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Kites will be flying at Vista Park on September 23

WET, WET--As this week began, we had quite a bit of rain and wind too! With all the dry forests around us and the fires raging in so many parts of the PNW, it was really a welcome relief, and it beat the snow that Montana got, as I'm not quite ready...

 

Basketball camp, lasagna dinner ahead

Tornados? Oh my goodness, what a weather pattern we had this past week. The weather has gone crazy all over. I was sitting on the couch on Monday with thunder and lightning all around us, hail falling and three 100+ pound dogs in my lap. They are...

 

WHS students participate in United Way Day of Caring

Wahkiakum High School participated in the United Way Day of Caring last week. "We participated with Cowlitz county and then came back to Wahkiakum to share the love of literacy with the grade...

 

Wahkiakum High celebrates homecoming this week

Homecoming Week is coming to a close at Wahkiakum High School. During the week, students have been dressing according to daily themes: Monday: Team Day--students supported their favorite team. Tuesday: Decades Day. Wednesday: Athlete versus Mathlete....

 

Free legal clinic offered

The Charlotte House, a program of St. James Family Center, will host a Free Legal Clinic on Friday October 6, from 1-3 p.m. Jeffrey Keddie, an Attorney with Northwest Justice Project, will present information on their services as well as helping...

 

WSU Workshop: Growing Garlic

On September 23 at 9:00 a.m., Master Gardener Billie Bevers will discuss how to raise garlic. She will demonstrate how and when to plant, what to plant and why, how to care for and harvest garlic. This free class will be held at the Cowlitz Training...

 

Learn to grow and cook herbs

On September 26 at 6:00 p.m., WSU Master Gardener Betty Manes will show participants how to grow the most popular herbs to enjoy fresh from their own garden. No room for a garden? No problem! Container gardening with herbs can be decorative as well...

 

Revenue launches new streamlined website

On September 12, the Washington State Department of Revenue announced the launch of its new website. The newly designed website, launched Saturday, Sept. 9, offers quick and easy access to essential information, and provides features that allows for...

 

Astor Street Opry has announced its fall production of "The Birds"

Daphne du Maurier’s short story, also the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, is boldly adapted by Conor McPherson—a gripping, unsettling, and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse. In an isolated house,...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, September 22 at the Puget Island Farmers Market, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Phoenix (Bill and Teresa Booth) and Dick Olsen, folk music, from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage. Call Rob Stockhouse for further information, 360-560-3785. On...

 

Puget Island harvest

Jared Vik and Jason Will harvesting barley on Ohrberg property on Puget Island September 2. Below, Bob Ohrberg is checking to see that the job is done right. Courtesy photos....

 

Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities nominated for award

The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award for 2017 was awarded at the recent annual National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (N4A) national conference held in Savannah, Georgia. Dave Kelly, AAADSW’s Executive Director, was...

 

Wahkiakum Mules are on two game winning streak

DAMPNESS--It was great to have a little bit of moisture this past weekend, although I'm not sure everyone agreed as there were a lot of things going on, like people camping and fancy cars and trucks headed to car shows, that would rather have had it...

 

Pie social, lasagna dinner set this weekend

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week: Thursday, high school volleyball at South Bend, JV starts at 5:45 p.m. varsity to follow; Friday, high school football in Naselle with Wishkah at 7 p.m.; Saturday, high school volleyball at Adna...

 

Annual Covered Bridge Dinner set for Oct. 7

The 10th annual Grays River Covered Bridge Dinner will be held on October 7. Wahkiakum 4-H volunteers come together to transform this historic bridge for an evening of dining and fun. Local flavor has always and continues to be included in the menu....

 

Classical series kickoff at the Liberty Theatre September 23

The Portland Chamber Orchestra with Finnish Pianist Ruusamari Teppo and Music Director Yaacov Bergman, will be held September 23 at 4 p.m., at The Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St., Astoria with general admission of $30. Tickets may be ordered at...

 

Two night show set for September 15-16

The Astor Street Opry Company has announced its original production of Shanghaied in Astoria - Topsey Turvey. This limited two-night only show is sure to delight all Shanghaied fans. It’s simple - the boys play the girl roles and the girls play...

 

Cathlamet clinic has permanent practitioners

The Family Health Center has been looking for the right people to staff the Wahkiakum Clinic in Cathlamet for years. They finally got their wish when Dr. Hassan Tabrizi joined the practice in July,...

 

Gillnetter memorial dedication planned

A dedication ceremony has been planned for the memorial for local men and women involved in the commercial fishing industry on September 24 at 1 p.m. at the Elochoman Slough Marina. Refreshments will...

 

Sheriff's Office promotions

Last Wednesday, Sheriff Mark Howie, left, read the oath of office to Eddie Watters, middle, who was sworn in as a new deputy in the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Office, and Mark Hake, right, who was...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, September 15 at the Puget Island Farmers Market, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Joanne Rideout and Jerry Middaugh from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage. Call Rob Stockhouse for further information, 360-560-3785. On Saturday, September 16 at River...

 

Holocaust speaker at River of Life Church on Sunday

River of Life will host a unique opportunity for learning and understanding on Sunday, September 17 at 6 p.m. Irene Gut Opdyke was a courageous Polish woman who helped others survive the Holocaust during Nazi Germany. River of Life Assembly of God...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

We have been busy here at the Community Center these past two weeks. Our schedule is full with regular groups and activities as well as new events. Our Free Computer Classes given by Goodwill continue the first Wednesday of each month from...

 

WDFW schedules tentative razor clam digs through December

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced a tentative schedule for the fall razor clam season set to begin in early October. Final approval of all scheduled openings will depend on results of marine toxin tests, which are...

 

Free festival celebrates Columbia River sturgeon

The Columbia River ecosystem and its primitive inhabitant, the sturgeon, will be honored in Vancouver Saturday, Sept. 16, at the 21st Annual Sturgeon Festival. The free, one-day festival runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Water Resources Education Ce...

 

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