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Articles from the September 2, 2021 edition

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Heritage signs honor Cathlamet's Chinook history

On Monday, Chinook Heritage signs were installed at Queen Sally's Park, which is located next to the Pioneer Community Center in Cathlamet, as well as near the new viewing deck at the Elochoman...

 

Salmon fishing to close on portion of lower Columbia River

– A section of the lower mainstem Columbia River below Bonneville Dam will close to all salmon fishing beginning Sept. 4, state fishery managers from Washington and Oregon announced Sept. 2. The closure, which follows a separate closure on Chinook...

 

Covid-19 update

The cumulative number of covid-19 cases rose to 195 this week in Wahkiakum County after two cases were reported last Wednesday, and four more on Tuesday. Of those cases, 23 are considered potentially active. There have been 11 known...

 

Volunteers step up to raise sunken boat

By Diana Zimmerman One particular sport fisherman was looking forward to spending the early hours fishing on the Columbia River last Thursday when he stepped out on D Dock at a busy Elochoman Slough...

 

Avoiding vaccinations, masks endangers all

The word on Facebook is that people opposing masking and other mandates to prevent the spread of the covid-19 virus will hold a demonstration today (Thursday) in front of the county courthouse to make their feelings known. I just can't understand...

 

AFLDS are genuine doctors

To The Eagle: Part 2. Regarding The Eagle’s article on the commissioners’ meeting about public health and covid-19, Gene Strong and Chris Bischoff mentioned that the county and health department by law must follow the directives of the governor...

 

Dumpers of litter shamed

To The Eagle: To the yahoos in the red truck who dumped a load of used tires on Altoona-Pillar Rock Rd. Shame on you! Ann Dunkin Rosburg...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

To clarify reporting of the Port District 2 board of commissioners meeting in the Aug. 19 edition, a car port on the Svensen Park site actually belongs to former park hosts. Park hosts have connected their RV's to the park's drainfield, and overflow...

 

Mule volleyball practice underway

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team lost a lot of seniors last year, and with a turnout of 18 athletes this season, Coach Kayli Hurley, who spent some time going over defensive positions with the...

 

WorkSource offers job access

WorkSource has scheduled three opportunities for the public to gain access to employment activities on September 9 and 10. A virtual community resource fair is set for Sept. 9, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. to discuss housing and utility assistance, childcare,...

 

Seeking photos of old Riley barn

SOME DAMPNESS--Our past weekend was pretty nice, after thick fog in the morning hours. A couple days prior to that though, we had some "heavy mist" here and I thought that was just great! Not everybody got damp like we did west of Skamokawa, but...

 

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. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire...

 

Downriver Dispatches

School Starts Today! It's an exciting day so let's sit on the porch, get you some coffee and catch up. From Darlene Bjornsgard after Carol Penttila's celebration on Saturday: "It was a beautiful day,...

 

Wahkiakum West Studying Expanding Services

Last week Ken Johnson, CEO at Wahkiakum West, announced that they are working with three distinct issues at the company. The first involves recent malfunctions that periodically took down the ability to call long distance. They are working to remove...

 

Free WIFI project in the works

Steve Hart, a volunteer and a member of the Wahkiakum Amateur Radio Club, climbed the new WIFI tower installed near the Skamokawa Internet Services Office in Cathlamet last Thursday, moving the...

 

Gary L. Rose

July 3, 1951-August 20, 2021 Throughout his life, Gary had a tremendous capacity to enjoy himself wherever he was and with whomever he was sharing that moment. Born under the sign of Cancer, he loved...

 

Fiber arts festival planned Sept. 10-12 at fairgrounds

Wahkiakum County fiber arts enthusiasts will present the Wahkiakum Farm 2 Fiber Festival to showcase their crafts in a three-day event, Sept 10-12 at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds in Skamokawa. Events and classes planned for Friday, Sept. 10,...

 

Sheriff's Report, September 2, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: August 23 — 7:06 a.m. Two callers reported a suspicious vehicle parked in a neighbor’s driveway on Greenwood...

 

Pelicans at the waterfront

A pod of pelicans stops by occasionally to put on a show for visitors to the waterfront at the Elochoman Slough Marina this summer, usually around low tide. Photos courtesy of Todd...

 

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