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Articles from the October 28, 2021 edition

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Oscar B out of service beginning November 2

The Wahkiakum County Ferry Oscar B will be out of service November 2 in a closure that could last till December 8. Crews will dredge Westport Slough at the landing, pictured above, and work on the...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 28, 2021

Playoff seedings at stake tonight in Mule/Pirate football game

Post season playoff seedings are on the line tonight when the Wahkiakum Mules host the 4-2 Adna Pirates in a rescheduled Central League football game. Coming off a 52-27 win over the King's Way...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 28, 2021

Voters pick Olson for Cathlamet mayor; school board races decided

Updated: Correction for totals in Amy Chadwick/Ryan E. Carter school board election. By Rick Nelson Wahkiakum County voters made their choices Tuesday in elections for school boards, port districts and Cathlamet mayor and council members. And in...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    October 28, 2021

Covid-19 update: 2 more cases Friday

There were four new cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County this week, with three on Thursday and one on Tuesday, for a cumulative total of 249 cases since the pandemic began. On Friday, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services WHHS)...

 

School board hiring McCleary attorney to go after the state

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors listened to public comment, reports on food service, covid testing, and the amateur radio club, as well as a presentation from Apollo Solutions Group. They approved a resolution to put a replacement...

 

Community meeting set to survey broadband interest

Wahkiakum West is sponsoring a community meeting on November 4 at 7 p.m. at the Skamokawa Grange to discuss broadband expansion to the Skamokawa area. The firm is evaluating service needs and interest of possible customers for high speed broadband...

 

Star Program is beginning

To The Eagle: If you need help with providing Christmas gifts for your children up through the age of 17, please fill out an application or contact our Star Program phone at 360-431-5232. All calls will be handled discreetly. This is a needs-based pr...

 

Censorship is un-American

To The Eagle: When the editor stated misinformation about covid 19 would not be allowed I had to wonder what scientist on staff at The Eagle would make the determination as to what was misinformation. I guess now so long as you are on the same side...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

A typo in the print edition mistakenly said the Wahkiakum Mule/King's Way football game would be played Oct. 26; the correct date is Thursday, Oct. 28. An ad in the Oct. 21 edition for the Wahkiakum High School Key Club’s Haunted House had an...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 28, 2021

Commissioners start 2022 budget

Wahkiakum County commissioners had an eye on the future when they met Tuesday. The board breezed through the brief business on their agenda, took a recess, and then began three days of workshops with department heads and other parties to hear...

 

Fifth ranked Comets holding senior night

The 4--1 Naselle Comets football team is ranked fifth in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association RPA Class 1--A football poll for teams playing eight--man football. The Comets close their regular season this Friday, hosting the 1--4...

 

Vista Park hosts help upgrade shoreline trail

A trail on the west side of Skamokawa Vista Park is in much better condition these days thanks to a mutually beneficial relationship between Wahkiakum County Port 2, the Department of Natural...

 

Lots of Halloween events this weekend

NASTY OUT--I believe it goes without saying that we have had a wet and nasty beginning to this week but thankfully, we did have some nice breaks in there on Sunday so we didn't get the nastiness all day, nor the all night downpours that have caused...

 

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. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance,...

 

Downriver Dispatches

"It's a rainy day in Georgia" and Grays River. This is real fall rain. I know because my arthritis shows its painful head when I move from my bed. The rain reminds me that at many times during the...

 

N/GRV School Board Meeting Notes

Submitted by Superintendent Lisa Nelson The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held its monthly meeting on October 19. In personnel matters, the board acknowledged the resignation of Haleigh See, middle school girls...

 

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,...

 

Small business toolkit is now available

Over the past several months, the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) has been working with economic-development partners and local business leaders to develop a region-wide recovery plan and business-resiliency toolkit. These efforts...

 

Sign dedication on Nov. 6

Two permanent signs erected in Cathlamet in honor of the Chinook tribes who once occupied this area will be dedicated Nov. 6, 12 noon, at the Elochoman Slough Marina. They tell the stories of Queen...

 

Leaf exchange set for next two Saturdays

On October 30 and November 6 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., join the WSU Master Gardeners for a leaf exchange at the Cowlitz County Fairgrounds, Washington Street entrance. Shredded leaves are an amazing organic amendment to put on your garden beds...

 

Bats, Spiders, Owls-Oh My!

Presented by Lewis and Clark National Historical Park The 11th annual “Bats, Spiders, Owls – Oh My!” event will be held Saturday, October 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for anyone who would like to participate. Rangers will be stationed at the...

 

Student of the Month

The Wahkiakum Lions club continues to honor a senior student each month for their scholastic accomplishments, their community service and their improvement as a student. The September Student of the...

 

Sheriff's Report, October 28, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 17 — 9:07 a.m. The Puget Island Fire Department was notified when an alarm was activated at a Puget Isl...

 

State trooper visits Wahkiakum students

Sergeant Brad Moon of the Washington State Patrol visited with students in Jeff Rooklidge's classroom at Wahkiakum High School last week to talk about his experience in law enforcement, and let them...

 
 By Eagle staff    Sports    October 28, 2021

Senior night will be busy next Monday at WHS

It will be a busier than usual Senior Night next Monday at the Wahkiakum High School football stadium starting around 6:30 p.m. Game time is 7 p.m. The school normally honors senior athletes and their...

 

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