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 News    June 22, 2017 

All Wheels Weekend

Sunny skies, warm weather, and plenty of participants made for a successful All Wheel's Weekend in Dayton last weekend. See story and more photos on the Last Page....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 22, 2017 

Dayton-Waitsburg Athletic Combine on Hold Until 2018-19

WAITSBURG – Earlier this month, the Dayton School District approved a full athletic combine with Waitsburg, for both middle and high school. With recent survey results showing approximately 80% of...

 
 By Michele Smithl    News    June 22, 2017 

Port Commissioners Hear from Lyons Ferry Operator

STARBUCK – The Port of Columbia Commissioners held their monthly meeting on June 14 at Lyons Ferry Marina. Jim MacArthur, who, along with his wife, Angela, operates the marina facility, including campground, restaurant and store, spoke to the...

 
 By Michele Smithl    News    June 22, 2017 

Bike Trail Back on the Map

DAYTON/WAITSBURG — Early in May, local citizens and stakeholders attended a Blue Mountain Region Trails – Bridges, Towns and Rivers workshop in Dayton, to provide input into the prioritization of specific region-wide non-motorized trail...

 
 News    June 22, 2017 

Forest Field Day

A Forest and Range Owners Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, at Dickinson Land on Cougar Canyon, 13 miles SE of Dayton. The event is for people who own property in the forest, and will be particularly beneficial to absentee forest and...

 
 News    June 22, 2017 

WWCSO Press Board

June 13 Deputies responded to a report of a recovered stolen vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle and, after a brief pursuit with the vehicle, the subject fled on foot into a farm facility and stole another vehicle. Pursuit of this vehicle ended in...

 
 News    June 22, 2017 

Court News

Arraignments: Michael J. Clark, 32, Cheney; Charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving with license suspended, third degree. Clark was pulled over while driving on Highway 12 and a registration check showed he had a suspended license....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 22, 2017 

Waitsburg School Board Update

Board members present: Ross Hamann, Christy House, Randy Pearson, Marilyn Johnson, Russ Knopp. Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation Report: -Supervisor Colter Mohney said he had made a clerical...

 
 By Michele Smithl    News    June 22, 2017 

Tom Schirm Wins at World Fish Carving Championship

DAYTON--Tom Schirm's wood carving of a rainbow trout earned second place in the Trout, Salmon and Char category at the World Fish Carving Championship in Peoria, Ill., in May. It also took first...

 
 By Ian May    News    June 22, 2017 

Local Man Creating Hiking/Biking Trail in Dayton

DAYTON – A hillside trail being created for hiking and biking behind the Port of Columbia in Dayton is ready for walkers, and may be ready for biking before the end of the summer, says trail...

 
 By Michele Smithl    News    June 22, 2017 

Dayton Council Approves Recognition of Pietryzckis

DAYTON—The Dayton Historic Preservation Commission is interested in honoring two of Dayton’s most important boosters, Dr. Marcel Pietryzcki and his wife Mary, by replacing the entry sign at the Dayton City Park with a sign that includes the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 22, 2017 

Patriot Jeep Returns Home

WAITSBURG – Bob Brock met his goal of driving his Patriot Jeep in the Washington D.C. Memorial Day Parade, but says "the journey is not over." Brock, who recently returned from his cross-country...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 22, 2017 

Community Groups Step in to Support Pool

WAITSBURG – Operating and maintaining the Waitsburg City Pool can be a drain on the city's budget, but council members continue to agree that keeping the community asset up and running is worth the...

 
 News    June 22, 2017 

Waitsburg High School Honor Roll

Seniors Haley K. Akes 4.0 Jacob M. Dunn 4.0 Taylor A. Hays 4.0 Selina L. Mercado Taylor B. Spoonemore Joseph D. Leamy Emily A. Adams Analisea L. Araya Nathan W. Aronson Nicolas G. Kitselman Skylar Wood Timber M. Frohreich Sydney G. Fowble DeJay A....

 
 By Ian Smay    News    June 22, 2017 

23rd All Wheels Weekend Sees Attendance Rebound

DAYTON – The 23rd annual All Wheels Weekend was a success, as numbers for the famous Show & Shine on Saturday returned to normal. Last year's weekend was beset by wet weather throughout the...

 

DHS Gown Walk

Josilyn Fullerton and Jenna Phillips led DHS graduating seniors through a crowd of enthusiastic elementary school students during a Gown Walk last week prior to graduation on Saturday. Read about...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 15, 2017

CUP Approved for Dayton Marijuana Store

DAYTON – Based on recommendation from the Columbia County Planning Commission, the application for a conditional use permit by Trailhead Cannabis Co. to open and operate a retail marijuana store in the county was approved on June 6 by Columbia...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    June 15, 2017

All Wheel's Weekend Rolls Around

DAYTON – Friday will mark the beginning of Dayton’s 23rd annual All Wheels Weekend festivities. The events showcase many classic automobiles of all makes and models, and brings as many as 400 participants some years. Early registration will be...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 15, 2017

Lions Install New Officers, Give Awards

WAITSBURG – It was the guys cooking for the gals as the Waitsburg Lions Club members wrapped up their year with a traditional Ladies Night thank you dinner of hamburgers salads and oysters, on...

 

Eighth Grade Wins Preston Hall Spirit Week

WAITSBURG – Preston Hall ended the school year with an extra push of school spirit during their annual Spirit Week on June 7, 8, and 9. Classes competed in different themes and competitions. The...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 15, 2017

Prescott Graduates 13 Seniors

Graduates are looking happily to the future PRESCOTT – Thirteen Prescott High School seniors were all smiles as they walked the aisle to collect their diplomas at the 2017 commencement ceremony...

 

Prescott High School Scholarship Awards

Eduardo Perez Valedictorian Award $150.00 Tiffany Robinson Salutatorian Award $100.00 Maribel Mendoza Jack Smiley Memorial Scholarship $1,000.00 Kenneth Garner Scholarship $1,500.00 Elizabeth Perez Prescott Lions Scholarship in Memory of Sam Erwin...

 

Retirement Open House

Waitsburg School board members hosted a retirement open house for departing staff members, Carol Clarke, Mel McWhorter, and Dinah Lindsey on June 7....

 

Pioneer Days

Elementary school students from Waitsburg and Prescott wrapped up their school year with a visit to the Bruce House museum on Monday and Tuesday of last week. Students learned local history from Gary...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    June 15, 2017

Dayton High Sends Off Senior Class

DAYTON – Dayton High School gave its final sendoff to 34 young adults as they move on to the next part of their lives. The Class of 2017 received a warm welcome from loved ones on Saturday as they e...

 

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