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Island couple opens store at Backwater Farm

Last Saturday, Bruce and Desiree Craven officially opened their Farm Store doors at Backwater Farm on Puget Island. The Cravens are selling fresh eggs, jams, honey, bone broth, chicken, lavender oils...

 

Exchange students enjoy small town life

Daniel E. Rosua Lopéz, 17, is an exchange student and a junior at Wahkiakum High School for the 2018-2019 year. Lopéz was born in Caracas, Venezuela, but thanks to dual nationality, was able to...

 

Exchange students enjoy small town life

Vo Dai, 16, is an exchange student and a junior at Wahkiakum High School this year. Call him Dai. Dai is from Ho Chi Minh City, once known as Saigon, the biggest city in Vietnam. "We only have two...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    November 22, 2018

Town council regroups for budget prep

With their clerk/treasurer out of commission, the Cathlamet town council is having to regroup and start anew in preparation of the town's 2019 budgets. Clerk/treasurer Kerrie McNally became ill in mid-October and a took a trip to a hospital for...

 

Writer sends a message of thanksgiving

To The Eagle: Thank you, Wahkiakum County! Thanks to my parents, Lief and Mattie Enge, along with Dr. Fritz who got me started in 1930 on this trip called life. Yesterday (Nov. 13) was birthday number 88, and things have gone very well. Also, thanks...

 

Every vote counts, and all will be needed

To The Eagle: Apparently, every vote does count! In the Kentucky state House race Democrat Jim Glenn defeated Republican DJ Johnson by 1 vote. Democrat Jeff Greer lost to Republican Nancy Tate by six votes and Republican Jill York lost to Democrat...

 

Tax on weapons not practical

To The Eagle: Last week I suggested a high tax on ownership of assault weapons. Today I do not think that this is a very practical idea. With 11,000,000 of these weapons already out there it would be really hard to collect such a tax. Eric Skemp...

 

Island life

It's fall, and our shrubs and trees provide a variety of color. Photo by Rick Nelson....

 

Tree lighting ceremony to be held this Saturday

SOME MOISTURE--A couple of days last week saw some raindrops around here and some cool temperatures but considering we weren't in the midst of "Nor-easter" like many states back East, nor the dry, firey conditions of California, I'd say we were...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Happy Thanksgiving! FRIDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. River City Strippers, quilters, St. Catherine Church, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Brown Bag Lunch, Community Center, Cathlamet, open to public, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. AA Meeting, Hope Cente...

 

WDFW approves four-day razor clam dig beginning Nov. 22

Razor clam diggers can return to various ocean beaches for a four-day opening beginning Nov. 22. State shellfish managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) approved the dig on evening low tides after marine toxin tests...

 

Comet FB in semis; columnist is retiring

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this coming week: The Naselle Comet football team beat Lyle/Wishram 68-38 last weekend to advance to the state Class 1B football semifinals. They'll face Almira-Coulee-Hartline (ACH)...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 22, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 12 — 7:17 a.m. Trees fell on SR 4 just west of Wahkiakum County. The county road department was...

 

Comets receive VB honors

Taylor Gudmundsen, Naselle, Volleyball (SR) is one of the athletes of the week honored last week by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA). Gudmundsen led her team to a seventh place finish at last week’s State Tournament in...

 

North Coast Chorale winter concert scheduled

This year North Coast Chorale will present their winter concert on Friday December 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 9 at 3 p.m. The Chorale has chosen the theme “Sing of Mary” for the enjoyment of their audience at the Performing Arts Center...

 

Childrens Christmas party set for Dec. 2

Members of the Sons of Norway are inviting all children 10 years old and younger to a Christmas party to be held at the Norse Hall from 2-4 p.m., on Sunday December 2. The hall is located on Puget Island, 144 SR 409, Cathlamet. Activities will...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Community Center 101 Main Street Cathlamet 360.795.7870 Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2nd Friday book club) Brown Bag Lunch at 11 a.m. Wood Carving with Walt on Tuesday evenings...

 

Death Notice for Esther Sturm

Esther Rose (Rosie) Sturm of Cathlamet, age 95, died November 18, 2018 at St. John Medical Center in Longview....

 

Wahkiakum Events

By The Wahkiakum Chamber Of Commerce November 23 Holiday Open House “Deck The Hall,” Skamokawa: Redmen Hall ~ Friends Of Skamokawa ~ 360.795.3007 24 Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Cathlamet Main Street ~ Wahkiakum Chamber ~ 360.795.9996 24...

 

High School Football

State 2B Football Playoffs Last week's scores Toledo 34, Tri-Cities Prep 23 Kalama 31, NW Christian 6 Napavine 20, Chewelah 14 Adna 34, Onalaska 12 Saturday Semifinals Both at Tumwater HS Toledo vs. Kalama 1 p.m. Napavine vs. Adna 4 p.m. State 1B...

 

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