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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 18, 2019 

PUD prepares for water meet in Skamokawa

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met briefly on Tuesday morning to listen to reports and discuss a couple items before their meeting with Skamokawa residents next week to discuss the water system expansion. General Manager David Trambl...

 

Friends, family gather to send off Miss Washington USA

Evelyn Clark, a Wahkiakum High School graduate, will represent Washington in the 2019 Miss USA pageant which will air live on Fox on May 2 at 8 p.m. EDST. Family, as well as new friends and old, gave...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 18, 2019 

WHS students visit Germany on spring break

Frauleins, flatulent Frenchmen, and pigeon wagers, oh my! This is how memories are made. After a year and a half of planning and fundraising, four members of the Wahkiakum High School German Club and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 18, 2019 

Concession stand opens at marina

It was grandma's idea, really, to give the kids a souped up lemonade stand. And the more dad thought about it, the more he liked it, and thus, the KCC Treats at the Elochoman Slough Marina was born. T...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Chinooks sweep Mules in doubleheader

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team lost two in a doubleheader at home against Kalama on Friday. They lost the first game 6-0. Brody Carlson started on the mound. He faced seven batters in the first inn...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    April 18, 2019 

Lady Mules edge Kalama

The Wahkiakum Mules softball team celebrated a 26-24 win over Kalama last Friday. "There was lots of hitting and plays," Coach Stephanie Green said. "The girls really played well and were able to put...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 11, 2019

Block watch forms in Skamokawa

It was standing room only at the Roadkill Saloon last Wednesday as Skamokawa area residents met with Wahkiakum County Sheriff Mark Howie and members of his staff to talk about crime, prevention, and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 11, 2019

Janet Bryan looks back at Port 2 management

"It's bittersweet," Janet Bryan says of her decision to retire as manager of Wahkiakum County Port 2. It was time for a new adventure, but the relationships she cultivated with staff and repeat visito...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 11, 2019

Autism walk to benefit school facility

Hoping to raise funds to build a sensory room and sensory pathway for children with autism and special needs at Wahkiakum School District, organizers are inviting the public to join them at the first Wahkiakum Autism Walk, scheduled for this...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 11, 2019

Dressmakers come together for girls in impoverished world

When someone moves to Wahkiakum County, he or she brings their own ideas, experiences, and knowledge with them. When a former Tacoma resident moved to the area, she told a new friend about the Dress a...

 

Mules sweep Vikes

Without skipping a beat, the Wahkiakum High School baseball team returned from spring break to beat Mossyrock twice in a double header on Tuesday. The Mules beat the Vikings 4-1 in the first game. Ashden Niemeyer started the game on the mound. He...

 

Vikes sweep Mule fastpitch

The Wahkiakum High School softball team lost two in a doubleheader to Mossyrock at home on Tuesday. They lost the first game 22-6, and the second 16-0. Coach Stephanie Green continues to see improvement in the young team. “We lost both but the...

 

Florist offering class series

Nicole Emery of Daisy Chain floral will be offering a series of classes, beginning this weekend. This Sunday, participants will be making a Kokedama, a traditional Japanese hanging potted plant, minus the pot. Instead, an ornamental selected by each...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 4, 2019

Jeff Smith assumes Port 2 management role

This week Jeff Smith officially became the acting Wahkiakum County Port 2 Manager. After spending the last two months with outgoing manager Janet Bryan, Smith acknowledged that he still has a lot to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 4, 2019

PUD addressing misinformation about Skamokawa water

On Tuesday morning, Commissioner Dennis Reid addressed misinformation about the Wahkiakum County PUD’s plans to expand the water system in the Skamokawa area, General Manager Dave Tramblie gave an overview on costs to replace an aging Western Wahki...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 4, 2019

WHS grad is first woman to become a full-time firefighter in Moses Lake

Samantha Wright, a 2007 graduate of Wahkiakum High School, is the first woman to become a full time firefighter and paramedic for the City of Moses Lake. She became a provisional employee for the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 4, 2019

Giants in the Trees releasing second album

Giants in the Trees has a new album out. Krist Novoselic, formerly of Nirvana, Jillian Raye, Ray Prestegard, and Erik Friend comprise the local band. “This album is a year in the making,” Erik Friend, the drummer for the band said. “We started...

 

Loggers edge Mules 4-1

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team lost to the Loggers in Onalaska last Thursday, 4-1. “Our pitchers gave 12 free passes with only two hits,” Coach Marc Niemeyer said. “We only had three hits as well but only walked two times. They made some...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 28, 2019

Students bring The Pied Piper to the stage

Missoula Children's Theatre returned to town last week to put on a performance of The Pied Piper with children from Wahkiakum School District. Auditions were on Monday, and students of all ages spent...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 28, 2019

Driver education changing at WHS

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met March 19 to discuss several items including a commercial kitchen, the traffic safety program, the IT infrastructure, their continued concerns about funding, and more. Superintendent Brent Freeman...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 28, 2019

Lacey Vik takes over real estate company

A change is coming to Main Street in Cathlamet, and with it comes a mix of emotions, certainly for Lacey Vik, and likely for everyone else involved. Lower Columbia Realty has become Wahkiakum Realty,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 28, 2019

Cougar sightings reported near schools

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was alerted after two reports that a big cat, possibly a cougar, had been sighted in the Cathlamet area in the last two weeks. According to Wahkiakum County Sheriff Mark Howie, two weeks ago in the...

 

Mule baseball splits with Mounties, Tigers

The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team split games this week, losing on the road and winning at home. On Friday, they traveled to Rainier and lost 9-4. Luke Brown had a double and drove in one run. James...

 

Lady Mules show improvement

The Wahkiakum Mules softball team lost two this week but Coach Stephanie Green sees improvement in her young team every day. The Lady Mules lost to Rainier on the road on Friday, 17-2. “The girls played really well even with having to play against...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 21, 2019

PUD plans meeting about Skamokawa water system plans

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday morning to listen to reports and to pass a resolution to give the general manager a 3 percent cost of living adjustment. General Manager Dave Tramblie reported that the PUD had expended...

 

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