is not considered to be an essential activity.

However, there are a few exceptions:

  • Con...
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Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Washougal Community Message #3 on COVID-19 Response - March 24, 2020

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Greetings members of the Washougal Community. I hope this message finds you and your family well and coping with the changes we are all experiencing as our community responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. As you know, the situation regarding our national and ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Washougal Parks and Public Safety Update

Effective immediately, all City of Washougal playgrounds, sports courts/fields, and picnic shelters are closed. This will last until at least April 30. The City will be in continued contact with Clark County Public Health to evaluate our options ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Washougal Updates Public Meeting Process in Response to COVID-19

To comply with Governor Inslee’s order regarding social distancing, the City of Washougal has made several changes to their public meetings. For Monday, March 23, the council will hold its normally scheduled Washougal City Council workshop and m...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Washougal Community Message #2 on COVID-19 Response - March 16, 2020

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 16, 2020

Greetings members of the Washougal Community. The situation regarding our national and state response to COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. Earlier today, Governor Inslee announced new measures to contain the spread of COVID-...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Washougal Community Message on COVID-19 Response

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 13, 2020

Greetings members of the Washougal Community. The City of Washougal is taking steps to contain the spread of coronavirus as well as preparing for further actions as they are needed. We understand and empathize with the g...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Washougal Police Department Lobby Temporarily Closed to Public

The City of Washougal is taking steps to contain the spread of coronavirus as well as preparing for further actions as they are needed. The Washougal Police Department lobby will be closed until further notice. Additionally, the department will no longer ...

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