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Articles from the October 5, 2017 edition

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Students team up for Mule sculptures

On September 26, an art project started by Wahkiakum High School students in Sue Garn's art class in the spring was completed with an installation at the highway entrance to the school. The whole...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 5, 2017

Commissioners hear about DV programs, discuss dredging

Wahkiakum County commissioners recognized the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month and handled other business when they met Tuesday. Susan Schillios, director of the Charlotte House Domestic Violence Shelter, asked the board to approve a procla...

 

PUD wrestles with rates for 2018 budget, substation repairs

After a report from General Manager Dave Tramblie, the preliminary budget for 2018 became the primary focus at the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioner’s meeting on Tuesday. Two rate hikes were proposed with the new budget, but only one was...

 

Corrections, Clarifications

Last week, miscommunication among the staff led to some pictures being identified incorrectly. In a picture in the Vista Park Kite Festival story, a person who should have been identified as Sue Zabel was incorrectly identified as Jessica Schiek. In...

 

Warm ocean moves fish north, changes spawning

Unusually warm ocean conditions off the Pacific Northwest in the last few years led anchovies, sardines and hake to begin spawning in Northwest waters much earlier in the year and, for anchovy, longer than biologists have ever recorded before, new...

 

Would government toy with us?

To the Eagle: Not sure where to start but why not with this. 59 dead, over 500 wounded from the horrific slaughter in Las Vegas yet we're told by Ms. Huckabee-Sanders that, "This isn't the time to talk about gun control." This cognizant gem comes a...

 

Robotics Club on recycling education mission

Story and photos by Jessica Vik Wahkiakum 4-H Robotics Club went into the schools last week educating the kids on recycling. An assembly was held in the middle school for grades 6-8 with a skit on...

 

Event to raise funds for Puerto Rico set for September 21

NOT TOO BAD--We had a couple of very warm days last week, as it was up in the mid-80s, which isn't too shabby for the end of September, but as of last weekend, it looked like we were back into a little more fall-like weather, with sun one minute and...

 

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. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

 

Lamp lit dinner set for Covered Bridge

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week: Today (Thursday), high school football at Washington School for the Deaf at 3:30 p.m., middle school football at Jewell at 4 p.m., middle school volleyball in Naselle with Ocosta at 5:45 p.m.;...

 

Naselle Students of the Month

Naselle Students of the Month showing Pride. Winners were Brielle Anderson - Kindergarten, Lili Ford - Kindergarten, Tristen Laney - 1st, Jaxon Allen - 1st, Layne Whipple - 1st, Kaitlyn Steenerson -...

 

First razor clam dig of season set for Oct. 6-7

The first razor clam dig of the fall season will get underway Oct. 6-7 at four ocean beaches. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has approved the dig on evening tides at Long Beach, Twin Harbors, Copalis and Mocrocks after marine...

 

Fundraiser dinner set for October 21

The Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park, 30 Rosburg School Rd., will hold their Annual Winter Harvest dinner on October 21 from 5-7 p.m. The meal will consist of prime rib, baked potato, salad, vegetables and dessert. Price is $15 for adults...

 

Sheriff's Report, October 5, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 25 — 10:32 a.m. A caller reported that his wife was being harassed at Vista Park. An individual was...

 

Lions Club District Governor visits

The Lions Club Dist. Gov. Bill Karcher, made his annual visit to the Wahkiakum Lions Club meeting on Monday evening and had the honor of installing a new member into the club. Pictured are DG Bill...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, October 6 at the Puget Island Farmers Market, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Jeffrey Reynolds and Friends from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage. Call Rob Stockhouse for further information, 360-560-3785....

 

Dog races will take place

The hounds will indeed be running this weekend at Misty Rivers Plantation, 117 Cross Dike Road on Puget Island. The possibility of a cancellation was mentioned in last week's article, but problems...

 

"BLOODYVOX" with BodyVox

The Liberty Theatre Presents: BLOODYVOX with BodyVox, Friday October 13, 7 p.m., at 1203 Commercial St., Astoria. Spend a spooky Friday the 13th in one of Astoria's most famously haunted places. Start with a group of beautiful and talented dancers,...

 

William H (Bill) Wiester

William H (Bill) Wiester, 91, of Chehalis, WA., passed away at Centralia Providence Hospital September 21, 2017. He was born January 9, 1926 living in Morton. He was born a Boren, but was adopted at...

 

Marilyn J. "Terry" Irving

Marilyn Jeanne (Hays) Irving, (known by most as "Terry" after renaming herself at the age of 10) passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the age of 86. Terry was born to Cletus T....

 

Lady Mules split with Toutle Lake, Toledo

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team split games this week and raised their record to 3-1 in league and 7-2 overall. Last Thursday, the Mules suffered their second loss of the season in a league match...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    October 5, 2017

Mules beat Vikings, face No. 1 Chinooks

The visiting Wahkiakum Mules used a balanced offense to defeat the Mossyrock Vikings 20-7 last Friday. The Mules gained 175 yards on the ground and 103 in the air while holding the Vikings to 82 rushing yards and 57 passing yards. The Mules scored...

 

Wahkiakum Cross Country

The cross country season started for the Wahkiakum Mules in September. On September 7 at La Center, freshman Ellie Hiatt led the girl’s team in the 1.5 mile run, taking 19th place with a time of 11:46.6. She was followed by junior Chloe Wu, who...

 

Comets rip Chitwins 60-14

The Naselle Comets came alive in the second quarter and went on to defeat the Taholah Chitwins 60-14 last Friday. The win over their Coastal 1B League rival pushed the Comets' season record to 4-1, 3-0 in the league. The Comets play today...

 

WIAA honors Holly Disch of NHS

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association last week included Naselle Comette Holly Disch in its Athlete of the Week awards for Week 4 (September 17-September 23). Disch played well that week for the Comette volleyball team, racking up 62...

 

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