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  • Summer sewing class

    Jennifer Figueroa|Jul 17, 2024

    Students attended a 3-day sewing class earlier this month in the latest event held by the Wahkiakum County 4-H in association with the WSU Extension office. Students assembled in the Sewing Room of the Johnson Community Center where they were paired with an adult mentor and received one-on-one instruction on using a sewing machine. The volunteer mentors guided the students in their projects, teaching them the basics of sewing with a machine: winding the bobbin, threading the needle, lining the s...

  • Community Member spotlight

    Jennifer Figueroa|Jul 11, 2024

    Sue Zabel is the focus of our latest Community Member spotlight, she owns and operates The Jabber Shack and is heavily involved in her community. Sue and her husband are from Vancouver, Washington and moved to Cathlamet around nine years ago. They found our little slice of heaven through their fishing endeavors. For several years they were fishermen, renting a camping spot at the Marina and mooring their boat in the summers. After making their home in Cathlamet, Sue wanted to start a business....

  • Hunger at home, a national crisis

    Jennifer Figueroa|Jul 11, 2024

    It’s time for the 3rd annual Food drive competition between businesses around Cathlamet. The business that brings in the most donations will win the “Cup of Sunshine” chalice and subsequent bragging rights. Heading up this drive is Sue Zabel, local business owner of the Jabber Shack and someone who understands first-hand what it’s like to be in need “[cup of sunshine] started because I felt at one point in my life I needed help, and the food bank was there to help us.” Sue knew how hard it can be for families, especially in the summer “I t...

  • Runaway Ronnie

    Jennifer Figueroa|Jul 4, 2024

    Eileen Eddie walked into the Wahkiakum County Eagle’s office with her daughter to place an ad, the subject, a 15-pound black and white poodle mix named Ronnie. A worried Eileen was now facing every pet owner’s nightmare: her sweet boy had run off and was now missing. Heartbroken but unwilling to give up on her pup, Eileen looked to her community for help and several business owners allowed her to put up lost signs on their windows and doors while others shared on social media, including loc...

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