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Economic development district is proposed

The Cowlitz/Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) will be holding meetings in each city and town within Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties to discuss the formation of a new, two-county economic development district. Economic Development Districts...

 

Fair Turkey Bingo at Wendt Multi-purpose room on Friday

IT'S WET & WILD!--Here we are, heading into the third week of November and it's wet and windy and very fall-like. I hope you all survived the wind storm that hit Sunday night and part of Monday. We lost power, but I was totally expecting that, but...

 

Former Cathlamet resident to lead group to Tanzania

Wahkiakum High School graduate Ashley (Silva) Calvert will lead a group of six optometry students and one optometrist to Tanzania, Africa this December to provide eye care to people in need. Calvert traveled as a team member last December, and will...

 

Naselle students raising funds, in football playoffs

News from Naselle: Congratulations to the Naselle Comet football team as they head to Montesano to play Almira-Coulee-Hartline on Saturday in a state playoff game. The game will start at 1 p.m. Other sports coming up this week include: Today...

 

WHS student of the month

Kayla Bowcutt is the Wahkiakum Lions Club October Student of The Month. She is a hard working student involved in Before School Leadership, she is a Volleyball Manager, she wants to attend LCC and transfer to WSU Vancouver and become an elementary...

 

Community center has a new manager

Kelly Shumar is the new coordinator at the Community Center in Cathlamet. The Portland native moved to Grays River with her husband, Charlie, in August, after finding a house and falling in love with...

 

Grays River Valley Center News

Mark your calender's for the upcoming events. The Halloween Craft day went so well we decided to have a Christmas Craft Day. It will be on December 9 from 1-3 p.m. We will make Christmas decorations for the children to take home, or help to decorate...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Greetings from the Community Center! The free book exchange is still going on. Starting next week we will have a full book shelf out front because we received a generous donation from our friends out at Grays River Valley Center Library. This...

 

Keyser honored for service

Judy Brawn, left, president of the Wahkiakum Historical Society, presented Ralph Keyser, right, an award for 28 years of service to the society at the group's annual meeting last Saturday. Photo...

 

Annual "Messiah" Sing Along/Play Along benefit set for November 26

For over 10 years, North Coast Chorale has sponsored the community Messiah Sing-Along/Play-Along to benefit local food banks.One can listen to the choruses and arias sung by the Chorale and the soloists. Or, join in and sing, scores will be...

 

WSU Leadership Academy course offered

WSU Leadership Academy is a community leadership program designed to help attendees engage and inspire others. Topics include influencing public policy, media relations, economic development, fundraising, meeting facilitation, conflict management,...

 

LCC art exhibit to run through Nov. 30

Lower Columbia College Art Gallery will hold a Lower Columbia College Art Faculty Exhibit. Exhibiting faculty include: Ray Lynn Cooper (paintings), Michael Kohlmeier (scale model set designs), Jenny Mynhier (video), Marvin Pierson (digital...

 

Artisan Holiday Faire set for Nov. 30, Dec. 1

The Artisan Guild of Mt St Helens has announced their annual Artisan Holiday Faire to be held Thursday, November 30 and Friday December 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Cassava's, corner of 14th & Broadway, Longview. The event will support the Humane...

 

Meteorologists offer predictions for winter

By The Columbia Basin Bulletin Meteorologists at their recent annual winter weather forecast conference came to near agreement on three things: The 2016-17 winter was unusually nasty; weather this coming winter will likely be influenced by a neutral...

 

Master Gardener training offered

Washington State University Extension in Cowlitz County is offering Master Gardener Volunteer training starting in January in Longview. Participants receive over 90 hours of training covering in-depth community gardening topics from edible and...

 

Liberty Theatre joins movement

The Liberty Theatre has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November...

 

Terry Bonny receives traffic safety award

Terry Bonny was recently named Teacher of the Year by the Washington Traffic and Safety Education Association. "I guess it's for longevity and perseverance and all that," Bonny joked. "Luck, maybe."...

 

Ecology taking comment on Cathlamet plan

The Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the Town of Cathlamet’s proposed update to its Shoreline Master Program, which applies to about 3 miles of Columbia River waterfront along the Elochoman Slough and Cathlamet Channel. The...

 

Ribbon cutting at Cathlamet bank

First Interstate Bank in Cathlamet celebrated its grand opening with a party and a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday afternoon. Photo by Diana Zimmerman...

 

Saturday is Veterans Day and Fair Flea Market

CHILLY OUT--Last week ended quite wet and a bit chilly, and for some areas to the north of us, as well as in the mountains, the "white stuff" was falling! Classmate, Greg Lloyd, said it was snowing pretty good up there in Everett and others said it...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Thank you to all the volunteers who made the Halloween Carnival a success and to everyone who made cakes. It was a great time had by everyone. The costume contest winners were as follows: Age 0-4 Ashleigh Montgomery, Age 5-9 Samual Nolan and Age...

 

Holiday happenings start this weekend

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Thursday, middle school girls basketball at Raymond at 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday, middle school girls basketball in Naselle with North Beach at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets! There will be a Ve...

 

In Their Footsteps: A Town Called Seaside

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. A Town Called Seaside will be shared by Gloria Stiger Linkey on Sunday, November 19, at 1:00 p.m. Gloria Linkey will share...

 

Tacoma Opera to perform in Astoria

The Tacoma Opera will perform selections from the Georges Bizet masterpiece, Carmen on November 17, 7 p.m., at the Liberty Theater, 1203 Commercial St., Astoria. Tickets are $25 general admission. Tacoma Opera was founded in 1968 as the Tacoma Opera...

 

Thomas Middle School hosts chess tournament

On Saturday, November 4th, the chess tournament held at the John Thomas Middle School was titled the First Cathlamet Open. I was recently informed by Rick Nelson, the publisher of The Wahkiakum...

 

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