Bald Eagle festival has large variety of activities

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Director Paige Lake said earlier this month that if she wanted to build excitement for an event, it needed to start with her. That philosophy paid off for this year's...

Town seeks solution to sewer plant problem

Town of Cathlamet officials may well wonder when work on their new waste water treatment plant will be completed. On Monday, they voted to declare the project contract completed and release the contractor retainage bond. However, the plant's drying...

PUD board discusses water merger poll

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met Tuesday morning to listen to reports and discuss the language in a public poll about a possible water system merger with the Town of Cathlamet. Customer Service Representative Lia Sealund gave an...

Council to study fire truck financing

The Cathlamet Fire Department wants to buy a new fire truck, but when presented with a financing plan, members of the town council put on the brakes at their monthly meeting on Monday. Fire Chief Vernon Barton has proposed buying a demonstration...

Special meeting set for school budget

July means it’s time to tackle the budget at the Wahkiakum School District. This year Superintendent Bob Garrett did not have time to prepare the 2017-2018 budget for the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors because it arrived the same...

The Eagle Calendar

July 20 through July 27, 2017 THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior...

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on July 18. Before the regular meeting, a special meeting was held for a hearing on the proposed 2017-18 school operating budget. The board then completed...

2017 Bald Eagle Parade Judging Results

ATV's and Motorcycles 1. Damion and Dominic Curl on a four wheeler. Antique Cars 1. Lemmie and Wanda Rockford, 1932 Packard. 2. Dave Mosteller, 1978 Corvette Indy Pace Car. Other entries 1. Horse Lovin' Girls, Kaelee Paulsen and Marcie Dunham. 2....

Charles Sorenson

Charles R. "Bob" Sorenson, 77, of Puget Island, died July 14, 2017 at SWWA Medical Center in Vancouver. He was a resident of Puget Island for 29 years. He was born in Yakima on August 24,1939 and after high school he joined the Coast Guard. He had...

Death Notice for George Coulter

Longtime Cathlamet resident George Coulter, 77, died July 16, 2017 at Hospice care center in Longview. A full obituary will follow next week. Dowling Funeral Home of Cathlamet is in charge of...

Wahkiakum Events

July 22 Silver Buckle Series; Skamokawa Fairgrounds Patty Dursteler; – 360 795-3480 August 5-6 Wooden Boat Festival, Cathlamet: Elochoman Slough Marina, Julius Dalzell, – 503 484-7103 17-19 Wahkiakum County Fair, Skamokawa Fairgrounds,...

Sheriff's office sponsoring National Night Out Aug. 1

The Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Department is sponoring the annual National Night Out event to be held August 1. National Night Out is a community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our...

Fairgrounds improvements

Above: Volunteers are preparing to paint the T-Building at the Fairgrounds in Skamokawa for the coming 2017 Wahkiakum County Fair and Neil Beerbower, in silhouette, can be seen here, putting up...

Friday is last day to get animals registered for fair

BEEN WARM--By the time you read this, you may have experienced a little drizzle this morning, but forecasters weren't sure, and if it were to show up, it wouldn't be much. While some areas haven't had any sprinkles, we did manage a few last week...

Naselle schools seek Mandarin teacher hosts

News from Naselle: The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District is looking for two host families for their two new College Board Mandarin teachers. These teachers will arrive on July 29. For more information please contact Quinn Donlon, Principal...

Hobie Cats at Vista Park this weekend

Hobie Cat enthusiasts will be at Vista Park in Skamokawa this weekend. The one or two person catamarans will begin racing at noon on Saturday and at 11 a.m. on Sunday. Participants in the sport have enjoyed coming to the park for more than 20...

Entertainment News

On Friday, July 21, at the Skamokawa Grange there will be a July Open Mic Music Night #4. Musicians and singers are invited to share their talents, everyone is invited to listen and enjoy many types of music. Admission is free. Sign-up to play at...

Prevention of underage drinking is important

To The Eagle: In a recent local survey conducted through Wahkiakum Community Network, statistics indicated that 51 percent of people surveyed believe police don’t enforce underage drinking.” This mentality causes a great concern for two...

Trump committing class warfare

To The Eagle: A couple of issues ago, a writer closed his commentary with “so far Donald Trump has done more good than harm.” Well jeepers. Anyone in an executive position whose chief qualifications are a huge ego and TV soundbite literacy can...

Pastor says goodbye to local community

To The Eagle: I am eternally grateful for the Wahkiakum community. When my family and I moved to Puget Island four years ago we didn’t know what to expect. However, as pastor of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church I knew I had a responsibility to...

Writer responds

To the Eagle: Memo to Writer Roberts: Re: DDT (the polemic, not the pesticide). Hebdomadal? Eschew immanentizing the eschaton? Howard Brawn Puget...

Sheriff's Report, July 20, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: July 10 - 10:11 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that a...

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