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Articles from the August 27, 2020 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    August 27, 2020

Sunny Sands residents should prepare for beach nourishment project

East Sunny Sands beach front residents have been warned to clear their frontages of personal property in preparation for placement of dredged sand spoils, Wahkiakum County officials announced this...

 
 By Andrew Weiler    News    August 27, 2020

Council considers town hall improvements

On August 17, the Cathlamet town council members discussed a number of agenda items not elaborated on in last week’s edition of The Eagle. Those items include a request for proposals (RFP) approval for improvements on town hall’s office...

 

Celebration of flags

The Town of Cathlamet hosted a program Tuesday morning to celebrate the installation of a flag pole at Town Hall and the donation of two Flags. Veteran Bob Roche of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5297...

 

Covid-19 update:

The number of people to test positive for covid-19 in Wahkiakum County rose to six last week, with 447 tests conducted so far. There have been 529 confirmed cases in Cowlitz County. 117 are considered active, three people are currently hospitalized...

 

USA holds promise of freedom

To The Eagle: I wonder how many of our people around here witnessed the heartfelt and precisely truthful speech given by Maximo Alvarez at the RNC convention Monday night. A Cuban immigrant and grateful US citizen’s words will touch your heart and...

 

Takko is for safe streets and safe travels

To The Eagle: Our state senator, Dean Takko, representing the 19th District, understands that the basic American expectation that travel be easy and safe is fundamental to who we are. I am not just talking about his tireless work on our...

 

We need a different leader to unite us

To The Eagle: It was distressing to read Ms. Swift’s comments last week regarding her anxiety and anger about the rioting and violence in Portland. I did think her comment that “they’re coming for you next“ was a bit over the top. No need to...

 

Is there a color-coded etiquette in place?

To The Eagle: A local Trump acolyte has been complaining that, allegedly, six out of seven participants at Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Portland and Seattle are white and a large percentage of those are college age ‘woke’ females. Is...

 

Jeff Wilson is a proven leader

To The Eagle: Dean Takko wants to talk about “effectiveness” and “experience.” We need someone in Olympia that’s actually put people to work- someone that’s actually paid the taxes as a business owner. We need someone who actually is out...

 

Statewide policies aimed at civil disorder

To The Eagle: “Rumours of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” So said Mark Twain in 1897, obviously anticipating the Covid pandemic by 123 years. The numbers submitted in a previous letter indicating that 80 percent of Covid deaths were...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

Hunter ed class It has been difficult to achieve precise wording of hunters education class developments. Previous articles should have stated: Deferral hunter applications: -- Must not have failed a hunter education class in the last 12 months. --...

 

Anglers optimistic, but the fishing is slow

The August fishing season has brought a lot of fishermen to the Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, but so far, it sounds like an exercise in frustration for a lot of the anglers. "The fishing...

 

Fire danger is high, take great care

NICE AGAIN--We may have had some drippy times at the end of last week but the weekend wasn't too bad, so the traffic was still pretty thick heading to the beach, as everyone is anxious to get out and about while Summer is still here. If the forecast...

 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, and meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following events: Online Recovery Meeting, Lower Columbia...

 

Target shooting ban in effect for all WDFW lands

To help prevent wildfires, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is alerting the public of a temporary target shooting ban on all department-managed lands statewide. The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) also announced target...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Appelo Archives Center Hires New Director The Appelo Archives Center is located at 1056 State Route 4 in Naselle. It has a new director named Annika Kay. She was born in Anaheim, Calif., and raised...

 

Sheriff's Report, August 27, 2020

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 17 — 8:37 a.m. A caller reported that nine dogs kept in pens on a property in the Elochoman Valley were...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    August 27, 2020

Early gillnet boat makes marina visit

Long Beach resident Kent Craford came with friends and family to the Elochoman Slough Marina last Saturday to launch his gillnet boat, the John M. The 22-foot double ender boat reflects the...

 

PCA has work scheduled

According to information received from Suzanne Holmes, President of the Pioneer Community Association, the PCA has worked with the State of Washington for more than a year to successfully secure funding to do much needed repairs on the historic...

 

Archives center hires new director

The Appelo Archives Center has announced that their new director is Annika Kay. “I like to think of preserving history by embracing progress. Remembering and honoring those before us and keeping records of the past, while looking to the future of...

 

Continuing Education courses offered at LCC

Registration is open for fall quarter Continuing Education courses at Lower Columbia College. Visit them online at www.lowercolumbia.edu/ce to learn more or email mharris@lowercolumbia.edu. They offer a variety of courses including Child Care...

 

Joan Leonard

Joan Foster Leonard was born on September 8, 1926 in Chehalis, Washington to J. Bryan Foster and Theresa Maine Running Foster. She attended schools in Oregon and graduated from Milwaukie Union High...

 

Mary Saari

Mary Ellen (Simukka) Saari, 85, of Naselle, WA, died peacefully on August 18, 2020, in Longview, WA. She was born on February 13, 1935, to Matt and Ester Simukka and was a life-long resident of, in her words, “good-ole Naselle.” She loved her...

 

Collan Riley

Collan C. Riley, age 26, of Vancouver, WA, died on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 as a passenger in a single car accident in Yacolt, WA. He was born an identical twin on February 19, 1994 in Portland, OR...

 

Fair website showcases entries

The county fair website has been updated to showcase entries. Find the site at https://wahkiakumfair.org/virtualfairshowcase/. “As a follow up to the Wahkiakum County Fair I would like to thank everyone that submitted entries,” said Fair Board...

 

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