The Wahkiakum County Eagle

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Thu, Apr 5, 2012 

 

Health officer advises pertussis vaccinations

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled a variety of business ranging from discussion of vaccinations to approving a request for extra help in the county treasurer's office.

County nearing end of radio upgrade

Wahkiakum County officials hope to complete a major upgrade of the radio communications by mid-summer.

Counties hiring consultant to review murrelet report

Washington's small timber counties continue to press state and federal officials to allow harvest of timber from state managed, county trust timberlands.

Friends of Skamokawa open new exhibit April 14

“Steam of Life” reveals naked truth about inner life of modern men

The fundamental need of humans to talk, to express themselves and try to make sense of their inner lives, is abundantly on display in a remarkable documentary film from Finland. “Steam of Life” goes deep into the inner sanctum of Finnish life, the sauna.

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 

 

Land Trust works on Kandoll Farm plan

Columbia Land Trust hopes to go to bid this year on a project that will address drainage and flooding issues on lowlands along Kandoll Road near Rosburg.

Deputy monitors sex offenders

Is there a registered sex offender living near you? Wahkiakum and Pacific counties have teamed to have a deputy sheriff monitoring the whereabouts of sex offenders full time.

Road projects present challenges

Wahkiakum County's slide-prone environment is presenting challenges to local officials.

Health department getting interim director

Wahkiakum County should soon have a new, but temporary, director of the Health and Human Services Department.

School district plans asbestos project

At their March 20 meeting, Wahkiakum School Board members dealt with preliminary work for this summer’s asbestos removal project.

Students plant trees on refuge

Gray skies and looming rain clouds did not discourage veteran teacher, Linda Wright and 32 of her fifth grade students from donning rain jackets and rubber boots for a morning of tree planting on Tuesday.

Thu, Mar 15, 2012 

 

Port 1 considers buoys, marina user concerns

Port District 1 commissioners discussed navigational buoys and marina user concerns at their March 8 meeting.

Council authorizes architect negotiation

The Cathlamet Town Council held a special meeting last Friday and affirmed the selection of an architectural firm to design the remodeling of the old town hall and library.

Commissioners OK murrelet study

Wahkiakum County commissioners addressed a variety of business and issues when they met Tuesday.

County delays vote on loan for PUD

Wahkiakum County commissioners this week delayed acting on a resolution to loan Wahkiakum PUD $1.2 million from the county treasurer's investment fund.

Students wrap up Doernbecher week

Students in the Wahkiakum School District raised $3,396 for Doernbecher Children's Hospital in a week of activities called Kids Making Miracles.

Couples portrayed in Inlaws & Outlaws

Tue, Mar 13, 2012 

 

Painting work to restore the Lewis and Clark Bridge resumes this week

LONGVIEW – Painting crews are returning to the SR 433, Lewis and Clark Bridge this week and working through wind and rain to ensure that when warmer weather returns, the paint is ready to roll.

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 

 

PUD considers how to show tax increase

Wahkiakum PUD commissioners voted on Tuesday to add an informational line item regarding utility tax on invoices sent to Puget Island Water System ratepayers, but they held off adjusting fees to recoup the cost of a recent increase in the tax the utility pays to the town.

Commissioners appoint Silva

Wahkiakum County commissioners appointed Marlena Silva to be county treasurer when incumbent Paula Holloway retires at the end of the month.


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