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Articles from the November 30, 2017 edition

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Here We Come a Caroling

Members of the Walla Walla Choral Society spent Friday afternoon in Dayton singing Christmas Carols at several businesses. They are seen here singing in Rey's Roast Coffee Shop on Main Street. The...

 

Commissioners Evaluate Golf Course

DAYTON – The Columbia County Commissioners and the Dayton Country Club Golf Board have been meeting to discuss contracts and agreements and to establish policies to satisfy state requirements that t...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 30, 2017

Hometown Christmas Gets Bigger and Better

WAITSBURG – Every year, the second weekend after Thanksgiving, families flock to Waitburg’s Main Street to experience the one-of-a kind delights of Waitsburg’s Hometown Christmas. This year’s 32nd annual event will have all the old favorite f...

 

Busted Silo

A grain silo on Lower Waitsburg Road ruptured Wednesday, depositing its contents across Lower Waitsburg Road. The spill caused two vehicle mishaps. The cause of the rupture of the silo, owned by...

 

Pioneer Portraits - November 30, 2017

Ten Years Ago December 6, 2007 After about 18 months of discussion, some 50 acres east and north of the Waitsburg City Limits is now officially part of the city. The parcel is located between Mill Race Road and Taggart Road. The land, proposed for...

 

Pearl Harbor Day Potluck

WAITSBURG – All veterans and their families are invited to attend a Pearl Harbor Day potluck dinner buffet on Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall....

 

December at the Dayton Library

DAYTON - Family Story Time is moving to the first Thursday of each month at the Dayton Memorial Library. This month Family Story Time will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 7, in the Delany Room. Come to the Children’s Gratitude Party at the library on...

 

Comp Plan Update

WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla County is preparing to upgrade its comprehensive plan and land use development regulations that guide future public and private development in the county, including the unincorporated urban growth areas (UGA) and the...

 

Gift Drawing Dec. 3

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Friends of the Weller Library have put together a basket of donations from Waitsburg-area businesses. The basket contains over $200 in gift certificates and merchandise. Funds raised will be used to purchase books for the...

 

Birthdays - Week of Nov. 30

December 1: Debbie Hunter, Linda Rohde, Martin Sauer, Michelle Saranovich, Jean Hinchliffe. December 2: James Liebermann. December 3: Veronica Deal, Angela Smith, Chuck Riddle, Kim Ary, Adam Rich. December 4: Teagen Larsen, Barbara Weaver, George...

 

Dayton Best Western Receives Award

DAYTON – The Dayton Best Western Plus Dayton Hotel & Suites was recognized with the brand’s highest honor, the M.K. Guertin Award at Best Western Hotels and Resorts’ 2017 North American Convention held recently in Nashville, Tennessee. The...

 

Kirkman House Victorian Christmas

WALLA WALLA - The Kirkman House Museum’s Victorian Christmas Open House will be held Saturday, Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Admission is free for the whole family. Carols will be played on the Kirkman family piano at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., and...

 

Finding Balance in Occupational Licensing

Recently, the Institute for Justice (Institute) determined state licensing barriers for lower-income workers and aspiring entrepreneurs not only hurts people trying to establish themselves in a profession, but annually drives consumer prices up by...

 

Thanksgiving Donations

Each year Safeway accepts donations that are pooled to purchase entire Thanksgiving dinners to be donated locally. This year, ten of those dinners were given to the Waitsburg Christian Church to be...

 

Public Hearing Set for Six-Year TIP

DAYTON – A public hearing for the proposed Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program 2018-23, the proposed 2018 County Arterial Preservation Program, and the proposed 2018 Annual Construction Prog...

 

Ladies Night Out: An Annual Tradition

DAYTON--Ladies grab your daughters, sisters, mothers, and friends and head out for some fun on Monday, between 5 and 8 p.m., for Dayton's annual Ladies Night Out event. The idea for Ladies Night Out...

 

Dayton Basketball

Date Opponent Location Girls Boys Fri. Dec. 1st Oaksdale Dayton 6:00 7:30 Tues. Dec. 5th Riverview Dayton 6:00 7:30 Tues. Dec. 12th Prescott Dayton ----- 7:00 Thurs. Dec. 14th WWVA WWVA 6:00 7:30 Sat. Dec. 16th Kittitas Kittitas 5:00 6:30 Tues. Dec....

 

Dayton Wrestling

Wed. Dec. 13th Kittitas Express At Kittitas 4:00 pm Sat. Dec. 16th Mac-Hi At Mac-Hi 10:00 am Thurs. Jan. 11th Pomeroy At Pomeroy 5:00 pm Sat. Jan. 13th Tournament At NWC (Colbert) 10:00 am Sat. Jan. 20th Coyote Classic Kittitas 10:00 am Coaches:...

 

Waitsburg Basketball

Date Opponent Location Girls Boys Saturday 2-Dec Moses Lk. Chr. MLCA 1:00 3:00 Tuesday 5-Dec MacHi Waitsburg 6:00 7:30 Friday 8-Dec Touchet Touchet 6:00 7:30 Saturday 9-Dec GarPal Waitsburg 5:00 6:30 Friday 15-Dec Pomeroy Waitsburg 6:00 7:30...

 

Legals - November 30, 2017

No. 17-4-00184-6 PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WALLA WALLA In re the Estates of JOSE AREVALO, Deceased, and GREGORIA PEREZ AREVALO, Deceased. The personal representative named be...

 

Moments in Time

* On Dec. 13, 1776, American Gen. Charles Lee leaves his army, riding in search of female sociability at Widow White’s Tavern, even though Gen. George Washington repeatedly urged Lee to reinforce Washington’s position on the Delaware River....

 

Scenes from Dayton's Christmas Kickoff

Dayton attracted hundreds of visitors Friday and Saturday as it celebrated its annual Christmas Kickoff event under sunny skies and cool temperatures....

 

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