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September 18, 2014  RSS feed
Marsh Joins Pros. Office
DAYTON NATIVE ABBIE BROUGHTON MARSH HAS NINE YEARS D.A. EXPERIENCE

DAYTON – Attorney Abbie Broughton Marsh joined the Columbia County Prosecutor’s Office this month as deputy prosecutor. She fills the position left vacant when former deputy prosecutor June Riley left to take a position with the City of Walla Walla. More...

“Failure” Costs District $38,000
DOLLARS-BASED DECISION DOESN’T CONSIDER PROGRAM QUALITY OR FUND STEWARDSHIP

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg School Superintendent Carol Clarke announced at the Sept. 10 school board meeting that the Washington State Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) will recover $38,708 from the district’s September apportionment due to the district’s “failure to maintain effort in the special education program”. More...

Jim and Geraine Hansen are Pioneers of the Year
World travelers proud to call Coppei Mountain Home

WAITSBURG – Jim and Geraine Hansen, Waitsburg’s 2014 Pioneers of the Year, reside on a picturesque plot near the top of what their daughter Mary calls “the Hansen version of Walton Mountain.” Mary lives just a half-mile up the road; daughter Karen Yager is three miles up; and son Norman lives in the original family homestead on top of Coppei Mountain. More...

Waitsburg Pioneer Fall Festival
Sunday, September 21

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Touchet Valley News

WEEKLY CALENDAR
     18 American Red Cross Blood Drive Dayton Fire Dept. (206 W. Main, Dayton) 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment. Dayton Senior Round Table Senior Center (403 E. Patit St.) 12 p.m.
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Opinion

Ken Graham: From the Publisher
Community Standards Should Apply to Pot Biz
     On a recent trip to the big city up north, I picked up a copy of “The Inlander,” Spokane’s well-established and popular alternative weekly newspaper. It’s available free in places ranging from hipster downtown coffee shops to suburban Burger Kings and supermarkets.
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
Welcome To My Promigami Focus Group
     Who hasn’t, at one point or another, contemplated starting a small business of their own? I think we all have a little bit of entrepreneur inside us, and sometimes it insists on coming out.
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Sports


Cardinals Handle White Swan in Home Opener
IN 42-18 WIN, SWITCH TO DUNN AT QB GIVES LANNING OPPORTUNITY AS RECEIVER
     WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg-Prescott football team ran over White Swan Friday night in their home opener, defeating the Cougars 42-18. The game featured a new look for the Cardinal offense, with Jacob Dunn starting at quarterback and last year’s starter, Owen Lanning, moving to slot back.
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Nechodom Hired as WP X-C Coach
Dayton cancels cross-country after only two students sign up
     WAITSBURG – Due to a lack of turnout, Dayton High School has opted not to offer cross-country to its athletes this year. At the beginning of the season, WP and Dayton students practiced together under former Dayton cross country coach Dan Nechodom. When only two Dayton students signed up for the season, Dayton chose to cancel their program.
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Obituaries

DEATH NOTICE
Howard Whipple
     A service to remember and celebrate the life of Howard Whipple will be held on September 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM at Dayton United Methodist Church. The family would be honored by your attendance.
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Touchet Valley Life

STUDENT GOVERNMENT
      Preston Hall Middle School Associated Student Body elections were held Thursday, Sept. 11.
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PIONEER PORTRAITS
     Ten Years AgoSeptember 23, 2014
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