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Articles from the July 4, 2019 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 4, 2019

Kites rule Skamokawa sky

Kites filled the sky in Skamokawa this weekend, as enthusiasts returned to Vista Park to take advantage of the sun and wind and as they said repeatedly, a lovely location. This community of kite...

 

The huge sale

It was another successful weekend for sellers and shoppers at the annual Puget Island Garage and Yard Sale. There were 62 sites this year, dotting Puget and Little Island. As per usual, enthusiastic s...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 4, 2019

Summer festivals will offer variety of mixed entertainment

The 38th annual Bald Eagle Days are nearly here and this year we will be “Reelin’ and Rockin’ on the River.” “It’s all about fishing, and rocking, and lots of music and fun,” Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce Director Megan Elliott said of...

 

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July

BIG HOLIDAY--It's the Fourth of July holiday! I trust you will enjoy this special day and with a little luck, we won't hear any reports of incidents due to wayward fireworks, like a grass fire or injury, as that will definitely turn your holiday fun...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Happy 4th of July! FRIDAY Wahkiakum County Injury Prevention Workgroup, Riber St. Meeting Room, 4 p.m. Community Center, Cathlamet, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Brown Bag Lunch, Community Center, Cathlamet, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. River City Strippers, quilters, S...

 

They're open

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce sponsored two events last week, a grand opening ribbon cutting for the new chiropractic clinic and a Business After Hours gathering at The Venue, an event center on...

 

Summer program offering meals, activities gets underway next Monday

More great summer opportunities are available for families throughout Wahkiakum County. The Outdoor Café program will provide free games, activities, craft projects and a healthy lunch for kids up to age 18. Meals and activities are offered at two...

 

Outdoor Café will deliver via Wahkiakum on the Move

The Outdoor Café - Summer Fun 2019 will be held at JA Wendt Elementary School, July 8 - August 8, Mon – Thur, Noon-2 p.m., with games, crafts, activities and lunch., all free. For those not able to get into Cathlamet, lunches can be prepared and...

 

Healthcare resources available for people with limited finances

Healthcare costs have continued to rise over the years, hitting nearly $3.5 trillion in 2017, which represented a 45 percent increase since 2007. Americans are struggling to cope with the escalating costs of medical care and prescriptions. It’s...

 

Seaman's Day at Fort Clatsop

The 33 people of the Lewis and Clark Expedition wintered at Fort Clatsop in 1805-06. The 34th “member” of this expedition was Seaman, Captain Meriwether Lewis’ Newfoundland dog. The 26th annual Seaman’s Day commemorating the dog of the Corps...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Lest We Forget Throughout our lives we all have had events, people, and places, especially, that have influenced our memories. We still at times gaze into space recalling a past place we wish we...

 

Westend fire

Westend firefighters responded to a smoldering fire last Wednesday at 5:04 p.m. "Fire was called in, not any too soon," said Fire District 3 Commissioner Mark Latham. "This could have gone deep into...

 

Shanghaied in Astoria turns 35

Since 1985, The Astor Street Opry Company has been producing the historical, hysterical, musical melodrama "Shanghaied in Astoria." Their 35th season opens July 11 at the ASOC Playhouse in Uniontown, Astoria. They will have over two dozen of the...

 

Wahkiakum Blooms have been busy

The Wahkiakum Blooms have completed their summer planting season and would like to thank all who made it a success. Dan Silverman of Skamokawa Gardens supplied the flowers for the blue pots, the...

 

Anglers reminded of Columbia River salmon fishery closures

State fishery managers are reminding anglers that the mainstem Columbia River – both above and below Priest Rapids Dam – is closed to fishing for salmon due to projected low returns of summer Chinook and sockeye salmon. These closures are...

 

Sheriff's Report, July 4, 2019

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: June 24 – 10:22 a.m. Deputies and the Cathlamet ambulance responded to a Cathlamet home after a medical...

 

WDFW to open application period for Master Hunter Permit Program

Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is opening its Master Hunter Permit Program to new applicants. The program is designed to promote safe, lawful, and ethical hunting, and to strengthen Washington's hunting heritage and...

 

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