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May 5, 2011  RSS feed
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Peek-a-boo T-Ball

Five-year-old Rylan Kilts, son of Ashley and Kyle Kilts, positions himself for a catch...or is he just playing peeka boo with his glove? More...

From Foodbank To Help Hub
Three Months After Move, Resource Center Meets Vision For Waitsburg

WAITSBURG - Three months after the old food bank operation moved from a cramped basement into a street-level store front, community members in need are finding a lot more than nutrition at the new Waitsburg Resource Center. More...

Waitsburg’s Royal Nightowls
Helm’s House A Haven For Wedding Watchers

WAITSBURG - It isn’t every night that the lights are on at two in the morning in Joan Helm’s home on Fourth Street. Or that her table is laden with four different kinds of scones, eggs dishes and tea. Or that champagne (well, actually, sparkling cider) is chilling in the fridge for a special toast. More...

Touchet Valley News

WEEKLY CALENDAR
     23 Waitsburg Resource Center 106 Preston Avenue 2-4 p.m. The Center serves families in the Waitsburg and Prescott School Districts. Pink Out Fundraiser Waitsburg Gymnasium 6 p.m.
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Opinion


KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER
Vote or Don’t, I Don’t Care
     I had an insight recently – which I consider brilliant – and that is that the fewer people who vote, the more influence my vote will have. So I’ve decided not to encourage other people to vote this year. In fact, I’d rather you didn’t. (And ignore what’s on the front page. I wrote that earlier.)
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
I’m Shoddy at Limericks, It’s True...
     I t’s 9:06 PM. Do you know where your literary inspiration is? Yeah. Me neither. So here’s some lousy poetry. I stare and I ponder theclockWhich smugly continues to mockMy pent-up frustrationAnd sheer indignationAt having obtained writer’s block.
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Sports

Cardinals Overcome TCP in First League Game
JACOB DUNN THROWS FOR 329 YARDS AND FIVE TDS, AS WP WINS ITS HOMECOMING GAME, 45-28
     WAITSBURG – The WP Cardinals made their homecoming game exciting for the first three quarters before erupting for 21 unanswered points to put away league rival Tri-Cities Prep, 45-28. A red-hot Jacob Dunn was 25 for 39 passing, for 329 yards and five touchdowns.
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WWVA KNIGHTS TAKE LADY CARDS IN THREE
Knights retain perfect league standing
     WAITSBURG – The Lady Cards fought hard, but ultimately fell to the WWVA Knights in three sets in home court play on Oct. 16. The game earned WWVA a perfect 6-0 in Southeast 2B play and left WP standing 1-5 in league play and 5-9, overall.
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BULLDOGS CAN’T KEEP UP WITH ST. JOHN-ENDICOTT
Kleck gains 167 yards & scores two touchdowns, but Dayton loses 80-28
     DAYTON – The Dayton Bulldogs’ were still in the game as halftime homecoming festivities began Friday night. But in the end, the St. John Endicott was too much for the young Bulldogs. The ‘dogs scored twice – on two Ben Kleck touchdowns – in the first quarter, and trailed the Eagles only by a missed two-point conversion, 14-12, at the end of one.
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Touchet Valley Life

ANNOUNCEMENT
      Hailey Joy Mead was born October 6, 2014 at Walla Walla General Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches long.
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WW COUNTY Yard Sale
     WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County will be selling many surplus items and equipment during a public sale on Thursday, Oct. 23 for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Science Building at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds (363 Orchard St., Walla Walla). All proceeds go back to the county’s coffers.
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Dental Van Visits Nov. 7
     WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Resource Center is sponsoring a visit of the Northwest Medical Teams Mobile Dental Clinic on Friday, Nov. 7. Dental work is performed by dentists who volunteer their time to serve low income families with no dental insurance. An appointment is required to be seen.
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