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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 17, 2021 

WHS graduates brave the rain and finish strong

With the largest class in recent history, Wahkiakum High School took graduation outside to make room for family and other well-wishers to celebrate the Class of 2021. Unfortunately, it was a rainy...

 

Covid-19 update

With the report of six new cases last Friday, Wahkiakum County's tally of covid-19 cases hit a total of 155, with 37 of those potentially active. A news release from Wahkiakum County Health & Human Services (WHHS) Operations Manager Duncan...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 17, 2021 

Port commission addresses sewer issues

The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Commissioners met last Thursday to discuss sewer issues and other maintenance issues on port properties. The commissioners passed a resolution adopting an interlocal agreement with the Wahkiakum County Noxious Weed...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 17, 2021 

NHS graduates will remember their roots

After the 20 members of the Class of 2021 at Naselle High School took their places on the stage, and Valedictorian Kolby Glenn welcomed the small audience in attendance, as well as everyone watching a...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 17, 2021 

PUD crews busy with variety of projects

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday to hear an update on activities at the PUD and for an executive session to discuss the process and their progress in the hiring of a new general manager. Commissioner Dennis Reid...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    June 17, 2021 

Mules finish third on last second shot

Photos by Todd Wilson Following two wins last week, the Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team suffered a loss in the semifinals of the District 4 2B tournament on Wednesday. On Thursday, they were able...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    June 17, 2021 

Lady Mules claim district championship

Photos by Todd Wilson With sports seasons shortened because of the pandemic this year, the Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team went as far and as high as they could go, claiming the crown in a four...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021

Local high schools holding senior graduation

Local graduations are scheduled this weekend, with Wahkiakum High School celebrating the class of 2021 on Friday at 6 p.m., and Naselle High School's commencement on Saturday at 4 p.m. At Wahkiakum, t...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021

Covid-19 update

This story has been updated from the original print version. As of Wednesday, nine more Wahkiakum County residents had tested positive for covid-19, according to press releases this week from Wahkiakum Health and Human Services (WHHS). This brings...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021

Pool opens Monday; lessons start in July

The Julia Butler Hansen Municipal Pool is tentatively scheduled to open on Monday, June 14, providing the heaters are ready to go. Parts have been ordered, and a repairman is willing to work over the weekend if necessary, Public Works Superintendent...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Shelby McEneny

Shelby McEneny grew up at the fish hatchery in Grays River. While her brother attended school in Naselle, she traveled over KM every day with her mom to go to school in Cathlamet. Eventually, she...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Kendall Westcott

While Kendall Westcott will not be graduating with the Wahkiakum High School Class of 2021 on Friday, she is a senior, and she is graduating. Kendall has attended classes at Wa-Ki-Hi in the past, but...

 

Meet Our Seniors: From the writer

While the Wahkiakum High School Class of 2021 was working on senior projects, I spent the last five months working on my own. When this started, I was given a list of 59 seniors. As the months passed, I learned that some students had moved away, and...

 

Lady Mules win four, including first 2 in district

The Wahkiakum Lady Mules basketball team continues its winning ways, beating four more teams this week, including two in the opening rounds of the district tournament. Last Friday, the Lady Mules...

 

Mules start district tourney with 2 wins

The Wahkiakum High School Mules basketball team won four more games this week, including two on Monday and Tuesday in the district tournament to bring their overall record to 8-3. The Mules moved...

 

All-star baseball game postponed by weather and moved to LCC

This story has been updated from original print version The 43rd Annual Senior All Star baseball game scheduled at Centralia’s Wheeler Field for Sunday, June 6, was postponed because of rain. It will be played today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. at...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 3, 2021

Covid-19 update

This story has been updated to share the latest data. Wahkiakum Health and Human Services has confirmed a fatality of one Wahkiakum County resident with covid-19. The individual was a female over 80, according to the press release. Yesterday...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 3, 2021

PUD moves ahead with application for Deep River water main extension

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners received another visit from residents on Tuesday who wanted to continue to show their support for a potential project to bring water to properties in Deep River. Westend resident Corbett McMasters said...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 3, 2021

High schools holding graduation next week

The Class of 2021 will hold graduation ceremonies at local high schools next week. Wahkiakum High School will celebrate the Class of 2021 with their graduation ceremony on Friday, June 11, at 6 p.m. in the football stadium grandstand. The motto for t...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    June 3, 2021

Lady Mules win 3; district starts Monday

With three games in the last week, the Lady Mules really only ran into one serious challenger on Saturday, when they hosted a 1A team from the Seattle area, Kings High School. The Lady Mules managed...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    June 3, 2021

Mules lose to Timberwolves

Photos by Todd Wilson The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team traveled to Morton/White Pass Friday for their only game last week and lost to a tough Timberwolves team, 85-71. The Mules are 4-3 overal...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Amaya Jones

Amaya Jones might have a minor case of senioritis, but with graduation coming up next week, she won't have to suffer much longer. "I just want to be done with high school," she said. "I want to skip f...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Ivan Goldinov

Ivan Goldinov was friendly, but perhaps a little shy about talking to a reporter. He was happy to share that Mr. Hurley and Mr. Rooklidge were his favorite teachers, but much of that had to do with...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Tucker Thomas

Tucker Thomas is from Wahkiakum and has attended school at Wahkiakum School District since he was in kindergarten. "I've grown really close to a lot of my classmates," he said. "At a big school I...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 27, 2021

Citizens question school officials about covid issues

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors got a bit of feedback about masks, the policy around attending sporting events, and the district's decision to provide a location for a student vaccination clinic at their most recent meeting on May...

 

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