Articles from the December 27, 2018 edition

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2018 in photos

From The Eagle's files, here are photo memories for some of the highlights of 2018. We live in an active and interesting area, don't we? Above March: Contractors move an osprey nest on the Puget...

 

Here we are another week!

The best laid plans of mice and men go oft astray, the old saying goes, and that applied to The Eagle this week. With the Christmas holiday wreaking havoc on our production schedule, we had hoped to catch a bit of vacation time by combining two...

 

Schools explore community based learning concept

By Diana Zimmerman Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors heard about career development, student field trips, and plans for an orchard and garden expansion when they met December 18. Wahkiakum High School Principal Stephanie Leitz and Graduati...

 

Land trust, commission discuss restoration goals

Wahkiakum County Commissioners met last Wednesday with representatives from Columbia Land Trust (CLT) to discuss common goals and local projects. CLT owns property in the Grays River and the Elochoman valleys. “Within the last year or so, we’ve t...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

In last week's edition, Evan Quigley was listed as the seventh winner of the Iron Mule award in an article last week. He was actually the sixth winner of the award....

 

Sheriff's Report, December 27, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: December 17 — 8:48 a.m. The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife was notified after a caller found...

 

Below average snowpack expected region wide

From The Columbia Basin Bulletin Warm and dry has been the story for the Pacific Northwest in recent weeks, contributing to a region-wide snowpack deficit that may continue for months to come, according to speakers participating in a drought and...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    December 27, 2018

County plans to sell suprlus Cathlamet house

Wahkiakum County commissioners will hold a public hearing Jan. 8 to consider declaring the Johnson House surplus and putting it up for sale. The two-story building, at 80 Division Street, had been used as an extension of Health and Human Services...

 

Chamber of Commerce sets annual crab feed

Tickets are on sale for the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce's 34th annual crab and oyster feed. The event will be held February 16 at the Norse Hall, 444 SR409, on Puget Island. The feed has seatings at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 per...

 

WSU Extension offers forest stewardship coach

WSU Cooperative Extension is offering a comprehensive university-based forestry class which will run Jan. 24-March 7. The class will be presented 6-9 p.m. on Thursdays (first class at 5:30 p.m), and it will include a March 2 field trip. According to...

 

PI bridge painting pauses for the winter

Beginning Friday, Dec. 21, both lanes of travel across the SR 409 Puget Island bridge was reopened to traffic last Friday as painting crews stopped work for the winter. "Due to inclement weather...

 

Lady Mules win 2, then suffer 1st loss

Wahkiakum basketball teams traveled to the east side of the state last week to play Colfax and participate in a tournament hosted by Colton, a 1B school. The Lady Mules beat Colfax 73-46 on Thursday. Macie Elliott scored 25 points and had 10 assists...

 

Mule boys win 1 of 3 on eastside trip

Wahkiakum basketball teams traveled to the east side of the state last week to play Colfax and participate in a tournament hosted by Colton, a 1B school. On Thursday, the boys basketball team lost to Colfax 64-54. “I’ve seen a lot of improvement...

 

Donald T. Zilmer

Donald Theodore Zilmer of Aberdeen passed away Saturday, December 1st, 2018 at Grays Harbor Community Hospital. He was 85. Donald was born on March 9, 1933 to Otto and Lydia Zilmer in Belgrade, MN...

 

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