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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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Farm 2 Fiber Festival builds for 2023

The second annual Wahkiakum Farm 2 Fiber Festival was held this weekend at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds. On Saturday, lucky visitors got to watch sheep shearing with Pony Jacobson, who made it...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 15, 2022

Commissioners, assessor agree: legislature needs to act

Taxes, construction, and candidate interviews highlighted the Tuesday meeting of the Wahkiakum County Board of Commissioners. County Assessor Bill Coons discussed the recent revaluation notices sent to county property owners. Overall property values...

 

Port 1 commission hears repair projects update

With only two commissioners in attendance at the Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners meeting last Thursday, one of them by phone, bids for the C Dock repair and talk about the preliminary b...

 

Herbicide treatment set for Birnie Slough

By Diana Zimmerman As early as Monday, the length of Birnie Slough could be treated for the usual suspects clogging the waterways, including native species like water stargrass and invasive species such as milfoil and parrot feather. The state has...

 

Comets claim 3-1 win over Lady Mules

A young Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team hosted Naselle at their home opener on Monday and lost to the Comets in four sets, 15-25, 22-25, 25-22, and 15-25. "Naselle has a strong squad this year, and...

 

Ravens corral Mules 48-26

The visiting Raymond/South Bend Ravens handed the Wahkiakum Mules a 48-20 loss in the second game of the 2022 football season last Friday. The Mules scored first, with Dominic Curl running in a 6-yard touchdown. Nathan Garrett kicked the conversion,...

 

High School Sports

Football: 9--Raymond/South Bend 48, Wahkiakum 20 10-Naselle 20 Neah Bay 58 16--Wahkiakum at Pe Ell/Willapa Valley (Menlo) 16--Sound Christian at Naselle Volleyball 16/17 Naselle at Yakima tournament 19--South Bend at Wahkiakum 20--Mossyrock at...

 

Study candidates, vote for the best people

To The Eagle: Wake up people of USA--voters and a recent writer: Seems there are too many following information from social networks, not bothering with a little research, which is so readily available to us all. Seems some still don’t think covid...

 

Republicans, What have you become?

To The Eagle: I use to think Republicans and Democrats shared common values that ran deeper than party affiliation. And although I am a Democrat, I admit to having voted Republican when the GOP candidate was the better choice. However, I’ve noted...

 

WCERS question

To The Eagle: A question we often hear is: " I don't like more taxes, but since this is not a property tax, and since rebuilding our emergency radio system is vital, I am for it. How do we really know the money won't be siphoned off to pay for...

 

There must be a limit to tolerance

To The Eagle: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof. . .” Therein is guaranteed religious tolerance in our open, secular society. Religion is to be tolerated, within limits....

 

Writer has issues with name calling

To The Eagle: Dear Sir, I was under the impression that you, the Editor, would no longer print letters full of misinformation. When I read last week’s letter from Mr. Bouchard I had to assume you were on vacation and out of the office for that...

 

Council discusses gateway arch, okays water connection

By Jamie Nelson At its September 6 meeting, Cathlamet’s town council dealt with a water line issue related to the Sunnyfield subdivision on Greenwood Road and discussed ideas for a gateway arch to welcome visitors to Cathlamet. Richard Erickson...

 

Covid-19 update

One more case of covid-19 was reported in Wahkiakum County in the last week, according to the Washington Department of Health, bringing their cumulative total for the county to 601. “Wahkiakum is in the low risk category and all of our neighbors...

 

Massage therapy can improve quality of life

Alia Giltner, formerly of Portland, moved to Cathlamet recently and is offering massage therapy. It was her love of the outdoors, which includes kayaking, hiking, and diving, that took her on a path...

 

Lots of donation opportunities ahead

DAMPNESS--This week begins with a bit of moisture in West Valley and a big sigh of relief from all my plants and brown grass I’m sure! We started this Sunday with just a smidgen of rain in the morning hours but by evening time we had some “real r...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Fire Protection District No. 1 Commissioners, Fire Hall, 5:30 p.m. Fire District No. 4, 7 p.m. Cathlamet First Aid Division, Fire Hall, 7 p.m....

 

Downriver Dispatches

Fall is coming: One week from today will be the first day of fall. Small leaves are already starting to fall on Loop Road and the corn is looking good on the Zimmerman's farm. The new property...

 

Sheriff's Report, September 15, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 4 — 10:49 p.m. A caller reported that her ex-husband was parked in front of her residence in...

 

Robert Kandoll

Robert Eugene Kandoll, 66, of Longview, died September 4, 2022 at the VA Medical Center in Portland, OR after a lengthy battle with cancer. Robert was born August 6, 1956, in Longview. He graduated...

 

Nancy Peterson

Nancy Lee Peterson, 74, widow of the late Eric W. Peterson, died August 14, 2022 in Forest Grove, OR, due to end stage liver disease. She was a long time resident of Greenbank, and Grays River. She...

 

Edelgard Stoeger

Edelgard Stoeger was born (July 1931 - November 2021) to Anni and Ernst Sommer in Cologne, Germany. In 1953 she married Herbert Stoeger PhD in Austria, where she resided for the first years of their...

 

Yacht club auction

The Cathlamet Yacht Club held their annual auction on Saturday at the Elochoman Slough Marina to raise funds for future activities. Auctioneer Brian McClain entertained the crowd as they bid on a...

 

Writer's Guild presents Evening Readings at Winekraft

The Writer’s Guild will present three Oregon authors in celebration of their new book releases on Saturday, September 24 at 7 p.m. Authors will read from their new book publications and sign copies afterwards. Drinks will be available for purchase....

 

Recognition Day is Friday

The public is invited to a POW/MIA National Recognition Day Ceremony on Friday, September 16, at 9 a.m. at the Wahkiakum County Courthouse flagpole. The event, hosted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Wahkiakum Post #5297, will pay tribute to those...

 

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