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Articles from the March 24, 2016 edition

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Grounded ship has 25-foot gash

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 623-foot bulk carrier ran aground Monday morning in a narrow part of the Columbia River near Cathlamet. The U.S. Coast Guard says the vessel loaded with grain was heading...

 

Mule Sports Updates

Baseball The Wahkiakum Mules baseball team won two more games in a double header on Saturday against Winlock to bring their overall record to 6-0. The team will return to play after spring break on April 9 in an away game against Onalaska. Track and...

 
 By Nick Vavoudis    Sports    March 24, 2016

Mule golfers struggle at Surf Side

The Wahkiakum Mules golf team's season record dropped last week to 3-4 after posting a four-person total 229 to Ilwaco's 191 and North Beach's 224. The day started and ended in heavy rain and wind; however the majority of the round was sunny and...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 24, 2016

Goodroe, Cameron join Cathlamet council

The Cathlamet Town Council added two new members last Monday evening. Two spots were unclaimed in last year's elections, and they've remained empty ever since. Filling the positions are Bernadette Goo...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 24, 2016

Commissioners reject pot store in Rosburg

by Rick Nelson Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday rejected a distance waiver request that would have allowed the establishment of a marijuana store in Rosburg. Kathleen M. Nelson of Kelso had requested the waiver. She owns recreational...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 24, 2016

School board discusses issues

Robin Westphall took the oath of office and officially joined the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors on Tuesday. Dick Swart, a councilman for the Town of Cathlamet, Duncan Cruickshank, the public works director for the town and Paul Lacy,...

 

WHS robotics team is 2nd at Zillah tournament

Two teams from Wahkiakum High School drove five hours each way to compete in three events with 33 other teams from around Washington State at the 8th annual Zillah Robotics Tournament on March 19....

 

Democrats holding presidential caucuses

Democrats in the state of Washington will get their only real chance to choose their presidential nominee on Saturday, March 26 at their precinct caucuses. By the time the primary rolls around in May, it will be too late. The democratic nominee for...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 24, 2016

Commissioners set flood zone assessment

Wahkiakum County officials on Tuesday set the amount and time limit for tax assessments for property in the county's flood control zone districts. The prosecuting attorney's office will develop a resolution to establish the rates formally, and the...

 

4-H club offers help for county recycling program

A 4-H club has offered to take the lead in promoting recycling for Wahkiakum County. The Wahkiakum County 4-H Robotics Club appeared before the board of commissioners Tuesday and offered to help with the challenges to the county's recycling program....

 

Volunteers invited for refuge tree planting

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has invited the public to join them at the Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-tailed Deer this Friday to help cut stakes from existing trees and plant them in new locations around the refuge. This...

 

Nurse delegation classes to be held

Registered or Certified Nursing Assistants and Home Care Aides can now attend Nurse Delegation (9 CEUs) and Nurse Delegation for Diabetics (3 CEUs) as a self-study course at the Care Careers Academy. Classes will be held Monday, April 4. One or both...

 

ASOC melodrama to begin April 8

The Astor Street Opry Company will present The Real Lewis and Clark Story! Or how the Finns discovered Astoria April 8 through April 19 at the ASCO Playhouse, West 129 Bond St., Astoria. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday nights at 7 p.m. (doors...

 

Easter egg hunt at Vista Park Saturday

SPRING HAS BEGUN--There were a couple of very nice days last week with plenty of sunshine to make us "drowned rats" feel a lot better and of course, give those avid lawn lovers a chance to head into their yards as it was perfect weather for mowing...

 

Art contest winners announced

Winners of the 32nd annual Great White Tail Run art contest are: 1st place, Janessa Frink, 4th Grade; 2nd place, Dmitry Goldinov, 4th grade and 3rd place, Peter Vik, 4th grade, all from the Wahkiakum School District. Frink will receive t-shirts with...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m. Skam...

 

Busy weekend ahead for Westend

News from Naselle Sports calendar for the coming week with the Naselle Comet teams: Today (Thursday), high school track in Naselle at 3:30 p.m., high school baseball at Astoria JV Tourney at 5:30 p.m.; Friday, high school softball with Winlock in...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 24, 2016

Commission to visit Johnson Park on Tuesday

Wahkiakum County commissioners will visit the Grays River Valley Center at Johnson Park, Rosburg, next Tuesday. The board doesn't normally meet on a fifth Tuesday, but acknowledging a need to help the facility's board of directors reform, they...

 

Sheriff's Report, March 24, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: March 14 - 8:11 a.m. A theft was reported at a Cathlamet...

 

Local students to perform Sleeping Beauty

Chance Carter and Alyssa Cooper of Missoula Children's Theatre are in Cathlamet this week to direct Wahkiakum School District students in a production of Sleeping Beauty. All 40 K-12 students who...

 

WHS art student earns recognition

Wahkiakum High School senior Connor Emlen-Petterson received the highest score from a panel of judges for his piece, "An Improbable Fisherman" in the 43rd Annual Southwest Washington Regional High...

 

Drama club to perform Macbeth: Off-Kilter

The Naselle-Grays River Valley Schools Drama Club has announced their production of Macbeth: Off-Kilter, which will be performed on Friday, March 25 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for seniors...

 

Battle of the Robots set for Saturday

All are invited to the the first ever "Battle of the Robots" at the River Life Interpretive Center at Redmen Hall on Saturday March 26 from 1-3 p.m. Battling will be Ron Wright's 4-H Lego Robotics Club, Jeff Pillar's 8th grade Lego Robotics Class...

 

Hook the Hawg Salmon Derby set for April 1-2

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will host its annual “Hook the Hawg” Salmon Derby on April 1-2. This will be the 4th year for the derby. The event will take place at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet. The “Hook the Hawg” Salmon Derby is...

 

Death Notice for Nicole Schubert

Nicole J. Schubert 46, of Longview, died March 20 at St. John Medical Center. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 

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