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 By Eagle staff    News    June 23, 2022

Covid vaccines available for kids age 6 months & up

Covid vaccines for anyone age six months and up are now available. The Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services Department (WHHS) reported Thursday that the FDA’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved two vaccines for...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    May 26, 2022

Officers investigate unattended death

Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Department have investigated an unattended death at a residence on Bradley Mountain and determined the victim died of a massive heart attack, Sheriff Mark Howie reported Friday. Robert Conner's wife told officers that...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    May 19, 2022

Officers investigate unaccompanied death

Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Department have investigated an unaccompanied death at a residence on Bradley Mountain and determined the victim died of a massive heart attack, Sheriff Mark Howie reported Friday. Robert Conner's wife told officers that...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    February 24, 2022

Clamming, springer openings set; steelhead closed along the coast

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced seven days of clamming starting Saturday, Feb. 26, the opening of the Columbia River spring chinook fishing season on March 1 and the closure of steelhead fishing along the Pacific...

 

Three local high school teams advance to regional basketball competition

District Tournament Summary Class 1B The Naselle Comet girls basketball team beat Willapa Valley 33-24 in the District 4 1B championship last Saturday. They'll play Evergreen Lutheran at 10 a.m. on...

 

Two more covid-19 cases reported

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) on Monday received positive test result notifications for 2 additional COVID-19 cases in Wahkiakum County residents. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 303 cases with 9 of those...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 16, 2021

WSDOT reduces passing zones along SR 4

Motorists frequently traveling SR 4 between Skamokawa and Longview will likely have noticed changes in zones where passing other vehicles is allowed. Eagle reporters contacted Washington Department of Transportation officials to learn about the...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 9, 2021

Encumbered lands transfer will benefit counties, wildlife

The Washington Board of Natural Resources on Tuesday voted move 230 acres of county trust timberland into permanent conservation status and compensate counties for loss of the revenue producing timberland. The Washington State Department of Natural...

 

Sheriff's Report

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 28 — 1:29 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island address, but was quickly canceled by the alarm...

 

The Eagle Calendar

December 9, 2021 through December 16, 2021 The Eagle urges all organizations to inform us of any changes in your schedule since the covid restrictions. THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd &...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 9, 2021

High School Sports

NHS Boys Basketball Subject to change December 9 Firm Foundation 6:00 11 MM Knight 6:00 13 at Mossyrock 16 Col. Adventist 18 at Toledo 5:45 20 Yakama Nation 4:00 22 Ilwaco 29 Oakville at Willapa Valley 3:30 30 at Winlock 3:30 January 4 at Willapa Val...

 

Age-Adjusted Rates of COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations by Vaccine Status

Following are US Center for Disease Control and Prevention summaries of study results comparing the correlation between vaccination and non-vaccination for covid-19 patients in hospitalizations and...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    November 4, 2021

Saturday ceremony will honor Chinook heritage

Two permanent signs erected in Cathlamet to honor the Chinook tribes who once occupied this area will be dedicated on November 6, at noon, at the Elochoman Slough Marina. The signs tell the stories of...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    October 28, 2021

Covid-19 update: 2 more cases Friday

There were four new cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County this week, with three on Thursday and one on Tuesday, for a cumulative total of 249 cases since the pandemic began. On Friday, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services WHHS)...

 
 By Eagle staff    Sports    October 28, 2021

Senior night will be busy next Monday at WHS

It will be a busier than usual Senior Night next Monday at the Wahkiakum High School football stadium starting around 6:30 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. The school normally honors senior athletes and their...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    October 14, 2021

Adna football game postponed because of covid-19

The Adna Pirate/Wahkiakum Mule football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15, in Cathlamet has been postponed. According to Wahkiakum High School Athletic Director Rob Garrett, Adna has an issue with covid-19 among personnel and the game will be...

 

Covid-19 update: More cases reported Thursday

Thursday morning update: Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) has received positive test result notifications for three additional COVID-19 cases in Wahkiakum County residents. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 224 cases...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    September 23, 2021

Five new covid cases reported; Pfzier boosters becoming available

On Monday, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) reported positive test result notifications for five additional covid-19 cases in Wahkiakum County residents. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 214 cases with 17 of those...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 22, 2021

Aquatic weed spraying planned mid-August

The Wahkiakum County Noxious Weed Program plans to start treating local waters for invasive weeds in the next few weeks. Weed Control Manager Andy Lea reported last week that he has submitted the program's Aquatic Plant and Algae Management (APAM)...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 1, 2021

Covid update

The Wahkiakum County Department of Health and Human Services (WHHS) on Wednesday reported an additional case of covid-19 in a county resident. That brings the county total to a cumulative total of 158 cases with nine of those potentially active. The...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 1, 2021

Local officials urge caution with fireworks

Wahkiakum County officials are asking people to refrain from using fireworks in un-incorporated parts of the county this Independence Day holiday weekend. Record setting temperatures and resulting dry conditions have created a fire danger throughout...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    June 24, 2021

County bans outdoor burning effective Friday

Late Wednesday morning, Wahkiakum County Public Works Director Chuck Beyer announced that the county was imposing a ban on all outdoor burning effective 12:01 a.m. this Friday. All land clearing, residential and silvicultural burning is banned until...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    April 15, 2021

Health department schedules vaccination clinics Tuesday and Wednesday

Wahkiakum County Health Department will hold covid-19 vaccination clinics in Cathlamet this Tuesday and Wednesday mornings starting at 9 a.m. Any Washington resident age 18 or above is eligible to receive their first dose of the Moderna vaccine at...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    January 14, 2021

Family Health Center has a new director

Jim Coffee was recently announced as the next Chief Executive Officer for the Cowlitz Family Health Center, which operates the clinic in Cathlamet. He has been the deputy director and chief operations officer at CFHC and will replace CEO Dian Cooper...

 

Robert Michael Pyle nominated for award

Gray's River author Robert Michael Pyle has been nominated to receive a $15,000 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. Pyle's work Nature Matrix: New and Selected Essays is one of 10 being considered for the award. Judges are...

 

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