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Articles from the September 9, 2021 edition

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New covid-19 case reported

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) has received a positive test result notification for one additional COVID-19 case in a Wahkiakum County resident, the department announced Monday. This brings Wahkiakum to a cumulative total of 197...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 9, 2021

Town council hears community center plan; works on park, town hall improvements

Members of the Cathlamet Town Council reviewed plans to fund a manager for the Community Center in Cathlamet when they met Tuesday. Council members also approved concepts for improvements at town hall and Erickson Park, and they delayed action on bus...

 

Dave Tramblie leaves the PUD

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners met briefly on Tuesday to listen to reports, including the final one from Dave Tramblie, who is retiring from his position as general manager this week. Tramblie said that customer work was keeping the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 9, 2021

Commissioners address covid concerns

Wahkiakum County commissioners covered familiar ground and handled a variety of other business when they met Tuesday. In opening public comment, a speaker described discomfort caused by logging trucks passing by his house and raising dust, and of...

 

Island life

Carp in talons, an osprey returns to its Puget Island nest. Photo by Sarah Lawrence....

 

Locals protest mandates

A group of people gathered last Friday in front of the courthouse to demonstrate against state wide mandates for wearing masks to combat the spread of the covid-19 virus. A smaller group returned...

 

Covid-19 update

On Wednesday, another Wahkiakum County resident tested positive for covid-19, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 196, with 13 considered to be potentially active. “New cases are starting to level off, which is great, but hospitalizations...

 

We've had enough

To The Eagle: Our editor says he does not understand the reasoning behind the anti-mandates demonstration. Well, lemme ‘splain it! The editorial’s next sentence says the pandemic threatens the lives of young and old alike and that masking and...

 

Welcome to the new, grim Jane Crow Era

To The Eagle: As the Taliban’s fanatical woman hating religious zealots conquered Kabul, America’s own political terrorists, Republican misogynists, captured the Texas legislature and passed the most draconian anti-woman law in this country,...

 

Writer weighs in on several topics

To The Eagle: The Supreme Court let stand the Texas abortion law that protects unborn human beings from slaughter. Now I know all you pro choice folks are going to tell me that a man shouldn't have an opinion but when a woman can create a baby...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

A correction on last week's clarification of reporting of the Port District 2 board of commissioners meeting in the Aug. 19 edition: Park hosts have allowed overflow parking on a grassy field at the park, but never on the drainfie...

 

Mules shut out Ravens 32-0 in season opener

Photos courtesy of Todd Wilson The Wahkiakum Mule football team opened their season with a 32-0 shutout of the Raymond/South Bend Ravens last Friday. It was a win in the first game from new head...

 

Masking rules vary for school athletics

The fall sports season has begun at Wahkiakum Schools, and with it comes new requirements designed to try and keep students and the community safe during a pandemic. Here are some of the practices that will affect football, volleyball, and cross...

 

Fiber festival this weekend in Skamokawa

CLOUDY BEGINNING--As this week begins, it's a bit cloudy but still fairly warm, so it's pretty good weather to be working outside. The rest of the week looks to be a mix of sun and clouds and comfortable temperatures, so those days will be...

 

The Eagle Calendar

The Eagle urges all organizations to inform us of any changes in your schedule since the covid restrictions. THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)...

 

Downriver Dispatches

September 11 is National Emergency Responders Day. This week it seems appropriate to honor our own emergency responders as we get close to the 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001. I remember that...

 

Covid-19 utility moratoriaum ends 9/30

The emergency proclamation preventing shut-off of water, electricity or natural gas services is slated to end Sept. 30. It is among the many emergency measures enacted by Gov. Jay Inslee in the wake of covid-19. State leaders and utility operators...

 

Scammers turning to contact tracing schemes

Wahkiakum Health and Human Services has learned of an increase in the number of scams related to covid-19 and contact tracing. According to a press release from the department, some people have been receiving alerts on their phones that take them to...

 

Garland Budd

Garland Donald Budd, 79, of Cathlamet, died August 24, 2021 at his home in Cathlamet. In 1988 he and his wife Ida, who survives him, bought property on Puget Island and moved to Wahkiakum County in 1992 from Cedar Mills, OR. Garland was born in Minne...

 

In Their Footsteps – Virtual Something Worth Doing

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park will kick off a new “In Their Footsteps” season with Jane Kirkpatrick’s “Something Worth Doing” on https://www.facebook.com/LewisandClarkNationalHistoricalPark Sunday, September 19, at 1:00 p.m....

 

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,...

 

Boat festival canceled

The Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival, originally planned for September 10-12, 2021, has been canceled due to the shifting COVID-19 landscape. On August 20, the Northwest Maritime Center (NWMC), the non-profit organization that puts on the Wooden...

 

Back to school

Students went back to the classroom at Wahkiakum School District last week. Paraeducator Becky Dault was all business keeping youngsters safe in the crosswalk in front of Julius A. Wendt Elementary...

 

PCA birthday celebration postponed

According to information received from the Pioneer Community Association Board of Directors, the 125th birthday celebration of the Cathlamet Pioneer Center, scheduled for September 18, has been postponed to a later date. Updated information will be...

 

LCC announces fall Continuing Education courses

Registration is open for fall quarter Continuing Education courses. Visit online at www.lowercolumbia.edu/ce and click on the shopping cart to learn more or email mharris@lowercolumbia.edu. Online Learning -- Over 300 non-credit i...

 

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