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Articles from the July 27, 2017 edition

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Bringing Home the Harvest

You know it's wheat harvest in Waitsburg, when the McCaw crew is spotted cutting the wheat field surrounding the city water tower. Above: Three generations of the McCaw family bring in the crop. Guy...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    July 27, 2017

Council Returns to Grandstand Dilemma

WAITSBURG – After investing more than a year and spending thousands of dollars for engineering reports, drawings, and structural assessments to determine if renovating the Waitsburg fairgrounds...

 

State Budget Delay Impacts County

DAYTON--One of the topics discussed at last week’s BOCC meeting is what impact the state legislature’s budget will have on individual departments in the county. With the exception of the Public Works Department, and Planning and Building...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 27, 2017

Small but Mighty: Organic Growers are a Vital Part of the Community

DAYTON--There are commercial harvests other than for wheat, barley, or peas, in our region. Marcus and Lacey Mead of Smith Hollow Farmstead, Lorrie Ryzek Bensel of Verdurous Gardens, Richard Heieren a...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago Aug. 2, 2007 Retirement for Waitsburg Postmaster Don Maiuri will not include lots of golf, fishing and shuffleboard. The 34-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service wrapped up a ten-plus year stint at the Waitsburg Post Office this...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office Press Board

July 10: Reporting party listed an item on Craigslist, received a check for the item, and cashed the check. The bank later advised that the check was not good and requested the money back. July 12: Report of burglary at Waitsburg Mini Storage (765...

 

Waitsburg High School Sports Info Night

WAITSBURG – A high school sports information night is scheduled for Mon., Aug 7 at 7 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School auditorium. All high school athletes interested in playing fall sports are requested to attend, along with their...

 

Prescott Car Show

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Joint Parks & Recreation District will hold a car show in the Prescott Park on Sat., Aug. 12 from noon to 3 p.m. There is no entry fee. Simply come to the park and enjoy the shade and company. Hot dogs will be available for...

 

PJPRD Meeting Change

PRESCOTT – The regular meeting of the Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District Board of Commissioners meeting has been changed from Thurs., Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. to Mon. Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. The change is to accommodate commissioners that will be out...

 

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The August Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will take place Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall. The cost is $10 and the meal will be catered by Laura Hall of Milton-Freewater, Ore. August’s speaker is Mary Dundas...

 

Birthdays - Week of July 27

July 28: Jim Mason, Bill Donley, Jack Otterson, Jr., Jay Herion, Calvin Morton. July 29: Ginger Henze, John Kenney, Rachel Reedy, DeLynn Liebermann. July 30: Pam Conover, J.E. McCaw, Kohl Perry, Tim Rogers. July 31: Glen Vogt, Joan Hamberg,...

 
 By Ken Graham    Commentary    July 27, 2017

KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER

One day a few weeks ago, out of boredom I suppose, I was rummaging through some of the dozens of old books and other materials in the back of The Times' office, when I came across a thin (64-page) sof...

 

Two Die in Dayton Mobile Home Fire

DAYTON – Two bodies were discovered in a mobile home that was consumed by fire in the early morning hours of July 20, in Dayton. The bodies have been identified as Tami Jo Spring, 47, and Mike...

 

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New Electronics Distracted Driving Law is in Effect

WASHINGTON – Washington State’s new Distracted Driving law is aimed at saving lives and reducing injuries by placing stronger limits on the use of electronics while driving. The new law, aptly named the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics...

 

Strange But True

*Marsupials and platypuses are the only mammals that don’t have belly buttons. A marsupial loses its umbilical cord before emerging its mother’s pouch, so a scar never forms. Platypuses are hatched and never have an umbilical cord to begin with....

 
 By Ian May    News    July 27, 2017

Dayton Play Host to First Home Swim Meet

DAYTON – The Dayton Swim Team competed in their first home swim meet on July 18 against league rivals Pullman and Pomeroy. The meet began with the first heats at 4 p.m. and concluded with final...

 

Facebook Leads Deputies to Runaway Rescue

DAYTON - At approximately, 1:30 a.m. on Tues., July 18, Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Matt Wiens observed two juvenile females walking on east Main Street. Weins realized that the girls matched the descriptions of two runaways from...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 27, 2017

Public Meets Elementary Principal Candidates

DAYTON- A special meeting has been scheduled by the Dayton School District Board of Directors on Aug. 1, to reveal the district's choice for the position of elementary principal. At a meeting held on...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    July 27, 2017

Jason Kaehler Opens Mobile Oil Change

WAITSBURG – When Jason Kaehler hit on an idea he felt would teach his daughters responsibility, help the community, and bring in some extra money all at the same time, he knew he'd found a winner....

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 27, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I found this recipe in the Costco Connection and since I had most all of the ingredients, I made it for dinner. However, since I goofed a bit, I'm not sure how it's really supposed to taste. I'm...

 

Legals - July 27, 2017

In the Superior Court of the State of Washington for the County of Walla Walla  Stacey Lynn Griffin, Petitioner,    No. (17-3-00145 -1) Daniels Giles Griffin, Respondent.        The State of Washington to the Daniels Giles Griffin:      Y... Full story

 
 By Gary Hofer    News    July 27, 2017

A Look At Harvest 2017

The song of harvest has begun. The base rhythm of big diesel engines, the occasional shrill warble of fire trucks and the soothing rush of cab air conditioners, all blending into a roar of wheat, peas, lentils, garbanzos and more flowing over the...

 

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