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Articles from the August 26, 2010 edition

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School to start next Wednesday

WARM--This work week is starting out real nice and there seems to be a promise of some nice days ahead. While these first two days are supposed to be the hottest, it still looks to be in the 70s most of the week, at least as forecasted at the time...

 

Sheriff's Report - August 26, 2010

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 16--10:24 a.m. An East Birnie Slough man reported being harassed; a deputy was advised. 7:24 p.m. The...

 

Lilly E. Ougendal

Longtime Cathlamet resident, Lilly Esther Ougendal, 93, passed away August 22, 2010 at Columbia View Care Center. She was born January 29, 1917 in Orient, S.D. to Olof and Mathilda (Anderson) Swanson. She graduated from Ilwaco High School in 1935...

 

FOS go down under for wine tasting

The annual Friends of Skamokawa Wine Tasting and Auction will take place on September 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Skamokawa Grange next to the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds. The theme this year is "Wines from Down Under." This is the Friends of...

 
 By Becky Ledtke    News    August 26, 2010

What's happening at the Fair?

I hope that everyone had a chance to stop by and enjoy the 2010 Wahkiakum County Fair. We had a great line-up of entertainment each day. New fund raising events were held during this Fair and many volunteers showed up to help the Fair Board with...

 

Three injured in car accident

Three people sustained injuries and were taken to hospitals for treatment in a two-car collision last Thursday morning just east of Cathlamet. Samantha N. McClain, 19, underwent surgery at Oregon Health and Science University hospital last week and...

 

No change in election results as count is updated

Little changed in local election results as officials counted late ballots last Wednesday. Auditor Diane Tischer confirmed that one write-in candidate, Puget Island resident Dennis Gordon, advanced to the general election as a candidate for...

 

Naselle school board considers technology, name

Naselle-Grays River Valley School Board members and staff discussed new technology, a new name, and a new policy at their meeting on August 17. Business manager John Tienhaara demonstrated the use of an Apple iPad, one possible option the school...

 

Longboard races start this Friday

The Second Annual Cathlamet Downhill Corral, a series of internationally sanctioned longboard races, will take place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The longboard races are expected to bring 100 competitors to the area this weekend, over twice the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 26, 2010

Groups work on Grays River flood issues

Representatives of groups often at odds over flood plain management in the Grays River Valley on Tuesday agreed on some initial steps to stop erosion of a private dike along Seal Slough. Columbia Land Trust bought the Kandoll Farm near Rosburg...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 26, 2010

County officials review finances to start budgeting

Wahkiakum County officials started preparing for the process of developing budgets of 2010 this week. The county finance committee--Treasurer Paula Holloway, Auditor Diane Tischer, and Commissioners Blair Brady, Dan Cothren and Lisa Marsyla, met...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 26, 2010

Commissioners, DOE discuss water rights, biosolids

Wahkiakum County commissioners and officials from the state Department of Ecology discussed a variety of issues ranging from water rights to biosolids management in a meeting Tuesday. Salley Toteff, Ecology's regional director for southwestern...

 

Chili feed ahead

The Seventh Annual Buzzards Breath Chili Cook-Off will take place at the marina on September 4, and the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce is still looking for participating teams. Teams should contact the Chamber office or find a copy of the rules and...

 
 By Betsy Nelson    News    August 26, 2010

Cathlamet schools ready to start

Wahkiakum School District board members heard reports about back to school preparations from school administrators at their meeting August 18. Elementary/middle school Principal Theresa Libby reported that 11 students participated in elementary summe...

 

Sheriff's candidate makes positive impact

To The Eagle: This is a note about Sheriff's Candidate Jon Dearmore. I was stopped by this deputy (for speeding, no less) some four years ago. We met and he made an impression on me. I was stopped again by this deputy (again, for speeding) a year...

 

Rosburg Store reopening will fill void

To The Eagle: Yesterday while attending the Grays River Methodist Church listening to our Pastor Richenda Fairhurst giving us the message entitled "What's Right For You?" couldn't have been more correct because just a few minutes later, one of our...

 

Property owners need to pay attention to election

To The Eagle: To the property owners/voters of Wahkiakum County. If you feel your property is taxed at a higher rate than its current true market value, then the November election will be extremely important to you. There are people in Wahkiakum...

 

An apology but no changed opinions

To The Eagle: I apologize personally and publicly to Tom Doumit, Town Attorney and Ruth Doumit, Town Councilwoman, if I offended or harmed them or impugned their character by my opinion letter published by The Eagle, August 12, 2010 in regard to and...

 

No. 109-10

TOWN OF CATHLAMET NOTICE OF SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010 AT 4:00 p.m. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Council of the Town of Cathlamet, Washington, will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at 4:00 p.m. in the...

 

No. 108-10

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR WAHKIAKUM COUNTY MARCELLA KRAFT NO. 10-2-00029-1 Plaintiff, SUMMONS v. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF OTTO SALME AND HELGA SALME, UNKNOWN HEIRS OF ESA POUTTU AND SOPHIA POUTTU, JACOB MEHTONEN AND JANE DOE...

 

No. 107-10 Biosolids Ordinance Hearing Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON AN ORDINANCE REGARDING THE REGULATION OF BIOSOLIDS  NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Wahkiakum County, Washington, will hold a public hearing commencing: September 7, 2010, at 7:00...

 

No. 103-10

IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR WAHKIAKUM COUNTY In the matter of the Estate of ) ) No. 10-4-00012-3 MYRA L. SIMMONS, ) ) PROBATE NOTICE Deceased. ) TO CREDITORS ) RCW 11.40.030 The personal representative named below has been...

 

Family to reopen Rosburg Store

Still strange weather for summer. One day you think summer missed us altogether and the next day or two it is definitely here. I am pleased to be able to let all the readers know that the Rosburg Store will reopen with new owners, though the date is...

 

St. James accepting toddler care applications

St. James Family Center is now accepting applications for toddler care. The toddler care room will reopen beginning in September, provided the center has enough toddlers signed up to warrant staffing of the room. Care is provided on a monthly...

 

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