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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,...

 

Clarkston/Lewiston YWCA "SOUP-port" Fundraiser

LEWISTON - The YWCA of Clarkston/Lewiston, which serves Columbia County for victims of domestic-related crimes and incidents, will be holding its annual SOUPport fundraiser on Feb. 23, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. At this annual event, the public is...

 

AAUW Book Sale, Feb. 16-18

WALLA WALLA – The 43rd Annual American Association of University Women book sale will take place at the Marcus Whitman Hotel Feb. 16-18. Children 14 and younger each receive one free book from the children’s section. The sale includes...

 

Teen Love & Logic Parenting Class

WALLA WALLA – A new session of Love & Logic parenting classes, beginning Feb. 27, will focus on raising teenagers. The classes will be hosted by Pioneer Middle School and will run on Feb. 27 and March 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 5:30-8 p.m. The free...

 

Mardi Gras Party

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library will host a Mardi Gras Party on Feb. 13 from 6-8 p.m. in the Delany Room. The is a free community event. The evening will include traditional Mardi Gras foods, crafts for kids and adults, games and...

 

Columbia REA to Sell Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC

DAYTON - The Columbia Rural Electric Association (REA) announced in a press release on Tues., Jan. 30 that they will sell their Dayton office to NW Straw Pulp, LLC. Columbia REA will cease business in the Dayton location, located at 115 Main Street,...

 

CCHS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

DAYTON—The public is invited to a special ribbon cutting ceremony and guided tours to mark the grand re-opening of the Columbia County Health System, following the completion of the hospital renovation and enhancement project.The ceremony will...

 

Helicopter crash kills 1, injures 2 during mule deer research

GARFIELD COUNTY – One crew member was killed and two were injured when a private helicopter flying under contract with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) crashed in Garfield County while performing a mule deer study on Sat.,...

 

Senior Night, Feb. 3

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg will honor senior athletes prior to Saturday’s game against St. John-Endicott in Waitsburg. The girls’ game begins at 5 p.m. with the senior athletes being recognized at 4:40 p.m. Male athletes will be honored prior to...

 

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