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Touchet River Run

DAYTON – The 35th Annual Touchet River Run will take place on Memorial Day, Mon., May 29th at the Dayton High School Gymnasium. Short course participants will leave at 9:30 a.m. and standard course participants will leave at 10 a.m. Registration...

 

Dayton Businesses Attend WW Business Forum

DAYTON – Brad McMasters, the Port of Columbia’s Economic Development Coordinator attended the fifth-annual Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Summit on May 12 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel, along with two local business owners,...

 

Columbia County Public Hearings

DAYTON - Public hearings regarding the following issues will take place in the Columbia County Courthouse 3rd floor courtroom: Event Center on North Touchet Road - Fri., May 19, 1 p.m. RV Park on North Touchet Road - Wed., May 24, 10 a.m. Cannabis...

 

Memorial Day Program

WAITSBURG – The community is invited to honor veterans at the annual American Legion Veteran’s Memorial Wall Program in the Waitsburg City Cemetery on Mon., May 29 at 11 a.m. Among the service members honored this year are David Just and...

 

Free Dental Van Visits

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Resource Center will sponsor three upcoming visits from Northwest Medical Teams International Mobile Dental Clinic on June 30, August 18, and September 22 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The van will be located the Banner Bank...

 

WDFW Management Plan Meeting

WAITSBURG – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is developing a new management plan for the Blue Mountains Wildlife Areas and is seeking public input at a meeting at Waitsburg Town Hall on Wed., May 24 from 6-8 p.m. The Blue Mountain...

 

Rainbow Lake to Close for Construction

DAYTON - Rainbow Lake, in the W.T. Wooten Wildlife Area will be closed from June 1 through mid-September for a construction project, according to Washington State Department of Wildlife officials. Campground three will be closed during the...

 

Patriotic jeep tour send-off

WAITSBURG - Community members are invited to attend a send-off for Bob Brock as he begins his Patriotic Jeep Tour, on Sat., May 13 at 9 a.m. at Town Hall. Learn more at the Patriot Jeep page on Facebook....

 

Free Movie & Fall Musical Info.

DAYTON – TVAC Productions will hold an informational meeting for this year’s fall musical, The King & I, on May 16 at 6:30 p.m. at the Liberty Theater. Anyone interested in participating, on stage or behind the scenes, is encouraged to attend....

 

Commercial Club Awards

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club will meet Tues., May 16 at Waitsburg Town Hall to recognize the 2017 Community Service recipienta and Business of the Year. Tickets may be purchased at www.eventbrite.com or at the door. If purchasing at...

 

Free Sports Physicals May 19

WALLA WALLA – Providence St. Mary Medical Center, will offer free sports physicals in the Walla Walla High School gym from 3-7 p.m. No appointments are needed. Physicals will be offered to students in grades six through 11, from all area schools....

 

Envision Dayton 2039

DAYTON - Dayton residents attended an Envision Dayton 2039 workshop, sponsored by the city last week at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall. The purpose of the workshop was to survey residents about what they like about Dayton, what should be retained, and...

 

Best Western Receives Recognition

DAYTON – Dayton’s Best Western Plus Hotel and Suites received the Champion Customer Care Award at the Best Western Hotels and Resorts’ District II meeting, held in Vancouver, B.C. last week. The honor was given to properties demonstrating...

 

Patriotic Send-off

WAITSBURG – The community is invited to join Bob Brock as he begins his journey toward Washington D.C. on his America’s Patriotic Jeep Tour, in a send-off at 9 a.m. on Mon., May 15 at Waitsburg Town Hall. Brock will cross the country while...

 

Spring Bands Concert

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg 5th - 12th graders are ready to present their spring music for the year in a concert in the WHS auditorium on Mon., May 8 at 7 p.m. The fifth grade will lead with the Frere Jacques round and Regal March, followed by the sicth...

 

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

POMEROY – The May Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will be held at the Pataha Four Mill located at 50 Hutchens Hill Road in Pomeroy on May 10, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The lunch is $10 and will be catered by Louise Von Vogt and crew....

 

County Seeks Human Services Advisory Board Members

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – Walla Walla County is seeking up to five members on the Human Services Advisory Board. The board is responsible for assisting the Dept. of Community Health in determining needs and setting priorities for services, and assists i...

 

Waitsburg's Got Talent!

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Elementary School students will share their talents with the public at the second annual Waitsburg’s Got Talent! show held at the WHS auditorium on Fri., April 28 at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and the public is encouraged...

 

Preston Hall Wins Achievement Award

WAITSBURG – Preston Hall Middle School received recognition from the State Board of Education as a recipient of the 2016 Washington Achievement Award for Math Growth. Award winners are selected using statewide assessment data for the previous...

 

Service Award Nominations

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Commercial Club is accepting nominations for the 2017 Community Service Award (formerly Citizen of the Year) and 2017 Business of the Year through Fri., April 28. Nominations can be sent to waitsburgcc@icloud.com or mailed...

 

Support for Unpaid Caregivers

DAYTON – Two classes, providing for unpaid caregivers will begin May 10 in Dayton. The classes are free but pre-registration is required by May 3. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six-week course to help caregivers develop self-care tools...

 

Exchange Host Families Needed

ASSE International Student Exchange Programs is looking for local families to host boys and girls between the ages of 15-58 from a variety of countries including: Norway, Denmark, Spain, Italy, and Japan. The students are eager to experience...

 

Blue Mountain Trails Workshop

DAYTON - The Blue Mountain Region Trails project planning team has scheduled four meetings in May, the first of which will take place in Dayton on May 1, 2017 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Pavilion, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. An overview of the...

 

Home and School Carnival

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association is hosting their annal school carnival on Fri., April 21 from 5:30-7:30 in the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room. Funds from the event will help pay for all the school supplies for... Full story

 

NHS Hosts Blood Drive

WAITSBURG – The WHS National Honor Society will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Mon., April 24 from 1-6 p.m. at the WHS gymnasium. The goal for the drive is 28 units and it is requested that donors pre-sign. Donors can schedule an...

 

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