The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

News Briefs

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 932



Dayton Students to Speak About Service Project

DAYTON—Earlier this month, five young people from Dayton’s United Methodist and First Congregation Churches traveled to Wellpinit, Wash. to volunteer with Sierra Service Project. As part of a larger group of volunteers, Jacob Holmberg, Justin...

 

Tingstad and Tosten Perform Aug. 23 at Liberty

DAYTON—Eric Tingstad and Carl Tosten will perform separate concerts on Aug. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Liberty Theater in Dayton. Tingstad is a Grammy Award-winning song writer and composer from Seattle. He is best known as a finger style guitarist....

 

Food Distribution Aug. 23

The Blue Mountain Action Council, Thrivent Financial and Dayton’s Redeemer Lutheran Church are sponsoring a free food distribution on Aug. 23 at Columbia County Fairgrounds, from noon until 2 p.m. Volunteers are needed at 10:45 a.m. to help bag...

 

Correction – Delany Room Signup

DAYTON—Last week, The Times reported that signup for use of the Delaney Room at the Dayton Memorial Library is now available online at the library’s website. Library staff has asked us to emphasize that the online feature is an additional signup...

 

Columbia Co. Marijuana Public Hearing

DAYTON—The Columbia County Commissioners have scheduled a public hearing for 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 4. Planning Director Meagan Bailey will present findings of fact regarding the Columbia County Code and new marijuana production, processing and sales...

 

New supervisor for Umatilla National Forest

DAYTON—Staff from the Umatilla National Forest Service headquarters in Pendleton attended the Columbia County Commissioners’ Aug. 6, meeting to introduce the new Umatilla National Forest Supervisor, Eric Watrud. Watrud has been on the job since...

 

Waitsburg Schools Registration

WAITSBURG—Registration for Waitsburg schools will take place in Preston Hall Aug. 20-23. On Aug. 20, 22 and 23, registration will be from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Hours on Aug. 21 will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Associated Student Body fees, sports passes...

 

Extension Director Paul Carter Receives Distinguished Service Award

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Paul Carter, WSU Columbia County Extension Director, received special recognition from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) at its Annual Meeting in...

 

Changes for Delany room Signup Procedure

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library has introduced a new procedure for users of the Delany Room meeting facility to sign up. According to Library Director Dusty Waltner, a calendar has been added to the Dayton Memorial Library website at:...

 

WDFW Seeking Input on Budget Shortfall

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public input into a projected $30 million shortfall in the budget for 2019-21 that will result in program cuts and real impacts to game and non-game species. For the past eight...

 

Missoula Children's Theater Performances

DAYTON – Tickets will go on sale Monday at noon for King Arthur’s Quest, this year’s Missoula Children’s Theater production at the Liberty Theater. Performances are Aug. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 and $8 and are available at the theater...

 

Walla Walla Valley Planning Survey

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization is creating a Rural Mobility Plan for Walla Walla County and connecting areas. The agency is asking for input from citizens to help them understand how people use public...

 

Tall Grass a Fire Hazard

DAYTON - With summer heat in full swing, fire risk is increased. City of Dayton Code Compliance Officer Clint Atteberry says he wants to stress to all city residents that tall grass and weeds are a major source of fire fuel, whether they look to be...

 

Middle School DW Fall Sports Information Night

DAYTON – Prospective athletes and parents from Dayton and Waitsburg middle schools are invited to attend a DW Combine information meeting for fall middle school sports on Aug. 8. The meeting will be held in the Dayton High School auditorium at 7...

 

Public Hearing on Eckler Mtn. Road Closings

DAYTON – A Public Hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 20 by the Board of Columbia County Commissioners to discuss Eckler Mountain road closures and landowner use permits. This meeting will be held in the Commissioners Chambers at 311 East...

 

Vacation Bible School in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Christian Church, at 6th and Main Streets, will sponsor Vacation Bible School for students age 4 through 6th grade. Sessions will be held Aug. 13 – 16 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The theme for this year’s VBS is “Camp Moose on...

 

DW Combine Fall Sports Information Night Aug. 6

WAITSBURG – The Dayton-Waitsburg Athletic Combine will hold its fall sports information night for parents and fall high school athletes on August 6 at 7:00 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School Auditorium. This meeting will be for athletes from both...

 

Missoula Children's Theater Auditions

DAYTON – Two group auditions will be held for this year’s visit from the Missoula Children’s Theatre at the Liberty Theater in Dayton for this year’s production of “King Arthur’s Quest.” The first audition will be August 7 at 2 p.m.,...

 

National Night Out August 7

DAYTON – This year, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will again sponsor its annual National Night Out event. It will be held in the Dayton City Park on Aug. 7 from 5 to 8 p.m. More than 30 displays from local agencies and businesses will be...

 

Local Rainbow Girls to Grand Assembly

YAKIMA – Three Waitsburg Rainbow girls recently attended the Washington/Idaho Jurisdictional Grand Assembly from July 12 – 15 in Yakima. In attendance were Kendra Smith, Annie Trent and Haylee Crow along with Mother Advisor Patricia Wilson and...

 

Benefit for Aimee Harshman's Family

DAYTON – A Taco Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction will be held Saturday for the Family of Aimee (Lewis) Harshman, who recently passed away. It will be held at the Dayton Eagles from 5 to 8 p.m. The evening will include a tattoo raffle, to be held...

 

Summer Celebration Art Show

DAYTON – The Wenaha Gallery in Dayton will hold a special Summer Celebration Art Show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three artists will be on hand to personally show their work: Timber Bronze 53, a family-owned company from Wallowa, Ore., that...

 

Foodstock Saturday at Blue Mountain Station

DAYTON –Blue Mountain Station, will hold its annual Foodstock celebration on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature live music, food truck vendors and a beer and wine garden. Kids will enjoy a tide-dye t-shirt station, face...

 

Rainbow Lake Construction

DAYTON -- The second phase of construction on Rainbow Lake, along the Tucannon River, will begin within the next couple of weeks, according to Kari Dingman, Assistant Wildlife Area Manager at the W. T. Wooten Wildlife Area. Dingman said Campground 3...

 

WW County Temporary Burn Ban

WW County Temporary Burn Ban Walla Walla -- As a result of current extreme weather conditions (high temperatures and breezes forecast), Walla Walla County is declaring a temporary burn ban, effective immediately. The ban will apply to all burning,...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 08/20/2018 13:27