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Articles from the May 10, 2018 edition

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 By Darrell Alexander    News    May 10, 2018

KM exercise was more than a house fire

The fire fighter training exercise last Thursday night was more than just a control burn of a dilapidated old county owned house; it was a night of inspiration as more than 30 volunteer fire fighters...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 10, 2018

Dredging permits nearly finished

The stars seem to be aligning for Wahkiakum County's efforts to obtain dredge spoils for eroding beaches. County officials, their consulting engineers, and representatives of the US Army Corps of Engineers met last week, and the parties agreed that...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 10, 2018

Candidates file for election starting next Monday

Candidate filing for this year's elections runs Monday through Friday next week at the office of the Wahkiakum County Auditor in Cathlamet. Some potential local candidates have registered their candidacies with the state Public Disclosure Commission...

 

People coming together for summer lunches

To the Eagle: I continue to be amazed and pleased with Cathlamet’s community organizations and volunteers. I went to the Summer Lunch Program meeting at the Community Center last Monday at 1 p.m. I was impressed with the history of the program the...

 

Not happy with PUD wage increases

To The Eagle: January 2018, Western Wahkiakum County received a 34 percent, per month, increase in the electric base rate. The West End also is charged $56.23 before the water tap is turned on. If Wahkiakum County does not have the population to...

 

Chamber thanks beautification volunteers

To The Eagle: On behalf of the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce, thank you to all the volunteers who came together with us to help beautify our downtown. The planters are gorgeous and the flowers are beautiful. The Chamber board voted overwhelmingly to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 10, 2018

Self taught artist finds many inspirations

Ruth Doumit, a lifelong resident of Wahkiakum County is Tsuga Gallery's Artist of the Month for May. This Friday, there will be an open house to celebrate Mother's Day, meet Doumit, and see her work....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 10, 2018

Port board considers marina parking issue

The three big topics at the Wahkiakum County Port 1 commissioners meeting last Thursday were parking, the farmers market and how to get the dredge out of the water. Because of scheduling conflicts, the meeting was held a week early. When fishing seas...

 

Celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday

WEATHER--It was pretty nice at the beginning of last week, and then we cooled down a bit, with even a few showers falling here and there, but I was still able to get some flower bed work done, so I hope you got to enjoy the sunny times. This past...

 

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,...

 

Westend busy with many varied events

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week: Today (Thursday), middle school track-league meet at North Beach at 3:30 p.m., baseball district playoffs in Naselle with opponent and time to be determined; Saturday,...

 

Sheriff's Report, May 10, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 30 — 1:52 p.m. The Grays River ambulance aided a Grays River resident with respiratory issues. 7:09 p.m....

 

WHS vocational arts students hard at work

Here's a quick look at some of the activities that our CTE and FFA programs have participated in over the month of March: -- District 8 FFA district competition. Naia Freeman placed second in...

 

WHS student of the month

The Wahkiakum Lions have honored McKenzie Menard as their April Student of The Month. He is pictured with his father and L.C. President Brian McClain as he receives a Certificate of Achievement and a...

 

Architecture students take Seattle field trip

On Monday Students from John C. Thomas Middle School took a field trip to Seattle, to visit the Museum of Popular Culture or MOPOP. The student body, from the fine arts program; architecture, art,...

 

Quilters take a break to sew dresses for the world

Two members of the local quilting group River City Strippers have taken a break from quilting to make dresses for little girls around the world. Charlene Damitio and Laura Borak have created 20...

 

Church to host spring tea & luncheon

Join them on “The Oregon Trail” when the ladies of the Grays River Methodist Church host their 16th Annual Spring Tea & Luncheon. The event is held at the Rosburg Community Hall, Hwy 4 West, Rosburg, on May 20. It is a complete lunch with...

 

Cemetery clean-up day set for May 19

The Seal River Cemetery annual clean-up is scheduled for Saturday, May 19 at 1 p.m., at the cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28. The Veteran’s group will begin putting flags on the graves of those men and women who served in...

 

Nels Hansen 1991-2018

On the night of January 24, 2018 our son Nels Hansen, left on his next spiritual adventure. He was born July 24, 1991, on Puget Island to Debbie and Steve Hansen. An Afghanistan War Veteran, Nels had left work in Mammoth and was on his way to Reno...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Greetings from the Wahkiakum Community Center and from your new Community Center Coordinator, Sarai Burke. I would like to thank my predecessor, Kelly Shumar and our awesome volunteers for making this an easy transition. I am excited for the future...

 

Cathlamet art festival to be held

Tsuga Gallery of Cathlamet has announced its second annual Cathlamet Art Festival, “A River of Art.” Scheduled to take place on August 3 and 4 of this year, it will be in conjunction with the Cathlamet Elochoman Marina Wooden and Classic Boat...

 

Public invited to a "Talk on Tourism!"

Come to the River Street Meeting Room on Friday, June 8 at 3:00 p.m., to hear from the Wahkiakum Chamber’s guest, Nan Devlin, tourism director for Tillamook County. Wahkiakum County is full of potential and the public’s voice and involvement can...

 

Public is invited to Tunerville Tune Up

The public is invited to join friends of the Tuner-ville Campground on May 19, 10 a.m., for a potluck and a day in the woods. This is a state Department of Natural Resources primitive camp just outside of Naselle. One finds it by turning off SR 4 on...

 

WSU Workshop: Growing Peonies

On May 29 at 6:00 p.m., Mike Thomas will discuss how to grow peonies. He will cover everything from buying peony root stock, proper planting, care, and fertilizers to use. The class will be held for free in the Event Center located in Longview at...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office! Wow, here it is already May. Dollars for Scholars will be here June 2. The Fair Foundation Dinner and Auction was a huge success. Thank you to the many volunteers who helped put the event on so they can bring the...

 

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