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Articles from the January 5, 2017 edition

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 News    January 5, 2017

PUD to report on Westend pump house

The Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners started off the new year with the shortest of meetings. Commissioner Dennis Reid asked staff to address continued conjecture about a pump house that was built...

 By Rick Nelson    News    January 5, 2017

Wahkiakum officials reject proposal to combine counties

A proposal by Clark County elected officials to combine 12 of the state's smallest counties with larger neighbors has met with skepticism from local officials. Clark County Assessor Peter Van Nortwick...

 By Rick Nelson    News    January 5, 2017

Commissioners hosting marijuana forums in Rosburg, Cathlamet

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday set the dates for two forums about marijuana retail stores, but they're still trying to develop a program for the events. Commissioner Mike Backman proposed the forum last week in response to queries from...

 By Trudy Fredrickson    Sports    January 5, 2017

Blood draw set for this Saturday

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week includes: Friday, high school boys and girls basketball at Wishkah at 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday, high school boys and girls basketball with Oakville in Naselle at 5:45 p.m.; Wednesday, high school girls...

 Wahkiakum People    January 5, 2017

Lands commissioner denies aquatic leases for coal exporters

Washington State Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark announced Tuesday he will expand Puget Sound’s Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve north of Bellingham, adding 45 acres previously considered for a large coal export terminal. At the same time,...

 Wahkiakum People    January 5, 2017

CERT class set in Pacific County

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) is offering a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course in Surfside. Training is scheduled as follows: --Saturday, January 28, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. --Sunday, January 29, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m....

 By Patty Dursteler    Wahkiakum People    January 5, 2017

What's happening at the Fair?

Happy 2017 from the fair office. Hope everyone had a wonderful New Year. Mark your calendar for January 14 as the first Flea Market of 2017 will be happening at the fair grounds. Also the fair board will be having a huge sale that day. So don't miss...

 News    January 5, 2017

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget Island Fire...

 Wahkiakum People    January 5, 2017

Entertainment News

On Saturday, January 7, at River Mile 38 Brewing Company, David Johnson will perform from 5-8 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....