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July 17, 2014  RSS feed
Dayton Woman Dies in River Accident
Sharon Matthews was with friends boating on the Snake River when she disappeared

NEZ PERCE COUNTY, Ida. – The body of a Dayton woman missing for nearly a week was recovered Saturday along the Snake River here. She was presumed to have drowned. More...

Three West Nile Virus Cases Suspected in Waitsburg
Residents urged to eliminate misquito breeding areas

WAITSBURG – West Nile Virus is not as deadly or exotic as it sounds, but with three suspected cases recently diagnosed at the Waitsburg Clinic it’s a good idea to know what to look for and how to treat and prevent infections. Mosquitoes that have become infected by feeding on diseased birds spread the disease, which is most prevalent May through October. More...

Grooms are Alumni Parade Marshalls
Bud and Marilyn Groom graduated from DHS together in 1955

DAYTON – Sixty years ago this summer, Bud Groom and Marilyn Fletcher were preparing for their senior year at Dayton High School. This summer, Bud and Marilyn, who have been married 58 of those years, will lead the Dayton Alumni Parade as Parade Marshals. More...

Alumni & Mule Parade Saturday

DAYTON – Main Street will be alive with mules and former students Saturday morning, as the annual alumni and Mule parade rolls through town, beginning at 10 a.m. Mule Mania kicks off Thursday at the Columbia County Fairground, with more than 150 mules and donkeys, along with their owners, expected to participate. More...

Touchet Valley News

     17 - 20 Mule Mania!Dayton, WASee full schedule ofevents at 17 Dayton Lions Club12:30 – 1:30 p.m.Delaney Building
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Ken Graham: From the Publisher
The Importance of Alumni
     Last summer I attended my 40th high school class reunion in Vancouver, Wash. That evening I had the pleasure of listening as several of the “kids” I went to school with described how wonderful their grandchildren are – some at great length.
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Collegiate Lethal Weapon
     I ’ve gotten my fair share of college recruitment mail since last fall, and I now consider myself something of a connoisseur of the medium. I have my own private museum of college correspondence anomalies, each labeled with my personal nickname for it. Among the highlights are: • The U of Chicago Tablecloth, a poster three feet by four feet in size.
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Touchet Valley Life

Drummin’ in Prescott
      The Tri-Cities Steel Drum Band performed before an appreciative audience at Field View Park in Prescott on July 9. Walla Walla Bluegrass Gospel band Hand Picked will play in the park at 7 p.m.
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Marathon Woman
      Janet Ihle enjoys the support of her family after completing The Light at the End of the Tunnel Marathon on Sunday, July 13.
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     Ten Years Ago July 22, 2004
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