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Articles from the December 9, 2021 edition

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 By Rick Nelson    News    December 9, 2021

Town, county cancel community center lease

Operation of the community center in Cathlamet is up in the air after the Cathlamet Town Council and Wahkiakum County Board of Commissioners voted to cancel their lease for center usage. The town owns the building housing the center, and the county...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 9, 2021

Town council tackles budget, thorny issues

It wasn't easy, but the Cathlamet Town Council ploughed through a variety of business Monday evening, ranging from Butler Street parking lot redesign to initial approval of the 2021 town budgets. Council members received a report from John Hinton of...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 9, 2021

Encumbered lands transfer will benefit counties, wildlife

The Washington Board of Natural Resources on Tuesday voted move 230 acres of county trust timberland into permanent conservation status and compensate counties for loss of the revenue producing timberland. The Washington State Department of Natural...

 

It's time for lights

Bobby Miller of Deep River installing Christmas lights on his barn on SR4 just past the Deep River highway bridge. He and daughter June installed them as they have been put up for many years. Photo...

 

Covid update: 2 new cases; county vaccination rate lags behind state rate

There were two more cases of covid-19 reported in Wahkiakum County on Monday, bringing the cumulative total to 263 with three cases considered potentially active. The number of hospitalizations and deaths attributed to covid-19 in the county stood...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 9, 2021

Agencies prepare to remove leaking barge from Deep River

The Oneida Road boat ramp has closed to the public in an initial step to remove an old barge leaking oil into Deep River. The state Department of Ecology learned Nov. 4 that oil was covering vegetation along Deep River and determined it originated fr...

 

PUD reviews Clean Energy Implementation Plan

Wahkiakum County PUD held two public hearings on Tuesday morning to start their meeting, first to hear public comment regarding their first Clean Energy Implementation Plan and second for public comment on redistricting. “The Clean Energy...

 

Sheriff's Report

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: November 28 — 1:29 a.m. An alarm was activated at a Puget Island address, but was quickly canceled by the alarm...

 

Wahkiakum Menus

BREAKFAST Monday--French Toast Sticks or Cold Cereal. Tuesday--Yogurt & Graham Cracker or Cold Cereal. Wednesday--Blueberry Muffin or Cold Cereal. Thursday--Mule Muffin or Cold Cereal. Friday--Cinni-Mini Bagels or Cold Cereal. LUNCH All lunch...

 

N/GRV School Menus

N/GRV School Menus BREAKFAST Breakfast comes with fresh fruit, milk and juice. Mon.--WG Banana Bread or Cold Cereal. Tues.--Blueberry Bagel or Cold Cereal. Wed.--Waffles w/Syrup or Cold Cereal. Thur.--Egg & Cheese Bagel or Cold Cereal. Fri.--Yogurt...

 

Downriver Dispatches: News of Western Wahkiakum County and Naselle

Photo of the Week: The metalcraft piece “Sasquatch” was made by Glenn Miller as a gift to his father, Bobby Miller. Glenn’s art pieces are for sale at Englund Marine in Astoria where whales,...

 

Skamokawa News: Last weekend for Redmen Hall event

NIPPY--We woke up Sunday morning to temperatures below freezing so it was definitely a reminder that one needs an extra blanket on their bed and to put on some warmer apparel when they go outside! The rest of the week is looking mighty wet, so we...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. This will be a busy weekend at the fairgrounds. Friday the drive-thru Christmas lights will open at 5 and run until 8. The fair board members worked hard to get the lights up in the rain last weekend. Then on Saturday...

 

The Eagle Calendar

December 9, 2021 through December 16, 2021 The Eagle urges all organizations to inform us of any changes in your schedule since the covid restrictions. THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd &...

 
 By Toni Below    Opinion    December 9, 2021

We will get back to living our lives of freedom

To The Eagle: I canceled my subscription to the TDN a while back because of its propaganda, bias and misinformation in politics and coronavirus. However, TDN does send me emails on a daily basis of headline news with the hope that I will renew my sub...

 
 By R. Fritz    Opinion    December 9, 2021

India reports best recovery rate world wide

To The Eagle: Bold statements need checking. JBB says “This is now a pandemic of the unvaccinated.” That is flat out mis-information. Bill of Responsibility requires the whole truth. Sweden’s Umeå University study found after six months...

 

Fire departments taking Santa for a ride this weekend

It’s likely Santa has met a few firefighters in his day, considering how much time he spends going in and out of chimneys. Maybe that’s why he agreed to travel Wahkiakum highways and byways with crews from all the local fire departments this...

 

Shoeboxes of Joy started for the elderly

Season Long is starting up a Wahkiakum chapter of Shoeboxes of Joy, a Christmas program with origins in Pacific County. Shoeboxes of Joy was created by a woman named De Ann Kettwig, who, according to information provided by Long, was looking for a...

 

Medical student awarded scholarship

Jordyn Wirkkala is one of four medical students to be awarded $5,000 from the Dr. Burr Field Scholarship Fund for 2021. Wirkkala attends the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of...

 

Lady Mules win 2, lose 1

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team is off to a running start with two wins and a loss this week. The Lady Mules traveled to Hockinson last Thursday and lost a close game 40-37. "I thought we...

 

Mule boys go 1 and 1 to start season

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team split games this week, facing Forks at home last Wednesday and traveling to Vancouver on Monday to take on King's Way. Last Wednesday, the Mules beat a...

 

Mule wrestling opens with strong efforts

The Wahkiakum Mules wrestling team traveled to Longview to participate at the Three Rivers Classic Tournament. The tournament, hosted at Mark Morris High School, was the first meet of the season for...

 
 By Eagle Staff    News    December 9, 2021

High School Sports

NHS Boys Basketball Subject to change December 9 Firm Foundation 6:00 11 MM Knight 6:00 13 at Mossyrock 16 Col. Adventist 18 at Toledo 5:45 20 Yakama Nation 4:00 22 Ilwaco 29 Oakville at Willapa Valley 3:30 30 at Winlock 3:30 January 4 at Willapa Val...

 

Age-Adjusted Rates of COVID-19-Associated Hospitalizations by Vaccine Status

Following are US Center for Disease Control and Prevention summaries of study results comparing the correlation between vaccination and non-vaccination for covid-19 patients in hospitalizations and...

 

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