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Articles from the April 5, 2018 edition

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A fine day for an egg hunt

Above: The Wahkiakum Lions Club held its annual Easter Egg Hunt last Saturday at Skamokawa Vista Park. Veteran egg hunters relished the clear, dry weather. Right: This little girl was planning ahead....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 5, 2018

Town, county work on speed limit proposal

Officials from Wahkiakum County and the Town of Cathlamet on Tuesday set the parameters for a request to lower the SR 4 speed limit to 35 miles per hour. County commissioners will prepare a draft, and once town officials have reviewed and approved...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 5, 2018

Hot timber market boosting county revenue

Because of hot markets and good timing, Wahkiakum County stands to receive higher than expected revenue from harvest of timber on county trust timberland. Last fall, commissioners estimated timber sale revenue at $1.1 million, but on Tuesday,...

 

Island life

A white-tail deer clears a fence on Puget Island. Photo by Dan Tchozewski....

 

More unhappy citizens deal with assessments

To The Eagle: I found Lori Hamp’s letter [March 22, 2018 edition] about her experiences with the property tax appeals system in this county to be right on. But Mr. Coons reply seemed evasive and defensive, as if he were running for something. And t...

 

Assessor seeking re-election

To The Eagle: It seems that the local political season has begun. I want to let your readers know that I am seeking re-election as Wahkiakum County Assessor. I offer my experience and knowledge to voters as they choose the best person to...

 

Like cows bawling at the fence

To The Eagle: In a book titled Yamsi, about cattle ranching in Oregon, the author/rancher laments about suckering in after the first snowfall and putting out winter hay too early. Then the snow melts and the cows and calves stand at the fence ignorin...

 

Lack of respect; you must do better

To The Eagle: I can't believe the comic you ran in last week’s paper during the most holy week for Christians. This hurtful inappropriate piece of not at all funny trash depicting Christ at Gethsemane with his disciples. Let me point out that the...

 

Apology offered

To The Eagle: I must ask, when did it become appropriate for an elected official, in a public hearing to proclaim, “I’m not going to get into a pi__ing contest with you?” Although not offensive, the statement was very unprofessional and very...

 

My mother was right

To The Eagle: April is so great! You get your tax refund and magically you get to use it to pay your first half of your property taxes, not buy a new car, not to go on a cruise, not to buy a boat---my mother told me “Life isn’t always fair....

 

Coverage was outstanding

To The Eagle: Thank you for the outstanding coverage and related article on the recent travails of the Wages family. While the incident involving the sheriff’s office was a matter of public record, the story by Diana Zimmerman was a deeply...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 5, 2018

WSU Vancouver professor running for congress

Last month, Carolyn Long, a professor of political science at Washington State University Vancouver and candidate for U.S. Representative for Washington's Third Congressional District, spoke in front...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 5, 2018

Salmon derby fishers "Hook the Hawg"

Hook the Hawg, a fishing derby organized and run every year by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce as part of their contract for Wahkiakum County Port 1, raised $1,000 for a scholarship to benefit a...

 

J.A. Wendt Literacy Night

Last Thursday, students from J.A. Wendt Elementary School, along with family members, teachers, and staff, packed the multipurpose room for Literacy Night. A camping theme was used to promote the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 5, 2018

PUD planning for water main contingency

General Manager Dave Tramblie on Tuesday presented a plan to deal with any potential water main breaks on the Puget Island bridge while the Washington State Department of Transportation makes repairs at the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of...

 

Welcome to new mail carrier, Shelby Hoiland

SOME GOOD/SOME BAD--Thank goodness we had a nice day on Saturday after some morning clouds, as it made the Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt a big hit, and all the doings at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds were much more enjoyable as well. With my weather...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS, Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Dept., 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work n...

 

Enhancement district needs your input

News from Naselle: Following a week of Spring Break, students will return to classes on Monday. Sports calendar for this week includes: Friday, high school baseball at PWV at 4 p.m.; Saturday, high school track at the Daily Astorian Meet; Monday,...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 5, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: March 26 — 7:49 a.m. A motorist was reported for driving past a school bus that had its stop paddle extended. 7...

 

Contest winners announced

Abigail Tsybikova is the winner of the 34th annual Great White Tail Run art contest sponsored by Wahkiakum 4-H. Abigail, a student of the Wahkiakum School District will receive a shirt with her winning design and $25. Second place is Avalon...

 

Planning workshop for library set for May 19

The Cathlamet Public Library is asking for community input on library programs and services to assist in better meeting local needs, through a short one page survey. The survey can be accessed online through the slideshow link on the library...

 

FOS exhibit open April 13-29

The Friends of Skamokawa Organization presents a "Creative Wood Designs Exhibit" April 13-29, Thursday-Sunday, 12-4 p.m., at the River Life Interpretive Center/ Redmen Hall 1394 West State Route 4 in Skamokawa, phone 360-795-3007. Local wood...

 

WHS senior restores playground figure

Wahkiakum High School senior Cody Terpsma remembers the wood sculpture of the Cat in the Hat that sat in the playground at J.A. Wendt from the days when he played there as a child. So when he found...

 

Wahkiakum Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt winners

Winners of the Wahkiakum Lions Club Easter Egg Hunt shown left to right were: Basket #1. Keely Cothren; Basket #2. Christopher Stewart; Basket #3 Royce Knight; Basket #4 Ethan Adams; Basket #5 Ezra Merz. Prize Egg #6 was never found. Courtesy...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 5, 2018

Association seeks support

Last Wednesday, the Pioneer Community Association held an open house before their annual member meeting. The fire suppression system is in place and the fire marshal gave the okay to open the doors, but there is still a lot to be done to preserve...

 

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