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Articles from the May 5, 2016 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    May 5, 2016

Emily Adams is Celebration Days Queen

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg cowgirl Emily Adams doesn't know how to be anything but busy. Even though a state qualifying track meet will make it impossible for her to be present at the actual Waitsburg...

 
 Agendas    May 5, 2016

Waitsburg School Board Agenda

I. CALL TO ORDER II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE III. ADOPT AGENDA ACTION IV. CONSENT AGENDA ACTION A. Minutes for April 13, 2016 Board Meeting B. Accounts Payable C. Payroll D. Budget Status Reports V. REPORTS INFORMATION A. Elementary Principal’s...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 5, 2016

Mitigation, Reconfiguration Planned for Rainbow Lake and Other Lakes

DAYTON-On April 21 officials from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife presented the public with a progress update on implementation actions for the W. T. Wooten Wildlife Area Floodplain...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Preston Hall Third Quarter Honor Roll

8th Grade 4.0 Kailyn Lewis High honors: 3.6 & above Logan Baker Grace Coulston Seamus House Kirsten Miller Cason Nichols Avery VanBlaricom 3.25 or better Wyatt Bohlman Huntyr Clarno Bradley Sandau 7th Grade High honors: 3.6 & above Koby Harris Riley...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Preston Hall Student Spotlight

Preston Hall Students of the Month for April were Haylee Crow (8th Grade) and Huntyr Clarno (8th Grade)....

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Junior Achievement Awards

Several Waitsburg students were honored in an Outstanding Student Award program ceremony at the Masonic Lodge 26 in Dayton last week....

 
 Specials    May 5, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - May 5, 2016

Ten Years Ago May 11, 2006 The 2006 Days of Real Sport marks the return to a tradition of court candidates competing for the right to wear the queen’s crown. The practice hasn’t been part of the queen and court selection process for quite some ti...

 
 Specials    May 5, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

6: French Toast; Corn Dogs, Fries 9: Biscuit & Gravy; Sub Sandwich, Sunchips 10: Continental Breakfast; Ham & Potato Casserole, Roll 11: Cinnamon Roll; Tuna OR Egg Salad Sand, Potato Salad 12: Combo Bars; Sweet & Sour Chicken...

 
 Specials    May 5, 2016

Birthdays - Week of May 5

May 6: Scott and Elie Johnson, Betty Mosley, Joan Kennedy, Barbara Danforth, Annette Bergevin, Marcy Thompson, Theron Barbee, Jonathan Cosper and Kylie McConnell, Katelynn Martin. May 7: Jake Kibler, Richard Ford, Herb Mettler, Brayden Wood, JoAn...

 
 Specials    May 5, 2016

Police Notes - May 5, 2015

Waitsburg Nothing reported. Dayton March 20 Loud arguing disturbing neighborhood at Cameron Ct., parties separated. Someone came onto deck, rang doorbell and ran away in 1500 block S. 5th. Complaint of having been assaulted by a child with a baseball...

 
 By Paula Dwyer    Commentary    May 5, 2016

Could Universal Basic Income Be Next Big Thing?

Now and then a worthy economic proposal comes along that seems as politically unattainable as it is sensible. Then, on closer inspection, you see that it’s more than a policy-wonk’s fantasy. And you wonder whether it could actually prevail. This...

 
 By Jessica Shankleman    Commentary    May 5, 2016

World's Biggest Wind Turbines Make Jumbo Jets Look Tiny

Often derided as a blot on rural landscapes, wind turbines got bigger and stronger than ever anyway. The next generation are even larger and designed to withstand an Arctic battering. The granddaddy...

 
 Commentary    May 5, 2016

Community Involvement Needed in School Decisions

Dear Editor, In response to the April 21st article in the Times, regarding staff cuts in the Waitsburg School District, we as educators would like to share some additional insight and encourage community members to attend the May 11th school board...

 
 News Briefs    May 5, 2016

Dayton Musicians Featured in Fundraiser

WALLA WALLA – A group of local musicians will be featured in a “4 for the One” Christian concert at the Powerhouse Theater (111 N. 6th Ave.) in Walla Walla at 6:30 p.m. on May 14. Never Give Up, a Dayton band with musicians Sherri Huwe, Penny...

 
 News Briefs    May 5, 2016

Chuck Wagon Judges Needed

DAYTON – The Dayton Chamber of Commerce is in need of judges for the Mule Mania Chuck Wagon Cook-Off Dinner on May 27 and 28. If you have discerning taste buds and would be willing to judge and savor a five-course meal, contact Shannon McDaniel at...

 
 News Briefs    May 5, 2016

Grant Will Improve EMS Communication Near Prescott

PRESCOTT – A $183,300 United States Department of Agriculture community facilities grant will allow the City of Walla Walla to fund the installation of new emergency communications equipment on a tower near Prescott. The project, which is expected...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 5, 2016

Historic Districts Likely to Change

DAYTON—Matt Zanger and Mike Smith from the Dayton Historic Preservation Commission, along with Byron Kaczmarski from the Dayton City Council, met at City Hall on Monday night to count advisory...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 5, 2016

Prosecutor's Office Moves to Clay St.

DAYTON-Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Dale Slack is happy. "I have a door," he said, showing off his new office. The Columbia County Prosecuting Attorneys, and their office staff, have been busy...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 5, 2016

CCHS Financial Report Highlights Challenges

DAYTON—At their regular meeting in April the CCHS board of commissioners heard from Tom Dingus, an independent auditor who talked about the financial health of the Columbia County Health System...

 
 News    May 5, 2016

Pam Alexenko is EWU Fraternity 'Mom of the Year'

WAITSBURG – There's nothing unusual about Waitsburg parent and bus driver Pam Alexenko spoiling and supporting local kids. It's just part of who she is and something she's done for years. But her...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 5, 2016

Prescott Pool, Park Prepped for Summer

PRESCOTT – Summer is just around the corner, and the Prescott Joint Parks & Recreation Department (PJPRD) has been working hard to make sure they are ready. The pool has been freshly painted,...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 5, 2016

Dayton Girls Down Mac-Hi JV, 3-2

DAYTON – The Dayton varsity softball team played a scheduled five-inning Monday night and came away with a 3-2 win. The Lady Bulldogs got nine hits, but could only convert three runs, which were...

 
 Sports    May 5, 2016

Prescott Girls Can't Catch Up to Boardman

7th-inning Tiger rally falls short by a run PRESCOTT – The Prescott Girls' softball team hosted Riverside-Boardman on April 26 and came out on the short end of a high-scoring game, 9-8. Each team...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 5, 2016

Tigers Beat Riverside, 11-1

PRESCOTT – Kyle Gradwohl and Jacob Dunn pitched a combined two-hitter against Riverside on April 26, as the Prescott Tigers downed the Pirates 11-1 in a shortened six-inning game. The Pirates got th...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 5, 2016

Callas Wins 300 Hurdles in Ritzville

RITZVILLE – Waitsburg junior Landon Callas continued his improvement in the hurdles, particularly at 300 meters, as he won that event at the Undeberg Invitational meet in Ritzville Saturday. His...

 

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