The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Articles from the December 7, 2017 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 23 of 23



 By Rick Nelson    News    December 7, 2017

Legislators discuss local concerns with officials and citizens

For 90 minutes Tuesday, Wahkiakum County officials and residents discussed issues with District 19 members of the state legislators. Topics included management of fish and game, limits on property tax...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 7, 2017

Key Club rummage sale is this Saturday

Wahkiakum High School Key Club will hold a rummage sale this Saturday, 12-3 p.m., in the Wendt Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 265 S. 3rd St., Cathlamet. Proceeds will be used to fulfill holiday wishes for children in need. The club is going to...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 7, 2017

To fund budget requests, commissioners look to state appropriations

After two days of discussions, Wahkiakum County commissioners are a bit closer to setting their 2019 budgets. They spent Monday and Tuesday meetings discussing levy numbers and last minute requests from department heads and supporters of the...

 

Crews close highway to recover log loader

On November 14 at 7:30 in the morning, Cathlamet resident Mike Paulsen was driving one of the Jerry DeBriae Logging trucks while towing a 60-ton log shuttle. Just as he crossed the Grays River Bridge...

 

PI bridge contract out for bids

The SR 409 bridge painting and deck replacement project has gone out for bid, the Washington Department of Transportation announced this week. The contract should be awarded by the end of January, said WSDOT Communications Officer Tamara Greenwell....

 

PUD commission looks at bridge main project

Capital projects were a big topic at Tuesday’s Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners meeting. With a mind to the potential threat of an earthquake along the Cascadia subduction zone, Commissioner Bob Jungers voiced some concerns about the...

 

Correction

An article in last week's edition misstated the rate increase requested by the county commissioners for new ferry rates. The stated increase from $5 to $6 for passenger cars amounted to 20 percent. All other rates were supposed to also increase by...

 

Island man's Pearl Harbor story available online

On December 1, 1941, former Puget Island resident Kenneth Garrison made Seaman First Class. He claimed it explained the mood he was in: one of the happiest sailors in the Navy. Six days later, on...

 

Sons of Norway host Santa

Sons of Norway held their annual Christmas party on Sunday at the Norse Hall. There were kids games and activities at tables all around the room. Santa was available for pictures or to listen to any...

 

Flea market at fairgrounds will be Saturday, December 9

COLD!--As I begin this column, we're just at 32 here Monday morning. Forecasters say we will be fairly dry this week, which almost always winds up meaning "dry but very cold" in the evening hours. Having some dry time would be nice, as I'm sure...

 

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. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Wahkiakum Fire District 2...

 

Pioneer Lutheran Church hosts Finnish flavored Christmas Concert

Deep River Church sponsored their annual Christmas hosted by Michael Swanson, chairman of the Finnish Festival. About 100 people were in attendance to hear Naselle Children's Choir directed by Becky...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 7, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 27 — 10:29 a.m. A caller reported that she had been chased by a large dog as she rode her bike on...

 

Grays River Valley Center News

Exciting things are happening at GRVC: December 9 from 2-4 p.m., our first annual Christmas Craft Day for children of all ages. Come and enjoy some Christmas spirit, yummy treats, and some fun for everyone. December 16 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: grand...

 

Wilma Hall

Wilma Irene Hall, 85, of Longview, died December 5 at Longview Hospice Care Center. Wilma was born in Astoria, Ore., on July 21, 1932 to Stanley and Sylvia (Hegstad) Petersen. She went to school on...

 

T. Wade Parker

T. Wade Parker, 88, of Cathlamet, died December 2, 2017 at Longview Hospice Care Center. Wade was born on March 19, 1929 in Sylva, NC.to Aaron and Pansy (Owens) Parker. He attended school in Cullowhee, NC and in 1947 he married Mildred Adams in...

 

Paul E. Koontz

Paul E. Koontz Jr., 83, most recently of Aberdeen, passed away of natural causes on November 28, 2017. He was the first born son of Paul Koontz Sr. and Anna Marie Elliott Koontz in Portland on June 27, 1934 and moved six days later to Elliott Point...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, December 8, at River Mile 38 Brewing Co.,Wanderlodge, 5-8 p.m., 285 Third St., Cathlamet....

 

Master Gardener training offered

Washington State University Extension in Cowlitz County is offering Master Gardener Volunteer training starting in January in Longview. Participants receive over 90 hours of training covering in-depth community gardening topics from edible and...

 

Raffle winner

The Wahkiakum County Historical society spent 2017 running a raffle for the Lamiglas CCB Steelhead fishing pole donated by John Doumit and $50.00 gift certificate for a reel to go with it. It was won...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Greetings from the Community Center! This Friday’s movie will be “Silence.” This is a 2017 Martin Scorsese film that tells the story of two Christian missionaries. It is rated R for some violent content. The movie starts at 7 p.m., and popcorn...

 

Mules lose in overtime, drop another at Winlock

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team began their season with two very different losses this week. On Monday at home, they lost to Willapa Valley in overtime, 57-55, after coming back from a 13 poi...

 
 By Eagle Staff    Sports    December 7, 2017

School Sports Schedules

Comet Boys Basketball December 2 at Toutle Lake 5:45/7:00 5 at Warrenton 6:30 8 MM Knight 7:00 15 Wahkiakum/KM Trophy Game 5:45/7:00 16 at Winlock 4:00/6:00 22 Firm Foundation 2:00/3:30 27 S. Bend at Menlo Tournament 2:30 28 at WV/Menlo Tournament...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017