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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 25, 2019

The Crowd: Bald Eagle Days were awesome

It was rockin' and reelin' in Cathlamet this weekend when a big crowd showed up to celebrate the 38th annual Bald Eagle Days, enjoy a parade, and shop at scores of vendor's tables. The hometown event...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 25, 2019

School district uses reserves to balance next year's budget

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors adopted the budget for 2019-2020, heard an update on the commercial kitchen project, and handled other business at their monthly meeting on Tuesday. The board approved a budget of $7,950,464, which...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    July 25, 2019

County board, residents frustrated over sand

Wahkiakum County commissioners and residents of Cape Horn shared frustrations Tuesday over lack of information about US Army Corps of Engineer beach nourishment plans. Commissioners also received an evaluation of costs of maintaining a vacant house...

 

Bald Eagle Days was one of the best

To The Eagle: On behalf of the Wahkiakum County Chamber of Commerce, I want to sincerely express our humbled appreciation to everyone involved in making this Bald Eagle Days weekend such an amazing experience! The Chamber team is so grateful for the...

 

Redmen Hall painting complete

To The Eagle: The painting of the Redmen Hall/1894 Central School is now complete and restored to its original color scheme. The Friends of Skamokawa Board of Directors would like to acknowledge community members who donated coins and cash in our...

 

Democrats urged to watch the debates

To The Eagle: It was fun watching the debates last month in a group. We were able to talk about the candidates during the breaks. Some things we all liked some we all didn't. Not much was said directly by the candidates about regaining local control...

 

Eagles and angels soared during Bald Eagle Day

To The Eagle: The eagles soared high over Cathlamet and Wahkiakum County during the Bald Eagle Day's festival! More than 50 members of the Portland Yacht Club (PYC) were here aboard 18 boats, while others stayed at the hotel, camped or spent the day...

 

Rescheduled horse show will be August 3

To The Eagle: Show #3 in the Silver Buckle Gaming Series, at the Wahkiakum County fairgrounds was canceled. The show was to have taken place on July 13. The arena was accidently flooded, so the show had to be canceled. The footing was so bad that we...

 

Roger Davis

Roger Nelson Davis was born June 5, 1930 in Stanton Texas, to Grace Maxine Nelson Davis, and Mike (Tex) Davis. At six weeks of age, Roger and his parents moved to Kelso Washington, which had...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Boy oh boy, this county really shines in the summer. It is curiously gratifying when you enjoy a perfectly beautiful day here. The community center is bustling with activity and we invite you to join in on the fun. Tomorrow night is Free Movie...

 

Painting completed at Redmen Hall

The painting of the Redmen Hall/1894 Central School is now complete and restored to its original color scheme. Photo courtesy of Friends of Skamokawa....

 

Boat and car shows at Marina next weekend

SUPER NICE--This past weekend was super nice and it looks like we'll have some more great weather this week, although one forecaster did say we may get a bit of drizzle on the coast mid-week, but that is really up in the air as of this writing and to...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7-15 p.m. Sandra Sews, 10:30-Noon. S.A.I.L., Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 12:45-1:45 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, The Hope...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Wahkiakum Search and Rescue, Part Two I have only touched on a small part of what search and rescue is all about. Wahkiakum County Search and Rescue does have four K-9 teams including trailing,...

 

Boat show set for next weekend

The Cathlamet Wooden & Classic Boat Show is set for August 3rd and 4th at the Elochoman Marina in Cathlamet. This year’s festival is shaping up to be a great time with plenty of activities and classic boats of types and vintage for all to enjoy. Cl...

 

Sheriff's Report, July 25, 2019

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: July 15 – 1:37 p.m. The sheriff’s office received a referral from Adult Protective Services regarding a resid...

 

Sheriff's gather at Wahkiakum County Courthouse

Sheriffs from five counties gathered Monday morning at the Wahkiakum County courthouse to sign a mutual aid pact. L-r are Sheriffs Brian E. Pixley, Columbia County, Ore., Mark Howie, Wahkiakum...

 

River Mile 38 Brewing Co. wins award

Organizers presented Rex Czuba (center) of River Mile 38 Brewing Co. the People's Choice Award for the second year in a row at the Crafted Beer Festival in Longview this weekend. There were 24...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    July 25, 2019

Chalk art draws a crowd

This year's 12th annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest boasted the biggest turnout yet on Friday, with 64 entrants ranging from 2 years old to adults. Winners were selected in three age categories: 8 and...

 

Bald Eagle Parade Awards

2019 Bald Eagle Parade Grand Marshals--Lee and Diane Tischer Grand Prize--Wahkiakum Realty LLC Car Club 1. Columbia River Corvettes. Other 1. BA Lunatic the Clown; 2. Wahkiakum County Amateur Radio Club; 3. American Legion Post 111. Marching Group 1....

 

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