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Dayton Pool Won't Open this Year

DAYTON-Citing public health, safety and liability issues, the Dayton City Council voted last week to close the city pool for the 2018 summer season. The vote was unanimous. "The staff was...

Recycling Station Nears Completion

DAYTON – Columbia County’s recycling program will be up and ready to begin receiving mixed paper/newspaper, aluminum, and cardboard as soon as Basin Disposal, Inc. places bins at the county’s new recycling station. The station is located in a...

Port to Consider BMS Building 2 Purchase

DAYTON—Colby Litzenberger, of Tucannon Development, LLC, has stepped up to the plate with regard to building number two at the Blue Mountain Station, reported Port Manager Jennie Dickinson, during the Port of Columbia Commissioners’ meeting...

District Gets Top Marks for Community Engagement

WAITSBURG – Two years ago, Waitsburg School District staff, administration and community members participated in a visioning process coordinated by Educational Service District 123, which oversees schools in southeast Washington. A top priority...

Softball Girls Sweep L-W-K, 21-0, 16-1

WAITSBURG – The Dayton-Waitsburg softball team made quick work of Lyle-Wishram-Klickitat on Saturday in a double-header in Waitsburg. In the first game, a 21-0, three-inning rout, DW went to bat only twice, knocking in seven runs in the first...

Land Use that Degrades Land Should Be Disallowed

Dear Editor, Regarding the proposed water bottling plant, the commission looks at this decision as a “Land Use Issue” which I understand. In that regard here are points they need to consider: Use of the land is important, although the...

Extraordinary Contributions Will Benefit Dayton

Dear Editor, In February of this year, 2018, an extraordinary thing occurred to benefit our dear town. By extraordinary, I mean something that doesn’t happen every day or even every year. Michael Haight and Cathy Lee-Haight decided to make some...

Help with Heating Bills Available

WALLA WALLA – Blue Mountain Action Council reports that it has Washington State Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program grant dollars available to help pay down heating bills for low-income individuals and families in Columbia, Garfield, and...

Earth Day Celebration at Best Western

DAYTON – Children of all ages and their parents are invited to make fun craft projects in honor of Earth Day at the Best Western Plus Hotel and Suites in Dayton on Friday, April 20, from 3:30-5 p.m. The hotel is located at 507 E Main...

Josephine Elaine Thaut - March 9, 1943 - Dec. 16, 2017

Josephine Elaine Thaut was born on March 9, 1943 in Colville, Washington to Harold and Helen Anderson. Known as “Joey” to many in her life, and as Elaine to family, she passed away on December 16, 2017 at her home in Dayton. She was preceded in...

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago - April 24, 2008 After operating as a Green Giant label vegetable processing center since 1934, the Senica Foods processing plant in Dayton is ready for a new tenant. Friday the Port of Columbia opens the doors to welcome interested...

Asian Cabbage Salad

I have had this salad several times, with a few different versions, and I have enjoyed it each time. I think this recipe, which comes from Better Homes & Garden's All Time Favorites, is the...

Birthdays

April 20: Chris Shaffer, Verla Bushnell, Doris Huffman, Scott Unholz, Mark Leroue, Elisha James, and Elizabeth Henderson, Kyle Martin. April 21: Tracy Keve, Brooklyn Butler, Rebecca Dunn, Joyce Zingle, and Dean and Deanna Keiser. April 22: Julie...

Legal Notices for April 19, 2018

In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Walla Walla  Irene Gutierez, Petitioner, No. (16-3-00100-3) Javier Hernandez, Respondent. The State of Washington to the Salvador Pina Hernandez: You are hereby summoned to appear...

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