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Articles from the February 5, 2014 edition

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 By Suzy Mackey    Sports    February 5, 2014

Mule wrestling news

Mule Wrestlers participated in the Beach Brawl tournament in Ilwaco on Saturday. This was the last regular season tournament for the team. WIAA has set a 33 match limit during the regular season and some of the wrestlers were almost there. This puts...

 

Mule boys cut down Loggers 50-44

The Wahkiakum Mule boys basketball team came from behind to topple league foe Onalaska last Wednesday night, beating the third-placed Loggers 50-44. The Mules entered the final quarter trailing by...

 

Lady Mules dump Mossyrock 64-30

The bench got a lot of playing time on Tuesday night as the Lady Mules made quick work of a weakened Mossyrock team, winning 64-30. The Vikings struggled to perform with one of their best competitors...

 

Tickets for Valentine dinner still available

CRISPY--Monday morning of this week saw a few snow flakes falling around our house but it didn't stick around long, but on Tuesday morning, the frost is so thick that it looks like it snowed, and I was told a few flakes actually showed up in a...

 

Sheriff's Report, February 6, 2014

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: January 27 –9:44 a.m. A caller reported finding a piece of a floating dock. 2:10 p.m. The Cathlamet...

 

WSDOT at work on Cowlitz River bridge

Starting Feb. 3, Washington State Department of Transportation crews will be doing some heavy cleaning on three steel bridges in Cowlitz and Lewis counties. The State Route 4 Peter Crawford, State Route 433 Lewis and Clark, and the northbound...

 

St. James program provides support for parents

Are you expecting? Do you have children under the age of three? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then St. James Family Center would like to invite you to join them and other local families in a program funded by Thrive by Five, a...

 

States set season for spring chinook angling

Anticipating a strong return of spring chinook salmon, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon on January 29 set the initial 2014 fishing season to run through April 7 on the lower Columbia River. Starting March 1, anglers fishing downriver from...

 

Siblings take essay contest honors

With seven kids and one on the way, Lori and Matt Stacey’s family could keep the local Veterans of Foreign Wars smiling for years to come. This year, their two oldest children, Luke, a junior, and...

 

PUD interested in high speed fiber optic service

Ashley Turner, the new Director of the Chamber of Commerce attended Tuesday’s meeting of the Board of Commissioners for the Wahkiakum PUD. Turner is proactively seeking to create better partnerships with local entities and has committed herself to...

 

Net pens planned to aid gillnetters

The Cathlamet Channel in southwest Washington is about to become the state’s second off-channel or select area commercial gill-net fishery. In a state that has few potential off-channel sites for rearing and fishing on the lower Columbia River, thi...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 5, 2014

Locals offer hoof rot explanation

Biologists looking into the cause of hoof rot disease in elk need to consider new options, Wahkiakum County Commissioner Dan Cothren said this week. Cothren, an avid hunter, was instrumental in getting the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife t...

 

Consigners wanted for Redmen Hall antique sale

Following the winter hiatus, Friends of Skamokawa at Redmen Hall will reopen Saturday, March 1 with its popular antique sale. Consignments will be accepted at the hall, 1394 W. SR 4 in Skamokawa, from noon until 4 p.m. on February 24 and 25. All...

 

Juvenile salmon gaining weight in Cathlamet pens

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has installed floating pens at Cathlamet to raise juvenile salmon for future fisheries. The net pens were moved from Deep River to the town dock about...

 
 By Richard Swart    News    February 5, 2014

Fire departments, Kiwanis collecting for Doernbecher

This Saturday and Sunday, motorists and customers at the Cathlamet Market on Main Street and the Chevron Station on SR 4 will encounter volunteer firefighters and emergency responders in uniform asking for donations for the Kiwanis Doernbecher...

 

County seeks volunteers for tax advisory committee

Wahkiakum County is looking for persons interested in serving on the Agricultural Tax Advisory Committee. According to an announcement from the office of the board of county commissioners, this committee represents the active farming community...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 5, 2014

Commissioners OK appraiser request

By a 2-1 vote, Wahkiakum County commissioners approved Assessor Bill Coon's request to increase his part-time appraiser/deputy to a full-time appraiser. Coons has brought the request to the board of commissioners several times, and Tuesday, he...

 

To find truth, one needs to look

To The Eagle: Our President has set the precedent for a new world wide immigration policy. If an Adobe Photoshop forged birth certificate is good enough for the leader of the free world who is concurrently the leader of the world’s most powerful...

 

School measures deserve yes vote

School levies seem to be a part of life. Despite appropriations from the state for the costs of basic education, school districts still need to ask voters to tax themselves to cover expenses that state funds don't cover. And this Tuesday is election...

 

Smorgasbord and silent auction on Sunday

More frosty mornings and probably cold, cold daytime temperatures for the next few days. Make sure you are prepared for the freezing nights, possible frozen water pipes and make sure your pets are warm and safe. News from Naselle: Sports calendar...

 

Sheriff's Corner

Greetings from the Sheriff. Here again to share some news and updates from the WCSO. We are happy to say we once again have a deputy at the Johnson Park substation on Tuesdays from 3-5 p.m. If you need to fill out an accident report, vacation house...

 

Public Meetings to be held on housing and community development needs

The public is invited to attend a community forum to gather ideas for the expenditure of approximately $4.3 million of federal funds over the next five years. The funds are to be used to improve housing and for community projects that serve...

 

Program available to homeowners facing foreclosure

Online resources are available for Washington homeowners facing foreclosure. The Foreclosure Fairness Act, passed in 2011, was designed to help homeowners and their lenders explore possible alternatives to foreclosure and reach a resolution when...

 

Local SPU students make autumn quarter dean's list

The following students made the Seattle Pacific University 2013 Autumn Quarter Dean’s List: Alan Michael Erickson of Rosburg and Madeline Grace Rooklidge of Cathlamet. Students on the Dean's List have completed at least 12 credits and attained a...

 

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