Articles from the November 23, 2023 edition

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 By Will Lohre    News    November 23, 2023

Incident at Beaver Dock narrowly avoids oil spill into Columbia

A vessel that strayed from its course while traveling upriver collided with the Beaver Dock near Clatskanie, nearly resulting in the spill of thousands of gallons of oil into the Columbia River. The...

 
 By Ian Brandon    News    November 23, 2023

County seeks bids for new internet and phone system

The Wahkiakum County Commissioners met before the Thanksgiving holiday in a brief session. Work continues on the Hope Center as Health and Human Services settles into the building. Duncan Cruickshank asked the commissioners to authorize a request...

 

Mayor urges council to build new town hall

There was a lot to unpack at the nearly four hour Town of Cathlamet meeting on Monday including a preliminary discussion about a possible remediation of the existing town hall after an inspection...

 

Morning light

Sunrise on the Cathlamet Channel. Photo by Ian Brandon...

 

Have Americans learned the lessons of history?

To The Eagle: Adolf Hitler and the Nazis used incendiary rhetoric, lies and violence to gain power in Germany. Hitler’s primary target for rhetorical persecution was the Jews, but the list of the condemned eventually grew to include gypsies, gays, n...

 

An ideal defined in the mind of every American

To The Eagle: Mr. Schreiber’s “What MAGA Means To Me” and his contention that “There’s nothing less factual then a liberal-minded person describing what MAGA is really about,” is exactly wrong. An observer outside of MAGA’s other-worldly...

 

Covid, flu shots available

Flu shots are now available at Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, but their regular vaccine clinic is still on hiatus. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 360-795-6207 or 360- 795-8630. The Cathlamet Pharmacy is offering flu...

 

School district saves big time on buses

Wahkiakum School District is improving their bus fleet one at a time thanks to a depreciation program, and it is paying off in surprising ways. “Our maintenance costs are down significantly,” Sup...

 

Public utilities budget approved without rate hikes

Steady rates at Wahkiakum County Public Utilites District was good news for the Board of Commissioners as they approved a nearly $8.5 million dollar budget for 2024 this week. Commissioner Dennis...

 

Popular photography exhibit extended

The Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco will extend its special exhibit “Chinuk Ntsayka! We are Chinook: Photographs by Amiran White.” The well-received exhibit was set to end on Nov. 11, but will continue until Dec. 16 due to its popularity....

 

Library hosts holiday themed stories and crafts

On Saturday, December 2, the Cathlamet Library will host holiday festivities downtown. Patrons are invited to storytime and a free holiday craft session at the Cathlamet Pioneer Center behind the Library at 125 Columbia Street. A holiday-themed...

 

Wahkiakum Black Friday

WET BEGINNING. As I started this column, it was a gloomy and damp Sunday morning after a very wet and windy Saturday night. Thankfully, by afternoon, we got to see some sunshine; that was a welcome break. By the time you read this, it's supposed to...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 23, 2023

November 12 8:56 p.m. A resident on Greenwood Road said they saw sparks from the power line and their power flickered. The PUD was notified. November 13 2:14 a.m. A caller had photos of possible burglary tools and a meth pipe. 7:32 a.m. The Grays Riv...

 

Downriver Dispatches

A Veteran's Navy Reunion Joel and Noreen Fitts of Grays River recently returned from a trip to Sparks, Nevada where a Naval Reunion was held at the Nugget Casino. All the sailors from the USS Hancock...

 

Parade, tree lighting to coincide

Tis the season for the annual lighted Christmas Parade! The event is set to begin at 5 p.m. at the Elochoman Slough Marina on Saturday, Dec. 2. The parade planning committee is still looking for...

 

Port 2 gears up for Christmas and a new year

Wahkiakum County Port 2 staff are gearing up for their annual Christmas light show, which will open Dec. 1 at Vista Park and continue through the end of the month. The theme this year is penguins,...

 

Mules' Carlson named MVP

One Wahkiakum football player and two Naselle coaches received top honors in All League selections recently. Zakk Carlson, the senior quarterback for the Wahkiakum Mules football team this season was...

 

Comets close out a strong season

The Naselle Comets football team ended their season on Saturday after losing 98-44 to the second-ranked Wilbur-Creston-Keller Wildcats in the quarterfinals of the State 1B tournament. The Comets went 10-2 this year. It was the final season for...

 

Alice Seaberg

Alice Olivia Seaberg 77, of Longview died on October 29, at St John Medical Center. Alice was born to Joseph and Rose (Larson) Neely on October 31, 1945, in Ilwaco WA. She attended school in Skamokawa and Cathlamet, graduating from Wahkiakum High...

 

Tyler Heagy

Tyler James Heagy, 37, of Lacey, died on November 12, 2023 in a Lacey Hospital. He was born in Longview on July 8, 1986 to Terry and Mary (Sibert) Heagy. Tyler graduated from Wahkiakum High School in 2004. He loved life and lit up a room when he...

 

Only you can put Smokey Bear on a license plate

Washington drivers could one day be carrying Smokey Bear's image and message on their license plates to help reduce the number of wildfires started by people. An effort launched Monday would create a...

 

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