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Articles from the December 22, 2022 edition

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Garden center coming in the spring

Though winter is officially with us, activity at the coming Puget Island Gardens is anything but dormant. Gene and Dawn O'Neil, along with their assistant Natalie Fink, are busy dreaming, planning,...

 
 By Jamie Nelson    News    December 22, 2022

Council declares vacancy, adopts 2023 budget

Cathlamet town council members will be looking for an additional member to join their ranks in 2023. At their December 19 meeting, the council declared a vacancy in Council Position #3, formerly held by CeCelia Raglin. The action was taken in...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 22, 2022

County commission lobbies for increased funding for ferry

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday lobbied the chair of the state legislature's transportation committee for increased funding for county transportation services. The State of Washington covers 80 percent of ferry operation costs, but state st...

 

Lady Mules win 2 of 3

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team followed two wins with a loss this week. Last Wednesday, the Lady Mules traveled to Kalama and beat the Chinooks 57-46. "The Kalama game was a lot of fun,"...

 

Recounts make little difference

A recount requested by Joe Kent, who lost the race for U.S. Representative for Washington’s 3rd Congressional District to Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, did not change the outcome of the election. Instead, the undertaking, which cost Kent more than $48,5...

 

Reject seaplane base at Cathlamet

To The Eagle: We are concerned Cathlamet residents who love this city we call home. But while I am an aviation enthusiast myself (but not a pilot), my family and I wanted to urge our fellow citizens to contact and petition the county commissioners to...

 

Local wordsmith will be missed

To The Eagle: Nearing age 80 one gets used to friends passing but when they do it always causes new pain. Some more than others. I received an email from Judy Brawn telling me that Howard had passed away peacefully a week before the beautifully...

 

Mr. Brawn wore his love of country on his sleeve

To The Eagle: I was saddened to learn of the passing of Howard Brawn in last week’s Wahkiakum Eagle. I will miss his insightful thoughts put to pen in his frequent letters to the editor; those letters were informative, not nasty or hateful as some...

 

Remind the government they are employees

To The Eagle: We all know for the money we spend on private businesses, we always get something in return like clothing, dining, etc. It also goes to pay salaries for their laborers. When private business is not prospering, depending on the...

 

Visitor receives aid

To The Eagle: On a trip from the Long Beach Peninsula to a doctor's appointment in Vancouver last week, my oil light went on, so I drove into Cathlamet, looking for a gas station. I stopped at the Windermere office and had the great good luck of...

 

PUD staff describe state of the utility

Dennis Reid swore the oath of office after reelection to his position as a member of the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, and General Manager Dan Kay and Auditor Erin Wilson gav...

 

Mule boys win 2, climb in rankings

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team won two more games this week and found themselves rated the number 10 team among 2B schools in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Rating Percentage Index (RPI), which uses a formula of the...

 

Hope everyone has a happy Christmas

BEEN COLD--I hope you survived the arctic blast that we had last week, as it certainly was chilly around these parts. Those low 20 degree temperatures certainly make my ole bones ache, along with making those roads slick with ice and heavy frost. By...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Wahkiakum Planning Commission, Courthouse, 6 p.m. Wahkiakum...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair! Wow, it is almost Christmas; things will be pretty quiet at the fairgrounds for the rest of the year. On January 14 we will have the monthly Flea Market and Sale in the T-Building. Tables are still only $10 and all you need...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Christmas time can be intense. Just finding time to shop, decorate, pick up family members at the airport, make cookies, attend seasonal services or events, hosting family who've come to stay,...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 22, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 12 — 12:52 a.m. A deputy and the Cathlamet ambulance aided a Rosedale resident who was having...

 

Darcy Tischer

Darcy Rae Tischer died December 3, 2022, in Vancouver Hospice with her family by her side after a long battle with health issues. Darcy was born to Lee and Diane Tischer in Longview on July 26, 1984....

 

Greg Wika

Gregory Alan Wika was born at Cowlitz General Hospital in Longview, on July 17, 1952 and died December 12, 2022 at the age of 70. His father, Oswald K. Wika (Ozzie) and his mother, Phyllis A. Foster...

 

Anne Allen

Anne Allen, 58, of Cathlamet, died December 12, 2022. She was born Ann Leslie Hummels to parents Les and Lucille Hummels of Woodland, and joined siblings Dean, Gene and Merry and then six years later, sister Carrie. Anne attended Woodland schools...

 

Lions Club Student of the Month

The Wahkiakum Lions Club is honoring Ruby Christianson as their November Student of The Month. Pictured is President Terri Elfers as she presents Ruby with a certificate of achievement and a check...

 

HS and MS students invited to compete in chess tourney

Wahkiakum County youth from grades 6-12 are invited to compete in the Southwest Washington High School and Middle School Chess Championships. The chess tournament, a Regional State Qualifier, will be held Saturday, February 4 at Centralia College....

 

Students invited to participate in 4-H kick-off

Wahkiakum County and Naselle youth, grades K-12, are invited with their families to participate in the Wahkiakum County 4-H Kick-Off, at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds, Saturday, January 7, 10 a.m. to noon. Youth will have the opportunity to try a...

 

TNT presents history of the local ferry

The Clatsop County Historical Society’s Thursday Night Talks (TNT) on January 19, 2023, presents the history of the ferry connection between Cathlamet, Puget Island and Westport, Oregon. The Clatsop County Historical Society’s TNT lecture series...

 

Local leader helps deliver community banking message to nation's capital

The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) recently announced that community banker Denise Portmann, President & CEO of Bank of the Pacific in Aberdeen, was elected to the ICBA Federal Delegate Board. ICBA is the nation’s voice for...

 

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