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Articles from the January 26, 2017 edition

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 News    January 26, 2017

'Bergs' in the Burg

Rivers swelled, but there was no significant flooding as feared, last week. Foot thick "icebergs" blocked Coppei Creek and found a home in the pasture owned by Kyle and Margaret Terry on the south...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    January 26, 2017

Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc on School Schedules

WAITSBURG – Families making summer vacation plans will be wise not to make reservations immediately following the planned last day of school. Weeks of winter storms and icy road conditions have...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    January 26, 2017

City, School Crews Win Battle with Snow and Ice

WAITSBURG – Thanks to plenty of cooperation and helping hands, roads, walks, and lots in Waitsburg stayed relatively safe during the recent weeks of icy, snowy weather. At December’s Waitsburg...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 26, 2017

Paradise Urns Offers Affordable Option for Cremation

DAYTON-What will be the last product you ever use? You are on the right track if you are thinking about a container to hold your remains after death. Local business owner Vicky Beckmeyer, of Snapdrago...

 
 News Briefs    January 26, 2017

Ground "Hog" Sausage Fest Fundraiser

DAYTON – The Blue Mountain Heritage Society will host their 10th Annual Ground “Hog” Suasuage Fest on Sat., Feb. 4 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Youth Building . Dinner will be served from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. The...

 
 Specials    January 26, 2017

Birth Announcement

Alyssa LeeAnn Cole was born at Providence St. Mary's Medical Center on December 25, 2016 to parents Tyson and Stephanie Cole, of Waitsburg. Alyssa weighed 8 lbs., 10 oz. and was 21.5 inches...

 
 Specials    January 26, 2017

Pioneer Portraits - January 26, 2017

Ten Years Ago February 1, 2007 Known widely for her love of her patients and the people of southeastern Washington, Aleta Shockley has retired after 40 years with Dayton General Hospital, now the Columbia County Public Hospital District. Shockley...

 
 News    January 26, 2017

Court News

Arraignments: -Dante A Martinez, 21, Dayton. Charged with one count of possession, delivery or manufacture of methamphetamine with intent to deliver and one count of resisting arrest. Entered a plea of not guilty to both charges. Trial setting is...

 
 News Briefs    January 26, 2017

Eastern WA State Board of Ed. Position open

The Washington State Board of Education is seeking to fill a vacant board position representing Eastern Washington. Anyone wishing to ensure Washington has a high quality education system and who resides in eastern Washington is invited to apply....

 
 Specials    January 26, 2017

Birthdays - Week of January 26

January 27: Diane Estes, Micki Box, Gayle Broom, Casey Acevedo. January 28: Tana Lynch, Jack Cyr and Jennifer Thames. January 29: Dan McKinley, Wm. Hoops and Marci Jo Lanning. January 30: Aaren Lindsey, Hudson Reser, Maxine Attebury, Bob Collins,...

 
 Specials    January 26, 2017

Jan. 1 - Jan. 19

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Daily Log Jan. 1: Citation for No Valid Operator’s Licence with no ID and no insurance on Willow St.. Suspect stopped for speeding and citation issued for speed and Driving with License Suspended, 3rd degree on...

 
 By Barton Swaim    Commentary    January 26, 2017

Trump Sounded Just Like Obama - Except For One Thing

Donald Trump’s inaugural address was all the things commentators said it was - pugnacious, nationalistic, a repudiation of the Obama years and a warning to the power brokers of both parties. As I listened, though, I thought I heard echoes of...

 
 By Amby Burfoot    Commentary    January 26, 2017

A Weight-Loss Expert Changes Tune: Focus On Enjoyment, Not Perfection

In years past, many nutrition and weight-loss experts gave their patients rigid guidelines to follow. They often counseled eating less, switching to low-fat foods, carrying sliced celery in a plastic bag for snack time, and eating high-volume,...

 
 News    January 26, 2017

YoungLife All Area Club Provides Safe Fun for Teens

DAYTON - There is only one thing tongue depressors, cotton balls, and bouncy ball musical chairs have in common, and that is YoungLife. On Sun., Jan. 22, over 60 area teens met in the Dayton High...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 26, 2017

Manila Bay Café Gets Interior Remake

DAYTON-A year and a half later, the dream is still true for Manila Bay Café owners Christina and Jon Betts. "I still love doing what I do," said Chef Jon Betts. "I love creating stuff. We use local...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    January 26, 2017

Businesses Step Up with Main Street Contributions

DAYTON – Owners or representatives of five local businesses were up after midnight on Jan. 1, not only to celebrate the new year, but also to make funding commitments to help improve downtown...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    January 26, 2017

Art On Glass

WAITSBURG – Last spring, city council member Karen Gregutt organized the Waitsburg Windows of Art program, which filled empty downtown buildings with works by featured artists. But those aren't the...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    January 26, 2017

Dayton Girls' Win Streak up to 14

DAYTON – The undefeated Dayton girls' basketball team won three more games during the past week to build their record to 14-0 this season. They are 9-0 in Eastern Washington Athletic Conference leag...

 
 Sports    January 26, 2017

Dayton Boys Down WWVA on the Road, 47-42

COLLEGE PLACE – The Dayton boys’ basketball team got their second win of the year on Jan. 17, as they beat Walla Walla Valley Academy in Eastern Washington Athletic Conference play, 47-42. The Bulldogs jumped out to an early lead, and were up...

 
 Sports    January 26, 2017

Gradwohl Scores 40 in Win Against Touchet

TOUCHET – Waitsburg senior Kyle Gradwohl knocked down three 3-point shots on his way to a 40-point night against Touchet Friday night, as the Cardinals beat the Indians, 67-47. Gradwohl was also seven of eight from the free-throw line. The...

 
 Sports    January 26, 2017

Hoffman Takes Gold at Kittitas Invite

KITTITAS – Waitsburg wrestler Tyler Hoffman took first place in the 285-pound class at the Kittitas Invite wrestling tournament on Saturday. Because some team members were under the weather, Waitsbu...

 
 Sports    January 26, 2017

Lady Cardinals Drop Games to Touchet, Gar-Pal

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg girls' basketball team suffered two losses over the weekend, falling to Touchet on Friday night, 41-32, and to Garfield-Palouse on Saturday, 38-22. Against Touchet on the r...

 
 News Briefs    January 26, 2017

TVLL Annual Meeting

DAYTON – The Touchet Valley Little League will hold their annual meeting on Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Youth Building. There are several board positions open that will need to be filled by a nomination and election...

 

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