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 By Diana Zimmerman    News    April 2, 2020 

Educators struggle with lessons in time of quarantine

It’s been nearly three weeks since Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced statewide school closures, and Wahkiakum School District and Naselle Grays River Valley School District are continuing to make adjustments, especially in finding new...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Getting Rid of Boredom As the days go quickly by and the virus that has kept us home is making its way across the world, we shelter ourselves for protection of ourselves and our loved ones. We start...

 

Sally Swanson

Sally Sue Joanne Manula Swanson passed into the arms of her Lord on March 17, 2020 in Longview, Washington. She was born at home in Naselle to her parents Oscar and Selma (Nasi) Manula, on August 7, 1...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Silly Things People Say This article is dedicated to the faithful readers of The Wahkiakum County Eagle who have a sense of humor; as for the rest I have no idea what to tell you. I am writing slowly because I understand some of you can’t read...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    March 19, 2020

Local schools close to avoid covid-19 spread

Like all other public schools in the state of Washington, Wahkiakum School District and Naselle/Grays River Valley School District have suspended classes until April 24 due to concerns about covid-19. All spring sports and other extracurricular...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Sanity check The outbreak of the corona virus has left many with some fears that are unfounded and at times silly. This virus is a serious threat to everyone, but it would be wise to get the facts straight before making assumptions and creating a...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7:15 p.m. Food Addicts, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 6-7 p.m. Senior...

 

Downriver Dispatches

The Importance of Cats in Wahkiakum County In the United States, cats are a more popular house pet than a dog. There are nearly 90 million domesticated cats in about 34 percent of U.S. homes. It has...

 

Library dog report

Ben Bertroch, a rescued dog owned by Karen Bertroch, has been volunteering for the Agnes Appelo Memorial Library at the Appelo Archives Center in Naselle. Karen volunteers in the library sorting,...

 

Comets capture 3rd in state tourney

The Naselle boys basketball team brought home a third place trophy from the State Class 1B tournament in Spokane last week. They started the tournament on Thursday with a 57-50 win against...

 

Curlew knocks Naselle out of girls tournament

The Naselle Comet girls ended their season with a 53-26 loss to Curlew in the opening round of the State 1B tournament last Wednesday. Lauren Katyryniuk scored eight points. Bella Colombo had seven....

 

Willapa Bay tributaries will close to fishing due to projected low steelhead returns

Fishery managers with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) recently announced the closure of Willapa Bay tributaries in an effort to meet preseason expectations for spawning wild steelhead. Affected rivers include the tributaries of...

 

State basketball update: Lady Mules, Comet boys advance to semifinals

Boys 2B Wednesday Lake Roosevelt eliminated Wahkiakum 62-59 Girls 2B Thursday Wahkiakum 55, Toledo 48 --Mules play winner of LaConner v. TriCities Prep in semifinals, 5:30 p.m. Friday Girls 1B Wednesday Curlew eliminated Naselle 53-26 Boys 1B...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 5, 2020

County health officials outline plans to deal with coronavirus

With the increase in the incidence of coronavirus illnesses in Washington, Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services officials have begun defining steps to deal with the new illness. Now named COVID-19, the virus originated in Wuhan, China, as an...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    March 5, 2020

Commissioners summary: Ferry shutting down March 11

Wahkiakum County commissioners breezed though a light agenda Tuesday before hearing a presentation from Health and Human Services Director Chris Bischoff on the spread of COVID-19 virus (see separate article in this edition). Commissioners accepted...

 

Downriver Dispatches

SR 4 Slide Update Tamara Greenwell, the lead communicator for the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), communicated to me that the cleanup efforts are ongoing and going well. She...

 

The Eagle Calendar

March 5, 2020 through March 12, 2020 THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. CathlameTones, Hotel Cathlamet, 6 p.m. Skamokawa Fire...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-Noon. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7-15 p.m. Sandra Sews, 10:30-Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, The Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon,...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Oneida Is Gone but Not Forgotten Oneida Road and the few residents that live there today is a visible reminder of a once thriving community that became a ghost town nearly a century ago. The Columbia River, Grays River, and Deep River were the main...

 

Comet teams advance

Last Thursday, the Naselle High School boys basketball team took on Taholah for the District IV 1B championship and lost, 58-53. Two days later, they battled Mary M. Knight for second place. The Comets won, 70-55, and secured a spot in regional...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-7:15 p.m. Learn to knit, crochet and mend, Sandra Sews, Community Center, Cathlamet, 10:30 a.m.-Noon. Walking Group, Community...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Oneida Road As a relatively new person to the county by local standards, it has been my pleasure to travel the different roads in the area. I have seen some of the maintenance needs on Eden Valley...

 

N/GRVSD Board Meeting Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on February 18, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. in the Middle School Commons. After approval of the consent agenda, the following were approved--the school calendar for 2020-21...

 

Comet teams win in districts

The Naselle boys basketball team defeated Mary M. Knight in their first round of district play 90-36 and will face Taholah in the District IV 1B championship game on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Montesano High School. The winner is guaranteed a spot at...

 

Happy Valentine's Day to everyone

SOGGY--As of this writing, we are measuring just a snitch shy of 50" of rainfall since the beginning of the year; that's wet! However, when the weekend showed up, it got drier, albeit colder, but hey, we got to see the sun shining after the fog...

 

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