The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

News

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 5931



 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 11, 2018 

Candidates for sheriff, assessor face off at forum

The Grays River Grange hosted a candidate forum moderated by Grangemaster Krist Novoselic. Candidates from state races to local races were invited to speak and answer questions. The Eagle will focus...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 11, 2018 

Updates: Puget Island bridge, SR slide work

Highway construction projects on SR 4 and the Puget Island bridge will impact traffic next week. Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) contractors plan to finish work at the slide at Stella very soon, and a new slide stabilization...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 11, 2018 

Body found in river was that of Island resident

The body of a man found in the Columbia River last month has been identified as Puget Island resident Joe Abeyta. Clatsop County Medical Examiner Dr. JoAnn Giuliani said late Friday afternoon that fingerprints confirmed the identity. Abeyta lived...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 11, 2018 

Lee Wages sentenced to time served, probation

A joint effort between Wahkiakum County Prosecuting Attorney Dan Bigelow, the defender, and law enforcement resulted in an exceptional sentence that they believe will be in the best interests of the community and Puget Island resident Lee Wages, 55,...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 11, 2018 

Commissioners, public review dredging delays

Wahkiakum County officials covered a lot of issues when the board of county commissioners met Tuesday, but most of it revolved around erosion. County officials have been working for two years to set up a 10-year program with the US Army Corps of...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 11, 2018 

PUD handles water, budget, other issues

By Diana Zimmerman The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners listened to reports, and went over the preliminary budget for 2019 on October 2. Jim Jespersen of the water crew was in attendance to share what he had learned at a recent...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. AA Meeting, The Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, 7 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple,...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    October 11, 2018 

Two arrested after threatening Naselle school staff

Two students at Naselle High School were taken into custody on Tuesday, October 2, and transported to Junction City Juvenile Detention Facility after specific threats were made against staff members and law enforcement. Investigation is ongoing and...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 4, 2018

Changes in store for recycling plastics

International affairs have caught up with Wahkiakum County's recycling program. The county, subsidized by state funding, operates the program that collects cans, paper, cardboard and plastics. The...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 4, 2018

Body of man found in river identified as Puget Island man

[Editor: This story has been updated to include more detail.} The body of a man found in the Columbia River last month has been identified as Puget Island resident Joe Abeyta. Clatsop County Dr. JoAnn Giuliani said late Friday afternoon that...

 

Couple comes to Elochoman Valley with dream of a Renaissance town

"A unique welcome awaits you," says one sign greeting visitors to Cathlamet. J.D. and Shira Honoré certainly got that. Most of it has been curious, kind, and respectful, according to J.D., but he is...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 4, 2018

County planning commission receives shoreline update

The Wahkiakum County Planning Commission last Thursday accepted a proposed update of the county's shoreline management program from the county commission's Real Property Rights Advisory Committee. Planners had recommended approval of a document in...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 4, 2018

Renaissance town proponents speak at county commission

` Proponents of a Renaissance theme cooperative farm in the Elochoman Valley presented their plans to concerned neighbors Tuesday before the county board of commissioners. JD Honoré and his wife, Shira, purchased a farm from Margaret and Dale...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Hope Center, 3rd & Maple, Cathlamet, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, work night, 7:30 p.m. Puget...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    October 4, 2018

Permit reviews delaying Cape Horn dredging

The eroding beach at Cape Horn apparently won't receive dredged sand this year for beach nourishment. Wahkiakum County officials have been working for two years to obtain permits for dredge spoils deposits at Cape Horn and three spots on Puget...

 

Naselle school in lockdown as WSP pursues subjects

Submitted by the Washington State Patrol Naselle-Grays River Valley School District was placed on lockdown last Thursday morning as Washington State Patrol (WSP) Troopers and allied agencies searched for two subjects involved in pursuit on state Rout...

 

Let's go fly a kite

Despite the gray, rainy day, kite enthusiasts returned to Skamokawa last Saturday and put on a show for lucky visitors to Vista Park. Photos by Diana Zimmerman....

 

Subjects flee on foot after WSP pursuit in Naselle

Grays River Valley School District was placed on lockdown Thursday morning as Washington State Patrol (WSP) Troopers and allied agencies searched for two subjects involved in pursuit on state Route 40...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Valley residents concerned about Renaissance style town

Wahkiakum County commissioners heard concerns from Elochoman Valley residents Tuesday that a commune might start in their neighborhood and adversely impact their quality of life. Residents of the Monroe Acres development and other Elochoman Valley...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Search groups locate 2 missing in woods.

Regional search and rescue units located two people who became lost in Wahkiakum area forests. On Tuesday, responders located a Naselle man, Pete Rigert, age 52, who had become lost Monday while hiking in the woods above his house near the Pacific...

 

'Way of life' brings new owners to brewery

The owners of River Mile 38 Brewing Co. have quietly been looking for someone to take over the business for some time now. Little did they know, their future was already in the community, sitting at...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    September 27, 2018

Port 2 reviews proposed budget for 2018

Commissioners of Port District 2 went over their preliminary budget when they met Sept. 18 at Skamokawa Vista Park. The proposed budget totaled $1.058 million, down from $1.13 million budget for 2018 and $1.14 budgeted for 2017. The port expects to...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. TOPS, Community Center, Cathlamet, 6-9 p.m. Girl Scouts, Community Center, Cathlamet, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Dept., 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department,...

 

Clatsop law officers seek help in identifying body

The Clatsop County Medical Examiner in coordination with the Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office is seeking public assistance in identifying a man found in the Columbia River on September 21. This man most likely was last seen in early September on...

 

School board addresses variety of issues

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors met on Tuesday to discuss several issues, including a possible rental fee for facilities, approve collective bargaining agreements and contracts, and listen to reports from administration. After...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 10/15/2018 13:21