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Downriver Dispatches

For those of you readers who may be new to the area, there is a place to dump your trash if you do not have collection service. The Km Transfer Station is located at 2750 SR-4. Grays River Grange #124: The Grange consists of all volunteers and those...

 

New correspondent for Downriver Dispatches

Editor's note: This week resident Darrell Alexander takes over the role of The Eagle's Westend correspondent. By Darrell Alexander, Westend Correspondent My roots are founded in the Pacific Northwest...

 

Grays River ambulance crew seeking volunteers

Wahkiakum County is a county made up of people who volunteer their services without complaint and are an example worth merit. Anyone interested in becoming an emergency medical technician (EMT) should...

 

Grays River cannabis store now open

For those of you readers who are familiar with the western part of the county and are looking for an alternative for pain relief or for whatever your personal reasons, across from Duffy's in Grays...

 

Legion Auxiliary puts on the breakfast

Last Saturday from eight in the morning until after 11 a.m. was an awesome way to enjoy a delicious breakfast consisting of pancakes with a side of ham or sausage and eggs fixed the way you like...

 

Westend residents celebrate Halloween

Halloween in western Wahkiakum County is unique from the rest of the state as well as the country. At Johnson Park's haunted gathering, it was anything but scary. The adults were having as much fun as...

 

Rosburg Community Club Holiday Bazaar

By Darrell Alexander, Eagle Correspondent Although the Holiday Bazaar was supposed to start at 10 in the morning, patrons and vendors alike were quickly gathering to peruse the variety of items for...

 

Rosburg Store celebrates grand opening

The Rosburg Store grand opening last Friday was more than the opening of a store. One had to be there to have the experience that was more like a family reunion. Everyone gathered there had the look...

 

New Rosburg Store is now open

The much anticipated opening of the Rosburg Store by Wahkiakum County residents is now official. Ed Miller along with his wife, Roni, and brother, Landen, have brightened the store with lighter wood f...

 

West End Food Pantry now serving 400

Wahkiakum County has a little gem of a place in Rosburg at Johnson Park called West End Food Pantry (WEFP). The pantry is a 501 C-3 non-profit organization that is open to the public every Thursday...

 

Commissioners, citizens meet at Johnson Park

The Wahkiakum County commissioners adjourned their regular meeting on August 7 and reconvened in the cafeteria of the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park in Rosburg. The commissioners meet periodically on the Westend to provide a more convenien...

 

Legionnaires gather for annual breakfast at Rosburg Hall

Saturday was a great way to enjoy a delicious breakfast and support the military men and women who protect our freedoms. For over 20 years, folks bring their family and friends to the annual American...

 
 By Darrell Alexander    News    May 10, 2018

KM exercise was more than a house fire

The fire fighter training exercise last Thursday night was more than just a control burn of a dilapidated old county owned house; it was a night of inspiration as more than 30 volunteer fire fighters...

 

Robots rule at the high school

Wahkiakum Wohbot Wohundup robotics tournament was hosted by Wahkiakum School District and Wahkiakum 4-H last Thursday at Wahkiakum High School. There were so many robots, or "bots" as the kids call...

 

Brothers to reopen the Rosburg Store

The Rosburg store has been a local icon since Mable and Leoni Olsen built it at its present location in 1951. The original store, according to to Mike Swanson, was next to the Rosburg Community Hall....

 

On a night before Christmas

Grays River Grange #124 held their annual Christmas potluck with caroling, gift exchanges, numerous raffle drawings, and a visit from Santa. The food was sensational as well with a large variety of...

 

Crews close highway to recover log loader

On November 14 at 7:30 in the morning, Cathlamet resident Mike Paulsen was driving one of the Jerry DeBriae Logging trucks while towing a 60-ton log shuttle. Just as he crossed the Grays River Bridge...

 

Pioneer Lutheran Church hosts Finnish flavored Christmas Concert

Deep River Church sponsored their annual Christmas hosted by Michael Swanson, chairman of the Finnish Festival. About 100 people were in attendance to hear Naselle Children's Choir directed by Becky...

 

Thomas Middle School hosts chess tournament

On Saturday, November 4th, the chess tournament held at the John Thomas Middle School was titled the First Cathlamet Open. I was recently informed by Rick Nelson, the publisher of The Wahkiakum...

 

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