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

Elocution contest, smorgasbord ahead

Down River Dispatches

 

February 8, 2018



News from Naselle:

Sports calendar for the coming week for the Naselle Comet teams: Saturday, the 10th-District IV 1B boys and girls basketball playoffs at Ilwaco. Call school for times; Monday, the 12th-middle school boys basketball in Naselle with Raymond at 5:45 p.m .; Wednesday, the 14th-middle school boys basketball at South Bend at 5:45 p.m. Go Comets!

The annual Poetry Elocution contest will take place tonight (Thursday) in the Naselle Commons at 6 p.m. Come, join in the fun evening.

The Naselle Knowledge Bowl team, Monte and the Pythons are headed to state after placing second in the 1B Regional Division. Congratulations Emma, Parker, Zani, Travis, Bailey and Monte and best of luck at the state level. You make your families and your community proud.

Interested in knowing birthdays and anniversaries of some of your friends and neighbors? The Naselle Booster Club calendar is now available and the price is $6. You can pick one up at Okies or from a Booster Club member.

The annual Valentine Smorgasbord and basket raffle sponsored, prepared and served by the American Legion Auxiliary Deep River Post #111 will be held in the Naselle High School Commons this coming Sunday, February 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This annual feast features “all you can eat” main dishes and salads, with home made pies and cakes for dessert.

Bring the family and support this wonderful community minded group. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Adults, $12, pre-teens, $6 and kids under 6, $2.

Proceeds from this event will benefit veterans needs, local scholarships and charities.

Westend news:

The Wahkiakum County Hazard Mitigation Plan has been updated. The public is invited to attend, give input and ask questions at one of two meetings in March. The plan identifies hazards and vulnerability that may affect or impact Wahkiakum County.

The first meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 6 at 2 p.m. in the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park (old Rosburg School) located at 30 Rosburg School Rd. in Rosburg. The second meeting will also be held on Tuesday, March 6, at 6:30 p.m. in the River Street Meeting Room, located at 35 River Street in Cathlamet.

These two meetings are public and community members are encouraged to attend.

Happy Birthday to the following: Lindsay Hunt, Abbie Laine, Leo Saari, Ed Hunt, Mary Saari and Margrit Engelson.

I don’t know about you, but I’m wondering if this is really winter? The daffodils are popping up everywhere and I have a few that have blooms on them. Mind you, I’m not complaining about the PUD bill not going up, but it seems strange.

Last week I decided to give myself a treat. While on my cruise in December, I had my first massage ever, and it was wonderful, so I decided to have one closer to home. The Naselle Massage Clinic in Naselle owned and operated by Bryon Parrino was an excellent choice for me. I opted for a full body massage and left there after an hour so relaxed that I made another appointment for the near future. If you are stressed, muscles ache, or just need some relaxing, give him a call. He is wonderful and his prices are extremely reasonable.

 

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