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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...

 
 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...

 
 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 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...

 
 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 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...

 

Waitsburg Alumni Banquet is May 27

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Alumni Association will host its 113th annual reunion and banquet on May 27 at the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room. A meet-and-greet will take place from 5-6 p.m., followed by dinner at 6 p.m. The dinner is...

 

Lions Ladies

Behind every bunch of good men, you're sure to find a bunch of good women! At right are some of the ladies that pitched in to help make a successful Waitsburg's Annual Lions Club Rib Feed held last...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 11, 2017

Celebration Days is May 19-21

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Celebration Days, held the third weekend each May, is just around the corner. The weekend, May 19-21, promises fun for everyone, with a parade, car show, brewfest, bonfire, ATV...

 

Sprucing Up Main Street

Members of the Waitsburg Garden Club were busy planting the Main Street planters this year. Members welcome passers-by to keep the planters looking lovely by deadheading plants as they walk by and...

 

4-H Food Gatherers

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg 4-H Corral Wranglers and the 4-H Penpals recently held a friendly but competitive food drive last week, bringing in a total of 815 pounds of non-perishables to the...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 11, 2017

Trevor Johnson Starts Johnson Family Towing

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg resident Trevor Johnson is putting his army experience to use, operating a new tow truck business, while he furthers his education. The bright green wrecker, with "Johnson Fami...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 11, 2017

Odako Club Awards its Final Scholarship

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's Odako Club is no more – at least not in an official capacity. The community service organization will award their final scholarship this June, but intends to maintain its...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 11, 2017

Waitsburg Resource Center Hosts Disaster Prep. Course

WAITSBURG – Nearly two dozen people gathered at the Waitsburg Christian Church to spend last Saturday learning how faith-based organizations can help in preparing for and dealing with disasters....

 

2017 Lions Rib Feed

The Lions Club Rib Feed was another roaring success, with the club raising approximately $15,000, which will all go back to support the community....

 
 News    May 4, 2017

Waitsburg Elementary's Got Talent

Waitsburg second graders surprised talent show coordinator and retiring teacher Dinah Lindsey with a song tribute to close out the Waitsburg Elementary's Got Talent show on Friday evening. See more...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    May 4, 2017

Waitsburg Grange Revival

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg holds the honor of being home to the very first Grange in Washington, even before Washington was a state. And while memberships have ebbed and flowed over the years, the...

 

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