Articles from the February 22, 2024 edition

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Care for a dip?

Some people go to the ballpark for the nachos. That's me. Some go to the county fair for the Italian sausage sandwiches and elephant ears. Again, me. Y'all starting to see a common denominator here?...

 

Lawmakers propose minimum age of 25 for high potency cannabis purchases

To protect young people from the dangers of high-strength cannabis, two bills have been proposed in this year’s Washington State Legislature. SB 6220, recently passed in the Senate, establishes the minimum purchase age for high-THC cannabis at 25 a...

 

Bravo Eagle staff!

To the Eagle: I just felt the need to let you know what a nice job The Eagle staff are doing with the weekly paper. I had quit subscribing for several years due to all the left wing Associated Press articles and the constant bantering from the same...

 

Tourism shouldn't trump local needs

To The Eagle: Please forgive my delayed response to the front page article from Feb. 8 entitled "Ridiculous and disappointed." I have no knowledge of how community budgets work or how things are divided regarding county budgets. It does seem to me...

 

Change-the only constant

Dear Readers, The Eagle continues its journey of growth as we transition from one era to another. With our first focus group coming up this week, and other exciting innovations coming this summer, the publishers and our staff are excited to continue...

 
 Events   

Annual poetry edition part 2 submissions are open

The Eagle will run a two-part poetry edition, this week, Feb. 22, and next, Feb. 29. Guidelines: The submission deadline for next week’s poetry issue is Monday Feb. 26 at 5 p.m. Any resident of Wahkiakum County or any subscriber to The Eagle, r...

 

Skamokowa News

TOILETRY DRIVE. Something new has come up that folks can help out with and that’s a toiletry drive for the students at Wahkiakum High School. Some kids are unable to get the necessities that we all need to keep us clean and comfortable, so we are a...

 

Sheriff's Report

February 12 12:00 a.m. A caller reported that a car was parked by the shop at the summit of KM mountain and that a person was trying to enter the building. When deputies interviewed the subject they said that they were having trouble and knocked on t...

 

Downriver Dispatches

It is for us, the living, rather, to be dedicated here to the unfinished work which they who fought here, have, thus far, so nobly advanced. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us that from these honored dead...

 

That potato that won't take its eyes off you? It could be a winner.

Attendees of this summer’s annual Wahkiakum County Fair will have the opportunity to participate in a spate of free contests for the second year in a row. Last summer’s treasure hunt, pet rock, and daily rubber chicken toss so exceeded fair planners...

 

Jean Smith

Editor's note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, The Eagle ran this obituary last week in an unedited state. We are reprinting the obituary this week in its final edited form. We apologize sincerely...

 

Mules will compete at state tournament Saturday

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team are 13-4 in the 2B Central district and 18-6 overall after their win over Toledo Saturday (68-56). They lost to Toutle Lake Friday (58-53). The boys beat...

 

Young entrepreneur stakes her culinary claim in the westend

Johnson Park in Rosburg has a new business. Since acquiring the various permits and licenses needed to run a food business in the county, Kat See has opened My Infinity Foods, a new freeze-dried food...

 

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