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 News    June 10, 2021 

Hot rods on display

Despite the rain, there was a great turnout for the second annual Cruzin' to the Fair Car Show at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds on Saturday. Photos by Diana Zimmerman....

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021 

Local high schools holding senior graduation

Local graduations are scheduled this weekend, with Wahkiakum High School celebrating the class of 2021 on Friday at 6 p.m., and Naselle High School's commencement on Saturday at 4 p.m. At Wahkiakum, t...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 10, 2021 

Commissioners, visitors express mandate frustration

Wahkiakum County commissioners spent over 30 minutes of their Tuesday meeting discussing effects of the urban-rural divide on county issues. Season and John Long returned to ask what could be done to counter mandated restrictions and vaccinations...

 
 By Andrew Weiler    News    June 10, 2021 

Town council debates development priorities

On Monday the Cathlamet Town Council had a contentious discussion about the overall vision for the town’s development, including which projects to prioritize. However, after the council agreed at the last meeting to individually list their...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021 

Covid-19 update

This story has been updated from the original print version. As of Wednesday, nine more Wahkiakum County residents had tested positive for covid-19, according to press releases this week from Wahkiakum Health and Human Services (WHHS). This brings...

 

Invest in the future of Wahkiakum

To The Eagle: I had the opportunity to participate in the interview process with Wahkiakum Dollars for Scholars (WDFS) for the 2021 graduates of WHS who were applying for scholarships. I, as well as the other interviewers, were impressed and amazed...

 

We've done the best job of defeating slavery

To The Eagle: No! Absolutely not. This writer was not “insulted” as your headline claimed. Enraged perhaps, disappointed certainly; but it was the people of this community who were insulted by the AP article in question. A bolt from the Stygian...

 

Racists come in all colors

To The Eagle: In last week’s paper you made an analogy between cancer and slavery, well the horror that is cancer can be treated but has yet to be cured. Slavery was cured over 150 years ago even if some can't put it to rest. I hear the nonsense ca...

 

What an interesting world we live in

To The Eagle: Last week had a couple of letters that caused me to scratch my head and wonder which country the respective writers were alluding to. Both writers seemed to find fault with a well written and thoughtful article about our country’s...

 

Musings

To The Eagle: Did you ever notice the people that complain most vociferously about The Eagle’s editorial content and perspective are arguably The Eagle’s biggest supporters? It seems those that bitch and complain the most are often the most...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021 

Pool opens Monday; lessons start in July

The Julia Butler Hansen Municipal Pool is tentatively scheduled to open on Monday, June 14, providing the heaters are ready to go. Parts have been ordered, and a repairman is willing to work over the weekend if necessary, Public Works Superintendent...

 
 News    June 10, 2021 

Last day

Fishermen packed the Elochoman Slough Marina on Saturday, trying to take advantage of the last day for sturgeon. Photos by Diana Zimmerman....

 

Meet Our Seniors: Shelby McEneny

Shelby McEneny grew up at the fish hatchery in Grays River. While her brother attended school in Naselle, she traveled over KM every day with her mom to go to school in Cathlamet. Eventually, she...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Kendall Westcott

While Kendall Westcott will not be graduating with the Wahkiakum High School Class of 2021 on Friday, she is a senior, and she is graduating. Kendall has attended classes at Wa-Ki-Hi in the past, but...

 

Meet Our Seniors: From the writer

While the Wahkiakum High School Class of 2021 was working on senior projects, I spent the last five months working on my own. When this started, I was given a list of 59 seniors. As the months passed, I learned that some students had moved away, and...

 

Flea market, sale at Grange Saturday

WEATHER--This week has begun with quite a soaker and Sunday night was pretty wild with lots of wind along with those downpours, so it was not a night to be out and about, that's for sure; although you may have had to chase down a garbage can lid or...

 
 News    June 10, 2021 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following events: Online Recovery Meeting, Lower Columbia...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Wow! What a car show! Even though the weather wasn’t very nice the fairgrounds had 130 cars for the car show. I would like to thank our sponsors: C & H Classic Smoked Fish, The Spar, Marker 29 LLC, Watkins Tractor & Supply, Arts Automotive, Torppa...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Fundraising Report for Doug Sandell: I just had a call from Buddy Strange to let us all know the total raised last weekend to help Doug Sandell's health expenses was over $27,000! He expressed...

 

Maria Wirkkala

Maria Loviisa (Nis-kanen) Wirkkala was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Surrounded by her family, she went to meet her Heavenly Father on June 3, 2021 at the age of 78....

 

Tsuga Gallery to celebrate grand re-opening, 10th anniversary celebration

On Friday, June 18 at 4:00 p.m., Tsuga Art Gallery in downtown Cathlamet, will hold a Grand Re-Opening/10th anniversary celebration. Over the past year and a half, the gallery has been repainted inside and out. New track lighting has been installed...

 

LCC to offer Summer Bridge Program

Lower Columbia College (LCC) has announced the lineup for the 2021 Summer Bridge Program, occurring on campus on June 29. This event is open to everyone who is thinking about attending college, and family members are welcome. A variety of activities...

 

Sheriff's Report, June 10, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: May 30 — 9:54 a.m. The sheriff’s department was asked to be on the lookout for a gray Suzuki motorcycle that...

 

Anglers can fish for free June 12-13

Anglers across Washington will be able to fish without a license on the state’s lakes, rivers, and marine waters during this year’s annual Free Fishing Weekend on June 12 and 13. Residents and non-residents can fish or gather shellfish across...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    Sports    June 10, 2021 

Lady Mules win four, including first 2 in district

The Wahkiakum Lady Mules basketball team continues its winning ways, beating four more teams this week, including two in the opening rounds of the district tournament. Last Friday, the Lady Mules...

 

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