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Articles from the February 1, 2018 edition

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Frost in the Hollow

This picturesque winter scene, taken in December, 2016, was captured along Middle Waitsburg Road, just north of Londagin Road, by Waitsburg landscape photographer Bill Rodgers. Read about Bill and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 1, 2018

DW full Combine is a Go

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg and Dayton school boards brought an end to uncertainty about the proposed middle and high school Dayton-Waitsburg full athletic and activities combine at a joint school board meeting at the Waitsburg Elementary School on...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    February 1, 2018

Dayton General Hospital Offers Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

DAYTON-Dayton General Hospital is adding Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) to its wound care treatment protocol. There is a growing need for chronic wound care, especially for patients with diabetes,...

 

Barbara Ann Weaver, nee Bachmann or Barbara A. (Bachmann) Weaver

Rode her sorrel pony Skookum bareback over the wheat fields her daddy farmed in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, skied those hills on pine planks with her beloved siblings Fritz and Margaret,...

 

Iola Lee Bramhall

Iola Lee Bramhall, a lifelong resident of the Dayton area, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at her home along the banks of Patit Creek surrounded by her loving family. She was 97. A Memorial...

 

Pioneer Portraits - February 2, 2018

Ten Years Ago February 7, 2008 Administrations at Waitsburg and Prescott school districts will now delve into the “nuts and bolts, the nitty-gritty” of combining middle and high school athletics between the two schools following approval by the...

 

Columbia REA to Sell Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC

DAYTON - The Columbia Rural Electric Association (REA) announced in a press release on Tues., Jan. 30 that they will sell their Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC. Columbia REA will cease business in the Dayton location, located at 115 Main Street,...

 

CCHS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

DAYTON—The public is invited to a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours to mark the grand re-opening of the Columbia County Health System, following the completion of the hospital renovation and enhancement project.The ceremony will...

 

Helicopter crash kills 1, injures 2 during mule deer research

GARFIELD COUNTY – One crew member was killed and two were injured when a private helicopter flying under contract with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) crashed in Garfield County while performing a mule deer study on Sat.,...

 

Senior Night, Feb. 3

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg will honor senior athletes prior to Saturday’s game against St. John-Endicott in Waitsburg. The girls’ game begins at 5 p.m. with the senior athletes being recognized at 4:40 p.m. Male athletes will be honored prior to...

 

Birthdays - Feb. 2 - Feb. 8

February 2: Lacy Wood, Grant Garrett, Lauren Broom-Vjoertomt and Brandon White. February 3: Ryan Neal, Ben Turner, Norman Hansen, Robert Weller, Eric Rohde, Mike Gauch, Joe Watson and Chris Walker. February 4: Morgan Baker, Chelsey Smith, Meredith...

 

Where does school levy money go?

To the Editor: Isn’t it funny how, within the mass propaganda campaign to “Vote Yes for Our Kids,” so little is mentioned about how the taxes we are encouraged to regularly, every two years, levy upon ourselves are not predominantly spent on...

 

water Bottling Permit is a bad idea

Dear Editor, This is in regards to Perry Dozier’s request for a water bottling permit from his well. I am going to speak plainly on this, and I hope that people will think about it seriously...this is nothing but greed. It has a great potential...

 

Strange But True

* It was Italian novelist, philosopher and university professor Umberto Eco who made the following sage observation: “Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at ti...

 

Moments In Time

* On Feb. 7, 1914, the silent film “Kid Auto Races at Venice” premieres featuring the actor Charlie Chaplin in his first screen appearance as the “Little Tramp.” * On Feb. 9, 1942, the Normandie, the first major liner to cross the Atlantic...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 1, 2018

New Hours at Waitsburg Resource Center

WAITSBURG – Beginning in February the Waitsburg Resource Center will no longer be open on Saturdays. The center, which provides food and resources for residents in Waitsburg and Prescott school dist...

 

Visioning

The Dayton School District held an informational meeting in the Elementary Multi-purpose Room on Wednesday of last week, to discuss the District's facilities, and talk about the $800,000 Capital Levy...

 

Talk about Art

Art and history are not neutral subjects. Because they both deal with humanity, with all its messiness of politics, differing opinions, varied cultures, and good and bad behavior, both disciplines for...

 

AAU DW Birddogs

The DW Birddogs 7th grade AAU basketball team, coached by Bill Ayotte, Josh Wood and Jesse Mings, competed in a tournament in Lewiston last weekend. The goal of the group is to help the boys improve...

 

Bulldog Boys Take Double Weekend Losses

WHITE SWAN – The Dayton Bulldogs came close to taking a win against White Swan here on Saturday night, but couldn’t clinch the deal. The Cougars took the league game 69-50 over the ‘Dawgs. The Bulldogs were in the lead 30-28 at halftime but...

 

Lady 'Dawgs Fall to White Swan and Tri-Cities Prep

WHITE SWAN – The Lady Bulldogs took two hard losses this weekend falling 65-15 on a road match with White Swan on Saturday and losing 57-15 at home against Tri-Cities Prep on Friday. Dayton high scorers in the White Swan game were senior Tatum...

 

Upcoming High School Basketball Games

Dayton Basketball Fri.., Feb. 2 TCP @ Dayton Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 3 Mabton @ Dayton Girls 5 p.m./Boys 6:30 p.m. Waitsburg Basketball Fri., Feb. 2 Pomeroy @ Pomeroy Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Sat., Feb. 3 St. John/Endicott @...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 1, 2018

Capturing the 'Wallouse': A Photographer's Paradise

WAITSBURG – Semi-retired geologist Bill Rodgers moved to Waitsburg almost exactly two years ago and says he absolutely loves living in "a photographer's paradise." His landscapes have been featured...

 

Terry Nealey is Recognized for Public Records Work

OLYMPIA – District 16 Representative Terry Nealey (R) was awarded the Association of Washington Cities City Champion Award at the organization's City Action Days conference in Olympia on Jan. 24....

 

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