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Articles from the March 15, 2018 edition

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 By Michele Smith    News    March 15, 2018

Fire Districts Seek Levy for Ambulance Service

DAYTON—Columbia County is currently one of only four counties in the state without an emergency medical services levy. That could change if a proposed ambulance levy is approved by voters in August. The levy would add 50 cents per $1,000 assessed...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 15, 2018

Mayor Dunn Faces Challenge from Callahan

WAITSBURG – Unlike last year, the candidacy filing period for Waitsburg's annual elections closed on time this year, with a full slate of candidates. However, the council will look very much like...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 15, 2018

Columbia County Commissioners to Move Offices Out of Courthouse

DAYTON--The Board of County Commissioners has signed a two-year lease to rent space next to the Columbia County Courthouse, formerly occupied by Manila Bay Restaurant. The Commissioners will move...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago March 20, 2008 Photo caption: These Mustang basketball players received special awards from their Coach, Karen Huwe. From left , Kyle Huxoll, Jessica Guay, Jessie Hopkins, Taylor Sams and Samantha Moss. Not pictured, Katy Hofer....

 

WSU Extension Working Forests for Landowners Workshop

DAYTON – The WSU Extension Working for Landowners Workshop is on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Youth Building in Dayton. Natural resources professionals will share information with landowners on how... Full story

 

Columbia County Seeks Volunteers

The Columbia County Commissioners are encouraging anyone who would like to volunteer at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, the Touchet Valley Golf Course, or at some of the county offices, to submit a volunteer application. Applications are available...

 

Prescott Lions Erwin Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

PRESCOTT –  Breakfast will be served March17-18 from 8-11 a.m. at the Prescott Lion’s Club Building located at Highway 124 and “D” Street in Prescott. The Lions will be serving an Irish-themed breakfast this weekend in honor of St....

 

Birthdays

March 16: Edna Clough, Mike Estes, Edith Largent, Carol Heilbrun, Michael Kerry, Guy Keeney, Chenae Dahlstrom, Megan Payne, and Carley Horlacher. March 17: Joan Ruble, John Butler, Winton Lytle, Brian Doering and Kristi Unholz. March 18: Sherrie...

 

The Future of Waitsburg Fairgrounds

Randy Hinchliffe: city of Waitsburg After many years under lease by the Days of Real Sport, Inc., the city of Waitsburg took back control of the Waitsburg Fairgrounds facility in 2005. The city proceeded to annex the property into the city limits...

 

The Bright Colors of Suzi Vitulli's Art

Carolyn Henderson: Talk about Art There is a tendency within a culture saturated with pop art imagery to go for shock value – the gritty – to extol a painting because it is edgy, disturbing, and u...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 15, 2018

Friends of the Fairgrounds Presents Vision for Facility

DAYTON--Last week, the Columbia County Friends of the Fairgrounds came before the Columbia County Commissioners with their vision for facilities improvements at the fairgrounds. “This is nuts and bolts. It is a work in progress,” CCFF President...

 

Spring Variety Show this Weekend

DAYTON - Coming off a successful winter season with the fall musical The King and I and the murder mystery Murder on the Rerun, the productions team at Dayton's Liberty Theater is going off script as...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 15, 2018

Waitsburg Pig Barn Gets Much Needed Upgrades

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg FFA and 4-H members, and their parents, spent last week's sunny Saturday taking the first steps in transforming the FFA pig barn and the nearby unused horse stalls into well-fu...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    March 15, 2018

Columbia County to Implement Voluntary Stewardship Program

DAYTON – A group, including farmers, wildlife officials and local planning officials, has been meeting for two years to develop a new plan to meet state requirements for a Voluntary Stewardship Program in Columbia County. The program would...

 

Lemon Souffle Cheesecake with Blueberry Topping

I know, the directions look a bit overwhelming but once into it, it's not bad. If you are one who takes a quick glance and decides it's way more trouble than it looks, I get that. But if you love...

 

Legal Notices for March 15, 2018

Superior Court of Washington County of Walla Walla In the Matter of the Estate of J. EARL SCHOENROCK Deceased. No. 18-4-00021-0 Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030) The Designated Administrator named below has been appointed as Designated... Full story

 

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