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 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 McLeary decision, also known as House Bill 2242. The pl...

 
 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 posted on the district’s Facebook page said the...

 
 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 32nd annual event will have all the old favorite f...

 
 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... Full story

 
 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 School of Distinction award recognizes these...

 

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 Tacoma’s Evergreen Lutheran on Fri., Nov. 10. Prescott...

 
 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 Council Member #5 with 333 votes as opposed to...

 
 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, 25-19, 21-25, 15-12. “Our team stats were better than...

 
 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....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Pop Up to Downtown Waitsburg, Nov. 9

WAITSBURG – Blush Salon & Spa in Waitsburg, in conjunction with the Waitsburg Commercial Club, will host a ‘Pop Up Downtown’ in Waitsburg from 5-8 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9. Blush Salon & Spa (141 Main) will hold its 1st Annual Holiday Open House...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Kudos!

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - For several months now, most issues of The Times have included a "Kudos!" feature along with a request for readers to let us know of people who have done something "interesting,...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    November 2, 2017

Lady 'Dawgs in the Running for State

The Lady Bulldogs finished their regular season by sweeping Liberty Christian in a three-set home-court win on Tues., Oct. 24 and traveled to Wenatchee where they lost to Brewster before winning a...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

American Pickers, Waitsburg Style

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's Terry Hofer and Karl Newell could be considered a slightly more laid back version of The History Channel's American Pickers, Mike and Frank. The pair spends several days a...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

ATVs are Banned from Fairgrounds Area

U-Turn amendment is modified WAITSBURG – The topics of ATV/UTV use in the city and Main Street U-turns continues to make their way before Waitsburg’s city council. At the Oct. 18 regular meeting, the council prohibited unauthorized ATV use in...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

Waitsburg City Council Update

-City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe presented the 2018 Budget Preliminary Revenues and Expenses. The budget will be presented again, in further detail, at the November council meeting. -Sheriff John Turner gave a Sheriff’s Office update. Turner...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    October 26, 2017

Lady Bulldogs Hand WWVA Their First League Loss

WALLA WALLA – The Lady Bulldogs handed Walla Walla Valley Academy their first league loss of the season on the Lady Knights court on Oct. 18, but it was far from easy. The Bulldogs brought all they had to the court winning in five hard-fought sets...

 

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