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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018 

Bergseng, Kuhl seek auditor job--Matt Kuhl

Matt Kuhl is running for the position of Wahkiakum County Auditor. Kuhl graduated from Wahkiakum High School in 2003. He attended community college in Wenatchee and worked for the forest service, but...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Opinion    July 12, 2018 

Unrest is unravelling fabric of Cathlamet

By Rick Nelson People are saying the next meeting of the Cathlamet town council (Monday, 6 p.m. in the Cathlamet fire hall) should be moved to a bigger venue, for they expect a large crowd to attend and protest the council's vote last month to...

 

More people need to get involved

To The Eagle: The Town of Cathlamet is about to spend money and many people’s time for a long overdue update to it’s legally required Town Comprehensive Plan. This updated Plan will allow the Town to accomplish two primary things. It will: a)...

 

Pro or Amateur?

To The Eagle: As a local resident for some seven years, I would like to express several thoughts with the voters regarding our next county assessor. I will vote for Bill Coons, again. Why? When I bought my home here in Cathlamet, Bill Coons was my...

 

Grounds at pool are looking quite shabby

To The Eagle: Just wondering since the city seems to have unlimited funds if they might use some for the grounds at the pool. It looks pretty shabby. And speaking of the pool, it is open and the guards are doing a great job. Swim lessons begin July...

 

Writer questions wisdom of use of town money

To The Eagle: The Town of Cathlamet is carrying a debt of $6,272,000 in principal plus interest of $3,658,000 that will accrue over the life of the various loans, for a total of about $9,933,000. According to the most recent census, the town had 532...

 

On the subject, we should have a say

To The Eagle: I do not know whom Prudence Diem was referring to in her July 5 letter to the editor when she stated “we still owe the county around $360,000 for hookups for Boege.” Certainly with her involvement with the Town Planning Commission...

 

Challenge of Champions event Friday, July 20

SURPRISE--As this past weekend began, we had a bit of a surprise, as we woke up to wetness on Saturday morning and had some off and on misty times throughout the morning. While I appreciated the unexpected watering, it was not appreciated by those...

 
 News    July 12, 2018 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen...

 

Sheriff's Report, July 12, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: July 2 — 5:02 p.m. A driver was cited for driving with a suspended license. 5:03 p.m. A Deep River resident...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018 

PUD board covers water, electrical issues

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met quickly on July 3 to listen to reports and approve a capital asset policy. Commissioner Dennis Reid said he had been approached by a business owner who had asked if there was anything the PUD could...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018 

Commissioners handle varied business

The Wahkiakum County Commissioners met July 3 to field questions and concerns from residents and handle county business. Puget Island resident Nicki Seiler presented a letter signed by several of her neighbors regarding 6-8 parcels in the Pancake...

 

H.O. Bud Mickelsen

H.O. Bud Mickelsen died June 22, 2018 at Hospice Care Center. He was born in Bancroft, Idaho on October 17, 1933 to Raymond and Verna Mickelsen. Bud graduated from Weiser High School in Idaho, then...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Wahkiakum Community Center 100 Main Street Cathlamet 360.795.7870. Volunteers- Come apply to help at your Wahkiakum Community Center- we’ll feed you! Opportunities to serve as a Flex Host or at special events, like National Pie Day or Bald Eagles...

 

Bald Eagle Days reminders

Submitted by Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Alright, Wahkiakum! Bald Eagle Days is coming in hot! Let’s get ready to welcome loads of visitors and make them feel welcome. Merchants - clean your shop windows, shine your shoes and get ready to make...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music Saturday, July 14 at River Mile 38 Brewing Company, The Creston Line, Crow’s Nest Stage, 5-8 p.m., 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662. Singer/songwriter Lulu LaFever has three shows coming up. On July 17, 6...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 5, 2018

Public comes out to hear candidates

Last Wednesday, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. Th...

 

Why didn't they protest then?

To The Eagle: I will quote again from Thomas Sowell: “If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference and...

 

Summer Lunch Program update

To The Eagle: Great things can happen when we work together! The Kiwanis Club of Cathlamet has joined in the effort to feed our local kids this summer from July 16 – August 16. Partners also include First Interstate Bank, Wahkiakum Health & Human...

 

Town water crew responds to 2 big leaks

To The Eagle: The town’s water system has had two large leaks this past week. During both events, there were neighbors who helped trouble shoot which I sincerely appreciate. Our leak on 3rd Street has really damaged the road there, and I will work...

 

We should have a say, resident says about lot

To The Eagle: I don’t know if you saw last week’s letter in The Eagle, but there will be more to come about the mayor having the town treasurer pay $1,000 earnest money to purchase a parking lot, prior to their executive session. Later, it was...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 5, 2018

New coffee shop open in Cathlamet

A new coffee shop, Patty Cakes Cafe and Roasting, is open for business in downtown Cathlamet. The owner, Patty Vezaldenos, grew up in Stockton, California. After moving to the St. Helen's/Scappoose...

 

Bald Eagle Days are approaching quickly

WEEKEND--This past weekend wasn't the best one we've had, but it wasn't too bad either. We saw a few, very light sprinkles on Saturday morning but for the most part, it was dry and kind of humid, so one could still get out there and work in the yard...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget...

 

Free legal clinic offered

The Charlotte House, a program of St. James Family Center, will host a Free Legal Clinic on Friday July 13 from 1-2:30 p.m., in Cathlamet and from 3-4:30 p.m., in Grays River. Jeffrey Keddie, an Attorney with Northwest Justice Project, will present...

 

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