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 By Eagle staff    Sports    April 19, 2018

NHS Track and Field

Naselle High School hosted its annual Comet Invitational Track and Field meet last Thursday. Two Comets won events. For the Comet men, Shon McEneny won the javelin with a throw of 147'6". For the...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    March 15, 2018

Open house Wednesday for Puget Island bridge project

The Washington Department of Transportation will hold an open house Wednesday, March 21, at the Norse Hall, 5-7 p.m., to explain preservation work set to begin soon on the State Route 409 Puget Island Bridge. Last week, a contractor removed the...

 

Sheriff's Report, March 8, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: February 26 — 11:07 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who may have had a stroke. 11:42...

 

Chinese festival in Naselle

Naselle-Grays River Valley students in grades K-5, displayed their talents on Saturday at the Chinese New Year festival. Approximately 70 students participated in the Mandarin immersion program....

 
 By Eagle staff    News    March 1, 2018

Clarification and corrections

The $29,000 IRS penalty mentioned in last week's report on the Cathlamet Town Council meeting was actually for not sending in copies of employees W-2 forms to Social Security. Taxes were paid, employees just didn’t get credit for hours worked and...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    March 1, 2018

Contact your elected officials

Senator Patty Murray 154 Russell Senate Office Building Washington, D.C. 20510 Phone: (202) 224--2621 Senator Maria Cantwell 511 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Phone: (202) 224--3441 Rep. Jaime Herra--Buetler 1107 Longworth HOB...

 
 By Eagle Staff    Opinion    March 1, 2018

Guidelines for letters to the editor

Letters To The Editor The Eagle welcomes letters to the editor, with a preference for letters addressing issues of local interest. The following guidelines apply: 1. Letters are preferred typed and double spaced.Optimum length is 1.5 pages double spa...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    March 1, 2018

Gypsy moth catches at 20-year high in Washington

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) trapped 117 male gypsy moths this year in its annual trapping program – the highest number caught in traps since 1995. In addition to the moths caught in traps, for the first time in state...

 

Workshop set for grown berries

Do you want to grow small fruit this year, but have questions? Master Gardeners will present classes on three nights on how to successfully grow strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Learn which varieties do well in this area, how to plant them...

 

Sheriff's Report, March 1, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: February 19--4:28 a.m. District 4 fire fighters responded to aid Cathlamet residents who couldn't open the door...

 

Audry Lynch

Audry Louise Odegaard Lynch died December 13, 2017 at Columbia Memorial Hospital, Astoria, OR. She was born July 6, 1930 in Lakeview, Oregon. She attended Oregon State College where she met her future husband, Jim Lynch, at the Newman Center. They...

 

Donald Vog

Donald Sigmund Vog, 84, of Springfield, Ore., died November 27, 2017 at home. He was born at Puget Island on October 24, 1933 to Sigmund and Ruth Vog. He married Sally Price on August 6, 1955 and she preceded him in death on September 15, 2017. Don...

 

Paulsen named to EWU Dean's List

Chelsea Paulsen, of Cathlamet, was named to the Fall Quarter Dean’s List at Eastern Washington University. She is the daughter of Mike and Penny Paulsen of Cathlamet....

 

Entertainment News

On Saturday, December 23, at River Mile 38 Brewing Co., Holiday Spectacular, 15-plus musicians, 6-9 p.m., 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information: 360-366-4662....

 

A free raised bed could be yours

If you would like a free 4 x 8 foot raised bed for gardening to be placed at your home, then consider this opportunity. Those interested should submit an application. Started in 2012, the Home VEG (Vegetable Educational Garden) Program goal is to...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 21, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 11--9:48 a.m. A Middle Valley resident reported five horses were loose in the Maki Road area. 10:34...

 

This week's basketball

Girls Basketball Thursday: Wahkiakum 72, Kalama 12 Monday: Wahkiakum 57, Mossyrock 45 Tuesday: Naselle 38, MM Knight 33 Boys Basketball Thursday: Kalama 59, Wahkiakum 48 Friday: Naselle 57, Wahkiakum 51/KM Trophy game Saturday: Winlock 84, Naselle...

 

School Sports Schedules

Comet Boys Basketball December 22 Firm Foundation 2:00/3:30 27 S. Bend at Menlo Tournament 2:30 28 at WV/Menlo Tournament 30 Knappa 10:00/1:00/4:00 January 4 Columbia Adventist 5:30/7:00 6 Winlock 4:00/6:00 9 at Firm Foundation 7:00 12 at South Bend...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 21, 2017

Scam alert: Scammers posing as Washington State Supreme Court Clerk

Scammers are posing as the Washington State Supreme Court Clerk to call Washingtonians to demand money and threaten arrest. The fraudulent calls have so far targeted individuals with Hispanic last names. Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Chief...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 7, 2017

Key Club rummage sale is this Saturday

Wahkiakum High School Key Club will hold a rummage sale this Saturday, 12-3 p.m., in the Wendt Elementary School Multipurpose Room, 265 S. 3rd St., Cathlamet. Proceeds will be used to fulfill holiday wishes for children in need. The club is going to...

 
 By Eagle Staff    Sports    December 7, 2017

School Sports Schedules

Comet Boys Basketball December 2 at Toutle Lake 5:45/7:00 5 at Warrenton 6:30 8 MM Knight 7:00 15 Wahkiakum/KM Trophy Game 5:45/7:00 16 at Winlock 4:00/6:00 22 Firm Foundation 2:00/3:30 27 S. Bend at Menlo Tournament 2:30 28 at WV/Menlo Tournament...

 

Wahkiakum Mule Winter Sports

Tuesday, Nov. 21: From Robert Garrett, WSD athletic director: Please check the boys and girls basketball schedules as I will be continuing to adjust it when we add C squad games. Both C and JV will play at the same time. Also please note that the...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    August 24, 2017

At the fair

The 109th Annual Wahkiakum County Fair took place last weekend. Members of the Wahkiakum County Fair Court compete by raising money for the fair. This year, the difference in the amount of money...

 

Acoustic concert series continues

Acoustic concert series continues Cookin’ Country 105.5, KUKN has announced the latest acoustic concert in their ongoing series. This time it’s a triple header with Darryl Worley, Bryan White and song writer Matt Kennon on Wednesday, September...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    August 24, 2017

Sheriff's Report, August 24, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 14 — 12:53 p.m. Following advice from a bank, a Rosburg resident reported receiving a large, fraudulent...

 

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