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Small but Mighty: Organic Growers are a Vital Part of the Community

DAYTON--There are commercial harvests other than for wheat, barley, or peas, in our region. Marcus and Lacey Mead of Smith Hollow Farmstead, Lorrie Ryzek Bensel of Verdurous Gardens, Richard Heieren...

Bringing Home the Harvest

You know it's wheat harvest in Waitsburg, when the McCaw crew is spotted cutting the wheat field surrounding the city water tower. Above: Three generations of the McCaw family bring in the crop. Guy...

Council Returns to Grandstand Dilemma

WAITSBURG – After investing more than a year and spending thousands of dollars for engineering reports, drawings, and structural assessments to determine if renovating the Waitsburg fairgrounds...

State Budget Delay Impacts County

DAYTON--One of the topics discussed at last week’s BOCC meeting is what impact the state legislature’s budget will have on individual departments in the county. With the exception of the Public Works Department, and Planning and Building...

Something to Smile About

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KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER

One day a few weeks ago, out of boredom I suppose, I was rummaging through some of the dozens of old books and other materials in the back of The Times' office, when I came across a thin (64-page)...

Waitsburg High School Sports Info Night

WAITSBURG – A high school sports information night is scheduled for Mon., Aug 7 at 7 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School auditorium. All high school athletes interested in playing fall sports are requested to attend, along with their...

Prescott Car Show

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Joint Parks & Recreation District will hold a car show in the Prescott Park on Sat., Aug. 12 from noon to 3 p.m. There is no entry fee. Simply come to the park and enjoy the shade and company. Hot dogs will be available...

PJPRD Meeting Change

PRESCOTT – The regular meeting of the Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District Board of Commissioners meeting has been changed from Thurs., Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. to Mon. Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. The change is to accommodate commissioners that will be out...

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The August Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will take place Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall. The cost is $10 and the meal will be catered by Laura Hall of Milton-Freewater, Ore. August’s speaker is Mary Dundas...

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago Aug. 2, 2007 Retirement for Waitsburg Postmaster Don Maiuri will not include lots of golf, fishing and shuffleboard. The 34-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service wrapped up a ten-plus year stint at the Waitsburg Post Office this...

Birthdays - Week of July 27

July 28: Jim Mason, Bill Donley, Jack Otterson, Jr., Jay Herion, Calvin Morton. July 29: Ginger Henze, John Kenney, Rachel Reedy, DeLynn Liebermann. July 30: Pam Conover, J.E. McCaw, Kohl Perry, Tim Rogers. July 31: Glen Vogt, Joan Hamberg,...

Strange But True

*Marsupials and platypuses are the only mammals that don’t have belly buttons. A marsupial loses its umbilical cord before emerging its mother’s pouch, so a scar never forms. Platypuses are hatched and never have an umbilical cord to begin...

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I found this recipe in the Costco Connection and since I had most all of the ingredients, I made it for dinner. However, since I goofed a bit, I'm not sure how it's really supposed to taste. I'm...

Legals - July 27, 2017

In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Walla Walla  Stacey Lynn Griffin, Petitioner,    No. (17-3-00145 -1) Daniels Giles Griffin, Respondent.        The State of Washington to the Daniels Giles Griffin:     ...

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