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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 25, 2017 

School board OK's staff, funding changes

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting began on Tuesday with an hour long presentation on the English Language Arts curriculum from several teachers in the district, including high school English teacher Audrey Petterson and six of...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 25, 2017 

Season end for NHS diamond teams

Baseball and softball season have ended for Naselle High School teams. The softball team finished their season with a 3-8 loss to Rainier Christian on May 16 in the district playoffs. The Comettes had a 6-8 record overall. The Comets beat Quilcene...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 25, 2017 

NHS Track and Field

The Naselle Track team dominated the district tournament held on home turf last Wednesday and they are sending 22 athletes to the State 1B track meet in Cheney this weekend. The Comets earned 122 points for first in men’s competition and 222...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 25, 2017 

Mules advance to semifinals in state baseball

The Wahkiakum Mules are in the final four of the state 2B baseball tournament. On Saturday morning in the first round of regional state competition, the team faced Kettle Falls in a loser out game in Anacortes and won easily 12-2. Hank Ferguson led t...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 25, 2017 

WHS Track and Field

Five Wahkiakum Mule runners qualified for the state meet with good performances last Friday at the district meet at W.F. West High School in Centralia. Competitors had to take seventh place or better...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 18, 2017

PUD plans policy for opting out of AMR

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports on Tuesday and discussed some customer service matters. General Manager Dave Tramblie reported that Puget Island’s water loss for the last year was at 9.9 percent. “If you look...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 18, 2017

Poor springer season costs marina $60,000

At the Wahkiakum County Port 1 meeting on Tuesday, Port Manager Jackie Lea estimated that revenues were down $60,000 from last May because of a poor fishing season. According to the manager’s report, the port plans to investigate other potential...

 

Coffee shop has new management

Story and photo by Diana Zimmerman Linnie Vanwinkle recently purchased Waterway Espresso from Erla Crouse and renamed it Vanwinkle Espresso. She and her husband were working in Williston, North Dakota...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 18, 2017

Track and Field

Several women on the Wahkiakum Mules track and field team qualified for the district meet at last Friday’s Central 2B Sub-district meet in Kalama, but the season ended for all the Mule men. According to Coach Eric Hansen, athletes had to have a...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 18, 2017

Adna tops Mules for district title; regional playoffs start Saturday

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team took second place in the district tournament on Monday after losing 10-2 to Adna. The District 4 Championship game between the Mules and the Pirates was originally scheduled for Saturday afternoon but was postponed...

 

WHS grad creates life as film maker

Andrew Weiler, a 2010 Wahkiakum High School graduate, is creating a life in film. He recently produced a documentary and is currently experimenting with new ways to market and distribute it online....

 

Student trio working for summer mission

Three Wahkiakum youths are on a mission this summer. A church mission, that is. They've had a coin drive, served coffee and cookies at a rest area, and held a raffle to raise money for their trip to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 11, 2017

Mules to play Adna for district title Saturday

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team began postseason play on Saturday with two wins, which secured a trip to a regional state game on May 20. When they beat Napavine on Tuesday in the semifinals, they reserved a spot in the Southwest District 4...

 

Retiring pastor, wife share ministry career

Dan Schnabel, the long time part-time pastor at the Cathlamet Congregational and the Naselle Congregational United Church of Christ, has retired. After 48 years in ministry, Schnabel and his wife,...

 

Students raise funds for school janitor

Altruism is a central lesson in Tina Merz’ Avid Leadership class and her junior high students have taken it to heart. Their most recent fundraising efforts have been focused on someone close to home, or in this case, their classroom. They have...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 4, 2017

Musical under the sea

Naselle school students are performing a musical based on the Disney movie The Little Mermaid. Top, the Mersisters perform a song for their father, King Triton, and the other creatures of the sea....

 

Volunteer fair

The energy was high at last week's Volunteer Fair at the Cathlamet Community Center, but there may have been more demand than supply....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 4, 2017

Wahkiakum Mule Track and Field

By Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team competed in two events this week. Last Thursday, they traveled to Onalaska, and on Tuesday, they competed in the only home event of the season. Seven schools were represented in the Central...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 4, 2017

Mules sweep Toledo, take one from Toutle Lake

The Wahkiakum Mule baseball team continued their winning streak this week, beating Toledo and Toutle Lake on the road. Last Thursday the Mules swept Toledo in a double header, 2-0 and 3-0. James Anderson got the win for game one. He faced 21 batters...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 1, 2017

Waterfront park plans nearing completion

Stephanie Stroud of the National Park Service met with Mayor Dale Jacobsen and several other officials and community members last Thursday to review the current draft of the concept plan for the proposed waterfront park in Cathlamet. The concept...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 27, 2017

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 properties....

 

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...

 

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 seventh...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 20, 2017

Machinery request returns to school

After an executive session at the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday night, the board voted to offer Nikki Reese a 2017-2018 contract for the K-8 Principal position soon...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 20, 2017

Resident appeals marina access ban

Wahkiakum County residents Greg Wika and Art Pedersen were invited to the Wahkiakum County Port 1 board of commissioners meeting to plead their case to the commission and ask for permission to return after a dust-up on port property earlier this...

 

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