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 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Public health tailored to rural area's needs

Submitted by the Wahkiakum County Department of Health and Human Services Washington State has 31 county health departments, three multi-county health districts and two city-county health departments, all of which are referred to as Local Health Juri...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Spring sports are up and running

HALF AND HALF--Last Thursday was totally awesome, and that sunshine sure perked everybody up for awhile. It also meant it was time for me to get out there and get at those flower beds, which I truly felt the next day! Friday was a different story as...

 
 By Denise Blanchard    Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Grays River Valley Center updates activities schedule

Following is an updated list of the activities at the Grays River Valley Center. Starting in February, Saturday Night Movies went back to Fridays at 7 p.m. Films are shown at the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park. On March 31, we will be...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

New exhibit season to open at Redmen Hall

Friends of Skamokawa at Redmen Hall will open its exhibit season with a Photography Exhibit they have labeled ‘Moments of Reflection.' They are introducing three photographers, new to us, but experienced with two award winners. Megan Blackburn,...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Opry company announces showing of original production

The Astor Street Opry Company has announced its original production of “Lewis and Clark, or How the Finns Discovered Astoria,” with performances Fridays and Saturdays, March 31 through April 29. Written by ASOC legend Judith P. Niland, with...

 
 By Kelly Patterson    Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

UPCOMING EVENTS Community Center in Cathlamet

Tuesday, March 28th 10:00-12:00 Community Center in Cathlamet: Wahkiakum-On-The-Move Presentation. Learn about this invaluable transportation resource in our community and the numerous opportunities it provides. Kelly Reser will present all the...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Job fair scheduled March 29 at WHS

Companies in and around Wahkiakum County were invited to host a table at the Wahkiakum Career Day on March 29. The event will help 9th through 12th grade students learn about the area’s companies, industries and career opportunities. Employers...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Local sculptor in exhibition

Cathlamet sculptor Bob Kizziar will exhibit a piece in the Oregon Pottery Association's "Keep Portland Wared" exhibition this weekend in Portland. The exhibition is part of the annual National Conference on Education for the Ceramic Art, which will...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Wahkiakum Events

By the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce March 25 GRVC Super Sale Grays River Valley Center GRVC – 360 465-2310 31 Hook The Hawg Spring Salmon Derby 3/31 & 4/1 Cathlamet: Elochoman Slough Marina Wahkiakum Chamber – 360 795-9996 April 1 River Mile 38...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Child safety seat technicians offer free car-seat checks

Child safety seat technicians offer free car-seat checks Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services will conduct child passenger safety seat inspections at St. James Family Center on Saturday March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Health and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

CNA training offered

The Care Careers Academy will offer both an evening Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class starting Monday, April 10, and a daytime CNA class starting May 9. The courses provide all the knowledge essential to complete and pass the CNA state...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Lions Club announces Student of the Month recipients

Lions Club announces Student of the Month recipients The Wahkiakum Lions are proud to honor two more senior students for their academic and leadership abilities this school year. Rayanna Carlon was...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Worksource at the Community Center in Cathlamet

Donna Hughes of Worksource was at the Cathlamet Community Center for a couple hours on Monday morning to provide general assistance in employment matters, including help with resumes. Five people...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Local writer traces WWII vet's story

Lilly Robbins Brock and her husband moved to Wahkiakum County about three years ago, so he could do some fishing. On Saturday, she made her first visit to the Cathlamet Library to talk about her work...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

Success with Seeds

Last week, WSU Master Gardeners, WSU Extension, the Wahkiakum Community Garden, and the Skamokawa Grange hosted a seed exchange at the Community Center in Cathlamet. More than 20 people came and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 23, 2017 

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Irish wolfhounds and their proud owners celebrated St. Paddy's Day with their annual parade down Main Street in Cathlamet on Friday before gathering for a group picture in front of the courthouse....

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Celebrate St. Paddy's Day in Skamokawa

NASTY START--This past weekend began with a miserable start, as it rained and then blew some, and rained again. Luckily, we had a real nice break on Sunday, and it was terrific to see the sun shining, the river glistening, and out here in West...

 
 By Trudy Fredrickson    Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Knowledge Bowl teams place in tournaments

Okay. I love the rain, probably more than anyone else around here, but when I see how difficult it is on the newborn calves getting around in the muddy pastures, covered from head to toe in muck, that’s enough rain. Is everyone ready for the...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Youth workshop set for April 1

On April 1 from 2-4 p.m., WSU Master Gardeners will host a program for kids (K-5 grade). As spring begins, it breaths in new life to plants and gardens. Youth will participate in hands on activities that include finding out about honey bees and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Learn to grow succulents

On March 28 at 6:00 p.m., Teresa Bergman, owner of Cowlitz River Dahlias will present how to grow succulents successfully. She will discuss the different types of succulents, caring for them and planting techniques. The class will be held for free...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

WIAA has scholarship for scholar/athletes

Applications for the 5th Annual WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices Scholarship Program are due April 1. The Smart Choices Scholarship Program recognizes one female and one male high school senior for their achievements...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

New baby Tomlinson

Emery JoLynn Maria Tomlinson was born February 26, 2017 in Longview, to Tracy and Scott Tomlinson of Cathlamet. She weighed 7-lbs., 13-oz., and was 20.5 inches long. Emery joins brothers Danny and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Missoula Children's Theatre in Cathlamet next week

Missoula Children’s Theatre is returning to Cathlamet next week to cast students in a production of Alice in Wonderland. All Wahkiakum students, K-12, are invited to audition for a role in the play. Tryouts begin at 3:15 p.m. on Monday in the J.A....

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

WorkSource to discuss job search and more at community center

Individuals looking for a job or interested in learning about no-cost training so they can advance in their careers are invited to an information session on Monday, March 20 to learn about WorkSource’s free employment and training services and...

 
 Wahkiakum People    March 16, 2017

Learn about vegetable gardening

On March 23 at 6:00 p.m., WSU Master Gardener Jon Griffin will talk about how to plan and prepare a vegetable garden for this year. Jon will go over what to grow, how to start with seeds, when to plant and how to prepare the garden for planting. The...

 

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