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Wauna Mill announces $150 million investment in paper machine

Georgia-Pacific has announced a new investment of more than $150 million to rebuild a 1965 vintage paper machine at the Wauna Mill. The mill, which employs more than 700 workers, produces retail bath tissue, paper towels and napkins used by...

 
 By Stacey Lane    Community    April 18, 2024 

Sparks fly at town council meeting

A full house greeted the Mecha Mules team as their leader, Ron Wright, presented the teens to the town council. Students presented their robots and explained the functions. They have won the Regional...

 
 By Stacey Lane    Community    April 18, 2024 

PUD commissioners discuss projects and courthouse sign

By Stacey Lane The PUD commissioners met with the exception of Gene Healy, who was excused to serve on jury duty. Manager Dan Kay is proud of the work being done by the PUD staff and crews. “The P...

 

Wahkiakum High School Key Club raises funds for Doernbecher hospital

The Wahkiakum High School Key Club is raising money for the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The Key Club, which is associated with Kiwanis International, will be having a pasta dinner and auction on April 23 at 6:00 p.m in the gym. Tickets are avail...

 

Skamokawa News

ENJOYING THE WEATHER? Well, I certainly hope you've been enjoying this dry spell as it certainly has made it nice for all of those who have been eagerly awaiting a time like this so that lawns can be attended to and flower beds cleaned up, etc. Of...

 

JBH Home Hosts State Historical Representatives

Julia Butler Hansen’s house sits in downtown Cathlamet waiting for the next series of needed repairs. On April 5th, discussions were held in the historic parlor with local and regional r...

 

Skamokawa News

FUND RAISER FOR BO WAGES. In case you haven't heard by now, one of our locals, Bo Wages, has been diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma inside his left kidney and had to have surgery in the middle of last month. The good news is that the surgery was a...

 

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 By Staff    Community    April 4, 2024

Hook the Hawg 2024

This weekend's Hook the Hawg salmon derby was sponsored by the Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce and the Elochoman Slough Marina. It was a great time for all who attended. Trailers filled the parking lot...

 

Crab feed, free seeds, flea Market

SPECIAL DAYS. Those celebrating birthdays this week from April 4 thru 10 are: Marissa Longtain, Janet Bryan, Wendy Westover, Kylie Thacker, Rafael Gilbertson, Trygve Gilbertson, Timothy Parker, Janna Doumit, Patti Phillips, Matt Wright, Brian...

 
 By Stacey Lane    Community    April 4, 2024

Town Council Report

The Library Board welcomed Vickie Franklin as the new librarian and existing members were approved. The council approved the budget items with the library choosing to clean the existing carpet rather...

 

PUD Board Meeting Report

At the beginning of the PUD meeting, Mayor David Olson spoke to the commissioners, urging cooperation and transparent communications in all dealings between the Town of Cathlamet and the Wahkiakum County PUD. He emphasized the need for all...

 
 By Ian Brandon    Community    April 4, 2024

Commissioners Report

At the regular Tuesday meeting of the Wahkiakum County Commissioners the board addressed a range of issues. Erica Zink from Health and Human Services introduced two members of the high school advocates program. These students get paid to be role...

 

Library Event

It’s time for the spring 2024 semi-annual Branche Bradley Library Foundation book sale scheduled for the 12th and 13th of April at the library. All proceeds go to support the library and its programs. The library is in need now more than ever. The l...

 

Easter eggs, Redmen opens, Hook the hawg

NICE WEEKEND Well, I hope you were able to get out and enjoy the sunny days. I have to say as I begin this column, it is foggy and I swear those ships tooting their foghorns are about ready to come into my back yard. The sun should be showing up...

 

READY TO SPRING AHEAD?

DOUBLE HOLIDAY MONTH. I always think of March as being St. Patrick’s Day month and April as being Easter month, but that’s not how it is this year. We’ve got St. Patty’s Day on March 17, which is a Sunday this year, but Easter is on the last day of...

 

GARAGE SALE, FLEA MKT., BINGO

COLD AND WET/SNOW. At the beginning of this work week we've had a mixed bag of weather here in West Valley, as we have seen some sun, some rain and even a bit of snow so it's going to be interesting to see if that snow part becomes more pronounced...

 

Presidential Primary Election March 12

It’s time to pick your candidate for the coming presidential election. According to Amanda Boehler, the election coordinator for the Wahkiakum County Auditor, the ballots for the presidential primary election were mailed on February 23. "There is a...

 

Thanks

The Eagle Staff extends our heartfelt THANKS to everyone who attended our first focus group. Special thanks to Stephanie Vossen and the Rat Tap! We’ll host another focus group soon. In the meantime, let us know what you think by writing a letter t...

 

Election Notice - Wahkiakum County

NOTICE OF ELECTION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on Tuesday, the 12th day of March 2024, a Primary Presidential Election will be conducted entirely by mail in all of Wahkiakum County. VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINES: Pursuant to RCW 29A.08.140, the regis...

 

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