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Articles from the May 14, 2015 edition

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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 14, 2015

Lulu's Burger Shack finding new quarters

When Susan “Lulu” Briggs and her daughter, Amber Nara shook hands on a five year with option to buy lease with the owner of what had been Mace’s Drive-In, they thought their troubles were over. They were wrong. “We initially found this on Fac...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 14, 2015

Commissioners OK hiring, Chamber pact

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday authorized Assessor Bill Coons to hire an experienced appraiser to fill a vacancy on his staff. Appraiser Michelle Lobue is moving from the area, and Coons wanted to fill the position with a candidate with ov...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 14, 2015

Sisters open coffee shop at Vista Park

Nicole Burkhalter and Rachel Katyryniuk are bringing coffee to Skamokawa. Their business, Ship Channel Coffee, is located in a new food cart at Vista Park and the two are just about ready for their...

 

Their system is forever unworkable

To The Eagle: Suppose you tasked a group of bankers to devise a money system for a nation, a system in which the bankers would have complete control. This leaves it to them to come up with a system that would be very good for bankers but not so good...

 

Sad headline

To The Eagle: Am I surprised? No, but very disappointed. So much talk of a smaller government, het the ‘machine’ keeps growing, adding to the cost of “protecting” us from ourselves. The biosolid decision is an example of government telling...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 14, 2015

Candidates start filing for elections

Candidates for positions on fall election ballots started filing for office on Monday. As of Tuesday noon, filings included: --Lee Tischer, Port District No. 2 board of commissioners; --Tom Blalock, Cemetery District No. 2 board of commissioners;...

 

Ribbon cutting at the yoga studio

Sarah Parson wielded the scissors for the Chamber of Commerce sponsored ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of her yoga studio, Rain River Yoga, Tuesday in Cathlamet. Holding the ribbon are...

 

White-tail run is Saturday at 8:30

GREAT DAYS--We had a great batch of sunny, dry days for Mother's Day weekend and from all the pictures I saw and things I read, it looked like everyone was enjoying them fully. Who would have guessed that we would be sitting in 80 degree weather in e...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Lecture Series, Cathlamet Community Center, 101 Main St., 10 a.m. - Noon. Preschool Story & Craft Time, Cathlamet Library, 4 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

 

Letter carrier food drive does very well

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for the Naselle Comet teams this week includes: Today (Thursday), fastpitch at Ocosta at 3 p.m., middle school track at North Beach League Champs. Go Comets! The Comet Booster Club will meet on Sunday at 5:30 p.m....

 

Sheriff's Report, May 14, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: May 3 — 12:11 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded to a medical alarm at a Puget Island residence. It had...

 
 By Patty Dursteler    News    May 14, 2015

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Soon the fairgrounds will be busy getting ready for the annual Dollars for Scholars. I will be having a clean up day on May 23 from 10 a.m. till noon. At noon we will have a BBQ. I will have a list of projects to be do...

 

Recent graduate

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Ledtke are proud to announce that their daughter, Valle Mae, received a Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training from Florida International University at the Commencement Ceremony held on May 2, 2015. Valle also received the...

 

Meeting time changed

Due to funeral and memorial services being held in Naselle, the Seal River Cemetery Association meeting time has been changed to 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 at the Grays River Fire Hall. Anyone who has family members buried at the cemetery is...

 

Heritage center plans program

The Knappton Cove Heritage Center will be open May 23 for a program, "How Cholera Impacted the Need for a Columbia River Quarantine Station." There will also be displays, and refreshments will be served. The center will be open 1-4 p.m. It is...

 

AGO files response in auditor's recall case

The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) filed a response in the recall case against Auditor Troy Kelley May 6 in Pierce County Superior Court. The AGO is representing Kelley on one of the three allegations against him in the recall: that he did not...

 

On stage

Students in Naselle schools grades 6-12 performed "Murder by Indecision" last week. A spoof on Agatha Christie mysteries, the play had an aging Agatha Crispy struggling to keep the magic going and...

 

Dixie Margaret Glackin Swart

Cathlamet resident Dixie Swart, 72, died May 11, 2015 at the Community Hospice Center after a short battle with gallbladder cancer. A native of Tacoma, Dixie returned to Washington after retiring from a career as an economist in charge of managing...

 

Death Notice for Donald Walter Shanahan

Former resident Donald Walter Shanahan, 88, of Longview died May 10, 2015. Services are pending. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 

Columbia basin water supply drops again

The most recent water supply reports for the Columbia River Basin showed a continuing trend of deteriorating conditions due to warmer-than-average temperatures, below-average precipitation through much of the basin and a rapid, early runoff from...

 

Summer camps still have some openings

Nature Survival and Nature Adventure Camps still have openings and scholarship assistance for July 15-19 and July 22-26 camps. There’s still time to get outdoors and have fun this summer with park camps. Explore the area’s trails, water and...

 

In Their Footsteps event set for May 17 at Fort Clatsop

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop has announced the next In Their Footsteps free speaker series event. This program is Lewis and Clark and Cataclysms on the Columbia presented by Jim O’Connor on Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. in...

 

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