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

 
Dale Dutcher: Tales of the broad Pacific

Cathlamet pool open for summer

The Julia Butler Hansen Municipal Swimming Pool is the place to be, if you ask Duncan Cruickshank, the pool manager and public works superintendent for the Town of Cathlamet. There will be a 3-on-3...

Port 2 looking for laundromat location

Port District 2's plans to construct a laundromat at Skamokawa Vista Park have come to a standstill for the moment. They have the architect's drawings, they have the financing, they have access to...

Council approves water plant work

Cathlamet's town council approved a call for bids for expansion of the water plant intakes and acted on other business at their monthly meeting on Monday. The goal of the water project is to locate an unused line under the Elochoman River which...

Commissioners hear staffing requests

They keep coming: Wahkiakum County courthouse department heads in the past few weeks have made several proposals to reorganize their staffs. County commissioners Dan Cothren and Blair Brady weren't having it Tuesday. First they had a request from...

Report: Sea lions may take 20% of springers

After snatching and eating almost 9,000 spring chinook salmon and steelhead through May 31, the number of pinnipeds lurking at Bonneville Dam has dropped to just one, a California sea lion. Steller sea lions were completely absent by the end of...

School district moving to replace portables

The Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors approved a budget extension at Tuesday’s meeting that will allow the school district to purchase two modular classrooms, a new sound system for the high school gym and stage, and air conditioners...

What's happening at the Fair?

Greetings from the fair office! This Saturday is the first leg of the Silver Buckle Series. The show starts at 9 a.m. sharp. If you need information please call the office (360) 795-3480. Also this weekend at the Puget Island Garage Sales Fair...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Rosburg Hall, Noon. District No. 4, Fire Department, drill night, 7 p.m. Grays River Fire Department, fire/ambulance, 7 p.m....

PUD board hears from Energy Northwest

The Wahkiakum County PUD got a visit from Energy Northwest at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday. Vicki Watilo, a member of the public affairs group for Energy Northwest (EN) spoke to the commissioners about the work being done at...

N/GRV School Board Notes

Submitted by Superintendent Lisa Nelson The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on June 21st. Several personnel moves were approved. These included the hiring of fifth grade teacher Tamara...

Delvin Fredrickson

Delvin L. Fredrickson, 77 of Grays River, died at his home on June 15, 2016. He was born in Turlock CA on July 20, 1938 to Earl and Lois (Clifton) Fredrickson. He graduated high school in 1957 and attended college at Delta Valley Community College....

Michael A. Rose

Michael Aaron Rose, 69, of Cathlamet, died May 25, 2016 in Nevada. He was born in Cathlamet, September 6, 1946 to George and Myrtle Rose. Mike was a logger in the Cathlamet area for 27 years before...

Dale Dutcher: Tales of the broad Pacific

Dale Dutcher still gets to meet people from different places on the globe, but these days they visit him and his wife Cheryl at their home and B&B on Altoona Road. When he was 55, he sailed the...

Fifth grader builds collectors for marina

Allie Bennett will be in sixth grade this fall but she finished up her fifth grade year working on a personal project after being inspired by something she saw online. "It was a bucket that you put...

First horse show is this Saturday

SUPER NICE--We couldn't have asked for a nicer Father's Day with the sun shining and temperatures in the mid-70's, along with a little breeze, so that was great for all those who held barbecues or traveled here or there to treat Dad out on his...

Skyline holding youth golfing clinic

Skyline Golf Course will hold a summer golf clinic starting June 21 on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of July at the driving range. Middle School aged kids play at 9 a.m.; high school aged kids at 10 a.m. Elementary school aged kids check...

Julia Butler Hansen house open for tours on June 28

The Julia Butler Hansen Heritage Center will be open for tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Tuesday, June 28. The Julia Butler Hansen House is the oldest house in Cathlamet and Wahkiakum County and is owned by the Wahkiakum Community Foundation. The...

Final summer series concerts to be held this weekend

Friends of Skamokawa will hold their final concerts of their summer series this weekend. Two Skamokawa groups will be featured. Saturday will be Jerry and Becky Ledtke and the Vibes and they will be selling a new CD that just came out. Sunday will...

Interested in making movies?

The Charlotte House/St. James Family Center will host a Prevention Production Project. They are asking middle school students to help create a PSA to share with the community. They will meet twice weekly to write/act/film. There will be snacks...

Plant-a-Row for the hungry

The Wahkiakum County Extension Office would like to introduce a new initiative this year in partnership with the Wahkiakum County Hunger Relief Task Force to encourage home gardeners, farmers and 4-H members to Plant-a-Row for the hungry this...

Learn to cheer, chant, dance, and stunt

The Mule Cheerleaders will host a Mini Mule Cheer Camp for students entering K-8th grade July 12-14 in the High School Gymnasium. The Mini Mule Cheerleaders will show off their new skills in the Bald Eagle Day Parade on July 16. Mini Mules entering...

Coordinator thanks donors

To The Eagle: I would like to take a moment to thank the brewery in Cathlamet, River Mile 38, for donating their Rollie’s Root Beer, KFC/A&W Longview for donating cups, spoons, straws and lids and also Dairy Queen in Longview for donating ice...

Sheriff's Report, June 23, 2016

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: June 13 — 9:35 a.m. The Cathlamet ambulance responded when a student lost consciousness in a Cathlamet school...

 
 
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