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Articles from the October 20, 2016 edition

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 News    October 20, 2016

Principal Pride

Kudos for elementary school principal Pam Lindsley. Lindsley was nominated for the Scholastics Book Club's Principal of the Month award by the elementary school students, and will receive an e-card...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    October 20, 2016

Waitsburg Says No to ATVs on City Streets

WAITSBURG – An ordinance regulating the use of all-terrain vehicles on Waitsburg streets was rejected at the city’s Oct. 12 council meeting in order to let state statutes prevail. City Manager...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 20, 2016

Commissioners, Prosecutor Work Toward Agreement

DAYTON— On Oct. 13, Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney Rea Culwell came before the Board of County Commissioners to pitch a fifth proposal for uses of an Office of Crime Victims Advocacy grant....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    October 20, 2016

Marc Maiuri is New PE Teacher

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg school district physical education teacher Marc Maiuri says he is enjoying his return to full-time teaching and appreciates the community support he has received so far. Maiuri...

 
 Specials    October 20, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - October 20, 2016

Ten Years Ago October 26, 2006 Jeremy Nichols may not have won one of four $5,000 scholarships offered by Qwest, but being a runner up wasn’t too bad. Nichols, the son of Jeff and Dawn Nichols of Waitsburg, was honored in a half-time ceremony on...

 
 Specials    October 20, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

21: Pancake on a Stick; Mozzarella Cheese Sticks, Marinara Sauce 24: Scrambled Eggs; BBQ Pulled Pork, Baked Beans 25: Biscuit & Gravy; Chicken Caesar Wrap, Cucumbers 26: Cinnamon Roll; Baked Potato Bar 27: Breakfast Pizza; Chicken Quesadilla, Pepper...

 
 News Briefs    October 20, 2016

High School MASS Band and Choir at Waitsburg High School

WAITSBURG - Hordes of high school musicians will descend on Waitsburg High School on Wed., Oct. 26, to play and sing at HS MASS! Schools from Touchet to Asotin, to Garfield and Palouse, to Prescott and Dayton – a dozen schools in all – will send...

 
 Specials    October 20, 2016

Birthdays - Week of October 20

October 21: Pearl Bickelhaupt, Steve Ahler. October 22: Sofia Mercado, Gary Greenwell, Donna Hempel, Tom Archer, Holly Kinart, Susan Duckworth. October 23: Tim (TJ) Hofer, Dana Demaris, Cherie Hinchliff, Tom Richardson. October 24: Selina Mercado,...

 
 By Editorial Board    Commentary    October 20, 2016

How Not to Pick a High-Court Judge

“I have very clear views about what I want to see to kind of change the balance on the Supreme Court,” Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said during the second presidential debate. “I would want to see the Supreme Court reverse...

 
 By Bruce Bartlett    Commentary    October 20, 2016

The End of Trump Won't End the GOP's Problems

Last year, I wrote an article calling Donald Trump a godsend for moderate Republicans. Trump, I predicted, would lose so spectacularly that the GOP would be forced to transform itself, surrendering its mindless obstructionism, science denial,...

 
 Commentary    October 20, 2016

Support Urged for Todd Kimball (3)

Dear Editor, Todd Kimball has shown in several ways that he has the ability, determination, and leadership skills to be the next Walla Walla county commissioner for District 2. On top of his career as a CPA as well as a respected local farmer, Todd...

 
 Commentary    October 20, 2016

Support Urged for Kimball (2)

Dear Editor, I am supporting Todd Kimball as the next District 2 County Commissioner to maintain a board of diversified knowledge and experience. Todd is a farm manager and a sixth generation steward of the land. His previous involvement as past...

 
 Commentary    October 20, 2016

Kids Deserve Improved Schools

Dear Editor, Spence Rogers, a noted educational consultant, says “OUR KIDS DESERVE WHATEVER IT TAKES!” And, some of ‘whatever it takes’ is being placed before you, the patrons of the Waitsburg School District, in the form of a $3.8 million...

 
 News Briefs    October 20, 2016

Commercial Club Meeting Changes

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club will meet Thurs. Oct. 20 at 8 a.m. at Fancy Treasures/Nothing New Lodging, located at 214 Main Street. Owner/Manager Melanie Wilkinson will showcase her business, business history, and trends. This will...

 
 News Briefs    October 20, 2016

D.A.R.E. Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser

WALLA WALLA – D.A.R.E. will hold its annual Halloween Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser at Bacon and Eggs (57 E. Main) on Oct. 31 from 4-7 p.m. The dinner is $5/person or $20 for a family of six. All proceeds benefit the D.A.R.E. program. “To go”...

 
 News Briefs    October 20, 2016

Wooten Floodplain Meeting

DAYTON – The WDFW will host a public meeting to provide progress updates on implementation actions to improve conditions within the Tucannon River floodplain from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 25 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Youth Building. The...

 
 News Briefs    October 20, 2016

Free Prostate Screening

WALLA WALLA – A free prostate screening clinic will be held Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m. at the Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center at the corner of Seventh Ave. and Willow St. in Walla Walla. Urologists Dr. John Sislow and Dr. David Hutton will...

 
 News    October 20, 2016

Goodbye Seneca Building

Demolition was well underway Monday at the former Seneca Activity Center, next to the county shop on the east end of Dayton. Columbia County took over ownership of the property earlier this yearand...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 20, 2016

Dayton Council Has Packed Agenda

DAYTON—Last week’s city council meeting agenda was so packed that the City Administrator Trina Cole, suggested holding council meetings twice a month, instead of just once a month. On the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    October 20, 2016

Trip Opens Student's Eyes About National Security

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School junior Kyle Martin spent a week last month in Washington D.C. as a participant in the 2016 National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) for Security, Diplomacy,...

 
 News    October 20, 2016

Waitsburg City Council Update

Council members KC Kuykendall, Karen Gregutt, Kevin House, Karl Newell, Kate Hockersmith ,and Mayor Marty Dunn were all present. -City Manager Randy Hinchliffe presented a snapshot of the 2017 preliminary budget. Aside from the replacement of the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    October 20, 2016

Council Considers Possible Utility Rate Increase

WAITSBURG – Crumbling terracotta sewer lines infiltrated by tree roots, brittle and cracking concrete asbestos water pipes, and leaks in waterhsed spring lines, are indicators that the city’s...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 20, 2016

Crockett Shines as DW Bounces White Swan, 56-24

WAITSBURG – On senior night, Dayton-Waitsburg senior running back Travis Crockett put on a show here against White Swan, as DW took another victory, 56-24. DW is now 5-0 in league play and 6-1...

 
 Sports    October 20, 2016

Eastern Washington Athletic Conference Football Standings After Seven Weeks

League Overall Kittitas 5-0 6-0 Dayton-Waitsburg 5-0 6-1 Tri-Cities Prep 4-1 6-1 Mabton 2-3 3-4 DeSales 1-4 2-5 Lyle-Wishram 1-4 2-5 Liberty Christian 1-4 1-5 White Swan 1-4 1-6 Games Played Friday, Oct. 14 Dayton-Waitsburg 56, White Swan 24...

 

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