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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 10, 2019 

PUD board considers old, new projects

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports on Tuesday and passed two resolutions, one regarding changes to their policy on the small works roster, and the other a new policy regarding work phones issued to employees....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 10, 2019 

Port district vote draws 2 candidates--Brian O'Connor

A position on the board of commissioners for Port District 2 is one of the few contested elections on the Nov. 5 ballot. The position represents the Skamokawa and Grays River area. Incumbent Brian...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 10, 2019 

Port district vote draws 2 candidates--Austin Smith

A position on the board of commissioners for Port District 2 is one of the few contested elections on the Nov. 5 ballot. The position represents the Skamokawa and Grays River area. Incumbent Brian...

 

WHS Cross Country

Wahkiakum High School cross country runners traveled to Ilwaco last Thursday to compete against six other teams in the JW Black Lake XC Race. Daniel Quintana of Ilwaco led all 45 runners in the 5,000 meter boys’ run, finishing in 18:30.5. For the...

 

Lady Mules fall to Toutle Lake, Mossyrock

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team lost two matches on the road this week. On Thursday, they traveled to Toutle Lake and lost in three sets: 10-25, 21-25, and 12-25. “Toutle did a great job of consistently putting aggressive balls over the net...

 

Exchange student finds that attitude makes the difference

Story and photo by Diana Zimmerman Asia Taccori, an exchange student at Wahkiakum High School this year, knows two things for sure right now. One, it's cold. Two, life is as good as your attitude. She...

 

WWII veteran heading to D.C. on honor flight

Cathlamet resident Tom Irving may be nearly 97 years old, but he isn't letting that stop him. Irving is headed to Washington D.C. this month along with the Puget Sound Honor Flight. "You're as young...

 

Lady Mules dump T-wolves, Lady Loggers

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team added two more games to their win column this week. The Lady Mules hosted Morton/White Pass on Tuesday, and beat the Timberwolves in three sets: 25-13, 26-24, and...

 

WHS Cross Country

The Wahkiakum Mules cross country runners competed in two events over the past week. The team traveled to Toledo last Tuesday, to compete in the Bob Nollan Classic Trail Race at Lewis and Clark State Park with four other 2B schools. There were 35...

 

Nursing was something she could do

The retirement parties are behind her, and the final paycheck has arrived, but for someone like Cindy Faubion, who worked as a nurse for nearly 50 years, the heart and desire to be of service never...

 

Probation violation leads to jail time animal possession

Debra Lawson, who ran Angel Wings Pet Sanctuary, served two days in jail last week after violating the terms of her probation after local law enforcement found 16 vertebrate animals on her property. In May, Lawson pled guilty to three counts in a...

 

Lady Mules split volleyball results

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team split matches this week with a win on the road and a loss at home. Last Thursday, the Lady Mules traveled to Morton/White Pass for a non-league match. They beat the...

 

Lady Mules sweep Naselle Lady Comets

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team beat the Naselle Comets in three sets 25-11, 25-20, and 25-14 in their first home match of the season on Tuesday night. Jansi Merz led the team with 13 kills....

 

WHS Cross Country

The Wahkiakum Mules cross country team traveled to LaCenter last Wednesday to compete with runners from eight other schools in a 1.5 mile jamboree. Jamil Dimaano took 54th place with a time of 9:47.9, two minutes behind the lead runner in boys...

 

Contractor to dismantle barges at marina

By Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners discussed a variety of issues at their meeting last Thursday. According to Port Manager Jackie Lea, a potential customer had approached the port about dismantling two barges for...

 

School board hears about building needs

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met on Tuesday. Superintendent Brent Freeman gave a brief update on the commercial kitchen/fish processing center. “It continues to not go quite away,” Freeman said. “There are two different...

 

PUD commission hears about projects

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports during a quick meeting on Tuesday. Commissioner Dennis Reid expressed appreciation for the recent presentation by representatives of Noanet on the potential broadband project....

 

Carol Danker ends long banking career

After 34 years, Carol Hattrick Danker will no longer walk through the door of the bank centrally located on Main Street in Cathlamet as an employee. Though the location of her office never changed in...

 

County broadband won't come cheap

After being awarded a grant from the Community Economic Revitalization Board, the Wahkiakum County PUD hired a team from Noanet to conduct a broadband feasibility study, the objective to bring high...

 

Jills top Lady Mules in volleyball opener

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team headed to Longview on Tuesday for a match with R.A. Long and lost to the Lumberjills in three sets, 18-25, 23-25, and 16-25. “It was a good learning night for us as we sort out lineups and potential...

 

WHS Cross Country

Five Wahkiakum Mules cross country runners competed in the 2B Central League opener in Onalaska on Tuesday. They joined cross country teams from 12 other schools in southwest Washington. Senior Jamil Dimaano took 30th place in the boys’ 5,000...

 

Bonneville surcharge to increase PUD costs

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports on Tuesday, including one from a representative of Bonneville Power Administration, and after some conversation and a little bit of levity, decided to honor the general manager by...

 

Couple moves from vintage to antique

Lance Jensen and Nessa Davis, the owners of Finders Keepers, have found a new home on Main Street in Cathlamet. They haven’t been there long, but they’ve already realized that the move from their...

 

Warriors & Widows Salmon Derby yields fish and fun

It was a glorious day for fishing on Tuesday. It really couldn't have gotten much better for organizers Willie Johnson and Doug Martin, or anyone lucky enough to be involved in the fifth annual...

 

Bridge work: It's a thrill!

It takes a special kind of person to do bridge work, according to the contractor for the Puget Island bridge project, Jim Cailiff. And even more rare, at least for now, are the women who do the work....

 

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