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Articles from the April 28, 2022 edition

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Salmon studies on the Gray's

Jesse Jones, a fish biologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, talked to a group of Wahkiakum High School students and science teacher Jeff Rooklidge about the rotary screw trap...

 

How to spot signs of risky behavior in a teenager's bedroom

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services is hosting an online workshop to show parents and guardians how to spot signs of risky behavior in a teenager's bedroom. The workshop, VIRTUAL HIDDEN IN...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    April 28, 2022

County board Ok's salary resolution for commissioners

Wahkiakum County commissioners addressed a variety of issues at their meeting Tuesday, including a property donation request, commissioners' salaries, and Gray's Bay siltation. Members of the Skamokawa Fire Department asked the board to consider...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 28, 2022

Wahkiakum West buys Skamokawa Internet to move to east county

Wahkiakum West has begun an expansion to the east side of Wahkiakum County with the purchase of Skamokawa Internet, adding about 200 customers to their base, as well as maintaining a relationship with SI’s founder, Steve Carson, who will remain as...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 28, 2022

Portland director films on local sailboat

Portland director Antero Alli was in town two weeks ago to film a scene from his new movie, Tracer, in the Carpe Diem, a sailboat owned by Cathlamet Yacht Club Commodore Bud Radke. I had an opportunit...

 

Include people with autism in social activities

To the Eagle: A recent letter published in The Eagle highlighting Autism Awareness for our community included this all-important statement, namely that “Individual treatment…based upon that person’s unique needs, enables those on the spectrum...

 

Cathlamet Woman's Club to celebrate 92 years

To The Eagle: The GFWC-Cathlamet Woman’s Club meets the first Tuesday of the month, except December and January. Our next meeting is May 3, at 12:00, upstairs at the Hotel Cathlamet. You can also drop by the Tsuga Gallery on Friday, May 6, between...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

In last week's article about school robotics competition, the team shown in the large photo was actually the Naselle's high school team, not the middle school team. In another article about planned Cathlamet Town Council action on revisions of sewer...

 

Covid-19 update

With the easy availability of at home tests, it's impossible to know exactly how many cases of covid-19 are actually active in the county. No one tested positive through official channels in the last...

 

Museum display shows resiliency of Chinook

Submitted by the Wahkiakum County Historical Society The Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum's newest interpretive exhibit, ntsayka ilii: our place, features the photography of Amiran White...

 

Registration underway for White-tail run

Early registration is nearly over for the annual Great White Tail Run on May 14 in Skamokawa. The registration deadline for a combination race/T-shirt ends May 2. Day of the race registration starts at 8:30 a.m., and the races start at 10 a.m....

 

Redmen Hall has announced new hours

GREAT WEEKEND--I hope you were able to enjoy the glorious weekend weather we had. While we may have some more wet stuff during the week, we are supposed to have another glorious weekend to end April and begin May, so I hope that happens as we could...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Wahkiakum Planning Commission, Courthouse, 6 p.m. Wahkiakum...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Wow! April is almost over and now the busy season starts. We have a lot of things happening out here at the fairgrounds this summer. We will be starting on our grants so that means a new goat, sheep and swine barn,...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Stories bring us together: I talked with Gail Wirkkala this morning. She called from Longview to give me information on the Rosie Nelson Johnson story that was in the April 21 issue. Rosie talked...

 
 By Karen Bertroch    News    April 28, 2022

Discussions held on future use of Naselle Youth Camp

The April 19 meeting of the Naselle/GRV School Board of Directors opened at 6:30 p.m. with the pledge of allegiance. School Superintendent Lisa Nelson and all directors were present. There were three present from the community and one reporter. In...

 

Secretary of State addresses concerns regarding third-party canvassers in Washington counties

The Office of the Secretary of State has received multiple reports of third-party canvassers presenting themselves as elections officials and going door-to-door across Washington asking residents about their voter information and other...

 

Tsuga Gallery to hold open house

Tsuga Gallery will hold an “A May Zing” Open House on Saturday, May 7, from 3-7 p.m. Ruth Doumit will be the featured artist for the month of May. This will be the first Open House for the gallery in two years. The public is invited to meet the...

 

Museum to open for season May 1

The public is invited to celebrate May Day and the season-opening of the Wahkiakum County Historical Museum, Sunday, May 1, 1-4 p.m., at Strong Park in Cathlamet. The event includes Maypole dancing, crafting of May Day flower baskets, museum...

 

Sheriff's Report, April 28, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 18 — 5:14 p.m. A welfare check was requested for a Puget Island resident. A deputy spoke to the...

 

Master Gardener offerings in May

On Tuesdays at noon WSU Master Gardeners present weekly online free programs. No need to register; just pop in. Connection information (you must have a Zoom account--sign up for one at zoom.us, then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android:...

 

Mule baseball team falls to Ducks, Chinooks

Despite two losses to two of the Central 2B league's top teams in the last week, the Wahkiakum Mules baseball team remains committed to this season of growth. On Friday, the Mules headed to the...

 

WHS softball team deals with weather

Thanks to a rainy spring, the Wahkiakum Mules softball team hasn’t had too many opportunities to play. Last Thursday’s game against Rainier was postponed, but the Lady Mules did get to travel to Napavine on Monday, where they lost 15-0. Bright...

 

High School Track & Field

April 21: Naselle High School at the Daily A Invitational in Astoria. Boys teams: Astoria 149, Naselle 117.5, Tillamook 114, Warrenton 112, Seaside 52, Knappa 52, Jewell 41.5 Naselle boys: 100m—5. Riley Thorsen 12.81. 200m—1. Trenton Stephens...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 28, 2022

Local musicians have 3rd Secret

A musical collaboration between Wahkiakum residents and Giants in the Trees bandmates Krist Novoselic and Jillian Raye that began during the quiet days of 2020 and grew with the creative input of old...

 

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