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Articles from the January 26, 2017 edition

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Commissioners hold forum on pot sales

The Wahkiakum County board of commissioners held a town hall meeting at Johnson Park in Rosburg on Tuesday evening to listen to community members discuss the merits and challenges of having a location to sell marijuana in the county. But first,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    January 26, 2017

Agencies gather input on harvest, murrelet

The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) hosted a meeting last Thursday to gather public input on plans for sustainable harvest and...

 

School board debates 8th graders in varsity

A parent came to the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors Meeting on Monday night to voice concerns he and other parents had about allowing eighth grade students to play high school sports. This year, the Washington Interscholastic Activities...

 

Let's remember journalism's value

Editor's note: I had a conversation with a friend about what media to believe during this era of hacking and fake news. I responded that one should start with established media such as The Associated Press (AP), The New York Times, and ABC, CBS,...

 

Fish & Wildlife board adopts gillnet ban

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted 7-2 on January 14 to implement the next phase of the state's reform policy on Columbia River salmon management, including updates to provisions for fall chinook salmon and other provisions that will...

 

Latest ECEAP outcomes report recently announced

Children enrolled in ECEAP are assessed three times during the school year to track their social, emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development and their early literacy and math skills. English language acquisition is tracked for children...

 

Crab & oyster feed Saturday in Rosburg

DAMP--This past weekend was a bit damp off and on and a little blustery too, but considering some areas were still dealing with snow and ice, and other parts of our nation suffered through a multitude of tornadoes and flooding, I'd say we fared...

 

Personal shopper available

Mandy Johnson has started a part-time business that will shop for and deliver groceries to customers’ homes. She will shop for people who have a difficult time getting to the store, or who would rather not shop themselves. For a service fee of...

 

Pacific County shoreline program up for state review

A new program to manage approximately 1,200 miles of lake, river and marine shorelines within Pacific County will be open for public comment through the Washington Department of Ecology for 30 days beginning Jan. 23. Comments will help Ecology decide...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Community Center, 9 a.m. - Noon. Grief Recovery, Cathlamet Community Center, 1 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. District No. 4...

 

Valentine Smorgasbord set for February 12

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week includes: Friday, high school boys and girls basketball at North River at 5:45 p.m.; Saturday, high school boys and girls basketball in Naselle with Wishkah at 5:45 p.m.; Monday, middle school...

 

Sheriff's Report, January 26, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past two weeks, including: January 16 — 2:48 p.m. A Skamokawa resident reported that 20 of his neighbor’s cows were on his...

 

Bank reports earnings increase for 2016

Pacific Financial Corporation (OTCQB:PFLC), the holding company for Bank of the Pacific reported on January 24 that net income increased 18 percent to $6.6 million, or $0.63 per share, in 2016, compared to $5.6 million, or $0.54 per share, for 2015....

 

WDFW approves razor clam dig starting Jan. 27

Razor clam diggers can look forward to a five-day opening beginning Jan. 27 at Copalis beach, overlapping with three days of digging at Mocrocks. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the opening on evening tides at those...

 

Hunting and fishing licenses for 2017-2018 season now available

Recreational fishing and hunting licenses for the 2017-2018 season, which begins April 1, 2017, are available for sale as of January 24. Typically, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) begins to sell the upcoming year's licenses in D...

 

Poet Laureate to speak at Cathlamet Library today

Washington State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall will be at the Cathlamet Public Library this afternoon (Thursday, January 26) to give a poetry reading from 4-5 p.m. Admission is free. The Washington...

 

Calendar of Mason Bee management

Dr. Margriet Dogterom, located in British Columbia, Canada, is a leading expert in Mason Bees. She has done extensive research on Mason Bees and has written several publications on the subject. Dr. Dogterom has created a Calendar of Mason Bee managem...

 

Pie Social

Over 100 persons turned out Monday for the National Pie Day tasting at the Wahkiakum Community Center in Cathlamet. Photo courtesy of William Holmes. L-r, Suzanne Holmes, Marianne Brightbill, Kelly...

 

Join the Great Backyard Bird Count

The 20th annual Great Backyard Bird Count will take place February 17 through 20. To participate in this citizen science opportunity, anyone in the world can count birds at any location for at least 15 minutes on one or more days of the count and...

 

Local Republican party has reorganized

Submitted by Len Lindsley The Wahkiakum County Republican party met November 30 to elect new officers and set goals to better serve our county’s needs and desires. Elected to office were Tom Blalock county chairman, Sheila Lindsley vice chairman,...

 

Evening CNA training classes offered

The Care Careers Academy will offer an evening Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program starting Wednesday, February 1, and includes classroom education, skills training and 40 hours of clinical instruction. The course provides all the knowledge...

 

Setting up a Greenhouse

On January 31 at 6 p.m., former WSU Master Gardener Nancy Chennault will speak about the care and operation of a hobbyist greenhouse owner. The audience will learn how to get started, what to buy regarding size, temperature control, lighting and...

 
 By Tim Gruver    News    January 26, 2017

WSTC prepares to launch test program

OLYMPIA –– You could be paying by the mile rather than by the gallon if a new program by the Washington State Transportation Commission (WSTC) becomes standard for motorists. Starting this fall, a one-year pilot program begins, experimenting...

 

Dredge preparations continue

Dan Ostrand and Clay Mullins of the Port of Portland were at the Elochoman Slough Marina to make improvements to Wahkiakum County Port 1's dredge. Here they work with a Port 1 employee to move the...

 

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