SR 401 Closed

WSDOT ALERT NEW: SR 401 – is CLOSED between the Astoria-Megler Bridge (milepost 0.0) and Knappton Road (milepost 9.0) due to debris covering the roadway

DATE/TIME: Oct. 27, 2021 – 2:35 p.m. LOCATION: SR 401 – between the Astoria-Megler Bridge (milepost 0.0) and Knappton Road (milepost 9.0) is CLOSED in both directions – Pacific County

DESCRIPTION: State Route 401, between the Astoria-Megler Bridge (milepost 0.0) and Knappton Road (milepost 9.0) is CLOSED both directions due to a debris slide covering the roadway. Geotechnical crews are on scene working to assess the situation. There is no ETA for reopening the roadway at this time. Travelers who need access on either side of the closure on SR 401 can detour using SR 4 and US 101.

START: Oct. 27, 2021 – 11:30 a.m.
END: Unknown CONTACT: Celeste Dimichina, WSDOT communications, 360-905-2057

Work Party at Ahlberg Park

Grangers chip after a large section of an elm tree collapsed at Ahlberg Park. The park is owned and operated by Grays River Grange. It is located next to the only covered bridge in Washington State.

Chipping elm branches
Krist and Rodney chip elm
Diane will use chips for her fruit trees.

2021 Fair Spelling Bee

Grays River Grange is sponsoring the Spelling Bee at the 2021 Wahkiakum County Fair.

The Spelling Bee is to be held Saturday, August 21 at 1:00PM in the Skamokawa Grange hall.

Contest Rules

1) Prizes are $75 (1st), $50 (2nd), $25 (3rd)

Two Divisions for kids going into

1st Division (Lower): 3rd, 4th and 5th grades

2nd Division (Upper): 6th, 7th, and 8th grades

2) Words will be picked at random from a list that corresponds with the grade the participant is going into

3) There are NO take backs

ex. door- response, D.O.E, oh, I mean D.O.O.R does NOT count

4) Last two participants left on stage engage in a spell off

* If 1st person mis-spells, 2nd person has to spell correctly the same word. If they ALSO spell incorrect, move on to another word and give it to 1st person.

How to participate:

Step 1 — Start studying the word list appropriate for your grade.

Step 2 — Get to the Skamokawa Grange hall at 1pm, or before and register.

Step 3 — Go for it!!!!

WORD LISTS:

3rd grade word list

4th grade word list

5th grade word list

6th grade word list

7th grade word list

8th grade word list