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Articles from the June 4, 2015 edition

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 By Dian Ver Valen    News    June 4, 2015

Hospital Moves Forward with Upgrade

DAYTON – Directors of the Columbia County Health System are moving forward with upgrades to Dayton General Hospital. The board unanimously agreed on Thursday that hospital district executives...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 4, 2015

Ambulance Honors Naumann with Building Name

WAITSBURG – Several local companies worked together to improve the driveway and move the flagpole outside the Waitsburg Ambulance Service last month. The chores will help beautify the lot for the...

 
 By Dian Ver Valen    News    June 4, 2015

Memorial Honors Son, Dayton Grad

DAYTON – When their son, 41-year-old Dayton High School graduate Robert "Rob" Anderson, died unexpectedly on July 31, 2013, Carol and Andy Anderson wanted to find some way to honor his memory...

 

Ronald Eugene Hoffman

Longtime Dayton resident Ronald Eugene Hoffman passed away May 25th, 2015, surrounded by his family at Booker Rest Home. Ron was born to Everett and Myrtle Hoffman on March 22nd, 1941, in La Verne,...

 

Outback Rock Vacation bible school starts JUne 26

WAITSBURG – This year’s Vacation Bible School will be a three day event with the theme “Outback Rock.” The VBS will be hosted at the Waitsburg Christian Church and is a joint effort of the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church and the Christian...

 

Pioneer Portraits - June 4, 2015

Ten Years Ago June 9, 2005 Design plans for the new bridge over Coppei Creek on SR12 have been changed to include a design to match – as closely as possible given monetary restraints – the original bridge structure, Waitsburg City Councilman Mark...

 

Police Notes - June 4, 2015

Waitsburg Nothing to report. Dayton May 24 Caller on S. 4th Street reported hearing gunshots and observed a bullet had hit the residence; deputies located juveniles shooting on private property in the county. Caller was bitten by a dog while up...

 

Weekly Calendar

5 Lyons Ferry State Park Highway 261 near Starbuck 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Public is invited to a reopening celebration of Lyons Ferry State Park at the day-use park. Prescott Academic Awards Assembly Prescott Gymnasium 2:05 p.m. Walla Walla Chamber...

 

Birthdays - Week of June 4

June 5: Robert Zuger. June 6: Angie Lincoln, Bill Wert, and Melissa Lehr. June 7: Judy Adkins and Dana Maki. June 8: Jamie Gritman, Patty Hendrickson, Sarah Price, Gary Cox and Kevin Erickson. June 9: Kay Heady, Jack Roberts, Barbara McCauley,...

 
 By Ken Graham    Commentary    June 4, 2015

Hit the Road in Style

It drives like a boat and has some nicks in the paint. It has what looks like a cigarette burn in the driver's seat. It even includes a working 8-track tape player containing – get this – a...

 

Happy June, Everybody?

It’s June, everybody? Whoops, did I accidentally put a question mark there? Sorry. Let me try that again. It’s June, everybody! Much better, right? Although, come to think of it, maybe the questio...

 

Thanks to Volunteers

Dear Editor, A big thank you to all of the Waitsburg Celebration Days volunteers and to all of those who donated to the public art project! We are very close to having the piece, Jeffrey Hill’s “Founding Fathers”, fully funded, but we still...

 

Friends of the Library Fundraiser

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Friends of the Library is holding a Father’s Day Gift Basket fundraiser raffle to help support library programs. The basket is on display at AmericanWest Bank and tickets may be purchased at the bank or from the following...

 

Dayton Summer Food Program

DAYTON – The Dayton School District will again offer free breakfast and lunch this summer to all kids 18 and under. Meals will be served in the Dayton Elementary School Cafeteria Monday through Friday from June 22 through July 31, except July 3....

 

Swim Season Is Just Around the Corner

Waitsburg Pool Update The Waitsburg City Pool, with a newly replaced liner, will open for business at 1 p.m. on June 15. Lifeguards for the 2015 swim season are Paige Wood, Devin Newman, Caitlyn...

 

Waitsburg to offer summer food program

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg children will once again be able to receive free lunch and breakfasts through Waitsburg school district’s participation in the Simplified Summer Food Program for children. Waitsburg participated in the program, for the...

 

Chamber Music Festival offers free performances in Waitsburg and Dayton

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival returns for its eighth season, performing at more than 30 events in Walla Walla and the Touchet Valley, during June 4 – 27. While most of the performances require an admission fee, there is no...

 
 By Dian Ver Valen    News    June 4, 2015

Longtime Dayton Elementary School Librarian Retires

DAYTON – Watching Roslyn "Roz" Edwards read aloud to a group of children at the Dayton Elementary Library, where she has worked as librarian since the '90s, is like seeing her on the stage of the Li...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 4, 2015

Local Businesses Donate to Spruce Up WAS Lot

WAITSBURG – It's the time of year for "spring cleaning," and some major to-do's on the wish list of the Waitsburg Ambulance Service (WAS) Board have been crossed off, thanks to donations of time,...

 

School Board Update

Facilities/Transportation/Maintenance Supervisor’s Report (Colter Mohney): Updated board on motor pool and suggested the district surplus two older buses and purchase a smaller GM bus, with handicap accessibility, with 80,000 miles, available for $...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    June 4, 2015

Andrews Runner-Up Three Times at State

CHENEY – Dayton High School senior Kaitlyn Andrews was her school's only representative to the state 2B track meet here over the weekend. But she had a stellar meet, snagging three second-place...

 

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