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Articles from the September 15, 2016 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    September 15, 2016

Thousands of quilts have gone north

In the near future, boxes filled with love will leave Wahkiakum County and head north to Seattle. The boxes have been making this trip every year since 1959, when the Puget Island Auxiliary was...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 15, 2016

County ready to send dredging easements this week

County officials are ready to take the next step in getting four waterfront areas qualified as US Army Corps of Engineers dredge spoils disposal sites. The board of commissioners on Tuesday cleared...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    September 15, 2016

Port 1 commission considers budget, possible rate hikes

Last Thursday, commissioners at the Wahkiakum County Port District 1 meeting discussed the preliminary budget and possible rate hikes for 2017, talked about dredge issues, and approved the sale of an abandoned boat. Commissioners looked over the...

 
 Opinion    September 15, 2016

Couple urges voters to support Prestegard

To The Eagle: This fall the citizens of Wahkiakum County have the opportunity, and the duty, to carefully evaluate and elect the best candidates running for a variety of local, regional and national public offices. Locally the county commissioner...

 
 Opinion    September 15, 2016

Reader comments on 'recycling woes'

To The Eagle: I noticed a new sign up by the recycling bins stating what is acceptable for recycling. Obviously, it changes things quite a bit. Before, the bins just said plastic, tin, mixed paper and cardboard. Now we learn that tin means crushed...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 15, 2016

Commissioners okay road improvements

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday authorized the county engineer to apply for funds for road improvement projects in Eden Valley, on Puget Island and at Skamokawa. Commissioners authorized County Engineer Paul Lacy to apply for grant funding...

 
 News    September 15, 2016

Sunset on the river

A late summer sunset colors the sky and Columbia RIver. Photo by Rick Nelson....

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Oktoberfest Vendors Fair this Saturday

NICE WEEKEND--We had a pretty great weekend weather-wise, as there was a lot going on and it's always great when big events wind up enjoying sunny days. One of those who really depends on nice weather, is the " End of the World Rod Run " down at the...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Learn to grow dahlias

On September 27 at 6:30 pm, Teresa Bergman, owner of Cowlitz River Dahlias will talk about how to grow dahlias successfully. Bergman will discuss the different forms of dahlias, how to divide them, store them and planting techniques. The free class...

 
 News    September 15, 2016

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet First Aid Division, Fire Hall, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, First Aid Division, 7 p.m. Grays...

 
 By Trudy Fredrickson    Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Cooking classes offered at GRVC

I’m writing this week’s column at the kitchen table of my son and daughter-in-law in “sunny California.” Believe me, if I didn’t have family and friends here, I wouldn’t be either. So many people on top of each other, so much traffic and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Covered Bridge Dinner set for October 1 in Grays River

The ninth annual Covered Bridge Dinner hosted by Wahkiakum 4-H will be held October 1, in the historic Grays River Covered Bridge. This event will again bring 4-H leaders, members, volunteers and community members together to provide an evening of...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

USCIS to welcome 11 new citizens at Knappton Cove Heritage Center

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Portland Field Office Director Michael Hickman will administer the Oath of Allegiance to 11 of America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at Knappton Cove Heritage Center in Naselle...

 
 Sheriffs Report    September 15, 2016

Sheriff's Report, September 15, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 5 — 3:22 p.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 in the Nassa Point area. September 6 —...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Sen. Murray and Rep. Herrera Beutler announce investments for Longview and Clark County

Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R- Southwest WA) recently announced three major Federal Transit Administration investments in Longview and Clark County’s public transportation systems made possible by Senator Murray and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Moon over Cathlamet

The moon floated over the Pioneer Community Center Tuesday evening. The moon should be full on Friday, according to the calendar. Photo by Rick Nelson....

 
 Obituaries    September 15, 2016

Robert J. "Butch" Rodal

Butch passed away on September 3, 2106 after a courageous battle with prostate cancer. Butch was born on September 12, 1940 in Longview, Wa. to Jennings and Rita Rodal. He grew up in Cathlamet, Wa. graduating from Wahkiakum High School in 1958. He...

 
 By Columbia Basin Bulletin    Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

NOAA: NO Mitchell Act funds to hatcheries till opinion is finished

NOAA Fisheries and the Wild Fish Conservancy have stipulated that the agency will not disburse Mitchell Act funds to 10 Northwest hatcheries until the federal agency has completed its hatchery biological opinion and incidental take statements for the...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

WDFW tentatively schedules razor clam digs through December

The first razor clam dig of the fall season is planned for mid-October on four ocean beaches with additional digs tentatively scheduled through December. Final approval of all scheduled openings will depend on results of marine toxin tests that show...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

New tool increases transparency of state tax incentives

The public and policymakers have a new tool at their fingertips to learn more about the value of many state tax incentives. The Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is introducing the use of interactive software to share data about...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

"New Faces of Nashville" concert series continues

Cookin’ Country 105.5, KUKN has announced the latest acoustic concert in their New Faces of Nashville concert series. Dot Records Nashville’s Drake White will perform on Friday, September 30 at The Columbia Theatre in Longview at 7 p.m. Drake...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Production of Barefoot in the Park to show in October

The Astor Street Opry Company has announced its fall production of “Barefoot in the Park,” by Neil Simon. Performance dates are Fridays and Saturdays, October 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22. There will be one matinee, October 16 at 2 p.m. The house opens...

 
 Wahkiakum People    September 15, 2016

Learn to compost

On September 28 at 6:00 p.m., learn how to effectively compost food wastes and garden material. Those attending the class can purchase a composting bin (normally $85) for $10 that night. See the different ways to compost and the advantages of each...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    September 15, 2016

Lady Mules split matches this week

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team split games with a loss in Napavine on Thursday and a win against South Bend at home on Tuesday. "It was a tough match," Coach Kayli Hurley said of the non-league c...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    September 15, 2016

Mules trample Wildcats: host South Bend Friday

The Wahkiakum Mule football team rolled to a 40-0 win over the Ocosta Wildcats last Friday to run their non-league season record to 2-0. After a scoreless first quarter, the Mules put two touchdowns on the board to lead 14-0 at halftime. Quarterback...

 

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