Local crafters show woodworking skills

In Skamokawa, at the Creative Wood Design Opening on Saturday at Redmen Hall, five Southwest Washington men shared their work with visitors. Redmen Hall President Pam Emery introduced the group and...

Residents evacuate, county closes road because of slide threat

Two families are evacuating their houses, and Wahkiakum County officials have closed the Elochoman Valley because of the threat of a major landslide. "About two weeks ago, the people heard popping and crackling in the night," Commissioner Dan...

Thanks to timber, town paying off two loans

The Cathlamet Town Council breezed through its agenda Monday, agreeing to pay off federal loans and considering applicants to be town attorney, among other agenda items. The council took out a $388,200 loan from the US Department of...

Marina sees increase in fishing season revenue

Wahkiakum County Port District 1 Commissioners gathered for their April 12 meeting to discuss a concession stand contract, parking, the coming farmers market and more. Revenue during the recent fishing season, from March 1 to April 7, was...

School board seeks citizens for committee

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors heard presentations on the science curriculum from teachers and students at the district before tackling a few items in their Tuesday monthly meeting. ...

New barber takes over shop in Cathlamet

The best place to hear stories might just be the Cathlamet Barber Shop on Main Street. The new barber, Stephanie Smith, is from Longview. She took over the shop from Christeena Bassi, who she met at ...

WSP sergeant reports accidents, contacts

Troopers in the Washington State Patrol responded to 41 collisions in Wahkiakum County in 2017, Sgt. Brad Moon reported Tuesday. Troopers also made 1,582 contacts with motorists in the county, Moon said. The largest number of collisions, 12,...

County pressing to finish beach nourishment permits

Wahkiakum County Public Works Director Chuck Beyer on Tuesday said he and the county's consulting engineers will meet soon with the US Army Corps of Engineers to finalize conditions in permits needed to establish dredge spoils disposal programs on...

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. Learn to knit, crochet and mend, Sandra Sews, Community Center,...

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on April 17 at the Grays River Fire Hall. In personnel matters, the board approved the hire of Zara Ahlers, Youth Camp School Secretary, and acknowledged...

Vada Blanche Mosteller

Vada Blanche Mosteller was born September 22, 1931, in North Carolina and died April 11, 2018, in Longview. Blanche had a family only funeral on April 13 at Greenwood Cemetery in Cathlamet. There will be a potluck Celebration of Life this Saturday,...

Steven Harris

Steven Dale Harris, 64, of Cathlamet, died at his home on April 8, 2018. He was born in Billings, Montana on May 22, 1953 to Ed and Pat Harris. He graduated from high school in Billings and later received three Masters Degrees. He joined the Army...

Larry A. Heasley

Larry A. Heasley, 89, passed away of pneumonia while recovering from a broken hip on April 7, 2018 in Olympia, Washington. He was born May 22, 1928, to Violet LeBleu Heasley and Harry Heasley in...

Michael Harley

Michael S. Harley passed away unexpectedly on April 5th, 2018 at his home in Cathlamet, Washington. He was born in 1956 in Loma Linda California to Ted Harley and Margaret Simmons. While young, he...

Is he dead?

Above, players in Naselle High School's production of Usher: A Totally Teen Comedy debate the matter in the final act of the play on Saturday. Left, Monty, played by Josh Chadwick (front), may have...

Shakespeare at WHS

"Remember who commended thy yellow stockings...and wished to see thee cross-gartered," Malvolio said to Olivia in Act 3, Scene 4 of Twelfth Night. In the same scene, Malvolio (Jesse Calixto)...

Wahkiakum Events

By The Wahkiakum Chamber Of Commerce April 21 Bingo Night Grays River Valley Center ~ 360.465.2310 21 Annual Logger’s Reunion Naselle: Appelo Archive Center ~ Falon Hoven ~ 360 484-7103 28 Tidy Up The Town – Spring Edition, Down- town Cathlamet...

Open mic night at Skamokawa Grange

ENOUGH ALREADY--I think I can safely say that we have all had our fill of April showers, so let's hope that the forecast of a couple of dry days this week came true, so we could dry out a little bit before the next wet system comes in. Better yet,...

