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 News    May 25, 2017 

Celebration Days Parade

Sunny skies and warm temperatures made for an enjoyable and well-attended Waitsburg Celebration Days weekend. Residents and visitors enjoyed live music, a festive parade, Classic Auto Show, Historic...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 25, 2017 

Jim Davison is 2017 Community Service Recipient

WAITSBURG – The late Tom Baker has held the honor of awarding the Waitsburg Commercial Club's Community Service Award for many years. While he wasn't present in body this year, he was very much...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 25, 2017 

Railroad to Resume Late Spring, Operator Says

DAYTON-Paul Didelius, owner and commercial director of Frontier Rail, LLC, operator of the short line railroad between Dayton and Walla Walla, spoke about work progress and outreach to potential...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

College Signing Day

Prescott High School held their first-ever college signing ceremony during a pep assembly on May 19. JP Thew opened the assembly by saying that Prescott has the highest number of students showing...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Daily Press Board

May 17: Civil issue over property line fence and strawberry plants on West St. May 20: A female called to report her brother had pushed her before he left her house, on Orchard St. Deputies responded to a call on Buttercup Lane for a possible...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

CANDIDATE FILINGS FOR 2017 ELECTIONS

COLUMBIA CO PORT DISTRICT COMMISSIONER #2  6-year term EARLE MARVIN PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICT COMMISSIONER #1  2-year unexpired term BOB HUTCHENS COMMISSIONER #2  6-year term COLLEEN SPROUL COMMISSIONER #5  6-year term JACK KARL OTTERSON CITY OF...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Waitsburg Commercial Club Community Service Award History

1962 Ernest Kison 1963 Miles Brunton 1964 Albert Land 1965 Larry Broom 1966 Frank Bramlet 1968 Roy Leid 1969 Ernest Mikkelsen 1970 Bill Payne 1971 Julia Davis, Herman Gohlman 1972 Kenneth Gohlman 1973 Ralph Rankin 1974 King Witt 1975 Orin Walker...

 
 By Ian May    News    May 25, 2017 

New Local Distillery to Host Tours on Saturday

DAYTON – Dayton's new XO Alambic distillery will be offering tours of their shop during Saturday's Blue Mountain Station Co-op Market, coinciding Mule Mania Weekend. The spirits distillery, which...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 25, 2017 

School Board Considers Math Curriculum

Construction and maintenance projects are also on tap for this summer DAYTON – Eighth-grade math teacher Kristen Frankie gave a presentation at last week’s meeting of the Dayton School Board...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 25, 2017 

Columbia County Department Heads Look at Tax Increases

DAYTON — At last week’s meeting of the Columbia County Commissioners, county department heads were asked by the commissioners to provide input into the discussion of raising revenue to pay for ess...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Here's what's happening at Dayton Memorial Library in June

On June 2, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival will provide a free concert for people of all ages at 3:30 pm, in the Delany Room. On June 8, the Summer Reading Program kick-off event for all ages, featuring Blue Mountain Wildlife and their rescue...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 25, 2017 

Mel McWhorter Retires after 30 Years at WHS

WAITSBURG – After 30 years teaching in Waitsburg, Mel McWhorter will be the third long-time staffer to retire from the Waitsburg School District this summer. Mc Whorter, a favorite among students,...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Waitsburg Celebration Days 2017 Parade Winners

Royalty 1st – Columbia County Fair Court – Barn in the USA 2nd – Milton-Freewater Pioneer Court 3rd – Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days Court Riding – Youth Group 1st – Walla Walla Wagonettes Riding Group – Adult 1st – Blue Mountain...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Waitsburg Classic Auto Show 2017 Winners

Best of Show – 1946 Chevy Coupe with Teardrop Camper/Dan & Brenda Reisch Pre ’48 Stock Car – 1928 Ford Model A/JT Carlyle Pre ’48 Custom Car – 1947 Ford Coupe/Bill Stark Post ’48 Stock Car – 1958 Yoeman Station Wagon/Bob Daschofsky...

 
 News    May 25, 2017 

Celebration Days 2017

See more photos on the Waitsburg Times Facebook page....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 18, 2017

Howard and Dona Jean Smith are 2017 WCD Parade Marshals

The Smith family has farmed in Waitsburg since 1919 WAITSBURG – Because she has never driven a truck, and has sat in the saddle only one time (and immediately wanted off!) Dona Jean Smith said she w...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    May 18, 2017

Mule Mania Comes to Dayton Memorial Day Weekend

DAYTON – Dayton will host its seventh annual Mule Mania, sponsored by Columbia REA, from May 26 – 28 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The events will begin on Friday at 8 a.m. in the fairgrounds outdoor arena. The mule showings and...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 18, 2017

Structural Damage Closes W-P House

WAITSBURG – Members of the Waitsburg Historical Society received some unwelcome news while trying to be proactive about maintaining the Bruce Museum Complex properties. Inspectors discovered...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

May 3: At approx. 1900 hours, a victim was bit by an unknown dog at his residence on Kinnear St. in Waitsburg, sustaining injury. May 6: Dispatched to a physical domestic on Shelton Dr. in Prescott. Victim stated his wife became jealous after...

 

4-H Clean-Up

The Swine Swagger 4-H group filled bags of garbage while cleaning along the back side of Preston Park, along the dike, on April 28, as part of their contribution to April's designation as Earth...

 
 By Courtesy Image    News    May 18, 2017

Patriotic Send-Off

Community members gathered outside Waitsburg Town Hall on Saturday morning, May 13, to celebrate with Dixie resident Bob Brock as he kicked off his cross-country Patriotic Jeep Tour. Brock will end...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 18, 2017

Justin Nix is New Dayton Chamber Director

DAYTON-On his second morning managing the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, Justin Nix was busy posting information about Azure Mountain Botanicals and a Mother's Day event at The Blue Mountain Station to...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 18, 2017

Dayton City Council hears about 2017 All Wheels Weekend

DAYTON-Special guest Bette Lou Crothers spoke about progress for this year's All Wheels Weekend event at last week's Dayton City Council meeting. Crothers showed the council the All Wheel's Weekend T...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 18, 2017

New exhibits on tap for Boldman House Museum

DAYTON - "We are preparing for Dayton Days. We have an outdoor, old fashioned, fun activity for kids of all ages," said Boldman House Museum Director Sylvia Beuhler. Activities will include two...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 18, 2017

Carol Clarke Retires after 13 Years in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG – Carol Clarke has faced and overcome many challenges in her life, but when it comes to retiring she's already chalked it up as a "fail." The school district superintendent and elementary...

 

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