Congregational Church Celebrates 140 Years

DAYTON – Members and friends of the Dayton First Congregational Church held a celebration following last Sunday's service to honor the 140th anniversary of the church's founding. The historic Rev....

Bertha (Poirier) Clayton Will Present 'Big Idea' Program on Sept. 28

WAITSBURG – WHS graduate and Walla Walla attorney, Bertha Clayton, will present one of three free fall "Big Idea" programs at the Walla Walla Public Library. Clayton, who is the State Monitor...

How to Eat an Ice Cream Cone

In spite of a nasty weather forecast, skies were sunny and the weather mild at Waitsburg's 45th Annual Pioneer Fall Festival on Sunday afternoon. Locals and visitors filled the Bruce House lawn,...

Fairgrounds Committee To Ask For More Time

WAITSBURG – Do we see the fairgrounds as a historical site that we would like to maintain for the future or do we see it as an event and athletic site, but not necessarily historically important?...

School Board OKs Second Preschool Session

WAITSBURG – The wait is over for Waitsburg children eager to participate in the Walla Walla Community College preschool program held at the Waitsburg Elementary School. With nine children on the 2017-18 program wait list, Waitsburg School Board...

DW Trounced by DeSales, 32-0

Dayton-Waitsburg moved the ball well, but was unable to score WALLA WALLA – The Dayton-Waitsburg football team brought an improved offense into their game against DeSales here on Friday night, but...

Waitsburg Girls Compete at Yakima Volleyball Fest

Lady Cards finished 19th out of 32 teams after long day of tourney play YAKIMA – Members of the Waitsburg girls' volleyball team got up early last Friday and drove to Yakima, where they made a...

Allow More Time for Waitsburg Fairgrounds

Dear Editor, Previously I wondered how much more time and money should be invested in determining the fate of the Waitsburg Grandstands. The city has taken about a year so far and Randy had to request progress reports several times from the Spokane...

KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER

One of my tasks every evening is to find the cat and get him in the house. He’s an indoor/outdoor cat, but he prefers to sleep inside at night, even though he isn’t always ready to turn in when I ...

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Frenchtown Rendezvous, Oct. 7

WALLA WALLA – The annual Frenchtown Rendezvous will be held on Sat., Oct. 7, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Assumption Church Parish Hall located at 2098 E. Alder St. in Walla Walla. The free event is the main fundraiser for the Frenchtown Historical...

Free Mobile Food Bank Visits Sept. 28

DAYTON – The Free Mobile Food Bank will visit Dayton on Thurs., Sept. 28 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from noon – 2 p.m. Bring a box to take your food home. Volunteers are needed to open boxes, bag produce and hand out food. If you would...

Fairgrounds Plan Comments Sought

DAYTON – Columbia County Planning and Building is requesting additional public comments regarding the Fairgrounds Facilities Improvement Plan. Please submit written comments via email to Meagan_bailey@co.columbia.wa.us or deliver to the...

Adult Volleyball Players Wanted

WAITSBURG – Danielle Carpenter is looking to organize co-ed pickup volleyball games on Sundays at the Waitsburg High School gymnasium. Games will be fun and free. Beginners are welcome and non-players are invited to come and learn. Times will be...

Modern Western Square Dance Lessons

MILTON-FREEWATER – Dill and Neva Reid will offer square dance lessons from 2-3 p.m. , on Sundays in the Milton-Freewater Community Building located at 109 NE Fifth St. Lessons are sequential with open sessions on Oct. 1, 8, and 15. No experience...

Birthdays - Week of Sept. 21

Sept. 22: Marty Dunn, Phyllis Rubel, Cheryl Hansen, Marie Gagnon, Misty Nix, Lynn Rohlfing, Kyle Sickles, Dale Holloway, Matt Stoutenburg, Dorothy Rude. Sept. 23: Kathryn Greenwell, Jim Langdon, David Johnson, Gregory Liebermann, Brad Green, Jayden...

Darlene Beckman Broughton

Darlene Beulah Beckman Broughton was born at Ogden, Utah on April 23, 1927 to Elmer Ernest Beckman and Omah Atwood Beckman. After her mother died when Darlene was two, she was raised by extended...

Jack Houston Jackson

Jack Houston Jackson was born in Miami, Oklahoma on June 22, 1934; the oldest son of Clifford A. and Sylvia Woods Jackson. He passed away on September 6, 2017 at the home of his son and...

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I haven't had time to make this, but it's on my list. I like apple anything, mostly with raisins and walnuts. This would be a good sweet bread to have on hand in case someone drops by, for dessert,...

School Breakfasts and Lunches

22: Pancake on a Stick; PB&J Uncrustable, Sun Chips 25: Breakfast Burrito; Hamburger, Tomato/Onion, Fries 26: Biscuit and Gravy; Teriyaki Chicken, Rice, Cucumbers 27: Cinnamon Roll; Hot Ham & Cheese 28: Continental Breakfast; Beef...

Pioneer Portraits - September 21, 2017

Ten Years Ago September 27, 2017 Delores Gohlman had a fun-filled summer with her family. In August they went on their annual trip to the Washington Coast, followed by a Mariner’s Game at Safeco Field. Granddaughter Lisa Hathaway surprised...

Legals - September 21, 2017

No. 17-4-00152-8 Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030) Superior Court of Washington County of Walla Walla In the Matter of the Estate of CARMA LOU SAATHOFF Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been appointed as Personal... Full story

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