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Articles from the May 7, 2014 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 7, 2014

Wahkiakum Track and Field

In Wahkiakum Mule Track and Field action this past week, sophomore Gunnar Blix traveled to Spokane Valley to compete in the 2014 Strandberg at Central High School. He took ninth in the shot put with a throw of 46’1” and 13th in the discus event w...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 7, 2014

Mules split double header with Toutle Lake

The Wahkiakum Mule baseball team lost two to Morton/White Pass last Thursday in a double header. Zach Brown pitched the first game, which the team lost 0-3. Hank Ferguson and Mason Mackey each hit a single. “Gunnar Blix pitched a good game,”...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 7, 2014

Lady Mules play hard but lose double header

The Wahkiakum Mule softball team faced Morton White Pass at home last Thursday and lost two games, but Coach Cindy Fudge had high praise for her team. The Mules dropped the first game 0-15. “I give a lot of credit to these girls,” Fudge said....

 
 By Nick Vavoudis    Sports    May 7, 2014

High School Golf

The Wahkiakum Mule golf team avenged two short handed losses to Northwest Christian with 179-222 victory away at Hawks Prairie Golf Course in Lacy last week. The Mules finished 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 5th in the two team event. Austin Good medaled with a...

 

First lure coursing even of the season this weekend

The first lure coursing event of the season will take place this weekend, Saturday & Sunday, May 10 and 11, at Misty Rivers Plantation, 117 Cross Dike Road, on Puget Island. This event is sponsored by the Willamette Valley Basenji Club and...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Sports    May 7, 2014

Basketball banquet held last Sunday

This past Sunday, the Wahkiakum High School basketball coaches held their annual banquet to honor the various team players and to say goodbye to the senior players who were just outstanding this year. Coach Bill Olsen and Assistant Coach Todd...

 

Anglers get two more days to pursue spring chinook

The sportfishing season for spring chinook salmon on the lower Columbia River will reopen for two days this week under an agreement reached Tuesday by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon. Under that agreement, anglers can catch and keep one...

 

Happy Mother's Day to one and all

OFF AND ON--As this work week begins, it's been an off and on day for rain and sunshine, as it depends on where you were and at what time of the day you were there as to whether or not you were steaming in your car or pulling the hood up on your...

 

Sheriff's Report, May 8, 2014

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 28 – 9:13 a.m. An Elochoman Valley resident reported a domestic disturbance. 10:57 a.m. An Elochoman...

 
 News    May 7, 2014

WSU Master Gardener Plant Sale set for May 10 at fairgrounds

Are you looking for great plants at a reasonable price? Do you need advice on local plants and how to take care of them? Then the WSU Master Gardener Plant Sale is the place to be. It will be held on May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Cowlitz...

 
 By Sheriff Mark Howie    News    May 7, 2014

Sheriff's Corner

You will be seeing the Sheriff’s Office vehicles flying blue ribbons on the antennae this month. May 11–17 is National Police Week, honoring police officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving their communities around the natio...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 7, 2014

PUD commission handles varied issues

Wahkiakum PUD General Manager Dave Tramblie gave a report of recent activity, and the board discussed policies at Tuesday morning’s PUD Board of Commissioners meeting. According to Tramblie, a sailboat that ran into a power line on Birnie Slough...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 7, 2014

Layton Elliott: Music without limits

His youthful appearance and quiet soft spoken manner belie local musician Layton Elliott’s nearly six decades on this planet, his gravelly baritone and mean guitar skills. Elliott really wanted a drum set when he was a young teen. What he got was...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 7, 2014

High school hosting mass band event

On May 13, students from 12 southwest Washington school bands will fill Wahkiakum High School’s gym with a wall of sound in competition and performance in a Mass Band event. This is the first time the event has come to Cathlamet in music teacher...

 
 News    May 7, 2014

Food drive to be held May 10

The Cathlamet Postal Service, VFW, Wahkiakum Food Bank, Helping Hand Food Bank and high school students will pick up food donations at citizen mailboxes on Saturday, May 10. Participants are asked to have donations at their mailbox at their regular...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2014

Ferry utility connection costs rattle commission

Wahkiakum County commissioners weren't happy Tuesday with estimates for improving utilities at the Puget Island ferry landing. The county is going to upgrade the landing to accommodate a new, larger ferry which will go into service in 2015. That...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2014

Council fills vacancy, acts on timber, gas bids

The Cathlamet Town Council filled a vacancy, approved timber harvest plans and rejected a bid for a Propane supply during a special meeting Tuesday. The council appointed former Council Member Bill Talbott to fill the vacant position held by Dick...

 
 News    May 7, 2014

Carlton Appelo to celebrate 92nd birthday May 10

A birthday reception honoring well known historian, Carlton Appelo, is scheduled for May 10th at the Appelo Archives Center at 1056 SR 4 in Naselle. The reception will be held from 11 am to 3 pm in honor of his 92nd birthday. Carlton has been a succe...

 

Birth Announcement

Jarrett Anthoni Aegerter was born March 21. He is the son of Tony and Annalei Aergerter of Puget Island. He weighed 6 lbs., 10 oz., at birth and was 19.5 inches long. Grandparents are Jacque Burkhalter of Arlington and Fred and Kooki Aegerter of...

 
 News    May 7, 2014

Candidate for Congress coming to Cathlamet

Michael Delavar, Republican candidate for Washington’s Third Congressional District, will come to Cathlamet next week for a “Meet and Greet the Candidate” event. On May 14, 6:30 p.m., Delavar will host a town hall meeting at the Puget Island...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2014

Candidate filing starts next Monday

Filing runs next week, May 12-16, for positions that will be on the summer and fall election ballots, and many county government positions will be open. County Auditor Diane Tischer, Commissioner Blair Brady and Assessor Bill Coons have already...

 

Food bank asking for donations for sale

To The Eagle: Helping Hand Food Bank is looking for clean, resaleable items to be donated for a garage sale to be held May 23-24. The sale will be held at 54 Boege Road in Cathlamet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Items may be dropped off Tuesdays from 10...

 

Kindergarten round up will be held May 13

After the nice few days, the weekend turned into another wet one. Our son, Carl and his girlfriend Dion were here for the weekend from Seattle as well as other son, Shane. They had hoped to get some dry hiking in but that didn’t pan out, so they...

 

Young artists exhibit works in Hotel C.

Art was hung in the lobby of the Hotel Cathlamet on Saturday in an event by the Rock ‘n’ Roll Congress to showcase the creativity and talents of local youth. Rock ‘n’ Roll Congress is an after school program organized by mother and daughter d...

 

WSU 4-H sewing volunteers offer youth summer 4-H sewing camp

A summer day camp, Sew for Fun, for youth wishing to learn how to sew will be held Monday through Friday, July 7-11, at the Catlin Grange. The class times for 1st and 2nd year students will be from 9 a.m. to noon; 3rd, 4th, and 5th year students...

 

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