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

By Trudy Fredrickson
Wah. Co. Eagle 

Naselle school year ends this Friday


News from Naselle:

Friday, the 13th will be the final day of school for the 2013-2014 school year and the students will be released at 10:30 a.m. Here’s to a fun and safe summer vacation for everyone.

The Naselle-Grays River School Board members will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.

The Finnish-American Folk Festival will be held on July 25th-27th. Food, fun and history for the whole community. Check out the posters on local bulletin boards for more information.

Westend news

Mark your calendar for June 28, 8-11 a.m. and join us in the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park for a pancake breakfast. Chef Steve Ramsay will be cooking up yummy pancakes, cheesy eggs, sausage or ham with a beverage, for your eating pleasure. Bring the family. You can’t go wrong for $5 a plate, served in the cafeteria of the old Rosburg School building. See you there.

The free Friday night movie last week was delightful, a true story about an orphaned baby chimpanzee and his adventures. This week’s movie is another recently run movie and is rated PG-13, about a young boy who learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. The hero in him must emerge, however, if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind.

Won’t you join us at 7 p.m. on Friday, for another great movie with concessions available? Our big screen is located in the cafeteria of the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park (the North entrance) with plenty of parking and a family friendly atmosphere.

Free, fresh coffee in the morning, anyone? The Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park is now open on weekday mornings at about 8 in the library/computer center. Enjoy a comfortable setting, magazines, books and pleasant conversation, or you can just solve the problems of the world with your friends in that same setting. Enjoy. Donations gladly accepted.

The GRVC sewing room is now open on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. with several newly serviced sewing machines available for your use. Contact Donna Moody with questions or for more information

Interested in joining a Genealogy Support Group? Here’s a great opportunity to join others of like interest in finding their roots. We have some experienced folks in our community willing to share their knowledge with others as well. If you are interested, please call Judy Durrah at 465-2331, so a monthly meeting can be planned.

The Rosburg Wednesday Senior Lunch Bunch that meets at Rosburg Hall each week enjoy home cooked meals prepared and served by Pat Potter and her volunteer crew. Menus for the next two weeks: on the 18th-join in for a picnic like lunch of hotdogs, baked beans, potato salad and dessert; on the 25th-they will have their monthly pot luck, bring a dish to share and have a great meal in good company’

On Thursdays lunch is also served at the Rosburg Hall and is sponsored by CAP. These are two wonderful opportunities for a nutritious meal and some social time. Lunch is served at noon.

Happy Birthday to the following: Chad Gregory, Brent Kragerud, Megan Wirkkala, Sue Thomas, Ray Jordan, Ashley Hendrickson, Lauren Rose, Alan Bennett, Rebecca Hernandez, Hannah Magee, Abbie Magee, Morgan Maddux, Mary Beth Queral, Steve Davis, Alicia Crozier, Teresa Legler, Dick Burkhalter, Madison Didion, Becky Torppa, Tim Calvert, Dennis York, Kenny Clifford, and Rokey Scott.

Happy Anniversary wishes go out to: Paul and Nikki Footh, Steve and Gayle Gacke, Bob and Rosalie Eaton, Jim and Josie Eastham, Doug and Shannon Tetz, Matt and Tina Scrabeck and Ed and Sandy Boyle.

Special Happy Birthday wishes go out to our County Commissioner, Blair Brady this week. Here’s hoping you enjoy a perfectly wonderful celebration and many more. A special thank you for being a friend to us, a commissioner we can depend on to be honest and vote with his constituents wishes in mind, and an all around nice guy. Have a happy day, Blair.

We have been enjoying a week long visit with my sister from California and her friend. We have had some wonderful “girl time” with lots of laughter and memories. Sharon brought a box of old photos that had belonged to our Mom, so you know that meant several hours of pouring over them and trying to figure out just who, when and where. Such a good time, and I’m sorry to have them go.

As an added bonus last weekend, our son, Don and daughter in law, Natalie showed up for an early Father’s Day visit. We barbequed, sat around the fire pit and made S’mores on Saturday night, and had an absolutely wonderful time, with the weather cooperating also.


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