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Articles from the November 3, 2016 edition

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A Sign of the Times

Dayton's new community reader board, which has been in the works for two years, has finally been installed. The sign, which is located on West Main, will display public information such as upcoming...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    November 3, 2016

CCHS Board OKs Initial Look at Assisted Living Facility

State hopes to save money with assisted living pilot programs DAYTON—At the regular hospital district board meeting on Oct. 27, the board of commissioners honored CEO Shane McGuire’s request for...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    November 3, 2016

Vintage Vehicles Highlighted in Hemmings

Waitsburg car collector, Herb Mettler, is a 2017 car calendar favorite WAITSBURG – It's a rare event for one collector to have three separate vehicles showcased in three different Hemmings Motors...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    November 3, 2016

Resilience Trumps ACES

DAYTON—On Oct. 19, the community was treated to a special showing at the Liberty Theater, of the documentary film “Resilience”, which is about ACES (adverse childhood experiences), and teaching...

 

School of Distinction

Darcy Weisner, Superintendent of ESD 123, presented a banner and a certificate to the staff and students of Waitsburg Elementary School to recognize the school as a School of Distinction on Oct. 18....

 

Pioneer Portraits - November 3, 2016

Ten Years Ago November 9, 2006 Four-year Cardinal letterman Jeremy Nichols was named to the Blue Mountain 2B-11 All Conference Team. He was Waitsburg’s (0-5, 3-6) only selection. Photo caption: Seniors playing their final home game for the...

 

Blue Mountain Station Offers Classes

DAYTON – The Blue Mountain Station board will offer two educational classes in November and December. Everyone is welcome to sign up for the classes, but class size is limited. To sign up, call (509) 382-2577 or email bmscoopmarket@gmail.com. The...

 

CCHS Budget Hearing

DAYTON - The Board of Commissioners of Columbia County Public Hospital District No. 1 will hold a special meeting on November 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting: Hearing of the 2017 Proposed Budget. The meeting will be held in the...

 

Sweet Adelines Concert

WALLA WALLA – The Blue Mountain Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present the concert “Sweet! . . . Seasons of Song” on Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at Cordiner Hall. The concert will feature the Blueprint Quartet, Kevin Loomer, Geroge Kovach, RJ Pleyo,...

 

Birthdays - Week of November 3

November 4: Jim Nelson, Rick Davis, Taryn Streeter, Allyson Hurd, Victoria Brewer. November 5: Dwight Thomas. November 6: Josh Wilson, Greg Zuger, Dave Dilts, Albert Meyer, Pauline Tedrow, Sharon Bode, Jacob Mulhair, Heath Pierson. November 7: Robin...

 

These Are the Good Old Days

A significant segment of Americans sees this nation in decline, if not free fall. Never has the United States been in such bad shape, they say, and it is getting worse. Nothing could be further from the truth. I would ask today’s naysayers to...

 

The Tears of a (Real) Clown: All the Insane Clown Hysteria is Giving us a Bad Name

Listen, punks. You think you can slap on some makeup, pick up an ax and take down a profession? You think one rubber nose and a few prank phone calls can co-opt an art form? You think malice can triumph over joy in these colossal clown wars? Bobo...

 

Board Salaries Should be Frozen

Dear Editor, Since my announcement in May that I was running for Walla Walla County Commissioner District 2, I have called for continuing the freeze on Commissioner’s salaries. The salary even at the current level is well over the median income...

 

Support Urged for Randal Son

Dear Editor, I could talk about when I first met Randal Son, about his family, or his life. I could address his general character. But, that doesn’t give us much indication of his ability to do the job for which we are electing him. While interest...

 

Support Urged for Randal Son 2

Dear Editor, This letter is to support the candidacy of Randal Son for County Commissioner in Walla Walla County, Washington. In these changing times, the priorities and issues that affect rural counties have taken on a new significance. Randal is a...

 

Support Urged for Randal Son 3

Dear Editor, I’ve known Randal Son since we attended Whitman College forty years ago. And I have thanked him many times for denying me a loan in 1981 when he was the Director of the Agricultural Development Loan Project. Randal accurately...

 

Support Urged for Randal Son 4

Dear Editor, I am very new to the Walla Walla area. During the Wheelin’ Walla Walla Weekend event, I met Randal Son. Since I use an electric vehicle for my business, I was very interested in his electric car. What does owning an electric car say...

 

Support Urged for Kimball

Dear Editor, Todd Kimball is well qualified for County Commissioner. Todd Kimball has proven leadership skills, extensive educational background, agricultural knowledge, business experience and financial expertise which make him well qualified for...

 

Thank You for Support

Dear Editor, Rebecca and I would like to thank everyone for the thoughts, prayers, support, and flowers. We are truly blessed to have all you in our lives. Rod was a very special part of our lives for 14 years. He loved Rebecca as his own daughter an...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    November 3, 2016

Graphic Designer Boe Stevenson Blasting Bad Design Since 2002

DAYTON-Dayton resident, and graphic artist, Boe Stevenson has been "blasting bad design", from Portland to Walla Walla, and Dayton, since 2002. Designing branding packages, business cards,...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    November 3, 2016

FFA Members Attend National Convention

WAITSBURG – When asked to pick one word to describe their experience attending last month's National FFA Convention, all four WHS attendees agreed that "breathtaking" best described the experience....

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    November 3, 2016

DW Finishes Sweep of League with 56-12 Win Over Liberty Christian

RICHLAND – The Dayton-Waitsburg football team rolled over Liberty Christian Friday, 56-12, to finish undefeated in Eastern Washington Athletic Conference league play. DW is now 8-0 in the league...

 

WIAA Winner

Waitsburg senior Jacob Dunn was selected by the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) staff as an Athlete of the Week for his achievements in football. Dunn was 23 of 30 in passing...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    November 3, 2016

Three X-C Runners Qualify for State

COLFAX - The Cardinal Cross Country team traveled to Colfax for the D9/D7 1B/2B Regional Championship meet on Fri. Oct. 28 where harriers Emily Adams, Landon Callas, and Skylar Wood all qualified for...

 

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