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Pig Roast Celebrates 30 Years

Dunn Receives Nearly Five Years for Drugs

DAYTON – Monty N. Dunn, the 50-year-old Dayton resident arrested on multiple drug charges at his home across the street from the Dayton High School in February, was sentenced to 57 months in...

Pig Roast Celebrates 30 Years

Waitsburg welcomes clean and sober bikers, campers WAITSBURG – Locals know that pink "Pig Party" signs and the rumble of motorcycle engines is as much a part of Memorial Day weekend in Waitsburg...

Waitsburg Honors Vets at Memorial Service

WAITSBURG – Flags lined the fence and flapped briskly in the breeze, making a fitting presentation at Waitsburg's annual American Legion Memorial Day Service at the Waitsburg City Cemetery on...

WHS Alumni Banquet Draws Crowd

WAITSBURG – The 112th Waitsburg High School Alumni Banquet and Reunion took place in the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room on Saturday, May 23, with Darleen (Smith) Dozier, Class of '78 ...

'70 Buick To Be Raffled Again

Last year’s raffle winners donated prize back to Dayton Chamber for another round DAYTON – The Dayton Chamber of Commerce’s second annual classic car raffle will feature the same car as the first. The 1970 Buick Electra 225 will again help...

Dayton Girls On to State Tournament

SPOKANE – The Dayton girls' softball team won their first two games at the 2B District 7/9 regional tournament here Saturday, which qualified them for this week's state tournament. In the...

WP Boys Edge Asotin at Regionals

SPOKANE – The Waitsburg-Prescott boys' track and field team captured a win at the 2B District 7/9 regional meet on Friday. WP ended the meet with 94 points, outscoring 17 other teams, including...

Andrews Gets Two Wins at Regionals

SPOKANE – Dayton's Kaitlyn Andrews won two events and took two seconds at the 2B District 7/9 regional meet here Friday. She led the Dayton girls' team to a tie for sixth place among 17 girls'...

2B District 7/9 Championships , Spokane

WP Boys’ Results Place Grade Name Time/Dist. 100 Meters - 2B - Finals 6. 10 Travis Crockett 11.76a 200 Meters - 2B - Finals 7. 10 Travis Crockett 24.64a 400 Meters - 2B - Finals 7. 12 Tyler Shafer 55.32a 8. 11 Tewedros McDowell 57.72a 3200 Meters...

WP Spring Sports Awards

PRESCOTT - The Waitsburg-Prescott Spring Sports Awards were held May 19 at Prescott High School. Award recipients were as follows: Baseball: Most Inspirational: Jacob Dunn Most Improved: Chance Leroue Most Valuable Player: Kyle Gradwohl District 9...

Gary Hofer: MARKET BULLETS

The wheat market as revealed by Chicago soft red winter futures is a one-day wonder. Since mid-May, all of the significant price changes have come in single sessions. On May 14, July contracts opened at $4.81½ and closed 33 cents higher at...

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

Here at The Times, we love the spring for all the reasons you all do, and for another reason as well: Springtime brings great photo opportunities in the Touchet Valley. We like to keep this newspaper ...

Emma Philbrook: STUDENT LIFE

I am in the process of writing my co-valedictorian’s address. This process is not going as smoothly as I would have hoped. “Valedictorian” is taken from “Valedictory,” which is defined as...

Reopening Event at Lyons Ferry State Park

STARBUCK – The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invite the public to a reopening celebration at Lyons Ferry State Park, along Highway 261 near Starbuck, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, June...

$10 Sports Physicals

WALLA WALLA – Providence St. Mary Rehabilitation Department, Providence Medical Group and the Walla Walla Public Schools are partnering to provide inexpensive exams at a convenient location for student athletes and their parents. Area students in...

Wizard of Oz Auditions

DAYTON – Auditions for Touchet Valley Arts Council’s fall musical, The Wizard of Oz, will take place June 1, 3, 4, and 6 at the Liberty Theater (344 E. Main, Dayton). Call co-director Mike Ferrians at (509) 520-9561 to schedule an audition or...

Grant wins Exchange Club Youth of the Year

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School senior Hannah Grant, along with DeSales senior Hannah Leahy, received Exchange Club of Walla Walla Youth of the Year Awards for the 2014-15 school year. The recipients received a commemorative plaque and a $1,000...

Christian Women's Connection

STARBUCK – June’s Christian Women’s Connection meeting will be a brunch meeting at Judy Jackson’s home (825 Jackson Lane) in Starbuck from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m on Wednesday, June 10. Please make note of the time change for this meeting....

Beth Lloyd Tietjen

Beth (Betty) Lloyd Tietjen passed away in Spokane, Wash., on May 20, 2015.   She was born in Waitsburg, WA on Dec. 31, 1919, the daughter of George Marvin and Mary Caroline (Calla) Summers Lloyd....

Police Notes - May 28, 2015

Waitsburg Nothing to report. Dayton May 17 Caller reporting an intoxicated male attempting to leave residence by vehicle on Turner Road; caller convinced the person not to drive. Possible scam call on E. Oak Street; caller was asked to wire money...

Pioneer Portraits - May 28, 2015

Ten Years Ago June 2, 2005 Seven years ago, young Trevor Johnson bugled Taps at the first Memorial Day observance which he and his father, Mark, helped organize. Now Johnson, dressed in desert camouflage and beret, has returned from a one-year tour...

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

29: French Toast; Corn Dog, BBQ Beans 1: Breakfast Sandwich; Turkey Sub, Sun Chips 2: Biscuit & Gravy; Outdoor BBQ 3: Longjohn; All School Sack Lunch (K-5 Field Day) 4: Egg, Sausage, Hash brown; Sweet & Sour Chicken, Stir Fry...

Birthdays - Week of May 28

May 29: David Moser, Geraine Hansen, Harry Seaton, Randall Johnson, Betty Wood, James Angell, Andrea Estes, Cody Nordheim and Nick Stroobants. May 30: Preston Hinchliffe, Melissa Huwe and Amy Thomas. May 31: Kathleen Smith, Valerie Coe and Sharon...

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