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Articles from the September 27, 2018 edition

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Let's go fly a kite

Despite the gray, rainy day, kite enthusiasts returned to Skamokawa last Saturday and put on a show for lucky visitors to Vista Park. Photos by Diana Zimmerman....

 

Subjects flee on foot after WSP pursuit in Naselle

Grays River Valley School District was placed on lockdown Thursday morning as Washington State Patrol (WSP) Troopers and allied agencies searched for two subjects involved in pursuit on state Route 40...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Valley residents concerned about Renaissance style town

Wahkiakum County commissioners heard concerns from Elochoman Valley residents Tuesday that a commune might start in their neighborhood and adversely impact their quality of life. Residents of the Monroe Acres development and other Elochoman Valley...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Search groups locate 2 missing in woods.

Regional search and rescue units located two people who became lost in Wahkiakum area forests. On Tuesday, responders located a Naselle man, Pete Rigert, age 52, who had become lost Monday while hiking in the woods above his house near the Pacific...

 

'Way of life' brings new owners to brewery

The owners of River Mile 38 Brewing Co. have quietly been looking for someone to take over the business for some time now. Little did they know, their future was already in the community, sitting at...

 

Town of Taylor rightly has a long way to go

Elochoman Valley residents were surprised this weekend by an announcement that the new owners of the Strueby Farm plan to start a farming cooperative and build a Renaissance style village there. Word spread; neighbors began studying the project...

 

A vote for Coons for assessor

To The Eagle: I am voting for Bill Coons as county assessor. He worked for five years as a local real estate broker and seven years as assessor. His opponent has no experience with real property values. His opponent has run a campaign promising...

 

Rosburg couple support Howie for sheriff

To The Eagle: My wife, Roberta, and I have been acquainted with Sheriff Mark Howie since the middle of 2011. Since that time, we have been in a position to observe and discuss his positive professional development within the Wahkiakum County Sheriff...

 

Coons is the only proven professional

To The Eagle: It’s only time for a change when change is for the better. Certainly not now. Not this change. We’re asked to change assessors from our current assessor, Bill Coons (with 12 years’ experience and knowledge) to Brian McClain who...

 

Former training officer supports Howie

To The Eagle: This is in regards to the upcoming elections for Sheriff. I am a former resident of Cathlamet and a long time friend of Sheriff Howie. In fact I was his training officer some 30 years ago. I could go on and on about him and his work...

 

Thoughts about the Republican agenda

To The Eagle: Neighbor Brawn asserts that my latest screed contained inaccurate facts and numbers while being just another sordid example of the frenzied circus attempting to discredit Trump and the Republicans. He then suggests I ought to just sit...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Port 2 reviews proposed budget for 2018

Commissioners of Port District 2 went over their preliminary budget when they met Sept. 18 at Skamokawa Vista Park. The proposed budget totaled $1.058 million, down from $1.13 million budget for 2018 and $1.14 budgeted for 2017. The port expects to...

 

Resident's first bear sighting in West Valley

WILD END/BEGINNING--This past Saturday morning our Summer ended wet, wild and windy, as it just poured out here in West Valley and blew a ton of leaves everywhere. While Fall officially came in that afternoon, my calendar said Fall began on Sunday,...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. TOPS, Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Dept., 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department,...

 

Many good events are on the calendar

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the coming week for Comet teams: Friday, high school football at Lummi Nation at 5 p.m.; Monday, middle school volleyball at North Beach at 5:45 p.m.; Tuesday, high school volleyball at Firm Foundation at 4:30...

 

Clatsop law officers seek help in identifying body

The Clatsop County Medical Examiner in coordination with the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in identifying a man found in the Columbia River on September 21. This man most likely was last seen in early September on...

 

Sheriff's Report, September 27, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 17 — 4:26 a.m. An alarm was activated at an Alger Creek address. A deputy checked the home and found...

 

Lure coursing this weekend

Once again, dogs of all breeds, and unknown breeding will gather at Misty River Plantation, 117 Cross Dike Road on Puget Island, this Saturday and Sunday, Sept 29-30, for lure coursing. The events are a timed straight 100 yard dash in the mornings...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Community Center 100 Main St. Cathlamet 360.795.7870 Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2nd Friday book club) Brown Bag Lunch at 11 a.m. Open to students. Looking for volunteers and...

 

A Heart for Bereavement at Community Home Health & Hospice

Mary Fleming, MSW, is on a mission to help grieving people. She wants to spread the word about the free bereavement services Community Home Health & Hospice offers. “Grief is personal and people are afraid to reach out for help,” said Fleming....

 

Wahkiakum Events

By The Wahkiakum Chamber Of Commerce October Tbd Open Mic Music Night Skamokawa Grange #425 ~ Jerry Ledtke ~ 360.795.3434, 6 Halloween Crafty Crafts For Kids 2-4pm Grays River Valley Center ~ 360.465.2310 6 Grays River Covered Bridge Dinner, WSU...

 

STEM App Challenge competition deadline approaching

U.S. Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler reminded Southwest Washington high school students the deadline to participate in the annual Congressional App Challenge is approaching: October 15. “I am excited to once again help host this year’s...

 

Washington releases plan to reduce older adult falls

The Washington State Department of Health and the Washington State Falls Prevention Coalition released a five-year, statewide action plan to reduce older adult falls – the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for adults ages 65 and older...

 

Tigers down Mules; homecoming Friday

Ranked third last week in the Associated Press state Class 2B football poll, the Napavine Tigers handed the Wahkiakum Mules a 39-20 defeat last Friday. The AP 2B poll almost looks like Central League standings: 1. Adna, 3. Napavine, 4. Kalama, 5. Rai...

 

Lady Mules top Tigers, Timberwolves

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team got off to a slow start this season but managed to turn things around and add to their win column this week. League play started for the Lady Mules last Thursday...

 

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