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Articles from the February 25, 2016 edition

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 By Ken Graham    News    February 25, 2016

Four Arrested in Dayton Drug Bust

DAYTON – Columbia County Sheriff Rocky Miller was slightly injured last Thursday when he used his patrol vehicle to ram a vehicle attempting to flee the scene of a drug bust. Miller was treated and...

 

Dayton Trees Get a Trim

Crews from Trees, Inc. spent Saturday morning trimming the many trees that line Dayton's downtown Main Street. Trees, Inc. . ....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Public is Invited to Fairgrounds Meeting

WAITSBURG – What is happening – or not happening – at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds has been a hot topic around town in recent months. Concerned citizens have the opportunity to become part of the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Waitsburg Gears Up for City Elections

WAITSBURG – Because Waitsburg is governed under its original charter, the city must elect, or re-elect, its city council and mayor each year. Deadlines for this year’s elections are quickly...

 

Don H. Palmer

Don H. Palmer passed away Saturday, February 20, 2016, at his home. He was born August 14, 1934, in Alton, Utah to Jesse Milo Palmer, Jr. and Ella Heaton Palmer. He was the youngest of eight children. He grew up in Alton and graduated from...

 

Pioneer Portraits - February 25, 2016

Ten Years Ago March 2, 2006 Members of the Waitsburg High school FFA Chapter served a free community breakfast and its trap team competed in meets as it celebrated National FFA Week during the week of February 18-25, 2006. “Living to Serve” is...

 

Schwarz Family Benefit Dinner

DAYTON – A spaghetti benefit dinner for the Schwarz Family will be held Sun., Feb. 28 from 2-5 p.m. in the Dayton Elementary Multipurpose Room. Suggested donations are $5/person or $20/family. Tickets may be purchased through the physical therapy...

 

Knowledge Bowl Wraps Up Season

WAITSBURG – Dayton, Waitsburg, and DeSales made a bid for State in the 2B Regional Knowledge Bowl meet at Waitsburg High School on Mon., Feb. 22. The Irish took the win and will represent regional...

 

Birthdays - Week of February 25, 2016

February 26: Jayton “JJ” Gleason, Dena Wood, Alisha Marshall, Dorothy Hall, Wayne Emerson, Walter White, Emilie Baker, Jeff Jameson, Sally Harmon and John Garrett. February 27: Rylan Lybecker, Jerry Baker, Larry Land, Bill Broadhead, Jane...

 

Waitsburg school Breakfast/Lunch

26: Breakfast Bake; Cook’s Choice 29: Biscuit & Gravy; BBQ Pulled Pork, BBQ Beans 1: Continental Breakfast; K-5 Uncrustable/6-12 Chicken Caesar Wrap, Cucumber 2: Green Eggs & Ham; Dog on a Log, Oodles of Noodles, Blue Goo, Pink Ink 3: Breakfast...

 

Other 'Times' Visits The Touchet Valley

Earlier this month, the New York Times ran a piece in its travel section entitled “Reinvention in Walla Walla’s Wine Country.” (If you have any Google skills at all you can easily find it.) The...

 

Can You Write Better Than a Fifth Grader?

Last week I got an email from Waitsburg fifth grade teacher, Gabe Kiefel, explaining that his class had collaborated to write a pollution essay that they were very proud of and wanted to see if we...

 

Apple Gains Silicon Valley's Backing in Government Fight

By Tim Higgins, Bloomberg Tim Cook has picked a fight with the U.S. government and Silicon Valley is joining his side. From Google to Facebook, the industry’s biggest names rallied around Apple’s chief executive officer after he vowed to resist...

 

Earth and Space Pollution

Pollution is a significant problem on Earth and in Space. Although many people don’t know about space pollution, Earth may be threatened by it. Likewise, pollution on Earth continues to be a problem. There may be solutions to each source of...

 

Dayton Man Wins $50,000 in Lottery

DAYTON – An impulse purchase of a Washington Lottery Scratch ticket paid off big for Dayton resident JD Finch who won $50,000 earlier this month. According to a Washington’s Lottery press release, Finch stopped by The General Store (426 W. Main,...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Philanthropic Party Girl

WAITSBURG - Elizabeth Gonzalez says they can't recall the specific spark, but something caught her daughter, Andrea's, attention last fall, and Andrea has been obsessed with running a food drive ever...

 

Dayton Lions Crab Dinnner

DAYTON – The Dayton Lions Club is hosting a fundraising dinner on Sat., March 19, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the school multipurpose room. Tickets must be purchased by March 8 at Dingles or from a Lions Club member. Tickets are $28 each and...

 

A New Antique Store in Dayton

DAYTON-Cottage Path Antiques and Collectibles is open in Dayton. In November 2015, Caroline McFarland moved her antiques and collectibles business out of the shop on her Tucannon River property and...

 

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The March Christian Women’s Connection will be held on March 16 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Town Hall in Waitsburg and men are welcome at this special meeting. Lunch will be catered by Gary Shroder and is $10.00. Ray Paris of...

 

Workshops Planned for Property Owners in Historic Districts

DAYTON—The Dayton Historic Preservation Commission and the Dayton Planning Department will hold a series of workshops in February for property owners in the Washington Street and South Side Historic Districts. Dates and times for the workshops...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    February 25, 2016

Main Street Trees Get a Trim

DAYTON – The trees along Dayton's Main Street provide beauty and shade throughout downtown most of the year, but they can't do it without some professional help. That help arrived Saturday....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Laht Neppur Wins 'Best Cure for Cabin Fever' Three Years Running

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's Laht Neppur Brewing Company walked away with the People's Choice "Best Cure for Cabin Fever" award for the third year in a row at the Palouse Cabin Fever Brew Fest at the Pal...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Fairground Grandstands Are Less Than Grand

WAITSBURG – A structural engineering report on the Waitsburg Fairgrounds grandstands indicates that the structure is in serious need of either repair or demolition, City Administrator Randy Hinchlif...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    February 25, 2016

Garden Club Kicks Off March 5

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Garden Club, organized by Karen Gregutt, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year. The club will kick of 2016 with its first meeting of the season on Saturday, March...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    February 25, 2016

Dayton Girls Notch Two Wins with Late Rallies; On to State

SPOKANE – The Dayton girls' basketball team earned a trip to the state tournament over the weekend with two wins at the District tournament here. The victories gave Dayton the third seed coming out...

 

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