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Breakfast with santa

Young Alexis, daughter of Roger Tumbocon and Justin Jaech, enjoyed a visit with Santa (Val Kiefer) at Breakfast with Santa, hosted by the Dayton First Congregational Church on Sat., Dec. 9. The...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 14, 2017 

Dayton School District Approves $800,000 Capital Projects Levy

DAYTON—A special meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the school district board room to discuss how the Dayton School District can best meet some newly-identified school facility needs as well as how to finish currently-identified facilities projects....

 

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...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 14, 2017 

County Looks at Dispatch Needs

DAYTON--County Commissioner Merle Jackson would like to express his gratitude to the voters of Columbia County for passing Proposition 1, the one-tenth of one percent county wide sales tax for the...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

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

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 14, 2017 

Threats Result in Student Arrest at DHS

DAYTON - The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department has released a statement to the press about an incident that occurred last Tues., Dec. 5, when the Sheriff’s Department received a call from the Dayton School District regarding threats made...

 
 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 Whiskey Canyon Sports Bar & Grill parking lot....

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 14, 2017 

Patricia Sacha is New BMS Market Manager

DAYTON-Patricia Sacha is a natural in her new role as the Blue Mountain Station's Market manager. Sacha farmed the garden at the Blue Mountain Station in 2015. Since 2016 she and her husband, David,...

 
 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....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017 

Be Aware of Fraud

WAITSBURG – It’s December again; the time of year for giving – and taking. The Walla Walla Police Department recently issued a press release about an increase in reports of scams hitting area residents. In one scam, residents receive a...

 

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...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 7, 2017

Dayton General Hospital Expands Offerings

DAYTON-Patients stand to benefit from the addition of three new treatment modalities at Dayton General Hospital, as well as from the enthusiasm of the staff responsible for them. Treatment with...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

Dec. 3 A woman was found driving a stolen vehicle and was arrested on Main Street in Waitsburg, at approximately 12:30 p.m., for possession of a stolen vehicle, driving while license suspended, operating a motor vehicle without a valid operator’s...

 

Property Taxes Going Up In 2018

New statewide school funding levy takes effect DAYTON – Property owners take note! Columbia County Assessor Chris Mills wants you to be aware of tax hikes in 2018 when a new statewide levy goes into effect. The purpose of the levy is to fix a...

 

Code Compliance Focus December 2017

DAYTON - Winter is coming! The City of Dayton would like to take this opportunity to remind and inform the community of applicable codes and standards. The City of Dayton will allow members of the public to store their vehicles on the streets for a...

 

November Building Permits Issued

There were no permits issued in Waitsburg or Starbuck in November. Nov. 1 - Jeromy Phinney, 312 E. Trement, Dayton; Construct a 15 x 14 wooden deck and pergola. Nov. 1 - Daniel Scully, Jr., 605 East Dayton Ave., Dayton; Adding 3 eight-foot tall...

 

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...

 

Talk about Art

As a person who likes to sew, it always disturbed me that such aficionados are called "sewers," a term that, pronounced a different way, is something no respectable person wants to be called. So when...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 7, 2017

School Board Considers Enrichment Levy

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School Board, like most in the state, is faced with trying to determine an appropriate enrichment levy request amount in the face of financial unknowns created by the McLeary decision, also known as House Bill 2242. The pl...

 

Waitsburg School Board Update

Secondary Principal’s Report: District completed a two-day engagement review and the district will remain accredited. The committee was very complimentary of the district and community. An official report will be presented at the December school...

 

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 Michele Smith    News    December 7, 2017

DW Combine Moves Ahead

Public is invited to attend advisory meetings DAYTON-Last week, Waitsburg School District Superintendent Dr. Jon Mishra and Dayton School District Superintendent Doug Johnson spoke about progress the...

 
 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...

 

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