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Articles from the September 15, 2016 edition

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 News    September 15, 2016

Flying High at the Fair

Acrobats, clowns, tighrope walkers, jugglers, and more, from the Wenatchee Children's Circus, performed in the rodeo arena on Friday night during the Columbia County Fair....

 
 By Michele Smith    News    September 15, 2016

Commissioners and Prosecutor At Impasse Over Grant Funds

DAYTON - At the close of their Sept. 7 meeting, Columbia County Commissioners and Columbia County Prosecutor Rea Culwell discussed the idea of seeking mediation to help overcome an impasse regarding h...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 15, 2016

Five Applicants Vie for Empty Council Seat

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg City Council will choose from five applicants when they vote to fill a vacant city council seat during a special council meeting at 6 p.m. on Thurs, Sept. 15. Applicants...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    September 15, 2016

Pioneer Fall Festival is Sept. 18

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg welcomes each fall with its traditional one-of-a-kind Pioneer Fall Festival. The festival, a celebration of local history, takes place the third Sunday of each September on...

 
 News    September 15, 2016

Prepping for play

New goal regulation football goalposts were installed at the football field and are ready for the first Waitsburg home game on Fri., Sept. 16. The installation process was no small project! The...

 
 Specials    September 15, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - September 15, 2016

Ten Years Ago September 21, 2006 Finding answers to important questions and making resulting decisions are in the Waitsburg City Council’s future in the aftermath of the portion of the Columbia Complex Fire that swept through the City watershed in...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Commercial Club Meeting

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club will kick of its new year with a meeting on Thurs., Sept. 15 at noon at The Q Wood Fired Grill on Waitsburg’s Main Street. Jennie Dickenson, manager of the Port of Columbia, will speak about the positive...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Mobile Food Bank Visit

DAYTON – A free mobile food bank will visit the Dayton Fairgrounds on Thurs., Sept. 29 from noon to 2 p.m. Bring a box or basket to take food home. Volunteers are needed to bag produce, open boxes, and help distribute food. To volunteer, contact...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Library Surplus Sale

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library is holding a surplus sale of unused items through Sept. 17. The sale is open to the public and library employees. A list of items and photos can be picked up at the library, along with bid cards for the items....

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Business After Hours

DAYTON – Join Alder Family Dental (202 E. Main) for Business After Hours on Thurs., Sept. 15 at 5:30 p.m. Meet Dr. Rachael Deininger, Dr. Patrick Sharkey and staff while enjoying a cheese plate from LC at the Green, Dumas Station Wine, and...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Community Conv.Prioritization Mtgs.

The Community Council will hold three meetings to prioritize ideas gathered from recent Community Conversation meetings held throughout the region. Community members are encouraged to attend and weigh in at one of these prioritizing workshops. Each...

 
 Specials    September 15, 2016

Birthdays - Week of September 15

Sept. 16: Lois Mettler, Kevin Steffanson, Bruce Harris, Jerry Mock, Pam Davis, Dan Bickelhaupt, Carter Henry. Sept. 17: Gustavo Reese, Tom Duckworth, Elizabeth Alleman, Mindy Eaton, Nathan Hansen, Nathan Hamann. Sept. 18: Ashley Wilson, Jeff...

 
 By Chris Cillizza    Commentary    September 15, 2016

Gary Johnson's Worst Week in Washington

Everything seemed to be coming up Gary Johnson when the week started. No one liked the two major party candidates. (OK, maybe not no one but lots and lots of people.) The first presidential debate was still almost three weeks off. It looked like...

 
 By David L. Scheine    Commentary    September 15, 2016

Trump and Clinton Are At That Age When Things Start Happening

Eight years ago, I wrote a medical report on the health of then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, whose personal physician I had been for 22 years. That report was 276 words and described Obama’s health as excellent. I was derided for issuing...

 
 By James Downie    Commentary    September 15, 2016

Donald Trump's 'Outreach' Isn't Working

Last month, as Donald Trump showed his campaign manager the door (again) amid stalling poll numbers, the GOP nominee started trying to make amends for all the alienating things he had said about minorities and women. He apologized for causing...

 
 Commentary    September 15, 2016

Town Hall Needs Help

Dear Editor, The upper windows on the front of Waitsburg Town Hall need be replaced to prevent weather damage to the structure as well as improve efficiency.  The Board would also like to replace the street-level windows in the North and South...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

Prescott Hosts WW Symphony

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Park and Recreation District will host members of the Walla Walla Symphony on four Wednesday evenings beginning on Sept. 14. Performers will play on the Prescott Plaza stage located on D Street, from 5-7 p.m. Seating is...

 
 News Briefs    September 15, 2016

City files injunction against Columbia Co. Prosecuting Attorney

DAYTON—According to Mayor Craig George, the City of Dayton has filed an injunction, in Columbia County Superior Court, against the Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney Rea Culwell, for breach of contract. The reason is because the PA has not given...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    September 15, 2016

New Health Care Services In CCHS's Future

DAYTON—In his report to the Hospital Board of Commissioners on Sept. 8, Columbia County Health System CEO Shane McGuire said active marketing by his marketing team is paying off in getting patients...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    September 15, 2016

Dayton School Board Summary

DAYTON—The Dayton School Board heard about enrollment numbers from Superintendent Doug Johnson at their regular meeting on Sept. 7. Johnson said that school enrollment on the first count day was rig...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    September 15, 2016

DW Holds Off Burbank, 45-41

DAYTON – The defense allowed a touchdown on each of its opponent's first three drives. The defense also gave up a total of 489 yards in the game. And the defense allowed its opponent to score 41...

 
 Sports    September 15, 2016

Lady Cards Take Second in Home Tourney

WAITSBURG – The WHS volleyball team hosted its annual Waitsburg Invitational tournament Saturday, and the Lady Cardinals had an outstanding day, placing second. They won their first four matches,...

 
 Sports    September 15, 2016

Dayton Alumni Take Soccer Match

A team of Dayton alumni took on the Dayton High soccer team on Saturday, and showed the youngsters a thing or too. The Alumni won, 10-3....

 
 Sports    September 15, 2016

Waitsburg Falls to Riverside

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg hosted Riverside on Sept. 8, in their first match of the season. The Lady Cardinals fell in three sets, 25-20, 25-19, 25-23. “For our first match, we played pretty well,” Coach Angie Potts said. “We had too many serving...

 

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