Camas has gentrified into an amazing place. Consider this: old time parks and ball fields, an idyllic downtown with open air dining and brewpubs, nicely curated boutiques, one of the best school systems on the West Coast, civic pride and cleanliness. As a previous poster noted, there used to be odors from the old mill but those days have long passed as is evidenced by the amazing rise is property values and million dollar homes at every turn. Stunning views of the river and city lights are abundant. It is safe, friendly, growing by leaps and bounds (I have mixed feelings about this) but all in all, a truly wonderful place to call home. I live literally 11 minutes door to door from the airport over the bridge and have yet to be awakened by any flight noise but I do hear, once in a while, a train call in the distance which I find more charming than anything else. It is the best of all worlds: access to foodie mecca Portland, several little local downtowns in Clark County each with interesting vibes, restaurants, galleries, etc., no state income taxes this side of the river, considerably less traffic gridlock here and the addition of a new downtown facelift in Vancouver with high rise buildings, a suspended pier, ever more restaurants, riverside walking trails, a new amphitheater, hotel, restaurants, shops and miscellaneous retail on the 192nd St landing. We are ranked as one of the healthiest real estate markets in the USA for good reason. This factors in not only livability, but also home price stability over the long haul. We remain, for the time being, one of the few affordable, high quality housing markets on the west coast. I have lived here almost 16 years and it just seems to keep getting better and better.