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Spring book sale

DAYTON – The Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library Spring Book sale will be held this weekend at 250 E. Main St. Hours are Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p. m., and on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. Books are 50 cents per inch when stacked...

 

Dementia Workshops Planned for May

DAYTON – Southeast Washington Aging and Long-Term care is offering workshops on care for dementia patients at the Columbia County Senior Center on May 1 and 2. Topics will include understanding and recognizing the differences between “normal”...

 

Dayton 3rd St. Sale May 5

DAYTON – Dayton’s annual 3rd Street Yard Sale will be held Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. South Third Street will be closed during the sale from Main Street to Park Street. The Liberty Theater and several Dayton churches will participate...

 

Help with Heating Bills Available

WALLA WALLA – Blue Mountain Action Council reports that it has Washington State Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program grant dollars available to help pay down heating bills for low-income individuals and families in Columbia, Garfield, and...

 

Earth Day Celebration at Best Western

DAYTON – Children of all ages and their parents are invited to make fun craft projects in honor of Earth Day at the Best Western Plus Hotel and Suites in Dayton on Friday, April 20, from 3:30-5 p.m. The hotel is located at 507 E Main...

 

Public Safety Tele-communicators Week – April 9-15

DAYTON—Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed April 9 through April 15 Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Lisa Caldwell, Columbia County Emergency Management Services Director, would like to give a shout out for her staff, who are...

 

Dayton/Columbia County Fund Applications Open

DAYTON – The Dayton/Columbia County Washington Fund Committee is accepting applications for 2018 grant money. The deadline for accepting applications is May 1, 2018. The fund is comprised of donations by community-minded people for the purpose of...

 

HASA Spring Carnival April 13

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association will hold its annual Spring Carnival April 13 at Waitsburg Elementary School. The carnival will feature indoor and outdoor games, including a cake walk, face painting, photo booth and much...

 

The Flamingos Are Coming!

WAITSBURG – Just as the birds return to Capistrano each year, so do the flamingos return to Waitsburg. Except here in the ‘burg, they serve the purpose of raising funds for local FFA members to attend the State FFA Convention, to be held on the...

 

Easter Egg Hunting in the Touchet Valley

Kids in the Touchet Valley will have many opportunities to hunt for colored eggs and other goodies this weekend. Saturday, March 31 Dayton Community Easter Egg Hunt Dayton City Park, 11 a.m. Sponsored by Dayton Kiwanis and Washington Federal Bank...

 

Easter Cantata Sunday

DAYTON – “Beyond the Cross,” an Easter Cantata, will be presented by the Dayton United Brethren Church Choir, this Sunday, April 1, at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. The church is located 1106 S. 4th, Dayton.  All are invited. For more information,...

 

Friends of the Library to hold Spring Book Sale

DAYTON - The Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library Spring Book Sale will be held at 250 E Main St on Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on Sunday, April 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. The thickness of books stacked up against yard sticks at the...

 

Waitsburg Kindergarten Registration

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the fall of 2018 during the week of March 26-29. Registration will be in the elementary office from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m....

 

Waitsburg Community Awards

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club will announce its 2018 Community Service Award and Business of the Year Award at their annual meeting on April 17. The Commercial Club is inviting nominations now for both awards. Last year, Jim Davison was...

 

Bluewood BASH this Weekend

Coming Saturday and Sunday, BASH transports us back to the 80s--neon colors, big hair and, like, the coolest music ever. The popular pond skim splashes down on Saturday (conditions permitting), along with a beer garden, 80s costume contest, and live...

 

WSU Extension Working Forests for Landowners Workshop

DAYTON – The WSU Extension Working for Landowners Workshop is on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Youth Building in Dayton. Natural resources professionals will share information with landowners on how...

 

Columbia County Seeks Volunteers

The Columbia County Commissioners are encouraging anyone who would like to volunteer at the Columbia County Fairgrounds, the Touchet Valley Golf Course, or at some of the county offices, to submit a volunteer application. Applications are available...

 

Prescott Lions Erwin Memorial Scholarship Breakfast

PRESCOTT –  Breakfast will be served March17-18 from 8-11 a.m. at the Prescott Lion’s Club Building located at Highway 124 and “D” Street in Prescott. The Lions will be serving an Irish-themed breakfast this weekend in honor of St....

 

Mother/Son Superhero Bash Fundraiser

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association is hosting a Mother/Son Superhero movie night at the Plaza Theater on Main Street in Waitsburg at 6 p.m. on March 9. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and a screening of Iron Man and Captain America:...

 

Strengthening Families Series Offered

DAYTON – A free seven-week Strengthening Families program, for parents and youth 10-14 years of age, will be offered in Dayton beginning Thurs., March 3 and ending Thurs., May 3, with one week off for spring break. Each session will begin with a...

 

Code Compliance Focus for March

Do you live close to a waterway? The Touchet River and Patit Creek are two main waterways inside the City of Dayton. It is our responsibility to care for the habitats of these waterways by not dumping any material, organic, or not, within the banks...

 

Free Screening of 'Paper Tigers'

WAITSBURG – The public is invited to attend a special screening of Paper Tigers at the Waitsburg Plaza Theater (on Main Street) at 6:30 p.m. on March 19. The award-winning documentary explores the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and...

 

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,...

 

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