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Articles from the May 7, 2015 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2015

Ecology prevails in biosolids suit

Wahkiakum County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Bigelow learned April 29 that the state supreme court has declined to hear his appeal of a court of appeals decision that would invalidate the county's biosolids ordinance. This means the state Department of...

 

Razor clam dig reduced to one day this week

Three days of a four-day razor clam dig have been canceled on all ocean beaches because of public health concerns, state shellfish managers said Wednesday. The opening will continue as planned Thursday on Long Beach and Twin Harbors beaches after sta...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 7, 2015

PUD water crew updating water lines

Mark Reddemann, the CEO for Energy Northwest, along with Carla Martinez, the Public Affairs Supervisor and James Gaston, the General Manager for Energy Services attended the Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioner’s meeting on Tuesday to give a...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2015

Council OK's change order for street lights

In a special meeting last Thursday, the Cathlamet Town Council approves a contract change order that will replace Main Street streetlights with decorative lights. Approval of the $34,000 change order opens the door for a contractor to start...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2015

Commissioners act on personnel requests

Wahkiakum County Commissioners handled a variety of business at their meeting Tuesday. The board rejected a request from Assessor Bill Coons to allow him to hire a commercial appraiser to replace a departing employee. Coons said the office needs a...

 

Really not news

To The Eagle: Honestly, I don’t care what anyone does in their bedroom or in the choices they make about themselves, but really, almost a full page in last week’s paper about what Bruce Jenner’s new feminine wardrobe is shaping up to be? Come...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 7, 2015

Wahkiakum Track & Field

by Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum Mule Track and Field team traveled to South Bend last Thursday to compete in a Pacific League meet against four other teams from South Bend, North Beach, Wishkah Valley and North River . The boys took fourth place in...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 7, 2015

PUD hears outage, rate increase reports

At the April 21 meeting of the Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners,the board voted to adopt a renewable energy system cost recovery program and heard reports. Commissioner Dennis Reid was congratulated for his election to the position of...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 7, 2015

Lee Tischer is running for port commission

Puget Island resident Lee Tischer has announced he will run for election for the seat Kayrene Gilbertsen now holds on the board of commissioners of Wahkiakum County Port District 2. Gilbertsen has said she will not run for re-election. Tischer is a...

 

Running of the hounds is set for this weekend

Misty Rivers Plantation will host two lure coursing events this month, at 117 Cross Dike Road on Puget Island. In these events the dogs run in groups of two or three, chasing an artificial bunny around a random 1000 yard course to determine the best...

 

Travel writer to share stories and photos

Nature Matters presents an evening of stories and photographs with travel writer Charlotte Austin on Thursday, May 21 at Astoria’s Fort George Brewery. During the last week of October 2014, travel writer Charlotte Austin and several friends and...

 

Former employee returns to P.O.

BEEN SUPER--I think most of us would agree that it was a terrific weekend weather-wise and with so many things to do beginning with several "grand openings" last week, it was nice to enjoy them in the sunshine. Looks like we'll have a little damp wea...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

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 Luncheon,...

 

Letter carriers food drive this Saturday

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week includes: Thursday (today), home track meet in Naselle at 3:30 p.m.; Monday, middle school Sub League at South Bend at 3 p.m. Go Comets! The Naselle Drama Club will present an A...

 

Carlton Appelo's 93rd birthday celebration set for May 16

Celebrate Carlton Appelo’s 93rd birthday and his lifetime of accomplishments on May 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Appelo Archives Center located at 1056 SR 4 in Naselle. The Archives Center and Wahkiakum West Telephone are co-sponsoring this...

 

Robert Lowell "Jake" Trimble

Robert Lowell “Jake” Trimble passed away April 28, 2015 in Olympia, WA. He was born November 15, 1927 in Portland, OR to Robert and Frances Trimble. He graduated from Wahkiakum High School and attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR. On...

 

Grand opening of White-tail Trail and White-tail Slough announced

The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service invite the public to the grand opening celebration of the White-tail Trail and White-tail Slough at Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-tailed Deer (Refuge) located near Cathlamet. “The Refuge’s...

 

Spring Tea and Luncheon is set for May 17

The Grays River Methodist Church Friendship Circle Spring Tea and Luncheon will be held May 17 at the Rosburg Community Hall on SR 4 West in Rosburg. This year’s theme is “From This Day Forward” and includes an afternoon with wedding memories...

 

Sheriff's Report, May 7, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April26--1:39 a.m. A Puget Island woman reported three people were near her goat pens and ran off when she...

 

Mother's Day concert to be held

Redmen Hall will present a special Mother's Day Concert on Sunday, May 10. Kerrie McNally, of Willapa Hills Group, will sing specially selected songs in honor of the day. She has been one of the lead singers in Willapa Hills Group for many years and...

 

Learn how to extend the gardening season

On May 12 at 6 p.m., Jon Griffin, Washington State University Master Gardener, will talk about harvesting a garden and extending the growing season through the fall. He will discuss extending the garden season, seed saving, cover crops, composting,...

 

Wahkiakum Mule Golf

After a three hour drive to Ocean Shores on Monday, the weather got ugly just as we got out of the car. Intermittent rain and a 25 mph wind in our face for the first three holes seemed to affect everyone except Elliot Haney of Wahkiakum and Taylor Sc...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    May 7, 2015

On the diamonds

Last Wednesday, the Wahkiakum Mules baseball and softball teams faced Morton/White Pass in double headers at home. The baseball team won two and the softball team lost both their games. On Monday and...

 

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