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 By Rick Nelson    News    March 4, 2021 

County commission supporting requests for SR 401, dredge spoils

Wahkiakum County residents on Tuesday called on the county board of commissioners to use their political influence to address problems in the region. Grays River resident Karen Bertroch asked the board to press the Washington State Department of Tran...

 

New pet grooming business coming

MIXED--By the time you read this, we may be back to some soggy weather after a supposed dry spell, which is at least happening this Monday morning after some heavy fog. Of course those cloudy days often wind up a bit damp, but if we get any break...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Highway 401: I'm writing this on Tuesday. I waited to finalize this column so I could report on the Wahkiakum County Commissioners' meeting in Cathlamet that I attended this morning. I went to speak...

 

Covid-19 update

As of Wednesday, the number of covid-19 cases in Wahkiakum County was up to 97, with 16 cases considered active. According to the Washington Department of Health, 1,445 tests had been conducted so far. Pacific County's total was up to 736, with...

 

SR 401 closed near Astoria-Megler bridge

From the Wash. State Dept. of Transportation Because of roadway settlement from heavy rainfall, both directions of State Route 401, also known as Lewis and Clark Trail Highway, between Megler and Naselle are closed and will remain closed for an...

 

Superintendent thanks community

To The Eagle: Since the recent levy has now been certified, I wanted to take a moment to thank the voters of the Naselle-Grays River Valley School District for supporting the Educational Programs Levy. I am proud to represent a community that...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Today is Monday. Hope you're having a good day when you read this. If you have some news you'd like to share, especially with a photo file attached, do contact me. Contact info is above this article....

 

Lois Wakefield

Lois Lynne Wakefield, age 81, of Naselle died unexpectedly on February 5, 2021. Lois was born to Albert and Mary Nelsen on September 30, 1939 in Longview. She married Wayne G. Wakefield on October...

 

SR 401 closed near Astoria-Megler bridge

Because of roadway settlement from heavy rainfall, both directions of State Route 401, also known as Lewis and Clark Trail Highway, between Megler and Naselle are closed and will remain closed for an extended period of time. On Monday, for the...

 

PUD manager recounts crews efforts to respond to storm outages

On Tuesday, General Manager Dave Tramblie gave an overview of the utility’s response to this weekend’s winter storm at the Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioner’s meeting. “The guys started at 11 p.m. on Friday night,” he said. “The...

 

Downriver Dispatches

THE MORNING AFTER: It's Monday morning after a rough, cold weekend. Ice storms are no fun, and that one was a beauty. I have been through those before in Haines, Alaska, with two small kids, as the...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

Submitted by Superintendent Lisa Nelson The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors held monthly meetings on January 19 and February 16. On January 19, Principals Laine and Flood updated the board on the school educational...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Introducing Karen Bertroch I am pleased to be the new writer for the column Darrell Alexander has been doing so well. I know many, like me, will miss his pieces. I hope to bring information and news...

 

Practice begins

Wahkiakum High School football players were out for practice on Tuesday afternoon. According to Coach Eric Hansen, 25 athletes have turned out. Wahkiakum County, as part of the Southwest Region,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    February 4, 2021

Commissioners open rock & asphalt bids; okay capital projects list

Wahkiakum County commissioners breezed through their meeting this week, with highlights including consideration of the Capital Improvements Projects List and opening bids for rock and asphalt products for road maintenance projects. The Capital...

 

Covid-19 update

On Tuesday, Wahkiakum Health and Human Services reported that six more Wahkiakum County residents had tested positive for covid-19, bringing the total to 81. Of those, 16 are considered active. When Washington State went into shut down in March...

 

Leo Saari

Leo Donald Saari, 90, of Naselle, WA died peacefully at his home on January 28, 2021. He was born on February 11,1930 to Wilho and Aili Saari. He is preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Mary,...

 

Local family lost everything to fire

NICE START--As this week begins, it's actually a pretty decent day after a somewhat cloudy and dampish beginning but the sun popped out this Sunday and gave us a very nice break. Last week, I turned in my column prior to all wind and rain that crashe...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Darrell bids farewell My health issues are preventing me from doing the job you [The Eagle] engaged me to do. I have wanted to stop writing for a couple of months, but thought these issues would pass, and they haven't. I'm sorry for such a short...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Rain and Boredom Wahkiakum County is one of the rainiest places in the nation with an annual accumulation of over 94 inches compared with the national average of 38 inches of rain annually. There are on average 126 sunny days per year in Wahkiakum...

 

Sheriff's Report, January 14, 2021

January 3 — 10:32 a.m. A caller reported that a man in a trench coat was holding two men at gunpoint at an address on Altoona/Pillar Rock Road. Deputies, state patrol, and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife officers responded. An...

 

Covid-19 update

As of Wednesday morning, the number of Wahkiakum County residents to test positive since March for the covid-19 virus had grown to 60. Wahkiakum Health and Human Services considers 14 of those cases to be active. “Recovered is more of a math...

 

Downriver Dispatches

Grays River Floods Again The year 2021 began with the overflowing of the Grays River watershed. This is not an unusual event, but it does inconvenience many of the farmers who live in the Westend who...

 

Christmas was quiet; crab feed canceled

OFF AND ON--As I begin this column, we're having some of that mixed weather where it sunshines one minute and rains the next and sometimes it does both at the same time! It looks like we are still in for some showers this week but it is mixed with...

 

Connie Nagasawa

Constance (Connie) Nagasawa, born January 24, 1952 in Alameda, CA, died on December 8, 2020 in Astoria, OR. On December 18, 2020 a private family graveside service was held at Seal River Cemetery in Rosburg where she was laid to rest. Connie, as she...

 

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