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Articles from the November 3, 2022 edition

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It must be Halloween

Cathlamet's Erickson Park was packed with dogs in costumes on Saturday for the Howloween costume contest sponsored by the Wahkiakmm Chamber of Commerce. Above, Dana Hamp brought Sheldon, who was...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 3, 2022

Commissioners hear a variety of complaints

Wahkiakum County commissioners heard complaints from citizens and took care of several business items when they met Tuesday. An unidentified woman told the board that the county health department sent a letter declaring a trailer on her property a he...

 

School district seeks supreme court review of capital funding suit

During the last half hour of the October Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting, the directors discussed the district’s lawsuit against the State of Washington and strategized strengthening support for it, including financially, at a...

 

PUD developing long range capital plan

At the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, a budget hearing opened and closed without public comment, and the board heard about long range planning, matters affecting PUDs throughout the state, and work here in the...

 

Writer takes issue with prior letter

To The Eagle: A contributor helpfully illustrated last week how Republicans distort issues to inflame conservative voters. Take a look behind his insinuations about: “Ongoing deterioration of our military?” Our professional armed forces are...

 

I want the truth, don't you?

To The Eagle: A front page headline was shown recently in The Eagle “Jan 6 panel subpoenas Trump, shows startling new video.” I haven’t seen it but can only guess what startling new video they came up with and edited it for their narrative....

 

Supply chain issues impact millwork

A couple months ago, I caught up with Robert Jungers to hear how supply chain issues were affecting his business, Elochoman Millwork, from lumber and glass, to parts, to personnel. “People talk about these issues we’re faced with right now as if...

 

Ballot drop boxes

With election underway, voters can find four drop boxes for their ballots. The box above is in front of the courthouse in Cathlamet; others are at Johnson Park, 30 Rosburg School Road; in front of...

 

Daylight savings ends on November 6

WET ONE--As this week begins, it’s pretty doggone soggy out, which means that those who went trick or treating may have needed boots and umbrellas to go with their costumes, so that’s a bummer. Actually this whole week looks wet but there’s alw...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget Island Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire Departm...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. A big thank you to everyone who came out and enjoyed the Halloween Carnival. Great fun was had by all. Costume contest winners were as follows: 0-4 Ava Zurick-Doran The Grinch, 5-9 Ashleigh Montgomery Chuckie, 10-14...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Vote! Voting is 100 percent effective and much more powerful than complaining, so vote! If you read this early today, November 3, you can attend a Caregivers Discussion group offered for anyone...

 

Retirement move from Virginia to Deep River

Retirement move from Virginia to Deep River Victor and Wendy Liguori made a major move when they both retired from good jobs in Virginia, she as a medical assistant and Victor in medical security. Kno...

 

Comettes host district volleyball this evening

The Naselle Comette volleyball team begins postseason play on Thursday, November 3, at 6 p.m. at home when they take on the winner of Wednesday’s match between Three River Christian and Columbia Adventist. If Naselle wins, they will play Taholah...

 

Eileen Cain

Frances Eileen Cain died October 19, 2022 at the age of 92 in Kelso. She was born in Port Orchard, to Edward and Elfay (Wilkinson) Murphy on September 5, 1930. She graduated from South Kitsap High...

 

Next Northwest Voices will feature author Sallie Tisdale

Lower Columbia College has announced that Author Sallie Tisdale will be featured at the November 16 Northwest Voices event in Longview. The event features the author's latest work, The Lie About the...

 

Johnson Park news

Johnson Park has sold out of tickets for the prime rib dinner, thank you everyone for supporting this fundraiser for the community center. We look forward to seeing you all there. There will be no tickets sold at the door, as the event is sold out....

 

PI Fire Department hands out candy

Puget Island Fire District 1 handed out candy on Main Street on Halloween. L-r: Garrett Radcliff, Jeff Bollen, Muriel Prestegard, Sherrill Bollen, Greg Prestegard. Courtesy photo....

 

Deadline approaching for SBA loans

Director Tanya N. Garfield of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West reminded Washington small businesses of the Nov. 15, 2022, deadline to apply for an SBA federal disaster loan for economic injury caused...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 3, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 23 — 10:39 p.m. A deputy and Skamokawa emergency personnel responded when a caller reported that a man...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    November 3, 2022

Mules fall to Loggers

It's not going to get much easier. The Wahkiakum Mules lost 50-28 to the Onalaka Loggers last Thursday in a Central League football game. Today (Thursday), they travel to Napavine to challenge the...

 

Lady Mules advance in district volleyball

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team advanced in the double elimination district tournament on Saturday when they followed an opening round loss to Toutle Lake with a win against Morton/White Pass. The Lady Mules lost to Toutle Lake in four sets, and...

 

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