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 By Rick Nelson    News    September 20, 2018 

Council completes sewer rate appeal, lifts moratorium

Members of the Cathlamet Town Council worked their way through an appeal of a sewer rate for a business, lifted a building moratorium and handled other business at their monthly meeting on Monday. Steve and Paige Lake, owners of the Bradley House,...

 

Life-long collector opens Cathlamet shop

A new shop, D's Art Antiques and Collectibles, opened on Main Street in Cathlamet last month. It's full of treasures collected by Dee Syfert-Subramaniam, who bought property in Skamokawa a few years...

 

Time to demand quality

To The Eagle: With an election just weeks away, I would like to implore the good people of Wahkiakum County to vote for candidates who are most qualified for the position. My experience in this county is that the most important requirement for...

 

Port 1 commission OK's marina sewer repairs

The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners went over reports and discussed facility issues at last Thursday’s meeting. The port is down to one sewer pump after installing their spare. Hoping to avoid the same problem in the future, they...

 

PUD covers quakes, exits and carbon use

The Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners held a quick meeting on Tuesday morning. Commissioner Bob Jungers asked to have a line item added to next year’s budget to allow for the acquisition of spare high side bushings for the transformer in...

 

Fall begins this Sunday, September 23

NIPPY--We started this work week with some low lying fog and the air temperature was in the 40s, so definitely on the cooler side. Once the fog lifted, it was a very nice, sunny begining to the week. Pleasant temperatures are supposed to be with us...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Learn to knit, crochet and mend, Sandra Sews, Community Center, Cathlam...

 

Parents/children pay group getting started

News from Naselle: Sports calendar this coming week for the Naselle Comet teams: Friday, high school football in Naselle with Darrington at 6 p.m.; Saturday, high school volleyball at the Raymond Tourney at 9 a.m.; Monday, high school volleyball in...

 

Sheriff's Report, September 20, 2018

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: September 10 — 8:58 a.m. A driver backed over a telephone box in Cathlamet. 10:33 a.m. A resident on Little...

 

Marian Doumit Peterson

Dec. 9, 1913 - Aug. 25, 2018 Marian Doumit Peterson died in Seaside, Ore., on Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. Marian was born in Cathlamet, Wash., on Dec. 9, 1913, to John and Helen Doumit. She was preceded...

 

POW/MIA ceremony to be held Friday (tomorrow)

The local chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars will hold a ceremony on POW/MIA Day on Friday, September 21 at 9 a.m., on the flag pole in front of the courthouse on Main Street in Cathlamet. The ceremony is to honor those who have not yet...

 

Entertainment News

Live Music Saturday, September 22 at River Mile 38 Brewing Company, Christine Darby, guitar and vocals, 5-8 p.m., on the Crow’s Nest Stage, 285 Third St., Cathlamet. For more information call 360-366-4662....

 

Couple undertake historical tourism project

When an anonymous donation was made to Tsuga Gallery to create new signs for historic homes and structures in the community, Cathlamet resident Paige Lake was more than happy to step up. “I was pretty excited that they let me take it on,” Lake...

 

Coming Events--Community Center in Cathlamet

Community Center 100 Main Street Cathlamet 360.795.7870 Monday through Wednesday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Friday 10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m. (2nd Friday book club) Brown Bag Lunch at 11 a.m. Open to students. Looking for volunteers...

 

FOS to show new exhibit

Friends of Skamokawa will present an upcoming art exhibit featuring artist Beth Bailey, a talented artist from Longview whose primary mediums of choice are pen & ink, watercolor, acrylics, and printmaking. Bailey’s illustrations include many...

 

Fall weather

A sign of fall? A heavy rain shower dumped on Cathlamet Tuesday afternoon. On Monday, regional timber companies announced that recent rainfall made it possible for them to re-open their timberlands....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 13, 2018

County board votes to provide local match for broadband study grant

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday voted to apply for an application for a grant to study the feasibility of creating a broadband network in the county. Government entities have had a committee studying creation of a broadband network, and...

 

Former assessor reflects on the job

To The Eagle: In 1978, I had the pleasure of going to work in the Wahkiakum County Assessor’s Office. Iris Hedlund had been named the assessor, and she brought on Kathy Peek as her appraiser and myself as clerk. I served as clerk from 1978/1986. In...

 

Enjoy America's prosperity

To The Eagle: This is it, after two years of non-stop vilification, slander, and legal harrassment from the establishment, all they have is this: One, the president says mean things. Two, he doesn't act like the scripted presidents of the recent...

 

We've been had by a professional

To The Eagle: Sarcastic declarations of diminished intellectual capacity aside, I am baffled by my fiscally astute neighbor, Howard Brawn's, disingenuous assertion that he "has no clue as to who is getting fleeced" by the Trump misadministration....

 

McClain lacks qualifications

To The Eagle: Last week’s letter about the experience levels of all the other assessors in surrounding counties is very interesting. Why should Wahkiakum County be the only county in SW Washington with an assessor who has no certifications and no...

 

Retain Sheriff Howie

To The Eagle: I met Sheriff Mark Howie when the then-Sheriff John Dearmore brought him onto the sheriff’s office while trying to restore our sorely depleted sheriff’s office. When we were down to four deputies and down a corrections officer, and...

 

Folk, jazz and blues at Skamokawa Grange Friday

DAMPNESS--We began this past weekend with just a slight bit of wetness falling, and while it wasn't much, it was most welcome. We managed to dry out again on Sunday but then we got some more rain drops on Monday, which really soaked things pretty goo...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen...

 

One doesn't need all the rain at once...

I have been told a few times to be careful what you wish for, but I have really been wishing and hoping for rain as my well was nearly dry. Well, I got my wish and now we are flooded in, but I have water in my well. We didn’t really expect 7+...

 

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