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Articles from the April 9, 2015 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    April 9, 2015

Draft junk ordinance has mixed reception

Wahkiakum County got its first glimpse Tuesday of a draft ordinance to regulate accumulations of junk, junked vehicles, vessels and other debris on private property. A committee led by Commissioner Dan Cothren worked on the ordinance during the past...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 9, 2015

PUD rebate, retrofit programs show gains

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners discussed business and heard from Lia Sealund, a customer service representative, about the PUD’s local energy conservation efforts at their meeting on Tuesday. The rebate programs for ductless heat...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 9, 2015

No More campaign headlines the month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness month, and Annika Vik, a sexual assault prevention advocate for St. James Family Center, is using the No More campaign to encourage dialogue about what continues to b...

 

Chamber calling for dedicated planners

It’s time to start planning for this summer’s Bald Eagle Days Festival. The Wahkiakum County Chamber is seeking creative, energetic, and dedicated folks who are interested in serving on the 2015 planning committee. The first meeting is slated...

 

Celebrate National Library Week April 12-18

Next week, the Cathlamet Public Library joins libraries in schools and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. The Cathlamet Public Library is celebrating National Library Week by promoting books by best-selling author David...

 

National Park Week 2015 encourages everyone to Find Your Park

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park joins parks, programs and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. Launched April 1 by the National Park Service and the...

 

Commission to take action on hunting rules

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to take action on proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, upland birds and other game species at a public meeting April 9-10 in Tumwater. Proposals for the 2015 hunting season...

 

Concert at Redmen Hall this Sunday

A VARIETY--This week began with Easter Sunday and I trust you had a good one. We began the day with temperatures at freezing and a whole lot of fog, but it wound up super nice during the day, which lent itself to sitting on the patio and enjoying the...

 

White Tail Run set for May 16

The 31st Great White Tail Run will be held May 16 on the Julia Butler Hansen National Wildlife Refuge located in Skamokawa. The event, featuring a 10K, 5K or 2 mile course, starts at 10 a.m., with day of registration and packet pickup beginning at...

 

Brown Bag Forum: Container Gardening

On April 16 at noon, WSU Master Gardener Phyllis Collins will talk on the special requirements of small gardens that includes fertilizing, watering and maintenance. Learn how to choose plants that will meet your needs and make wise use of your space...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Lecture Series, Cathlamet Community Center, 101 Main St., 10 a.m. - Noon. Preschool Story & Craft Time, Cathlamet Library, 4 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

 

Dessert program for scholarship funds

News from Naselle: Naselle Grays River Valley students will return to classes on Monday after their Spring Break. The sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this coming week includes: Monday, fastpitch and baseball with Oakville in Naselle at 4...

 

Salad Luncheon April 25 in Naselle

The Naselle Lutheran Church will host its annual Salad Luncheon on April 25 from 10 a.m., until 1 p.m., at the church located at 300 Old Knappton Road, Naselle. The luncheon will feature a variety of salads for a suggested donation of $7. Alfred...

 

Free CERT training this spring

The Pacific County Emergency Management Agency (PCEMA) is offering a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course in Long Beach. Training is scheduled as follows: Saturday May 2, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 9, 8...

 

Red Cross sets April 20 Rosburg blood drawing

The American Red Cross is holding drawings across the lower Columbia region to maintain the supply of blood needed by hospitals. There will be a drawing April 20, 1-6 p.m., at the Valley Bible Church, 4723 State Route 4 West, Rosburg. Donors with all...

 

The von Trapps to perform

Coast Community Radio will present The von Trapps, Friday, May 1. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the concert starting at 7:30 p.m., at the Liberty Theater, 12th & Commercial, in Astoria. Tickets are $25 and are available at Liberty Box Office...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 9, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: March 30 — 10:42 a.m. Child Protective Services referred the sheriff’s department to a case of child abuse on...

 

Rural Pathways to Prosperity Conference: Small Business is Everybody's Business

Join WSU Wahkiakum County Extension on April 17 for a day of inspiration, learning and regional networking to create jobs, improve the economy, add value to existing rural businesses, encourage new entrepreneurs and engage with a national expert,...

 

Fisher Poet performance will be held on April 12

Friends of Skamokawa will present their April Second Sunday Concert this Sunday, April 12, at Redmen Hall, 1394 W SR 4 in Skamokawa. The well known duo--David Densmore, fisherman poet and Alexa Wiley, singer songwriter will perform from 2-4 p.m....

 

Skamokawa Farmstead Creamery's first annual Easter Egg Hunt

Skamokawa Farmstead Creamery's first annual Easter egg hunt had a great turn out on Sunday. Approximately 150 smiling faces enjoyed egg hunts, a special Easter bunny, petting zoo, and time to just...

 

Sport clam and oyster seasons close at Sequim Bay State park

The sport clam and oyster season at Sequim Bay State Park closed April 6 and will remain closed until May 1. Sequim Bay State Park is located east of Sequim in Clallam County. Surveys at Sequim Bay State Park indicate that the clam and oyster...

 

Jeanine Vandevort

Dr. Jeanine Marie Vandevort passed away on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:00 AM in the Oncology Unit at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, with her family at her side, after a one and a half year battle against cancer. Dr. Vandevort was born in...

 

Judith Anne Curtis

Judith Anne (Judy) was the youngest born to Anna Mae and Lesly Wilson on November 20, 1936 in Los Angeles, California. Judy succumbed to cancer and passed March 3, 2015 in Longview, Washington. Judy’s parents passed prior to her sister Virginia...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 9, 2015

Hook the Hog anglers haul in their salmon

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Director Shannon Gildea and her high school intern, Shelbie Abbot, were up bright and early on Friday morning to begin the third annual Hook the Hawg fishing derby. A lit...

 

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