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Pomeroy Pirates Take Lady Cards 63-14

WAITSBURG – The Pomeroy Pirates beat the Lady Cards 63-14 in a home-court match on Fri., Dec. 15. Devon Harshman scored seven points for the Cardinals, Deja Williams added four and Chloe Pearson...

 

Pomeroy Drops Cardinals, 59-38

WAITSBURG – The undefeated Pomeroy Pirates boys' basketball team took another win on the Cardinal court on Fri.., Dec. 15, walking away with a score of 59-38. Cade Branson was top scorer for the...

 

Waitsburg Matbirds Hold Wrestling Day Camp

The Waitsburg High School gymnasium was a busy place Saturday afternoon. Thirty-two kids, ranging in age from 5-14 turned out for the Matbirds first annual day camp. Head Coach Jake Winona ran the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Council to Decide Parking Issue

WAITSBURG – At the request of City Manager Randy Hinchliffe, the Waitsburg City Council has been asked to determine, at their Dec. 20 meeting, whether or not semi trucks can park overnight in the...

 

Lady Cards Beat Mac-Hi, Fall to Indians, Gar-Pal

WAITSBURG – The Lady Cardinals opened their season with a hard-fought, home-court win against Mac-Hi on Tues., Dec. 5. The Cards and Pioneers swapped leads throughout the game until the third...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Senior Round Table Wants You!

WAITSBURG – For about 30 years, Waitsburg seniors have been gathering to share a hot meal and fellowship together as part of the Walla Walla Senior Citizen Center's Senior Round Table program....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Be Aware of Fraud

WAITSBURG – It’s December again; the time of year for giving – and taking. The Walla Walla Police Department recently issued a press release about an increase in reports of scams hitting area...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 7, 2017

School Board Considers Enrichment Levy

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School Board, like most in the state, is faced with trying to determine an appropriate enrichment levy request amount in the face of financial unknowns created by the McLea... Full story

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    December 7, 2017

WHS Basketball Season off to a Rocky Start

WAITSBURG – On Wed., Nov. 29, the Waitsburg School District announced that the first basketball game of the season, scheduled for Sat., Dec. 2, against Moses Lake had been cancelled. A notice...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 7, 2017

Grace Coulston Receives National Recognition for Raising Goats

Youth goat breeder is selected to JABGA board and is highlightedin rural living magazine WAITSBURG – When Texas goat expert Fred Homeyer met Grace Coulston, he was immediately impressed and asked...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 30, 2017

Hometown Christmas Gets Bigger and Better

WAITSBURG – Every year, the second weekend after Thanksgiving, families flock to Waitburg’s Main Street to experience the one-of-a kind delights of Waitsburg’s Hometown Christmas. This year’s...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 23, 2017

Main Street Bridge Completion Delayed

WAITSBURG – The new Main Street Bridge on Waitsburg's north end was set to be complete last week, but a complication with the rails has resulted in a delay. A potentially significant delay,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 23, 2017

Lisa Naylor Receives Presidential Field Foresters Award

Naylor continues to teach forestry and support local communities through volunteer service WAITSBURG – Local volunteer Lisa Naylor traveled to Albequerque, NM last week, where she was presented...

 

Prescott Tigers Take Third at State

Tigers fall to St. George's 3-1 but beat Crosspoint 4-0 SUMNER, Wash. – The Prescott Tigers soccer team fell 3-1 to rivals, and two-time state champions, St. George's, at the Washington State 1B/2B...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 23, 2017

City Must Decide on Flood Feasibility Study

WAITSBURG – How much money is too much to spend when it comes to planning and preparing for a natural disaster? That's the question the Waitsburg City Council must be ready to decide at their...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 23, 2017

Leena Baker Is New City Council Student Representative

WAITSBURG – Tim and Heather Baker were in attendance at last week's city council meeting to show support as their daughter, Leena Baker, was sworn in as student council representative. This will be...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Sewer Siphon Repair is Completed

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's city council no doubt let a collective sigh of relief when relining of the leaking sewer siphon near the Touchet River Bridge went off without a hitch. The pipe burst...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Waitsburg and Dayton Receive Schools of Distinction Awards

WAITSBURG/DAYTON – Waitsburg and Dayton elementary schools have been recognized as 2017 Schools of Distinction for making outstanding improvements in reading and math for the past five years. The...

 

Prescott Soccer Makes State Playoffs

Tigers will face St. George’s (AGAIN) in semifinals opener PRESCOTT – The Prescott Tigers soccer team made it to the state championship semifinals following their 6-0 home turf win over...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Amy Farley Places at Eastern National 4-H Horse Roundup

WAITSBURG – Amy Farley said she was surprised to win first place at the Washington State Fair for her individual presentation in September, but was even more surprised to learn she would move on to...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Waitsburg's Pop Up Downtown Was a Success!

WAITSBURG – In spite of competition from the Dayton Chamber Awards, a Seattle Seahawks game and dreary weather, Waitsburg's first Pop Up Downtown, held last Thursday night, was deemed a success!...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Nov. 7 General Election Preliminary Results

Preliminary election returns show that just over 40% of registered Columbia County voters turned in ballots for the Nov. 7 General Election. Kathy Berg took the only uncontested race for Dayton City...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 9, 2017

TVAC's The King & I Debuts Nov. 10

Music, sets, costumes and actors combine for a captivating show DAYTON – Stunning sets, elaborate costumes, talented actors and a complicated Broadway score will surely captivate audiences who atten...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    November 9, 2017

Lady Bulldogs End Regionals with Five-Set Loss Against Tonasket

WENATCHEE – The Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their season with a hard-fought match against Tonasket at the regional tournament in Wenatchee on Thurs., Nov. 2. Tonasket took the game 26-24, 17-25,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Town Hall Elections and Annual Meeting Nov. 9

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Town Hall Association will hold its annual meeting and elections on Thurs., Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall on Main Street. Coffee and desserts will be available....

 

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