Articles from the July 22, 2021 edition

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The Bald Eagle is back

After a year with no festival because of pandemic concerns, The Cathlamet Bald Eagle Days festival was back last weekend, and a good time was had by all. By Diana Zimmerman Another Bald Eagle Days is...

 
 By Andrew Weiler    News    July 22, 2021

Council, developer reach agreement for sewer, water lines

On Friday, the Cathlamet Town Council held a special meeting to consider possible action on an agreement between the Town and Sunnyfield LLC for a 32 parcel development on Greenwood Road. After much p...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 22, 2021

School board adopts budgets, hears report of cyber attack

After fielding visitors’ questions about funding, the curriculum committee, and whether masks will be mandated at school in the fall at the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday night, directors held a special hearing for...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 22, 2021

Wahkiakum West supporting east side broadband effort

Wahkiakum West is considering taking an active role in extending broadband on the east side of Wahkiakum County, their new CEO Ken Johnson told the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Directors on Tuesday. Following a meeting with PUD General Manager Dave...

 

General Grant did not stay in my house

To The Eagle: Enough is enough. I am a 100% service-connected permanent and totally disabled Army Veteran (you're welcome). I moved to Cathlamet because I thought, way out here, people would leave me well enough alone, and mind their own business....

 

What happened to Rule #3?

To The Eagle: What in the world happened to Rule #3 ? We of the scribbling class are admonished by The Eagle to eschew personal attacks and character assassination, but it appears that some can avoid rejection or censorship (editing) by...

 

Observation noted

To The Eagle: I have observed recently on an ever increasing basis that it has become the trend for stores to give their customers less for more. Have you noticed what you buy is smaller, there is less of it, the containers are smaller? And it all...

 

Who is controlling everything we see?

To The Eagle: Last fall the media turned color, even Jake from State Farm turned black. The sad part is the racist exclusion of Asian, hispanic and other minority groups in this agenda. Whenever you see a black person on TV, they are always...

 

University of Flat Earth Society popular

To The Eagle: The irony of the week has to be the flapdoodle by the Honorable Governor of Texas stating, "It's outrageous that the Dems are obstructing voting on our bill." Of course the bill under consideration was designed to obstruct voting. He...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    July 22, 2021

County commission discusses center, other projects

Editor: This story has been corrected. An earlier version of this story incorrectly said the town is responsible for utilities and maintenance; in fact the town is responsible for utilities and maintenance. In addition: The town owns the building...

 

Planned development travels bumpy road

Bill Coons is Wahkiakum County assessor, but he has recently worn a new hat which is that of property developer. More specifically, Coons is spearheading a proposed project called the East Cathlamet Housing Opportunity (ECHO) where he intends to deve...

 

A patch of lavender

A yellow swallowtail butterfly enjoyed a fresh patch of lavender. Photo by Rick Nelson....

 

Roadwork started in Skamokawa

LOOKING GOOD--As this week begins, we started out with a very sunny Sunday morning and with temps in the low 80s, it's just what the hay makers wanted to see. The forecast is looking dry with maybe a few days with a bit of cloudiness and...

 

The Eagle Calendar

The Eagle urges all organizations to inform us of any changes in your schedule since the covid restrictions. THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance,...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Wow! What an awesome Bald Eagle's Day; thank you Chamber of Commerce and all your volunteers. The Fair has three young ladies running for fair royalty: Helen Lewis, Madison Meyer and Ka'vi Welker. They are selling Fair Passes ($7.00 for the three...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Firewatch: Towers in the National Forests used to be common years ago. College students would stay at a tower for the summer to watch for smoke indicating a fire. They would contact the agency so fire...

 

Sheriff's Report, July 22, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: July 12 — 2:48 p.m. A Deep River resident said a neighbor’s animals were continually getting loose and...

 

Gary Backman

Gary Michael Backman, Sr., 70, of Puget Island, died July 2, 2021 in Longview. He was born to George and Geneva (McCoy) Backman on October 21, 1950 in Longview and lived his entire life in Wahkiakum County, graduating from Wahkiakum High School in...

 

Martha Backman

Martha Louise Backman, 70, of Puget Island, died at her home on July 10. She was born to Clair and Wanda (Parsley) Clark on July 11, 1950 in Longview. Her stepfather was Guy Johnson. She lived in Wahkiakum County all her life, growing up in...

 

Living on the Land workshop offered

Living on the Land teaches small acreage landowners in Southwest Washington practices that will improve their property and protect the environment. This course deals with the real-life issues landowners must address when trying to manage their land....

 

WSU Master Gardener On-line Workshops: August

On Tuesdays at noon, WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (You must have a zoom account--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, or Android from...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    July 22, 2021

Aquatic weed spraying planned mid-August

The Wahkiakum County Noxious Weed Program plans to start treating local waters for invasive weeds in the next few weeks. Weed Control Manager Andy Lea reported last week that he has submitted the program's Aquatic Plant and Algae Management (APAM)...

 

SR4 paving work underway

From the Wash. State Dept. of Transportation Travelers who use State Route 4, also known as Ocean Beach Highway, between Skamokawa in Wahkiakum County and State Route 432 in Cowlitz County can expect delays this summer. On Monday, the Washington...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 22, 2021

Covid-19 update

As of Tuesday, Wahkiakum County’s covid-19 count remained at 159, with one case considered to be active. Vaccination numbers continue to increase slowly in the county, with 13 more doses of vaccine delivered in the last week, according to the...

 

The Bald Eagle is back, Part 2

Right: Puget Island Fire Department members paraded their vehicles and held a boot drive to collect over $1,200 to support the evening fireworks show. Photo courtesy of Sherrill Bollen. The entry...

 

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