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Ten Years Ago February 21, 2008 Waitsburg’s John Gertsch has been named to the Blue Mountain League, All –Conference first team BML officials announced recently. Cardinal teammate Kathy Weston was named to the All Conference Second Team Former...

 

Ken Beasley - May 26, 1944 - Feb. 9, 2018

In Loving Memory Ken Beasley, who was a loving husband, father, brother, friend, mentor, teacher, and principal, passed away on February 9th, 2018. He was 73. Ken was born May 26, 1944, in Richmond, CA, to Wilbur Beasley and Mary Ghigonetto Beasley....

 

Darkest Hour

Some characters, no matter how eccentric or brazen or otherwise unattractive, appear on the world stage at just the right time to accomplish what needs to be done. This seems to be true in the arts, the sciences and in the political arena. Winston Ch...

 

Birthdays

February 22: Cheri Maxwell, Gerald Morgan, Charles Morgan, Tristien Cook, Alexandra Bloor, Betty Crabtree, Nicole Eastwood. February 23: John A. Reese, Jay Thomas, Jane Conover Waldher, Jason Cook, Becky Harshman, Margaret Gibson, Heidi Sickles and...

 

Black Beans & Rice

This week it was a toss-up between brownies made with avocados and sweet potatoes, and this one. So the brownies will be next week. If you have a large family, this recipe is for you. If you are...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 14. 2008 A picture of a handsome young fella turning 50 on the 17th is none other than Loyal Baker Columbia County Health Systems is excited for their second speaker in the “We Can Do It, Get Fit, Get Well, Get Educated” se...

 

Kenneth "Ken" Beasley

Kenneth “Ken” Beasley, 73 of Waitsburg, died Friday, February 9, 2018 in the Providence St. Mary Medical Center, Walla Walla.  Arrangements are pending and are entrusted to Mountain View-Colonial DeWitt, 1551 Dalles Military Road, Walla Walla,...

 

Birth Announcement - Hubbard

Marell Patricia Hubbard was welcomed into this world by her loving parents Miles Hubbard & Stephanie Thomas and her brothers Doyle Vaughn & Jasper Streeter Hubbard on December 22, 2017 at...

 

January Building Permits

Dayton: 425 E Dayton Ave, Costello, Gloria: Install air handler and heat pump. 208 E Washington St, Nautilus Investment Properties: Re-sheetrock upstairs, repair sagging floor, remove load bearing wall replacing with engineered beam. 102 W Patit...

 

Birthdays

February 15: Ephraimia Reese, Andrew Wertz, Neta Henze McKenzie, Joe McCown Jr., Ansehl Hofer, Christina Hofer, Jack Otterson, Stacy Ashcroft and Wanda Witt, Andrew Wertz. February 16: Jason Eaton, Mike R. Mayberry and Loren Eng. February 17: Loyal...

 

No-Bake Energy Bites

These were served at our church coffee hour and were very tasty. The comment was that these could replace sugary desserts and also have nutritional value. I am a confessed sugar addict. I plan my...

 

Edith Louise Massey

Edith Louise Massey, 100 years old, died January 30, 2018 at Booker Rest Home, Dayton, Washington. Edith was born December 5, 1917 in Chicago, Illinois to Pauline and Edward Seidel. When she was...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 14, 2008 A desire to reconnect with Waitsburg, make a significant local investment in Waitsburg’s economic development and be close to family – no doubt – are what prompted Travis and Deb Larsen to become owners of the...

 

What's New at the Libraries

Weller Public Library 212 Main Street, Waitsburg Hours: Mon. and Thurs. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed noon -1 p.m.) Sat. 10 a.m. - noon Storytime: Mon. 10:30 a.m. “Hardcore Twenty-Four,” by Janet Evanovich (mystery/thriller) – Brain-eating zombies...

 

Cookie Monster's Cookie Dough

This recipe comes from Big Birds Busy Book, which came out in the ‘70’s and the same time my 2 young sons watched Sesame Street. I have made this recipe numerous times and it’s my “go to” sugar cookie recipe. The dough is soft, rich, and...

 

Birthdays

February 8: Talen Larsen, Doug Beckel, Betty Klundt, Penny Jones, Karen Hansen, Jani Jansen, Judy White and Judy Helm Gross. February 9: Gabe Hofer, Thomas House. February 10: Susan Kenney, Betty Harpe, Ryan Wertz and Sara Wilson, Ryan Wertz....

 

Barbara Ann Weaver, nee Bachmann or Barbara A. (Bachmann) Weaver

Rode her sorrel pony Skookum bareback over the wheat fields her daddy farmed in the foothills of the Blue Mountains, skied those hills on pine planks with her beloved siblings Fritz and Margaret,...

 

Iola Lee Bramhall

Iola Lee Bramhall, a lifelong resident of the Dayton area, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2018 at her home along the banks of Patit Creek surrounded by her loving family. She was 97. A Memorial...

 

Pioneer Portraits - February 2, 2018

Ten Years Ago February 7, 2008 Administrations at Waitsburg and Prescott school districts will now delve into the “nuts and bolts, the nitty-gritty” of combining middle and high school athletics between the two schools following approval by the...

 

Birthdays - Feb. 2 - Feb. 8

February 2: Lacy Wood, Grant Garrett, Lauren Broom-Vjoertomt and Brandon White. February 3: Ryan Neal, Ben Turner, Norman Hansen, Robert Weller, Eric Rohde, Mike Gauch, Joe Watson and Chris Walker. February 4: Morgan Baker, Chelsey Smith, Meredith...

 

Strange But True

* It was Italian novelist, philosopher and university professor Umberto Eco who made the following sage observation: “Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at ti...

 

Moments In Time

* On Feb. 7, 1914, the silent film “Kid Auto Races at Venice” premieres featuring the actor Charlie Chaplin in his first screen appearance as the “Little Tramp.” * On Feb. 9, 1942, the Normandie, the first major liner to cross the Atlantic...

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

A Mediterranean salad made with chickpeas, black beans, lots of fresh herbs and lemon juice. I saw a piece of paper in the fax, and 99.9% of the time it is insurance advertisement or wonderful trips...

 

Now Here's a Tip

* If your dryer is taking a long time to run its cycle and the clothes STILL aren’t dry, check your lint trap. Follow the hose all the way to the end, and be sure to check the grate that is in place where the hose exits an exterior wall. Lint can b...

 

Kenneth D. Lightfoot

Kenneth D Lightfoot, 80, of Bullhead City, AZ passed away January 12, 2018. Following his wishes there will be no services. Ken was born Oct 3, 1937 in Walla Walla, WA to Herman Charles & Ina M...

 

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