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Articles from the November 19, 2015 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    November 19, 2015

Council hears concerns over emergency response

Members of the Cathlamet Town Council heard reports and discussed a variety of issues when they met Monday. During the public comment time, Tom Merz raised concerns about the health of the Cathlamet Fire Department and its Emergency Medical Services...

 

School board works on Chromebook use

At Tuesday’s Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors meeting, the board heard about the changes following last year’s vote to approve a four-year security and technology capital projects levy. After approving the purchase of 60 more...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 19, 2015

Port 2 commission plans for laundromat

Commissioners of Wahkiakum Port District 2 took care of some business Tuesday and postponed other items to their December meeting. The commission has issued a request for proposals from architects to design and assist in construction of a laundromat...

 

Port 1 commissioners act on budget, rates

Commissioners approved the 2016 budget and rates and a one percent increase in property tax revenue last Thursday at the Port 1 Commissioner meetings. They also heard about possible plans for the sewer lagoons. Mayor Dale Jacobson was in attendance...

 

Barred owl on Puget Island

A barred owl took refuge in a cedar tree on Puget Island during a recent storm. Photo courtesy of Sarah Lawrence....

 

Residents can help community garden

To The Eagle: As was reported in last week’s Eagle, the community garden contributed 1540 pounds of fresh seasonal produce to the food banks. We estimated that in the six plus months growing season, about 720 distributions were made to families who...

 

PUD reduces loss in water systems

Improvements on the Western Wahkiakum water system brought praise to the general manager at Tuesday’s Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners meeting. Water losses remain under 10 percent for Western Wahkiakum and Puget Island water systems,...

 

Express Employment hosts "Pay It Forward" hiring drive

The Express Employment Professionals office in Longview will host a Pay it Forward Hiring Drive to put 200 unemployed individuals to work this holiday season. The goal of this drive is to help give encouragement and purpose to as many job seekers as...

 

State Football Playoffs

Class 1B 1. Republic 50, Garfield/Palouse 42 2. Libery Christian 60, Odessa/Harrington 30 3. Touchet 42, Cusick 6 4. Almira/Coulee/Hartline 52, Selkirk 8 5. Quilcene 56, Taholah 8 6. Lummi Nation 50, Evergreen Lutheran 0 7. Seattle Lutheran 44,...

 

State Volleyball Tournaments

Class 1B Naselle Comets lost their first match 3-0 to Oakesdale, 25-11, 26-24, 25-10. They lost their second match 3-0 to Neah Bay, 26-24, 25-23, 25-22, and exited the tournament. Championship match: Oakesdale defeated Pomeroy 3-1, 22-25, 25-19,...

 

School Sports Schedules

Thomas MS Girls Basketball November 23 at Toutle Lake 5:00 p.m. 24 Winlock 5:00 p.m. 30 at Napavine 5:00 p.m. December 2 Toledo 5:00 p.m. 7 at Onalaska 5:45 p.m. Game time 7 p.m. unless noted. Home games in bold face. Naselle MS Girls Basketball...

 

Commissioners OK Chamber contract

Wahkiakum County commissioners approved a contract with Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce and handled other business at their meeting Tuesday. The contract calls for the Chamber to provide a variety of services ranging from putting on community...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Hope everyone enjoyed the Halloween Carnival and Haunted House. A huge thank you to all the volunteers who helped put on these events as with any event the volunteers are the heart and soul. Also a huge thank you to...

 

Redmen Hall exhibit ending, open house to start

This coming weekend will be the last one for the current exhibit of Charles Funk's work. This has been a popular showing of the Chinook artist's work but must come down Sunday. It will be followed by our wonderful Holiday Open House with gifts,...

 

Death Notice for Rodney K. Prestegard

Life long Cathlamet resident Rodney K. Prestegard, 74, died November 17 at home. A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 5 at noon at J.A. Wendt Elementary. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A full obituary will appear...

 

Columbia Ford hires local woman as sales associate

Columbia Ford/Lincoln/Hyundai would like to welcome Beth Sheets to their sales staff. Sheets moved to Cathlamet in October, 2014 from Missouri and brings 23 years experience in the retail automotive...

 

Boat raffle winners announced

Winners of this year's Wahkiakum Museum Boat Raffle were Cristina and Jason Lefler of Cathlamet, shown above with Judy Brawn, Historical Society board president, at the presentation ceremony at the...

 

All are welcome to holiday tree lighting

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration on Saturday, November 28. This is a wonderful opportunity to share time together with our community and ring in the Christmas season. Families are invited to...

 

Community center plans brown bag lunch for Friday

The Cathlamet Community Center invites the public to a Brown Bag Lunch on Friday, November 20 at 11 a.m. Coffee and tea will be provided. The center hopes people will take advantage of the chance to socialize during the latest weather events. The...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music at River Mile 38 Brewing Company: On Saturday, November 21, Dave McKenzie will perform from 5-8 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....

 

Flooding season seems to be upon us

FLOODING--When I went to bed last Friday night, I was pretty sure what I was going to see in the morning--water, lots of water, and I was right, as it was even running over West Valley Road when it got light enough to see it! However, beings this is...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Rosburg Community Club, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet First Aid Division, fire hall, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, First Aid Division, 7 p.m. Grays...

 

Rain, flooding start out the week

Oh my goodness, what a weekend and wild beginning to the week. We have had more than 11 inches of rain in our rain gauge so far, flooded in since Friday afternoon with a huge lake full of ducks and sea gulls. The dogs are loving it, as the hunting...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on November 17. In personnel business, the superintendent’s evaluation was conducted. Four policies were adopted by the board: Service Animals in...

 

Archive center showing Finnish rock documentary

The winner of the Finnish Jussi Award (equivalent of the Academy Award) for the best documentary film in 2013 will be shown this Saturday at the Appelo Archive Center. "Kovasikajuttu" is the original title of the documentary "The Punk Syndrome." It...

 

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