Town Hall event at Duck Inn

David McDevitt, two-time congressional candidate will hold his 52nd in person Town Hall, in Skamokawa at the Duck Inn, 1377 State Route 4, Saturday, April 21 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Phone number to reach the campaign:...

Grays valley residents, agencies talk river work

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for this week: Today (Thursday), high school baseball and fast pitch at Oakville at 4 p.m.; Friday, high school baseball and fast pitch in Naselle with Winlock at 4 p.m., high school track at Chehalis Activator...

WSU Workshop: Irrigation tips to save water

On April 24 at 6:00 p.m., WSU Master Gardener Dixie Edwards will explain how to construct a simple and inexpensive sprinkler system that can be used for vegetable gardens, hanging baskets, porch plants and for other situations. Watering plants can...

EOU announces winter term dean's list

Eastern Oregon University named 547 students to the dean's list for the 2018 winter term. Qualifying students achieve and maintain a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale while completing a minimum of 12 hours of graded EOU...

Earl Bowerman candidate for U.S. Congress

Earl Bowerman (R) announced April 4, his candidacy for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District, U.S. Congress. He pledges to bring accountability and transparancy to all citizens of the 3rd District. “I am pleased to invite all from the 3rd...

Birth announced

Lira Grace Abena was born at 10:54 a.m. on April 1, 2018, to Kevin and Heather Abena. She weighed 7 lbs. 7 oz. and was 21.5 inches long. Her parents are originally from Cathlamet, and now live in...

Cuts in Social Security and Medicare?

To The Eagle: During the run-up to the passage of the 2017 tax cut, Congressional Republicans, including Washington State 3rd District Congresswoman Jamie Herrera Beutler, told us that the proposed tax cut would pay for itself, because GDP would...

More on assessor's office

To The Eagle: Don Kinney is absolutely on the money with his observations about capping property taxes (letter in last week’s Eagle). A fine distinction, though, is that tax rates must be controlled, but so must valuations. Bill Coons came into...

Tidy Up the Town April 28

To The Eagle: Cathlamet is a community of kind and caring people. We help each other, and for the most part, we like each other. While it’s obvious, if you regularly read the Letters to the Editor, that we are not all politically on the same...

Brady asks for support in election

To The Eagle: As the 2018 election cycle approaches, I would like to dispel the rumors that I would not be asking for your support in allowing me to continue as one of your Wahkiakum county commissioners. I have filed with the Washington state...

NHS Track and Field

Naselle High School hosted its annual Comet Invitational Track and Field meet last Thursday. Two Comets won events. For the Comet men, Shon McEneny won the javelin with a throw of 147'6". For the...

WIAA honors Mule, Comet athletes

Two local high school athletes have been honored as athletes of the week by the Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA). As reported by the WIAA, they are: --James Anderson, Wahkiakum, Baseball (JR). Anderson blasted two grand slams...

Mules sweep Vikings at OSU baseball park

For the second year in a row, the Wahkiakum Mules baseball team has had the opportunity to play on a Division 1 ball field, thanks to Coach Marc Niemeyer. On Saturday, the team traveled to Corvallis where they swept another Central 2B team, the...

WHS Track and Field

The Wahkiakum Mule track and field team traveled to Mossyrock last Thursday for a Central 2B meet. They competed against teams from Pe Ell, Morton/White Pass, and Mossyrock. The Mules dominated the 800 meters with freshman Braxton Johns taking...

School Sports

NHS Baseball April 19 Oakville 4pm 20 Winlock 4pm 27 Ocosta 4pm May 3 MMK 4pm 4 Clastkanie 4pm Home games in bold face. NHS Fast Pitch April 19 Oakville 4pm 20 Winlock 4pm 23 Wishkah 4pm 26 Taholah 4pm 27 Raymond 4pm Home games in bold face. NHS...

WHS Mule Golf

Wahkiakum Mules golfers enjoyed some home cooking while extending their intra-conference nine-hole match record to 7-0 beating North Beach 169-262 on Tuesday at Skyline Golf Course, Cathlamet. Tyler...

Sheriff's Report, April 19, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 9 — 10:06 a.m. A caller reported seeing a suspicious person in the garden on a property in the...

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