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Waitsburg School Board Update

February 14, 2018 Student Presentation: 4-H robotics Venus Flytrap team members Josh Reser and Phinneas Kerr presented their prize-winning robot and project. Secondary Principal’s Report (Stephanie Wooderchak): -MAP winter testing is completed at P...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 22, 2018 

Jess Winnett Places First in Double Marathon

SAN ANTONIO, Tex. – When it comes to running, Jess (Jessie) Winnett thinks longer is better. Why run a marathon, when you can run a double marathon? Jess, daughter of Andy and Denise Winnett, ran...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 15, 2018

Waitsburg Council Gives Nod to Park & Ride

WAITSBURG – At the regular Jan. 17 meeting, Waitsburg City Council members gave City Manager Randy Hinchliffe the go-ahead to explore development of a Park & Ride lot on the north end of town. The Park & Ride would be located on the site of the...

 

Fire Destroys Shop and Damages Home

WAITSBURG – Fire destroyed a shop and badly damaged an adjacent home in Waitsburg early Saturday morning. The fire is believed to have originated at the wood stove in the shop. The home and shop...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 15, 2018

Teddy Bear Tea Supports Teachers and Students

WALLA WALLA – Waitsburg students and teachers are often the pleased recipients of scholarships and mini-grants from the Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association. The awards are funded...

 

Laht Neppur at Palouse Brew Festival

Waitsburg residents Lynne Carpenter and Ann and Lanny Adams served for Laht Neppur Brewery at the Palouse Cabin Fever BrewFest at the Palouse, Wash. Community Center on Sat., Feb....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 8, 2018

Makenna Barron is 2018 Waitsburg Celebration Days Queen

WAITSBURG – Makenna Barron, who turns 12 on Thursday, is most certainly the youngest Days of Real Sport or Waitsburg Celebration Days Queen, but she may be the most experienced as well. Makenna,...

 

2017 Boosters of The Year

Jeff and Lori Bartlow were recognized as the 2017 Boosters of the Year at Waitsburg's season-end home basketball game against St. John/Endicott on Saturday night. "This year's Booster of the Year...

 

Lions Receive Donation in Honor of Bob Danforth

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Lions Club recently accepted a $600 donation, from Wade Lacolucci, in the memory of late Waitsburg farmer and former Lion Bob Danforth. For the last 13 years, Lacolucci and...

 

WHS Honor Roll

WHS Semester One Honor Roll *does not include students who attend SEATech or Running Start Seniors Lambert, Kitty K. 4 Pearson, Chloe R. 4 Williams, Deja A. 4 Branson, Cade S. 3.25 and above Jones, Tayler L. 3.25 and above Mathews, Karlie J. 3.25...

 

Frost in the Hollow

This picturesque winter scene, taken in December, 2016, was captured along Middle Waitsburg Road, just north of Londagin Road, by Waitsburg landscape photographer Bill Rodgers. Read about Bill and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 1, 2018

New Hours at Waitsburg Resource Center

WAITSBURG – Beginning in February the Waitsburg Resource Center will no longer be open on Saturdays. The center, which provides food and resources for residents in Waitsburg and Prescott school dist...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 1, 2018

Capturing the 'Wallouse': A Photographer's Paradise

WAITSBURG – Semi-retired geologist Bill Rodgers moved to Waitsburg almost exactly two years ago and says he absolutely loves living in "a photographer's paradise." His landscapes have been featured...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 25, 2018

Waitsburg Seeks Enrichment and Opportunities Levy

WAITSBURG – Voters in the Waitsburg School District will be asked to continue supporting schools by approving an Educational Programs and Operations (EPO) of $2.71 per $1,000 of assessed property...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

Jan. 21: Deputies responded to a call of a physical domestic altercation between a husband and wife on Second St. in Dixie. The husband was arrested on investigation of assault in the 4th degree – domestic violence. Jan. 18 While investigating a...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 25, 2018

District Considers Naming of New Field House

WAITSBURG – A name for the new field house a the Waitsburg Athletic Complex will not be decided upon until policies regarding the naming of school facilities can be updated, but school board...

 

Prescott Lions Club Remodel

Remodeling of the Prescott Lions Hall is nearing completion and the Lions plan to be open to serve their monthly fundraising breakfast this weekend, Jan. 27 and 28 from 8-11 a.m.. The library...

 

School Board Recognition

Members of the WHS National Honor Society and ASB officers served punch and cookies, after gifting school board members with chocolates during last week’s board meeting, in honor of School Board...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 18, 2018

Waitsburg Considers Sale of School District Properties

The District house and two plots on Coppei Ave. are under consideration WAITSBURG – In recent months, the Waitsburg School Board has been examining the possibility of selling off real property,...

 

A Tradition of Service

Retired Army Reserve Captain, John Bret IV Moser swore in his son, David Moser, to the National Guard at the Spokane Military Entrance Processing Station on Fri., Jan. 12. David is currently...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Jan. 13 A local male was arrested for suspicion of DUI on W. Third and Bruce Streets. Jan 4 A man reported a game trail camera mounted on the side of his house was stolen on W. Fourth St....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 18, 2018

Waitsburg HASA Father-Daughter Dance, Jan. 20

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association will hold its second annual Father-Daughter Dance on Sat., Jan 20 from 6-8 p.m.. in the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room. This...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 18, 2018

Bly Plumbing Closes Doors

Bly will continue to offer services through Total Comfort Solutions WAITSBURG – After nine years of faithfully serving locals, Stan Bly has closed the doors on Bly Plumbing, LLC. There is no need fo...

 

Waitsburg School Board Update

-School board members were honored as part of School Board Recognition month. Elementary Principals Report (Dr. Jon Mishra): -Updated board on the elementary school’s incorporation of depth of knowledge (DOK) in the classroom. -Grades 3-5 chose...

 

Food and Fun

The Waitsburg Resource Center helped keep kids fed and entertained during winter break by offering free lunches and activities on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. each week of break. The resource center...

 

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