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Scott Peters is New COlumbia REA CEO

WALLA WALLA – Columbia REA announced last week that its current chief operating officer, Scott Peters, has been selected as the electric cooperative's new CEO. He will step into that position on...

 

The Jewelry of Mary Galanche

Few elements in life are 100 percent universal, but jewelry is one of them. From the dawn of time, humans have adorned themselves with beads made of everything from bone bits to precious gems. And...

 

Bluewood to Install Two New Surface Lifts THIS SUMMER

DAYTON – New skiers and snowboarders will have an easier and faster ride at Bluewood next winter. Two new conveyor lifts will replace the comparatively slow platter-pull lift that serves the beginners’ area near the lodge. This is the first major...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 7, 2018

Carla Rowe, Cathy Shochet to Face Off for Columbia County Treasurer

Carla Rowe DAYTON – Dayton native Carla Rowe said she will bring her expertise in the field of accounting and bookkeeping practices to the position of Columbia County Treasurer if she is elected in...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 31, 2018

CCHS Finances Improving According to Auditor

DAYTON—The overall financial picture for the Columbia County Health System is positive, according to Tom Dingus, with DZA and Associates, an independent auditing firm that works with the Hospital District. Dingus outlined the 2017 audit report...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    May 31, 2018

Culwell to Serve as CP Prosecutor

DAYTON – Columbia County Prosecutor Rea Culwell, came to an agreement last week with the College Place City Council to serve as prosecuting attorney for that city beginning immediately. Culwell told...

 

Waitsburg Yard Sale Saturday

WAITSBURG – Twenty-two sellers have signed up with The Times to have their yard sales added to the annual Yard Sale Map this year. Waitsburg's annual yard sale happens Saturday. Times Business and...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 31, 2018

Golf Course Irrigation Grant Delayed

DAYTON--A discussion about what steps to take regarding funding the much-needed irrigation system at the Touchet Valley Golf Course took place between Dayton Country Club Board President Roger Trump, board member J. E. McCaw, state Representative...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 31, 2018

Waitsburg School Board Update

May 17, 2018 Secondary Principal’s Report: -Students are finishing Smarter Balanced testing. -Youth and Government students traveled to Olympia with Kathy Carpenter and Heather Baker, May 3-8. Waitsburg’s team was voted Most Outstanding...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 31, 2018

Waitsburg Music Teacher Brad Green Retires on a High Note

WAITSBURG – After 22 years teaching at Waitsburg High School, music and math teacher Brad Green will retire next month on a high note. "Just this year, my seventh-eighth grade band got a superior...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 24, 2018

Dayton Days Gets Bigger & Better

DAYTON—This year’s Memorial Weekend Dayton Days celebration, put on by the Dayton Chamber of Commerce, will kick off on Saturday, May 26, at 10 a.m. with the Dayton Days Main Street Parade. The crowd lining Main Street will enjoy another great pa...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    May 24, 2018

All Walla Walla County Election Slots Unopposed Except Sheriff

WAITSBURG – Three candidates have filed in Walla Walla County to replace outgoing Sheriff, John Turner, who is not running for reelection. The Sheriff position was the only county-wide race to receive more than one candidate filing during the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 24, 2018

Dayton High Principal Shaber resigns

Dayton—Dayton Middle and High School Principal Paul Shaber has announced that he will resign at the end of this school year to take a job in Richland. “Paul has been an important part of our team here in Dayton,” said Superintendent Doug...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 24, 2018

Port Moves Forward on Dayton-Waitsburg Trail Grant

DAYTON – During their regular meeting last week, the Port of Columbia commissioners adopted a greenhouse emissions policy, as requested by the Washington State Department of Transportation. DOT has requested the policy as part of the grant...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 24, 2018

Waitsburg City Council Update

May 16, 2018 Members: KC Kuykendall, Terry Jacoy, Kevin House, Jim Romine, Kate Hockersmith and Mayor Marty Dunn were all present. Public Comment: - Danielle Carpenter let the council know that she was willing to serve on a Parks and Recreation...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 24, 2018

Dayton School Board Update

DAYTON-- During the Show and Tell portion of the May 16 school board meeting, Youth and Government Advisor Shayna Hutchens and four of her students talked about their experience at the state capital...

 

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