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 By Rick Nelson    News    May 25, 2017 

Commissioners' patience growing short for easements

There's good news and not so good news for the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners efforts to set up a beach nourishment program for eroding shorelines at Cape Horn and on Puget Island. Acting as commissioners for the area's four flood control zo...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 25, 2017 

Group pressures board on shorelines

A group of citizens hopes to pressure the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners to fight state mandates before adopting an update to the county's shoreline management program (SMP). The Wahkiakum Real Property Rights Advisory Board has sent a...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 25, 2017 

School board OK's staff, funding changes

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting began on Tuesday with an hour long presentation on the English Language Arts curriculum from several teachers in the district, including high school English teacher Audrey Petterson and six of...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Correction

The Eagle incorrectly reported last week the name of a candidate for Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors, director position 1. He is Shawn Merz, not Shawn Mace....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 25, 2017 

Candidates file for election; some positions unclaimed

Filing for positions on the 2017 election ballots with candidates filing for some offices but not for others. County election officers will schedule a special filing period, probably in June, for offices which had no filings, Auditor Diane Tischer...

 

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Fair is in full swing in the library at J.A. Wendt Elementary School this week. Right now it's buy one book, get one free. The PTO will get a percentage from this sale and the one held...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 18, 2017

Commissioners struggle to obtain rights-of-entry

Wahkiakum County commissioners continue to deal with beach nourishment issues while attending to other business. On Tuesday, commissioners and residents living along eroding Columbia River shorelines discussed hurdles in the way of setting up a...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 18, 2017

PUD plans policy for opting out of AMR

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports on Tuesday and discussed some customer service matters. General Manager Dave Tramblie reported that Puget Island’s water loss for the last year was at 9.9 percent. “If you look...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 18, 2017

Poor springer season costs marina $60,000

At the Wahkiakum County Port 1 meeting on Tuesday, Port Manager Jackie Lea estimated that revenues were down $60,000 from last May because of a poor fishing season. According to the manager’s report, the port plans to investigate other potential...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 18, 2017

Council hears summary of shoreline program

The Cathlamet Town Council reviewed a proposed update for their Shoreline Management Program (SMP) when they met Monday. The council also wrestled with biosolids issues, heard an appeal about water billing, approved exploration of using a town admini...

 

The Eagle Calendar

May 18 through May 25, 2017 THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

 

N/GRV School Board Meeting Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on May 16. In personnel matters, the board acknowledged the resignation of Deborah Disch, custodian and approved the hires of teachers Nathan Bruce and...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 18, 2017

Candidates start filing for election

Filing for positions on the 2017 election ballots started Monday and runs this week. As of Wednesday morning, candidates who filed include: --Wahkiakum School District, director position 3, Susan O'Connor, incumbent. --Mayor, Town of Cathlamet, Dale...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 11, 2017

Corps outlines plan for dredging sump, Island sand disposal needs

As Wahkiakum County commissioners try to set up a long-term dredge disposal program to nourish eroding beaches at Cape Horn and on Puget Island, they've encountered a concern from the US Army Corps of Engineers. The county has set up four flood...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 11, 2017

Commissioners start review of revised shoreline plan

Wahkiakum County's board of commissioners this week started their formal review of a proposed update of the county's shoreline management plan (SMP). The board held a workshop with members of the coun...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 11, 2017

Contract for Island bridge going to bid

Washington State Department of Transportation has updated its schedule for its Puget Island bridge project. The contract for the project will be put out for bids at the end of June and should be awarded in August or September, WSDOT communications of...

 

Sea lion task force makes recommendations for fish

Lethal removal of sea lions at Bonneville Dam is likely not reducing predation on salmon and steelhead at the dam by California sea lions (CSL). That is the general opinion of the NOAA Fisheries’ Pinniped-Fishery Interactive Task Force that met...

 

The Eagle Calendar

May 11 through May 18, 2017 THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citize...

 

Spring chinook run seems low and late

Just 3,337 spring chinook had been counted passing upstream over Bonneville Dam as of April 30, the lowest count of the fish at the dam on record for that date. Anglers in the lower Columbia River caught nearly twice that number in March and April an...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 4, 2017

Climate march

A small group of local residents gathered Saturday in Cathlamet to join in the nationwide marches in support of climate science. Members of the group also held a march the previous Saturday in...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Filing starts May 15 for 2017 elections

Filing for local offices on the 2017 election ballots will run May 15-19 in the office of the Wahkiakum County Auditor, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:30- 4 p.m. Positions on the ballot and their current office holders include: All Non-Partisan Offices:...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 4, 2017

Commissioners send ports' permit back to planners

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday voted to send shoreline management permit for a coalition of upriver ports back to the county planning commission. The permit would allow the ports' dredging crews to cross the East Sunny Sands beach and...

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Waterfront park plans nearing completion

Stephanie Stroud of the National Park Service met with Mayor Dale Jacobsen and several other officials and community members last Thursday to review the current draft of the concept plan for the proposed waterfront park in Cathlamet. The concept...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 4, 2017

Musical under the sea

Naselle school students are performing a musical based on the Disney movie The Little Mermaid. Top, the Mersisters perform a song for their father, King Triton, and the other creatures of the sea....

 

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