Articles from the February 18, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 29



The Snow and the Thaw

The Snow: White-tail deer check out a nearby noise in Puget Island snow. Central and eastern Wahkiakum County dealt with snow last weekend; the Westend dealt with an ice storm. Photo by Rick Nelson....

 

SR 401 closed near Astoria-Megler bridge

Because of roadway settlement from heavy rainfall, both directions of State Route 401, also known as Lewis and Clark Trail Highway, between Megler and Naselle are closed and will remain closed for an extended period of time. On Monday, for the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 18, 2021

Commission hears storm response report; OK's capital improvement plan

Wahkiakum County commissioners received an annual report of tax refunds and approved a two-year county Capital Improvement Plan when they met Tuesday. Commissioners and staff also discussed the impact of last weekend's severe winter weather and...

 

PUD manager recounts crews efforts to respond to storm outages

On Tuesday, General Manager Dave Tramblie gave an overview of the utility’s response to this weekend’s winter storm at the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioner’s meeting. “The guys started at 11 p.m. on Friday night,” he said. “The...

 

Covid-19 update

On Wednesday four more people in Wahkiakum County tested positive for covid-19, bringing the total to 87. According to the Washington Department of Health, 1,354 people have been tested, three people have been hospitalized, and 1,348 doses of the...

 

The Black Panther Party: Acts of Compassion that Changed America

By Theron Hobbs, Jr. ©2021 Dictionary.com defines compassion as “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering.” The Black Panther Party was...

 

Prevention remains effective as any cure

To The Eagle: While researching germ transmission in 1897, German physician Carl Flugge measured how far bacteria laden spittle traveled from the mouths of volunteers. Six feet was determined to be the average. That figure remains the universal...

 

Our community needs to stand up

To The Eagle: I would like to draw attention to our state’s current mask guidelines regarding sports. This guideline requires masks to be worn at all times with the exception of cross country who can pull theirs down after their race begins. I...

 

Democrats no longer for working people

To The Eagle: If there is anyone with a few active brain cells that thinks the presidential election was on the up and up, then I want to sell some land at the beach when the tide goes out. The leftist prolific letter writer to the editor on the...

 

We've been subjected to the big lie for five years

To The Eagle: The narrative now pushed by the MSM (Main stream media) that anyone questioning the transparency of the 2020 election is pushing the “big lie.” A persuasion technique used by the Nazi Party to make WWII and the Holocaust palatable...

 

Port 1 commission OK's kayak launch site at marina

In an effort to improve kayakers' experience coming in and out of the Elochoman Slough Marina, Wahkiakum County Port 1 decided to provide an alternate place for them to enter and exit the water. The k...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 18, 2021

Bennett named to Port 2

Commissioners of Port District No. 2 on Tuesday selected Puget Island resident Allen Bennett to fill a vacancy on their three-person board of commissioners. Commissioners interviewed two candidates, Bennett and Mike Backman, also of Puget Island....

 

Were you prepared for the weather?

NOT NICE!--I'm pretty sure that our snow/sleet/wind event last weekend lasted much longer than a whole lot of people wanted it to, as while that first batch of snow is pretty, after that, it can just wind up being a real nuisance. Besides, when you...

 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following events: Online Recovery Meeting, Lower Columbia...

 

Tax forms available

Cathlamet Public Library now has instruction books for 2020 tax forms, so both tax forms and instructions are available. Since the library is offering curbside delivery only, knock on the front door during open hours, Tuesdays-Saturdays between 2...

 

Downriver Dispatches

THE MORNING AFTER: It's Monday morning after a rough, cold weekend. Ice storms are no fun, and that one was a beauty. I have been through those before in Haines, Alaska, with two small kids, as the...

 

WSU Master Gardener On-line Workshops: March

On Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m., and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (you must have a zoom account--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

Submitted by Superintendent Lisa Nelson The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held monthly meetings on January 19 and February 16. On January 19, Principals Laine and Flood updated the board on the school educational...

 

Sheriff's Report, February 18, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: February 7 — 3:22 p.m. A child accidentally dialed 911. 7:18 p.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Puget Island...

 

WWII vet tells his story

This year marks the 75th anniversary of Wahkiakum VFW Post No. 5297, whose charter was signed on January 7, 1946, after young servicemen, who had returned to the community from foreign locales after World War II decided to form a local branch of the...

 

Tsuga honors Mike Rees

Tsuga Gallery is honoring member Mike Rees, who passed away on December 13 in Seattle after a fall. The Cathlamet gallery is hosting a display of his photographs in their windows until the end of...

 

Year-round-school may come to Washington

, Summer months come to an end; children head back to school, but they've experienced summer learning loss and now require remedial education. Every year, teachers across the US say the first month of school after summer break usually is spent...

 

Lady Mules open with 3-set victory

It's been a long wait for Wahkiakum athletes, but competition finally began again on Tuesday. The Lady Mules volleyball team made the most of their first outing, a home opener against Morton-White...

 

Meet our Seniors: Hannah Musick

Hannah Musick wants to be a doctor. "That's the path," she said with certainty. She got hooked on the idea of medicine in eighth grade, and her passion for the notion has only grown. "Now I'm too...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020