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Articles from the September 28, 2017 edition

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Service with a Smile

More than 700 people filled the Don Thomas Community Building for the ever-popular Waitsburg Lions Club annual salmon barbeque. "It takes hundreds of volunteer man hours from Lions members, spouses,...

 

Small Town Wins Big!

DAYTON- Even little towns can do big things! Dayton and Waitsburg community members pulled together enough popular votes to win the Dayton Boys and Girls Club a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 28, 2017

Two Men Arrested in Dayton Shooting

DAYTON – On Thurs., Sept. 21, the Pasco Police Department and the Tri-Cities Regional SWAT team combined forces to arrest two men in connection with a shooting that took place in Dayton the day before. According to a Columbia County Sheriff’s...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 28, 2017

Council Approves Infrastructure Funding

WAITSBURG – At a Sept. 6 special session Waitsburg’s city council gave City Manager Randy Hinchliffe the go-ahead to seek a $750,000 loan through Community Bank to be used for infrastructure repairs and updates. At their Sept. 20 meeting, the req...

 

YoungLife Annual Banquet/Pie Auction

DAYTON – The Dayton/Waitsburg YoungLife will hold its annual banquet and pie auction fundraiser on Sun., Oct. 1 at Running T Ranch (802 N. Touchet Rd) from 3:53 – 5:39 p.m. Learn what has been happening at YoungLife throughout the last year and...

 

Sheep to Shawl, Sept. 30

WALLA WALLA – The Kirkman House Museum (214 N. Colville, Walla Walla) will hold their popular Sheep to Shawl family festival on Sat., Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Visitors will enjoy demonstrations of sheep shearing, wool carding, dyeing,...

 

Archeology Kids Camp, Oct. 7

WALLA WALLA – Fort Walla Walla Museum will honor Archaeology Awareness Month with a hands-on Archaeology Kids Camp on Sat. Oct. 7 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Kids ages 9-11 will work alongside real archaeologists to get practical experience...

 

Breast Cancer Forum, Oct. 3

WALLA WALLA – The Blue Mountain Breast Cancer Support Group will host a forum at Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center on Tues., Oct. 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. Professional personnel will be available at radiation, oncology, surgery, dietary,...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago October 4, 2007 Wheat producers and the grain industry saw another historic wheat price set Monday when soft white wheat closed at $10.02. As of press deadline Tuesday afternoon, wheat had closed at $9.87. “It still hasn’t rained...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Sept. 24 A man and woman on Academy St. were both arrested for willfully violating reciprocal orders for protection. Suspicious person reported on Morrow St. Possible order for protection violation. Sept. 13 Deputies responded to the 700 block of W...

 

Free Smoking Cessation Class

WALLA WALLA – A free stop-smoking class will begin on Oct. 11 at 5:30 -.m. at St. Providence Medical Center (401 W. Poplar, Walla Walla.) The class will run Oct. 1825, and Nov. 1 with a follow-up class on Nov. 15. All sessions will be from 5:30 -7...

 

Free Prostrate Screening Clinic

WALLA WALLA - A free prostate screening clinic will be Oct. 26 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Willow Street. Urologists Dr. John Sislow of the Walla Walla Clinic and Dr. David...

 

Upcoming Learning on the Land Events

Learning on the Land events are sponsored by the Blue Mountain Land Trust, with the goal of sharing the natural resources that make our valley thrive. The events are hosted by a range of local experts and artists, conservation organizations, and agri...

 

School Breakfasts and Lunches

29: Breakfast Sandwich; Corndogs 2: Scrambled Eggs; Turkey Sub, Lettuce/Tomato/Onion, Cucumbers 3: Biscuit & Gravy; Chicken Nuggets, Sweet Potato Tots 4: Long John; Ham & Potato Casserole, Roll 5: Combo Bar; Chili...

 

Birthdays - Week of Sept. 28

September 28: Timber Frohreich, Alana Fox. September 29: Margaret Fischer, Marie Feryn, Charles Zuger, Mary Yancey, Dr. S.R. Hevel, Christopher Conrath. September 30: Charles Parker. October 1: Quinton Powers, Jeff Dicus, Peggy Dicus, Christopher...

 

Impact of Hirst Decision Must Be Addressed

In Washington, the legislative stalemate over permitting new household wells and the state’s construction budget has not only delayed needed funding for public projects, but triggered yet another salvo in the wider conflict over future supplies of...

 

Salmon Surprise

Dear Editor, Seven years ago my wife, my dog and I retired to Dayton to escape the increasing chaos in the Tri-cities. I had seen the Salmon Bake posters in years past but never bothered to even read the fine print. (I can’t explain why.) This...

 

Take Another Look at Grandstands

Dear Editor, After reading the Fairgrounds Committee article on page 1 and 5 followed by the letter on page 4 in The Times dated September 21 regarding the Waitsburg fairgrounds grandstands, I thought about the imminent demolition of Dayton’s East...

 

Dayton On Tour is October 7

DAYTON—Dayton on Tour, featuring four events in one, will take place on Sat., Oct. 7. Maps for the annual Dayton Historic Home Tour are available at the Dayton Historical Depot Museum on Saturday,...

 

Talk About Art

People like flowers for many reasons, but one of the more distinctive is that plants don't walk away when you're photographing them. "I like the bold, sculptural shapes of flowers," says Maja Shaw, a...

 

An Icelandic Welcome

Dayton photographer Nick Page shared this photo on Facebook saying, "Iceland greeted me with open arms this time around with the most epic show of aurora I have ever seen." Page is returning from his...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 28, 2017

4-H State Fair Winners

PUYALLUP – Three members of the Waitsburg Home Grown Go Wild 4-H Club competed at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup last weekend after qualifying at local competitions. Timothy Daves, Sarah...

 

October at the Dayton Memorial Library

Story Time for preschoolers is every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Family Story Time and Dinner is on Oct.r 3, at 6 p.m. in the Delany Building The library is celebrating its 80th anniversary with an open house on Oct.16, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Friends...

 

Dayton School Board Vacancy

DAYTON-School is back in session and the Dayton School District Board of Directors had their first meeting of the new school year last week. All board members were present, with the exception of Dan...

 

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