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Articles from the October 27, 2016 edition

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 News    October 27, 2016

League Champions

Members of the Dayton-Waitsburg football team showed off their EWAC league championship trophy on Friday night in Kittitas. The team defeated previously undefeated Kittitas, 49-6 to clinch the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    October 27, 2016

Walla Walla County Commissioner, Position 2

WALLA WALLA – Republican Todd Kimball is running for the Walla Walla County District 2 commissioner seat, representing northeast Walla Walla County. Kimball is running against Democrat Randal Son....

 
 News    October 27, 2016

Walla Walla County Commissioner, Position 2

WALLA WALLA – Democrat Randal Son is running against RepublicanTodd Kimball in a bid for Walla Walla County's District 2 commissioner seat. If elected, he will replace Perry Dozier, who is...

 
 News    October 27, 2016

Halloween is Hoppin'!

There’s no shortage of things to do for kids and their parents this Halloween, Oct. 31: Dayton Main Street Trick or Treat Trick or Treat at participating businesses in Downtown Dayton from 3 pm - 5pm. Bring your ghosts and goblins out for a safe...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 27, 2016

Columbia County Commissioner, Positions 1 and 2

DAYTON--Norm Passmore is running unopposed for Commissioner Dwight Robanske's seat on the Board of Columbia County Commissioners, representing District 1. Robanske has chosen not to run for re-electio...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 27, 2016

Columbia County Commissioner, Positions 1 and 2

DAYTON--Mike Talbot is seeking reelection to the Columbia County Board of Commissioners in District 2. He is running unopposed. Talbot was born and raised in Columbia County, and he and his family...

 
 Specials    October 27, 2016

Pioneer Portraits - October 27, 2016

Ten Years Ago November 2, 2016 Waitsburg Middle School was awarded a $300 grant sponsored by the Seattle Seahawks Student All-Star Program. The grant was given to help with the financial costs of starting up Middle School Football in Waitsburg. The...

 
 Specials    October 27, 2016

Birthdays - Week of October 27

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, Cindy Hofer, Robert Peddinani, Meghan Conrath, Aryn Davis. October 31:...

 
 Specials    October 27, 2016

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

28: Pancake on a Stick; Corndogs 31: HALLOWEEN Cook’s Choice 1: Biscuit & Gravy, Crispitos, Spanish rice. 2: Longjohn, Tater Tot Casserole, Roll 3: Breakfast Pizza...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

When Climate- Change Campaigners Miss the Point

The following editorial appears on Bloomberg View: Voters in Washington state will be asked next month whether they want to adopt the nation’s first carbon tax -- a powerful way to curb greenhouse-gas emissions. You’d think environmental groups w...

 
 By Albert R. Hunt    Commentary    October 27, 2016

It's Too Bad the Candidates Didn't Debate This

The presidential debates gave the world a chance to watch Donald Trump bluff about his mistreatment of women and lie about mocking a person with disabilities. Nearly as theatrical was the sight of Hillary Clinton spinning convoluted explanations of...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

Support Urged for Todd Kimball (3)

Dear Editor, With the November 8th election approaching I feel it is important that each voter examine the qualifications of the candidates and make a well-informed choice. As a taxpayer and resident of Walla Walla County for forty-three years, I,...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

Schools Deserve 'yes' vote

Dear Editor, In Waitsburg, we are fortunate to have a great school system with an accomplished Staff. Please give a “yes” vote for Proposition 1 to maintain and upgrade our facilities. Roger Hevel, M.D. Waitsburg...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

Support Urged for Jim Johnson

Dear Editor It has been my privilege to know County Commissioner Jim Johnson for nearly 30 years. Jim’s commitment to his family and his record of service to our valley are well known. Jim’s appointment to complete the unexpired term of former...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

Not Voting for Trump or Rodgers

Dear Editor, Unfortunately, Cathy McMorris Rodger’s political ambition has left behind any moral principles. My party and Cathy McMorris Rodgers have crossed the line supporting Donald Trump and have abandoned not only standards of decency but...

 
 Commentary    October 27, 2016

Johnson's Character Unquestioned

Dear Editor, I write this letter in support of the re-election of Jim Johnson as Walla Walla County Commissioner. Walla Walla County has been blessed over the past several years with dedicated, intelligent and hardworking County Commissioners, and...

 
 News Briefs    October 27, 2016

HASA Fundraiser Movie Night

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association is hosting a showing of Hotel Transylvania 2 at the Plaza Theater on Fri., Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. All funds go toward purchasing school supplies for Waitsburg students for the coming year. Candy,...

 
 News Briefs    October 27, 2016

Hospital Auxiliary Luncheon

DAYTON -  The Dayton Hospital Auxiliary is holding its annual luncheon this week. It will be Friday, Oct. 28, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Dayton First Congregational Church, U.C.C., at 214 S 3rd St. A wide variety of salads, Roland Schirman’s...

 
 News Briefs    October 27, 2016

Dayton-Waitsburg Baseball Combine Approved

DAYTON – At their regular meeting on Oct. 19, the Dayton School Board approved establishing a high school varsity and JV Baseball Combine with Waitsburg schools. The Waitsburg School Board has approved the combine as well. According to Dayton schoo...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 27, 2016

Hutchens Family Creates Community Health Foundation Fund

DAYTON-Bob and Anita Hutchens and Dolores Hutchens Cole have established a new fund for the benefit of friends and neighbors living in Columbia County, Dayton and Waitsburg. The Dayton/Waitsburg...

 
 News    October 27, 2016

Port Meeting Covers Draft Budget, Leases

DAYTON—Port Manager Jennie Dickinson presented a 2017 budget draft proposal to the commissioners for discussion at last week’s Port meeting on Oct 11. An updated copy of the proposed budget will be available for the commissioners’ consideration...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 27, 2016

Delightful Dresses for Girls

DAYTON-Faye Amor has been sewing fashionable dresses for girls and their dolls since her move to the Touchet Valley four months ago, she said. Amor, who is a member of the American Institute of...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 27, 2016

DW Clinches EWAC League Title With 49-6 Win Over Kittitas

KITTITAS – The first-ever football championship trophy in the new Eastern Washington Athletic Conference was captured emphatically by Dayton-Waitsburg on Friday night. DW traveled more than three...

 
 Sports    October 27, 2016

Eastern Washington Athletic Confernce Football Standings After Eight Weeks

League Overall Dayton-Waitsburg 6-0 7-1 Tri-Cities Prep 5-1 7-1 Kittitas 5-1 6-1 DeSales 2-4 3-5 Mabton 2-4 3-5 White Swan 2-4 2-6 Lyle-Wishram 1-5 2-6 Liberty Christian 1-5 1-6 Games Played Friday, Oct. 21 Dayton-Waitsburg 49, Kittitas 6 DeSales...

 

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