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On the waterfront

The salmon are running; the boats are out off Cathlamet, and these anglers had three fish to process. Photos by Rick Nelson....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 26, 2021

Parties planning path for community center managerial position

The effort to reconstitute the Community Center in Cathlamet took a step forward Tuesday at a meeting of center supporters and town and county officials. The center is operated on a cooperative agreement of the county and town. The county has been re...

 

Covid-19 update

Editor’s note: After this week’s print version went to press on Wednesday, The Eagle received notice of two more covid-19 cases occurring during the week. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 191 cases with 20 of those potentially activ...

 

Wahkiakum school board hears concerns about state's mask mandates

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors moved their meeting outside on Tuesday to accommodate a large group that was there to express their frustrations about a mask mandate issued by Governor Jay Inslee, mostly centered around their lack...

 

Writer offers comments on vaccines, Afghanistan

To The Eagle. Blame goes around. Someone with my name, spelled differently, must be buying gas elsewhere or full of gas, it is however getting close to $4, at the summer peak, with a year’s pent up driving causing a supply and demand spike. Sadly,...

 

America is on its back

To The Eagle: Hey Biden voters, are you happy now? The catastrophes are mounting in number and size. We are being inundated with a constant barrage of bad news and I’m not talking about the Mariners or Seahawks marginal seasons. Soaring prices for...

 

Gratitude expressed for sheriff's office

To The Eagle: The anti law and order crowd who wish to “Defund the Police,” “abolish the Sheriff’s Department,” and think the 12 new laws restricting law enforcement officers in their duties are going to help the citizens of this state are...

 

Writer offers links to articles about Jan. 6

To The Eagle: I remember reading an article about the Jan 6th rally in which a witness, Jenni White, was there and told her story of what she saw that day, “There were hundreds of thousands of people all standing together peacefully in one spot...

 

Biden did not discourage vaccine research

To The Eagle: Rising gas prices are not a “Democrat caused problem.” According to a June 10, 2021 fact check from USA TODAY, fuel prices began rising well before Joe Biden was elected. Clearly, action by Democrats is not solely responsible for...

 

Buoy 10 to close to Chinook retention later this week

The Buoy 10 fishery on the lower Columbia River will close to Chinook salmon retention beginning Friday, fishery managers from Washington and Oregon announced today. Strong fishing effort at Buoy 10, combined with sustained high catch rates, meant...

 
 By Andrew Weiler    News    August 26, 2021

Council votes to support community center staff

The Cathlamet Town Council on Aug. 16 voted to approve to fund 40% of the cost of a part time coordinator position at the community center, subject to the county agreeing to both hire and fund the remaining 60% of the position. The town currently...

 

It's that time

The Wahkiakum Mule football squad takes the field this year with a new group of coaches. Ryan Lorenzo, a 2005 Wahkiakum High graduate, has taken over the head coaching role following the retirement...

 

High School Football

Naselle Comet Football September 4 Neah Bay 10 at Lummi (Bellingham) 17 Winlock October 1 at Mossyrock 8 Taholah 15 Ocosta 22 at Oakville 29 Chief Leschi Home games in boldface. Wahkiakum Mule Football September 3 Raymond/South Bend 10 at Mossyrock...

 

Wahkiakum students begin September 1

COOLER--We have started out this week with some morning drizzle, which was nice to settle the dust for a bit and give the leaf feeding plants a little moisture, so that was great.However, it's usually back to dryness by noon and depending on where...

 

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, 7...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Dear Readers: Good morning. Have you poured a cup of coffee to read the paper? I can't start my day without it. We sure had a busy, fun weekend. Great to have the fair open again. The Loggers Reunion...

 

Sheriff's Report, August 26, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 16 — 9:25 a.m. Two callers reported that dogs at a home on East Sunny Sands had been barking for about...

 

Town announces contest for new flag design

Mayor Jacobson invites Cathlamet residents of all ages to create a flag design that best represents what Cathlamet means to them, what the town is known for, and/or what makes Cathlamet unique, which he hopes will inspire pride and excitement among c...

 

Senior living walking tour scheduled

On Wednesday, September 8, interested walkers will meet at 9 a.m. at the 2nd St. parking lot between 2nd & 3rd St in Astoria, and carpool east on OR Hwy. 30/WA 433/432 to I-5, then South to East 205 to Vancouver, to East Hwy 14, then North in Clark...

 

2021 Horse Gaming Series

It has been two years since our last show, due to covid. It was so nice to see everyone again. We had a very nice turnout of 16 riders. Nine of those riders also rode in the 50/50 Texas Barrels jackpot. To have 16 riders when there were two other...

 

Celebration of Life for John Gordon Oman

A celebration of life service for John Gordon Oman will be held Saturday, August 28, 2 p.m., at the Norse Hall on Puget Island. Lunch will follow and masks will be available. Gordy’s full obituary was published in the November 5, 2020 edition of...

 

WSU Master Gardener On-line Workshop: Growing Garlic

On August 31 at noon WSU Master Gardener Billie Bevers will discuss how to raise garlic. Billie will demonstrate how and when to plant, what to plant and why, how to care for and harvest garlic. Connection information (you must have a zoom...

 

WSU Master Gardener On-line Workshops: September

On Tuesdays at noon, and Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., 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,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 26, 2021

Commissioners okay fire district annexation, Columbia Street closure for paving

Wahkiakum County commissioners approved a road closure and fire district expansion and addressed a variety of other issues when they met Tuesday. Columbia Street will be closed from Jacobson Road to SR 4 on September 9 for paving work. Commissioners...

 

Young spellers win prizes

A crowd turned out to watch kids compete in the annual Spelling Bee at the Skamokawa Grange on Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Grays River Grange and the Skamokawa Grange. Several members...

 

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