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Waitsburg and Dayton Receive Schools of Distinction Awards

WAITSBURG/DAYTON – Waitsburg and Dayton elementary schools have been recognized as 2017 Schools of Distinction for making outstanding improvements in reading and math for the past five years. The School of Distinction award recognizes these...

Waitsburg's Pop Up Downtown Was a Success!

WAITSBURG – In spite of competition from the Dayton Chamber Awards, a Seattle Seahawks game and dreary weather, Waitsburg's first Pop Up Downtown, held last Thursday night, was deemed a success!...

Sewer Siphon Repair is Completed

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's city council no doubt let a collective sigh of relief when relining of the leaking sewer siphon near the Touchet River Bridge went off without a hitch. The pipe burst...

Off the Rails

A train was derailed on the newly operational short line railroad, just west of Waitsburg on Bolles Road Tuesday morning. The Port of Columbia opened the line last month after it had been closed for...

Christmas Kicks off in Dayton on Nov. 24 and 25

DAYTON-The City of Dayton is known as "The Town that Still Believes" and to celebrate, the Dayton Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 11th annual Christmas Kickoff, which will take place on Fri.,...

Prescott Soccer Makes State Playoffs

Tigers will face St. George’s (AGAIN) in semifinals opener PRESCOTT – The Prescott Tigers soccer team made it to the state championship semifinals following their 6-0 home turf win over Tacoma’s Evergreen Lutheran on Fri., Nov. 10. Prescott...

Remember 1993

Twenty-five years ago, Business took a beating in Olympia. The swing to the left in the 1992 general election was swift and potent. It drove higher costs to employers and more government regulations. Warning: Today’s political winds are blowing...

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Dog Park Photo Fundraiser

DAYTON – Dayton photographer Vicki Zoller will be at the old Mace Mead Works building (250 E. Main) on Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to take pet and family photos as a fundraiser for the Dayton Dog Park. Families with or without pets are invited...

Leaf Bin Available

WAITSBURG – The City of Waitsburg has a leaf bin available for use in the city yard, across from Preston Park. People may drop off leaves, bagged or unbagged, during public works business hours, which are 7:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. Nothing but...

Kiwanis Bingo and Food Bank Collection

DAYTON – The Dayton Kiwanis Club will host their annual Kiwanis Turkey Bingo at the Dayton multipurpose room form 3-9 p.m. on Sat., Nov. 18. Kiwanis members will be accepting food donations at the door for the Dayton Food Bank. The food bank is...

Pioneer Portraits - November 16, 2017

Ten Years Ago November 22, 2007 Following the discovery of an underground storage tank and a week’s delay while the tank was removed and soil checked, contractors began working in earnest on the new Waitsburg Clinic at the corner of Third and...

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

This caught my eye, though I haven't made it yet. I've made burritos that are eaten by hand. I'd say these are more burritos/enchiladas combo. The recipe says it makes eight servings. So for us, that ...

Birthdays - Week of Nov. 16

November 17: Patrick Estes, Marvin Klundt, Ray Small, Muriel Hamilton, Shelly Jones, Nicholette Filbert, Joann Price, Bernice Price, Lewis Neace, Doris Wagoner, Lance Lybecker. November 18: James Hays, John Nordheim, Jason Gawith, Jane Leid, Marvin...

Strange But True

* It was 17th-century English novelist and politician Edward Bulwer-Lytton who made the following sage observation: “If you wish to be loved, show more of your faults than your virtues.” * If you have an indoor/outdoor cat, you might have found...

MOMENTS IN TIME

* On Nov. 25, 1783, nearly three months after the Treaty of Paris was signed ending the American Revolution, the last British soldiers withdraw from New York City. Four months later, the city was declared the capital of the United States. In 1790,...

School Breakfasts and Lunches

17: Pancake on a Stick; PB&J Uncrustables, Sun Chips 20: Breakfast Burrito; Hamburger, Tomato/Onion, Fries 21: Biscuit & Gravy; Tater Tot Casserole, Roll, Broccoli 22: Cinnamon Roll; Corndog 12:10 EARLY RELEASE 23: HAPPY...

Legals - November 16, 2017

NO: 17-4-00200-1 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS RCW 11.40.030 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WALLA WALLA In re the Estate of: HERBERT FISHER, Deceased. The personal representative named below has been...

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