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

Articles from the December 12, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 22 of 22



Santa Lucia festival brings in the light

When I first arrived at the Appelo Archives Museum my thoughts were to get photos of Santa and the children and write a few words about the event in Downriver Dispatches and that would be the end of...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 12, 2019

Commissioners talk junk car ordinance, Johnson Park heating

Wahkiakum County commissioners addressed issues ranging from junk vehicles to transportation funding when they met Tuesday. In response to a question from an Elochoman Valley resident, Health and Human Services Director Chris Bischoff said a...

 

State adopts plan for murrelet habitat; county trusts included

The Washington State Board of Natural Resources adopted a long-term conservation strategy for the marbled murrelet and set the sustainable harvest level for state trust lands in western Washington at its meeting Dec. 3. The state Department of...

 

Please don't clearcut the Island dikes

To The Eagle: I love our beautiful Island. One of my favorite things to do is go for a cruise around it. There is a lot of eye candy on this jewel. But someone wants to clearcut our dikes. I find no beauty in that. Now, I’m no tree hugger, I make...

 

Clarification from local organization

To The Eagle: A recent mailing entitled “2019 Cathlamet-Area Fund Drive for Wounded Warriors” from the Wounded Warrior Project has caused some confusion and misconceptions among some recipients. Donations to that mailing do not support our local...

 

Endgame ahead

To The Eagle: Unsuited. Unwanted. Unhinged. Unrepentant. Unflushed. Yet. JB Bouchard Puget Island...

 

Casapulla: More stories

Wahkiakum residents Rich and Sharon Casapulla shared stories of his father, Thomas, a trumpet player with ties to big band and vaudeville recently. This is the second installment, where we learn...

 

WSP phone number used in 'spoofing' scam

Late Monday afternoon, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) became aware that a WSP associated phone number is being “spoofed” and fraudulent bomb threats are being made with voicemail instructions to go to a suspicious website in an apparent scam...

 

LCC announces campus closure

Lower Columbia College (LCC) will be closed to the public from December 23 through 27. The College will also be closed on January 1. Winter quarter classes begin on January 6....

 

Last flea market of year at fairgrounds Saturday

FOGGY--As we begin this work week, we've got plenty of foggy mornings in West Valley, but not a lot of heavy rains like our neighbors to the south of us, so I guess I'll take the damp foggy mornings and drier days, rather than the downpours they've...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7:15 p.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 6-7 p.m. Senior Fitnes...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Smalley Family Legacy, Part I This is by no means a complete story of this strong pioneer family, but will serve to illustrate the depths of love this family endured never knowing that their name...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 12, 2019

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 2 – 7:13 a.m. A caller reported an erratic driver on SR 4 heading east in the Skamokawa area. 10:07...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

As a recent transplant to this county, I find myself still becoming accustomed to the weather nuances. It’s enjoyable to me to learn what others consider ‘winter’. I can count quite a few benefits to having a wet winter over a snow filled one,...

 

Death Notice for Carl Smith

Former Cathlamet resident Carl Andrew Smith, was born August 4, 1919 and died December 2, 2019 in Madras, Ore., where he resided. Death was by natural causes. Graveside services and internment will be held Friday, December 13, 11 a.m., at Yacolt...

 

WSU Leadership Academy program offered

WSU Leadership Academy is a community leadership program designed to help individuals engage and inspire others. Topics include influencing public policy, media relations, economic development, fundraising, meeting facilitation, and conflict...

 

Next In Their Footsteps event set for Dec. 15

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. Historic Winter Transportation by Richard Brenne will be held Sunday, December 15, at 1:00 p.m. Did Lewis and Clark know anyth...

 

Street closures and parking set for lighted parade

The Holiday Market and Wahkiakum Lighted Parade will go on rain or shine at the Elochoman Slough Marina, so bundle up in warm clothes and don’t forget your umbrella. Come early to get your spot and shop the many vendors and kids activities at the...

 

Mule girls open with two wins

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team started the season with two very different wins this week. Jansi Merz scored 28 points in the Lady Mules' decisive 67-12 win against Columbia Adventist in...

 

Mule boys overpower Rochester in opener

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team showed the home crowd what they could do when they rolled over Rochester 78-39 in their season opener on Saturday. Logan LaBerge led the team with 26 points, s...

 

Wrestler medal in tourneys

The Wahkiakum Mules wrestling team competed in a 16 school tournament in Ocosta on Saturday. The Mule girls and boys teams both took sixth place overall. In individual girls' competition, junior...

 

Tigers cool Comets for state 1B title

A young news editor once told the story: "Sports are like hunting bear with a switch," she said in her Arkansas drawl. "Sometimes you get the bear; sometimes the bear gets you, and sometimes you...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019

Rendered 04/02/2020 13:21