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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 9, 2018

Art festival/boat show offer lots to see and do

By all accounts, the combined Art Festival/Wooden Boat Show was a success this weekend. As for the Wooden Boat Show, organizer Julius Dalzell said numbers were down but enthusiasm expressed by...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 9, 2018

PUD: Bridge water line repaired

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met on Tuesday to hear reports, and discuss broadband, infrastructure, and new projects. “The Puget Island bridge project was a total success,” General Manager Dave Tramblie said. A portion of the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 9, 2018

Council opens parking lot

The Town of Cathlamet held a special meeting last Wednesday to discuss whether or not to allow parking on a lot they recently purchased despite vehement public objection. "The reason I spoke to council members about having a special meeting is...

 

National Night Out draws local interest

Wahkiakum County residents turned out for National Night Out at the Puget Island Fire Station on Tuesday evening. It was an opportunity to get a closer look at the fire engines, interact with local...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 2, 2018

WSD approves $7 million budget for 2018-19 year

The budget for the 2018-2019 school year was approved at the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors July meeting last Thursday. The board approved a $7 million budget for the 2018-2019 school year, as well as a four year budget and a four year...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 2, 2018

Conflicting inventory constraints impact real estate market

According to analysis from the assessor’s office and local realtors, there is a market for affordable housing in Wahkiakum County. Unfortunately, the inventory does not currently reflect the demand. Higher priced properties are available, but...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    August 2, 2018

Forum: Candidates for prosecutor speak

By Diana Zimmerman On June 27, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. The two candidates for prosecuting...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 26, 2018

Bald Eagle Days has something for everyone

Bald Eagle Days is over, and now Chamber of Commerce Director Meg Morris and Assistant Director Megan Kuhl can sleep again. "I feel like I gave birth to my second baby this week," Morris said with a l...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 26, 2018

Forum: Candidates for sheriff speak

On June 27, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. The third group to take the stage were candidates for...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 26, 2018

Broadband group hears funding source

On Monday, the Broadband Committee gathered for their second meeting. Janea Delk, a representative of CERB, Washington State Department of Commerce’s Community Economic Revitalization Board, spoke to the group about how the agency provides...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 26, 2018

PUD acquires Westside water

A resolution officially transferring ownership of the West Side Water Works in Skamokawa to Wahkiakum PUD was adopted at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. Auditor Erin Wilson said that the water crew was doing a walk through with...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 26, 2018

Bull riding demonstration draws appreciative crowd

A standing room only crowd of people turned out to watch professional bull riders in Skamokawa on Friday. The Coastal Farm & Ranch Challenge of Champions Tour added a date in Skamokawa this...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 19, 2018

Bull riding, Bald Eagle Days are this weekend

Meg Morris and Megan Kuhl were working out the finer details of Bald Eagle Days on Tuesday afternoon. Their push to bring vendors to the event this year must be working because so far the two have 65 vendors signed up. “We think we’re going to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 19, 2018

Port District 1 hears variety of reports

Wahkiakum County Port 1 Commissioners met quickly for their July meeting last Thursday to hear reports. Commissioner Scott Anderson mentioned that he had recently attended a seminar in Chehalis on broadband. It resulted in a conversation on the topic...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 19, 2018

Candidate Matt Kuhl: The rest of the story

By Diana Zimmerman (Editor's note: The ending portion of an article about county auditor candidate Matt Kuhl was accidentally omitted from last week's print edition. Following is a summary of the beginning of the article and then the complete...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 19, 2018

Two men running for prosecutor--Stewart Feil

Cathlamet attorney Stewart Feil is running for Wahkiakum County prosecuting attorney. Feil grew up in Centerville, Utah. He received a Bachelors in English and a minor in psychology from BYU and met...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 19, 2018

Two men running for prosecutor--Dan Bigelow

Dan Bigelow has been the prosecuting attorney for Wahkiakum County for three terms. He's hoping to make it four. Why? For a myriad of reasons. He has made this place his home, he wants to serve, and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Educators, legislators discuss school funding inequalities

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors, along with teachers, staff, and former and current superintendents gave an impassioned plea to visiting Washington State legislators Dean Takko and Brian Blake to consider how to address a budget...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Berseng, Kuhl seek auditor job--Nicci Bergeng

When Wahkiakum County Auditor Nicci Bergseng stepped into the position left vacant by Diane Tischer, who retired in December 2017, she knew she was going to have to campaign to keep it every four...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Bergseng, Kuhl seek auditor job--Matt Kuhl

Matt Kuhl is running for the position of Wahkiakum County Auditor. Kuhl graduated from Wahkiakum High School in 2003. He attended community college in Wenatchee and worked for the forest service, but...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

PUD board covers water, electrical issues

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met quickly on July 3 to listen to reports and approve a capital asset policy. Commissioner Dennis Reid said he had been approached by a business owner who had asked if there was anything the PUD could...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Commissioners handle varied business

The Wahkiakum County Commissioners met July 3 to field questions and concerns from residents and handle county business. Puget Island resident Nicki Seiler presented a letter signed by several of her neighbors regarding 6-8 parcels in the Pancake...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Chamber pair work for Bald Eagle Days

One Meg is great. Two is even better. When Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Director Meg Morris took a little time off in April to add to her family, Meg Kuhl stepped into the position. "She came at the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 12, 2018

Auditor, assessor candidates speak out

On June 27, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. The...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 5, 2018

Public comes out to hear candidates

Last Wednesday, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. Th...

 

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