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 By Eagle staff    News    June 23, 2022 

Covid vaccines available for kids age 6 months & up

Covid vaccines for anyone age six months and up are now available. The Wahkiakum County Health and Human Services Department (WHHS) reported Thursday that the FDA’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) approved two vaccines for...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 23, 2022 

Pedal the Pacific riders overnight in Cathlamet

They came; they saw, they had a good time, and they headed out early Friday morning to catch the ferry on Puget Island and head to Astoria on the next leg of a bike ride to San Diego. "They" are 12...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022 

New directors take the reins for Chamber of Commerce

The Wahkiakum Chamber of Commerce has had a change in leadership, with the former assistant director, Monica Budd stepping into the executive director's shoes and new hire Melissa Collins taking on...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 23, 2022 

County officials seek way to pay for fairgrounds work

Wahkiakum County commissioners spent much of their Tuesday meeting discussing issues with constituents; they also worked with county fair officials to solve problems for financing improvements at the fairgrounds so that projects could be done before...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022 

PUD commission starts long term planning

The Wahkiakum County PUD Board of Commissioners shared their thoughts about membership with Northwest River Partners which supports hydropower and is working to retain dams on the Lower Snake River. Commissioner Dennis Reid said he’d been...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 23, 2022 

Brady will be write-in commission candidate

Former Wahkiakum County Commissioner Blair Brady announced Tuesday he has filed to run as a write-in candidate for the District 3 seat on the county board of commissioners. Incumbent Commissioner Gene Strong filed for re-election to the position in...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

Corrections/Clarifications

In an article in last week's edition about the recent meeting of the Grays River Habitat Enhancement District, The Eagle printed an incorrect email address for submission of résumés from people interested in filling a vacancy on the district board...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 23, 2022 

Town council OK's variety of ordinances

Cathlamet Town Council members on Monday covered a variety of new ordinances and wrestled with a request to lease the community center. Community Integrated Health Service contacted the town about leasing the community center, which has been closed...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022 

WHS sophomores receive STEM honors

Wahkiakum High School sophomores K.T. Cernal and Arwynn Haney were honored along with other regional nominees as STEM Rising Stars in Vancouver recently by ESD 112 at their Career Connect SW STEM...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022 

WHS juniors honored

Wahkiakum High School juniors Reigha Niemeyer and Sebastian Britt received Masonic Junior Achievement Awards along with students from other area high schools at an event in Kelso this spring. The...

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 23, 2022 

Port 2 names manager

Commissioners of Port District No. 2 on Tuesday adopted a resolution appointing Samuel Shogren as port manager. The port's previous manager resigned in January, and Assistant Manger Terina Davis has since served as interim manager. Shogren's first...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. District No. 4 Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m. Skamokawa Fire Department, 7 p.m. Wahkiakum Planning Commission, Courthouse, 6 p.m. Wahkiakum Commissio...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 23, 2022 

Skyline adds disc golf course

Disc golf is coming to Skyline Golf Course in July. Robin and Kim (Rodahl) Herren decided to honor Kim's late father Ralph Rodahl by continuing to run Skyline Golf Course, which he built, and they are...

 
 News    June 23, 2022 

A rose is planted

On June 14, a crowd gathered at the Julia Butler Hansen Heritage Center for the Cathlamet Woman’s Club’s annual rose planting to honor the 2021 citizens of the Year, Robert and Esther Roche and...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

WHS seniors graduate in wet, joyful ceremony

Friends and families braved a rainy hour on the football field to witness the 35 members of Wahkiakum High School's Class of 2022 make the transition from student to graduate on Friday night. Tents...

 
 By Karen Bertroch    News    June 16, 2022

NHS seniors show their fine character

Graduations are always fun and poignant. The 2022 graduating class was especially impressive. In his closing remarks, Principal Justin Laine described what he was most proud of in this class. "They ar...

 

Cathlamet speed officially 35

The Washington State Department of Transportation this week announced that the speed limit on SR 4 through Cathlamet is now officially 35 miles per hour. The speed limit on either side of the zone will be 45 miles per hour, and then 55 mph beyond....

 
 By Rick Nelson    News    June 16, 2022

Commissioners hear food vendor complaint, service program report

Wahkiakum County commissioners heard complaints about food service inspections for vendors and a report about a new program to provide assistance to people with a variety of needs. Puget Island resident Robert Hill told the board that application...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Port 1 okays pathway project at County Line

The Wahkiakum County Port 1 Board of Commissioners covered a lot of ground at their meeting last Thursday. The commissioners approved a free launch day for all on August 31 at the Elochoman Slough Marina for the Warriors and Widows Salmon Derby, as...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

New Tsuga artist focuses on color

You might say it was the pie that got her in the door of Tsuga Gallery. Laurel Check was looking for a way to plug herself into the local art scene and meet people, but it's pretty safe to say she...

 

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Walking Group, Community Center, Cathlamet, 9 a.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. Fire Protection District No. 1 Commissioners, Fire Hall, 5:30 p.m. Fire District No. 4, 7 p.m. Cathlamet First Aid Division, Fire Hall, 7 p.m....

 
 By Karen Bertroch    News    June 16, 2022

GR habitat enhancement commission meets

Editor's note: This story has been updated to show correct email address for people interested in fillng the vacant commission seat to contact the district. Grays River Habitat Enhancement District landowners met with the newly formed district board...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Young entrepreneurs open stand for kayaks

Two young entrepreneurs, Ethan Fitzgerald and Noah Heim, of Willapa Kayak Rentals LLC, have placed their first Kayak Kiosk at Elochoman Slough Marina in Cathlamet, with the goal of making it easier...

 
 By Diana Zimmerman    News    June 16, 2022

Cottage restaurant is a family affair

"This was always the dream," Robert Mora said of The Cottage Bread and Breakfast, which opened recently in Cathlamet on the corner of Una Street and SR 4. It's a perfect partnership for Robert and...

 

Time for a swim

The Julia Butler Hansen Swimming Pool is open for the season and the kids report that the water is warm and wonderful. Photo by Diana Zimmerman....

 

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