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Articles from the November 24, 2022 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    November 24, 2022 

Town will receive grant for Waterfront Park

Surprise! Just weeks after learning their application for a state Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) grant to construct Waterfront Park had been rated too low for funding, Town of Cathlamet offi...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 24, 2022 

Tree lighting festival Saturday in Cathlamet

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual Tree Lighting Celebration this Saturday in front of the Wahkiakum County Courthouse. Sheriff Mark Howie will start the festivities at 4:30 p.m. The crowd will sing carols until the arrival of...

 

WAAG holiday pet food drive successful

The Wahkiakum Animal Advocate Group held a Holiday Pet Food Drive on Saturday at the Elochoman Slough Marina. They took in $130 in cash donations, 411 pounds of dry food and 390 cans of dog and cat...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 24, 2022 

Our smoke detectors at work

I don’t know why I was so distracted that day. I’ve gotten into this bad habit of popping up the toaster to check the toast. I did it again that day, and pushed it back down before wandering off into another room, puttering, my mind on a million...

 

Democracy survives, but hope for the best

To The Eagle: Democracy survives. Thank you Americans, who came out to vote, denying election deniers a political post. Most of us realized the importance of the election and our future as a democracy. I am also thankful the political ads are done. W...

 

Howie thanks residents for votes

To The Eagle: I am honored by the Wahkiakum County residents who put their trust in me for another four years. Each morning as I put on the badge as your sheriff, I ask God to show me the way, to do right by those we serve, to keep our county safe...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 24, 2022 

Community garden upgrades will benefit local food banks

Thanks to funding secured by Wahkiakum Health and Human Services and volunteers at the Wahkiakum Community Garden, as well as some other Good Samaritans, there will be more fresh produce available at...

 

Very busy weekend scheduled for county

BRR--We have certainly had some chilly temperatures in West Valley this past week and I can say with all certainty that I’m not at all fond of those mid-20 degree temps we were having, as that’s just too cold for me! Plus, what happened to our...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Happy Thanksgiving! FRIDAY River City Strippers, St. Catherine Catholic Church, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. AA Meeting, Hope Center, 7 p.m. SATURDAY Community Library & Computer Center, GRVC at Johnson Park, 1-7 p.m. SUNDAY AA Meeting, The Hope Center,...

 

Do you want to become a Master Gardener?

This is a great opportunity to learn more about plants, meet great people and serve your community, but most of all, have a lot of fun. You will receive over 90 hours of training on all aspects of gardening from edible and ornamental plants to...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Happy Thanksgiving to all! May your day be full of gratitude for all we have in our county, region, state, country, and world. Love is everywhere, but especially in our hearts. I pray for God's...

 
 By Karen Bertroch    News    November 24, 2022 

N/GRV School Board has workshop coming Dec. 6

More than 12 people attended the November 15 school board meeting held in the school library to make hearing the meeting better for all present. Early in the meeting, as the agenda changes were discussed, board member Tyson Vogeler, commented that...

 

Mary Spitzer Dominique

March 26, 1933-November 8, 2022 Our amazing mother, Mary Spitzer Dominique, died on November 8, 2022 of complications from an aneurysm. She was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas to John S. Redfern and...

 

Larry Brewer

Larry Ellis Brewer died November 16, 2022 at his home in Silver Lake, WA, at the age of 81. Larry was born June 25, 1941 in Lodi, Calif., to Ellis and Pauline (McDaniel) Brewer. In 1958 at the age of 17 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and received his...

 

FOS Holiday Open House begins this Friday

The Friends of Skamokawa will host their annual “Deck the Hall” Holiday Open House November 25 through December 11 this year, Fridays and Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 12-4. Enjoy refreshments and the company of friends while shopping and...

 

King tide viewers urged to share photos on MyCoast

King tides are naturally occurring tidal events that bring high water levels to local shores. King tides will occur monthly in November through January. Researchers throughout the region aim to utilize king tides to visualize sea level rise impacts...

 

CWCOG to Host Public Engagement Events on Economic Development Strategy

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments will host a series of public-engagement events for its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy’s (CEDS) planning process. Members of the public are invited to the following locations to learn about...

 

CAC to present concert on December 4

The Clatskanie Arts Commission presents Never Come Down, in concert, Sunday, December 4, 3 p.m., at Birkenfeld Theatre, 75 S. Nehalem in Clatskanie. After a national tour and a showcase at the recent IBMA Awards, the Clatskanie Arts Commission is...

 

Covid-19 update

There were no new cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County in the last week according to the Washington Department of Health, and the cumulative total remains 617. Disclaimer: With the easy accessibility of at home tests, the actual number of...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 24, 2022 

Duck hunter injured by accidental gunshot

Two Cowlitz County men were duck hunting in a small boat in the Elochoman Slough on Sunday morning around 9:45 a.m., according to a press release from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, when one of their shotguns accidentally fired,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 24, 2022 

Seattle bakery coming on pre-order, pop-up tour

If you haven’t heard, Piroshky Piroshky is coming to Cathlamet as part of a Pre-Order Pop-Up tour. The Seattle bakery, which specializes in traditional eastern European baked goods, is celebrating their 30th anniversary by driving to every corner...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 24, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 14 — 5:25 a.m. A car was seen driving westbound in the eastbound lane of SR 4 near Nassa Point. The...

 

CWCOG opens economic vitality survey for residents to share priorities

The Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments is conducting its third Economic Vitality survey to better understand residents’ priorities with respect to economic development, transportation, housing, and other topics. The survey takes...

 

Odessa 76, Comets 74

The Naselle Comet football team came up just short last weekend of advancing to the state Class B1 football semifinal. Principal Justin Laine offered this report: So proud of our Comet players and...

 

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