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Articles from the May 7, 2015 edition

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 By Dian Ver Valen    News    May 7, 2015

Dayton School Levy Still Trailing

Superintendent wonders how to engage community in school-upkeep conversation DAYTON – The Columbia County Auditor's Office counted 61 additional ballots last Friday, but the new results don't show m...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 7, 2015

Garden Club Paints the Town With Posies

Gregutt recalls club's history, including giving daisies spot of honor as city flower WAITSBURG – A good-sized group of ladies from the Waitsburg Garden Club spent a recent sunny Saturday morning be...

 
 By Dian Ver Valen    News    May 7, 2015

'Lemonade! Get your lemonade!'

DAYTON – This little community was abuzz with activity Saturday, both at the annual street sale on South 3rd Street as well as all along Main Street and beyond, where Dayton sixth graders hollered...

 

Death Notice

Haroldene Welch Dickerson was born November 2, 1933. She died at the age of 81 on April 16, 2015 at her home in Camas, Washington. Haroldene lived in Waitsburg and taught first grade at Prescott from 1973 - 1979. She relocated in Washougal where she...

 

Birth Notice

Stephanie Hill and Oliver Ingersoll of Walla Walla Wash., a girl named Evelyn Ella Ingersoll weighing 6 lbs 5 ozs born on April 27, 2015....

 

Middle School Students Experience College

WALLA WALLA – The Whitman Institute for Scholastic Enrichment is accepting applications for the August 9-11, 2015, program. This is a free program for local students who entering 9th grade in fall 2015. Participants stay on the Whitman College...

 

Wizard of Oz Info Meeting

DAYTON – Touchet Valley Arts Council is holding an informational meeting for the fall musical, The Wizard of Oz, directed by Mike Ferrians and Brenda Henderson. If you want to get involved (including behind the scenes) attend this meeting at the...

 
 News    May 7, 2015

Treasure Hunters

Bargain hunters lined South 3rd Street in Dayton on Saturday morning . . ....

 

Pioneer Portraits - May 7, 2015

Ten Years Ago May 12, 2005 As a board member and officer of the Days of Real Sport, Terry Hofer hasn’t seen a Saturday morning parade in over 20 years because he was working at the track preparing for the race meet. “Now I don’t get to see the...

 

Rascal Rodeo Benefit Dinner & Auction

DAYTON – A fundraiser to benefit Rascal Rodeo, a nonprofit organization that provides Exceptional Rodeos free of charge for anyone with mental and/or physical disabilities of all ages will be held at Woody’s Bar & Grill on Friday, May 22. The...

 

Business Web Design Class

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Community Library is offering a free Business Web Design class Thursday, May 14 from 4-7 p.m. The class covers website requirements, domain names, static IP addresses and hosting sites as well as rules for designing a good...

 

Police Notes - May 7, 2015

Waitsburg Nothing to report. Dayton Apr. 27 Theft of prescription pain medications from E. Patit Avenue; unknown suspect. Caller on E. Richmond Avenue reporting a suspicious male taking photos possibly of the caller; person was actually taking...

 

Birthdays - Week of May 7

May 8: Kay Wright, Bonnie Tower, Dean Done, Cathy Williams, Tony Witt, Monika Page and Lindsey Roberts. May 9: Donald Duncan, Patrick Manyak, Valerie Hamann, Dan Havens, Cody Havens. May 10: Walter Vennum, Mary Davis, Kristin Mock and Justin Zuger....

 

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

8: French Toast; Turkey Sub, Potato Salad 11: Breakfast Sandwich; BBQ Pulled Pork, Corn on the Cob 12: Biscuit & Gravy; Chicken Nuggets, Potato Smiles 13: Longjohn; Bean & Cheese Burrito, Spanish Rice 14: Egg, Sausage, Hash Browns; Macaroni &...

 

An Update from Representative Terry Nealey

Dear Friends and Neighbors: I wish I had better news to share with you. State lawmakers were supposed to finish their work on April 26 and conclude the 2015 legislative session. Instead, the...

 

Emma Philbrook: STUDENT LIFE

As graduation draws near, the term “future” gets bandied about more and more, and I increasingly find myself wondering what life will hold for me a couple decades down the road. The following...

 

Public Hearing for Proposed Trust Land Exchange in Columbia Co.

DAYTON – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the Bonneville Power Administration have scheduled a public hearing at 6 p.m. on May 14 in the Columbia County Public Works Office conference room, at 415 N. Guernsey in Dayton, to p...

 
 By Dian Ver Valen    News    May 7, 2015

Co. County Granted Extension on Tucannon Road Reconstruction

DAYTON – Columbia County road projects old and new were presented in April to county commissioners. To assist with one major new project, the county road department has hired two engineering...

 
 By Dian Ver Valen    News    May 7, 2015

County Proceeds with Emergency Services Software Agreement

DAYTON – Columbia County signed an interlocal agreement with the city of Walla Walla in April to share in the purchase and installation of a new computer-aided dispatch and records management system...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 7, 2015

Ferrians Retires From ChristianChurch

WAITSBURG – For Pastor Mike Ferrians, ministry is as likely to take place around a schoolroom lunch table, while walking to get the mail at the post office or at the Waitsburg Hardware Store coffee...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 7, 2015

Gleason's Galley Set to Open Next Week

WAITSBURG – Karen Gleason took advantage of her recent medical retirement as an officer at the Washington State Penitentiary to follow her dream of starting an "old school" restaurant in Waitsburg....

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 7, 2015

Tigers Drop Pair to Tri-Cities Prep, Beat Riverside

PRESCOTT – The Waitsburg-Prescott baseball team dropped two games at home on Thursday to Tri-Cities Prep, 7-6 and 3-1. They followed a win against Riverside on April 28, 16-1. In game one Thursday,...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 7, 2015

Dayton Splits with Asotin, TCP

ASOTIN – The Dayton Bulldogs' softball team demolished the Asotin Panthers in Game 1 of Saturday's double-header here, 14-2. Pitcher Megan Robins held Asotin scoreless until the fifth and final...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 7, 2015

WP Athletes at Meet of Champions

LEWISTON – The Waitsburg-Prescott track and field team sent ten athletes to the Meet of Champions here on April 30. The meet was an invitational, based on athletes' performances in earlier meets thi...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    May 7, 2015

Lady Tigers Split with TCP

PRESCOTT – The WP girls' softball team took a lead into the seventh inning of game 1 of their double-header against Tri-Cities Prep here on April 30, but were unable to hold on. The Jaguars scored f...

 

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