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WHS students board Navy ships for Rose Festival Fleet Day

Last Thursday, four Wahkiakum High School students boarded the USS Scout, a US Navy minesweeper, in Astoria to take a trip upriver to Portland for Fleet Week. The four, including Nai'a Freeman,...

 

WHS graduation to be held Friday, June 15

MUCH WETTER--Compared to the week before, this past weekend was much wetter. In spite of some sunny times, the rainy times definitely made their presence known, as it would absolutely come down in buckets, which pretty much destroyed what flowers I...

 

Many fun events ahead in our county

I escaped the heat and traffic of good old California, with my niece and great niece last Sunday and arrived to cooler and damper surroundings that evening. It started raining off and on in Eugene but stopped as we arrived in Grays River. It is so...

 

Grays River Valley Center News

This week the Grays River Valley Center would like to recognize a board member. Shonda Ware and her family. Shonda has been a rock to the Center and the Food Bank for over three years. Shonda is president of the West End Food Bank and is there every...

 

Shanghaied in Astoria opens July 12

Astor Street Opry Company will present the 34th season of Shanghaied In Astoria, the Musical Melodrama. The 2018 season of Shanghaied In Astoria opens July 12 with a “Sneake Peek Weekend” July 6 & 7 at 7 p.m., and runs through September 1....

 

4-H Robotics club at Camas SWIRL Tourney

Last Thursday your Wahkiakum 4H Robotics Club competed at the Hayez Dayez Camas invitational with 12 other teams from seven other schools. We came away with three of the 12 medals: First Place in Line...

 

Firefighters graduate from academy

Three local fire fighters recently graduated from the Washington State Fire Fighting Academy. They are, l-r, Jack Leavitt and Alex Peachy, District 4 department, and Paul Tillman, Cathlamet Fire...

 

Non-Profit organization seeking local families for hosting high school exchange students

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs (ASSE), in cooperation with your community high school, is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15 to 18 from a variety of countries: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, Japan,...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

You can find our calendar of events online https://www.facebook.com/Wahkiakum.Community.Center Wahkiakum Outdoors presents Pike Minnow Reward Program at the River Street Meeting room at 6:30 to 8 p.m., Wed June 20. S.A.I.L (Stay Active and...

 

Transportation planners to hold discussion

Local Leaders and SW Washington Transportation Planners invite the public to participate in a discussion on Wednesday, June 20 on current issues facing Freight Transportation in Southwest Washington. The session will include a discussion on truck...

 

Vacation Bible School in Cathlamet

Community Vacation Bible School will be held this year at Heritage Bible Church, June 18-22, 9 a.m. – Noon with check-in beginning at 8:45 a.m. It is for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. At “BugZone: Transformed by our BIG...

 

Summer reading program theme: Libraries Rock!

Young readers will explore all things related to music this summer as Cathlamet Public Library presents “Libraries Rock!” during their summer library program. Activities may include music demonstrations, playing simple musical instruments,...

 

School receiving music grant

The Wahkiakum School District music program is getting a big boost from Music Aid Northwest and Washington Music Educators Association. On June 1, music teacher Darla Mead was notified that the district will receive not one but two grants totaling...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music on Saturday, June 16 at River Mile 38 Brewing Co. Farmer Rob, guitar and vocalist, 5-8 p.m., on the Crow's Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....

 

Final car show was a great success

HALF TERRIFIC--This past weekend we got one perfect day, and one "so-so" day. With some of our states experiencing wildfires already, I have to say, the raindrops that started on Sunday afternoon, were really a blessing I thought, as were the ones...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Wow, what a car show! If you didn't make it out last Saturday you missed an awesome car show. The fair is still looking for Fair Royalty. Anyone interested should call the fair office (360)795-3480. The Royalty will go to the concert at the Cowlitz...

 

Commencement set for this Saturday

News from Naselle: Don’t forget that tonight (Thursday), the Naselle Schools Evening of Excellence for K-12 students will take place in the Commons at 7 p.m. This is always a wonderful gathering of students and families celebrating the results of l...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Wahkiakum Community Center, 100 Main Street, Cathlamet 360.795.7870. Women’s Peer Led Support Group every Wednesday starting this Wed, June 6th 4-6 p.m., contact info: Andrea (360) 849-9106. Sandra Sews Thursdays 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. TOPS (taking...

 

Student art exhibit focuses on county history

Wahkiakum students have been working on an exciting new exhibit entitled "Welcome Home: A Sunnier Historical Perspective of Wahkiakum County!" opened at the River Life Interpretive Center at Redmen...

 

Coursing event already happened

The hounds scheduled to run at Misty Rivers Plantation on Puget Island this weekend have already chased the bunny and gone home. Due to a last-minute schedule change, the meet was held this past weekend. After some hasty preparation, a relatively...

 

Tourism summit set for Friday

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a tourism summit to be held Friday, June 8, 3 p.m., at the River Street Meeting Room in Cathlamet. This is an opportunity to discuss the following issues: · Why should our community invest in...

 

Wedding announcement

Patricia Bogart and Steve Rabelos, both of Skamokawa, will be married Friday, June 8, 2018....

 

May's rabid bat stats highest in 20 years

Since May 1, four bats found in Washington have tested positive for rabies, the highest number identified in the state in the month of May since 1998. The Washington State Department of Health reminds people to call their local health department if...

 

KLOG morning show host to retire

John Mitchell, who has been with KLOG since 1978 will retire from The KLOG Morning Show on Friday, June 1, a position he has held with co-host Kirc Roland and producer Ray Byers for over 25 years. “Having a 40-year career in radio is a feat in...

 

Final car show will be Saturday at fairgrounds

WEEKEND WAS NICE--The traffic was a bit heavy on Friday, but it sure was a nice day to start out this past Memorial Day weekend. Saturday saw some more clouds move in, but no rain, so it was perfect for doing some yard work, and Sunday was gorgeous....

 

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