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

 
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Council OK's street vacation plan at marina

Members of the Cathlamet town council covered a wide range of topics at their Monday meeting. The council agreed on a plan to vacate a portion of Beal Street for Port District 1; they went over a proposed change order for their street lighting...

Board hears student health advocates

On Tuesday, the Wahkiakum School District Board of Directors voted to approve an interlocal agreement to borrow $500,000 from Wahkiakum County in order to begin security and technology improvements on the school campus. The board heard from a trio...

Commission okays sales, $500,000 loan

Wahkiakum County commissioners had a light agenda to tackle when they met Tuesday. Commissioners signed a quit claim deed and other papers to sell a small lot in Skamokawa to Martin and Sue Kuller for the sum of $10. Commissioner had approved the...

Business woman opens flower shop

Nicole Emery must have a green thumb, because everything is coming up daisies. Emery worked for several years as a licensed massage therapist and though she loved her work, it was time to do...

Port 2 considering marketing plans

Commissioners of Port District No. 2 discussed marketing of district parks when they met Tuesday. Robert Kulp, who has designed an updated website for the district, discussed marketing strategies involving the internet and social media. He said the...

Yoga practitioner opens Cathlamet studio

Cathlamet finally has its very own yoga studio, Rain River Yoga. Sarah Parsons, who spent her summers in Cathlamet on her grandparent's farm, relocated here a few years ago with her own family and...

Wildfire season began April 15

Prevention measures to protect life and property are in effect through October 15 on 13 million acres of DNR-protected lands Wildfire season officially began April 15, as specified by state law, and already the Washington State Department of...

The Eagle Calendar

THURSDAY Lecture Series, Cathlamet Community Center, 101 Main St., 10 a.m. - Noon. Preschool Story & Craft Time, Cathlamet Library, 4 p.m. Cathlamet Fire Department, 7 p.m. Senior Citizen Luncheon, Congregational Church, Noon. Senior Citizen...

N/GRV School Baord Meeting Notes

The Naselle-Grays River Valley School District Board of Directors met for its monthly meeting on April 21, 2015. The board acknowledged the retirement of district office secretary, Marilyn Strange, effective June 30, 2015, and long-time bus driver...

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20

Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and turkey seasons in Washington state. Permit winners will be selected through a random drawing conducted by the Washington...

Death Notice for James Mast

James Mast, 72, of Cathlamet, died April 17, 2015 at the hospice center in Longview. Services will be held at the Norse Hall on Puget Island, May 2 at 2 p.m. A full obituary will appear next week. Dowling Funeral Home is in charge of...

Weather has been especially nice

BEEN NICE--I hope you were able to take advantage of the nice weather we had last weekend as it was prime time for traveling to the beach or working in the yard. It seems there were tractors and mowers running everywhere, so I know many folks were...

Redmen Hall to show work of local artist

Redmen Hall in Skamokawa will present the work of one of Wahkiakum County's premium artists. Carol Peacock will show her work opening on May 2. Peacock spent her formative years in Europe studying art and architecture setting her on a future as an...

Youth group arrives for service project

News from Naselle: Sports calendar for this week with the Naselle Comet teams: today (Thursday), fast pitch and baseball at Oakville at 4 p.m.; Friday, track at Chehalis at 3:30 p.m.; Monday, baseball with MMK in Naselle at 4 p.m.; Tuesday, Comet...

Chamber seeking grand marshal & 2015 theme

The 2015 Bald Eagle Planning Committee is seeking recommendations for a 2015 theme and nominations for the 2015 Grand Marshal from all of the Wahkiakum County community. Their second meeting is slated for Wednesday, April 29, at 5 p.m., at the...

Caregiver classes provided

The Powerful Tools for Caregivers course is for family members caring for a loved one at home. Classes will provide persons with tools and tips to better handle the unique challenges they face. Class participants learn to reduce personal stress,...

Cast chosen for Missoula Children's Theatre presentation

According to information released from Wahkiakum School District this week, the cast has been chosen for the Missoula Children's Theatre presentation of The Wizard of Oz. The play will be held on...

Reception for new couple

Wayne and Becky Erickson invite friends and family to celebrate the recent marriage of their son Alan to Sarah Conley. The couple were married in Seattle on March 29. This post reception/luncheon...

Program will introduce JustServe.org project

The community is invited to participate in a meeting to introduce JustServe.org to be held at the Community Center Meeting Room at 101 Main Street next Thursday at 4 p.m. Dan Lindstrom, the JustServe Project Coordinator in Longview, will present...

Spring Artisan Faire set for May 1

The Artisan Guild of Mt St Helens will hold their 3rd annual "Spring Artisan Faire" on Friday, May 1, at Cassava's Fusion Cafe, 14th & Broadway, Longview from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artists will be there in person with their creations for sale. Choose...

Denim Day is not about love of jeans

To The Eagle: April 29th is Denim Day. No – this is not a day for celebrating America’s love for jeans. It’s the anniversary of an event that sparked international outrage – when someone was wearing jeans that were “too” tight. At least...

            Mule golfers do battle

      With our number one senior golfer Elliot Haney visiting Carnegie Mellon University, Wahkiakum Mule freshman Bryce Good had to fly solo April 23 after a 3-hour drive through a driving rainstorm on the way to Ocean Shores. Bryce hit the ball well...

On the diamonds

Wahkiakum Mule baseball and softball teams returned to play after spring break with a mixed bag of wins and losses. On Saturday, April 11, the Mules baseball team beat the Onalaska Loggers in two,...

Wahkiakum Mule Golf

Wahkiakum Mule golfers hosted a meet April 16 at Skyline Golf Course. Senior Elliot Haney hit seven out of nine fairways but had trouble capitalizing those good tee shots and shot 46 to claim...

Wahkiakum Track & Field

The Wahkiakum Mule track and field team traveled to Napavine last Thursday for a Central 2B meet. The boys team scored eight points and took eighth place out of eight teams. The girls team scored 54 points and placed fourth out of eight teams. For...

Sheriff's Report, April 23, 2015

Wahkiakum County law enforcement officers and emergency response personnel handled a variety of reports during the past week, including: April 13 — 10:11 a.m. Hotel Cathlamet reported that they would be testing their fire alarm. 11:25 a.m. An...

 
 
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