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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 6, 2022 

PUD board considers Island water source, 2023 budget figures

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners heard from Mike Johnson, an engineer from Gray and Osborne, who gave an update on efforts to locate a secondary water source on Puget Island. Samples were taken from a well on Little Island, and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 6, 2022 

Hot market, new construction drive property value increase

“This may shock you but we have been getting a lot of calls about value,” Wahkiakum County Assessor Bill Coons said. I asked him why property values were going up so much. Anyone watching the real estate market knows that the price of homes has...

 
 By Rick Nelson    Sports    October 6, 2022 

Pirates hold off Mules

The Adna Pirates came to Cathlamet last Friday and left with a 12-6 win in a defensive battle with the Wahkiakum Mule football team. After a scoreless first quarter, the Pirates took the lead on a...

 

Understand the basics before complaining

To The Eagle: I’ve heard lots of people complain about and blame the Biden administration on our current inflation situation. The most recent example was Mr. Schreiber’s Eagle article last week about the price of gas. Gasoline, Natural gas,...

 

Corrections, Clarifications

We at The Eagle experienced "joys of publishing" moments after last week's edition came off the press. On Thursday, a reader shamed us for mixing "motor" with "mortar" on a story about a museum display. I guess we're more familiar with ordinances...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 6, 2022 

Couple opens shop for holiday decor

Tracey and Nate's Treasures, or TNT, is open for business! Tracey McCallum and her husband Nate Richardson moved to their Elochoman Valley home, where the business is located, about four and a half ye...

 

Covid-19 update

One more case of covid-19 was reported this week, bringing the cumulative total to 608 in Wahkiakum County, according to the Washington Department of Health. The number of hospitalizations rose by one to 43, and there have been nine deaths...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget Island Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire...

 

October 11 WordFest celebrates coastal writers

WordFest will feature writers from Wahkiakum and Pacific counties on Tuesday, October 11, 6-8 p.m., at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 1428 22nd Avenue in Longview. Peter Adams Young will read from...

 

Patricia Renfro

Patricia Renfro, 67 of Cathlamet, died September 26, 2022 in Longview. She was born in Hanford WA on July 9, 1955 to Bill and Thelma (Tover) Renfro. Her family moved to Puget Island before her dad...

 

Free legal clinic offered

The Charlotte House, a program of St. James Family Center, will host a Free Legal Clinic on Tuesday, October 18. John McKay, an Attorney with Northwest Justice Project, will be at Johnson Park from 9 a.m. – noon and in Cathlamet from 1:30 – 4:30...

 

Semi-annual library foundation book sale set for October 14-15

It’s time for the fall 2022 semi-annual Blanche Bradley Library Foundation book sale. The donations have been piling up since last spring so the back room is full of donated books. In addition to providing money to purchase reading materials, the...

 

Sheriff's Report, October 6, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 25 — 10:24 p.m. A caller accidentally dialed 911. She said she didn’t know why her phone kept...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 29, 2022

Commissioners okay sheriff's move expense

Wahkiakum County commissioners approved bids and plans for projects at county facilities and handled other business when they met Tuesday. Commissioners accepted a revised plan for moving sheriff department offices into the basement of the...

 

This disabled Vet's shoes fit just fine

To The Eagle: I am MAGA and proud of it. What does that mean? Well let’s have a look. First I believe our children should be educated and not indoctrinated in school. I believe our borders must be secured so we can allow those in that can obey our...

 

Another idle threat?

To The Eagle: Since the police department doesn’t usually enforce parking in Cathlamet, will they have to start when we are limited to two hours? Or is this another idle threat? Maybe we could hire a meter maid. Michael Nunes Ca...

 

Covid-19 update

Three more cases of covid-19 were reported in Wahkiakum County this week according to the Washington Department of Health, bringing the cumulative number to 607. Disclaimer: With the easy accessibility of at home tests, the actual number of active...

 

Undocumented mortar round draws attention

U.S. Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians recently responded to a potentially dangerous unexploded round at the Wahkiakum County Historical Society Museum in Cathlamet. Army EOD Soldiers from...

 

Loggers reunion will be Saturday in Naselle

NICE BEGINNING--As this work week begins, it's a very pleasant 75 degrees in West Valley, so this Fall weather isn't too bad, but by the time you read this, you may have experienced some raindrops,...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Free Senior Fitness and Balance Class, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, enter via door on 3rd, 12:45-1:45 p.m. AA Meeting, The Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon,...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Greetings, dear readers: I know it sounds strange, but I have discovered the world's greatest mouse trap. A neighbor suggested I try it since I have tried almost every type of mouse trap, as Trudy...

 

Sheriff's Report, September 29, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 18 — 9:33 p.m. A caller asked for assistance after getting locked out of a vehicle. September 19 ...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 22, 2022

Council adopts new utility rates, plans 2-hour parking

The Cathlamet town council on Monday took big steps on major projects--adopting a new rate structure for sewer and water utilities and starting the process to impose two-hour parking limits on Main Street. The council also gave initial approval to...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 22, 2022

Commissioners seek lower cost for moving courthouse offices

Wahkiakum County courthouse department heads presented on Tuesday a plan to relocate and remodel offices, but the board of commissioners sent them back to the drawing board. The estimated price tag is $160,000, and that figure bothered...

 

County planning board starts shoreline review

Wahkiakum County is conducting a Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Periodic Review as a related but separate effort to the recent Comprehensive Update (nearly complete). This periodic review will consider the April 2022 Draft SMP that is currently...

 

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