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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

WHS students see Navy teamwork at work

Photos courtesy of Brent Freeman On April 17, 21 Wahkiakum students and staff got a rare opportunity to tour the USS Portland, a San Antonio Class LPD (landing/platform dock) while it was in...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 26, 2018

Citizens press county to pursue highway safety

On a day with a limited agenda, citizens in the audience pressed the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners on Tuesday to pursue traffic safety measures on SR 4. The Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) has been consulting with the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Citizen's Police Academy is fun, informative

An eight week Citizen's Police Academy offered by the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office is halfway over, and participants not only seem to be learning a lot about law enforcement, they sound like...

 

Corrections & Clarifications

At their April 16, meeting, members of the Cathlamet Town Council went into executive session to discuss acquisition of a piece of property. Upon returning to open session, the council authorized Mayor Dale Jacobson to obtain an appraisal of a piece...

 

Island land owner offers his critique of assessor

To The Eagle: I would like to add my two cents worth to the previous Letters to The Eagle concerning Wahkiakum County Tax Assessor Bill Coons. My multiple interactions with him have also been unpleasant and unbecoming of any public servant. After I...

 

Assessor responds to writer's criticisms

To The Eagle: I appreciate the opportunity to respond to the letter in this edition of The Eagle submitted by Michael Baccellieri. I wish to correct its inaccuracies. Mr. Baccellieri states that I attempted to intimidate him by requiring him to compl...

 

Local input sought for skills center survey

To The Eagle: There is a regional effort underway to complete a feasibility study for the creation of a new skill center to assist high school students to receive much needed job skills. More information on skill centers in Washington can be found...

 

WHS golf team injured in 5-car accident

Members of the Wahkiakum High School golf team were among the injured in a five-vehicle traffic accident at 1:25 p.m. last Thursday. According to a report from the Washington State Patrol, the team was in a 2005 Ford Excursion, fourth in a line of...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Vancouver man seeks seat in US House

David McDevitt, a candidate for U.S. Representative for the Third Congressional District, held an informal town hall at the Duck Inn on Sunday morning. This is the second time that McDevitt has run...

 

Sunday is last day for exhibit at Redmen Hall

WEEKEND--This past weekened we started out a little damp on Saturday morning after a pretty cloudy, yet dry Friday, but it quickly became real sunny and nice. Saturday night saw temps drop down in the mid-30s, and with clear skies, I was hoping to...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen...

 

Free concert April 29

Free concert April 29 The Castle Rock Men’s Ensemble will give a free concert on Sunday, April 29, at 2 p.m., at St. James Episcopal Church, 1134 Columbia Street, Cathlamet. The ensemble includes pastors, teachers, a judge, plumber and others....

 

New director for center; fund raisers ahead

News from Naselle: Naselle Comet teams sports calendar for the coming week includes: Today (Thursday), high school track at Raymond at 3:30 p.m.; Friday, high school fast pitch at Wishkah at 4 p.m., baseball in Naselle with Ocosta at 4 p.m.;...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 26, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 16 — 8:31 a.m. An agency in Utah asked the sheriff’s office to notify a Wahkiakum resident of the...

 

Vada B. Mosteller

Vada Blanche Mosteller, 86, of Cathlamet died April 11, 2018 at Hospice Care Center in Longview. She was born September 22, 1931 in Bryson City, North Carolina to Raleigh and Maude (McMahan) DeHart. She attended school in North Carolina and married...

 

Conversations about race ahead

The Lower Columbia Conference of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is sponsoring a Conversations About Race community event May 5, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Bethany Lutheran Church, Longview. The public is invited to attend. The Women of the ELCA...

 

Meeting planned to discuss summer lunch program

According to Libby Whitney, a meeting will be held Monday, April 30 to discuss plans for a summer lunch program for children in the greater Cathlamet area. The meeting will be held at 1 p.m., in the Community Center in Cathlamet. Our Saviour’s...

 

JC Thomas Middle School honor roll announced

The 3rd Quarter Honor Roll at JC Thomas Middle School has been announced with the following students making the list: 8th Grade: Colten Anrys, Amanda Carroll and Megan Leitz all earned a 4.0. Earning a 3.2-3.9 were Gabe Moon, Sarah Tsybikova, Akira...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 26, 2018

Wahkiakum wrestling program celebrates

Wahkiakum wrestlers celebrated all their hard work this season with a banquet on Monday. They also took time to take a picture for the Washington National Guard as a thank you for the donation of a...

 

Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference set for May 9

Local leaders invite the community to join them on Wednesday, May 9 for the Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference (P2P), part of a statewide effort to help communities provide youth better job preparation and more opportunities to learn valuable...

 

WHS Track and Field

The Wahkiakum Mules track and field team joined 11 other teams to compete in the Pirate Classic at Adna High School last Thursday. The Lady Mules scored 43.5 points to take fourth place in girls competition. The boys took 12th place with eight...

 

Pollution forces shellfish harvest limits

The Washington State Department of Health’s annual water quality evaluation identified high bacteria levels in four of Washington’s 106 commercial shellfish areas, prompting harvest restrictions. An additional 19 areas are threatened with...

 

Performance April 26 in Astoria

The Oregon Brass Quintet will perform at the Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial Street, Astoria, on April 26, 7 p.m. General admission tickets are $20, students free. The Oregon Brass Quintet has been in residence at the University of Oregon since the...

 

The Astoria School of Ballet to perform The Little Princess

A public performance of The Little Princess will be held May 4, 7p.m., at the Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St., Astoria. Tickets are $15 for general admission. Based on the classic children’s novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, the Astoria School...

 

Public invited to participate in online transportation user survey

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) as lead agency for the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Planning Organization, invites the public to participate in an Accessible Transportation User Survey. Everyone who lives in...

 

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