The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

 
Town council boosts property tax

Town council boosts property tax

Members of the Cathlamet Town Council on Monday reconvened their recessed November 17 session to act on a resolution raising property taxes. The council voted 4-0 (Council Member Wally Wright was...

WDFW looking for volunteers for steelhead group

Officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife held a meeting Thursday, November 20 in Cathlamet to inform residents of an opportunity to join a workgroup that will give input towards the development of a management plan for...

County budget ready for review

Wahkiakum County commissioners will hold their annual public hearing on their 2015 budgets next Monday, 10 a.m. in the commission's meeting room. Commissioners went into the budget preparation process thinking they were looking at a revenue...

Buennagels mark 10 years in pizza

To celebrate 10 years of Sharon's Pizza, owner Sharon Buennagel and her family will have an anniversary party with cake and free pizza on Saturday, December 6 from 1-4 in their restaurant. Throughout ...

Health exchange enrollment now underway

Individuals and families looking for health insurance this fall have 15 insurers and 230 health plans to choose from starting Saturday, Nov. 15. According to a news release from the Washington State Office Insurance Commissioner's Office, the...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Happy Thanksgiving! FRIDAY Book Club, Community Senior Center, Main St., 10 a.m.-Noon. NA Meeting, River of Life Church, 45 Main St., 5 p.m. Celebrate Recovery, Cathlamet Christian Fellowship Church, 6 p.m. Westside Parent Support Group,...

William J. Pratt

Naselle resident William J. “Bill” Pratt, 82, died in Astoria on November 2, 2014. A native of Govan, Saskatchewan, Canada, he was born there on November 10, 1931, the son of James and Vera Pratt. Bill grew up in Canada where he received his...

Death Notice for Sarah E. Pfeifer

Sarah Ellen Pfeifer, 91, of Henderson, NV formerly of Cathlamet, WA. died on Nov 22, 2014 at her home in Nevada. A graveside service will be held on Monday, Dec 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery in Cathlamet. Dowling Funeral Home is in...

Fall montage

Wind, leaves and needles combine for a fall...

FOS open house this Friday

WILD ONE--We certainly had some excitement last Sunday morning as we had a tornado alert for our area! I was certainly happy to hear that the alert was canceled, but with the lightning flashing in front of us and the thunder shaking my windows, and...

Holiday open house set for Friday

Redmen Hall will present a Holiday Open House the day after Thanksgiving, Friday November 28, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The holiday celebration will continue through that weekend and the following two weekends (Thursday - Sunday) from 12 noon to 4...

Westend Food Bank opening Thursdays

News from Naselle: Students will return to classes on Monday following the Thanksgiving holiday. Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Monday, boys basketball with Montesano in Naselle at 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday, boys and girls...

WDFW seeks nominations for Fish Policy Advisory Group

WDFW seeks nominations for Fish Policy Advisory Group OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking nominations through Dec. 31 for membership on the Inland Fish Policy Advisory Group. Up to 15 qualified individuals...

WDFW seeks nominations to advisory group on implementation of state's Hydraulic Code

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking nominations to a citizen group responsible for advising the department on implementation of the state's Hydraulic Code, which is designed to protect fish life in Washington...

Public comment sought on transportation plan

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) invites the public to comment on the draft Southwest Washington Coordinated Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP). The HSTP is a planning document that identifies the transportation needs of...

Couple opens music studio in Cathlamet

The new On the Rock Music Studio occupies an inviting room facing Una Street in Cathlamet. The piano and a large drum set dwarf a few guitars hanging from the walls, including an electric one for...

Holiday sale to be held in Longview

The Artisan Guild of Mt St Helens announces their Holiday Sale will be held Thursday and Friday, December 4 and 5. The sale will be held at Cassava's, corner of 14th and Broadway, Longview from 10 to 5 each day. Artisan guild members will offer a...

Basic training graduate

Army PVT. Austin L. Burns has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. He is now continuing his advanced individual training in Virginia. He is the son of Kim Burns and Les Burns and a 2014 graduate of...

Living well event was well received

To The Eagle: The 2nd Annual Living Well in Wahkiakum resource event was held on November 5 at the Grays River Valley Center in Rosburg. This event brought together resources like DSHS, Peace Health, NorthWest Justice, 911, Area on Aging and...

Olsen retires, Souvenir takes over as Mules' basketball coach

Todd Souvenir has taken over coaching duties for the Wahkiakum Mules boy's basketball team, making this the first time in 18 years that Coach Bill Olsen hasn't shown up for practice. "I find myself...

Signing day

Wahkiakum High School senior Baylee Olsen received congratulations from family, teammates and classmates November 19 as she signed a letter of intent to play for the St. Martin's Saints basketball...

Sheriff's Report, November 27, 2014

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 17 — 2:56 p.m. A possible DUI was reported on SR 4 in the Rosedale area. 3:36 p.m. A Puget Island...

 
 
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