The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

Articles from the November 25, 2021 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 26



 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

County fair awarded $250,000 grant

Wahkiakum County Fair Manager Patty Dursteler was still practically bursting with joy on Saturday about the really good news she got last Wednesday when she opened her email at work. The Department...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Cathlamet man charged with illegal gun sales

Cathlamet resident Trevor Batchelor was arrested on November 17 when the Lower Columbia SWAT team served a search warrant at his home on Columbia Street along with the agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and LPD...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

School board studies building repair financing

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met on Monday to continue their discussion about how they might fund improvements to their aging buildings, to hear a summary on the 2020-2021 budget, and honor one of their members who was finishing...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Lighting festival Saturday in Cathlamet

Come downtown this Saturday for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, which is taking place in its usual spot in front of the Wahkiakum County Courthouse in Cathlamet. Beginning at 4:30 p.m., Wahkiakum High School alum Laurie Miller will lead the...

 

Ferry service update

The ferry Oscar B. this week carried some construction equipment which is being used to assist a contractor making improvements to the landing ramp at Westport. Ferry service has been closed as crews...

 

Community Center is a critical facility

To The Eagle: What I learned from the Cathlamet Town Council meeting of Monday, November 15, was that the public officials responsible for maintaining the renovated old Fire Hall building (Library/Community Center) know very little about the...

 

What damage was done to our electoral system?

To The Eagle: It seems the inmates still rule the asylum. Acquitted recently of all charges, Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17 year old minor in possession of an illegally purchased AR-15 rifle, went looking for trouble in riot plagued Kenosha, Wisconsin. He ho...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    November 25, 2021 

Covid-19 update

There was one new case of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County on Monday, according to Wahkiakum Health and Human Services. This brings the cumulative total to 261, with seven cases considered to be potentially active. So far, there have been 16...

 

Eddy takes oath of office

Wahkiakum County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Bigelow this week administered an oath of office to his new deputy, Shannon Eddy. Eddy has spent the last two years in charge of prosecutions in the Adams...

 

Christmas tree lighting Saturday in Cathlamet

NICE BREAK--As I begin this column, we are having a nice break from the rain. While it was so foggy in West Valley on Sunday morning that it blocked our television reception for a bit. It did clear up and warmed up some and wound up to be a pretty...

 

The Eagle Calendar

The Eagle urges all organizations to inform us of any changes in your schedule since the covid restrictions. THURSDAY Happy Thanksgiving! FRIDAY River City Strippers, quilting group, St. Catherine Catholic Church, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. AA Meeting, Hope Cen...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Wow! What a turnout for Turkey Bingo. Thanks to everyone who came out and played. Lots of fun was had by everyone even though we ran out of propane. Thanks to all the sponsors for all of the raffle donations and an extra huge thank you to Walmart in...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Congratulations, Comets: The Naselle Comet football team traveled across the state to Pomeroy last weekend and came home with a 72-42 victory. They advance to the state Class 1B semifinals. They'll...

 
 By Karen Bertroch    News    November 25, 2021 

Covid protocol debate continues for Naselle board

At a meeting held Nov. 16 at the Naselle school, the district board of directors heard public comments from a group of approximately 25 individuals who continued to voice ongoing concerns with state pandemic response protocols that they perceive as...

 

FAFF presents three Sundays of Christmas

The Naselle Finnish American Folk Festival presents its annual Christmas Concert and Tour of Homes on Sunday, December 5 at the Naselle Community Center, 14 Parpala Road, Naselle. The concert will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the NCC with Carl Wirkkala and...

 

Wahkiakum High School Honor Roll released

The Wahkiakum High School first quarter honor roll for the 2021-2022 school year has been announced. 4.0 grade – point average: 9th grade: Russell Morrison; 10th grade: Nathan Garrett, Lilian Hale; 11th grade: Abigail Ames; 12th Grade: Megan...

 

Local program to resume

The “Wahkiakum Outdoors” program is restarting after an almost 2-year hiatus. The upcoming series of presentations is sponsored by the Wahkiakum Marine Resources Committee. The Wahkiakum Outdoors lecture/discussion program provided a series of...

 

Mini Mules close out season

Submitted by Brad Moon On October 30 the Wahkiakum Mini-Mules wrapped up their 2021 season, by defeating Longview 6-0 in another defensive shutout. The win secured Wahkiakum third place in their...

 

Sheriff's Report, November 25, 2021

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 14 — 11:09 p.m. A woman called from a Rosedale business. She didn’t want to go home, stating that sh...

 

Free, self-administered covid tests offered

Rapid, self-administered covid-19 tests are now available in Wahkiakum County, the county health department announced Tuesday. Residents can order their free covid-19 test kits while supplies last at SayYesCovidHomeTest.org. The Say Yes! Covid Test...

 

LCC Fighting Smelt find success at competitive regional tournament

The Lower Columbia College Fighting Smelt Speech & Debate Team finished competing at their most recent tournament hosted by Linfield University. Regarded as one of the most competitive regional tournaments in the season, the 91st annual Mahaffey...

 

Comets reach finals

The Naselle Comet football team traveled across the state to Pomeroy last weekend and came home with a 72-42 victory. They advance to the state Class 1B semifinals. The 9-1 Comets will head to Moses Lake this Saturday for a 1 p.m. game against 10-0...

 

Winter sports begin

Practice for winter sports has started at Wahkiakum High School. The boys basketball team had the court from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Monday, while the wrestling team was busy doing stair laps. The...

 

November sights

Right: white-tail buck keeps an eye on this Puget Island neighborhood, and below, more white-tails pause in their foraging. Photos courtesy of Sarah Lawrence....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021

Rendered 11/30/2021 01:19