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Proud and thankful

To The Eagle: They say it takes a village. A few weeks ago we put out a call to our community asking for their help in raising funds for Doug Sandell who is not only facing a very serious life threating issue but a huge financial burden, one that a...

 

New exhibit at Redmen Hall

SOGGY--We ended last week with a gorgeous day, as Saturday was just super sunny, but we have started this week, with a whole lot of rain this Sunday! The first part of this week may be on the damp side, but not to fret, as our Monday morning has...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School Board met Tuesday. In personnel matters, the board acknowledged the resignations of teachers Brian Macy, Wendy Macy, and Kathryn Green. AJ Smith resigned his middle school football position to focus on his role...

 

The bulls are back

The Wahkiakum Fair Foundation will host The Challenge of Champions Pro Bull Riding Tour for the fourth year on Friday, July 16. The event takes place at the Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds in Skamokawa. The gates open at 4:30 and the bull riding starts...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Busy Days: It's early on Monday. What a busy weekend! I so enjoyed the Finnish Midsummer Tea at the Appelo Archives Center (AAC) and talking with women face to face again. It was fun for me to sit...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 17, 2021 

NHS graduates will remember their roots

After the 20 members of the Class of 2021 at Naselle High School took their places on the stage, and Valedictorian Kolby Glenn welcomed the small audience in attendance, as well as everyone watching a...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 10, 2021

Local high schools holding senior graduation

Local graduations are scheduled this weekend, with Wahkiakum High School celebrating the class of 2021 on Friday at 6 p.m., and Naselle High School's commencement on Saturday at 4 p.m. At Wahkiakum, t...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Shelby McEneny

Shelby McEneny grew up at the fish hatchery in Grays River. While her brother attended school in Naselle, she traveled over KM every day with her mom to go to school in Cathlamet. Eventually, she...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Fundraising Report for Doug Sandell: I just had a call from Buddy Strange to let us all know the total raised last weekend to help Doug Sandell's health expenses was over $27,000! He expressed...

 

Maria Wirkkala

Maria Loviisa (Nis-kanen) Wirkkala was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Surrounded by her family, she went to meet her Heavenly Father on June 3, 2021 at the age of 78....

 

All-star baseball game postponed by weather and moved to LCC

This story has been updated from original print version The 43rd Annual Senior All Star baseball game scheduled at Centralia’s Wheeler Field for Sunday, June 6, was postponed because of rain. It will be played today (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. at...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 3, 2021

High schools holding graduation next week

The Class of 2021 will hold graduation ceremonies at local high schools next week. Wahkiakum High School will celebrate the Class of 2021 with their graduation ceremony on Friday, June 11, at 6 p.m. in the football stadium grandstand. The motto for t...

 

Car show, Grange sale this weekend

NICE ONE--Unless you hate the sunshine, I don't think you could complain about the weather this past weekend and holiday, as it was very nice outside and certainly a great break from the previous rainy days we had. We enjoyed perfect temperatures...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Memorial Day: Was this not the best Memorial Day we've had in a long time? Gorgeous weather, people coming together after a year of non-contact. So fun and it looked like a family reunion or party...

 

Comets, Mules in All Star game

Three Wahkiakum High School and two Naselle High School baseball players will play in the 43rd Annual Senior All Star Game at Centralia’s Wheeler Field on June 6 at 3:30 p.m. Ashden Niemeyer of Cathlamet, as well as Jimmy Strange and Warren...

 

Meet Our Seniors: Ivan Goldinov

Ivan Goldinov was friendly, but perhaps a little shy about talking to a reporter. He was happy to share that Mr. Hurley and Mr. Rooklidge were his favorite teachers, but much of that had to do with...

 

Candidates file for 2021 elections

Town of Cathlamet Mayor: Incumbent Dale Jacobson and, both council members, Robert Stowe and David Olson. Council: Position 3. CeCeila Raglin; Position 4, Jeanne M. Hendrickson, and Position 5, Laurel Waller. Port District 1 Positon 3: Brett Deaton,...

 

Downriver Dispatches

It’s Monday. A good rain is outside, but the dog and I are dry and warm inside. Aren’t houses a blessing when it rains? Since I work part-time at Torppa Construction’s shop, I think of “my” Torppa crew up high in the woods and hope they...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle/Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held its monthly meeting on May 18. In personnel matters, the board acknowledged the resignations of Brian Macy, athletic director, Kathryn Green, assistant girls’ basketball coach,...

 

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office! Hope everyone has marked their calendar for the 2nd annual Cruzin to the Fair Car Show. We are just under three weeks away. Pre-registration ends on May 28. After that you can register the day of the show. We will...

 

Downriver Dispatches

The Eagle: This is my 15th column for a paper I'm quite fond of. In the big world "outside" there are few newspapers still alive, certainly not in little counties like ours. We owe Rick Nelson and...

 

Commissioners' Summary

Wahkiakum County commissioners handled several items of business when they met Tuesday, including: --Commissioners approved changes to the labor contract with the Masters, Mates and Pilots Union to give ferry deckhands and unlicensed personnel a 3...

 

Downriver Dispatches

It's Tuesday and what a glorious day it is! Had coffee on the "west" deck so I could look at the "Naselle" rhododendron that's finally blooming. I see them in Naselle and tried to find one that was...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    May 13, 2021

Filing for election starts on Monday

The filing period for candidates for positions on this year's election ballot runs next Monday through Friday. Positions on the ballot are listed above; they include four positions on the Naselle/Gray's River Valley School District board of...

 

High School Basketball Schedules

As best as we can determine, here are the varsity basketball schedules for Wahkiakum and Naselle/Grays River Valley High Schools. On the afternoon of Thursday, May 6, we received word that all Wahkiakum games scheduled May 10-15 would be played at...

 

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