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Articles from the December 3, 2020 edition

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Inslee extends restrictions, announces economic help

Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday announced additional economic supports for workers and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Inslee also announced a three-week extension of the state’s current restrictions which will now be in place until Januar...

 

Tree Lighting Festival

The annual Tree Lighting Festival was held on Saturday, with thanks from the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce and the Wahkiakum PUD who decorated the tree in front of the Wahkiakum County Courthouse....

 

Skamokawa water expansion nearly complete

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners got an update on the water consolidation project in Skamokawa, discussed a variety of issues, and agreed on Tuesday that they would not accept an award offered by the Public Works Board to fund a...

 

Commissioners plough through business

The Wahkiakum County Board of Commissioners handled a bit of business and got updates about covid-19 and changes at the Family Health Center on Tuesday. Superior Court Clerk Kay Holland recently approached the commissioners about a $19,000 jury...

 

Covid-19 update

According to the Washington Department of Health website, there were 35 confirmed cases of covid-19 in Wahkiakum County as of Tuesday. The website is not reporting the number of tests conducted at this time. Pacific County has reported 446 cases so...

 

Masks are a proven means of preventing disease spread

To The Eagle: Cholera is a terrible infectious diarrhea caused by the toxic cholera bacterium. It causes 3 million cases and 95,000 deaths each year worldwide. Unfiltered, untreated drinking water is the leading cause of cholera contagion. In India,...

 

Local and national Covid rates cited

To The Eagle: U.S. Covid deaths by age group: 55 & older: 92 percent - 25 and younger: 0.5 percent. U.S. Covid recovery rate: Under 70: 99 percent - Over 70: 94 percent. U.S. Covid death rate (approx) 0.2 percent. Covid in Wahkiakum county...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

Last week in a story about the Christmas Star program, it was reported that the program was originally run by the Wahkiakum County Sheriff's Department. It was not a department program; rather it was coordinated by two people who happened to work in...

 

Local firefighters travel to battle summer fires in the east

The old man and his dog are an indelible image. M.D. Johnson, 56, and Joseph Savelio, who graduated from Wahkiakum High School this spring, were part of a wild land fire fighting strike team...

 

Santa's coming; please shop local

COOL BUT DRY--We started out the first of this week with a nippy 32 degrees but at least it was dry. That's not the case with how the work week is starting however, as it's a bit soggy. We are supposed to have a fairly dry week though, so that will...

 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following events: Online Recovery Meeting, Lower Columbia...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving. I am sad to say we are canceling the Christmas Bazaar at the fairgrounds this Saturday. However the Fair Foundation would like me to let you know they have their wreaths, swags...

 

Nature Matters event set for December 10

Nature Matters virtual season continues with botanist and ecologist David Lebo, as he talks about the biology, ecology, and identification of macrofungi of the Oregon Coast that produce the diversity of mushrooms that are encountered in coastal...

 

Downriver Dispatches

2020 Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative Community Survey Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, in collaboration with Wahkiakum Community Network is asking county residents (adults 18 and older) to provide important feedback on views of...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 3, 2020

November 23 – 12:21 a.m. A Cathlamet resident reported that she was receiving threats from her ex-boyfriend’s wife. 1:11 p.m. A caller reported that someone was skinning a deer along SR 4 near the water treatment plant. 1:23 p.m. A caller at...

 

WDFW check stations find and decontaminate record number of mussel-infested boats in 2020

WDFW check stations find and decontaminate record number of mussel-infested boats in 2020 The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic invasive species (AIS) unit in 2020 detected more boats than ever fouled with non-native organisms. W...

 

Everett Hilker

Everett William Hilker was born in Rising Sun, Indiana, On June 26, 1943 on a bed behind his aunt's kitchen stove. He had three older sisters. Rosalie was 15 years old, Julia was 12 years old, and...

 

Med-project launches statewide program to provide safe medicine collection & disposal

Med-project launches statewide program to provide safe medicine collection & disposal On November 21 the Medication Education & Disposal Project (MED-Project) launched a statewide program to offer Washington State residents free services to dispose...

 

Library announces curbside only services

The Cathlamet Public Library has announced that due to COVID concerns and the wellbeing of staff and volunteers, the library will offer only curbside service effective immediately. Materials for return can be placed in the book drop at the back of...

 

WHS Honor Roll announced

The Wahkiakum High School first term honor roll for the 2020-2021 school year has been announced. Those earning a 4.0 grade point average were: 9th grade: Zakkary Carlson, Nathan Garrett, Svetlana Goldinov and Lilian Hale; 10th grade: Abigail Ames, S...

 

Working Washington Small Business Grant Round 3

Washington Department of Commerce has funded a third round of grants to support small businesses with annual revenues less than $5 million in 2019. Grant amounts will not exceed $20,000 total per business and are made possible by the Federal CARES...

 

Wahkiakum 4-H Leader of the Year

Wahkiakum 4-H has chosen Jim Moten as Leader of the Year for 2020. Moten has been a 4-H leader for 13 years. He is heavily involved in 4-H Market Sale and with projects such as goats, swine and...

 

Philip Vik

Philip Arthur Vik was born on March 9th, 1943 in Portland, Oregon. He was the first child of Art and Margaret Vik. He attended the Puget Island Schoolhouse until it was closed and students were transf...

 

Holiday Magic

Here are more photos from the annual Tree Lighting Festival that was held on Saturday, Photos by Diana Zimmerman....

 

Wahkiakum County added three more covid-19 cases on Thursday

Wahkiakum Health and Human Services reported on Thursday that three more Wahkiakum County residents had tested positive for covid-19, for a total of 38 cases. All three are in self-quarantine. There is a limited connection to the Wahkiakum School...

 

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