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Articles from the May 12, 2016 edition

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 News    May 12, 2016

Rib Lovers

Former Times publishers Tom and Anita Baker were among the first in line at last weekend's Lions Club Rib Feed at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds. The Lions fed 800 people and served well over 1100 pounds...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 12, 2016

Lions Lend a Helping Hand

WAITSBURG – Hard work pays off. It takes a lot of helping hands, but The Waitsburg Lions pulled off another highly successful Rib Feed fundraiser last Saturday. Lions Club President Neil Carpenter...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 12, 2016

Tree Removal Interrupted

WAITSBURG – A special meeting of the Waitsburg City Council was scheduled for last Tuesday afternoon, but later cancelled, when Mayor Walt Gobel was unable to attend. The meeting was called in...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 12, 2016

Lyons Ferry Road Project Pushed Out

DAYTON—On May 4 an agreement was reached between business owner Jim MacArthur and Columbia County officials regarding the timing of road construction on the Lyons Ferry Road. The project start date...

 
 Specials    May 12, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - May 12, 2016

Ten Years Ago May 18, 2006 Matt Baker, a four-year track stand-out for Waitsburg High school and now a member of the Whitworth College Track Team, is one of four finalists for the Blue Mountain Sports Awards Male Athlete of the Year. For now,...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Spring Has Sprung

Rolling green hills, blue skies, and new life are a sure sign of spring in the Touchet Valley. These lambs were caught frolicking just outside of Prescott....

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Court News - May 4, 2016

Columbia County Superior Court May 4, 2016 Sentencing/Dismissals Elijio A. Mendoza, 31, Hermiston; charged with violation of the controlled substances act – possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. Accepted a plea agreement on April 20 an...

 
 Specials    May 12, 2016

Birthdays - Week of May 12

May 13: Lola Spirotas, Terry Bloor, Kevin Moormann, Jack Gawith and Lavina Meyer. May 14: Daniel Thomas Reese, Marge Tabor, Maggie Pietila, Lynna Larsen, Lee Fisk, Marilyn Robert, Barbara Wood, Suzie Payne, Debbie Fisher, Brian McKenzie and Alison...

 
 Specials    May 12, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

13: Pancake on a Stick; Mozzarella Bread Sticks, Marinara Sauce 16: Breakfast Sandwich; BBQ Pulled Pork 17: Continental Breakfast; Nachos 18: Longjohn; Chili Dogs 19: Breakfast Pizza; Cheese or Pepperoni Pizza, Carrots, Pineapple...

 
 By Luzi Ann Javier - Kevin Cirilli    Commentary    May 12, 2016

'Blindsided' by Ryan, Trump Questions Need for Party Unity

Donald Trump had always described his run for president as unique. Going it alone without support from senior leaders of the Republican Party may just be another thing that sets him apart. “Does it have to be unified? I’m very different than...

 
 By Jennie Dickinson    Commentary    May 12, 2016

Guest Comment: Historic Districts Are Important for Our Community

I am writing to express my concern regarding the proposed action to dissolve the residential historic districts in the City of Dayton and to ask my fellow homeowners in these districts to reconsider this decision. I am wearing two hats while writing...

 
 By Stephen Stromberg    Commentary    May 12, 2016

Beating Trump Won't Be as Easy as Many Dems Think

Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Tuesday night, turning his sights on Hillary Clinton, who, he says, will be easy to beat. She will not be - at least not for him. But Democrats must avoid making a similar mistake,...

 
 Commentary    May 12, 2016

Thank You for Lyons Ferry Road Resolution

Dear Editor, Lyons Ferry Marina would like to thank the County Commissioners, Port of Columbia and the County Engineer for helping to resolve a posible interruption of our business by a road construction project on Lyons Ferry Rd. Originally slated...

 
 News Briefs    May 12, 2016

Free Dental Van Visit June 10

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Resource Center will sponsor a visit from Northwest Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Clinic, on Friday, June 10, in the Banner Bank parking lot. Check-in will be at the Resource Center, located in the bank building...

 
 News Briefs    May 12, 2016

Whitman Mission Teacher-Ranger Position Opening

WALLA WALLA – The Whitman Mission National Historic Site is looking for a K-12 teacher for their 2016 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher position. The Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program is a professional development opportunity for teachers to spend a summer...

 
 News Briefs    May 12, 2016

Candidate Filing Next Week

WAITSBURG – Filing for County Board of Commissioner positions in Walla Walla and Columbia Counties opens Monday and runs through Friday, May 20. Positions open in Walla Walla County are: Commissioner, District 1, currently held by Jim Johnson and...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    May 12, 2016

Community Conversations to be Held in Dayton

Community Council is seeking input to identify important “community treasures” DAYTON – The Community Council, a nonprofit organization that works throughout the Walla Walla Valley, is...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 12, 2016

Dayton Beauty-Based Business Has International Impact

DAYTON-Local hairstylists Bridget House and Melissa McCowen have designed a product called Embee Meche, that makes adding highlights to customers' hair much easier than the traditional method of...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Dayton Kindergarten Registration and Roundup

DAYTON – Children who turn five on or before August 31, 2016 may enroll their children in kindergarten at the Waitsburg Elementary School during open enrollment registration during office hours, Mon. – Fri. from 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Kindergarten...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 12, 2016

Celebration Days Takes Shape

WAITSBURG - Plans are falling into place for a fun-filled Waitsburg Celebration Days weekend, May 20-22. From parades, to a car show, ATV rides, games in the park, food, museums and live music, there...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 12, 2016

Tigers' Season Ends with Loss to St. George's, 6-0

MEDICAL LAKE – The Prescott baseball team's season ended Monday as the team lost in the second playoff round to St. George's, 6-0. Dragons' pitcher Zach Steele stifled Tiger hitting, holding...

 
 Sports    May 12, 2016

Skyline Adventures Provides Recreation Scholarships

DAYTON – Skyline Adventures, a local youth-oriented nonprofit organization received a grant last week from the Pacificorp Foundation for $2,000 for youth recreation scholarships. According to Ski...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    May 12, 2016

Waitsburg Boys Win CP Meet

COLLEGE PLACE – The Waitsburg boys' track team came away with the team title at the final 2B District 9 meet of the year here on May 3. And for the Cardinal girls, Emily Adams won all three of her...

 
 Sports    May 12, 2016

2B District IX Meet

Waitsburg Boys 100 Meters  1. Travis Crockett 11.37 6. Joe Leamy 11.91 22. Daltin Lambert 13.59   200 Meters  1. Travis Crockett 23.49 10. Joe Leamy 25.38 25. Brayden Wood 31.43   400 Meters  15. Brayden Wood 1:10.62   800 Meters  1. Skylar...

 
 News    May 12, 2016

Power Up!

Waitsburg Elementary 3rd-5th grade students were treated to a surprise pep assembly, organized by teachers Deanna Coulston, Marne Henderson and Gabe Kiefel, Monday afternoon to encourage them to get...

 

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