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The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, all county buildings are closed to the public and meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following...

 

N/GRV School Board Notes

The Naselle/Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met virtually for its monthly meeting on June 16 at 6:30 p.m. This was the third virtual meeting of the board by virtue of Governor Inslee’s mandate regarding open public meetings....

 

Fifth covid-19 case reported in Wahkiakum County

Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services (WHHS) has received a positive test result notification for a 5th COVID-19 case in a Wahkiakum County resident, according to a Monday morning announcement from Chris Bischoff, director of Wahkiakum County's...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 18, 2020

WHS seniors graduate in livestreamed commencement

The Wahkiakum High School Class of 2020 graduated on Friday. It was a quieter commencement than normal, in a time when gatherings are capped at 50 or less by a pandemic. The event was livestreamed on...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 18, 2020

Commission OKs permit to expand Skamokawa water

Wahkiakum County commissioners on Tuesday approved a shoreline management permit that could lead Wahkiakum PUD to improve water supply in Skamokawa. Commissioners approved the permit despite a recommendation, on a 4-3 vote, from the county planning...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 18, 2020

Wahkiakum PUD ready for summer projects

The Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports and approved an interlocal agreement to perform water testing at County Line Park for Port 1 on Tuesday morning. Commissioner Dennis Reid asked General Manger Dave Tramblie if there were...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 18, 2020

Port 1 commission handles varied business

Wahkiakum County Port 1 Commissioners passed two resolutions and discussed the manager’s report last Thursday at their June meeting. The first resolution to pass was an interlocal agreement with Wahkiakum PUD, who will perform water testing at...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 18, 2020

Abigail Moten named NHS salutatorian

By Diana Zimmerman The Naselle High School Class of 2020's salutatorian, Abigail Moten, has long had a very clear career goal. Because of that, as well as a lot of hard work, she is on track to have...

 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, all county buildings are closed to the public and meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 18, 2020

Council declines to open swimming pool for 2020

By a 4-1 vote, the Cathlamet Town Council decided Monday not to open the municipal swimming pool this summer. The council cited a mix of concerns over the covid-19 pandemic and financial and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 18, 2020

Covid-19 update:

While the number of covid-19 cases are bouncing in neighboring counties, Wahkiakum County’s positive count remains at four, with 172 tests conducted. In Pacific County, the number of positive cases has risen to 12, while Cowlitz County added 29...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 11, 2020

WHS seniors ready for unique commencement

The Wahkiakum High School Class of 2020 had a practice run for graduation last Thursday and Friday, as 32 students and their families visited the high school, one by one to check out, turn in books and clean out lockers. Each student in turn put on...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 11, 2020

County officials plan for opening of offices

By Rick Nelson With the state secretary of health approving Wahkiakum County's move to a Phase 3 opening for covid-19 virus restrictions, county officials are planning how to open their offices. Since the start of restrictions, the courthouse has...

 

Covid-19 update

By Diana Zimmerman Covid-19 numbers are rising in neighboring counties, but Wahkiakum’s count remains at four for positive cases, with 154 tests conducted so far. Cowlitz County’s number jumped up to 89, and Pacific County now has 10 cases....

 

Elochoman Marina Farmers Market and Trunk Sale season begins

It was busy at the first Elochoman Marina Farmers Market and Trunk Sale of the season on Friday. They had five participants in the trunk sale, and 10 vendors, including eggs from the Town of Taylor,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 11, 2020

Ethan Lindstrom named Naselle High valedictorian

Ethan Lindstrom has several athletic awards to his name. Now he can add an academic honor as well: Valedictorian for the Naselle High School Class of 2020. Lindstrom's final season of baseball was...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 11, 2020

Comet seniors hold virtual graduation

Because of the pandemic, the Naselle High School Class of 2020 held a virtual graduation on Saturday in lieu of a more traditional ceremony. The graduation began with a recording of each senior in...

 

The Eagle Calendar

Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, all county buildings are closed to the public and meetings and events usually listed here have been canceled or changed to online participation until further notice. The Eagle was advised of the following...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 11, 2020

Thai exchange student experience pandemic

If anybody deserves an instant replay, it might be Ifel Natnaphas Chanwharanya. The 16 year-old sophomore student from Bangkok, the capitol city of Thailand, has had a year. Some of it good, some of i...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 4, 2020

Covid-19 update:

As of Tuesday night, 110 people in Wahkiakum County had been tested for covid-19, and the number to test positive remained at four according to the Washington Department of Health. Pacific County held steady at nine, while the number of positive...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 4, 2020

Cathlamet pool: Council to vote on opening for 2020 season

Town of Cathlamet officials have backed away from a Monday evening announcement that the town swimming pool wouldn't open for the 2020 season. Instead, the council is seeking public opinion about opening the pool or keeping it closed for the summer,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 4, 2020

Town council considers comp plan extension, change order protocol

Members of the Cathlamet Town Council acted on an update of the town's comprehensive plan and debated change order procedures and how to allocate CARES Act funds when they met Monday. The council vote...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 4, 2020

PUD commission hears project progress

The Wahkiakum PUD Board of Commissioners met briefly on Tuesday to listen to reports. General Manager Dave Tramblie said that the tree trimming contractor and the pole testing bids were on hold until the current health issue was resolved. The PUD...

 

Corrections/Clarifications

In last week's edition, we mixed up two organizations, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. On the front page photo, VFW Post 5297 cancelled their Memorial Day Ceremony, placed the flags on the graves, and played taps on Memorial...

 

Governor announces new phased reopening plan; face covering set for businesses

From the Washington State Governor's Office Gov. Jay Inslee announced last Friday the expansion of "Safe Start — Washington’s Phased Reopening Plan." The expansion came as the current Stay Home, Stay Healthy order ended midnight Sunday. The...

 

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