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Seniors Celebrate

Graduating WHS seniors took the Second Annual Senior Walkthrough last Thursday, prior to Friday night's graduation ceremony. Seniors, dressed in graduation regalia, encouraged younger students as...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    June 8, 2017

Dayton, Waitsburg School Boards Discuss Athletic Combine's Future

WAITSBURG – The Dayton and Waitsburg school boards met on May 31 to report back on feedback they received from community members, students, and parents regarding the DW athletics combine, as well as...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 8, 2017

Public Input Given on Wildlife Areas

WDFW updating plans for W.T. Wooten, Asotin Creek, and Chief Joseph areas WAITSBURG – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is developing new management plans for 33 wildlife areas in the state, including three in southeast Washington:...

 

Waitsburg Livestock Show & Fair is Saturday

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg will hold its 63rd annual Livestock Show and Fair at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds on Sat., June 10. The community is encouraged to come and check out the livestock and tractor driving competitions, educational displays, and...

 

Sainte-Jean Baptiste Day

WALLA WALLA – The Frenchtown Historical Foundation Board invites the public to enjoy the Annual Sainte-Jean Baptiste Day Celebration on June 24, from 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at the Frenchtown Historical Site, located at 8364 Old Highway 12, Walla...

 

Fort Walla Walla Days

WALLA WALLA – Fort Walla Walla’s two-day summer event will take place June 10-11. Visitors can immerse themselves in local history as the clock is turned back and they enter a world of early pioneers, explorers, and fur traders. The Erikson...

 

YWCA Fun Factory

WAITSBURG – The YWCA will bring arts, crafts, and outdoor games for kids in Waitsburg beginning on June 26 and running through Aug. 7. The Fun Factory will visit Preston Park from 2:30 – 4 p.m. every Monday, with fun activities for kids ages...

 

Darci Marie Hall and Logan Leslie Hays

Darci Marie Hall and Logan Leslie Hays got engaged April 19, after six and one-half years of dating.  Both graduated from Dayton High School.  Darci graduated from WWCC with an AAAS in Ag...

 

Pioneer Portraits - June 8, 2017

Ten Years Ago June 14, 2007 Last year a local team, Cole Construction, finished with some hardware, and they will return to the diamond at the 2007 Lions Club Softball Bash to take another shot at the championship. They will be among the...

 

WWCSO Press Board

June 1: Telephonic violation of protection order on Stonecipher Road. May 31: Responded to a two-vehicle non injury collision on Murphy St and Preston Avenue. Information exchanged and parties were sent on their way. Responded to a violation of...

 

Dayton Aquacise Classes

DAYTON – The Dayton City Pool will offer Aquacise classes beginning Mon., June 19. There will be two sessions each weekday, from noon – 1 p.m. and from 5-6 p.m.. The cost is $3/day, per session, or $60 for an individual season pass. Classes are...

 

AARP Safe Driver Classes

WALLA WALLA –AARP Smart Driver Classes will be held at Walla Walla General Hospital (1025 S. 2nd Ave., Walla Walla) on June 26 and 27 from 1-5 p.m. The class fee is $20 and AARP members receive a $5 discount. Call (509) 522-2424 to register. Learn...

 

Birthdays - Week of June 8

June 9: Kay Heady, Jack Roberts, Barbara McCauley, Edward Fisher, Ed Sickles, Jenny Rencken, Marne Henderson, Cathy Abel. June 10: Jake Long, Belinda Johnson, Linda Doyle and Mike Drew. June 11: Frank Donnelly and Kathie Payne, Katelyn Lambert. June...

 

Why are Republicans getting so little done? Because their agenda is deeply unpopular.

Every new president tries to claim a mandate for his agenda, that because they won the election that means the public supports everything they want to do. But ask yourself this: Is there anything - anything - on the agenda of the Trump...

 

Reaction to Paris Accord Pullout is Overblown

Reactions to President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris accord on climate change are -- forgive me -- overheated. The ACLU is calling it an “assault on communities of color,” for some reason, and environmental activist Tom Steyer says...

 
 By George Will    Commentary    June 8, 2017

Public Broadcasting: Superfluous Yet Immortal

As changing technologies and preferences make government-funded broadcasting increasingly preposterous, such broadcasting actually becomes useful by illustrating two dismal facts. One is the immortality of entitlements that especially benefit those...

 
 By Ian May    News    June 8, 2017

Jennifer Warren is Valedictorian, Jenna Phillips is Salutatorian for DHS Class of 2017

DAYTON – Thirty-four seniors will receive their diplomas in front of numerous loved ones and community members this Saturday in the Dayton High School Gymnasium, during Dayton's 132nd graduation...

 
 By Ian May    News    June 8, 2017

Local Pools to Open This Month

DAYTON – The beginning of June brings the end of the school year in Dayton, Waitsburg, and Prescott. Along with the joys of students having three months off from their studies comes the opening of...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 8, 2017

Waitsburg Seniors Celebrate Memories

WAITSBURG – Friends and family members stood as the traditional strains of 'Pomp and Circumstance' marked both an ending and new beginnings for the Waitsburg Class of 2017 on Friday. Thirty-three se...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 8, 2017

Eddie Perez and Tiffany Robinson are PHS Valedictorian and Salutatorian

PRESCOTT – Graduating members of the Prescott High School Class of 2017 will walk the aisle to receive their diplomas at noon on Saturday in the high school gymnasium. This year's honor speakers...

 

Legals - June 8, 2017

Case No. 17-4-00096-3 NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW 11.40.030) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WALLA WALLA In Re the Estate of PHYLLIS A. FLANAGAN Deceased. The Personal Representative named below has been... Full story

 

County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Opening

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – County commissioners are seeking applicants to fill a position on the County Lodging Tax Advisory committee. The opening must be filled by a member who who is a representative of businesses required to collect lodging tax....

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    June 8, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

Before I mention this week's recipe, I'd like to talk about last week's recipe that used a raw egg. It is not recommended to eat a raw egg, so please look up the pros and cons and decide if you want t...

 

Waitsburg Scholarship Awards

JACOB DUNN Exchange Club Youth of the Year $1,000 Exchange Club Youth fo the Year for the Northwest District $1,500 Council 2 Union Scholarship $5,000 Washington State University $3,000 Waitsburg Lion’s Club Scholarship in Memory of Tom Baker...

 

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