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2017 Homecoming court

The Dayton and Waitsburg 2017 Homecoming Courts made a chilly appearance at Friday night's homecoming game against Kittitas. (top l to r): Juniors Kesley Alleman & Brayden Miller (W), seniors...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

ATVs are Banned from Fairgrounds Area

U-Turn amendment is modified WAITSBURG – The topics of ATV/UTV use in the city and Main Street U-turns continues to make their way before Waitsburg’s city council. At the Oct. 18 regular meeting, the council prohibited unauthorized ATV use in...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 26, 2017

County Puts Hold on Facilities Improvement Plan

DAYTON—Speaking before the Board of County Commissioners at last week’s regular board meeting on Mon., Oct.16, County Planner Meagan Bailey said some language was changed in the county’s Facilities Improvement Plan regarding potential impacts...

 

Halloween Happenings

Walla Walla Corn Maze: 853 Five Mile Rd. Walla Walla. 12 and over $7, 4-11 $5, 3 and under Free. Scary hours begin at dark and rates are $10 per trip. See wallawallacornmaze.com for more information Fri., Oct. 27 Pumpkin Coloring/Carving Contest:...

 

Free 'Boograss' Concert

WAITSBURG – Switchgrass Delta, the Jasper Mountain band and Grandma and the Boys will perform a free concert on Sun., Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. at the Plaza Theater (208 Main) in Waitsburg. The bands will perform as a thank you to the community for its...

 

Town Hall Halloween Spaghetti Dinner

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg’s Town Hall Association is making it easier for families to get out the door to trick-or-treat while supporting the community at the same time. The Association will host its second annual Halloween Spaghetti Dinner on... Full story

 

Farmers Invited to Wheat U

SPOKANE, Wash. – Pacific Northwest wheat growers are invited to attend Wheat U, a free, one-day, information packed educational opportunity at the Spokane Convention Center on Dec. 5. The event is structured as a combination of keynote speakers... Full story

 

Pioneer Portraits - October 26, 2017

Ten Years Ago November 1, 2007 It has come to our attention that we do not have any birthdays listed for October 28. We are hoping to find someone with a birthday on that day. For the first person that calls The Times office, 337-6631, with a name...

 

D.A.R.E. Dinner Fundraiser

D.A.R.E. Dinner Fundraiser: WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Sheriff’s Foundation will host their annual D.A.R.E. Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser at Bacon & Eggs (57 E. Main, across from Macy’s) from 4-7 p.m on Oct. 31. Dinners are $5 each or a...

 

Court News - Columbia County Superior Court

Columbia County Superior Court October 18, 2017 Plea Agreements/Sentencing: -Marshall Hernandez, 56, Dayton; Charged with burglary and assault in the 2nd degree, strangulation in Nov of 2016 and charged with 1st degree arson and 1st degree reckless...

 

Birthdays - Week of Oct. 26

October 27: Warren Talbott, Nichole Zuger, Rod Bailey III, Quincy Larsen. October 28: Mary Senter October 29: Daniel Reese, Kaia and Ania Larsen, Paul Presler, Nicholas Lodato, Seamus House. October 30: Judy Bradley, Barbie Thompson, Ken Colby,...

 

Amazon's Plan Reminiscent of Boeing's Chicago Move

Last month, Seattle Times aerospace reporter Dominic Gates wrote about the similarities and differences between Boeing’s corporate office move to Chicago and Amazon’s plan for a second headquarters. Boeing wanted to leave Seattle in an effort to...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 26, 2017

Two Candidates Vie for Council Seat

DAYTON-Since being elected to the Dayton City Council in 2000, nobody has run against her, until now, said Kathy Berg. Dayton business owner Kyle Anderson is in the running for that position. Kathy...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

Waitsburg City Council Update

-City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe presented the 2018 Budget Preliminary Revenues and Expenses. The budget will be presented again, in further detail, at the November council meeting. -Sheriff John Turner gave a Sheriff’s Office update. Turner...

 

Talk About Art

Fine art photography consists of much more than point and click, and a finished art piece involves as much time and effort in the printing, as it does in the field. “Digital cameras have opened the field of photography to so many more people,”...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 26, 2017

DW Falls to Kittitas, 24-7

WAITSBURG – The Dayton-Waitsburg football team was unable to claim their first win of the season on homecoming night Friday, as Kittitas-Thorp prevailed in their game here, 24-7. DW dug itself a...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    October 26, 2017

Lady Bulldogs Hand WWVA Their First League Loss

WALLA WALLA – The Lady Bulldogs handed Walla Walla Valley Academy their first league loss of the season on the Lady Knights court on Oct. 18, but it was far from easy. The Bulldogs brought all they had to the court winning in five hard-fought sets...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 26, 2017

Mabton Defeats DW in Makeup Game

MABTON – On Monday night, the DW football team traveled to Mabton for the second time this month, and this time a football game took place, with Mabton prevailing, 40-6. The two teams were...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    October 26, 2017

Lady Cards Score Touchet and Alumni Wins

WAITSBURG – The Lady Cardinals had a good week with a four-set league win against the Touchet Indians on Oct. 18, followed by a homecoming-week alumni game win on Friday. The Touchet Indians won the first set 25-21 but the Cardinals quickly recover...

 
 By Pam Conover    News    October 26, 2017

A Little History and a Big 'Thank You'

It was Dicie Hagerman, the Waitsburg School District Secretary for many years, who saw a need for winter coats and started collecting much-needed warm wear for kids and adults in the community. But...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 26, 2017

Dayton School Board to Reprioritize Capital Projects

DAYTON—At the outset of last week’s school board meeting, two candidates for the position vacated by Dan Andrews were interviewed by the Board of Directors. The candidates, Fred White and Amy...

 

KUDOS!

The Dayton School District was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Agriculture Program of the Year award for District VI at the Washington Association for Ag Education Summer Conference in Moses Lake, June...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 26, 2017

Columbia County Seeks Sales Tax Increase to Improve Emergency Communications

DAYTON--If passed by voters in Columbia County, Proposition 1 will provide for ongoing, stable funding for improvements, and maintenance of the county’s emergency response radio system and 911...

 

Legals - October 26, 2017

NOTICE TO CREDITORS NO. 17-4-00018-7 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF COLUMBIA In the Matter of the Estate of DONALD D. BARRON, Deceased. The named below has been appointed and has qualified as of this... Full story

 

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