The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

By Sarah Lawrence
Wah. Co. Eagle 

What's happening on Main Street


8th Annual Dollars for Scholars Rods & Reels Car Show

This weekend marks the 8th year of the Rods & Reels Car show held at the fairgrounds in Skamokawa. Each year hundreds of unique vehicles attend to celebrate cars and enjoy some good old fashioned BBQ. If you’re a car owner wanting to participate, registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and finishes at 11.30 a.m. There is a minimum charge of $25 (this includes a meal ticket) but admission is free for all spectators. The award ceremony is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. and includes over 60 trophies.

Bring the whole family for the show and enjoy games, a D.J. and raffles. Children are also invited to fish for trout in the pond. For more information contact Lee Tischer 360-430-4377 or via email

Managed by local volunteers, this annual fundraiser generates scholarship funds, working to increase educational opportunities for local residents. If you’re unable to attend but would like to donate to Dollars for Scholars contact Lee Tischer at 360-460-4377.

Sharon’s Pizza & More Celebrates 6th Anniversary - Dollars for Scholars Strawberry Shortcake Booth

Many businesses within our community do what they can to support the causes closest to their hearts. A perfect example is Sharon and John Buennagel, owners of the Diner on Main and Sharon’s Pizza & More. This year marks the six anniversary of the strawberry shortcake booth the Buennagel family voluntarily run to help raise money for Dollars for Scholars. All proceeds for the day will go directly to Dollars for Scholars. So when you finish your BBQ on Saturday make sure you stop over at Sharon’s and enjoy some freshly made strawberry shortcake.

Duck Inn Luau Offers Driving Service for One-Year Anniversary

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary for the Duck Inn in Skamokawa. To celebrate this momentous occasion the Duck will be hosting a weekend full of Hawaiian themed food and drink specials. Live music is set for both Saturday and Sunday with a contest for best dressed. For those wanting to have a few drinks, a driving service is available to take you and your vehicle home. For more information contact the Duck at 795-6055.

Bank of the Pacific Hosts Retirement Party

The Naselle branch of Bank of the Pacific is hosting a retirement party for Dave Batt. The retirement party is scheduled for May 30 before Mr. Batt retires on June 7. The public is invited to attend.


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