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 By Eagle Staff    News    May 4, 2017

Biographer Lilly Brock returns to Cathlamet Public Library

Saturday, May 13, local author Lilly Robbins Brock will return to Cathlamet Public Library from 3-4 p.m., to present her new book Ever a Soldier: Reflections of a Veteran--from Horse Cavalryman to...

 

Grays River Valley Center to hold Cinco De Mayo dinner

The Grays River Valley Center, 30 Rosburg School Rd., will host a Cinco De Mayo Dinner on Friday May 5. This will be a by donation event. Dinner, consisting of enchiladas, tamales and street tacos, served with rice and beans, starts at 5:30 p.m.,...

 

Memorial service set for May 13 for the late John Gibson

A memorial service for John Gibson will be held Saturday, May 13, 2 p.m. at St. Catherine Catholic Church in Cathlamet. His obituary was published December 8, 2016....

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    May 4, 2017

Sheriff's Report

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 24--2:51 a.m. The Grays River ambulance responded to a Deep River residence to aid a man possibly having a...

 

Tsuga Gallery to feature local artist

Dan Westlind will be the May featured artist at the Tsuga Gallery. He brings an original dimension of art to the gallery with his steam punk creations. With great imagination and welding talent, he takes recycled items and creates very interesting...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    May 4, 2017

Architecture club busy designing, developing and building catapults

John C Thomas Architecture club takes time out from their usual Friday morning studio session to design, develop and build catapults from household items to launch tennis balls across the elementary...

 
 By Eagle Staff    Opinion    May 4, 2017

PUD recognizes National Drinking Water Week May 7-13

Public Utility District No. One Board of Commissioners joined water professionals across North America recognizing the week of May 7-13, 2017, as “Drinking Water Week” in an effort to raise awareness of the vital role water plays in daily lives....

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    May 4, 2017

Local Democrats to host a forum

The Wahkiakum County Democrats will host a public policy forum, “Common Ground for the Common Good” on Wednesday, May 10 from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Skamokawa Grange. The town hall style meeting will feature remarks by Teresa Purcell about what...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    March 9, 2017

Rivermile 38 Brewery is up for sale

Success is overtaking the Rivermile 38 Brewing Company in Cathlamet. Demand for the company's variety of beers and ales has surpassed the founders' expectations and production ability. “When is a business too good?" Richard Erickson, managing...

 

Finnish-American festival this weekend

The eighteenth biennial Finnish American Folk Festival will take place at the schools in Naselle this weekend, July 29th-31st. This cultural event presents a feast for all the senses--sight-authentic costumes, folk dancers, exhibits such as art, a...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 7, 2016

Community picnic Sunday at Grays River Valley Center

Grays River Valley Center in Rosburg will be holding their annual Community Pot-Luck on Sunday, July 10th, from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided at no charge; visitors can bring a dish to share. Activities will include...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    July 7, 2016

Plans shaping up for Bald Eagle Festival

Plans are shaping up for Cathlamet’s Bald Eagle Days summer festival July 15 and 16. The two-day festival includes the traditional parade, street fair, and fireworks show. Organizers are enhancing the relatively new geocaching event, turning it int...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    February 18, 2016

Oscar B. shutting down Wednesday, Feb. 24

The Wahkiakum County commissioners' office reported Monday that the US Coast Guard has required that an AIS GPS Transmitter be installed on the ferry so that other marine vessels can track the location of the ferry at all times through a satellite...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    January 21, 2016

Oscar B. repairs nearly finished

Chuck Beyer, Wahkiakum County Public Works Director, on Monday said that is his understanding that the ferry Oscar B. will be taken off of dry dock tomorrow (Tuesday) and run through a series of US Coast Guard tests to verify that the repairs are...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    November 19, 2015

Early deadlines for Thanksgiving!!

The Eagle will be published a day early next week so it can be delivered Wednesday. All advertising and news for the Nov. 26 edition must be submitted by 12 Noon, Monday, November 23....

 
 By Eagle staff    News    August 6, 2015

Compact sets openings for fall salmon fisheries

The Columbia River Compact met July 29 to set openings for late summer and fall salmon fisheries. The non-Indian mainstem early fall salmon fishery will have several 9-hour openings in August. The openings start at 9 p.m. on August 9,11, 13, 16, 18,...

 

Terry Everman memorial service scheduled

A celebration of life memorial will be held for Terry Everman on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., at JA Wendt Elementary School Multipurpose Room, Cathlamet. His full obituary was published in the July 9 edition of The Eagl...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 2, 2015

Corrections

In last week's article about the meeting of the Wahkiakum School District board of directors, The Eagle erred in stating the cost of a piece of phone system equipment. The article should have stated, "The board approved a location identifier system...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 2, 2015

Plan for delays this summer on SR 4 near Cathlamet

Drivers who use State Route 4 west of Cathlamet should prepare for occasional delays this summer. Beginning Monday, July 6, contractor crews working for the Washington State Department of Transportation will replace two aging culverts linking the...

 

New AKC champion named

Howard & Judy Brawn's Irish Wolfhound, O'Quinn Misty River Pilgrim, completed requirements for AKC championship under AKC Judge Nancy Leising June 13 at the Cascade Hound Specialty show in...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 2, 2015

Still room in summer youth camps

Several spots are open in the Nature Adventure Camp, held July 13-17, as well as Nature Survival Camp, held July 20-24. Both camps are led by experienced educators, including bilingual, Spanish-speaking counselors and recreational leaders. The camps...

 

Students earn academic honors

Lainie Marie Ferguson, of Cathlamet, has been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Winter 2015 Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 2, 2015

Mini Cheer camp will be held July 14-16

The Mule Cheerleaders will host a Mini Cheer Camp for students entering K-8th grade July 14-16 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the High School Gymnasium. This will be performed in the Bald Eagle Day Parade on July 18. Line-up for the parade is at 11 a.m., at...

 

Skamokawa Grade School Reunion update

The Skamokawa Grade School Reunion will be held Saturday August 22 at the upper covered picnic area of Skamokawa Vista Park at 1:00 p.m. Those attending the potluck are asked to bring their own drinks and a favorite dish or dessert to share. Any old...

 

Eagle Calendar

July 2 - July 9, 2015 THURSDAY Preschool Story & Craft Time, Cathlamet Library, 4 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7...

 

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