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 By Rick Nelson    News    April 12, 2018

Puget Island bridge work expected to start next week

Preservation work on the State Route 409 Puget Island Bridge seems to be getting underway with workers scoping out the bridge this week. A contractor for the Washington State Department of...

 

Chinook fishery below Bonneville Dam will reopen this Saturday for one day

Anglers will have an opportunity to fish for spring chinook salmon in the lower Columbia River this Saturday (April 14) for one day only under an agreement reached Wednesday by fishery managers from Washington and Oregon. Fishing regulations will be...

 

Slide threat closes upper Elochoman Valley Road

The upper Elochoman Valley Road was closed Thursday afternoon, according to a press release from the board of commissioners' office. The Wahkiakum County Engineer has closed the Elochoman Valley Road at milepost 07.47 due to potential landslide...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 12, 2018

Cathlamet waterfront park plan is moving on

In January, a group from the National Park Service's Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program presented the final draft of the waterfront park concept plan to all who worked on the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 12, 2018

Commissioners, representatives go over their issues

Legislative and lobbying issues dominated the meeting of the Wahkiakum County board of commissioners on Tuesday. The day started at 8 a.m. with a regional forum featuring state Senator Dean Takko and representatives of Congresswoman Jamie Herrera...

 

Woman dies after walking off bow of ferry

A woman has died after walking off the bow of the ferry Oscar B. while the vessel was crossing the Columbia River Friday night. The ferry crew witnessed the incident and notified the US Coast Guard about 9:30 p.m. The crew began searching for the...

 

Correction

Last week was a challenging week for our copy editor. Aubrie Montgomery was misidentified in the report about Lady Mule softball. Although Carolyn Long teaches at WSU Vancouer, the headline above her interview placed her at Clark College. In the...

 

Property tax limitation law/policy needed

To The Eagle: I think the property tax is mostly due to attitude. I found our county’s assessors on my property before I had my full coffee last spring and I told them they needed an appointment. I was informed by the assessor they could come on...

 

The devil is in the details

To The Eagle: Bill Coons, Wahkiakum’s assessor running for re-election, gave a rather detailed defense of his evaluation of Ms. Hamp’s mobile home property (March 29, 2018 edition), but his closing argument fell flat when he exclaimed, “In...

 

Are you watching and waiting?

To The Eagle: This morning my wife showed the Easter cartoon you ran in The Eagle, to me and asked if I was offended. After reading the cartoon I laughed because the sleepy character in the cartoon was me. She has elbowed me on numerous occasions in...

 

New Aalberg book looks at company towns

Author Jim Aalberg has followed his history of the Westport, Ore., mill town with a look at company towns in Clatsop County, Bradwood, Wauna, and Westport. Aalberg tells how the people connected to these towns remember an almost idyllic existence,...

 

New exhibit at Redmen Hall opens Friday

SOGGY & BREEZY--At the end of last Saturday, we were sitting here looking at two inches of rain on our weather meter, so it was definitely a wet one. While some areas got hit with some strong winds, we here in West Valley had some gusts but nothing...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Learn to knit, crochet and mend, Susan Sews, Community Center,...

 

Drama club presenting play on Friday, Saturday

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Today (Thursday) High School Comet Invite, high school baseball and fast pitch at Lake Quinault at 4 p.m.; Monday, high school baseball in Naselle with Mary M, Knight at 4 p.m....

 

Sheriff's Report, April 12, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 2 — 10:40 a.m. A driver was cited during a vehicle stop on Beaver Creek and his vehicle was towed. 12:38...

 

Gladys Spooner

Gladys V. Spooner, 91, lifelong Wahkiakum resident, died April 7, 2018 at the Hospice Care Center in Longview. She was born November 28, 1926 on Puget Island to Lindor and Albertina (Svenson) Wegdahl. She is the last of four children. Gladys...

 

Death Notice for Steven Harris

Steven Harris, age 64, died at home on April 8. A full obituary will be published next week....

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

We have some exciting presentations coming up this month hosted by the Wahkiakum Outdoors and the Community Center. The first one is on Wednesday, April 18 from 2-4 p.m., in the dining room at the church previously known as the Cathlamet...

 

Grays River Valley Center News

Grays River Valley Center’s new year has begun, and it’s time to renew sponsorships. Thank you for all that have already renewed.We are pleased you are enjoying the facility, and glad you continue to do so. Some of our events have changed due to...

 

Kindergarten registration week is April 16-20

Wahkiakum School District has announced that kindergarten registration will be held April 16-20. Children who are five years old on or before August 31 of the upcoming school year are eligible to start kindergarten. Registration paperwork can be...

 

Salad luncheon set for April 28

On April 28, Naselle Lutheran Church will host their annual Salad Luncheon from 10 a.m., until 1 p.m. For a suggested donation of $7 you can choose from a variety of salads. The plant section will once again provide tomato and other starts for your...

 

Anderson hits 2 grand slams in Mule sweep

James Anderson hit two grand slams on Monday to lead the Wahkiakum Mules baseball team in their home doubleheader against Winlock. The Mules won the first game 16-0 and the second 30-3. In game one...

 

Wahkiakum Mules Golf

The Wahkiakum HS Golf Team raised their inter-conference season record to 6-0 on Tuesday, shooting 180 to Three Rivers Christian’s 252. Medalist sophomore Elijah Doiron shot a personal best school match score of 43. Three other Mules also shot in...

 

Making your own flower pots

On April 25, 6 p.m., Cowlitz County Master Gardener Phyllis Collins will teach how to make Hypertufa garden pots and planters. Hypertufa is the art of making lightweight cement pots. In this class participants will mix the ingredients, cast a...

 

Congressional candidate sets town hall

David McDevitt, a Democrat candidate for US Congress, District 3, will hold a town hall meeting on April 21, 11 a.m., at the Duck Inn in Skamokawa. According to McDevitt's press secretary, this will be McDevitt's 52nd town hall of the campaign for...

 

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