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Articles from the March 23, 2017 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 23, 2017

WHS students raise funds for Doernbecher

Wahkiakum School District students raised $2,652.53 for Doernbecher Children's Hospital this week through a variety of activities. The biggest hit and moneymaker was dodgeball on Wednesday night. 12...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 23, 2017

Skamokawa man drowns in river

The body of a local man was found on the Washington side of the Columbia River between Brookfield and Three Tree Point on Sunday morning. Stan Thacker, 62, of Skamokawa, was reported overdue by his wife on Saturday night. He had left their home...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 23, 2017

PUD evaluates savings from conservation work

At Tuesday’s Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioner’s meeting, Customer Service Representative Lia Sealund gave an update on how conservation dollars are being used around the community. Later, commissioners and staff brainstormed ways to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 23, 2017

Board hears request for varied machinery

They had a full agenda at the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday night. After a meeting with his advisory board, Vo/Ag teacher Kyle Hurley asking the school board to approve the purchase of the following items for his...

 

A convocation of eagles

More eagles: Cathlamet artist Dan Tchozewski recently photographed a gathering of eagles along Puget Island's Crossdike Road....

 

Public health tailored to rural area's needs

Submitted by the Wahkiakum County Department of Health and Human Services Washington State has 31 county health departments, three multi-county health districts and two city-county health departments, all of which are referred to as Local Health Juri...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 23, 2017

Commissioners continue with dredging plans, act on marijuana applications

Wahkiakum County commissioners continued discussions about a dredging program and gave mixed approval to two notices of proposed medical/recreational marijuana retail stores when they met Tuesday. County commissioners also serve as the board of commi...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 23, 2017

Students presenting play on Saturday

After auditions on Monday, Wahkiakum School District students started rehearsals for the Missoula Children's Theatre production of Alice in Wonderland. The play will be performed twice on Saturday. Be...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 23, 2017

Council ends moratorium for Columbia Ridge

The Cathlamet Town Council voted Monday to lift a moratorium on new development in the Columbia Ridge Estates subdivision, subject to street improvements by the homeowners association. Among other business at the council's monthly meeting on Monday...

 

Spring sports are up and running

HALF AND HALF--Last Thursday was totally awesome, and that sunshine sure perked everybody up for awhile. It also meant it was time for me to get out there and get at those flower beds, which I truly felt the next day! Friday was a different story as...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. - Noon. Grief Recovery, Community Center, Cathlamet, 1 p.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall,...

 

Grays River Valley Center updates activities schedule

Following is an updated list of the activities at the Grays River Valley Center. Starting in February, Saturday Night Movies went back to Fridays at 7 p.m. Films are shown at the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park. On March 31, we will be...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 23, 2017

Naselle Library plans April, May programs

Naselle Timberland Library has planned a variety of events ranging from children's programs to movie matinees for the months of April and May. Family Movie Matinees are scheduled April 1 and 22 and May 6, all 1-3 p.m. The library will show new...

 

New exhibit season to open at Redmen Hall

Friends of Skamokawa at Redmen Hall will open its exhibit season with a Photography Exhibit they have labeled ‘Moments of Reflection.' They are introducing three photographers, new to us, but experienced with two award winners. Megan Blackburn,...

 

Opry company announces showing of original production

The Astor Street Opry Company has announced its original production of “Lewis and Clark, or How the Finns Discovered Astoria,” with performances Fridays and Saturdays, March 31 through April 29. Written by ASOC legend Judith P. Niland, with...

 

Sheriff's Report, March 23, 2017

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: March 13 — 2:09 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Cathlamet resident who was breathing but unresponsive....

 

UPCOMING EVENTS Community Center in Cathlamet

Tuesday, March 28th 10:00-12:00 Community Center in Cathlamet: Wahkiakum-On-The-Move Presentation. Learn about this invaluable transportation resource in our community and the numerous opportunities it provides. Kelly Reser will present all the...

 

Job fair scheduled March 29 at WHS

Companies in and around Wahkiakum County were invited to host a table at the Wahkiakum Career Day on March 29. The event will help 9th through 12th grade students learn about the area’s companies, industries and career opportunities. Employers...

 

Local sculptor in exhibition

Cathlamet sculptor Bob Kizziar will exhibit a piece in the Oregon Pottery Association's "Keep Portland Wared" exhibition this weekend in Portland. The exhibition is part of the annual National Conference on Education for the Ceramic Art, which will...

 

Wahkiakum Events

By the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce March 25 GRVC Super Sale Grays River Valley Center GRVC – 360 465-2310 31 Hook The Hawg Spring Salmon Derby 3/31 & 4/1 Cathlamet: Elochoman Slough Marina Wahkiakum Chamber – 360 795-9996 April 1 River Mile 38...

 

Child safety seat technicians offer free car-seat checks

Child safety seat technicians offer free car-seat checks Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services will conduct child passenger safety seat inspections at St. James Family Center on Saturday March 25, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Health and...

 

CNA training offered

The Care Careers Academy will offer both an evening Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class starting Monday, April 10, and a daytime CNA class starting May 9. The courses provide all the knowledge essential to complete and pass the CNA state...

 

Lions Club announces Student of the Month recipients

Lions Club announces Student of the Month recipients The Wahkiakum Lions are proud to honor two more senior students for their academic and leadership abilities this school year. Rayanna Carlon was...

 

Worksource at the Community Center in Cathlamet

Donna Hughes of Worksource was at the Cathlamet Community Center for a couple hours on Monday morning to provide general assistance in employment matters, including help with resumes. Five people...

 

Local writer traces WWII vet's story

Lilly Robbins Brock and her husband moved to Wahkiakum County about three years ago, so he could do some fishing. On Saturday, she made her first visit to the Cathlamet Library to talk about her work...

 

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