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WHS observes Veteran's Day

Students took time to honor local veterans while giving special emphasis to one segment of the military population at the Veteran's Day Assembly at Wahkiakum High School on Tuesday. "We want to focus...

 

Improvements lower ratings for fire insurance

A recent evaluation of Wahkiakum fire departments by the Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau could mean a reduction in homeowner insurance rates for some residents. Districts are rated on a scale of one through nine, according to District 4 Fire...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 12, 2015

Commissioners wary of murrelet proposals

The next steps in developing a state habitat conservation plan aren't filling Wahkiakum County commissioners with optimism. The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has tied, or encumbered, over 3,000 of the county's 12,000 acres of trust timb...

 

Food drive set for Saturday

To The Eagle: It’s time - November 14, 9 a.m. Please put out your sack of food for the Lions Club and helpers to pick up and we can make the Thanksgiving Baskets for the many that need it. No baby food or perishables, please. For questions call me...

 

Mayor extends sympathies

To The Eagle: The town council and staff would like to extend their deepest sympathies to wife Bernadette Goodroe and family for their loss of her husband, David. David was a dedicated councilman and friend to all of us. David's contribution to his...

 

Drowsy driving is the same as driving drunk

VANCOUVER, Wash. - A car crashed and rolled over on its side on Highway 14 after the driver fell asleep at the wheel.’ MARYSVILLE - The driver who caused the Jan. 2 crash that killed two people along Highway 9 near Marysville had fallen asleep at...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 12, 2015

Transportation plan, budget hearings set

Wahkiakum County commissioners set up hearings for budgets and transportation plans in an abbreviated, recessed meeting Tuesday. Commissioners set their annual public hearing on the 2016 budgets for 9:30 a.m. on December 7. Copies for the budget...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 12, 2015

Results unchanged in latest vote count

Winners in the early count of 2015 Wahkiakum County general election ballots easily maintained their leads when election officials made their second count last Thursday. Voters continued to favor an advisory ballot asking if the county should enact...

 

Magic, media delight exchange student

"Magician's lie all the time," Flavio Stucki, a 15 year old exchange student at Wahkiakum High School said mischievously on Tuesday. Stucki, who will turn 16 in December, is from Basel, Switzerland, p...

 

Lion's Club food drive is this Saturday, 9 a.m.

PARTLY DECENT--Last weekend's weather was a mixed bag, as it was super wet and windy on Saturday down our way, while Sunday was actually pretty nice; at least until later in the day. We saw the sunshine at least and it wasn't dumping all day, so it...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Puget Island Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Port District No. 1, 500 2nd St., 5 p.m. District No. 4...

 

Comet teams start state playoffs

News from Naselle: Congratulations to the District 1B champion girls volleyball Comette team as they go on to the Yakima Sun Dome for the state tournament. Their first game is versus Oakesdale on Friday at 11:30 a.m. Let’s give a big shout out for...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 12, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 2 — 2:54 p.m. A Skamokawa resident who had discovered that dialogue was another tool to deal with his...

 

Finnish duo to perform

Pekka Pentikäinen and Perttu Paapanen will present a violin and accordion concert at Valley Bible Church, 4723 SR 4, Rosburg, on Sunday, November 15, at 3:00 p.m. The internationally known duo...

 

Wintergreen published for 30th anniversary

Wintergreen published for 30th anniversary Pharos Editions has announced the 30th anniversary edition of Robert Pyle’s “Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land,” with a new introduction by David Guterson and updated afterword by the author. The...

 

Deck the Hall event opens November 27 at Redmen Hall

Redmen Hall in Skamokawa will open its annual Holiday Open House- "Deck the Hall" on Friday, November 27 from 12-4 p.m. They will celebrate the season with snacks, music, a reading from his new book by Robert Pyle on Sunday the 29th, and a wide...

 

Mini-Mules reign in the rain

For the second straight year, the Wahkiakum Mini-Mules finished as league champions, beating the Castle Rock Rocket youth football team 14-6 last Saturday. The Mini-Mules, who finished as the regular...

 

Holiday season is fast approaching

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will kick off the 2015 Holiday Season with the 11th Annual Festival of Trees celebration beginning Monday, November 23. For the past 10 years, local designers, business owners, and representatives of organizations...

 

St. James gift fair set for November 21

St. James Annual Gift Fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., November 21. As usual there will be a wide variety of vendors selling many kind of handcrafted items including jewelry, crocheted items, chart art, paintings, evergreen wreaths, table...

 

Star program underway

The Star Program has closed acceptance of applications as of November 10. Trees will be displayed at local businesses from November 23 to December 10. Gifts will be ready for pick up from December 14-18. Program volunteers will call the families...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music at River Mile 38 Brewing Company: On Saturday, November 14, Downhillbillies, Alex and John Arness will perform from 5-7:30 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-46...

 

Bruce R. Wesner

Bruce Ray Wesner, age 60 of Yankton, SD passed away peacefully at his home Friday morning November 06, 2015 after a courageous battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Monday, November 9, 2015...

 

Richard Snyder

Richard “Dick” Snyder, 90, of Cathlamet died on October 31, 2015 in Skamokawa. He was born to Joseph and Ivanna (Cvar) Snyder in Longview, on September 15, 1925. Dick was raised in Klamath Falls, Ore., and graduated from Klamath Falls Union High...

 

Reading is Fundamental

Local volunteers for RIF, or Reading is Fundamental, set up shop at the United Church of Christ across from J.A. Wendt on Monday. RIF is a program that has been putting new and free books into the...

 

WDFW seeks support for steelhead license plate

A special license plate featuring a steelhead – the official state fish of Washington – could be an option for vehicle owners if a proposal for the new plate is approved by the state Legislature. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife...

 

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