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Articles from the February 18, 2016 edition

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 By Izumi Hansen    News    February 18, 2016

Legislature approves Basic Education Bill

OLYMPIA—In a maneuver Thursday that brought a Senate-approved basic-education bill to the House floor for debate, representatives reaffirmed their support of the measure. The bill now goes to Gov. Jay Inslee for his consideration. SB 6195, called...

 

Lady Mules lose; face Friday Harbor in regional play

The Lady Mules placed fourth in district after losing to Adna on Saturday 32-55. A late game the day before may have been a contributing factor, but Adna defense kept a key Wahkiakum player quiet as well. The Pirates held Peyton Souvenir to five...

 
 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...

 

Lady Mules lose to Napavine; face Ilwaco tonight (Friday) in district play

Despite a loss to Napavine on Wednesday night in Tumwater, the Lady Mules were able to secure a berth to regionals. The next two games will determine seeding. The Lady Mules couldn't get hot offensively, scoring five in the second quarter and three...

 

Lady Mules beat Ilwaco; finish district play on Saturday

The Lady Mules beat Ilwaco on Friday night 65-55. The team travels to Chehalis today (Saturday) to play Adna at W.F West High School at 1 p.m. The game will determine third and fourth place and seeding for regional play which begins next week,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 18, 2016

Town pursues plans to boost water system

The Cathlamet Town Council on Tuesday reviewed progress on a variety of fronts, including upgrading the town water plant. The plant's intake from the Elochoman River has limited capacity, and the state Department of Health has threatened to impose a...

 

Wahkiakum PUD considers projects and their financing

Projects and financing projects were the hot topics at the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. Commissioner Dennis Reid, who had voiced his opposition to the recent rate increase at the PUD suggested using a surcharge to...

 

New dock arrives at marina

Commissioners tackled some current issues at the Port District 1 meeting last Thursday and approved two resolutions, including a 2 percent raise for Port Manager Jackie Lea. Her annual salary was...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 18, 2016

Port 2 discusses issues

Commissioners of Port District 2 worked through a light agenda when they held their monthly meeting Tuesday at the office in Skamokawa Vista Park. Manager Janet Bryan reported the US Army Corps of Engineers has informed her that there will be no...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 18, 2016

County modifies Cape Horn flood zone

Wahkiakum County commissioners modified a proposed flood control zone district for the Cape Horn area on Tuesday and set the stage for final action next week. Responding to requests from residents at the downstream end of the proposed zone,...

 

School librarian wins grant for STEM books

Joyce Wilson, the librarian at Wahkiakum High School, applied for three The Future STEMS from Reading grants. Much to her surprise, she was awarded all three grants, worth approximately $1,000 apiece....

 

Learn the basics of composting

On March 24 at 6:00 p.m., learn how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material. See the different ways to compost and the advantages of each method. Pre-registration is required by March 21. Class size is limited to 50. Those attending...

 

Crab feed to be held at Norse Hall on Saturday

WET START--As our big Valentine's Day arrived, so did the rain and boy, it didn't take long and all the fields around were "lakes" once again! Of course, between Saturday night at midnight and Sunday evening, we had two inches of rain out here, so...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, noon. Cathlamet First Aid Division, fire hall, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, First Aid Division, 7 p.m. Grays...

 

Chinese New Year Saturday

News from Naselle: Come celebrate Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey with members of the Chinese Mandarin Immersion program of Naselle, and all your friends and neighbors. The event will be held in the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on February 16. Several personnel moves were approved. These included the resignation of Jacque Leal, Youth Camp School Librarian, and Brian Macy, Middle...

 

Sheriff's Report, February 18, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: February 8 — 10:10 a.m. An individual dropped off a wallet that had been found at a restroom near a lake in...

 

Chocolate Extravaganza

Susan Schillios shared a laugh with two generous donors who bought three boxes of chocolate apiece at Friday's 17th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza. The event raises money every year to help support...

 

Womans Club Pie Social

Janell Seaberg supported the Woman's Club with the purchase of a peach pie. The Woman's Club started Friday's sale with more than 40 pies. An hour and a half later, there were only seven whole pies...

 

Character Counts Assembly and Terrific Kids at JA Wendt

J.A. Wendt Elementary school held their Character Counts Assembly on February 3. Terrific Kids for grades 3-5 are Back row: Leanndra Tischer, Bonnie Ecklund, Dalton Bruntmyer, Nyomie Kuljis, Reagen...

 

Chamber Crab & Oyster Feed this Saturday

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Crab & Oyster Feed at the Norse Hall on February 20. This will be the 31st year for this event. The Crab & Oyster Feed is a fundraising event for the Chamber. Funds raised at this dinner help to...

 

Wahkiakum Honor Roll announced

The Honor Roll as announced by Wahkiakum High School February 10 includes full time students grades 9-12 with GPA (3.25) or above for semester one. The following students earned 4:00: Makenzie Anderson, Hannah Arn, Charlie Ashe, Morgan Bashore,...

 

Middle school honor roll announced

The following students were included on the honor roll for John C. Thomas Middle School for 2nd quarter. 6th grade - 4.0 - Megan Leitz and Colten Anrys. 3.2 - 3.99 - Gabe Moon, Miranda Lomax, Sara Tsybikova, Niko Hawke, Sierra Tover, Courtney...

 

Tax forms available

The Cathlamet Public Library has tax forms 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ and booklets available....

 

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