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 By Dena Martin    News    November 16, 2017

Waitsburg's Pop Up Downtown Was a Success!

WAITSBURG – In spite of competition from the Dayton Chamber Awards, a Seattle Seahawks game and dreary weather, Waitsburg's first Pop Up Downtown, held last Thursday night, was deemed a success!...

 

Town Hall Board Adds Gobel aS New Member

WAITSBURG – Walt Gobel was elected as the Town Hall Association Board's newest member and Karl Newell and Larry Johson were re-elected to the board during the association's annual meeting on...

 

WW II Memorial Project on Track for 2018

As we approach Veterans Day, we reflect on many things. Those of us who are veterans, think about comrades we served with, missions carried out, places where we served, lessons learned, and how our lives were changed because of military service....

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

Nov. 5 Damage to a vending machine was reported on Second St. in Prescott. Nov. 3 A female called to report finding a friend deceased on Biscuit Ridge Rd. Nov. 1 Violation of protection order on Stonecipher Road. Oct. 30 Deputies responded to a...

 

Main Street Bridge Nears Completion

Paving on Waitsburg's Main Street Bridge was completed last week. Onsite engineers anticipate that the subcontractors will have the rails done by Friday, with sidewalk work being completed in tandem....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Town Hall Elections and Annual Meeting Nov. 9

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Town Hall Association will hold its annual meeting and elections on Thurs., Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall on Main Street. Coffee and desserts will be available....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Pop Up to Downtown Waitsburg, Nov. 9

WAITSBURG – Blush Salon & Spa in Waitsburg, in conjunction with the Waitsburg Commercial Club, will host a ‘Pop Up Downtown’ in Waitsburg from 5-8 p.m. on Thurs., Nov. 9. Blush Salon & Spa (141 Main) will hold its 1st Annual Holiday Open House...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

Kudos!

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - For several months now, most issues of The Times have included a "Kudos!" feature along with a request for readers to let us know of people who have done something "interesting,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 2, 2017

American Pickers, Waitsburg Style

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg's Terry Hofer and Karl Newell could be considered a slightly more laid back version of The History Channel's American Pickers, Mike and Frank. The pair spends several days a...

 

District Preps for Winter Weather

WAITSBURG – With winter weather just around the corner, the Waitsburg School District has updated their emergency weather procedures with the intent of advising the community and staff of the impact of weather and road conditions on the school day...

 

Haunted Houses

These Waitsburg residents went all out with their Halloween decorating this year....

 

Pumpkin Delivery

Each year the penitentiary donates pumpkins to K-3rd graders in surrounding schools....

 

Home and School Association Monster Mash

This year's first-ever Home and School Association Monster Mash fundraiser was a roaring success on all fronts. Attendance was high, kids and parents had a great time, and the association raised...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

ATVs are Banned from Fairgrounds Area

U-Turn amendment is modified WAITSBURG – The topics of ATV/UTV use in the city and Main Street U-turns continues to make their way before Waitsburg’s city council. At the Oct. 18 regular meeting, the council prohibited unauthorized ATV use in...

 
 By Pam Conover    News    October 26, 2017

A Little History and a Big 'Thank You'

It was Dicie Hagerman, the Waitsburg School District Secretary for many years, who saw a need for winter coats and started collecting much-needed warm wear for kids and adults in the community. But...

 

WHS Homecoming

Waitsburg students enjoyed a week filled with dress-up days and competitions during last week's homecoming celebration. Classes competed in relays, a hula hoop competition and Buff Puff volleyball...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 26, 2017

Prescott Park and Pool Seek Support

District has felt the impact of minimum wage increases PRESCOTT – Unlike the city parks and pools of Waitsburg and Dayton which are operated and maintained through city budgets, the Prescott Joint Parks and Recreation District (PJPRD) must go to...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 19, 2017

Capital Improvements Design Package Nears Completion

School board reviews field house designs WAITSBURG – A finalized schedule, scope and budget for Waitsburg School District's capital improvement projects is close to completion. Design West Senior...

 

Kudos!

LACKLAND, Tex. - U.S. Air Force Airman Theodore J. (TJ) Morrison, son of Joseph and Sandra Morrison of Waitsburg, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The 2017 Waitsburg High School graduated completed an...

 

WHS Homecoming

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School students are celebrating homecoming week this week. Dress up days are Pajama Day on Oct. 17, Hawaiian Day on Oct. 18, and Sports Day on Oct. 19. The public is invited to Field Night, which will take place at 7...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 19, 2017

Waitsburg Schools Update Website and Add Facebook

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School District has taken steps to improve communications with the public by updating the district website and adding a Facebook page. Technology Manager Jack Morris and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 19, 2017

Online Learning Aims to Retain Students and Funding

WAITSBURG – In the face of a changing educational climate, the Waitsburg School Board recently voted to make online education available through the Waitsburg School District. The board and administration is hopeful that the new option will return...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 12, 2017

Commercial Club Bolsters Business, Builds Community

WAITSBURG – Over the last several months, dozens of people from Walla Walla, Dayton and Waitsburg have gathered at the Whoopemup Café on the north end of Waitsburg's Main Street for Whoop EM Up...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

Oct. 8 Deputies arrested a man in Prescott on outstanding warrants. A deputy was dispatched to Cochran St. in Dixie where a man was reported to be tearing up his residence during a domestic disturbance. Sept. 28 A burglary was reported at the First...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    October 12, 2017

Sayonara Sasayama

WAITSBURG – Seven years ago Chris Philbook knocked on Kate Hockersmith's door saying he wanted to be a Troublemaker (a youth bluegrass band member) and travel to Japan like they had. On Tuesday,...

 

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