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

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

County fair awarded $250,000 grant

Wahkiakum County Fair Manager Patty Dursteler was still practically bursting with joy on Saturday about the really good news she got last Wednesday when she opened her email at work. The Department...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Cathlamet man charged with illegal gun sales

Cathlamet resident Trevor Batchelor was arrested on November 17 when the Lower Columbia SWAT team served a search warrant at his home on Columbia Street along with the agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and LPD...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

School board studies building repair financing

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met on Monday to continue their discussion about how they might fund improvements to their aging buildings, to hear a summary on the 2020-2021 budget, and honor one of their members who was finishing...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Lighting festival Saturday in Cathlamet

Come downtown this Saturday for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, which is taking place in its usual spot in front of the Wahkiakum County Courthouse in Cathlamet. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., Wahkiakum High School alum Laurie Miller will lead the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Covid-19 update

There was one new case of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County on Monday, according to Wahkiakum Health and Human Services. This brings the cumulative total to 261, with seven cases considered to be potentially active. So far, there have been 16...

 

PUD budget is in the works

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners talked about the proposed 2022 budget, redistricting, a conservation plan, and more at their meeting on Tuesday. Auditor Erin Wilson went over some changes to the budget, which will be on the agenda...

 

Covid-19 update:

Two more cases of covid-19 were reported in Wahkiakum County on Monday, bringing the cumulative total to 260, with 11 considered potentially active. So far, this has resulted in 16 reported hospitalizations and five deaths. On Tuesday, there were 13...

 

Lady Mules face tough competition at state VB

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team traveled to the State 2B tournament which took place in Yakima last Thursday and Friday. The Lady Mules lost their first two matches in the double elimination tournament and ended their season on Thursday. They...

 

Covid-19 update

There were four more cases of covid-19 reported this week in Wahkiakum County, with two on Tuesday, and two more on Wednesday, which brings the cumulative total to 258 cases. Eleven of those cases are considered potentially active. Among county...

 

Lady Mules head to state VB tourney

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team battled their way through the consolation bracket of the district tourney last week to earn a spot at the State 2B tournament, which takes place today (Thursday) and Friday in Yakima. A loss to Kalama on October...

 

Covid-19 update:

There have been five cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County in the last week, with two on Friday, two on Monday, and one on Tuesday. This brings the cumulative total of cases to 254, with 14 considered potentially active. So far, at least 14...

 

PUD foremen review summer project process

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners got a visit from the electric and water crew foremen on Tuesday morning who were able to give first hand accounts of their recent projects and what they are seeing in the field. Electric Foreman Shane...

 

Lady Mules compete in district tourney

The Wahkiakum High School volleyball team started district play on Saturday after ending their regular season with a win last Wednesday. The Lady Mules hosted Toledo on Wednesday and won the match in three sets, 25-12, 25-7, and 25-10. Megan Leitz...

 

Cross Country

The Wahkiakum High School cross country team joined runners from 20 other schools to compete at the 1B/2B District 4 Championships in Rainier on Saturday. In boys’ competition, sophomore Nathan Garrett took 73rd place in a field of 96 with a time...

 

School board hiring McCleary attorney to go after the state

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors listened to public comment, reports on food service, covid testing, and the amateur radio club, as well as a presentation from Apollo Solutions Group. They approved a resolution to put a replacement...

 

Vista Park hosts help upgrade shoreline trail

A trail on the west side of Skamokawa Vista Park is in much better condition these days thanks to a mutually beneficial relationship between Wahkiakum County Port 2, the Department of Natural...

 

Unforced errors hurt Lady Mules in net play

Another loss on Monday brought the Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team to an overall record of 5-9, and 5-4 in league play. The team hosts Toledo on Wednesday for their final match of the regular season and district play begins on Saturday. The Lady Mule...

 

Port 1 board discusses maintenance, redistricting

On Thursday, the Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners opened their meeting with a budget and rate hearing. There were no comments, so the hearing was closed and they moved on to other matters. A 25 foot sailboat was left at the Elochoman Sl...

 

Covid-19 update

Five more Wahkiakum County residents tested positive for covid-19 on Monday and three more on Thursday, bringing the cumulative total to 248. Of those, 36 are considered potentially active. Wahkiakum Health and Human Services is working with the...

 

PUD dealing with supply chain issues

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met briefly on Tuesday for reports and to pass a resolution to surplus three trailers that belonged to the utility. General Manager Dan Kay said that the PUD is “still having strong customer service...

 

Chamber schedules two Halloween events

What are you wearing this All Hallow’s Eve? The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is giving Wahkiakum residents a couple extra opportunities to show off their costumes for the October holiday next week. At 3:30 p.m. on October 29, at Wahkiakum High...

 

Lady Mules' volleyball split two matches

The Wahkiakum Lady Mules volleyball team split games this week bringing their overall record to 5-8. On Thursday, the team hosted Rainier and won the match in four sets, 25-8, 26-24, 25-17, and...

 

Wahkiakum Cross Country

Sixth grader Clara Hogue was the only member of the Wahkiakum cross country team to compete last Thursday in a Central 2B meet in Toledo. She joined 12 other runners in the middle school 2,500 meter race and took sixth place with a time of 12:15....

 

Three candidates now facing off in race for Cathlamet mayor

Two members of the Cathlamet Town Counicil are vying to be the mayor of Cathlamet, each touting their varied but extensive experience, and this past week, another person announced a write-in...

 

Covid-19 update

Four more Wahkiakum County residents tested positive for covid-19 in the last week, bringing the cumulative total to 240, with 31 of those cases considered potentially active. The Washington Department of Health is reporting that 14 people in the...

 

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