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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 17, 2018 

Students practice science on the river

During high tide last Friday, Wahkiakum High School students in Jeff Rooklidge's Environmental Science class headed down to the city dock in Cathlamet to collect plankton. Wahkiakum, along with four...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 17, 2018 

New director brings enthusiasm to center

Sarai Burke's enthusiasm is infectious, and it's bound to be a boon to the community center in Cathlamet, where she just became coordinator. Burke grew up here, and five years ago she returned to rais...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 17, 2018 

PUD has reports on transformer, broadband

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports, made the general manager’s raise official, and talked high speed internet on Tuesday morning. General Manager Dave Tramblie gave an update on the Grays River substation project....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 17, 2018 

WHS Track and Field

The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team competed against 11 other schools in the 2B League Championships in Kalama last Friday. The top four in track events and the top six in field events move on to the district meet this Friday in Chehalis,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Wahkiakum Mule Golf

The Wahkiakum Mules golf team took second in a three team match at Lewis River Golf Course in Woodland last Thursday. District tournaments began this week. Tyler St. Onge medaled with a score of 42 in Woodland. Bryce Good and Zach Johnston hit 46...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 17, 2018 

Mules blank Adna 2-0 to win district title

Photos by Todd Wilson District champs! The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team beat the Adna Pirates 2-0 in the district championship game last Saturday and added that to their list of accomplishments this...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 10, 2018

Self taught artist finds many inspirations

Ruth Doumit, a lifelong resident of Wahkiakum County is Tsuga Gallery's Artist of the Month for May. This Friday, there will be an open house to celebrate Mother's Day, meet Doumit, and see her work....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 10, 2018

Port board considers marina parking issue

The three big topics at the Wahkiakum County Port 1 commissioners meeting last Thursday were parking, the farmers market and how to get the dredge out of the water. Because of scheduling conflicts, the meeting was held a week early. When fishing seas...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 10, 2018

WHS Mule Golf

One by one, the Wahkiakum Mules golf team continues to recover from a recent automobile accident, when their vehicle, waiting at a temporary light on SR 4, was struck from behind by a driver traveling full speed. Heidi Bruntmyer was medically cleared...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 10, 2018

Mules start playoffs with two victories

Photos by Todd Wilson The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team will play for the district title on Saturday after winning two games this week. Their win on Tuesday secured a spot in regional games the follow...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 3, 2018

Firefighting offers fun, friends, service

After watching several volunteer firefighters practice opening doors on a forcible entry prop last Thursday at the District 4 Fire Station, I found out I was going to do it, too. I may have secretly w...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 3, 2018

PUD hears reports, authorizes raises

After a few presentations on Tuesday at the meeting of the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners, General Manager Dave Tramblie got a raise, and commissioners agreed to extend the upper end of his salary scale from $10,900 per month to $12,000...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 3, 2018

Mules win league title

Photos by Rob Hilson Last Friday, the Wahkiakum Mules baseball team ended the regular season with two wins against Toutle Lake for a first place finish in the Central 2B League. The Mules went undefea...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 3, 2018

WHS Track and Field

The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team joined three other schools in competition at the Ilwaco Crossover meet last Thursday. The Mules took fourth place in boys' competition with five points, and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 3, 2018

Lady Mules wrap up season

The young Wahkiakum Mules softball team ended their season on Friday with two losses to Toutle Lake, 21-4 and 20-1. "We lost," Coach Stephanie Green said, "but we were never defeated. The girls...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

WHS students see Navy teamwork at work

Photos courtesy of Brent Freeman On April 17, 21 Wahkiakum students and staff got a rare opportunity to tour the USS Portland, a San Antonio Class LPD (landing/platform dock) while it was in...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy is fun, informative

An eight week Citizen's Police Academy offered by the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office is halfway over, and participants not only seem to be learning a lot about law enforcement, they sound like...

 

WHS golf team injured in 5-car accident

Members of the Wahkiakum High School golf team were among the injured in a five-vehicle traffic accident at 1:25 p.m. last Thursday. According to a report from the Washington State Patrol, the team was in a 2005 Ford Excursion, fourth in a line of...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Vancouver man seeks seat in US House

David McDevitt, a candidate for U.S. Representative for the Third Congressional District, held an informal town hall at the Duck Inn on Sunday morning. This is the second time that McDevitt has run...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Wahkiakum wrestling program celebrates

Wahkiakum wrestlers celebrated all their hard work this season with a banquet on Monday. They also took time to take a picture for the Washington National Guard as a thank you for the donation of a...

 

WHS Track and Field

The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team joined 11 other teams to compete in the Pirate Classic at Adna High School last Thursday. The Lady Mules scored 43.5 points to take fourth place in girls competition. The boys took 12th place with eight...

 

Mules will play for league baseball title

Photos courtesy of Todd Wilson The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team continued to dominate the Central 2B League winning two more double headers this week. The Mules are 14-0 in league, 14-1 overall. Last...

 

Young Mule softball team developing their skills

If I wanted a lesson in perseverance and courage, I wouldn't have to look any farther than the Wahkiakum Mules softball team. Despite six more losses this week and a 0-12 record, these athletes keep...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 19, 2018

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...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 19, 2018

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...

 

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