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Fort Walla Walla Museum Ice Cream Social

WALLA WALLA – Fort Walla Walla Museum will host its annual ice cream social from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sun., Aug. 20 on the museum lawn, located at 755 Myra Road, Walla Walla. There will be entertainment for the whole family and ice cream is free...

 

Are You Registered for School?

WAITSBURG – All Waitsburg School District students, both new and returning, need to register the week of Aug. 21-24. That week, all school offices will be open from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m., Mon., Wed., and Thurs. and from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. on Tues. to...

 

Campground No. 3 and Deer Lake Closures

COLUMBIA COUNTY - Campground No. 3 and the access road to Deer Lake are going to be closed longer than originally anticipated, as construction to Rainbow Lake begins this week. For more information contact Kari Dingman, DFW, Assistant Wildlife Area...

 

Lyons Ferry Marina Public Input Meeting

The Port of Columbia County has scheduled a public meeting on Wed., Aug. 23 from 6-8 p.m. at the KOA Lyons Ferry Marina restaurant, to get public input on the updated facilities plan design. Several options will be presented for consideration and...

 

Health and Well-being Survey

OUCHET VALLEY – Through last year’s series of Community Conversations meetings the Community Council learned that Health and Well-being is a top priority in the region. A workgroup is currently seeking additional input on priorities, activities,...

 

Farm-to Table Dinner, Aug. 19

On Aug. 19, the Blue Mountain Station Co-op and local food producers are sponsoring “Savor Summer,” a farm-to-table dinner, featuring whole lamb with chimichurri sauce, grilled vegetables, wheat berry salad and grilled garlic bread. Starters may...

 

State Parks Seek Snowmobile Advisory Committee Member

OLYMPIA – The Wash. State Parks and Recr. Commission needs snowmobilers from eastern Washington to serve on the state Snowmobile Advisory Committee. The committee will have two vacancies this fall and one must be filled by a resident of Adams,...

 

Free Mobile Food Bank

DAYTON – The Free Mobile Food Bank will visit Dayton on Thurs., Sept. 28 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from noon – 2 p.m. Bring a box to take your food home. Volunteers are needed to open boxes, bag produce and hand out food. If you would...

 

First Annual Coaches Conference, Aug. 14

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Public Schools will host the First Annual Walla Walla Community Coaches’ Conference on Mon., Aug. 14 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Walla Walla High School. The free one-day conference for district coaches and local youth...

 

Waitsburg School Board Date Change

WAITSBURG – The August Waitsburg School Board meeting has been changed from Wed., Aug. 9 to Tues., Aug. 15....

 

Prescott Parks & Rec Time Change, Car Show, and Pool Close Date

PRESCOTT – The regular meeting of the Prescott Joint Park & Recreation District has been changed from Aug. 10 to Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. in the district office at 101 S. D St., Ste. A. A car show will be held in Prescott Part on Sat., Aug 12 from noon...

 

Swim the Snake, Aug. 12

LYONS FERRY – The fifth annual Swim the Snake fundraiser will take place at Lyons Ferry Marina on Aug. 12. Registration is at 9 a.m. and closes at 10:30 a.m. Paddlers will assemble at the marina launch at 11 a.m. with the open water swim...

 

Tourism Grants Info. Meeting

WALLA WALLA COUNTY – An informal meeting about the availability of grant funds to support tourism in the county will be held at 4 p.m. on Mon., Aug. 14 at the Commissioners’ Chambers (314 W. Main, Walla Walla). The Walla Walla County Lodging Tax...

 

Waitsburg High School Sports Info Night

WAITSBURG – A high school sports information night is scheduled for Mon., Aug 7 at 7 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School auditorium. All high school athletes interested in playing fall sports are requested to attend, along with their...

 

Prescott Car Show

PRESCOTT – The Prescott Joint Parks & Recreation District will hold a car show in the Prescott Park on Sat., Aug. 12 from noon to 3 p.m. There is no entry fee. Simply come to the park and enjoy the shade and company. Hot dogs will be available for...

 

PJPRD Meeting Change

PRESCOTT – The regular meeting of the Prescott Joint Park and Recreation District Board of Commissioners meeting has been changed from Thurs., Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. to Mon. Aug. 14 at 5 p.m. The change is to accommodate commissioners that will be out...

 

Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

WAITSBURG – The August Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will take place Aug. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall. The cost is $10 and the meal will be catered by Laura Hall of Milton-Freewater, Ore. August’s speaker is Mary Dundas...

 

Tucannon Road Disruption Coming

DAYTON - A Large Helicopter Project is planned for the Tucannon River from July 24, and will be on-going for the following 5-7 days. There will be periodic road closures during that time when the helicopter is hauling trees and boulders over the...

 

Waitsburg Cross-Country Signup

WAITSBURG – Athletes interested in participating in cross-country in fall 2017 are requested to email Waitsburg Schools Superintendent Dr. Mishra at jmishra@waitsburgsd.org or call the main office (509-337-6301) as soon as possible. Numbers are...

 

Free Swim Day, July 22

WAITSBURG – An anonymous donor has rented the Waitsburg City Pool to be open to the public on Sat., July 29 from 1-5 p.m. Remaining free swim days are: July 22 – Friends of the Waitsburg Pool July 29 – Anonymous Donor August 12 – Waitsburg...

 

Firewise Workshop

DIXIE – Area fire districts will host a FireWise Workshop in Dixie on July 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the building next to the WWCFD8 fire station, located at 10145 E. Hwy. 12. Hosts will provide an update on the 2017 fire...

 

Pioneer Kids Camp, July 18

WALLA WALLA – Fort Walla Walla Museum will host a Pioneer Kids Camp on July 18 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Children ages 9-11 are invited to attend at a cost of $30 ($25 for FWMM members), which includes a pizza lunch and souvenir. Kids will have...

 

Star Party at BMS

DAYTON - The Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library are sponsoring a star viewing party at the Blue Mountain Station, at 700 Artisan Way, in Dayton, on July 21. Guest speakers include; Marty Scott, Astronomy Instructor at Walla Walla College, Jeff...

 

Jams in July Class

DAYTON – The Blue Mountain Station will host the second of three educational classes in their canning series on Sun., July 30 from 1-3 p.m. The class will cover the principles of preparing and canning jams to ensure quality and food safety....

 

CORRECTION: NO PRESCOTT PARK CONCERTS

PRESCOTT - Last week The Times reported that the Prescott Parks & Rec. District had scheduled concerts by the Tri-Cities Steel Drum Band and Hand Picked Gospel band. That information was taken from the PJPRD website, and was outdated. There are...

 

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