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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
     18 Waitsburg Resource Center 106 Preston Avenue 9 – 11 a.m. The Center serves families in the Waitsburg and Prescott School Districts. Saturday Market Blue Mountain Station 10a.m. to 2 p.m.
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Blue Mountain Community Foundation Awards Grants in the Touchet Valley
     WALLA WALLA – Blue Mountain Community Foundation announced this month 78 discretionary grants they will award to 65 organizations in Walla Walla, Garfield, Columbia and Umatilla counties. Two grants will be awarded to Waitsburg based organizations: $1500 for musical instruments for the school band to the Waitsburg School District, and $1200 to the Blue Mountain Resource
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Opinion


How Much Is Too Much?
     My wife and I moved to Dayton in the fall of 2010 from Bothell, Washington. We selected Dayton as our home because of Dayton’s atmosphere and small town charm. Dayton is unique because it possesses many amenities found in larger cities – the Courthouse, a grocery store, banks, City Park, public pool, K-12 school system, public library, fair grounds, nursing home, and hospital.
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EMMA PHILBROOK: STUDENT LIFE
How to Dress for Homecoming
     Homecoming Week makes the oft- dreadable task of getting up and going to school infinitely more bearable. The decorations in the common areas, the silly costumes, the midday assemblies, and the competitive spirit can make the daily grind much more bearable.
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Sports

WP Hangs on For Win Over Burbank
COYOTES COME BACK FROM 19-POINT DEFICIT TO MAKE GAME EXCITING
     BURBANK – The Waitsburg-Prescott football team played three solid quarters Friday night but had to hold on at the end to beat Columbia-Burbank, 26-23. The win puts the Cardinals’ season record at 4-2, and marks the end of their no-league schedule.
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DAYTON TROUNCES WP IN THREE
SOLID BULLDOG SERVING IS TOO MUCH FOR LADY CARDS
     DAYTON – The Lady ‘Dawgs took down the Lady Cards in three sets in a home court league match on Oct. 7. Outstanding serves and a strong offense won the sets 25-15, 25-13 and 25- 19 for the Bulldogs and improved their standings to 3-0 in league play and 9-3, overall.
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Bulldog Struggles Continue vs. Sunnyside
BEN KLECK SCORES THREE TOUCHDOWNS, BUT YOUNG DAYTON TEAM FALLS 76-20
     SUNNYSIDE – The Dayton Bulldogs took an early lead after scoring a touchdown on their opening drive against Sunnyside Christian Friday night. But their defensive woes continued, as the Knights rolled to a 76-20 victory.
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Obituaries

LAURETTE DELORIS MCCAW
June 7, 1930 - Oct. 6, 2014
     Laurette DeLoris McCaw, age 84, was welcomed into Heaven on Oct. 6, 2014. She was born on June 7, 1930, in Dusty, WA, to Jacob J. and Martha Weber Stueckle. The youngest of seven children, she moved with her family to the Prescott area in 1936 where her father farmed near Clyde.
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Touchet Valley Life

PIONEER
     Ten Years Ago October 21, 2004
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