Articles from the December 28, 2023 edition

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"People, pipes, and poles"

The Wahkiakum County PUD held their State of the Utility on Tuesday, Dec. 19, with the commissioners and entire staff on hand to hear the report. “This is just a big thank you to the commissioners and the staff for all the hard work they’ve put...

 

Town seeks long-term home

The future of the Cathlamet Town Hall is up in the air after an inspection uncovered leaks and mold. On Monday, Dec. 18, the town council agreed to a temporary fix; approving a five year lease for space in the Scarborough Building. Town employees...

 

Volunteers prepare holiday meals

Volunteers for the West End Food Pantry prepared holiday meals last Friday. Pictured here are Cheryl Tutka, Jamie VanBuhler, Paula Marx-Rush, Mark Erickson, and Pearl Blackburn. Photo courtesy of...

 

Added protections coming for old-growth forests under federal plans

About 25% of all the remaining old-growth trees across all national forests and grasslands in the lower 48 states are in national forests in the Northwest that are managed by federal agencies. (U.S....

 

Wilson aims to revive 'Sunshine' public records panel

From the Chinook Observer Responding to complaints that the Washington Legislature doesn’t care about public records issues, Sen. Jeff Wilson, R-Longview, has introduced a bill that aims to revitalize the state’s ‘Sunshine Committee....

 

Library resumes storytime

The Cathlamet Public Library invites community members with small children to toddler and preschool storytime, Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. at the library. The library will be open for additional hours this winter, from 10 a.m. to noon...

 

Corrections, Clarifications

Tyson Vogeler’s recent letter (“Readers deserve better, Dec. 21) was written in response to Karen Bertroch’s Dec. 7 article “School board swears in two new members” and not her Oct. 26 school board opinion piece. We regret any...

 

Local skaters are getting their own park

Ramps, half pipes, and quarter pipes will finally be installed in a long hoped for skatepark at Erickson Park in early 2024. Mayor David Olson thanked Lee Tischer, now a Wahkiakum County Commissioner, and everyone else involved in fundraising and...

 

Wahkiakum 4-H, WSU Extension enjoy a fruitful partnership

On Dec. 19, the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors learned how a Career Connect Washington grant, which was just renewed for a second cycle, is benefiting students at the district and at Naselle/Grays River Valley School District thanks to...

 

Happy New Year!

MERRY CHRISTMAS! As I begin to write, it is actually Christmas Day, a very wet and blustery one, so I hope my power stays on long enough to finish it up and send it in. There is a high wind warning for this evening, so I'm planning on “batting...

 

Sheriff's Report, December 28, 2023

December 18 8:18 a.m. A Deep River resident received a note from a postal carrier about dead animals being left around his mailbox. The caller believed it had been going on for nearly a year and suspected that a neighbor might be responsible. 3:05 p....

 

Commercial crabbing start pushed in 2024

From the Chinook Observer The commercial crabbing season around the mouth of the Columbia River will begin either Jan. 15 or Feb. 1 after sampling found that local crab are slow to put on meat. A Dec. 20 meeting of Washington, Oregon and California...

 

Downriver Dispatches

School board news At the last Naselle/Grays River school board meeting, Bob Torppa was elected Chair, and Amy Hunt, Vice-Chair. Both have had years of experience serving on the School Board. Deep...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Westside Play & Learn Group, Valley Bible Church, 9:30-11 a.m. West End Food Pantry, Johnson Park, 1- 5 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m....

 

Ralph Kenner

Ralph Franklin Kenner, of Puget Island, died peacefully on Dec. 21, 2023. Graveside services will be held at Greenwood Cemetary on Jan. 5, at noon. A gathering at the Norse Hall on Puget Island will follow....

 

VFW Post 5297 presents awards to student essayists

Submitted by Bill Tawater On Dec. 20, at the J.C. Wendt Middle and Elementary School multi-purpose room, Wahkiakum Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5297 Commander Bill Tawater, Post Chaplain Dave Tutka,...

 

Mules take their strong season into a new year

The Wahkiakum Mules boys basketball team is 5-2 over all, and 3-1 in their conference following another win on Thursday against Onalaska in front of a home crowd. The Mules beat the Loggers 73-31. "I...

 

Mules lose to Cardinals

The Wahkiakum Mules girls basketball team lost two more games on the road this week. On Wednesday in Winlock, the Mules lost to the Cardinals, 33-23, and on Friday, they traveled to Toutle Lake and lost to the Ducks, 55-21. The girls return to play...

 

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