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Articles from the April 7, 2016 edition

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 News    April 7, 2016

Gobel Easily Wins Re-election

WAITSBURG – Strong community support sends incumbent Waitsburg Mayor Walt Gobel into his sixth term after receiving 213 votes in Waitsburg’s preliminary city election results calculated Monday night. First-time mayoral challengers Debra Callahan...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

Suspect in '96 Dayton Murder Captured

DAYTON – Columbia County Prosecutor Rea Culwell announced on Friday that Mexican law enforcement officials have arrested 42-year-old Benjamin Orozco, who is wanted for a 1996 murder in Dayton. Orozco was taken into custody last week in San...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 7, 2016

WCD Features New Historical ATV Cruise

WAITSBURG – Spring is in the air and Waitsburg Celebration Days is a mere six weeks away. Tickets are already on sale for several highlight events of what looks to be a fun-filled family weekend,...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

The Boys in the Band

(l to r): Drew Farley, Austin James, Riley Witt, and Scott Leamy (back row with tuba) blew some tunes at the SEWMEA High School Large Group Band Festival at Clarkston High School last month. See...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

Secondary School Bands Fare Well in Festival Competitions

WAITSBURG – On Thurs., March 17, the Preston Hall 7th-8th grade band traveled to Colfax to compete in the Middle School Large Group Band Festival. They performed their concert pieces, "Forge of...

 
 News Briefs    April 7, 2016

Enchanted Forest Prom Dinner

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Christian Church is hosting an Enchanted Forest prom night dinner on April 23 from 7-9 p.m. The dinner includes a thre-course meal, complete with a chocolate fountain. A donation of $5/per person is suggested. The dinner...

 
 News Briefs    April 7, 2016

Pancakes and Birdhouses

WAITSBURG – Kids and parents are invited to spend next Saturday morning, April 9 at 8 a.m., eating pancakes and building birdhouses at the shop of Robbie Johnson located at 215 Murphy Street. The project is hosted by the Waitsburg Christian...

 
 News Briefs    April 7, 2016

WWPD Property Claim Hours

WALLA WALLA – Citizens who wish to pick up property that has been placed in the Walla Walla Police Department’s Property/Evidence System, may claim their property between 9- 11 a.m., Monday – Friday, exclusive of recognized holiday. To...

 
 Specials    April 7, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - April 6, 2016

Ten Years Ago April 13, 2006 Commercial Club met April 4, 2006 and President Vance Price opened the meeting at 7:15 p.m. There were 44 present for dinner. Members of the 55 Plus will gather at Ye Towne Hall on Friday, April 14th at noon for potluck....

 
 News Briefs    April 7, 2016

Homeowners to Weigh In on Hist. Districts

DAYTON – Property owners in two Dayton historic districts are being asked their opinion on how, or whether, the districts should operate going forward. Advisory ballots were mailed by the city on Friday to homeowners in the Southside Historic...

 
 Specials    April 7, 2016

Birthdays - Week of April 6

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 Wesley Hilton. April 10: Bob Wardrip, Larry Loundagin, Dwight Penner, Mike...

 
 By Joe Scarborough    Commentary    April 7, 2016

Trump Leaves Conservative Establishment Arrogant and Unmoored

When members of Manhattan’s media elite come to Mark Halperin’s home for dinner, Halperin likes to ask his guests whether they have spent more time in Paris or Staten Island. More often than not, his guests select the destination that does not...

 
 By Ken Graham    Commentary    April 7, 2016

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

During my interview with Representatives Terry Nealey and Maureen Walsh on March 24, we spent more than half our time talking about the supplemental state budget the legislature failed to agree on...

 
 By Karen Turner    Commentary    April 7, 2016

Using Google Maps May Reduce Gray Matter in Brain

A Google Maps error has been sending tourists seeking “Mt. Rushmore, SD” to the wrong location for nearly five years now. Storm Mountain Center, a retreat center located some 13 miles from the real Mt. Rushmore, has repeatedly asked Google Maps...

 
 Commentary    April 7, 2016

Thank You to Community

Dear Editor Thank you to the Citizens of Waitsburg for your support in the recent Mayor City Election. Your confidence in my ability to do the job is greatly appreciated. I am proud to serve as Mayor of this One of a Kind City. It is a special city...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 7, 2016

Local Runners Take Fifth in 100K Palouse Relay

A group of Waitsburg folks (and a WSU student from India) kicked off spring break by running the 62- mile Palouse 100K Relay in Pullman on Sun, April 3. The race was originally called the Washington...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 7, 2016

Retirement Closes Two Dayton Businesses

Jacci's Yarn Basket was Jacci Wooten's Third Career DAYTON – After several failed attempts to sell her business over the last three years, Jacci's Yarn Basket owner, Jacci Wooten, is closing her doo...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    April 7, 2016

Changes in Store for Alder Dental

DAYTON – Alder Family Dental has announced that Dr. Rachel Deininger has begun serving patients in their Dayton office and will soon become the primary dentist in that office. Dr. Deininger will tak...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

Passmore to Run for Commissioner

DAYTON - Dr. Norm Passmore told The Times on Tuesday that he plans to run for the District 1 seat on the Columbia County Board of Commissioners. That position is currently held by Dwight Robanske. “This is something that I’ve been considering...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 7, 2016

Mary Phillips and Waitsburg Clinic Receive Commercial Club Awards

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club awarded the 2016 Waitsburg Community Service Award – formerly known as the Citizen of the Year Award – to longtime resident and tireless volunteer, Mary...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    April 7, 2016

Madeline Erikson Receives West Point Acceptance

WAITSBURG – Walla Walla High School senior Madeline Erikson officially accepted her appointment to the US Military Academy at West Point by signing her letter of intent to compete on their NCAA...

 
 News    April 7, 2016

Art Jarvis is Renton School District Interim Supt.

WAITSBURG – Former Waitsburg teacher, principal, and superintendent Ed Larsen and wife Lynna were pleased to learn that former Waitsburg teacher Art Jarvis was selected as Renton, Wash. School...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    April 7, 2016

Waitsburg Teams Shine at Carnival of Speed

MILTON-FREEWATER – Waitsburg junior Emily Adams took three firsts and a second, racking up 38 points to lead the Waitsburg girls to a fourth-place finish at Friday's Carnival of Speed track and fiel...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    April 7, 2016

Prescott Girls Split with TCP

PRESCOTT – The Prescott girls' softball team came up short in the first game of their double-header Saturday against Tri-Cities Prep, losing 9-5. But in the second game, the Lady Tigers rallied for...

 

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