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Coming Events Community Center in Cathlamet

We are excited to announce the return of Free Computer Classes here at the Community Center in Cathlamet! Goodwill, partnering with WorkSource, will be here Wednesday, June 7th from 10:00-12:00, offering basic computer instruction to our community....

 

Have a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend

SUPER NICE--We certainly couldn't complain about the weekend weather, unless you don't like the sunshine and warmth that went with it! Temperatures were in the mid-70's on Saturday, so it wasn't totally miserable, but then they went up and they were...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7...

 

Pancake feed, blood drive are coming up fast

Down River Dispatches Greetings everyone from hot and sunny California. It’s already 96 degrees and only noon. Thank God for air conditioning. This weather is only one reminder of the reasons we left here for our little piece of heaven in Grays...

 

Great White Tail Run winners announced

Following are the results of the Great White Tail Run held Saturday, May 20: 2 Mile, Female: Top Overall, Alexzandria Watkins 18:26; 12 & under: 1. Alison Vik 19:45, 2. Annalise Vik 23:40, 3. Katelynn Byram 28:13; 13-19: 1. Shelby McEneny 18:32, 2....

 

Traffic safety patrol will be out this holiday weekend

The Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office will participate in a statewide traffic safety emphasis patrol this upcoming holiday courtesy of Target Zero grant funding, beginning Friday, May 26 and ending Monday, May 29. The purpose is a high visibility...

 

North Coast Chorale concert set for June 2

“Journey in Peace” will be presented by North Coast Chorale at the Performing Arts Center, corner of 16th and Franklin Streets, Astoria, on Friday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. Although donations are always welcome, admission is free as this performance i...

 

CNA Bridge Training offered

The Care Careers Academy will offer an evening Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Bridge program for Home Care Aides (HCAs) and Medical Assistants (MAs). This course will start Monday June 5 and includes classroom instruction, skills training, and...

 

Art contest winners

Great White Tail Run art contest winner Emma Colombo along with 2nd place winner Avalon Sullivan, recipient of art supplies and Kelly Langston, honorable mention. Photo courtesy of Naselle-Grays...

 

Learn about the ins & outs of soil

Calling all detectives! On June 3 from 2-4 p.m., WSU Master Gardeners will host a program for kids (K-5 grade). Learn to discover the hidden treasures in the very dirt beneath your feet. Or is it the soil beneath your feet? You will be able to tell...

 

Hazardous waste turn-in set for June 3 in Cathlamet

A free household hazardous waste turn-in event will be held in Cathlamet on June 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the PUD parking lot. Bring fluorescent tubes, straight or curved shapes, CFLs (compact fluorescent), HIDs (high intensity discharge), such...

 

Puget Island Farmers Market opens May 26

The Farmers Market at Stockhouse's Farm begins its 13th season this Friday, May 26, from 3-6 p.m. Vendor booths include: Islands End Farm’s ferments; Little Island Farm’s flowers; Little Barn Farm’s USDA Puget Island grown lamb, beef and pork...

 

Wahkiakum Events

27 American Legion Breakfast Deep River Hall Ken Elliott – 360- 465-2274 27 Puget Island Farmers Market Opens Fridays Thru October, 52 W Birnie Slough Rd., Puget Island, 360-849-4145...

 

Learn what it takes to grow lilacs

On May 30 at 6 p.m., Ruth Wendt, associated with the Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens will discuss how to grow lilacs. She will cover everything from buying lilacs to proper planting, care, and fertilizers to use. The class will be held for free in the...

 

Entertainment News

On Friday, May 26, at Puget Island Farmers Market, Swamp Opera (Kyleen Austin, Andrew Emlen, Erik Friend and Jillian Raye) will perform from 3-6 p.m., on the Up-Beet Stage, 59 W. Birnie Slough Rd., Puget Island. For more information call Rob...

 

New Lower Columbia College Foundation Scholarship honors Applied Industries, Inc.

In honor of Applied Industries, Inc. Board of Directors and its founder Nadine Williams, the Lower Columbia College Foundation has announced the establishment of a $335,000 endowment by the Applied Industries, Inc. Board of Directors in support of...

 

Spring chinook run downgraded to half of early prediction

The regional advisory committee that forecasts Columbia River salmon runs so fisheries managers can set recreational, commercial and tribal fisheries last week cut their early season run size prediction for spring chinook in half. Recreational...

 

White Tail Run takes place this Saturday

SO-SO--This past weekend was Mother's Day weekend and I hope everyone had an enjoyable time in spite of some of the weather we had. We seemed to take turns between sun breaks and rain showers, some of which were quite heavy, so it really depended on...

 

Many events on tap in coming week

News from Naselle: Naselle Comet baseball team will compete in a state playoff game in Chehalis on Saturday. Team and time to be announced. Go Comets! This year’s annual Naselle School Spring Concert will include students from Kindergarten through...

 

Planning committee seeks musicians

The Bald Eagle Days Planning Committee is currently seeking musicians to play at the 2017 Bald Eagle Days, Saturday July 15. For consideration submit an mp3 file or video link by email to the Chamber at wchamber@cni.net. In addition, include the...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend. This Saturday at 10 a.m., there will be a clean up day at the fairgrounds. There are lots of little projects that need to be done. Weeding, cleaning buildings, etc. Neil and Becky will be in charge...

 

Parade theme will be "Rolling on the River"

It’s time to start planning for the 2017 Bald Eagle Days Parade. This year’s theme is “Rolling on the River.” Put your thinking caps on, talk to your friends, family, and co-workers. Get creative and celebrate the mighty Columbia River. Build...

 

Julia Butler Heritage Center/House to be open

The Julia Butler Hansen House, the oldest house in Cathlamet and Wahkiakum County, will be open Saturday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The house was the residence of the Kimball, Butler and Hansen families for 116 years. It was the home of the late...

 

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