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Articles from the November 11, 2021 edition

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Citizens, Naselle school board discuss masking for sports

On Wednesday, November 3, the Naselle/Grays River Valley School District Board held a special public meeting to discuss Washington State Guidelines for students playing basketball. After the special...

 

State Tournaments: VB--Comets are 5th, Mules out in 2; 1B FB--Comets moving on

Class 1B Volleyball The Naselle Lady Comets placed sixth in the State Class 1B Volleyball Tournament. In the first round, Naselle topped Pomeroy 3-0 by scores of 25-20,25-16 and 25-12. That pitted them against eventual champion Oakesdale and they...

 

SR 401 slide cleared, highway now open

Washington State Department of Transportation announced Tuesday evening that the slope adjacent to SR 401, also known as Lewis and Clark Trail Highway, between the Astoria-Megler Bridge at and Knappton Road has been stabilized, and the roadway is...

 

Chinook tribal heritage signs dedicated

Submitted by David Olson Wild weather and an overflow crowd were features of the dedication ceremony held Saturday for two Chinook Tribal Heritage signs erected in Cathlamet through a grant awarded...

 

Covid-19 update

There were four more cases of covid-19 reported this week in Wahkiakum County, with two on Tuesday, and two more on Wednesday, which brings the cumulative total to 258 cases. Eleven of those cases are considered potentially active. Among county...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 11, 2021

Commission OK's shoreline permit, plans comp plan work

Besides approving their agenda and standard resolutions, Wahkiakum County commissioners had only one item of business when they met Tuesday. Commissioners approved a shoreline management conditional development permit from Paul Bakkom and Holly E....

 

Why we observe Veterans day

From the National Office of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Going all the way back to the American Revolution, for everyone who served, there was no question about what they were fighting for; it was for their house, their home, their business, their...

 

Will compensation be paid to illegals?

To The Eagle: Wow! No letters to the Editor last week. Well, here’s one. Am I reading this right? According to the Wall Street Journal, “the Biden administration is in talks to offer immigrant families that were separated during the Trump...

 

FDA authorized, not approved, Pfizer for youth

To The Eagle: Error on Page 6: “I think the biggest news is the Pfizer vaccine being FDA approved for 5-11 year olds,” (Chris) Bischoff said. Wrong, wrong, wrong… total misinformation. Key: FDA did not “approve” the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine...

 

WHS students host festival, tackle other projects

This month the CTE program and FFA chapter have been involved in various activities. One of these activities included volunteering and helping with the harvest festival for Wahkiakum grade school...

 

Many events scheduled for coming weeks

NOT TOO NICE--As this week begins, we've got thunder and downpours and some wind. Saturday had us dodging large hailstones off and on in West Valley, in between the heavy rain showers and a few sun breaks, so depending on where you were and when,...

 

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

Some history on roads: The inconvenient second site closure on 401 gives me pause to be thinking of the years before "official" roads were built. Folks in the pioneering years (1850's to early 20th...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 11, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: October 31 — 5:41 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who had lost consciousness. 9:48 a.m....

 

FOS holiday open house begins Nov. 26

The Friends of Skamokawa will host their annual “Deck the Hall” Holiday Open House from November 26 through December 12 this year, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. They are seeking more participation and ask vendors to contact them for more...

 

Transition coming for mental health mobile crisis coverage

After midnight on the 13th of November the mobile crisis mental health services for Wahkiakum will be provided by Columbia Wellness. Columbia Wellness crisis services are already offered in Cowlitz and Grays Harbor Counties and Columbia Wellness has...

 

Major changes to KLOG and 101.5 THE WAVE

Effective immediately, Hometeam 100.7, KLOG has dropped the ESPN Sports format and is now back to playing The Greatest Hits of All Time. An addition, 101.5 The Wave has become “101.5 The Sleigh” playing great Christmas Memories 24/7. KLOG...

 

Spartans corral Mules and put end to season

The Wahkiakum Mule football season came to an end Saturday as the Mules fell to the Forks Spartans 40-14. The game was close for three quarters, but the Spartans' hurry-up offense wore down the Mules...

 

Lady Mules head to state VB tourney

The Wahkiakum Mules volleyball team battled their way through the consolation bracket of the district tourney last week to earn a spot at the State 2B tournament, which takes place today (Thursday) and Friday in Yakima. A loss to Kalama on October...

 

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