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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 21, 2018

WHS graduation: Away they go

Last Friday, the Wahkiakum High School Class of 2018 graduated in front of a crowd of families, friends, teachers, staff, and community members. The Wahkiakum High School Class of 2018 graduated in fr...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 21, 2018

Cathlamet council votes to buy lot; decision riles some

The Cathlamet Town Council on Monday voted to buy a parking lot and unleashed a storm of reaction from town citizens. The property in question is on the corner of Main and Butler streets adjacent to the Bank of Pacific parking lot. Owner is Bernadett...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 21, 2018

Westside Water moving to PUD ownership

By Diana Zimmerman Two representatives from Westside Water attended the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday to talk about plans for the PUD to take over their system in Skamokawa. System Vice-president Kirk Coughlin, who...

 

Editorial policy is incomprehensible

To The Eagle: What a coup! Our former mayor submits a myopic view of letters to the editor and secures an instant inadvisable change to editorial policy, all in one fell swoop in last week’s Eagle. First, background: The vitriolic candidate trollin...

 

Long campaign denies letter writer's comments

To The Eagle: I am writing you regarding a letter to the editor by Lory Olson. Lory's comments are blatant lies. Carolyn Long's campaign has pledged not to accept money from corporations, and we have not and will not. Carolyn has also been teaching...

 

Do not abandon your logic or rationale

To The Eagle: Concerning last week’s “Advice to Newcomers,” I’d like to share my own experiences as a recent newcomer to this area. The hardest thing for me is the lack of compassion for animals. Dogs run loose, almost getting hit by cars,...

 

Many writers have offered comments about assessor

To The Eagle: George Wehrfritz advances an idea that “The Eagle” has been too free in giving space to “an internet-style troll “ who is attacking candidates running for office. He prescribes limiting the privilege of expressing one’s...

 

Four simple words

To The Eagle: Free Summer Lunch Program. Four simple words. It can happen here. Four simple words. In coordination with the Wahkiakum School District’s Summer School schedule, we hope to offer free lunches at JA Wendt Elementary School, Mon ...

 

Downtown greatly improved

To The Eagle: Anyone going through Cathlamet this spring has to be impressed by how much nicer it looks, and those responsible deserve a large "thank-you." The new sign at the courthouse looks so much better than the rotted one. The Wahkiakum Bloomer...

 

Citizens of the Year honored

The Cathlamet Woman's Club honored their 2017 Citizens of the Year, Ralph and Helen Keyser, with the planting of a rose bush in the Julia Butler Hansen garden on Friday. Their daughter, Julie was in...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 21, 2018

County dredging permits nearing completion

Wahkiakum County commissioners had a light agenda and breezed through their meeting Tuesday. Commissioner Dan Cothren reported that the county's dredging program consultant has received the final reviews and will be able to submit final permits to...

 

Trail's end art association to hold 68th annual judged show

The Trail’s End Art Association’s (TEAA) 68th Annual Judged Show is open to all artists. This year’s show will take place from August 4 –August 31. According to Trail’s End President Jim Schoeffel, "We are the oldest art association on the...

 

Today is the first day of summer

SUMMER HAS BEGUN--The hot weather showed up just in time to welcome Summer, although if it gets as hot as they say it might, I won't be overly thrilled, as anything over 75 seems a bit too much for me. But the way forecasts keep changing, who knows,...

 

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, Sandra Sews, Community Center, Cathlame...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 21, 2018

County reverses opening Elochoman Road

On Tuesday of last week, Wahkiakum County officials said they were going to open a gate closing the upper Elochoman Valley Road. However, as The Eagle went to press on Wednesday, Public Works Director Chuck Beyer telephoned The Eagle’s office to...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 21, 2018

Port, town officials review dredge work

Commissioners tackled several issues at the Wahkiakum County Port 1 meeting last Thursday, including how to deal with boaters who were ignoring codes of conduct and causing damage, dredge spoils, and the farmers market. Mayor Dale Jacobson was in...

 

Passport to Washington Libraries offers bookstore gift cards for library visits

Families traveling around Washington this summer will have a new reason to stop in at libraries along the way: the chance to win bookstore gift cards from the Washington Center for the Book. Through A Passport to Washington Libraries, which will run...

 

Sheriff's Report, June 21, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: June 11 — 7:26 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Puget Island resident with a history of heart probl...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 21, 2018

Candidates to speak Wednesday at Grange

Candidates for local and regional elected offices will appear at a candidate forum June 27 at the Skamokawa Grange. "It will be an old fashioned forum starting with a potluck dinner at 5 p.m. followed by the forum at 6 p.m.," said coordinator...

 

Recreational salmon fishing gets underway June 23

Anglers can reel in salmon off the Washington coast beginning June 23, when three marine areas open for recreational salmon fishing. Marine areas 1 (Ilwaco), 3 (La Push), and 4 (Neah Bay) will be open daily starting Saturday, June 23. Marine Area 2...

 

FAFF calls for artist submissions

The Naselle Finnish American Folk Festival 2018 is calling for artwork for display reflecting the lives and experiences of families here and in this whole bountiful region. Work may be rendered in any medium and may include paintings, drawings,...

 

Crime victims advocacy offers support

June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. If you or someone you know has been affected by a crime, you are not alone. The Cowlitz and Wahkiakum County Crime Victims Advocacy Program is a Free and Confidential Service that provides support, safety...

 

Art in the Park call for artists

Art in the Park will be held in conjunction with Squirrel Fest again this year. It will take place in the Longview Civic Center, across from the historic Monticello Hotel on Saturday, August 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The streets around the Civic...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Wahkiakum Community Center, 100 Main Street Cathlamet, 360.795.7870. Volunteers- Come apply to help out at the center- we’ll feed you! Opportunities to serve as a Flex Host or at special events, like National Pie Day or Bald Eagle Day. We have...

 

Wahkiakum Events

By The Wahkiakum Chamber Of Commerce June Fridays--Farmers Market 3-6pm Every Friday Thru Sept. 30, Elochoman Slough Marina ~ Mackenzie Jones ~ 360.795.3501 22-24 Puget Island Garage And Yard Sales Cathlamet: Puget Island ~ Sandra York ~...

 

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