Articles from the March 28, 2024 edition

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 By M.D. Johnson    News    March 28, 2024

Lots of stuff to do this spring

I reckon at this point it’s officially Spring. Or least it would appear so based on the lilacs, Italian plums, peaches, apricots, daffodils, and on and on in bloom here at the house. The jetty sparrow...

 

Letter of censure brought to Town Council

Tensions between Cathlamet leaders bubbled up again last week as a majority of town councilors expressed frustration with Mayor David Olson through a signed “censure” letter. The letter, written by Councilor Robert Stowe and provided to the may...

 
 By Jacob Nelson    Opinion    March 28, 2024

Publisher's note

Public meeting coverage in the paper has been sparse for a while now. This is a short-term problem due to staffing. We support public meeting coverage as a vital component of local news and we are working to get this content back in the paper as...

 
 By Jerry Cornfield    News    March 28, 2024

New Washington law will allow traffic cameras on more city streets and county roads

Drivers in Washington state may soon face better odds of getting caught on camera if they run a red light, speed through a work zone on a city street or fail to stop at a crosswalk. A new law signed Tuesday makes it possible for cities and counties...

 

Submissions to the paper

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STEM Related Field Trips For Students

Students in the Wahkiakum School District participated in two field trips in March to experience local industry. At the elementary school, the students of Mrs. Shelly Olsen and Mrs. Jamie Brown had...

 

Censure Resolution

This Document is an official Censure of the Mayor of Cathlamet, David Olson, by the Town Council of Cathlamet due to his continuing and expanding interference in Council work/duties/meetings. These actions include but are not limited too: Initiating...

 

The Mayor's response

TO THE EAGLE: I am saddened by a recent censure resolution offered by Councilmember Robert Stowe without prior notice and supported by two other Council members. Regardless of the split vote, as Mayor I promise to do my level best to regain the...

 
 By Kay Chamberlain    Events   

Skamokawa News

MIXED BAG. We had a bit of everything this past week so if you didn't like the weather, you just had to wait a bit and it would change. We had downpours and wind, and we had some impressive lightning with some deafening thunder, followed by some sun...

 

Sheriff's Report

March 18 3:00 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to help a person who had fallen. 7:18 A power outage was reported on Puget Island, the PUD was notified. 11:03 a.m. A person called to report that her vehicle tag had been stolen. Deputies advised...

 

Five takeaways from the 2024 Washington legislative session

Thursday marks the end of this year’s legislative session. Lawmakers put the finishing touches on legislation, approved budget proposals, and prepared to bail out of Olympia. Barring an unexpected special session, they are not scheduled to return u...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY West End Food Pantry, Johnson Park, 1- 5 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Noon, Hope Center 320 S 3rd St. Cathlamet. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Noon, Rosburg Hall, Rosburg. Community Library & Computer Center 12-5 p.m. Johnson Park, Rosburg SAIL...

 

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Wahkiakum Senior recieves regional art award

Semuel Hoogendoorn, a senior at Wahkiakum High School, is one of the winners of the 2024 Southwest Washington regional high school art show. Semuel's painting, "Aunt Sam Sends Her Love", was inspired...

 

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