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Articles from the September 21, 2017 edition

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How to Eat an Ice Cream Cone

In spite of a nasty weather forecast, skies were sunny and the weather mild at Waitsburg's 45th Annual Pioneer Fall Festival on Sunday afternoon. Locals and visitors filled the Bruce House lawn,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 21, 2017

School Board OKs Second Preschool Session

WAITSBURG – The wait is over for Waitsburg children eager to participate in the Walla Walla Community College preschool program held at the Waitsburg Elementary School. With nine children on the 2017-18 program wait list, Waitsburg School Board...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 21, 2017

Fairgrounds Committee To Ask For More Time

WAITSBURG – Do we see the fairgrounds as a historical site that we would like to maintain for the future or do we see it as an event and athletic site, but not necessarily historically important?...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    September 21, 2017

Congregational Church Celebrates 140 Years

DAYTON – Members and friends of the Dayton First Congregational Church held a celebration following last Sunday's service to honor the 140th anniversary of the church's founding. The historic Rev....

 

Fairgrounds Plan Comments Sought

DAYTON – Columbia County Planning and Building is requesting additional public comments regarding the Fairgrounds Facilities Improvement Plan. Please submit written comments via email to Meagan_bailey@co.columbia.wa.us or deliver to the Department...

 

Free Mobile Food Bank Visits Sept. 28

DAYTON – The Free Mobile Food Bank will visit Dayton on Thurs., Sept. 28 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from noon – 2 p.m. Bring a box to take your food home. Volunteers are needed to open boxes, bag produce and hand out food. If you would...

 

Adult Volleyball Players Wanted

WAITSBURG – Danielle Carpenter is looking to organize co-ed pickup volleyball games on Sundays at the Waitsburg High School gymnasium. Games will be fun and free. Beginners are welcome and non-players are invited to come and learn. Times will be...

 

Modern Western Square Dance Lessons

MILTON-FREEWATER – Dill and Neva Reid will offer square dance lessons from 2-3 p.m. , on Sundays in the Milton-Freewater Community Building located at 109 NE Fifth St. Lessons are sequential with open sessions on Oct. 1, 8, and 15. No experience...

 

Pioneer Portraits - September 21, 2017

Ten Years Ago September 27, 2017 Delores Gohlman had a fun-filled summer with her family. In August they went on their annual trip to the Washington Coast, followed by a Mariner’s Game at Safeco Field. Granddaughter Lisa Hathaway surprised...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Sept. 17 A male subject was arrested on Powell St. in Waitsburg on a Walla Walla County warrant. Deputies arrested a subject on a warrant and had additional charges on E. Fourth St. in Prescott. Sept. 16 Dispatched advised county units of a...

 

School Breakfasts and Lunches

22: Pancake on a Stick; PB&J Uncrustable, Sun Chips 25: Breakfast Burrito; Hamburger, Tomato/Onion, Fries 26: Biscuit and Gravy; Teriyaki Chicken, Rice, Cucumbers 27: Cinnamon Roll; Hot Ham & Cheese 28: Continental Breakfast; Beef...

 

Birthdays - Week of Sept. 21

Sept. 22: Marty Dunn, Phyllis Rubel, Cheryl Hansen, Marie Gagnon, Misty Nix, Lynn Rohlfing, Kyle Sickles, Dale Holloway, Matt Stoutenburg, Dorothy Rude. Sept. 23: Kathryn Greenwell, Jim Langdon, David Johnson, Gregory Liebermann, Brad Green, Jayden...

 

Allow More Time for Waitsburg Fairgrounds

Dear Editor, Previously I wondered how much more time and money should be invested in determining the fate of the Waitsburg Grandstands. The city has taken about a year so far and Randy had to request progress reports several times from the Spokane...

 

KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER

One of my tasks every evening is to find the cat and get him in the house. He’s an indoor/outdoor cat, but he prefers to sleep inside at night, even though he isn’t always ready to turn in when I...

 

Jack Houston Jackson

Jack Houston Jackson was born in Miami, Oklahoma on June 22, 1934; the oldest son of Clifford A. and Sylvia Woods Jackson. He passed away on September 6, 2017 at the home of his son and...

 

Darlene Beckman Broughton

Darlene Beulah Beckman Broughton was born at Ogden, Utah on April 23, 1927 to Elmer Ernest Beckman and Omah Atwood Beckman. After her mother died when Darlene was two, she was raised by extended...

 

Frenchtown Rendezvous, Oct. 7

WALLA WALLA – The annual Frenchtown Rendezvous will be held on Sat., Oct. 7, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Assumption Church Parish Hall located at 2098 E. Alder St. in Walla Walla. The free event is the main fundraiser for the Frenchtown Historical F...

 

Third Annual BMS Oktoberfest is Oct. 14

DAYTON – The Blue Mountain Station will host its third annual Oktoberfest on Sat., Oct. 14 from 11 a.m – 5 p.m. on the station grounds, located at 700 Artisan WAy in Dayton. This year's offerings...

 

Micah and Me Dance Party

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library will host a Micah and Me Dance party in the Delany Room on Sat. Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. The band is made up of three at-home dads who desire to entertain, educate...

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I haven't had time to make this, but it's on my list. I like apple anything, mostly with raisins and walnuts. This would be a good sweet bread to have on hand in case someone drops by, for dessert,...

 

Sheriff Turner Gives Activity Update

WAITSBURG – Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner provided a quarterly service update to council members at their Aug. 16 council meeting. Statistics for the first six months of the year show 356 calls for service for the first six months of...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 21, 2017

Bertha (Poirier) Clayton Will Present 'Big Idea' Program on Sept. 28

WAITSBURG – WHS graduate and Walla Walla attorney, Bertha Clayton, will present one of three free fall "Big Idea" programs at the Walla Walla Public Library. Clayton, who is the State Monitor...

 

Apple Detective' Will Visit Sept. 30

WAITSBURG – Renowned “apple detective” David Benscoter will be in Waitsburg on Sept. 30 to visit with locals at a dinner fundraiser and to give a lecture about his lost apple discoveries. Waitsburg Tree Committee and city council member, Kate...

 

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