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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
     20 Dayton Senior Round Table Senior Center (403 E. Patit St.) 12 p.m.
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Scientists Forecast Warmer, Drier Winter
No relief in sight for draught conditions in the Touchet Valley
     DAYTON - The Touchet Valley was touched by early snows this past week and temperatures plummeted into the teens over the weekend, but the long-range forecast for our area doesn’t look much like the weather we’ve had since Thursday.
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Local Learners Face Off
WAITSBURG AND DAYTON TAKE FIRST AND THIRD PLACE AMONG EASTERN SMALL SCHOOLS
     WAITSBURG – The first knowledge bowl meet between the eastern small schools of ESD 123 took place at the Waitsburg Christian and First Presbyterian churches on Tuesday. Students from Waitsburg, De- Sales, Prescott, Dayton, Clarkston and Pomeroy faced off in the intellectual sparring match.
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Opinion


KEN GRAHAM: FROM THE PUBLISHER
How I Learned About Barometric Pressure
     On Sunday morning I got up, put a couple of logs in the wood stove and then walked across the cold wood floor in my bare feet to the kitchen to fill the kettle and make my morning pot of coffee. When I turned on the tap, the water barely trickled out. And then it stopped.
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
My Graduation Shopping List
     Waitsburg High School gets its graduation caps, gowns, and stoles (flat silky scarf things) through a company called Herff-Jones. The seniors buy their graduation gear this time of year and receive it sometime in the spring.
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Sports

WP Cruises to First-Round Win
CARDINALS WILL TAKE ON DEFENDING STATE CHAMPS L-R-S, AFTER EASILY BEATING TONASKET, 27-6
     PASCO – On Friday night, the Waitsburg Prescott football team took a big step toward their goal of reaching the state championship game by beating Tonasket, 27-6. They face a much bigger challenge this week.
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Tigers Move on to State Semis
WP ELIMINATES TOUGH ST. GEORGE’S TEAM, 2-0
     SPOKANE – The WP Tigers soccer team got a huge win Friday, beating St. George’s, 2-0, in a state quarterfinals game. The Tigers travel to Sumner, Wash. this week to play Friday Harbor in their semifinals game Friday. A win would put them in the state championship game Saturday.
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Touchet Valley Life

THE TIMES AT LAMBEAU FIELD
      Die -hard Green Bay Packers fans and Waitsburg natives Joan Helm (r), Jackie Helm (c) and Judy (Helm) Gross (l) (joined here by Joan’s nephew Robbie Kvitek, to Judy’s right) killed time b
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PIONEER PORTRAITS
     Ten Years Ago November 25, 2004
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