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Articles from the November 4, 2021 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    November 4, 2021

Voters pick Olson for Cathlamet mayor

Wahkiakum County voters made their choices Tuesday in elections for school boards, port districts and Cathlamet mayor and council members. And in advisory votes, they also overwhelmingly supported repealing tax and financial measures passed by the...

 

County offers covid vaccine for children ages 5-11

Wahkiakum Health and Human Services will offer Pfizer vaccine for 5-11 year olds starting Monday, November 8, 2021. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adults, children, and adolescents age 5 and older get a COVID-19...

 

State Route 401 near Naselle remains closed in Pacific County

Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance crews have closed a 9-mile stretch of State Route 401, also known as Lewis and Clark Trail Highway, after heavy rainfall on Wednesday, Oct. 27, triggered a debris slide on to the roadway. For...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 4, 2021

Commissioners act on broadband, other varied issues

Wahkiakum County commissioners covered a lot of ground when they met Tuesday, from approving needed staffing for the mental health program to approving a franchise for Western Wahkiakum County Telephone Company's broadband expansion into the eastern...

 

Neewollah treats

Top: It was a gorgeous autumn day when a crowd turned out for the second annual Trunk or Treat event sponsored by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce. The event included a parade, a trunk or treat, and...

 
 By Eagle staff    News    November 4, 2021

Saturday ceremony will honor Chinook heritage

Two permanent signs erected in Cathlamet to honor the Chinook tribes who once occupied this area will be dedicated on November 6, at noon, at the Elochoman Slough Marina. The signs tell the stories of...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

The name of one of Wahkiakum County's new deputy sheriff's was misspelled in last week's edition. He is Jerod Keogh. The article submitted by VFW Post 5297 for the October 14 contained an error stating prizes for essay contest winners. The national...

 

Daylight Savings ends Saturday at midnight

NICE ENDING--I was so happy to have the last weekend of October turn out to be a really nice one, as so often our Halloween events and our little trick or treaters wind up sloshing through the puddles and having to cover their costumes with rain jack...

 

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. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Last week I spent two hours with one of my very favorite friends, Kayrene Gilbertsen. She moved to Battle Ground several years ago, so I don't get to see as much of her as I did when she lived on...

 

Join the paint party

The Naselle Community Center and FAFF will present a painting party with teacher and artist Abbie (Smith) Mumley on Saturday, November 13 at 2 p.m. at the Naselle Community Center, 14 Parpala Road. Each participant will be instructed in painting a...

 

Rate change approved for 2022 individual health insurance market

Fifteen health insurers have been approved to sell in Washington's 2022 individual health insurance market. The average rate change is 4.14%. Open enrollment runs from Nov. 1 through Jan. 15, 2022. "Access to meaningful and affordable health...

 

Johnson Park news

Coming events at Johnson Park include a prime rib dinner on November 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. Contact a board member for tickets: Adults $15; children 5-12, $8. A Christmas Craft Day will be held December 11, 1-3 p.m. Johnson Park is excited to hold an...

 

Covid-19 update:

There have been five cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County in the last week, with two on Friday, two on Monday, and one on Tuesday. This brings the cumulative total of cases to 254, with 14 considered potentially active. So far, at least 14...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 4, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 24 — 12:30 p.m. A caller reported that a disabled vehicle was blocking the westbound lane of SR 4 near...

 

PUD foremen review summer project process

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners got a visit from the electric and water crew foremen on Tuesday morning who were able to give first hand accounts of their recent projects and what they are seeing in the field. Electric Foreman Shane...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    November 4, 2021

Mules collar Bulldogs; shut out Adna Pirates

Photos by Todd Wilson The Wahkiakum Mule football team ended the 2021 fall season in good form, beating the King's Way Knights 54-27 last Thursday and blanking the Adna Pirates 17-0 on Monday. The...

 

Lady Mules compete in district tourney

The Wahkiakum High School volleyball team started district play on Saturday after ending their regular season with a win last Wednesday. The Lady Mules hosted Toledo on Wednesday and won the match in three sets, 25-12, 25-7, and 25-10. Megan Leitz...

 

Cross Country

The Wahkiakum High School cross country team joined runners from 20 other schools to compete at the 1B/2B District 4 Championships in Rainier on Saturday. In boys’ competition, sophomore Nathan Garrett took 73rd place in a field of 96 with a time...

 

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