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Articles from the September 3, 2015 edition

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 News    September 3, 2015

Pee-wee Football is Back in Waitsburg

After many years without a youth football team, the Waitsburg Giants are back in business. Approximately 25 5th/6th graders and 15 3rd/4th graders from both Dayton and Waitsburg have signed up for...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    September 3, 2015

Tucannon Fire Threatens Homes, Last Resort

DAYTON – A 2,700 acre wildfire continued to burn this week in the Tucannon River valley about 20 miles east of here. The Tucannon Fire came close to several structures along the Tucannon Road...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 3, 2015

Local History Honored at Pioneer Fall Festival

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg’s annual Pioneer Fall Festival, a community celebration honoring local history, is just around the corner. On Sunday, Sept. 20, visitors to the Bruce House Museum complex...

 
 News    September 3, 2015

Volunteers Respond to Feed Tucannon Fire Crews

DAYTON – The Columbia County Department of Emergency Management put out an "all call" for volunteers late Saturday evening to help feed more than 100 firefighters working on the Tucannon Fire 20...

 
 News Briefs    September 3, 2015

Heirloom Tomato Tasting & Dinner Event

DAYTON – Dayton’s Third Annual Heirloom Tomato Tasting Competition & Dinner Event will take place Sun., Sept. 20, from 4-7 p.m. at TamiJoy Farm (108 Rocky Road Lane, Dayton). Enjoy a beautiful outdoor dinner, Dumas Station wines, Chief Springs...

 
 News Briefs    September 3, 2015

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

DAYTON – September’s Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will be held at LC on the Green (209 N. Pine St.) in Dayton. The lunch is catered by LouAnn T. and Chase H. and is $10. This month’s speaker is Gloria Law from Bellingham, Wash....

 
 Specials    September 3, 2015

Birth Announcement

Matt and Corinne Baker of Ft. Collins, Colo., announce the birth of Drayson Palmer Baker on August 19, 2015. Drayson arrived at 7:46 p.m., and weighed in at 8 lbs. and 19½ inches long....

 
 Specials    September 3, 2015

Pioneer Portraits - September 3, 2015

Ten Years Ago Sept. 8, 2005 An interesting and informative historical demonstration by local Lewis & Clark Expedition expert Gary Lentz is one of many events combining to entertain visitors to three days of “Trails and Tales” at the Columbia...

 
 News Briefs    September 3, 2015

First Aid, CPR, AED Class

WAITSBURG – A First Aid, CPR and AED class will be held at the Waitsburg High School on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. The cost is $30. Please RSVP if you plan to attend so the instructor can get a list of attendees prior to the class. RSVP by...

 
 News Briefs    September 3, 2015

Mammography Coach Visit

DAYTON – The Providence Mammography Coach will visit Dayton General Hospital on Tues., Sept. 22 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. and on Wed., Sept. 23 from 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call 1-877-474-2400 to schedule an appointment or for more infor...

 
 Specials    September 3, 2015

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

8th: Cook’s Choice 9th: Sandwich Choice 10th: Tomato Soup & Grilled Cheese 11th: Corndog & Fries...

 
 Specials    September 3, 2015

Police Notes - September 3, 2015

Waitsburg Nothing to report. Dayton Aug. 16 Burning violation on Gallaher Rd. Neighbor burning in barrel. Fire extinguished by home owner. Two-vehicle non-injury collision on S. 1st st. Vehicle backed out of a parking space and struck another...

 
 Specials    September 3, 2015

Birthdays - Week of September 3

Sept. 4: Rosella Bains, Doris Worden, Ray Russell, James Laughery, Blaine Bickelhaupt, Katy Broadhead, Gil Sharpe. Sept. 5: Corinne Baker, Fred Singer, Linda Marshall, Lowell Houtchens, Ellen Webster, Linda Mercer, Scott Zuger, Garrick Sampson,...

 
 By Ken Graham    Commentary    September 3, 2015

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

It’s hard to believe that summer’s over for kids and their teachers (though not for the rest of us – September will, no doubt, bring more warm, sunny weather to the Touchet Valley.) School’s...

 
 By Dena Wood    Commentary    September 3, 2015

Bone Marrow Donation: Giving Hope, Saving Lives

I've known Gabe Kiefel (now referred to as "Mr. Kiefel," by my two youngest sons, which continues to throw me for a loop) since he was in elementary school. He graduated from WHS, along with my...

 
 Commentary    September 3, 2015

2015 Session Makes History - In Several Ways

By Sen. Mike Hewitt, Rep. Maureen Walsh and Rep. Terry Nealey The 2015 session lasted much longer than anticipated – a record 176 days – but a number of good things came of this extended session. We passed a new, balanced, bipartisan operating...

 
 News    September 3, 2015

Court News - September 3, 2015

Columbia County Superior Court August 19, 2015 First Appearance/Arraignment: Salvador Duran Saucedo, Jr., 25, Milton-Freewater, Ore.; entered a not guilty plea on charges of attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle, a Class C felony, and...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 3, 2015

Dreams Really Do Come True

DAYTON – Christina Betts said she's always adhered to the advice of her father, who subscribed to the adage, "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is." Still, she didn't deter husband Jon...

 
 News    September 3, 2015

Columbia County Fair: 125 Years of Fun and Education

DAYTON – The first Columbia County Fair was held in Dayton by the Columbia County Agricultural Association in 1888. With the exception of three war years, it has been held every year since. That...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 3, 2015

High Tech History

WAITSBURG – When The Times arrived to interview Waitsburg's new social studies teacher, Matt Elder, he was seated at his classroom desk, flanked by presidential candidate buttons and political...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 3, 2015

Indian Artifacts on Display

This year's rotating display in the Wilson-Phillips house pays tribute to the Native American, showcasing Indian blankets, beaded items, tools, arrowheads, and more. Glass display cases are filled wit...

 
 News    September 3, 2015

Grizzly Bear Personnel Grows to Over 1,000

[Editor’s Note: Following is the U.S. Forest Service update on the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire for Tuesday morning.] Elgin, Ore. – A second contingent of 155 National Guard Members arrived in Elgin yesterday bringing the number of personnel...

 
 News    September 3, 2015

Grizzly Bear Team Sets Up in Dayton

DAYTON – The U.S. Forest Service has set up a branch fire management office at the Columbia County Fire District 3 station east of Dayton to oversee firefighting efforts in the northern part of the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire, known as Branch I. The...

 
 News Briefs    September 3, 2015

Register for Relay for Life

DAYTON – Relay for Life of the Blue Mountains 2015 will start on Sept. 19 at the Dayton Athletic Complex, and conclude at 7 a.m. on Sept. 20. This year’s theme is, “Life may be a Twister, but Sorry, cancer, we’re In It to Win It!” Relay...

 

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