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 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 27, 2017 

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

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...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

Free Skin Cancer Screenings

WALLA WALLA – A free screening for skin cancer will be held May 10 from 5-7 p.m. at the Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center. Registration begins April 25. If anything of concern is discovered, patients will be referred back to their primary...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

Waitsburg's Got Talent, April 24

WAITSBURG – Mark your calendars! Waitsburg Elementary and Middle School students will share their talents and skills in the second annual Waitsburg’s Got Talent! event on Mon., April 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school auditorium. This night of...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

Liberty Theater Accessibility Screenings

DAYTON – The Liberty Theater will offer closed caption screenings with specific films. Upcoming closed caption screenings include A United Kingdom at 2 p.m. on April 25 and Going in Style at 2 p.m. on Tues., May 2. The theater also offers hearing...

 
 News Briefs    April 20, 2017

RC&D Council Hosts Annual Meeting

WALLA WALLA – The Blue Mountain Resource Conservation and Development Council will host its annual meeting on Thurs., April 20, 2017 at the Walla Walla Regional Airport conference room at 11:30 a.m.. The fifth anniversary of the organization’s...

 
 News Briefs    April 13, 2017

Easter Cantata

DAYTON – The Dayton United Brethren Church Choir (1106 S. 4th) will present “Unfailing Love!” and Easter Cantata on Sun., April 16 at 10:45 a.m. All are invited....

 
 News Briefs    April 13, 2017

Prescott Lions Breakfast

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Lions Club will serve a fundraising breakfast on April 15 with all proceeds going to the Blue Mountain Humane Society. Breakfast will be served from 8-11 a.m. at the Prescott Lions Club Building located at Highway 124 and...

 
 News Briefs    April 13, 2017

SWIM the SNAKE Registrations Open

LYONS FERRY, Wash. – Registrations are open for the fifth annual SWIM the SNAKE event held at Lyons Ferry Marina and Lyons Ferry State Park on Sat., Aug. 12. Registration and all event information can be found at www.swimthesnake.org In addition...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

Combined Palm Sunday Service

DAYTON – The First Congregational and First United Methodist churches will worship together at the First Congregational Church (214 S. Third), at 11 a.m. on Palm Sunday, April 9. Palm Sunday celebrates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem and also sets...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

The Blackwood Legacy Performs

STARBUCK – Nashville, Tenn. gospel band, The Blackwood Legacy, will perform at the Starbuck Community Church (110 Main St., Starbuck) on Tues., April 11 at 7 p.m. The non-denominational, community event is free and all are welcome. A love offering...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

Ninth-Annual Spring Bingo

DAYTON – Dayton American Legion Post No. 42, along with the Blue Mountain Heritage Society, are sponsoring the ninth-annual Spring Bingo on Saturday. Spring Bingo will take place in the multipurpose room at Dayton Elementary School. Doors will...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

Waitsburg's Cookin' Kids

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg fifth grade class has produced a cookbook titled, Waitsburg’s Cookin’ Kids. Proceeds from sales from the cookbook, which includes recipes from Waitsburg schools students and staff, will support the fifth grade ski...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

Weller FOL Update

WAITSBURG – Lisa Winnett and Doris Hulce donated $100 each to the Weller Friends of the Library to cover book purchases for the month of June. The FOL is looking for a community member that would be willing to be a parade float chairman for the...

 
 News Briefs    April 6, 2017

Free Pancake Breakfast

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church will host a free pancake breakfast at 9:30 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 16. Bring the family and invite friends. Worship to follow at 11 a.m....

 
 News Briefs    March 30, 2017

Waitsburg-Coppei Flood Control District Board Members Sought

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – The Waitsburg-Coppei Flood Control District Board of Directors has been inactive for some years and currently has three open positions. There is an interest in reactivating the district to assist with flood control activities...

 
 News Briefs    March 30, 2017

James Christensen Tribute

DAYTON - The Wenaha Gallery in Dayton is holding a James Christensen Tribute/Pamela Claflin Show on Sat., April 1 from 1-4 p.m. Every Christensen artwork, porcelain, book, DVD, and puzzle will be on display in the gallery and for sale. Kennewick...

 
 News Briefs    March 30, 2017

Christian Women's Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The April Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will be held on Wed., April 12 at Waitsburg Town Hall at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $10 and the meal will be catered by Melissa Weatherford of Grassroots Gourmet Catering Company. Two-time...

 
 News Briefs    March 30, 2017

Prescott Lions Club Breakfasts

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Lions Club hosts third weekend breakfasts each month at the Lion’s Club Building located at 124and “D” Street in Prescott, from 8 – 11 a.m. Meals are $8 and all proceeds go to fund community functions and help the...

 

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