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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 5, 2018

Public comes out to hear candidates

Last Wednesday, a candidate forum was held before a full house at the Skamokawa Grange. Each candidate was given an opportunity to introduce themselves before answering questions from the audience. Th...

 

Fire along SR 4

Fire fighters from many local departments responded Saturday afternoon to a wildfire along SR 4 just east of Nassa Point. The highway was closed while firefighters battled the blaze. Photos courtesy...

 

EMS, trauma council finance safety lights at Elochoman Slough Marina

Jodie Mason (left) and Duncan Cruickshank (right) from the Wahkiakum County EMS and Trauma Council presented Wahkiakum County Port 1 Assistant Manager Todd Souvenir (center) with solar lights on...

 

Why didn't they protest then?

To The Eagle: I will quote again from Thomas Sowell: “If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference and...

 

Summer Lunch Program update

To The Eagle: Great things can happen when we work together! The Kiwanis Club of Cathlamet has joined in the effort to feed our local kids this summer from July 16 – August 16. Partners also include First Interstate Bank, Wahkiakum Health & Human...

 

Town water crew responds to 2 big leaks

To The Eagle: The town’s water system has had two large leaks this past week. During both events, there were neighbors who helped trouble shoot which I sincerely appreciate. Our leak on 3rd Street has really damaged the road there, and I will work...

 

We should have a say, resident says about lot

To The Eagle: I don’t know if you saw last week’s letter in The Eagle, but there will be more to come about the mayor having the town treasurer pay $1,000 earnest money to purchase a parking lot, prior to their executive session. Later, it was...

 

Support to retain Howie offered

To The Eagle: We’ve been fortunate to live and work in Wahkiakum County most of our lives. Gordon has lived here his entire life and I’ve been here for more than 60 years of marriage. But we’ve also lived here long enough to have seen many chan...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 5, 2018

New coffee shop open in Cathlamet

A new coffee shop, Patty Cakes Cafe and Roasting, is open for business in downtown Cathlamet. The owner, Patty Vezaldenos, grew up in Stockton, California. After moving to the St. Helen's/Scappoose...

 

Bald Eagle Days are approaching quickly

WEEKEND--This past weekend wasn't the best one we've had, but it wasn't too bad either. We saw a few, very light sprinkles on Saturday morning but for the most part, it was dry and kind of humid, so one could still get out there and work in the yard...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget...

 

Women's workshop offers instruction on fishing, hunting, and outdoor skills

Women can learn the basics of fishing, hunting, and other outdoor skills in a September weekend workshop that includes sessions led by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) experts and other certified instructors. Scheduled for Sept.14-16...

 

New Lions Club officers installed

On June 18 Kerby Kee installed the new officers in the Wahkiakum Lions Club. (L to R) Sec. Carol McClain, V.P. Brian McClain, Treas. Renee Robert, Tail Twister Rebecca Castillo, Lion Tamer is David...

 

WHS honor roll announced

The Wahkiakum High School second semester honor roll for the 2017-18 school year has been announced. Those with a 4.0 grade point average were Morgan Bashore, Thiago Peitl, Charlie Ashe, Ellie Leitz, Nai’a Freeman, Greta Grangroth, Kaden Anderson,...

 

Grays River Valley Center hosting community potluck super sale

The Grays River Valley Center in Rosburg has two big activities coming up. On July 8, the center will host its annual community potluck lunch, 12 noon to 4 p.m. Hamburgers and hotdogs are supplied by the center. Diners may bring a side dish. On...

 

Skyline golf camp starts today

The free Skyline Summer Golf Camp starts today (Thursday) and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 2. Lesson sessions are 10-11 a.m., middle schoolers and beginners; 5-6 p.m., adults, and 6-8 p.m., high schoolers and Mules. All equipment is...

 

3rd District forum July 12 in Vancouver

The League of Women Voters of Clark County will hold a candidates forum for the Third Congressional District race on July 12 at Clark College Gaiser Hall in Vancouver at 6 p.m. A professional moderator will pose questions to participating...

 

Middle school announces honor roll

John C Thomas Middle School has announced the honor roll for term 4 and includes the following students: 8th Grade: Gabe Moon earned a 4.0 GPA. Those with a 3.2 GPA and above are: Margaret Ames, Colten Anrys, Courtney Carlson, Amanda Carroll,...

 

Kids Day program at the Stella Museum

The Stella Historical Society invites the community to opening day of its 2018 museum season this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening day will feature a special Kids Day with a variety of pioneer games. Some of the games will be hop scotch,...

 

Free legal clinic offered

The Charlotte House, a program of St. James Family Center, will host a Free Legal Clinic on Friday July 13 from 1-2:30 p.m., in Cathlamet and from 3-4:30 p.m., in Grays River. Jeffrey Keddie, an Attorney with Northwest Justice Project, will present...

 

Donald Murray Fullerton

March 30, 1947 — June 10, 2018 Donald M. Fullerton, 71, of Cathlamet died at home June 10, 2018. He was born March 30, 1947, in Cedar City, Utah, to Murray and Grace (Hollanger) Fullerton. Don attended Southern Utah University. He moved to the...

 

Sheriff's Report, July 5, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: June 25 — 8:17 a.m. A caller reported that a large rock had smashed his window after a log truck, being driven...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music on Thursday, July 5, Keyboard Boat Guy--Danny Sternadel. River Mile 38 Brewing Company, Crow’s Nest Stage, 5-8 p.m. Saturday, July 7 at River Mile 38 Brewing Co. Farmer Rob-- guitar and vocals, 5:30-8 p.m., on the Crow's Nest Stage, 285...

 

Seaman's Day at Fort Clatsop July 11

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 Meriweather Lewis’s Newfoundland dog. The 25th annual Seaman’s Day commemorating the dog of the...

 

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