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Providence Restricts Visitors Due to Flu

WALLA WALLA – Providence St. Mary Medical has placed restrictions on visitors due to the widespread flu in the Walla Walla area. Visitors must be either members of the immediate family or individuals age 18 or older. An exception is in the Birth...

 

Veteran's Relief Board Applicants Needed

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County has five openings on the Veterans’ Relief Advisory Board (VRAB). The board is responsible to advise the county commissioners, in coordination with the Dept. of Human Services, on the needs of local indigent...

 

Dayton Chamber Director Let Go

DAYTON – Dayton Chamber of Commerce Director Justin Nix was terminated from his position on Tuesday morning, effective immediately, according to chamber board president Bill Clemens. Clemens said that the Chamber has decided it needs to move in a...

 

Dayton-Waitsburg Athletic/ACTIVITIES Combine Meeting, Jan. 8

WAITSUBURG – The Waitsburg School District will host an athletic/activities community combine meeting on Mon., Jan. 8, at 6 p.m. in the elementary school library, located at 184 Academy St. in Waitsburg. The format will be similar to the meeting...

 

Winter Break Lunches and Activities

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Resource Center will provide holiday activities and lunches for children of all ages at the Christian Church (corner of Main and 6th St.) on the following days: Tues., Wed., Thurs., Dec. 26, 27, 28 and Jan. 2, 3, and 4....

 

East Coast New Year's Eve

DAYTON – Ring in the New Year at the Liberty Theater with a special screening of The African Queen, the 1951 classic World War I adventure starring Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn. Directed by legendary director John Huston, the film tells...

 

Wildhorse Gifts $18,000 to Boys & Girls Club

DAYTON – Thanks to the Wildhorse Foundation of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation recently awarded a $18,346 grant to the Boys and Girls Club of Dayton. The funds will allow the organization to add heating units to the east...

 

Columbia County Adopts 2018 Budget

DAYTON—The Board of County Commissioners has adopted the final 2018 current expense fund in the amount of $4,521,893 and the 2018 various budgets in the amount of $5,874,285. The 2018 Public Work Department budget, with total authorized...

 

Ski Bluewood Opened Friday

DAYTON – Ski Bluewood began its 2017-18 season a bit later than usual, but opened the mountain just in time for winter break. Snow sport enthusiasts were welcomed to Bluewood on opening day, Fri., Dec. 22 “We’re off to a bit slower start this y...

 

Wrestling Workshop

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla Parks and Recreation will offer a winter wrestling workshop for ages 5-13 will be held Dec. 26-28 at the Wa-Hi big gym wrestling room from 9-11 a.m. The camp is open to all skill levels and includes a free T-shirt....

 

TVAC Endowment Fund

DAYTON - The Touchet Valley Arts Council announces that, through the generosity of a group of donors, an endowment fund has recently been established with the Blue Mountain Community Foundation. The TVAC Endowment Fund will contribute, in...

 

First Day Hike at Palouse Falls

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Kick off the New Year with a First Day Hike at Palouse Falls State Park at 10 a.m. on Jan. 1. Enjoy views of the official state waterfall while learning about area flora, fauna and geology during this guided one-mile hike....

 

Christian Women's Luncheon/Auction

WAITSBURG – The January Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon will be held at Waitsburg Town Hall at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 10. The meal is $10 and will be catered by Jennifer Hutchens of Pomeroy. Cathy Rasley, from Walla Walla, will talk about...

 

Cardinal Ornament Fundraiser

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg High School FCCLA ( Family, Community, Career Leaders of America) is selling Cardinal ornaments as a club fundraiser. The shatterproof silver ornaments with a red Cardinal make a great gift for Cardinal fans, future...

 

WWCC Winter Break Basketball Camp

WALLA WALLA - WWCC is hosting a basketball camp for elementary students at the WWCC Deitrich Dome on Dec. 27. Boys and girls in grades 1-3 will meet from 9-1 a.m. and boys and girls in grades 4-6 will meet from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.. Head...

 

Stocking Stuffer Saturday

WAITSBURG – Looking for last-minute Christmas gifts? Waitsburg is the place to be this weekend on “Stocking Stuffer Saturday,” Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Main Street businesses will be encouraging last-minute shoppers to finish up their...

 

Community Christmas Concert

WAITSBURG – The annual Community Christmas Concert will take place at the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. on Sun. Dec. 17. Enjoy an evening of Christmas carols performed by the Waitsburg Community Christmas Choir and many local...

 

​Blue Christmas Service

DAYTON – This season of Advent, Christmas and holly-jollies also offers moments for stillness and contemplation about how we live our lives, the things that bring joy, and the places that feel tender in our hearts and minds. Shorter days, longer...

 

Michael Bates Retires

WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla Countty Commissioners invite the public to attend a retirement open house for Michael “Mike” Bates on Tues., Dec. 19 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the County Public Health and Legislative Building located at 314 W. Main....

 

No Heat in Preston Hall

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg middle school students were relocated Mon., Dec. 4 following a malfunction of the electrical panel on Sunday night. As a precaution, the district turned off heat to the building until it could be determined that there were no...

 

Waitsburg Schools Christmas Concert, Dec. 11

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg 5th – 12th grade musicians will present their annual Christmas Concert – “Swingle Bells!” – on Mon., Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School auditorium. The excited fifth graders will be performing their...

 

Breakfast with Santa

DAYTON – Local children are invited to enjoy breakfast with Santa at the Dayton First Congregational Church, located at 214 S. 3rd St. on Sun. Dec. 9 from 8-10 a.m....

 

Hot Cocoa With Santa

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg students will want to be sure and show up for school a bit early to enoy hot cocoa with Santa on Fri., Dec. 15 in the elementary multipurpose room. Santa will be available for visits from 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. and breakfast...

 

Pearl Harbor Day Potluck

WAITSBURG – All veterans and their families are invited to attend a Pearl Harbor Day potluck dinner buffet on Dec. 7, at 5 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall....

 

December at the Dayton Library

DAYTON - Family Story Time is moving to the first Thursday of each month at the Dayton Memorial Library. This month Family Story Time will be held at 6 p.m. on Dec. 7, in the Delany Room. Come to the Children’s Gratitude Party at the library on...

 

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