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Thu, Jun 28, 2012 

 

Candidate forum scheduled for July 23 at Pioneer Com. Center

Local candidates are invited to speak, answer questions

Nursing home set for closure

“It would be devastating to lose the nursing home,” said Audrey Hedman, whose husband, Cleave, has been a patient at Columbia View Care Center for ten months now.

Teachers putting collaboration to work

On June 19 during a Wahkiakum School District board meeting, the directors authorized staff to implement a proposal for an organized time for teachers to confer and collaborate.

Educator shows persistence

When Becky Erickson started at Clatsop Community College 18 years ago, her youngest son Alan was almost three.

Former resident is hotel's first customer

A former Cathlamet resident found himself in the right place at the right time last week. Mark Clutter, who moved away in 1962 when he was 11 years old, brought his wife, Peggy, to visit last week. Looking for a place to stay, they poked their heads in the Hotel Cathlamet Sunday evening and booked a room.

Erosion solution eludes officials

Meandering Skamokawa Creek is eroding the property of a two-time United States prisoner of war, and local officials are scrambling to find a way to lend a hand.

Commissioners address dike, other issues

Wahkiakum County commissioners addressed issues ranging from diking district work to Health and Human Services when they met Tuesday.

Fri, Jun 22, 2012 

 

Johnson Park picnic is July 21

Community picnic runs from 11-3

Thu, Jun 21, 2012 

 

School board hears personnel issues

Members of the Wahkiakum School District board of directors had their work cut out for them Tuesday evening.

Marina ready for the summer crowd

Elochoman Slough Marina is ready for increased summer visitors, Wahkiakum Port District Commissioners heard at their June 14 meeting.

Hotel opens to gala affair

The grand doorway of the historic Hotel Cathlamet opened to the public Friday afternoon illuminating the stately foyer. Family, friends and community members happily joined Kevin Prestegard, his wife Stephanie and her parents Kay and Wayne Cochran to celebrate the event.

Exchange aims to connect community

The Wahkiakum Community Network (WCN) has been working to improve the lives of youth and families in our area for some time.

Students receive CPR training

There is something to be said for a lesson that makes subject matter meaningful to all students, especially in the final week of school when students are anxiously anticipating the beginning of their summer vacations.

Port District 2 discusses new office

Commissioners of Port District No. 2 of Wahkiakum County covered a variety of business at their monthly meeting on Tuesday at Skamokawa Vista Park.

Commission hears slide, Humvee issues

Wahkiakum County commissioners discussed options for addressing a landslide issue on Loop Road, the addition of Humvees to the sheriff's office budget, and a variety of other issues when they met Tuesday.

Council takes no action on park food bank plan

The Cathlamet Town Council covered a lot of ground in a light meeting Monday night.

PUD discusses water system losses

“I don’t think there are any magic bullets out there,” commented engineer Mike Johnson in response to a query from PUD commissioner Bob Jungers about developments in water pipe technology aimed at preventing leaks.

Library gets ready for Summer Reading Program

School is out, and it’s time for playing outside, swimming at the pool, and reading a good book. Cathlamet Public Library’s Summer Reading Program, “Dream Big Read,” is set to kick off on July 11

Wed, Jun 20, 2012 

 

NHS graduation: High hopes

The stretch of road that joins Wahkiakum and Pacific Counties was decorated on June 9 with blue and gold balloons and signs marking the places where graduation parties would be held later in the evening.

Thu, Jun 14, 2012 

 

WHS seniors show grace in graduation

Wahkiakum High School's Class of 2012 is on its way. The seniors came to their graduation ceremony last Friday; they gave thanks, received their diplomas and celebrated.


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