4-H Super Saturday

This weekend, Wahkiakum County 4-H held their annual Super Saturday event at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds in Skamokawa. The event was open to everyone. There were classes throughout the day on...

County's real estate market tightens up

It’s still early, but as of last Monday, there were only 22 homes available for sale at real estate offices in Wahkiakum County, according to Kay Cochran of Lower Columbia Realty. Last year, Wahkiakum County realtors sold 65 residential...

Commissioners work to allay concerns over dredging impacts

Wahkiakum County officials continue to wrestle with issues surrounding their effort to set up a long term dredge spoils disposal program for eroding beaches. Acting as commissioners for flood zone control districts (FZCD), commissioners are...

Clarifications

Local building officials have asked for a clarification regarding last week's article about a garage constructed too close to a neighbor's house. The article said, "Years ago, a neighbor constructed a garage and put the back wall three feet from...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7...

Leonard Vaughn

Leonard McKinley Vaughn, Jr., 84, of Naselle, Washington, passed away peacefully at Willapa Health & Rehab Center, Raymond, Washington on Sunday, April 2, 2017. Leonard was born to Leonard and...

Pauline Thacker

Pauline (Pat) O. Cass Thacker, 91, of Skamokawa, died at the Frontier Care Center in Longview on April 16, 2017 after a short illness. She was born in Salkum, Washington on May 11, 1925 to Ernest C....

Death Notice for Georgia Fluckiger

Georgia "Jo" Fluckiger 82, lifelong Cathlamet resident, died on April 25, 2017 at her home on Puget Island. A full obituary will follow at a later date. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of...

Waterfront park plan group meets today

The Cathlamet Waterfront Park Planning Group will meet today (Thursday), 1-3 p.m., in the River Street Meeting Room, Cathlamet. On the agenda are: • News and updates from the group; • Brief run-through of concept plan; • Dividing sections up...

Local creamery focus of Portland podcast

PRETTY DAMP--After a gorgeous day last Friday, which saw temperatures climb clear up to 70 degrees, the weekend was nothing at all like that! We were back to the rain and the gloom and the doom and some windy moments as well! The only thing I can...

FOS presents new exhibit May 14

Friends of Skamokawa at Redmen Hall will present a new exhibit on Mother's Day, Sunday May 14. ‘The Wonderful Women of Wahkiakum County' presents the craft work of four groups representative of the talented women in this county. The groups are...

Little Mermaid show, salad lunch just ahead

Can we believe the weatherman? Are we going to get a drying out period? Cross our fingers for at least a bit of respite from the muddy fields and driveways this weekend. News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week: Thursday, high school...

Warriors and Widows Salmon Derby to be held in August

The 3rd Annual Warriors and Widows Salmon Derby is scheduled for August 30 and 31. This year 35 Warriors from the Warrior Transition Battalion at Joint Base Lewis McCord and widows will again fish with 10 firemen, sheriff’s deputies and state...

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Hope everyone had a wonderful Easter. I would like to thank all donors who made the Easter Bingo a success. Also a huge thank you to all who volunteered their time. Once again this was a huge success. The next event...

John C. Thomas announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

The following students earned a place on the 3rd quarter honor roll of John C. Thomas Middle School. 8th grade – 4.0 – Kaden Anderson, Logan LaBerge, Jake Leitz, Daniel Martin, Ashden Niemeyer, Tucker Thomas and Ellie Wiltse-Hiatt. 3.2 – 3.95...

Lions club announces winners of Easter Egg Hunt

"It was a nice sunny day and we had as many as 100 children turn out for the annual Easter Egg Hunt," said Carol McClain, Lions Club member. Each child finding a prize egg received an Easter basket....

Car Show

Skamokawa's Roadkill Saloon held its 1st Annual Bunny Hop Car Show on April 15 to benefit the Wahkiakum Dollars for Scholars, raising $306. There were 17 car entries, and over 150 motorcycles...

Pacific Financial earnings increase

Pacific Financial Corporation, the holding company for Bank of the Pacific reported April 20, net income increased 9 percent to $1.6 million, or $0.15 per share, for the first quarter of 2017, compared to $1.5 million, or $0.14 per share for the...

Writer amused by previous submission

To The Eagle: Thank you for publishing Mr. Bouchard’s long, ill-worded, and childish letter. His rambling diatribe was amusing, an incoherent fantasy. Thank goodness we dodged that terrible bullet (HRC), when we elected @POTUS. Mike Swift...

Every silver lining has a black cloud

To The Eagle: At last I've been outed! And by my down-the-road neighbor, too (J.B.Bouchard in last week's Eagle). I truly thought my dark and twisted logic was known only to my wife, and maybe a couple of my senior wolfhounds (the new puppy has no...

Sheriff's Corner

This Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Sheriff's Office in partnership with Wahkiakum Health and Human Services will be providing a Drug Take Back event at the Wahkiakum County Courthouse. The...

Mules sweep Kalama to remain tied for 1st

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team swept Kalama in a doubleheader last Thursday. The two wins brought their league record to 10-2 and maintained their tie for first place with Napavine in the Central...

Wahkiakum Mule Golf

The Mules traveled to Surfside to play defending state champion Ilwaco and lost a tough match 175-190. After beating a short handed Ilwaco last week by 14 strokes, the Fishermen had a full squad present Thursday to turn the tables on the Mules....

Track and Field

By Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team competed in two meets this past week. On April 19, the team traveled to Napavine to compete against seven other schools in a Central 2B meet. The Mules earned 28 points and tied for...

Sheriff's Report, April 27, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 17 — 12:58 a.m. An alarm was activated in the Rosedale area. A deputy was able to silence it. 9:20 a.m....

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