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Articles from the May 19, 2016 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    May 19, 2016

Larry and Pam Conover are Parade Marshals

WAITSBURG – Larry and Pam Conover are honored to be selected as the 2016 Waitsburg Celebration Days parade marshals. That said, Larry admitted his first thought was, "I didn't think we were old...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 19, 2016

School Board Postpones Teaching Cuts

WAITSBURG – Teachers from all three Waitsburg schools were present and took turns speaking out against a potential reduction in force (RIF) staff cut during the public comment portion of the May 11...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 19, 2016

Frontier Rail Lease In Works

DAYTON—The Port of Columbia is just days away from signing a lease agreement with a new rail operator. Port officials plan for Frontier Rail, LLC to take over rail operations from WATCO, the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 19, 2016

Women's Philanthropic Organization Presents 2016 Citizenship Award

DAYTON-Dayton High School seniors Angie Dedloff and Kobie Sunderland-Herrin were chosen as the recipients of this year's Philanthropic Education Organization Citizenship Award at a reception,...

 
 Specials    May 19, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - May 19, 2016

Ten Years Ago May 25, 2006 Though it didn’t rain on the parade, Mother Nature foiled a beautiful Saturday at the Days of Real Sport as a nine-race card was canceled after one actual race and the Preakness Stakes on Saturday. A smaller crowd and 11...

 
 News Briefs    May 19, 2016

Dayton FFA Plant Sale

DAYTON – The Dayton FFA Plant Sale takes place May 2 through June 3, Mon. – Fri., from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Dayton High School Greenhouse located at 614 S. 3rd St., Dayton. FFA members are selling: petunias, geranium, bacopa, pansies,...

 
 Specials    May 19, 2016

Birthdays - Week of May 19

May 20: Nektarios Reese, Wanda E. Johnson, Brandee Wheeler, Don Glover, Greg Reser, Judy Largent, Lyndsey Huwe and Vickie Hamann. May 21: Paul Powers, Johnathan Quigg and Jr. Eastwood. May 22: Nancy Startin, Victor Langdon, Kathryn Kirk and Reed...

 
 Specials    May 19, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

20: Scrambled Eggs & Sausage; Crispitos 23: Biscuit & Gravy; Chicken Cordon Bleu, Asparagus 24: Continental Breakfast; Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy 25: Cinnamon Roll; Fish & Chips 26: Combo Bars; Chili, Cornbread...

 
 By Jennifer Rubin    Commentary    May 19, 2016

Sasse Could Be Top Pick, Romney Backup, in Third-Party Candidate Search

Reports suggesting that the search for a third candidate has stalled, lacks money or faces insurmountable hurdles to qualifying for ballots in 50 states are inaccurate. Bill Kristol, editor of Weekly Standard and one of several Republicans driving...

 
 By Amanda Loudin    Commentary    May 19, 2016

Good for the Body, Good for the Mind

At the age of 16, Heather Troupe received a diagnosis of chronic severe depression and a prescription for an antidepressant. Eight years and 20 pounds later, she was sleeping poorly, felt a lot of anxiety and had lost her therapist because of...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Bee Wrangler

Local beekepers Mark and Eleanora Montgomery came to the rescue after last Wednesday's track meet in College Place to remove a bee swarm that had made its home in the large Maple tree outside the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 19, 2016

Blue Mountain Station Experiencing 'Entrepreneurial Churn'

DAYTON-In his report to the Port of Columbia commissioners at their meeting last week, Economic Development Coordinator Brad McMasters talked about several changes at the Blue Mountain Station –...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 19, 2016

Off-Leash Dog Park Planned for Dayton

DAYTON-A group of canine lovers had their fourth meeting at city hall last week to continue talks about creating an off-leash dog park in Dayton. The City is turning over .65 acres to the group for...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 19, 2016

Switchgrass Will Sing in Sasayama in 2017

WAITSBURG – Kate Hockersmith thought she was out of the Bluegrass business until Chris Philbrook knocked on her door in 2010 saying he wanted to be a Troublemaker and go to Japan. A few days later,...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 19, 2016

P.E.O.'s Burgers, Bands & Brews Supports Higher Education

WAITSBURG – Where can you get a hamburger meal, dine to live music, and follow it up with a night of dancing for only $10-$15? It’s sounds unlikely, but that’s exactly the deal the Waitsburg...

 
 By Ian Smay    Sports    May 19, 2016

Waitsburg, Dayton Track Athletes on to Regionals

COLLEGE PLACE – Under sunny skies on a beautiful spring day, the District 9 track meet brought the league season to an end for area schools. Waitsburg ended an impressive season with a strong...

 
 By Ian Smay    Sports    May 19, 2016

Dayton Girls Win District Title

WALLA WALLA – Dayton was crowned the District 9 2B softball champions on Friday, as they beat league rivals Asotin and DeSales in closely contested games. Dayton's offense during the first game...

 
 Sports    May 19, 2016

Gradwohl Named WIAA Athlete of the Week

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School junior Kyle Gradwohl, was nominated by a community member and selected by WIAA staff as one of the Athletes of the Week for achievements playing for the Prescott Tigers baseball team. Each week, throughout the...

 
 Sports    May 19, 2016

Owen Lanning is Blue Mtn. Sports Awards Finalist

WALLA WALLA – Former Waitsburg-Prescott track star, Owen Lanning, was honored as one of five finalists for Male Athlete of the Year during the 40th annual Blue Mountain Sports Awards in Walla Walla...

 
 News Briefs    May 19, 2016

Welcome Ian Smay

The Times is pleased to welcome our new summer intern, Ian Smay. Ian will help us out in many ways over the next three months, including covering sports and writing other feature stories. Ian is a 2015 graduate of Dayton High School, and recently...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Service

The Waitsburg Corral Wranglers 4-H Club spent a rainy Sunday afternoon in the Don Thomas Building painting and repairing benches in preparation for this weekend's Waitsburg Celebration Days and the...

 
 News    May 19, 2016

Dedication

WAITSBURG – This week, a bench was placed in front of Waitsburg Town Hall in memory of former resident Karen Huwe Mohney. Mohney, who was known and dear to many for her many community involvements...