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

Brady, Cothren reject late budget proposals

Wait and see. That was the message from the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners to public officials making late requests for changes in the 2018 budgets. Prosecuting Attorney Dan Bigelow and...

Garrett resigning as superintendent

Wahkiakum School District Superintendent Bob Garrett announced his resignation at a special Board of Director’s meeting on Tuesday. “I have and continue to love my work and have so appreciated the opportunity to serve you, our staff, student...

New H&HS director looks to provide better benefits

Chris Bischoff may have started in his new position as director of Wahkiakum Health and Human Services in late October, but he can already speak articulately and at length about the services provided ...

Chamber seeks listings for 2018 event calendar

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is assembling its 2018 event calendar and asks organizations to notify them of next year's events. Please include: Date--month/day, Title of event, Time, if applicable, Place, Name of coordinator, and Contact phone...

Woman's Club honors Keysers' citizenship

Puget Island residents Ralph and Helen Keyser were recently named the Womans Club Citizens of the Year for their community service. Ralph Keyser and Helen Loberg were born and raised in Wahkiakum...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

Service for Wayne Olsen

A service will be held for Wayne Olsen on Sunday, December 17, 2 p.m., at Dowling Chapel, Cathlamet. His full obituary was published November 9,...

Band to perform in Astoria

A Wahkiakum band, Giants in the Trees, has a show coming up at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria. The concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., on December 30. Tickets are $20 and are available at...

Redmen Hall to close for winter on December 18

COLD ENOUGH?--We've dried out recently but with that dryness came some bone-chilling temperatures here in our neck of the woods. I am not a lover of the 20-something temps but I have loved the blue sky and sunshine that warmed things up to the 40s!...

On a night before Christmas

Grays River Grange #124 held their annual Christmas potluck with caroling, gift exchanges, numerous raffle drawings, and a visit from Santa. The food was sensational as well with a large variety of...

Robotics teams competed

The Wahkiakum 4-H Robotics Club traveled to Camas to compete in two competitions: Kids ages 9-13 competed in the First Lego League (FLL) Competition and Kids 14-18 competed in the First Tech...

Wahkiakum Events

By the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce December 31 New Year's Eve Party Grays River Valley Center, 360...

Local veterans share their stories

Wahkiakum resident Bob Roche took advantage of an invitation to a Veteran's Discussion with District 3's Jaime Herrera Beutler, and Tennessee Congressman Phil Roe on Saturday, November 18, to share...

Fort Clatsop holiday happenings scheduled

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park will offer special programs about the Corps of Discovery's winter at Fort Clatsop on the days following Christmas. Starting December 26, Fort Clatsop will feature scheduled living history programs by park...

Variety of outdoor adventures on tap during the holiday season

Despite the winter chill, Washingtonians have plenty of reasons to head outdoors during the holidays. Seasonal fisheries are underway throughout the state, waterfowl hunting is in full swing and birders are gearing up for some prime viewing...

GHHS seeking new leaders

This winter, Grays Harbor Historical Seaport is seeking new leaders to help steer the organization into the future. The 30 year old nonprofit has been operating since 1986, and put out the call this month for additional board members to join the...

Officers are appreciated

To The Eagle: We would like to express appreciation to the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Department for their help recently. Our daughter, visiting over Thanksgiving weekend, locked her keys in her Jeep. A call to the sheriff's department brought two...

Sheriff's Corner

I am pleased to announce that the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office is coordinating a Shop With a Cop Program this year. Thanks to donors, Emergency Manager Beau Renfro, and the STARS volunteers we are making this wish a reality. On Saturday...

Lady Mules win four straight games

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team proved to be hard to beat at home after sweeping four teams in competition this week. Last Wednesday, the Lady Mules clobbered Winlock 71-9. "I thought the...

Mule boys lose to Toledo, Toutle Lake

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team lost two league games this week. Last Thursday, the Mules traveled to Toledo and lost a close one 46-40. Zach Brown hit a double double with 21 points and 14...

Peacock receives soccer honors

Grace Peacock, who graduated from Wahkiakum High School in 2016, was recently named to the Northwest Athletic Conference Soccer All Star Team. Not bad for a young woman who didn't get to play the...

Sheriff's Report, December 14, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 3 — 2:17 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Rosburg resident who had fallen. 3:51 p.m. A...

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