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90 Years Young

Members of the Waitsburg Quartet entertained the crowd during Jack McCaw's 90th birthday party on Fri., March 31, at the Lions Memorial Building....

 

Waitsburg Elections

WAITSBURG – Ballots for Waitsburg’s annual city elections were mailed last Friday and completed ballots must be returned to City Hall by 8 p.m. on April 17 or must have an April 17 or earlier postmark. This year’s election was extended and...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 6, 2017

Mishra to be New Waitsburg Superintendent

WAITSBURG – After an extensive interview process, the Waitsburg School Board voted unanimously to offer the positions of Waitsburg Schools district superintendent and elementary principal to Dr....

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 6, 2017

New Displays at BMHS Museums

DAYTON--Volunteers with Blue Mountain Heritage Society have been busy putting the finishing touches on two new museum displays that will open to the public in April. Paula Moisio, President of BMHS,...

 

Combined Palm Sunday Service

DAYTON – The First Congregational and First United Methodist churches will worship together at the First Congregational Church (214 S. Third), at 11 a.m. on Palm Sunday, April 9. Palm Sunday celebrates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and also sets...

 

The Blackwood Legacy Performs

STARBUCK – Nashville, Tenn. gospel band, The Blackwood Legacy, will perform at the Starbuck Community Church (110 Main St., Starbuck) on Tues., April 11 at 7 p.m. The non-denominational, community event is free and all are welcome. A love offering...

 

Sydney Fae Smith

Greg Smith and Kortney Killgore Smith of Waitsburg are happy to announce the birth of their second child, a daughter, Sydney Fae Smith. Sydney was born on Feb. 9, 2017 at St Mary's hospital in Walla... Full story

 

Pioneer Portraits - April 6, 2017

Ten Years Ago April 12, 2007 Stacked up against 21 other schools – nearly all larger Oregon, Idaho and Washington high schools, the Waitsburg Cardinal Boys 4X400 Relay team of Jeremy Nichols, Morgan Baker, Josh Smith and Jace Zuger put together an...

 

Ninth-Annual Spring Bingo

DAYTON – Dayton American Legion Post No. 42, along with the Blue Mountain Heritage Society, are sponsoring the ninth-annual Spring Bingo on Saturday. Spring Bingo will take place in the multipurpose room at Dayton Elementary School. Doors will...

 

Waitsburg's Cookin' Kids

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg fifth grade class has produced a cookbook titled, Waitsburg’s Cookin’ Kids. Proceeds from sales from the cookbook, which includes recipes from Waitsburg schools students and staff, will support the fifth grade ski...

 

Weller FOL Update

WAITSBURG – Lisa Winnett and Doris Hulce donated $100 each to the Weller Friends of the Library to cover book purchases for the month of June. The FOL is looking for a community member that would be willing to be a parade float chairman for the...

 

Free Pancake Breakfast

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church will host a free pancake breakfast at 9:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16. Bring the family and invite friends. Worship to follow at 11 a.m....

 

Birthdays - Week of April 7

April 7: Griffen Hinchliffe, J. W. Clayton, Carla Gritman and Jo Polumsky. April 8: Rita Green, Harlan Hulce, Lori Holmes, Carol Groom, Kris Griffin, Kassi Nix and Alan Kysar. April 9: Harold A. Oliver, Becky Huwe, Josh Stewart, Amanda Crawford and...

 

Don't get fooled again by bogus links, bots and pure bunk: Here's how

Roger Daltrey of the Who sang it with a full-throated scream in 1971: “We won’t get fooled again!” And yet, we still do. Oh, do we ever. Remember this one from the presidential campaign? The “news story” that spread the lie that Pope...

 

End the Filibuster's Power of Obstruction

The Senate’s coming confirmation of Neil Gorsuch will improve the Supreme Court, and Democrats’ incontinent opposition to him will inadvertently improve the Senate -- if Republicans are provoked to thoroughly reform the filibuster. If eight...

 

Sergie Alta Coufal

Sergie Alta Coufal, born July 28, 1928, peacefully passed away March 30, 2017, at her home in Walla Walla. She is survived by her 11 children, Sharon (Roy) Maze, Shirley Walker, Sheryl Coufal,...

 

New at the Libraries

Weller Public Library 212 Main Street, Waitsburg Hours: Mon. and Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Storytime: Mon. 10:30 a.m. “A Piece of the World,” by Christina Baker Kline (Adult Fiction) – To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family’s...

 

New Downtown Way-Finding Signs

After more than five years in the planning stages, the regional way-finding signage project has been implemented in downtown Dayton. The signs are part of a regional project, bringing a consistent...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    April 6, 2017

City Takes Action Against Burned House Debris

DAYTON – The City of Dayton has filed suit in Columbia County Superior Court, asking the court to declare the property at 119 E. Commercial Street in Dayton a public nuisance. The property, which...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 6, 2017

Community Garden in Dayton

DAYTON—Have you been perusing garden seed catalogues and wishing you had adequate space to grow fresh vegetables and fruits for yourself and your family? The Dayton Community Garden, located on 1/3...

 

Alzheimer's is Speaking Topic at Senior Center

DAYTON - Joan Akers, Community Outreach Coordinator for the area Alzheimer’s Association, will talk about healthy habits for seniors when she speaks at the Dayton Senior Center at 11:30 a.m. on April 13. Akers will also present information about...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 6, 2017

Karen Gregutt

Incumbent Karen Gregutt has made Waitsburg her home since the summer of 2005. In recent years she has represented Waitsburg on the Washington State Shoreline Management Committee, opened a successful...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 6, 2017

Kate Hockersmith

Incumbent council member Kate Hockersmith has lived in Waitsburg since 1992. She has been a 4-H leader, Boy Scout volunteer and Friends of the Library member. She taught preschool/parent education in...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 6, 2017

Lane Hill

Lane Hill moved to town two years ago and renovated a building on Main Street, which will be used to offer shows, events, and art classes to the community, and to bring workshop tourism to Main...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 6, 2017

Kevin House

Incumbent Kevin house has worked at The McGregor Company in Waitsburg for 21 years and has lived here for 14 years. He has been on the city council since elected in 2010. House is active in the Lions...

 

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