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 By Dena Martin    News    January 11, 2018

Communities Question DW 2018-19 Full Combine Concerns

WAITSBURG – The College Football National Championships played second fiddle for community members concerned about the fate of the proposed 2018-19 Dayton-Waitsburg full athletic and activities combine. Local sports took precedence as more than 50...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 11, 2018

School District Capital Improvement Projects are On Track

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg School District capital improvement projects are on track and building permits were submitted to the city last month, Design West Senior Project Architect Ned Warnick told the...

 

Pacific Power Pitches In

The Pacific Power Foundation donated $3,350 to the Waitsburg Historical Society toward replacement of the deteriorating foundation. Narum Construction replaced the foundation at a cost of $38,280....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 4, 2018

Waitsburg Approves 2018 Budget

WAITSBURG – Mayor Marty Dunn called 2017 "one of the busiest years on record" and says the City of Waitsburg can look forward to continued infrastructure improvements in 2018, with planning into 201...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 4, 2018

Waitsburg Agrees to Flood Study

WAITSBURG – All eyes were on the Touchet River and Coppei Creek last week as warm weather and heavy rains resulted in flood advisories throughout the Touchet Valley. While there was no significant...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 28, 2017

2017 In Waitsburg and Prescott : The Year in Review

The struggles and contentions of 2016 allowed for a year of growth and positive movement for the City of Waitsburg in 2017. The former Waitsburg City Fire Department operated successfully as...

 

Community Worship

The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church was filled to the brim during the annual Community Christmas Program on Sun., Dec. 17....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 21, 2017

Waitsburg School District Approves Levy

WAITSBURG – At their regular Dec. 13 meeting, the Waitsburg School Board approved a replacement two-year enrichment levy of $2.71 per $1,000 of assessed value for 2019 and 2020. How much will actually be collected, however, is yet to be...

 

New at the Library - Weller Public Library

Weller Public Library 212 Main Street, Waitsburg Hours: Mon. and Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Storytime: Mon. 10:30 a.m. Before We Were Yours, by Lisa Wingate (Fiction) – For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a “thought-provoking and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 21, 2017

Mary's Candies Continues to Grow

DAYTON – A spur-of-the moment call in to The Michael Smerconish Program on Sirius XM resulted in a nice bump in sales for Mary's Candies in Dayton, this month. Candy maker Nathanial Murphy was liste...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 21, 2017

Ffrazure Earthworks Goes the Extra Mile

WAITSBURG – The holidays are typically the season for spreading good cheer, but for Ffrazure Earthworks Excavation, doing good deeds appears to be everyday business. Ffrazure Earthworks spent much o...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 21, 2017

Parents Concerned Over Bullying

WAITSBURG – Several adults attended the Wed., Dec. 13 Waitsburg School Board meeting to express concerns about bullying in the school district following an altercation that took place on the high sc...

 

Spreading Good Cheer

The Waitsburg Pen Pals 4-H Club "adopted" 7- and 8-year-old boys through Adopt-a-Child and went shopping last week. Members donated $185 of their own money, parents added to the pot and the club was...

 

Main Street Bridge Opens

Waitsburg's Main Street Bridge is "substantially complete" and opened for traffic just after The Times went to press last Tuesday evening, to the joy of many residents, especially those living on...

 

Exchange Club Awardees

Chloe Pearson and Robert Walsh were selected as the 2017-2018 Waitsburg High School Exchange Club Youth of the Month. This selection makes them eligible for the Exchange Club Youth of the Year $1,000...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Dec. 5: Malicious/Criminal Mischief reported in the 900 block of Preston Avenue....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Council to Decide Parking Issue

WAITSBURG – At the request of City Manager Randy Hinchliffe, the Waitsburg City Council has been asked to determine, at their Dec. 20 meeting, whether or not semi trucks can park overnight in the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Senior Round Table Wants You!

WAITSBURG – For about 30 years, Waitsburg seniors have been gathering to share a hot meal and fellowship together as part of the Walla Walla Senior Citizen Center's Senior Round Table program....

 

A Hometown Holiday

Beautiful weather helped make for a fantastic turn-out at this year's Waitsburg Hometown Christmas which featured plenty of fun and entertainment, including visits from Santa, Disney princesses and...

 

Main Street Bridge Nears Completion

The rails are nearly completed and paving on the Main Street Bridge was to take place on Tuesday afternoon. Paving should bring the bridge to "substantial completion" and allow it to open to drivers... Full story

 

Festival of Trees Winners

Winners of the annual Festival of Trees FFA fundraiser this year were: Corral Wranglers 4-H - 1st Place and Karl Law Office - People's Choice....

 

Stockings from santa

Santa Claus made his way through Waitsburg via fire truck on Saturday morning, delivering stockings door-to-door to all the children in town. The visit was sponsored by the Waitsburg Resource...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 7, 2017

Grace Coulston Receives National Recognition for Raising Goats

Youth goat breeder is selected to JABGA board and is highlightedin rural living magazine WAITSBURG – When Texas goat expert Fred Homeyer met Grace Coulston, he was immediately impressed and asked...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    November 30, 2017

Hometown Christmas Gets Bigger and Better

WAITSBURG – Every year, the second weekend after Thanksgiving, families flock to Waitburg’s Main Street to experience the one-of-a kind delights of Waitsburg’s Hometown Christmas. This year’s...

 

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