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Articles from the June 16, 2016 edition

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 By Ian Smay    News    June 16, 2016

Dayton Seniors Celebrate Graduation

DAYTON – Dayton High School sent off twenty-three young adults onto the next step in their lives on Saturday. The Class of 2016 graduated in front of countless loved ones as they officially...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 16, 2016

Prescott Grads Turn The Tassel

PRESCOTT – Sixteen members of the Prescott graduating Class of 2016 proudly made their way down the aisle during Prescott High School's commencement ceremony on the evening of Fri., June 10. "When...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 16, 2016

Waitsburg Planning Commission SAYS NAY TO Commercial Rezone

WAITSBURG – Close to a dozen community members were in attendance to offer input during the public hearing portion of the June 8 planning commission meeting at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds. The...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 16, 2016

Shortline to be Reinstated Between Dayton and Walla Walla

DAYTON—At their meeting last week at the Lyon’s Ferry Marina, Port of Columbia County commissioners Fred Crowe and Earle Marvin signed a three-year lease agreement with rail operator Frontier...

 
 News Briefs    June 16, 2016

Knights of Veritas

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library is hosting the Knights of Veritas at the Delany Room on Sat., June 18 at 3:00 p.m. The Knights of Veritas is a nonprofit organization that offers interactive and educational demonstrations of medieval arms,...

 
 News Briefs    June 16, 2016

Sweets and Potatoes

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Sweets baseball team will be supported by the "world's largest potato on wheels" over the June 17-19 weekend at Borleske Stadium. The team will be playing host to a...

 
 Agendas    June 16, 2016

Waitsburg City Council Mtg. Date Changed

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg City Council will meet Wed., June 15, at 7 p.m. at the Lions Building at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds. Agenda items include: Water Efficiency Goal Review Main Street Bridge Replacement Permits Rezone Application Municipal Code...

 
 Specials    June 16, 2016

Levi John Puckett

To Brittany and Jimmy Puckett, Jr of Dayton, WA  a baby boy name Levi John Puckett was born on June 9, 2016 weighing 10lbs...

 
 Specials    June 16, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - June 16, 2016

Ten Years Ago June 22, 2006 Waitsburg businesswoman Kathy Patton of Delta Connection is the first director of the Commerce Committee, selected by the group on June 12. The action came following an hour-plus luncheon meeting in which the latest...

 
 News Briefs    June 16, 2016

Starbuck Vacation Bible School

STARBUCK - The Starbuck Community Church will host a Vacation Bible School from 9-11:30 a.m. on June 27-30. Transportation can be provided. Call Judy at (509) 399-2005 or Mike and Monica at (509) 399-2099 for rides or with questio...

 
 Specials    June 16, 2016

Birthdays - Week of June 16

June 18: Bernice Patrick, Linda Bode, Gertrude Brock and Ryan Leid. June 19: Barbara Johnson, Rollin Carpenter. June 20: Beau Marshall, Frank Loveall, Louis Donnelly, Sherrill Conover, Katreena Mabe, Seth Pierson, Cameron Danforth, Amber Hilton....

 
 Specials    June 16, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

Summer Meal Program Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30-12 p.m. All children 18 & under receive meals free of charge....

 
 By Hayley Tsukayama The Washington Post    Commentary    June 16, 2016

How to Reclaim Your Smartphone Storage Space in Time for Those Summer Vacations

Are you constantly plagued by warnings that your phone is running out of storage? We’re here to help. Storage woes are common for smartphone owners, perhaps particularly during the summer when we’re snapping more pictures, playing more games and...

 
 By Ginny Butler    Commentary    June 16, 2016

Dayton's Main Street: Before and After

[Editor's note: Several building fronts in Dayton's Downtown Historic District have been restored by their owners in the past couple of decades. Dayton Historical Depot Society president Ginny Butler...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 16, 2016

Local Organizations Receive Community Service Awards

RICHLAND – The Waitsburg Resource Center, Dayton Chronicle, and Dixie Store were all recipients of the 2016 (Southeast Washington Association of School Administrators) SEWASA Community Leadership...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 16, 2016

Prescott Honor Students are Servant Leaders

PRESCOTT - Prescott High School Class of 2016 Valedictorian Jaqueline Velazco and Salutatorian Salomon Martinez earned their titles by being the top scholars in their class. But their gratitude,...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 16, 2016

Emergency Dispatch Call Center Acquires Next Generation E9-1-1 Capatility

DAYTON-What is sleek, shiny, compact and quiet? No, it is not a new car. It is the new E9-1-1 phone system and audio logger from Zetron that was recently purchased by the county to replace the old Int...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Livestock Show & Fair Received State Top Honors

WAITSBURG – Area exhibitors showed their talents at the 62nd annual Waitsburg Livestock Show & Fair at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds last weekend, June 11 and 12. Organizer Sandra Farley said the...

 
 By Ian Smay    Sports    June 16, 2016

Touchet Valley Golf Course Looking Forward to Summer

DAYTON – The Touchet Valley Golf Course's annual leagues are under way as the summer draws nearer. The greens are looking great, and it is shaping up to be a good course for those looking to hit...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Summer Reading Programs are Under Way

Dayton Memorial Library offers summer reading programs for adults and children DAYTON—Summer reading program for adults and children are in the works at the Dayton Memorial Library, beginning on June 18. Readers can pick up their Summer Reading...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Prescott Memorial Scholarship Fund Graduation 2016

Jaqueline Velazco Valedictorian Award $150 Prescott Lions In memory of Sam Erwin $1,400 Salomon Martinez Salutatorian Award $100 Community Club of Prescott $675 Class of 1960 Memorial Scholarship In memory of Beverly Sands Sharp, Bruce Carpenter,...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Pioneer Day

Elementary school students from Waitsburg and Prescott wrapped up their school year with a visit to the Bruce House Museum for Pioneer Day. Students learned history from Gary Lentz, sewed on buttons,...

 
 News    June 16, 2016

Dayton High School Class of 2016 Scholarship Awards

Amber Johnson John Hinchliff/Pheasants Forever $200.00 John Israel $500.00 DHS Alumni One Year $1,000.00 Angela Mascall John Israel $500.00 Emory Clapp 4-H $150.00 Dayton Booster Club $400.00 Floyd L. & Eugenia Darnell Norgaard $500.00 Elk Drug...