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October 16, 2014  RSS feed
Drug Search Leads to Arrest
ROBERT KLINGENSTEIN IS CHARGED ON MULTIPLE DRUG COUNTS

DAYTON – On October 7, Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with officers from the Walla Walla SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at the home of Robert Klingenstein in Dayton. Klingenstein, 68, was arrested after officers found large quantities of marijuana plants growing at the home, as well as other drugs and paraphernalia. More...

Local Schools Celebrate Homecoming
WAITSBURG

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School’s Homecoming kicked off this week, and the student body is already getting into the spirit. More...

Local Schools Celebrate Homecoming
DAYTON

DAYTON – For more than 100 years, schools across the nation have been celebrating Homecoming, honoring school alumni who often return to their alma mater to reconnect with people, places and traditions during events all week culminating with the Friday night football game and high school dance on Saturday. More...

Sheriff Candidates Differ on Many Issues
TURNER IS PROUD OF IMPROVEMENTS HE’S BROUGHT TO SHERIFF’S OFFICE

WAITSBURG – During an interview with The Times, Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner cited a long list of reasons he’s proud of his first four-year term as Sheriff. He said it began with listening to employees and the end result has been a significant reduction in crime. More...

Sheriff Candidates Differ on Many Issues
COOPER BRINGS LENGTHY EXPERIENCE IN LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

WAITSBURG – Tom Cooper says he wants to bring a sense of trust back to the Walla Walla Sheriff’s office, which he feels has been lost in the last four years. That is why he is challenging Sheriff John Turner in his reelection bid this year. More...

Cooper Bows Out of Waitsburg Forum

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Lions Club invited the candidates for Walla Walla County Sheriff to a forum that was to be held during the club’s regular meeting here Tuesday. It was cancelled, however, after challenger Tom Cooper told the club he was unwilling to take part. More...

Touchet Valley News

WEEKLY CALENDAR
     18 Waitsburg Resource Center 106 Preston Avenue 9 – 11 a.m. The Center serves families in the Waitsburg and Prescott School Districts. Saturday Market Blue Mountain Station 10a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Blue Mountain Community Foundation Awards Grants in the Touchet Valley
     WALLA WALLA – Blue Mountain Community Foundation announced this month 78 discretionary grants they will award to 65 organizations in Walla Walla, Garfield, Columbia and Umatilla counties. Two grants will be awarded to Waitsburg based organizations: $1500 for musical instruments for the school band to the Waitsburg School District, and $1200 to the Blue Mountain Resource
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Opinion


How Much Is Too Much?
     My wife and I moved to Dayton in the fall of 2010 from Bothell, Washington. We selected Dayton as our home because of Dayton’s atmosphere and small town charm. Dayton is unique because it possesses many amenities found in larger cities – the Courthouse, a grocery store, banks, City Park, public pool, K-12 school system, public library, fair grounds, nursing home, and hospital.
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
How to Dress for Homecoming
     Homecoming Week makes the oft- dreadable task of getting up and going to school infinitely more bearable. The decorations in the common areas, the silly costumes, the midday assemblies, and the competitive spirit can make the daily grind much more bearable.
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Sports

WP Hangs on For Win Over Burbank
COYOTES COME BACK FROM 19-POINT DEFICIT TO MAKE GAME EXCITING
     BURBANK – The Waitsburg-Prescott football team played three solid quarters Friday night but had to hold on at the end to beat Columbia-Burbank, 26-23. The win puts the Cardinals’ season record at 4-2, and marks the end of their no-league schedule.
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DAYTON TROUNCES WP IN THREE
SOLID BULLDOG SERVING IS TOO MUCH FOR LADY CARDS
     DAYTON – The Lady ‘Dawgs took down the Lady Cards in three sets in a home court league match on Oct. 7. Outstanding serves and a strong offense won the sets 25-15, 25-13 and 25- 19 for the Bulldogs and improved their standings to 3-0 in league play and 9-3, overall.
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Bulldog Struggles Continue vs. Sunnyside
BEN KLECK SCORES THREE TOUCHDOWNS, BUT YOUNG DAYTON TEAM FALLS 76-20
     SUNNYSIDE – The Dayton Bulldogs took an early lead after scoring a touchdown on their opening drive against Sunnyside Christian Friday night. But their defensive woes continued, as the Knights rolled to a 76-20 victory.
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Obituaries

LAURETTE DELORIS MCCAW
June 7, 1930 - Oct. 6, 2014
     Laurette DeLoris McCaw, age 84, was welcomed into Heaven on Oct. 6, 2014. She was born on June 7, 1930, in Dusty, WA, to Jacob J. and Martha Weber Stueckle. The youngest of seven children, she moved with her family to the Prescott area in 1936 where her father farmed near Clyde.
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Touchet Valley Life

PIONEER
     Ten Years Ago October 21, 2004
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