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Articles from the April 16, 2015 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    April 16, 2015

County dealing with ferry throttle concerns

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled a variety of business Tuesday. Public Works Director Pete Ringen announced that a paving contractor had finished paving a section of Steamboat Slough Road ahead...

 

Mules sweep doubleheader with Onalaska

The Wahkiakum Mule baseball team returned to play after spring break by winning both games in a double header against Onalaska on Saturday. The Lady Mules traveled to Seattle to play Onalaska at the University of Washington. They also played at home...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 16, 2015

Port District 1 commission checking dredging bids

Shannon Gildea of the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce was introduced at April’s Wahkiakum Port District 1 meeting last Thursday before the commissioner’s tackled the day’s issues. Four bids for the Port’s dredging project were submitted, and...

 

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

To The Eagle: April is nationally recognized as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. St. James Family Center/The Charlotte House is Wahkiakum County’s Community Sexual Assault Program. Throughout this month you will notice table tents and posters in...

 

Interesting concept

To The Eagle: What is imagination? It is a thinking process that allows one to create the future any way one wants it. Once one has imagined something it is just a matter of logistics to make it become real, something that exists. This applies to...

 

Emergency coordinator thanks volunteers

To The Eagle: I would like to say "Thank you" to everyone that volunteers throughout our community. The week of April 13 is national volunteer appreciation week. It is an honor to have such a wonderful group of volunteers that I have the pleasure of...

 

A visit from the Rose City Motor Cycle Club

Rose City Motor Cycle Club, Oregon's Oldest AMA Chartered Road Club, stopped at Gragg's General Store last Sunday. Cathlamet is the first of 19 checkpoints on their Rose City GrandTour that runs from...

 

Webinar, workshop set

Persons interested in business management or economic development may participate in events later this month. The state Department of Revenue is offering a free webinar April 21, 10-11 a.m. for business owners. Participants will learn about...

 

Celebrate Earth Day this Saturday

MIXED WEATHER--Last weekend was a mixture of sun, rain, wind and even some hail thrown in. Some got more sun than others so I guess it depended on where you were. By the time you read this we're supposed to all be basking in a string of sunny days...

 

Learn to make pots

On May 13 at 6 p.m., Cowlitz County Master Gardener Phyllis Collins will teach people how to make Hypertufa garden pots and planters. Hypertufa is the art of making lightweight cement pots. In this class participants mix the ingredients, cast a...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Lecture Series, Cathlamet Community Center, 101 Main St., 10 a.m. - Noon. Preschool Story & Craft Time, Cathlamet Library, 4 p.m. Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon,...

 

Blood drive Monday at Valley Bible

News from Naselle: Naselle Comet sports calendar for this week: Thursday, baseball at MMK at 3:30 p.m., Saturday, track at Astoria at 1 p.m., Monday, fast pitch and baseball at Twin Valley at 4 p.m., Wednesday, middle school track in Naselle at 3:30...

 

Jaime Herrera Beutler named vice chair

Jaime Herrera Beutler was appointed to serve as the Vice Chair of the Financial Services and Government Oversight Appropriations Subcommittee for the 114th Congress. As the second most powerful member of this subcommittee that sets spending levels...

 

WDFW hunter education classes set to begin

All first time hunters born after January 1, 1972 must complete the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife hunter education course in order to purchase a hunting license. The course will be held at the Cathlamet Fire Hall, 255 2nd St., in the...

 

Container gardening to be discussed

On April 16 at noon, WSU Master Gardener Phyllis Collins will talk on the special requirements of small gardens that includes fertilizing, watering and maintenance. Learn how to choose plants that will meet your needs and make wise use of your space...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 16, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 6 — 8:36 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an elderly Cathlamet resident with abdominal pain. 11:47...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 16, 2015

Brazilian student finds new normal

Senior exchange student Bruna Rocha comes from the most populous city in the Americas, Sao Paulo, in Brazil. The quiet of Wahkiakum County has become her new normal, and she's a little apprehensive ab...

 

Auditions set for Missoula Chyildren's Theatre

The Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) has been touring extensively for 40 years now from Montana to Japan and will visit nearly 1,200 communities this year with up to 47 teams of Tour Actor/Directors. A tour team arrives in a given town with a...

 

Parents of incoming kindergarteners to meet

All parents of students that will start kindergarten in the Fall of 2015 are invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 6:30 p.m., at St. James Family Center, 1134 Columbia St., Cathlamet. There will be child care provided at no...

 

Kindergarten registration set

Kindergarten registration will be held the week of April 20-24 at the J.A. Wendt Elementary school office from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Parents will need to bring a copy of their child's birth certificate and the child's up to date immunization information....

 

Economic development workshop to be held

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will hold a free workshop titled Economic Development 101 and all community members are welcome to attend. The event will take place on Wednesday, April 22 at 5:30 p.m., and light refreshments will be served. Join...

 

Hunter education Jamboree to be held June 6-7 in Yakima

Prospective hunters who have completed Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) online hunter education coursework can complete field skills requirements at a "Hunter Education Jamboree" June 6-7 in Yakima County. On-line registration for...

 

Looking back to 1945

The Hoosier State Press Association has offered the following material about Ernie Pyle, an Indiana journalist who chronicled the GI's activities in World War II until his death April 18, 1945. We've...

 

On the diamonds

Wahkiakum Lady Mules hosted Onalaska in fast pitch action Tuesday, with the Loggers taking a 12-1 win. Above, Second base Kennedi LaBerge makes a throw to third base. Right, pitcher Tori Wegdahl...

 

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