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

 
Corps, county present plan for Island sand

Corps, county present plan for Island sand

Wahkiakum County and the US Army Corps of Engineers plan to team up with Puget Island residents to sponsor and finance placement of dredged sand on eroding shoreline. The erosion is a recurring...

Commissioners hear Chamber report

Wahkiakum County commissioners heard a report from the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce and handled other items of business Tuesday. Chamber Executive Director Ashley Turner said Chamber events and activities in the past year have shown success....

WWII vet Bob Larson part of Honor Flight

Bob Larson of Grays River answered an ad expressing interest in being part of the Honor Flight Network, which flies World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. in honor and appreciation for their...

Local group providing internet service

Frustration with poor internet service in the county spurred a group of local residents with the interest and know how to start up their own service, Smoky Waters Communications. They are on the verge of delivering that service to Cathlamet and...

Fish & Wildlife commission updating hydraulics

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider approving an update of the state’s hydraulic code rules and will conduct a public hearing on a proposed Willapa Bay salmon-management plan at a meeting scheduled Nov. 7-8 in Olympia. The...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Financial Management, Community Senior Center, 100 Main St., 10 a.m. - Noon. Grays River Fire Department, open meeting, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. TOPS (Take...

Sheriff's Report

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 20 — 9:40 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Rosedale business when a visitor tried to open the door; a...

What you need for a disaster

The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office Department of Emergency Management (DEM) is happy to announce that October is Washington State Disaster Preparedness Month. Each week in October I have discussed a different aspect of how you and your family...

Public meetings scheduled to discuss salmon management

OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has scheduled seven public meetings this fall and winter to discuss and develop a new draft policy for managing salmon fisheries in Willapa Bay. The policy, along with the previously...

Summer trapping nets 27 gypsy moths in Washington

OLYMPIA – The gypsy moth—a destructive forest pest that causes millions of dollars of damage each year in the U.S.—showed up again in Washington this past summer. The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) caught 27 gypsy moths in...

Orval Ray Runkle

Orval Runkle passed away October 22, 2014, from a long bout with Alzheimer’s disease. He was born to Lona and Claude Runkle in 1927 in Colorado. Ray lived most of his life in Danville, Calif. He joined the Navy when he was 17 and was on a...

Exchange student savors local living

Kaiyuan "Kent" Cheng has only been here a couple months, but it's long enough to know he's sold on the weather, and not so much on the food. You can call him Kent, but at home you would greet him...

Workshop offered on homemade gift ideas for the holidays

Workshop offered on homemade gift ideas for the holidays On November 18, at noon, join in the fun as representatives from the WSU Extension Master Gardener, 4-H and Clothing and Textile programs share their favorite homemade gift ideas from the...

Fish preservation workshop offered

Learn the basics of preserving fish on November 19 at the Grays River Grange. The workshop begins at 5:30 p.m. Participants will be provided an opportunity to pressure can salmon and prepare a dish using Columbia River canned salmon. Funding for...

Lots of Halloween activities taking place

WILD ONE--Once again, we've had some nasty weather and it gave some of us yet another opportunity to gauge how ready we are for further winter storms that are sure to come. While I was prepared for a lot worse on Saturday, I was terribly thankful...

Annual Halloween celebration this Friday

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week include: Thursday (today), volleyball with Wishkah in Naselle at 7 p.m. and it is Senior Night as well; Friday, football with...

What's happening at the Fair?

The Halloween Carnival and Haunted House open tonight at 5 p.m. Jason Rainey and his volunteers have made my cow barn into a Haunted House. It will never be the same. I promise if you come you will leave scared. There are lots of ghosts and scary...

Gluten Free Support Group to meet

The November meeting of the Gluten Free Support Group, formerly the Gluten Intolerant Group of Southwest Washington, will be held Saturday, November 8 from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Public Safety Complex at the Clark County Fairgrounds, 505 NW 179th...

Fair Foundation raffle winners announced

The Wahkiakum Fair Foundation thanks everyone who supported their summer raffle. The grand prize winner was Damaris Blalock. Secondary prizes went to Serene Carroll, Ginger Schmitz, Joe Blalock, R. Humphries and Shawn Hogarty. The Foundation is...

SWEDC Board announces quarterly meeting

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) on behalf of the Southwest Washington Economic Development Commission (SWEDC) is providing notice of a quarterly meeting of the SWEDC Board on November 12, 2014, 11:30—1:00, at Parker’s...

State fair results announced

Wahkiakum 4-H was well represented at the Washington State Fair held in Puyallup. Results are as follows: Abigail Moten: Gardening: 10 Blue, 2 Red, Special Award of Merit; Rabbit: 2 Blue; Creative Arts: 1 Blue, 1 Red; Food Preservation: 3 Blue, 1...

Watch those Mules!

To The Eagle: How did it happen? Last Friday evening the Mules got off to a slow start, until about four minutes were left in the game. Then a second touchdown that made it 12 to 13. They got possession about the time for the two minute warning. It...

Mini Mules win championship

Much like the tornado earlier in the week, the Wahkiakum Mini-Mules Youth Football tore through Kelso, ripping through the previously undefeated Longview Youth Football (Longshore) team for a 30-6 win. The triumph capped a perfect league season of...

Mules edge Vikings on game ending score

Joey Moore caught a 5-yard pass from Gunnar Blix as time expired to give the Wahkiakum Mules an 18-13 win over the visiting Mossyrock Vikings. The Mules battled adversity all game as steady rain made ...

Mule netters dump Loggers, T-wolves

The Wahkiakum Mule volleyball team won two more matches this week, making them 6-2 in league and 11-2 overall. The Lady Mules beat the Lady Loggers in Onalaska in three sets on Monday, 25-19, 25-18,...

 
 
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