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Grizzly Bear Fire Crews Continue Working Toward Containment

Grizzly Bear Fire Crews Continue Working Toward Containment

[Editor's Note: the following information was released Tuesday morning by the Umatilla National Forest Fire Information Office.] ELGIN, Ore. – Firefighters continue to make overall progress...

A Passion for Libraries

DAYTON – They say that 'absence makes the heart grow fonder,' and that truism turned out to be a career-changer for Dayton's new library director, Dusty Waltner. While pursuing a doctorate degree...

Grizzly Bear Fire Info

A family gathered in front of the Columbia County Courthouse Tuesday morning to look over the latest updates on the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire . ....

Columbia County Won't Ban Pot Businesses

DAYTON – During a special meeting on Monday, the Columbia County Board of Commissioners rejected a motion to ban growing, processing and sales of marijuana in the unincorporated parts of the...

Prosecutor, Extension Offices to Move

County has purchased former PGE office on E. Clay for Prosecutor DAYTON – The Columbia County Prosecutor's Office will move to a new location on South Clay Street in Dayton next month. According to ...

Prescott HS Fall Sports Schedules

PRESCOTT HS SOCCER 2015 DATE, OPPONENT, PLACE, TIME, Wed., Sept. 9, Jamboree, Dayton, 6:20/7:10 Fri., Sept. 11, Boardman, Boardman, 4:00 Mon.,Sept. 14 , WWVA, Prescott, 4:00 Fri., Sept. 18, St. George’s, Spokane, 4:00 Tues.,Sept. 22, Irrigon,...

Dayton High School Soccer - 2015

Date, Opponent,   Location, Time Sat. Sept. 5, Red/Gold Scrimmage, Dayton, TBA     Wed. Sept. 9, Jamboree, Dayton, 5:30 pm Sat. Sept. 12, Alumni Game, Dayton, TBA     Wed. Sept. 16, WWVA, WWVA, 5:00 pm Sat. Sept. 19, Trout Lake, Dayton, 1:00...

A Fond Farewell to Philbrook

Emma is saying farewell this week. Our Student Life columnist, Emma Philbrook, plans to keep in touch with us, perhaps submitting a column on a monthly basis, but it just won't be the same. While...

Emma Philbrook: STUDENT LIFE

Hey there, everyone! Okay, so maybe that was a bit too peppy a start for the last regular edition of this column, but if there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s when the final book in a series...

Gary Hofer: MARKET BULLETS

Commodities prices as a class have been declining since 2011, according to the CRB Commodities Index. Created by The Commodities Research Bureau, it is an indicator based on a wide selection of commodity prices; that is, prices for real-world...

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

Columbia County Commissioner Dwight Robanske said it best on Monday: “The ban will not stop pot use. It probably won’t even slow it down.” And so, on Monday, the commissioners voted 2-1 against ...

Walla Walla Hospice Fundraiser

WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla Community Hospice will host its 14th Annual Pond and Garden Tour on Sat., Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The fundraising events is a self-guided tour of 10 gardens in the Walla Walla area. It is a delightful tour of...

Author Jane Kirkpatrick to Speak at Walla Walla Library

WALLA WALLA – Bestselling historical fiction novelist Jane Kirkpatrick will speak Tues., Aug. 31, at the Walla Walla Public library as part of the library’s Big Idea Talks series. A dessert reception will be held with the author at 6:30 p.m....

Free Wa-Hi Gold Cards Allow Free Admission

WALLA WALLA – Seniors who live in the Walla Walla School District boundaries and Walla Walla Public Schools retirees 60 and older are invited to attend most school events at no charge. Get a complimentary Gold Card and see concerts, plays, art...

Pioneer Portraits - August 27, 2015

Ten Years Ago September 1, 2005 A signal from an aircraft emergency locater transmitter (ELT) was detected and located near Waitsburg on July 20 by members of several Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadrons. The ELT, transmitting from a parked aircraft,...

Birthdays - Week of August 27

August 28: Michelle Donavon, Jerome Baumann, Daniel Harshman, Shelby Janovich, Robert White. August 29: Debby Nordheim, Howie Smith, Rick Peck, Ryan Meier, Ivan Keve, Lori Hickman, Hanna Mock, Eddie Hernandez. August 30: Lee Bergstrom, Jake...

Police Notes - August 27, 2015

Waitsburg Aug. 21 Two-vehicle collision on Bolles Road near Main Street. Both drivers transported to hospital by ambulance. Cause of collision is still under investigation. Dayton Nothing...

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

FREE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM LAST DAY FRI., AUG. 28 Monday - Friday Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – noon All children 18 & under receive meals free of...

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