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Articles from the March 5, 2020 edition

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Human services addresses COVID-19

Human services addresses COVID-19 To The Eagle: Citizens of Wahkiakum County: Don’t Panic. Please practice prevention and preparedness. This weekend was an eventful one for public health. On Thursday of last week there was one confirmed case in...

 

State basketball update: Lady Mules, Comet boys advance to semifinals

Boys 2B Wednesday Lake Roosevelt eliminated Wahkiakum 62-59 Girls 2B Thursday Wahkiakum 55, Toledo 48 --Mules play winner of LaConner v. TriCities Prep in semifinals, 5:30 p.m. Friday Girls 1B Wednesday Curlew eliminated Naselle 53-26 Boys 1B...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 5, 2020

County health officials outline plans to deal with coronavirus

With the increase in the incidence of coronavirus illnesses in Washington, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services officials have begun defining steps to deal with the new illness. Now named COVID-19, the virus originated in Wuhan, China, as an...

 
 By Cameron Sheppard    News    March 5, 2020

Tuesday: COVID-19 death toll reaches 9 in state

OLYMPIA (March 3) -- The COVID-19 coronavirus death count in Washington reached nine on March 3, including two people whose test results were released posthumously. On Monday, when six deaths had been reported, health officials asked state lawmakers...

 
 By Cameron Sheppard    News    March 5, 2020

Council addresses water main project, dog ordinance, etc.

The Cathlamet Town Council members covered lots of ground when they met Monday evening, approving a call for bids for engineering of a water main installation project, going over proposed changes to the town’s pit bull ordinance and discussing...

 

Mule boys recover from early district loss

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team punched their ticket to the State 2B tournament in Spokane for the first time since 2013 when they defeated Kittitas 58-43 in a regional game last Saturday at Mark Morris High School. “Going in, I thought...

 

Lady Mules rally to beat Adna, head to state

Never turn your back on the Lady Mules. The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team trailed Adna for nearly all of the 32 minutes of their regional game on Saturday, sometimes by as much as 10 points. In the last four minutes, the Lady Mules’ hard wo...

 

Sheriff's Report, March 5, 2020

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: February 24--10:24 a.m. A deputy sheriff assisted Department of Corrections (DOC) officers at a Skamokawa...

 

Mule wrestlers fall short in Mat Classic

Five Wahkiakum Mule wrestlers competed in the State Mat Classic Wrestling Tournament in Tacoma last February 21 and 22, but none came home with medals. Jamil Dimaano, Jeremiyah Johnson, Braxton Johns, and Makayla Davis all lost their first two...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 5, 2020

Commissioners summary: Ferry shutting down March 11

Wahkiakum County commissioners breezed though a light agenda Tuesday before hearing a presentation from Health and Human Services Director Chris Bischoff on the spread of COVID-19 virus (see separate article in this edition). Commissioners accepted...

 

Downriver Dispatches

SR 4 Slide Update Tamara Greenwell, the lead communicator for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), communicated to me that the cleanup efforts are ongoing and going well. She...

 

N/GRV School Menus

N/GRV School Menus BREAKFAST Breakfast comes with fresh fruit, milk and juice. Mon.--Fruit Pocket or Cold Cereal. Tues.--Oatmeal or Cold Cereal. Wed.--French Toast or Cold Cereal. Thur.--Yogurt & Granola or Cold Cereal. Fri.--Biscuits & Gravy or...

 

New date set for local investment network meeting

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) will host a Local Investment Network meeting on March 31 at the Cowlitz County Event Center from 3-5 p.m. This is an opportunity to bring residents from the community together around a common...

 

Skamokawa News

GOOD BEGINNING--As this week begins, as well as another new month, we woke up to some chilly temperatures but at least it was dry. February had closed with off and on downpours along with a bit of hail, so having a decent Sunday was good for the...

 

What's happening at the Fair

Wow! March has arrived and we will be busy at the fairgrounds this spring. The fair board received a grant from the Department of Agriculture to get new doors on the Lions Club Booth and the Food Booth, they will be roll-up doors and super easy to...

 

The Eagle Calendar

March 5, 2020 through March 12, 2020 THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. CathlameTones, Hotel Cathlamet, 6 p.m. Skamokawa Fire...

 

Wahkiakum Menus

BREAKFAST Monday--French Toast or Cold Cereal. Tuesday--Yogurt & Toast or Cold Cereal. Wednesday--Pizza Bagel or Cold Cereal. Thursday--Mule Muffin or Cold Cereal. Friday--Breakfast Burrito or Cold Cereal. LUNCH All lunch entrees include the "5-Star...

 

An evening set with author Robert Michael Pyle

Salty Talks presents an evening with noted author Robert Michael Pyle on Thursday, March 19 at Ilwaco’s Salt Hotel & Pub.The presentation starts at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited, with no reservations. Independent scholar, biologist, and writer...

 

PCA meeting and open house set

The Pioneer Community Association’s annual meeting will be held March 19, 7 p.m., at the Cathlamet Pioneer Center, 125 Columbia Street. Prior to the business meeting they will open the doors to the community at 6 p.m. for an open house. The...

 

Coast Community Radio plans spring membership drive

In what promises to be KMUN’s biggest fundraising campaign for 2020, Coast Community Radio commences its annual spring Pledge Drive on March 11. As a non-commercial broadcaster, Coast Community Radio operates its three local stations by relying on...

 

Apply for multi-season hunt tags by March 31

Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter into the drawing for a 2020 multi-season tag. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will hold the drawing in mid-April, randomly selecting names for 8,500 multi-season deer tags and...

 

Auditions set for MCT

Auditions for this year’s Missoula Children’s Theatre will be held on Monday, March 9, in the J.A. Wendt Elementary School Multi-purpose Room at 3:15 p.m. The performance will be of “The Tortoise Versus The Hare.” Students in grades K-12 are...

 

Cindi Seaberg

Cindi Seaberg Cynthia Kay “Cindi” Seaberg, 70, of Puget Island, died at Hospice Care Center in Longview on February 25, 2020. Cindi was born on October 22, 1949 in Longview to Charles and Martha (Bachman) Hansen. She grew up in Longview...

 

Elmer Juedes

Elmer H. Juedes, 91 of Puget Island, died on March 2, 2020 at Hospice Care Center in Longview. Elmer was born on May 2, 1928 in Gurley, Nebraska to Gustav and Wilhemina (Horst) Juedes. He moved west...

 

Robert Brons

Robert Earl Brons, 82, formerly of Cathlamet, died at his home in Yuma, Arizona on February 16, 2020 with his family by his side. Bob was born to Earl and Florence (Emhoff) Brons on March 31, 1937 in...

 

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