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Articles from the March 2, 2017 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 2, 2017

Jury makes $2.9 million award in house burning

After deliberating for an hour on Monday, a jury awarded Fred and Kathleen Cantrell over $2.9 million dollars in a civil suit with Sam Valdez, who set fire to their home after they gave evidence in his divorce trial. Valdez chose to represent...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 2, 2017

Islanders hear impacts to come from bridge work

Staff from WSDOT were surprised when around 100 people poured into Norse Hall at one time last Thursday for the drop in open house to discuss the Puget Island Bridge. They quickly made adjustments by...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 2, 2017

Citizens constructing gillnetter memorial

A memorial to honor local fishermen is in the works. Bud Lindwall was the catalyst for the project. When he passed away in January, it was suggested to Stephanie Olsen, who runs the local funeral home...

 
 Opinion    March 2, 2017

Fake news and 'beliefs' abound

To The Eagle: Reading the lengthy letter to the editor in the Feb. 23 edition: I find it irresistible to not respond. I usually get enough of this sort on Facebook. When I find unsubstantiated claims, I usually try do some research. Being retired...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 2, 2017

Rayanna Carlon learns what effort can do

This has been a year of firsts for Rayanna Carlon. This year, she will be the first person in her family to finish high school. She will be the first person to go to college. She is the first person i...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 2, 2017

Frustration continues with slow progress for sand placement

Donald Trump to the rescue? Frustrated by the slow pace of bureaucracy, local residents and officials are looking for help in all places in their quest to establish a beach nourishment program at Cape Horn and on Puget Island. The permitting process...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Grand re-opening

A group of well wishers were on hand for the ribbon cutting at the community center in Cathlamet. Sponsored by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce, the Saturday event celebrated the re-opening of the...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Lady Mules on great winning streak

MIXED BAG--As February came to an end, we've had some sun, some rain, some hail, some snow and some very cold temperatures, so we've had it all it seems! The snow we got last Thursday was a little more than many of us expected, but thankfully, it had...

 
 News    March 2, 2017

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center at Cathlamet, 9 a.m. - Noon. Grief Recovery, Community Center, Cathlamet, 1 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Skamokawa...

 
 By Trudy Fredrickson    Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Birthday fête set for Bob Larson's 90th

It’s hard to tell whether Mother Nature wants it to be Spring or remain Winter. One day sun, then rain and snow. Last Saturday was a gorgeous day, and my sister happened to have the day off, so we decided to have lunch at the Grays River Cafe....

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Redmen Hall to reopen

Redmen Hall will reopen on Saturday, March 4. They will exhibit their new panels displaying the photographs that were in the "History of the Tugs and Steamboats operating in the Lower Columbian Estuary." They will be open Saturday and Sunday the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    March 2, 2017

Comet teams ousted in regionals

Basketball season ended for Naselle High School this weekend. After losing to Taholah in the District 4 1B championship on February 18, the Naselle boys had to turn around and play the the Chitwins again in a loser out regional game on Friday in...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Bamboozled

Professor Bamboozle entertained some families at the St. James Family Center on Saturday. Here, he enlisted Kaylee Dahl to help him with one of his illusions. Photo by Diana Zimmer...

 
 By Bill Loftus    Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Cathlamet native now assoc. dean of UI ag

Some of the best advice that University of Idaho animal science professor and researcher Matt Doumit ever received about teaching came from an uncle who was a professor at Fresno State University. “Before I started graduate school, my uncle Marvin...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Job fair scheduled March 29 at WHS

Companies in and around Wahkiakum County are invited to host a table at the Wahkiakum Career Day on March 29. The event will help 9th through 12th grade students learn about the area’s companies, industries and career opportunities. Employers from...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Irene Martin to speak at Cathlamet Book Club

Irene Martin, author and historian of the Wahkiakum area will speak to the Cathlamet Book Club on Friday, March 10 at 11:00 a.m. This gathering will be held at the Cathlamet Community Center located at 101 Main Street under the Library in the same...

 
 By Kelly Patterson    Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

UPCOMING EVENTS Community Center in Cathlamet

There have been a couple of changes since last week’s edition. *Seed Exchange Wednesday, March 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. WSU Extension and Master Gardeners. Come in and exchange seeds and learn from the Master Gardeners. It’s that time of year to...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Community Center to host seed exchange

The Cathlamet Community Center, located at 101 Main St., will host a free seed exchange on Wednesday, March 15, from 11 a.m., to 1 p.m. The event is sponsored by the WSU Master Gardeners, the Cathlamet Community Center, Skamokawa Grange, and the...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Local church to hold study sessions beginning March 5

On Sunday, March 5 at 11:30 a.m., St. James Episcopal Church will host a study of the Dead Sea Scrolls, considered to be one of the most important archaeological discoveries of the 20th century, maybe of all time, containing documents that include...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Erval Cooper

Our beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend, Erval Gary Cooper, 77, passed away on February 16th, 2017 very unexpectedly in Vancouver, WA. He lived in Cathlamet, WA for 50 years. Erval was...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

In Their Footsteps event set for March 19

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. This Road We Traveled with Purposeful Pioneering Women will be shared by Jane Kirkpatrick on Sunday, March 19, at 1:00 p.m....

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Notice of change of meeting date

The Cathlamet Public Library Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 2 has been moved to Thursday, March 9 at the library, 12:45 p.m. The public is welcome to attend....

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Lewis & Clark Trail Run, March 25

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park hosts the first of a trail run series on Saturday, March 25, to “bid adieu” to winter at Fort Clatsop and greet the arrival of spring. The Lewis & Clark Trail Series includes several events along trails...

 
 Sheriffs Report    March 2, 2017

Sheriff's Report, March 2, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past two weeks, including: February 13 — 9:35 a.m. A caller reported that one of the bathrooms at the marina had been vandalized. 4:2...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 2, 2017

Science fiction convention set for March 24 at LCC

NanoCon Mk. IV Science Fiction Convention expands to a two day event beginning with the NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival on March 24, from 5-10 p.m., in the Rose Center for the Performing Arts at Lower Columbia College in...

 

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