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Articles from the November 14, 2019 edition

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Veterans Day assembly focuses on Vietnam vets

As I walked down the hallway at Naselle High School to their gymnasium last Friday, I was focused only on where to get the best pictures without disturbing their ceremony. As I was approaching the...

 

Veterans Day at WHS

Above: US Navy veteran Dennis Reid talked to Wahkiakum students about his service in the US Navy at the Veterans Day Assembly at Wahkiakum High School on Friday. Below, right: Veterans were treated...

 

PUD: Keeping up with inflation

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners held rate and budget hearings and listened to reports on Tuesday. A $7 increase in the electric base rate for every customer and a two percent rate increase on the Western Wahkiakum Water System has bee...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 14, 2019

Port 1 offers to buy Johnson House

Wahkiakum County Commissioners on Tuesday tentatively accepted an offer from Port District 1 to purchase the county's Johnson House. Commissioners have wanted to sell the house on Division Street but maintain ownership of the land on which it sits...

 

Thanks for the support

To The Eagle: Many thanks to those that recently trusted me with their vote as Cathlamet Town Council nominee. Helping turn the town around has been a strong, personal focus of mine for a couple of years now. Together, with the four other committed...

 

Tax the rich?

To The Eagle: First of all a person only becomes rich if he/she or someone in their family had a good idea or a needed product and went about developing it and marketing it. Which resulted in wealth from exchange for their products or services...

 

Norse Hall provides wonderful event venue

To The Eagle: Are you looking for a special venue for hosting a large family gathering or holiday party, a wedding and/or reception, public meeting or reunions? I was looking for a special indoor place this year, to celebrate my husband's retirement...

 

Mendacities, distortions will be recognized

To The Eagle: “There was no crime committed,” according to the Inspectors General of both the Dept. of Justice and the Dept. of State who exonerated Hillary Clinton after a three year investigation into her use of a private email server during...

 

Will we get our $30 car tabs back?

To The Eagle: Just a little follow up about the $30 car tab I wrote last week. As we all know, the $30 car tab initiative passed and yet the Seattle mayor threatened the very voters that helped pass it by filing a lawsuit to block that initiative....

 

HIstorical Society holds Annual Board Meeting

The Wahkiakum County Historical Society held its Annual Board Meeting and pot luck dinner at the Cathlamet Fire Hall on Saturday, November 2. Besides the normal business meeting, curator Kari Kandoll...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Perspective is an important aspect to life, and it can be the tool to smooth over uncomfortable lumps of misunderstanding. To some, the holidays are an exciting time filled with food, family functions and abundant joy. To others, it can be painful,...

 

Next In Their Footsteps event scheduled

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. Trials and Tribulations of the Corps of Discovery by Ian Sampson will be held Sunday, November 17, at 1:00 p.m. Ian Sampson...

 

Council holding hearing on budgets today

The Cathlamet Town Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2019 budget revenues today (Thursday) at 6 p.m. in the DeBriae Meeting Room, Fire Hall, 255 2nd Street, Cathlamet. Staff will present budgetary reports, and the council will...

 

Family center bazaar is Nov. 23

St. James Family Center’s holiday raffle baskets are making an appearance at the “A Country Christmas” bazaar on Nov. 23 from 10-4 at the Family Center, 1134 Columbia St., Cathlamet. Spokesperson Nancy McCoy said, "We have a Wahkiakum County...

 

Coast Community Radio celebrates community

Over 120 members of Coast Community Radio celebrated KMUN and each other during the Annual Meeting and Breakfast held at the First Presbyterian Fellowship Hall in Astoria. Everyone was well fed,...

 

Catherine Durham

Catherine Hazel Durham, 89, of Rosburg, died November 10, 2019 in Longview. She was born In Massena, New York on February 25, 1930. She attended school there and married Paul Durham. They raised their family there. She owned a restaurant for a time...

 

Death Notice for Kerrie McNally

Kerrie E. McNally, 61, died November 11, 2019 in Vancouver. She was a longtime resident of Skamokawa. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday November 16, 2 p.m., at United Methodist Church in Skamokawa. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of...

 

Lasagna dinner at fairgrounds Sunday

BACK TO DRIPPY--This past weekend saw some damp times and some dry times, but it was mostly damp on Saturday. Thankfully it was much drier on Sunday but there were still plenty of clouds about and some areas did get a few more showers and some had...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7:15 p.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 6-7 p.m. Senior Fitnes...

 

Downriver Dispatches

A Historical Synopsis of Thanksgiving Everyone looks at Thanksgiving from a different perspective. To me it comes down to what are we really thankful for. For others it takes on a reverent religious...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 14, 2019

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 4 – 10:08 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance aided an ailing Skamokawa resident. 10:36 a.m. A caller was...

 

Bob Saari: At home in the trees

By Diana Zimmerman I heard Bob Saari mutter something and turned to find him struggling a bit with a rope he was using while perched in a tree nearby. I had been momentarily distracted by the...

 

Loggers top Mules 50-0

The Wahkiakum Mule's 2019 football season came to an end in a 50-0 loss to top-ranked Onalaska Loggers last Friday night in the opening of the Class 2B football playoffs. The Loggers scored twice in...

 

Lady Mules now at state

The Wahkiakum Mules are in Yakima today (Thursday) to begin play in the two day State 2B volleyball tournament after qualifying at district on Saturday. After losing to Kalama in three sets in the district semifinals last Wednesday, the Lady Mules re...

 

Naselle at state volleyball

After taking second place in the District 4 1B volleyball tournament last Thursday, the Naselle Comets traveled to Yakima this week to begin play in the State 1B volleyball tournament. At district, the Comets beat Firm Foundation in three sets in...

 

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