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Articles from the October 27, 2016 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 27, 2016

County adds texting to 9-1-1 connection

Wahkiakum is now one of nine counties in the state of Washington that can accept text messages to 911 in an emergency. Currently, only AT&T, US Cellular and T-Mobile customers can use the service in t...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 27, 2016

Craving for butter leads to Island creamery

Last Wednesday, the Little Island Creamery celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon cutting, tours, hors d'oeuvres and more. The creamery is the brainchild of Puget Island residents, business...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 27, 2016

Facing shortfalls, commissioners start on budgets

Wahkiakum County officials have started work on 2017 budgets, and it's a story that's been repeated for several years. Commissioners have asked department heads not to ask for anything new, and they say projected expenses will exceed projected revenu...

 
 Opinion    October 27, 2016

Help collect shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child

To The Eagle: In just a few weeks, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church on Puget Island will be collecting shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child- a program through Samaritan’s Purse. This year we are inviting the community to participate with us in...

 
 Opinion    October 27, 2016

Backman volunteers countless hours

To The Eagle: My ballot has arrived and I will vote for Mike Backman as Wahkiakum County commissioner. I appreciate what he brings to the board by listening to county residents, asking needed questions, working toward solutions and betterment of our...

 
 Opinion    October 27, 2016

Purcell: Positive force to get things done

To The Eagle: We support Teresa Purcell to be our 19th District Representative in the state legislature. It’s helpful that she has strong family ties to this area and owns the family home in Columbia Heights, Longview. What is more important to us...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 27, 2016

WSDOT starts planning for PI bridge work

The Washington Department of Transportation is looking for local input on a coming project to paint and repair the Julia Butler Hansen Bridge between Cathlamet and Puget Island. WSDOT plans to complete the project during the summer months of 2017 and...

 
 By Dr. Madeline Kalbach    News    October 27, 2016

Columbian white-tails have been delisted to threatened species

Remarkable strides in recovery have been made for the Columbian white-tailed deer in our area. Evidence of this is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s reclassification of the Columbia River distinct population segment of Columbian white-tailed...

 
 Sheriffs Report    October 27, 2016

Sheriff's Report, October 27, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 18 — 8:34 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an Elochoman Valley resident with severe head and neck...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Many Halloween events this weekend

NOT TOO BAD--Last weekend wasn't too bad, as while we had some rain, we also had some dry times, along with some sunshine, so it was certainly better than the weekend before! We even saw the "field lakes" going down at last, so that's always a...

 
 By Patty Dursteler    Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

What's happening at the Fair?

Here is What's Happening at the fair this week! The 3rd Annual Halloween Carnival will take place on Sunday October 30 from 4-7 p.m. There will be a Halloween Costume Contest with three age divisions and games for $1.00 to be played. While you’re...

 
 News    October 27, 2016

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m....

 
 By Trudy Fredrickson    Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Holiday bazaar, Hallows Eve events this weekend

Naselle news: Sports calendar for the coming week: Thursday, middle school football at Wishkah at 4 p.m., high school volleyball at Lake Quinault at 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, cross country district meet at Onalaska with first event at 10:30 a.m.; Monday,...

 
 By Nick Nikkila    Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Fire District 3 seeks levy for equipment

Commissioners of Wahkiakum County Fire District 3 are asking voters to approve raising the district's levy to help cover the increasing costs of equipment. The district covers the western half of the county. Like many other rural volunteer fire...

 
 By Nick Nikkila    Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Veterans' Day assembly November 10 at N/GRVS

A Veterans’ Day Assembly will be held in the gymnasium at Naselle-Grays River Valley School at 12:30 p.m on November 10. The assembly is an opportunity for students and staff to honor all veterans and present military personnel. It also represents...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Home Care Aide (HCA) training offered

The Care Careers Academy is offering a state approved Home Care Aide training program. The Home Care Aide program is 75 hours and encompasses: CarePro Core Basics training (on-line), Diabetes, Mental Health and a hands-on HCA Skills training course....

 
 Obituaries    October 27, 2016

Cuba Warra

Cuba Marcella Warra, 57, a 27 year resident of Naselle, died in Boise, Idaho while returning from a visit to family. The daughter of Ray and Savana Horsley, she was born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 26, 1959. She grew up and received her education...

 
 Obituaries    October 27, 2016

Holly Stahlberg

Holly A. Stahlberg, 47, of Skamokawa, died at Longview Hospice Care Center on October 22, 2016. She worked at Walmart for the last several years as a receiving clerk. Holly was born on October 7, 1969 in McMinnville,Ore., to John and Linda (Lawver)...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Collection day for unused, expired drugs

Puget Island resident Carol Kriesel dropped off unused medications on Saturday in Cathlamet. Ginger Hake of the Wahkiakum Community Network and Ernie Schnabler of the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Veteran's Day assembly set for November 10

The Wahkiakum School District invites all veterans and members of the community to this year’s Veteran’s Day assembly honoring those who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States. The assembly will be held on Thursday, November 10, at...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Halloween Carnival set for Saturday at SJFC

St. James Family Center's Parent Group will host a Halloween Carnival on Saturday, October 29 from 2-4 p.m., in the SJFC gym. There will be games, food, and a costume contest. All proceeds from this event benefit the United Way of Cowlitz and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Entertainment News

On Saturday, October 29, at River Mile 38 Brewing Company, Christine Darby will perform from 5-8 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Local members competed at Washington State 4-H fair

Wahkiakum 4-H members participated in the Washington State 4-H Fair held last month in Puyallup. Results include Clothing: Damaris Blaylock-1 blue; Grace Hunt-1 blue; Haley Depoe-1 blue, 1 red; Lydia Blaylock-1 blue. Creative Arts: Damaris...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Neewollah poster contest winners announced

Posters were picked up at the Julius A. Wendt Elementary school this week for the Neewollah Daze Poster Contest sponsored by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce. The winners are as follows: Kindergarten - 1st Andrew, 2nd Chloe and 3rd Angela. First...

 
 Wahkiakum People    October 27, 2016

Exhibit canceled

Tsuga Gallery has announced that due to medical issues, their exhibit, entitled “Generations,” has been canceled. An artists’ reception was scheduled for Oct. 29 from 5-7 p.m. The gallery is located at 70 Main St., Cathlamet and is open...

 

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