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August 28, 2014  RSS feed
Council Approves Art Commission Selections
CHABRE AND BROEL WILL CREATE MAIN STREET SCULPTURES

WAITSBURG – It was an unusually full house at last week’s City Council meeting, at least through the first item on the agenda: discussion and action on the new public art selection finalists. More...

LOCAL LEARNERS ATTEND SEATECH OPEN HOUSE
Several Waitsburg and Dayton students will attend the technical skills center

WALLA WALLA – Local students and parents got a sneak peek at the brand new Southeast Area Technical Skills Center (SEATECH) located on the Walla Walla Community College Campus Monday night. More...

Touchet Valley News

WEEKLY CALENDAR
     August 27-31 Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days 29 Soup for the Soul First Christian Church (410 S. 3rd, Dayton) 5:30 p.m.
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Opinion


Ken Graham: From the Publisher
10 Reasons I’m Glad I Don’t have to Go Back to School
     10. I did it 19 times (including Kindergarten and graduate school). That was enough. 9. I hate shopping for clothes. 8. In high school I wasn’t good enough to play football. (The one year I did, I learned things about pain I’d never known.) So when school started, it meant putting on my band uniform. It’s not the same. 7.
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
What I Learned this Summer
     Well, it seems as though I’m running out of summer quite rapidly. School starts next Tuesday. The Walla Walla Fair, long a herald of the break’s end, will already be in full swing by the time you read this. The evenings are starting to get a little chilly, and my garden’s finally yielding produce.
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Sports

HIGH HOPES FOR WP GRIDDERS
CARDINALS FACE SIX TOUGH NONLEAGUE FOES BEFORE FINISHING WITH THREE LEAGUE GAMES
     WAITSBUG – With the Southeast 2B District 9 football league down to four teams, non-league games will dominate the Waitsburg-Prescott Cardinals’ schedule this year. And those games will be tough. “This is the toughest schedule we’ve had since I’ve been here,” said WP coach Jeff Bartlow, who is entering his 16th season as head coach.
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Dayton, WP to Co-Op for Cross-Country
DAYTON’S DAN NECHODOM WILL COACH BOTH CARDS AND ‘DOGS
     DAYTON – “I don’t coach Bulldogs or Cardinals – I coach kids,” said Dan Nechedom. In a way, it’s back to the beginning for Nechodom, who co-opped with Waitsburg in 2004 when he first got his feet wet coaching Cross Country.
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Obituaries

Margaret Ann Picton
February 2, 1947 - August 19, 2014
     Margaret Ann Picton, 67, of Waitsburg, WA died August 19, 2014 in Kennewick, WA. She was born February 2, 1947 in Shirley, Arkansas to her parents Jesse and Lucille Nettles. She lived in Waitsburg, WA for over 60 years.
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Touchet Valley Life

CHRISTIAN WOMEN’S CONNECTION LUNCHEON
     DAYTON -- The Christian Women’s Connection will meet at 11:30 a.m. on September 10 at L.C. @ The Green (209 N. Pine St., Dayton). Lunch is $10 and will be catered by LouAnn Trousdale & Chase Hudson.
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PIONEER PORTRAITS
     Ten Years Ago September 2, 2004 The Waitsburg High School Cheer Squad participated in a cheer camp in early July, winning a pair of trophies. Attending were Danielle Lehr, Jamie Winnett, Ashleigh Bertsch, Krystal Abernathy and Coach Betsy Lindsey.
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BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT
Adeline Elizabeth Brock
     BROCK, David and Alaina, are delighted to announce the birth of their beautiful daughter, Adeline Elizabeth at 8:19 a.m. on July 28 in Walla Walla, Washington. She weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and was 19.25 inches. She is welcomed with lots of love by her big brother Isaac.
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