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Articles from the April 9, 2014 edition

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Mule athletes fare well in Thursday meet

The Wahkiakum Mules hosted their only home track and field event of the year last Thurseday. For the boys, Austin Burns took third in the 100 meters with a time of 11.95, and Nevan Bingham came in...

 

Mules split doubleheader

Last Thursday, the Wahkiakum Mule baseball team traveled to Adna and split a double header with the Pirates. The Mules lost the first game 1-7. Travis Wegdahl got a hit, a stolen base and an RBI. Mason Mackey had two hits and two stolen bases. Cody...

 
 By Nick Vavoudis    Sports    April 9, 2014

High School Golf

The Wahkiakum Mule golf team posted an incomplete score and lost to Northwest Christian who posted a 209. Two of the Mules were late to school and were unavailable for the match. The Mules that did play finished first, second and third in the...

 

Hosanna Musicale Sunday at 2 p.m.

NICE START--As this work week begins, it is simply gorgeous outside. As I stood in the sunshine without a drop of wind around me on Monday afternoon, I was actually feeling pretty toasty out there, and beings I haven't felt that warm outside for...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 10, 2014

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: March 31 – 10:46 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Rosedale residence to aid an ailing elderly ma...

 

Sue E. Sullivan

Susan Eileen Sullivan, 63, of Kelso passed away Nov. 8, 2013, at the Hospice Care Center. Her obituary was published in The Eagle November 26, 2013. She was born to Victor and Audrey (Moonen) Anderson at Cowlitz General Hospital in Longview April...

 

Student organizing WHS alumni hoops game

For her senior project, Wahkiakum High School student Maya Stanley has organized a Men’s Alumni Basketball Game to raise money for the Lady Mules basketball program. The event is scheduled for April 26 at 6 p.m. at the high school. There is no...

 

Sheriff's Corner

I want to start by giving my thanks and appreciation to all the Telecommunicators (911 dispatchers) that work for the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office. They do a fantastic job as the important and vital link on the other end of the call you make in...

 

Raised bed gardens to be discussed

On April 29 at 6 p.m., Cowlitz County Master Gardener Jon Griffin will discuss the benefits of using a raised bed for a vegetable garden. Griffin will discuss the benefits of a raised bed and how to manage a garden in a raised bed to lengthen the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 9, 2014

Public expresses frustration over elk hoof rot

A panel of representatives from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) met with locals last Wednesday to give an update on their work to diagnose the disease that is causing hoof rot in populations of Willapa and Mount St. Helen’s el...

 

Local artists performing operatic program

Local musicians Kyleen Austin, Andrew Emlen and Kathleen Petersen will perform an Evening of Operatic Songs on April 19, 7 p.m., at the Inn at Skamokawa Great Room located at 957 Steam Boat Slough Road. Tickets are $17 in advance and $18 at the...

 

Learn about school gardens

On Thursday, April 17, at 6 p.m., Ian Thompson, Director of Lower Columbia School Gardens, will share successes, challenges and opportunities of developing and sustaining school gardens, getting kids outside digging in the mud, noticing, observing...

 

Kindergarten registration set for April 15

All parents of students that will start kindergarten in the Fall of 2014 are invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Family Center. There will be child care provided at no cost to make it easier for parents...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 9, 2014

Hook the "hawgs"!

The parking lot and camping grounds were full at the Cathlamet Marina as more than 80 people signed up to compete in last weekend’s second annual Hook the Hawg Derby sponsored by the Wahkiakum...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 9, 2014

Health center, county health department to study co-location

Wahkiakum County's Health Department may someday share quarters with the Cowlitz Family Health Center Clinic. Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday affirmed their interest in seeing the Health and Human Services Department (H&HS) explore the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 9, 2014

Commissioners discuss fish recovery issues

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled a variety of business when they met Tuesday. The board held a public hearing to collect comment on an upgraded watershed management plan for Wahkiakum and Cowlitz counties. The Lower Columbia Fish Recovery...

 

Sexual assault awareness is an important topic

To The Eagle: April is designated as National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual assault has been getting a lot of attention lately, from college campuses to the military to the nation’s capital and even on the popular PBS series “Downton...

 

Are you willing to become an acceptable risk?

To The Eagle: What is it like to live near an LNG (liquefied natural gas) storage tank? Ask the families of Plymouth, WA who were evacuated from their homes this week. Emergency responders evacuated a two mile radius around the leaking LNG storage...

 

Valley Center looking for more hands

News from Naselle Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams for the coming week: Monday-fast pitch and baseball at Taholah at 4 p.m.; Wednesday-middle school track at Ocosta at 3:30 p.m.; Thursday-track at North Beach at 3:30 p.m. Go Comets!!...

 

Naselle student wins book cover design contest

Emma Colombo, 5th grade student at Naselle-Grays River Valley School, was the winner of the 2014 Premium Book Cover Design Contest for the Pacific County Fair. Her design will be used for the cover of the 2014 Exhibitor’s Guide and the original...

 

Naselle chruch marks 120 years

2014 marks the 120th year as a congregation for the Naselle Lutheran Church and April 26th as the annual Salad Luncheon. The event is slated for 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. An array of salads will be available for a donation of $7.00. The Lutheran bakers...

 

Kindergarten registration set for April 15

All parents of students that will start kindergarten in the Fall of 2014 are invited to an informational meeting on Tuesday, April 15 at 6:30 p.m. at St. James Family Center. There will be child care provided at no cost to make it easier for parents...

 

Fibbers wanted for storytelling workshop

Are you a natural-born liar, more politely called a "good storyteller”? Have you always wanted to learn the tricks of convincingly stretching the truth? Professional storyteller Leslie Slape, winner of last year's Tall Tales contest, will teach...

 

Birth Notice

Josh and Aimee Hoyt of Spokane Valley, WA announce the arrival of their son Jaxton Daniel Hoyt. He was born at 3:47 a.m. on March 23, 2014 weighing 6-lbs, 12-oz., and he was 19” long. Maternal grandparents are Pam Abena of Cathlamet and Tim Abena...

 

At The Library

Preschool Story Times are now offered at the Cathlamet Public Library on Thursdays at 2:15 p.m, beginning today (April 10). Parents are encouraged to bring young children who would enjoy sitting with them in a small group to experience a great...

 

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