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 By Eagle Staff    News    December 7, 2017 

Key Club rummage sale is this Saturday

Wahkiakum High School Key Club will hold a rummage sale this Saturday, 12-3 p.m., in the Wendt Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 265 S. 3rd St., Cathlamet. Proceeds will be used to fulfill holiday wishes for children in need. The club is going to...

 
 By Eagle Staff    Sports    December 7, 2017 

School Sports Schedules

Comet Boys Basketball December 2 at Toutle Lake 5:45/7:00 5 at Warrenton 6:30 8 MM Knight 7:00 15 Wahkiakum/KM Trophy Game 5:45/7:00 16 at Winlock 4:00/6:00 22 Firm Foundation 2:00/3:30 27 S. Bend at Menlo Tournament 2:30 28 at WV/Menlo Tournament...

 

Wahkiakum Mule Winter Sports

Tuesday, Nov. 21: From Robert Garrett, WSD athletic director: Please check the boys and girls basketball schedules as I will be continuing to adjust it when we add C squad games. Both C and JV will play at the same time. Also please note that the...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    August 24, 2017

At the fair

The 109th Annual Wahkiakum County Fair took place last weekend. Members of the Wahkiakum County Fair Court compete by raising money for the fair. This year, the difference in the amount of money...

 

Acoustic concert series continues

Acoustic concert series continues Cookin’ Country 105.5, KUKN has announced the latest acoustic concert in their ongoing series. This time it’s a triple header with Darryl Worley, Bryan White and song writer Matt Kennon on Wednesday, September...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    August 24, 2017

Sheriff's Report, August 24, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 14 — 12:53 p.m. Following advice from a bank, a Rosburg resident reported receiving a large, fraudulent...

 

WSU Workshop: Growing Garlic

On September 23 at 9:00 a.m., Master Gardener Billie Bevers will discuss how to raise garlic. Bevers will demonstrate how and when to plant, what to plant and why, how to care for and harvest garlic. This free class will be held at the Cowlitz...

 

Canning lid testing available

Canning season is here as an abundance of food is being harvested. Canner lids may be tested, Tuesdays 10:00 – 11:30 a.m., (August 15 – September 19) for $4.00 at the WSU Extension office located at 1946 Third Avenue, Longview. For questions,...

 

Entertainment News: Flamenco at the market

On Friday, August 25 at the Puget Island Farmers Market, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Rick Nelson, flamenco guitar from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage. Call Rob Stockhouse for further information, 360-560-3785....

 

Contact Your Elected Officials

Senator Patty Murray 154 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224--2621 Senator Maria Cantwell 511 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: (202) 224--3441 Rep. Jaime Herra--Buetler 1107 Longworth HOB...

 
 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....

 

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