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Articles from the March 6, 2014 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    March 6, 2014

Local Vets Honor Brown with Muster

WAITSBURG - Local veterans, family and friends gath­ered to honor Jared Brown in a muster ceremony at the Feb. 18 Commercial Club meeting. Brown is a 2013 Waitsburg graduate and son to April and... Full story

 

Dayton Sports Banquet March 13

DAYTON - The Winter Sports Awards Banquet will be held in the elementary Multipurpose room on March 13 at 6:30 p.m. Athletes participating in basketball and cheer will be honored....

 

Waitsburg Sports Awards March 11

WAITSBURG - Athletes who participated in basketball and wrestling will be honored at an awards ceremony at the Waitsburg High School auditorium on Tuesday, March 11 at 7p.m. Please as­sist by bringing desserts to share after the presentations....

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    March 6, 2014

X-C Team Supports Cancer Patients

WAITSBURG - To Waitsburg-Prescott Cross Country Coach Joanna Lanning, giving back to a supportive commu­nity is as important as performing well in competition. WP X-C athletes recently concluded a... Full story

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    March 6, 2014

Special Olympics: Winners All-Around

WAITSBURG - I choked back tears more than once as Carrie Graham described her family's experience with Spe­cial Olympics Washington. I don't think she noticed - at least I hope not. But then again,... Full story

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    March 6, 2014

Waitsburg Gets Hoppin’

WAITSBURG - The WHS gymnasium was quite literally the most "hop­ping" place in town last week. On the afternoon of Feb. 26, Waitsburg el­ementary students filled the court -- jumping, shooting,...

 

Relay For Life Kickoff Rally

DAYTON - The Relay For Life of the Blue Moun­tains Kickoff Rally will be held on Tuesday, March 25 at 5:45 p.m. in the Tucan­non River Room at the Best Western Inn and Suites. The public is welcome to attend and hear about the new ideas and...

 

Brix & Brew March 14

DAYTON - The Dayton Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Brix & Brew Festival and Benefit Auction on March 14. The dinner and auction will be held at Run­ning T Ranch, eight miles south of Dayton on North Touchet Road. The beer, wine and hors... Full story

 

Shamrock Bingo Fundraiser

WAITSBURG - Team RELAY will be holding their annual Shamrock Bingo event to raise funds for the American Cancer Society on March 15 at 5 p.m. in the Waitsburg Elementary School Multi-purpose room. Doors will open at 4:30 with Bingo beginning at 5...

 

Growing Giant Pumpkins

WAITSBURG - Waits­burg's Gayle Broom would like to share her garden with children interested in grow­ing giant pumpkins. Broom grew her own great pumpkin last year and took first place in the weight class at the Walla Walla County Fair. Broom...

 

First Aid/CPR Class Offered

PRESCOTT -- Prescott School District is hosting a First Aid/CPR class at 6 p.m. on March 12 in the Prescott School Library. Advanced Emergency Medical Tech­nician Sharon Brooks will teach the class, which will cover basic first aid, auto­mated... Full story

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 6, 2014

Trumpeting in a New Year

WAITSBURG - It seems there's no shortage of talent - or civic mindedness, for that matter - in the family of Doris Huffman (Ruff), of Waitsburg. Huffman recent­ly used her artistic talents to create... Full story

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago March 11, 2004 A small group of Waitsburg citizens has held the first caucus of the eligibility period Sunday at the home of H. V. "Bill" and Jan Zuger, nominating three-year councilman Marty Dunn as mayor and former Waitsburg City Cler... Full story

 

Cities Scrapping for Share of Marijuana Tax Revenues

OLYMPIA--A new eco­nomic forecast predicts recreational-marijuana busi­nesses will bring millions to the state, and the fight is underway for how the proceeds will be spent, with cities vying for a share. Recreational-marijuana business is...

 

Bluegrass in Bellevue

It was a gorgeous room. The walls were gloss­ily white, wainscoted in pale hardwood. The floor was carpeted in earthtones, a troddable quilt of loops and whorls and geometric flowers that somehow man... Full story

 
 By Ken Graham    Commentary    March 6, 2014

When Bad Things Happen

On the front page of Last week's Times we ran a story about a crime that was particularly awful. A man in Dayton is alleged to have repeat­edly raped his stepdaughter over a period of years. (That...

 

WEEKLY CALENDAR

6 Kiwanis Delaney Building (Day­ton) 12 p.m. First Thursday Concert St. Paul's EpiscopalChurch (323 CatherineStreet, Walla Walla) 12:15 p.m. The concert will featureDoug Scarborough, trom­bone; Michael Simon, bass;Michael LeFever, guitar andJason...

 

BIR THDAYS

March 7: Renee Adams, Jayce Dunleavy. March 8: Donovan Smith, Tanaa Maib and Scott Mason. March 9: Larry Johnson, Robert Langdon, Steve Pierson, Jennifer Bennett, Kay Baker. March 10: Bill Gluck, Win Deanna Anderson, Frank Reser and Casey Worth.... Full story

 

POLICE NOTES

Waitsburg March 1 Barking dog complaint on Morrow Street; dog owner contacted. March 2 Abandoned vehicle left in the middle of Taggart road for unknown reasons. Vehicle towed. Dayton Feb. 21 Juvenile refusing to go to school. Citation for speeding... Full story

 

CROPS

The futures markets are always keen to respond to dramatic events and ideas, usually exaggerating the effects, occasionally well beyond any conceivable reality. Still, at this point the markets have so far reacted to the drama in the Ukraine's Crimea... Full story

 

BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

William Jameson Folsom arrived on February 26 (his uncle's birthday). He was 21 inches long and weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. William was born to Tony and Jennifer Folsom at St. Joseph's Medical Center in... Full story

 

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