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Covid-19 update

According to the Washington Department of Health, the number of covid-19 cases being reported in Wahkiakum County in the last week had risen by nine to 562. Disclaimer: With the easy accessibility of at home tests, the actual number of active...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 7, 2022

Live bands to perform during Bald Eagle Days

Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Director Monica Budd was offered more than a dozen ideas for a Bald Eagle Days theme this year, but when it came to a vote from the board, one stood out, getting an almost unanimous vote: Bald is Beautiful. “They...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 30, 2022

40th Bald Eagle festival is on its way

If you ask me, bald is always in fashion, but this year the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is taking a stand with their Bald Eagle Days theme, “Bald is Beautiful.” The festival, first started as a one-day event on June 19, 1982, has grown to a two...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 30, 2022

School district works on grants for facilities

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met June 21, to talk about their summer workshops, facility needs and funding, and a question about the lawsuit that had been resolved by the state auditor. While the district waits for news on the...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 30, 2022

Chamber survey seeks input on industries

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is inviting the community to participate in a survey which will help an organization match Wahkiakum County with industries that might like to bring their business to the area, in hopes of creating jobs and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 30, 2022

James Sorensen named to Port 1 commission

Wahkiakum County Port 1 wasted little time filling an open commissioner position after Art Hedman decided to resign on June 9, citing a move out of his district. Cathlamet businessman James Sorensen was the only candidate to respond to the...

 

Covid-19 update

The number of cumulative covid-19 cases reported by Wahkiakum Health and Human Services has come to a halt at 314 in recent weeks, with no active cases. While they are only counting cases confirmed by PCR tests, the Washington Department of Health...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022

New directors take the reins for Chamber of Commerce

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce has had a change in leadership, with the former assistant director, Monica Budd stepping into the executive director's shoes and new hire Melissa Collins taking on...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022

PUD commission starts long term planning

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners shared their thoughts about membership with Northwest River Partners which supports hydropower and is working to retain dams on the Lower Snake River. Commissioner Dennis Reid said he’d been...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022

WHS sophomores receive STEM honors

Wahkiakum High School sophomores K.T. Cernal and Arwynn Haney were honored along with other regional nominees as STEM Rising Stars in Vancouver recently by ESD 112 at their Career Connect SW STEM...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022

WHS juniors honored

Wahkiakum High School juniors Reigha Niemeyer and Sebastian Britt received Masonic Junior Achievement Awards along with students from other area high schools at an event in Kelso this spring. The...

 

Covid-19 update

No new cases of covid-19 were reported this week by Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, which only counts positive results from PCR tests, and their cumulative count stands at 314, with no active...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022

Skyline adds disc golf course

Disc golf is coming to Skyline Golf Course in July. Robin and Kim (Rodahl) Herren decided to honor Kim's late father Ralph Rodahl by continuing to run Skyline Golf Course, which he built, and they are...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

WHS seniors graduate in wet, joyful ceremony

Friends and families braved a rainy hour on the football field to witness the 35 members of Wahkiakum High School's Class of 2022 make the transition from student to graduate on Friday night. Tents...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Port 1 okays pathway project at County Line

The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners covered a lot of ground at their meeting last Thursday. The commissioners approved a free launch day for all on August 31 at the Elochoman Slough Marina for the Warriors and Widows Salmon Derby, as...

 

Covid-19 update

The cumulative count of covid-19 cases in Wahkiakum County stands at 314, according to Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, which only counts PCR confirmed tests. According to the Washington Department of Health (DOH), which counts PCR and antigen...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

New Tsuga artist focuses on color

You might say it was the pie that got her in the door of Tsuga Gallery. Laurel Check was looking for a way to plug herself into the local art scene and meet people, but it's pretty safe to say she...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Young entrepreneurs open stand for kayaks

Two young entrepreneurs, Ethan Fitzgerald and Noah Heim, of Willapa Kayak Rentals LLC, have placed their first Kayak Kiosk at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, with the goal of making it easier...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Cottage restaurant is a family affair

"This was always the dream," Robert Mora said of The Cottage Bread and Breakfast, which opened recently in Cathlamet on the corner of Una Street and SR 4. It's a perfect partnership for Robert and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 9, 2022

Robotics teams fare well in international competition

Local robotics teams returned from Washington D.C. and Maryland with awards, trophies and some wonderful memories after touring the capitol and competing against 137 teams from around the world in...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 9, 2022

PUD invited to join in dam preservation

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners learned about Northwest River Partners and heard reports at their bimonthly meeting on Tuesday. Kurt Miller spoke to the commissioners about his role as executive director for the Northwest River...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 9, 2022

Flower farm dream is coming true

Emilie and C.J. Harris wasted little time when they settled into their new home in the Elochoman Valley last year. Emilie's dream for a flower farm could wait no more. "Gardening and farming is...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 9, 2022

SNAP program offers fruit, vegetable savings

SNAP and EBT recipients can save on fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables by participating in a SNAP Produce Match program, which is available all year round at all three Safeway stores in Longview. When shoppers spend at least $10 on those items,...

 

Covid-19 update

There are continued reports of people in Wahkiakum County with covid-19, but none of them were counted by Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, which is only documenting cases confirmed by PCR tests. That number stands at 314 cumulative cases, with...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 2, 2022

The Memorial Day gathering

Post 5297 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other members of the community took some time to remember the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country on Monday for Memorial Day....

 

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