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Jean Rebecca Sunderland

Jean Rebecca Sunderland (Dahl), long time resident of Dayton, passed away January, 20, 2017 in Vancouver, Washington. She was born May 10, 1925 in Chehalis, WA to Arthur and Thelma Dahl and had over...

 

Pioneer Portraits - July 20, 2017

Ten Years Ago July 26, 2007 After going 7-3 during the regular season, the Windermere Girls Softball Team, won the 13-18U championship tournament by winning two games to capture the top trophy. The team consists of Morgan Beckman, Loren Eng, Mayra...

 

Birthdays - Week of July 20

June 21: David Dunn, Dick Harper, Tawnya Nettles, Peggy Brookshire and Anita Baker. June 22: Andy Winnett, Michael Spidell and Paul Cook. June 23: James Lehr, Teresa McConnell, Debbie Shaeffer, Delbert Porter, Michelle Bergevin, Lynn Savage, Jon...

 
 By History Channel    Specials    July 20, 2017 

Moments in Time

* On July 24, 1567, during her imprisonment in Scotland, Mary Queen of Scots is forced to abdicate in favor of her 1-year-old son, later crowned King James VI of Scotland. Twenty-five years earlier, while just six days old, Mary ascended to the...

 

Trivia Test

1. LANGUAGE: What is a kerfuffle? 2. MEDICAL: What are you suffering from if you have a condition called veisalgia? 3. GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: Which famous World War II general had a bull terrier named Willie (named after William the Conquerer)? 4....

 

Strange But True

* It was best-selling author and aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart -- the first female pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean -- who made the following sage observation: “The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 20, 2017 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I’m going to cheat this week and use a recipe I have used before. For several reasons, of which one is, it is a good dessert for this time of year: very lemony. I made this not too long ago and realized I had picked up two instant lemon puddings...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 19, 2007 Grain growers in the Touchet Valley and surrounding countryside should be harvesting in full swing by this weekend. Throughout this week, local farmers started cutting to get the 2007 harvest under way, said J.E. McCaw,...

 

Birthdays

July 14: Karen Gregutt, Brett Tuttle, Pat Davis, Megan Price, Lauren Rohde. July 15: Howard Hays, Velma Sickles, Steve Witt, Mary Duncan, Ray Clayton, W.L. Clayton. July 16: Margaret Fitzekam, Judy Bauerlie, Karlee Young. July 17: Mack Garrett, Bill...

 

Mile High Strawberry Pie

My friend, JoAnn, shared her mother-in-law, Marie Poolman's, recipe with me. She said she tried her first piece in 1964. I don't know which impressed me more, that she remembered the date of her...

 

Pioneer Portraits - July 6, 2017

Ten Years Ago July 12, 2007 Shubi Broom, a talking Budgie Parakeet that was immortalized in a children’s book written and illustrated by Kathelene’ Joyce of Milton-Freewater, escaped and is lost somewhere around Waitsburg and environs. Shubi is...

 

Birthdays - Week of July 6

July 7: Joann Willis, Margaret Wilson, Tim Presler, Lloyd Keith, Louie Branson, Tawnya Richards. July 8: Allan Wilson, Rick DeVaney, Susan Archer, Aricka Huwe, Jerry Hall, Kylee Henry. July 9: Michael Henze. July 10: Bob Butler, Billie Leroue,...

 

Strange But True

* It was American journalist and political satirist P.J. O’Rourke who made the following sage observation: “No drug, not even alcohol, causes the fundamental ills of society. If we’re looking for the source of our troubles, we shouldn’t test...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 6, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOXe

Back in the saddle, as "they" say, where I come from (Montana). A huge thank you for Dena for sharing her grandma Violet's recipe. I smiled when Dena shared that her grandma took recipes out of magazi...

 

Trivia Test

1. ANIMAL KINGDOM: What is a group of kangaroos called? 2. MEASUREMENTS: How many tablespoons are in a gallon? 3. LANGUAGE: What does the Spanish word “verde” mean in English? 4. U.S. STATES: Which U.S. state has the longest freshwater...

 

Moments in Time

* On July 14, 1789, Parisian revolutionaries and mutinous troops storm and dismantle the Bastille, signaling the start of the French Revolution. The royal fortress had come to symbolize the tyranny of the Bourbon monarchs. * On July 11, 1804, Vice...

 

School Breakfasts and Lunches

Summer Meals Program Breakfast 8-8:30 Lunch 11:30 – 12 All children 18 & under receive meals free of charge....

 

Pioneer Portraits - June 29, 2017

Ten Years Ago July 5, 2007 Waitsburg native Bob Collins has announced his candidacy for Port of Walla Walla Commissioner, District No. 1. The position is currently held by Paul H. Schneidmiller. Candidates who have also filed are Cory Henson and Jim...

 

Birthdays - Week of June 29

June 30: Jeff Bartlow, Pete Kinder, Ralph Jones and Erin Mellish. July 1: Gary Hofer, Ellen Atteberry, Scott Clayton and Lynn McCaw. July 2: Marc Zuger, Jeannie Hurd, Corlene Scoggin, Patrick McConnell and Christianna Scudder. July 3: Edna Ruley,...

 
 By Dena Wood    Specials    June 29, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOXe

Teeny is on vacation so I (Dena) am filling in for her. She's asked repeatedly if I have any good recipes and I've told her that my grandma's bean recipe is a favorite. Unfortunately, I keep...

 

Pioneer Portraits - June 22, 2017

Ten Years Ago June 28, 2007 Aryn Davis, 18, the daughter of Kevin and Rene Davis of Klickitat, Wash., granddaughter of Glynn Davis of Waitsburg, and the late Donna Davis, has received an appointment to be a member of the Class of 2011 at The...

 

Birthdays - Week of June 22

June 23: James Lehr, Teresa McConnell, Debbie Shaeffer, Delbert Porter, Michelle Bergevin, Lynn Savage, Jon Gibson and Heather Havens. June 24: Kathleen Seaton, Donna Surry, Rod Bailey, Fritz Zuger, Suzanne Stonecipher-Sollars and Darien Hulce. June...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    June 22, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I recently ordered Espresso Powder from King Arthur Flour Company. I "liked" them on Facebook so I can see their posts. They had posted that coffee or espresso used in chocolate recipes enhances the...

 

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