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Articles from the October 14, 2021 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 14, 2021 

Three candidates now facing off in race for Cathlamet mayor

Two members of the Cathlamet Town Counicil are vying to be the mayor of Cathlamet, each touting their varied but extensive experience, and this past week, another person announced a write-in...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    October 14, 2021 

Adna football game postponed because of covid-19

The Adna Pirate/Wahkiakum Mule football game scheduled for Friday, Oct. 15, in Cathlamet has been postponed. According to Wahkiakum High School Athletic Director Rob Garrett, Adna has an issue with covid-19 among personnel and the game will be...

 

Island life

Puget Island resident Ian Brandon captured this image of a white-tail fawn during the summer....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 14, 2021 

Commissioners okay fish trap permit, call for hearing on shoreline program

Wahkiakum County commissioners approved a controversial application for a shoreline management permit for a fish trap when they met Tuesday. Commissioners also authorized development of a resolution to adopt an update to the county shoreline...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 14, 2021 

Covid-19 update

Four more Wahkiakum County residents tested positive for covid-19 in the last week, bringing the cumulative total to 240, with 31 of those cases considered potentially active. The Washington Department of Health is reporting that 14 people in the...

 

Some ways to combat erroneous information

To The Eagle: Our editor has pledged to protect us from the torrent of bum dope about vaccine efficacy that is now descending upon us (see editor’s note under Toni Below’s letter last issue). There are several ways to combat erroneous...

 

Writer clarifies story on shoreline program

To The Eagle: I just received our copy of The Eagle in the mail and am concerned about factual errors in the article entitled, “Commission, advisory committee review comments for shoreline program." At the early August public hearings on the Real...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 14, 2021 

School board seats are up for grabs

Three seats on the Wahkiakum School District board of directors are on the November election ballot. Shawn Merz has filed for re-election to Position 1; incumbent Susan O'Connor and challenger Season...

 

Book sale at library Friday and Saturday

VEHICLE CHECK--We went through a lot of road work around here this past summer. Many folks were dealing with chipped or broken windshields, but those kinds of issues are readily seen and most likely taken care of rather quickly. What some don't see...

 

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

I appreciated Rick Nelson’s statement in last week’s Letters to the Editor because it is hard to read letters from folks when they are negative and the information is not accurate. I recently watched a documentary on the PBS documentaries app on...

 

Sheriff's Report, October 14, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 3 — 11:20 a.m. A caller said that kids were riding a moped on SR 409 without a helmet. 2:12 p.m. The...

 

Reporter earns writing awards

Once again, Eagle reporter Diana Zimmerman has racked up awards in the annual Washington Newspaper Publishers Association Better Newspaper Contest. She earned first place honors for a story about a sea lion that came into Hull Creek at Grays River...

 

VFW Wahkiakum Post 5297 supports local youth essays

Working alongside America’s youth and instilling a sense of patriotism has always been a VFW priority. Each year local VFW posts hold three essay competitions, the Voice of Democracy for grades 9-12, the Patriots Pen for grades 6-8, and the Youth...

 

WSU Master Gardener On-line Workshops: November

On Tuesdays at noon, and Wednesdays at 6 p.m., WSU Master Gardeners present weekly on-line free programs. No need to register, just pop in. Connection information (you must have a zoom account--sign up for one at zoom.us), then join from PC, Mac,...

 

FOS online auction happening now

The Friends of Skamokawa is hosting an online auction, “A Cornucopia of Treasures” via 32auction.com from Oct. 9 at 10 a.m., through Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. Items include great gifts for the holidays and special getaways. Place your bids now. The link...

 

Progress at RM 38 expansion site

Progress! The pandemic has slowed supply chains and raised prices, but this week, River Mile 38 Brewing Co.'s expansion finally started to take shape at the Port 1 waterfront. Owners Rex Czuba and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 14, 2021 

Bennett, Backman seek Port 2 commission seat

Two people are candidates for election to a position on the board of commissioners of Port District 2 of Wahkiakum County. Allen Bennett is the incumbent; he was appointed to fill the unexpired term of former Commissioner Lee Tischer, who had...

 

Lady Mules score win, loss in volleyball action

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team split games this week, with a win at home and a loss on the road. Their overall record is now 4-7. On Thursday, they hosted Stevenson and won in four sets, 25-16, 22-25, 25-21, and 25-15. Megan Leitz had 10 kills,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    October 14, 2021 

Chinooks chop Mules; senior night Friday

Photos by Todd Wilson The Kalama Chinooks jumped to a 35-0 first quarter lead enroute to a 42-0 win over the Wahkiakum Mules last Friday. The host took the opening drive in for a score and took...

 

Wahkiakum Cross Country

The Wahkiakum Mules cross country team traveled to Winlock last Thursday to compete against seven other 2B schools. Sixth grader Clara Hogue took second place in the 1.2 mile middle school race. There were only two runners, and times were not...

 

Open Public Meetings

This page was created in response to Gov. Inslee's amending proclamation to the Open Public Meeting Act and Public Records Act: "Whereas, transparency in state government and all of its political...

 

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