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Prescott Library Book Club, with Local Author

PRESCOTT - With the remodel of the Prescott Library, the Walla Walla Rural Library District has announced the return of a classic Library Program, the Book Club. Participants may sign up by checking out a copy of Local Author Martin McCaw’s book,...

 

Dayton Lions Crab Dinner

DAYTON - The public is invited to a crab dinner and dance fund raiser for the Dayton Lions Club on Saturday, March 10 from 5 to 9 p.m., at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Listen and dance to Texas Country and Classic Rock provided by Daniel Faller,...

 

Clarkston/Lewiston YWCA "SOUP-port" Fundraiser

LEWISTON - The YWCA of Clarkston/Lewiston, which serves Columbia County for victims of domestic-related crimes and incidents, will be holding its annual SOUPport fundraiser on Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At this annual event, the public is...

 

AAUW Book Sale, Feb. 16-18

WALLA WALLA – The 43rd Annual American Association of University Women book sale will take place at the Marcus Whitman Hotel Feb. 16-18. Children 14 and younger each receive one free book from the children’s section. The sale includes...

 

Teen Love & Logic Parenting Class

WALLA WALLA – A new session of Love & Logic parenting classes, beginning Feb. 27, will focus on raising teenagers. The classes will be hosted by Pioneer Middle School and will run on Feb. 27 and March 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 5:30-8 p.m. The free...

 

Mardi Gras Party

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library will host a Mardi Gras Party on Feb. 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Delany Room. The is a free community event. The evening will include traditional Mardi Gras foods, crafts for kids and adults, games and...

 

Columbia REA to Sell Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC

DAYTON - The Columbia Rural Electric Association (REA) announced in a press release on Tues., Jan. 30 that they will sell their Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC. Columbia REA will cease business in the Dayton location, located at 115 Main Street,...

 

CCHS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

DAYTON—The public is invited to a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours to mark the grand re-opening of the Columbia County Health System, following the completion of the hospital renovation and enhancement project.The ceremony will...

 

Helicopter crash kills 1, injures 2 during mule deer research

GARFIELD COUNTY – One crew member was killed and two were injured when a private helicopter flying under contract with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) crashed in Garfield County while performing a mule deer study on Sat.,...

 

Senior Night, Feb. 3

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg will honor senior athletes prior to Saturday’s game against St. John-Endicott in Waitsburg. The girls’ game begins at 5 p.m. with the senior athletes being recognized at 4:40 p.m. Male athletes will be honored prior to...

 

water Bottling Permit is a bad idea

Dear Editor, This is in regards to Perry Dozier’s request for a water bottling permit from his well. I am going to speak plainly on this, and I hope that people will think about it seriously...this is nothing but greed. It has a great potential...

 

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The February Women’s Connection Luncheon will be held on Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at Waitsburg Town Hall, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Ruth Shearer will cater. Speaker Diane Bassett from Chehalis, Wash. will share on how sowing...

 

GEAR UP Career Day

WALLA WALLA – WSU GEAR UP and WWCC will host a morning of career exploration on March 26 for approximately 650 eighth graders from Dayton, Prescott, Touchet, Pioneer, Garrison and Sager middle schools. Student will rotate through three...

 

Tucannon River to Receive Salmon Carcasses

DAYTON - More than 700 adult salmon carcasses from hatcher spawning will be deposited in the Tucannon River on Jan. 27 to enhance nutrients for fish. Many of the carcasses from the Lyons Ferry Fish Hatchery range from 20-30 pounds. They will be...

 

Walla Walla Dance Company Presents 'Spinderellas'

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Dance Company will present its winter show, ‘Spinderellas,’ at Cordiner Hall on Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 general/$20 reserved and can be purchased at the door or at Earthlight Books in Walla Walla....

 

Powerhouse Theater to Show Holocaust Survivor Documentary

WALLA WALLA – The Gesa Powerhouse Theater will show the Holocaust survivor’s documentary, Big Sonia, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. Seating is reserved and is $10 for students and $15 for adults. Tickets should be...

 

Veterans Advisory Board Positions Reopened

WALLA WALLA – After receiving no applications, Walla Walla County had reopened the process seeking five applicants on the Veterans’ Relief Advisory Board (VRAB). The VRAB is responsible to advise the county commissioners, in coordination with...

 

Little Kids Basketball Camp

WAITSBURG – Youth who want to learn and improve basketball skills are invited to the Waitsburg High School gym for kid’s camp on Saturday mornings from 9 – 10:30 a.m. The volunteer-run camp will run Jan. 13 – Feb. 3. Camp is intended for...

 

PJPRD Elects New Officers

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Joint Park & Recreation District elected new officers at their Jan. 11 meeting. Carina Stillman is board chair and Chris Oliver was elected vice-chairman. Sue Kimzey, Patsy Adams and Doug Venn round out the board. The board...

 

Library Open on Saturdays

WAITSBURG – The Weller Public Library has new winter hours which includes a short opening on Saturdays. The library is open Mondays and Thursdays from 10 .m. – 5 p.m, (closed noon – 1 p.m. for lunch), and Saturday from 10 a.m. – noon....

 

BMS Hosts Free Business Workshop

DAYTON – Washington State Department of Agriculture staff will offer a workshop titled “Strengthening Your Small Scale Value-Added Food, Farm, or Food Processing Business” on Mon., Jan. 29 at the Blue Mountain Co-op Market (700 Artisan Way) at...

 

Daughters of the Pioneers Scholarship

he Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter 12 grants one $75 scholarship each year to the descendant of a pioneer who established residence in Washington during or prior to the year 1870, or in Oregon during the year 1853, or in Idaho during...

 

United Way Community Service Scholarship

WALLA WALLA – Sports aren’t the only way youth can earn a varsity letter. Three years ago, United Way of Walla Walla County began a program that allows youth to earn a varsity letter through community service, and now they have added a...

 

Peking Acrobats Visit Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – The Peking Acrobats will visit Cordiner Hall on Tues., Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. The performance is part of the Symphony Series and is sponsored in part by Ashby Law. With daring maneuvers, amazing displays of contortion, flexibility and...

 

Blue Mountain Region Trails Celebration

WALLA WALLA - The public is invited to celebrate the completion of the Blue Mountain Region Trails Plan at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Community Building. The celebration will begin with a brief presentation of the...

 

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