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Articles from the December 15, 2016 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    December 15, 2016

Westend gathers for annual Christmas party

Everyone seemed to be having a grand time at the annual Grays River Grange Christmas Party on Tuesday. The laughter was occasionally raucous at the "nine ladies dancing" table, and there were times...

 
 News    December 15, 2016

Ferry should return to service today

  The ferry Oscar B should be back in service today (Thursday), Wahkiakum County Public Works Director Chuck Beyer said Wednesday morning.   "The starboard engine fly wheel bushing went out, and we needed to reorder one," Beyer said. "We had...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    December 15, 2016

Port 1 plans dredging, launching ramp repair

Commissioners for Port District 1 didn’t let the snow stop them from gathering last Thursday for the December meeting. Preparations are well underway to begin dredging soon. The current work window ends on February 28 and commissioners hope to...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 15, 2016

Change in store for library at Johnson Park

There are changes ahead for the library at the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park, Rosburg. Because of a disagreement over access, Trudy Fredrickson, a founder of the library, has decided to withdraw the 9,000 volumes she furnished the...

 
 Opinion    December 15, 2016

Kiwanis Club asking for donations

To The Eagle: Kiwanis Club of Cathlamet would like to thank all the wonderful people that attended the St James Holiday Gift Fair this year. The winner of the Mule basket, donated by Cathlamet Pharmacy was Kayla Bowcutt and the winner of the members...

 
 Opinion    December 15, 2016

Motion and life

To The Eagle: Okay, so we have that life is all about motion, right? Now here is a little goodie that you can apply to motion - life. Always turn motion to advantage. There are several ways to do this. One is based on the concept of I, me, my, mine -...

 
 Opinion    December 15, 2016

Evil takes no holiday

To The Eagle: As the appointment of generals, industrialists, Wall Street insiders, and bankers to the cabinet of the new administration indicates, a vulgar egomaniac is in the process of turning our country into the world’s largest military-indust...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Inspirational painted rocks start to appear

Cathlamet resident Amy Hoogendoorn had read about the phenomenon in other towns and cities, but it was while hiking Mt. St. Helens with her friends Katie and Montana Stephens that the charm of...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 15, 2016

County still waiting for dredge easements

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled a variety of business when they met Tuesday on topics ranging from beach nourishment to weed control. Commissioner Dan Cothren expressed dissatisfaction with communication with the US Army Corps of Engineers...

 
 By Columbia Basin Bulletin    News    December 15, 2016

Autumn temps hottest on record for nation

The average U.S. temperature in autumn was 57.6 degrees F (4.1 degrees above average) and surpassed last fall as the warmest on record, according to scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. Precipitation during this...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

More snow, ice may be coming our way

ROUND TWO--How did you make out during our little snow and freezing rain routine last week? I hope you weren't one of several who wound up in the ditch around here, as it only took about an hour of the white stuff coming down, and there was a call...

 
 News    December 15, 2016

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet First Aid Division, Fire Hall, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, First Aid Division, 7 p.m. Grays...

 
 By Trudy Fredrickson    Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Holiday break starts Tuesday for schools

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams for this coming week includes: Friday, high school boys and girls basketball at Mary M. Knight at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets! The regular monthly meeting of the Naselle School Board will be...

 
 By Bobbie Gaines    Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

From the Desk of the Parent Teachers Organization

All of us that volunteer with the Elementary School PTO would like to give a great big thank you to everyone for all the incredible support so far this year by allowing your students to shop at our most recent fundraiser, the Santa Secret Gift...

 
 Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

In Their Footsteps event set for December 18

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop, has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. On Sunday, December 18, at 1:00 p.m. Lorna Hainesworth will present The Corps and the War of 1812. During the Corps of Discov...

 
 Sheriffs Report    December 15, 2016

Sheriff's Report, December 15, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 5 — 5:55 a.m. A Puget Island resident requested assistance after accidentally getting locked out of a...

 
 Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Community Home Health & Hospice named as a top agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite

Community Home Health & Hospice (Community) December 13 announced that it has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For more than 10 years, HomeCare Elite...

 
 Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Community Hospice seeking volunteers

Community Hospice, a division of Community Home Health & Hospice, is seeking compassionate individuals (especially veterans) to volunteer with hospice patients in Cowlitz, Clark and Wahkiakum counties in Washington and Columbia County in Oregon....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Holiday concert at WHS

It was beginning to sound a lot like Christmas at the annual Winter Concert in the Wahkiakum High School gym. The event lasted about an hour and included performances from Wahkiakum students from six...

 
 Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

F/W commission airs options on salmon harvest; delists eagles, falcons

The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission removed bald eagles and peregrine falcons from the state list of sensitive species and received public comments on future options for the Columbia River reform policy at a meeting Dec. 9-10. According to a...

 
 Wahkiakum People    December 15, 2016

Entertainment News

On Saturday, December 17, at River Mile 38 Brewing Company, Farmer Rob (Rob Stockhouse) will perform from 5-8 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    December 15, 2016

Lady Mules win three in a row

Senior Peyton Souvenir proved why she has signed a letter of intent to play college basketball this week, scoring 18, 26 and 37 respectively as the Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team rolled through three teams to begin the 2016-2017 season. Last...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    December 15, 2016

WHS wrestlers medal; hosting tournaments

The Wahkiakum Mules wrestling team sent four grapplers to Centralia this weekend to compete in the Tiger Classic Tournament. Seniors Trynity Mendez and Rayanna Carlon represented the varsity team,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    December 15, 2016

Mules claim KM Trophy with 52-50 win

Several players have had opportunities to shine, but as a whole, the Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team continued to struggle to find a rhythm. This week they lost two games but beat an old school r...