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Parents, communities can help stop teen drinking tragedies

by dstudio21

  • Posted on February 17, 2015

  • News

The efforts of several individuals who are concerned about minors’ access to electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices, as well as the display of drug paraphernalia, could pay off with new ordinances in Washougal. Maddie Gregory, a senior at Washougal High School, told City Council members during their Feb. 9 workshop she is worried that…



Washougal considers vapor device restrictions

by dstudio21

  • Posted on February 17, 2015

  • News

The efforts of several individuals who are concerned about minors’ access to electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices, as well as the display of drug paraphernalia, could pay off with new ordinances in Washougal. Maddie Gregory, a senior at Washougal High School, told City Council members during their Feb. 9 workshop she is worried that…



Parenting workshops put an emphasis on communication

by dstudio21

  • Posted on October 7, 2014

  • News

A local nonprofit is hoping to offer parents useful tools for staying connected to their children as they transition into the teen years. Unite Washougal Community Coalition’s, “Guiding Good Choices” is a free, five-week workshop aimed at improving family communication and preparing for middle and high school. “These workshops are a great way to be…



Uniting for Prevention

by dstudio21

  • Posted on June 24, 2014

  • News

To “unite” is defined as joining, combining or incorporating to form a single unit. There is a reason this descriptive term is included in the name of the organization that is made up of a diverse group of members who work together to “support youth, encourage families, enrich community and guide healthy choices.” UNITE! Washougal…



School district forming coalition for health

by dstudio21

  • Posted on May 15, 2012

  • News

In an effort to define what makes a healthy community, Washougal has been selected for a statewide grant that will focus on prevention and intervention. It is one of two cities in Clark County, and 12 in the state, that were chosen for the 4-year Prevention Redesign Initiative. “Washougal was selected based on community readiness…



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