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 By Rick Nelson    News    May 19, 2022 

Council continues work on utility rates

Cathlamet town officials are getting closer to revising rates for sewer and water service, but fine tuning continues. The town's utility rates contain inequalities, with some customers subsidizing others, and out of town customers paying higher rates...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 19, 2022 

Port 1 announces Jackie Lea retirement, hears restroom issue

Long time Port 1 Manager Jackie Lea retired on April 25 but plans to remain available to staff and commissioners until June 30 as they transition to new management. “She gave a lot of time to this place,” Commissioner Scott Anderson said. “She...

 

Writer has questions about covid, royalties

To The Eagle: Ask why the Covid virus contains DNA segment that match a DNA sequence “patented by Moderna in February 2016” three years before the global Covid pandemic began. Moderna ‘legally owns’ part of the Covid virus. (DailyMail-UK)...

 

We are headed for much more violence

To The Eagle: I quote Elon Musk: “At its heart, wokeness is divisive, exclusionary, and hateful. It basically gives mean people a reason--it gives them a shield to be mean and cruel, armored in fake virtue.” Left and “liberal” narcissists...

 

Let's have democracy

To The Eagle: I just found out that I received a promotion from President Biden. Previously, I was considered a "deplorable," but now I am a “ULTRA MAGA EXTREMEST” a “radical white supremacist”, a “racist”, and a “sexist”, etc. I gues...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 19, 2022 

PUD commission starts long term planning

The Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners met Tuesday and talked about supply chain issues, weather, and projects in the county. General Manager Dan Kay said that he and Auditor Erin Wilson were collecting information for long term planning, which he...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    COVID-19    May 19, 2022 

Covid-19 update

With no new official cases to report in the last week, the cumulative number of cases in Wahkiakum County stands at 313, with two cases considered active. Disclaimer: With the easy availability of at...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 19, 2022 

Renovation proceeds for River Rat Tap

Stephanie Vossen, owner of The Spar, a restaurant on Main Street in Cathlamet, has purchased and is currently renovating the River Rat Tap, a historic bar on Broadway Street. There will be a much...

 

Mud wrestling at fairgrounds Saturday

STILL CHILLY/DAMP--The first half of May has certainly been on the damper side of things, which has been fairly disappointing. We had such heavy rain squalls on Sunday, that it took out all reception from the satellite, and of course, really hammered...

 
 News    May 19, 2022 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Fire Protection District No. 1 Commissioners, Fire Hall, 5:30 p.m. Fire District No. 4, 7 p.m. Cathlamet First Aid Division, Fire Hall, 7 p.m....

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office. Saturday is the big Mud Wrestling Extravaganza. Gates open at 2 p.m. and wrestling starts at 4 p.m. Food will be served and there will be a beer garden. All funds from this event are going to make a better game area...

 

Vivian Olsen

Vivian Luella (Wika) Olsen passed away peacefully at home as she wished on April 15, 2022 at the age of 89. Vivian was born to Torleif and Hazel Wika on August 18, 1932 on Puget Island, Washington....

 

Kelso-Longview Elks announces scholarship winners

Kelso-Longview Elks Lodge #1482 has announced this year's Most Valuable Student Scholarship Winners. This year the lodge is awarding $14,000 in scholarships to the top three boys and top three girls. These students are forwarded to the Washington...

 

Sheriff's Report, May 19, 2022

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: May 8 — 9:34 p.m. A caller was on foot and lost in the vicinity of Brooks Slough and SR 4. She said she left a...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 12, 2022

Jackson Inlet considered for weed control in 2023

As the environment of the lower Columbia River region evolves, Wahkiakum County's Noxious Weed Control Program is trying to keep up. Originally created years ago to control poisonous and similar weeds on agricultural land, the program is now having t...

 

A special flag

Last Tuesday, the VFW Post 5297 raised a new flag at the Cathlamet Fire Hall after presenting it to the Cathlamet Fire Chief Vernon Barton. The flag previously hung on the catwalk of a C-17 that...

 

Fifty years of case law may be overturned

To The Eagle: How sad for the women of our once freedom loving country. Four men, of which two clearly lied during their confirmation hearings and one woman straight out of The Handmaid's Tale who very clearly lied during hers, are set to overturn...

 

Robotics team grateful for support

To The Eagle: The outpouring of support for our Wahkiakum 4-H and High School Mecha Mules robotics team has been heartwarming. We have 20 sponsors so far. We especially want to thank the Sons of Norway, Helgeland Lodge #30 for their overwhelmingly...

 

Issues can be solved if we work together

To The Eagle: A letter last week summed up the greatest threat to our great Democracy with the writer more than suggesting that if he disagrees with you then it follows that he should dislike you. There was a time when we Americans welcomed...

 

Covid-19 update

By Diana ZimmermanWith no new official cases of covid-19 reported in the last week, the cumulative number in Wahkiakum County remains at 313 according to Wahkiakum Health and Human Services, with...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    May 12, 2022

Reporter issues pie baking challenge

Part of my family's lore is that a young Ronald Reagan, during his days on the radio, would come in to my maternal grandfather's restaurant in Des Moines, Iowa, where surely he must have enjoyed...

 

Flea market Saturday at fairgrounds

FAIRLY WET--As I begin this column, the sun is actually shining but there have definitely been some wet moments to the day, and from the looks of it, we’ve got more of that kind of weather headed our way. So, while we may see some dry days now and...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 6-7 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Puget Island Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. P...

 

Darin Dow

Darin L. Dow, 57, of Naselle, died September 27, 2021. He was born in Longview February 24, 1965 to Betty Lou and Daryl Dow. He joined the Air Force after high school in 1984 and spent two years there. He returned to Cathlamet in 1986 and moved to...

 

Vanessa Leigh graduated

Vanessa (Elliott) Leigh graduated from WSU Vancouver with Suma Cum Laude honors with an Ecology and Environmental Science Bachelors Degree on May 7, 2022. She is shown here with her grandmother, Lore...

 

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