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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 

 

Merchants ramp up for Festival of Lights

Cathlamet’s Main Street merchants are working together to brighten up downtown for this year’s Chamber of Commerce Christmas Tree Lighting and Festival of Trees, taking place on Saturday, November 24, in downtown Cathlamet.

New sheriff hits the ground on the run

Seeking a more peaceful place to live, Mark and Deb Howie purchased property in Cathlamet in 2006.

Town, groups study acquisition of nursing home

Wahkiakum County officials wrapped up work on their preliminary budgets for 2013 on Tuesday. Copies of the proposed 2013 budgets should be ready for public distribution next Monday, with a public hearing on the budgets set for December 3.

Board okays signs for sandbag sites

Wahkiakum County commissioners moved quickly through the business portion of their meeting Tuesday before adjourning for a budget workshop

Backman takes 20 vote lead

Independent candidate Mike Backman has overtaken Democrat Greg Prestegard to lead the election for Wahkiakum County commissioner by 20 votes.

Thu, Nov 8, 2012 

 

Election 2012: How we voted

Here are unofficial Wahkiakum County votes from the first count of general election on Tuesday. Another count of approximately 300 late-arriving ballots is set for 12 noon today (Thursday).

Cothren, Healy win races; Prestegard has narrow lead

Wahkiakum County voters elected commissioners and gave their input on a variety of races when votes for the 2012 General Election were counted Tuesday.

PUD owes $56,000 in underpaid taxes

Wahkiakum PUD commissioners learned Tuesday that a Department of Revenue (DOR) audit has determined that the utility owes the state $56,000 in underpaid taxes.

Mark Howie appointed sheriff

Wahkiakum County commissioners appointed Acting Sheriff Mark Howie to the position of sheriff at their meeting Tuesday.

Town, groups study acquisition of nursing home

Local groups are analyzing whether or not they can economically use the shuttered Columbia View Care Center.

Thu, Nov 1, 2012 

 

Chocolate extravaganza

The Charlotte House Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Advisory Board hosted their 14th Annual Chocolate Extravaganza last Friday.

Commissioners hear final budget requests

The end is in sight for the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners as they put together their preliminary budget for 2013.

Community give tribute to Jon Dearmore

Hundreds of people gathered at New Life Fellowship Church in Longview last Saturday afternoon to pay their respects and to say a final goodbye to Wahkiakum County Sheriff Jon Dearmore.

Speaker set for WHS Veterans Day assembly

Wahkiakum High School is preparing for its annual Veterans Day Program which honors community members who have served in the United States military.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 

 

Vigil, memorial service planned for Sheriff Dearmore

Vigil on Friday, service set for Saturday, 1 p.m. in Longview church

Sheriff dies of gunshot wound

Wahkiakum County Sheriff Jon Dearmore died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound about 5 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

Deputies respond to call for help

The Cowlitz County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of Wahkiakum Sheriff Jon Dearmore.

School board OKs hoof prints, bullying plan

Mule hoof prints will soon decorate the road to Wahkiakum High School thanks to student Cody Hauff’s senior project.

Commission candidates have their say

Washington's voters received their mail-in ballots this past weekend and have already started returning them well in advance of the November 6 election day.

Commissioners act on requests

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled a variety of business Tuesday ranging from a request for a variance to the no shooting regulations for the Elochoman Valley to the health of Wahkiakum 4H.


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