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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

Mutual of Omaha Seeks ‘Aha Moments’ for National TV Spot
     WALLA WALLA – Local residents will have their shot at fame as the Aha Moment Tour visits Walla Walla this month. The mobile television studio in a 34’Airstream trailer will be downtown on the corner of S. 1st Ave. and E. Main Street on August 11-12 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Opinion


Ken Graham: From the Publisher
A Burning Issue
     When I sit out on my deck in the evening, enjoying a beverage, I can look out on the hillside across the river and see the black skeletons of trees – lots of them. They were burned in the late summer of 2006 during the Columbia Complex Fire that burned up a big chunk of Columbia County. A couple of times this summer, I’ve heard one fall.
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My Hobby is Collecting Hobbies
     I n recent months I’ve attempted to take up cake decorating as a hobby. The results have ranged from borderline professional (the only-slightly-mangled owl cake I made for my cousin’s graduation) to screaminducing (the notorious Malformed Grayish-Purple Macaroni Flower Torte of Dooooom!)
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Obituaries

CELEBRATION
Robert L. Budig
     A celebration of Life will be held for Robert L. Budig on August 9, 2014 at 1pm at First Christian Church in Dayton. Military Inurnment will follow at Dayton City Cemetery. Donations may be made to First Christian Church, Local American Legion Club Frank E. Bowers Post No. 42 or Dayton Alumni Association.
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Touchet Valley Life

BIRTH
      Jesse Dee Bessey was born on July 21, the son of Lori and Richard Bessey of Walla Walla.
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Missoula Children’s Theater Brings Rapunzel
     DAYTON - The Missoula Children’s Theater will arrive at the Liberty Theater early next month to begin preparations for its annual performance featuring local kids. This year the group will present Rapunzel.
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PIONEER PORTRAITS
     Ten Years Ago August 5, 2004 Waitsburg teacher Becky Wilson has been awarded a week in Montpelier, Virginia, as one of 20 teachers from Washington state chosen to attend a week-long, all-expensepaid Summer Institute at James Madison’s Montpelier Estate.
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