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Grooms Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Ron and Marilyn Groom celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 12, 2017, with family and friends. They were married at the First Nazarene Church in Walla Walla (now Amazing Grace Nazarene)....

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 23, 2007 Photo caption: Slowly the mule-drawn wagon carrying the casket of Kenneth G. Smith climbed the gently sloping hill at the Waitsburg City Cemetery, conveying the prominent wheat rancher and Quarterhorse enthusiast to his...

 

Birthdays - Week of Aug. 17

August 18: Kay Pettichord, Wiley Miller, Angela Hopkins, Clark Hulce, Nicole Page, Levi Fluharty, Paula Cooper, Jeanie White, Keith Williams, Alex Dill, Janell Groom, Chris Wood, Vincent Wright, Madison McCaw, John Stellwagen. August 19: Nicki...

 

Moments in Times

* On Aug. 31, 1886, an earthquake near Charleston, South Carolina, leaves more than 100 people dead and destroys hundreds of buildings. It was the largest recorded earthquake in the history of the southeastern U.S. * On Sept. 3, 1935, Britain’s...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    August 17, 2017 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I saw a similar recipe on Facebook and thought I saved it, but I guess not. So I Googled the recipe, only to find out there are many versions. This one was the closest to what I remembered. It turned...

 

Strange But True

* Those who study such things say that the three subjects that spark the most arguments in a marriage are money, children and driving. Of course, any couple that has had to figure out a teenager’s auto insurance costs already knows that. * Dogs...

 

Billie Marie DeRuwe

Billie Marie DeRuwe (Ritter) passed away in Spokane Washington on August 2nd 2017 at the age of 76. Billie was born on February 12th 1941 in Walla Walla Washington to Bill and Louise Ritter. Billie...

 

Pioneer Portraits - August 10, 2017

Ten Years Ago August 16, 2007 Grain prices have been ratcheting up each day, jumping 15¢ on Tuesday, August 14, said J.E. McCaw, local manager of Northwest Grain Growers, as harvest operations in the Touchet Valley and surrounding area begin to curt... Full story

 

Birthdays - Week of Aug. 10

August 11: Alfred Peters, John Wood, Gary Pierson, Kim Townsend, Dorothy Anderson, Bradley Grende. August 12: Seth Deal, Gordon Gilmore, Abby Hyder Barrantes, Darleen Dozier, Shawn Smith, Suzanne Schulke, Mia Becker, Bess Herndon, Patsy Fouste,...

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

This recipe comes from Marg Schmick, Andee Thurston's mom who lives in Endicott and who gave me a story for the Times' harvest issue. I asked Marg if she had any recipes to share and she gave me this...

 

Donna Kime

Donna Kime, age 75 years, died July 24, 2017, at the Booker Rest Home. Donna was born Feb. 13, 1942, and was raised in Dayton, where she graduated from high school with the class of 1960. She was the...

 

William Hubert Payne

William Hubert Payne, age 95 years. Died July 28, 2017 at the Booker Rest Home. Family graveside services and burial were held at the family plot in the Waitsburg Cemetery. Bill was born August 21,...

 

Pioneer Portraits - August 3, 2017

Ten Years Ago August 9, 2007 Wheat harvest in the Touchet Valley and surrounding is well past commodity prices are uncharacteristically on the rise. “These are the highest prices I’ve ever seen,” said J.E. McCaw, local manager of the Waitsburg...

 

Birthdays - Week of Aug. 3

August 4: Rebecca Vaughn, Alex King, Benjamin Bloor. August 5: Dale “Skip” Buroker, Jonathan Schuler, Jo Ann Hansler, Bill Clayton, Dianna Riggs, Debra Davison, Michael Collie, David Murphy, Melanie Hevel. August 6: Seth Reese, Adelle Smith,...

 

Moments in Times

* On Aug. 12, 30 B.C., Cleopatra, queen of Egypt and lover of Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, takes her life following the defeat of her forces against Octavian, the future first emperor of Rome. * On Aug. 13, 1878, a restaurant owner dies of yellow...

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I saw this recipe on one of those videos on Facebook that makes you think you can do it all in 30 seconds. It's the season for zucchini and I had one that must have been on steroids so I decided to...

 

Strange But True

* It was aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart who made the following sage observation: “Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done.” * Those who study such things say that as we get older, we breathe more slowly. * Sure, a group...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago Aug. 2, 2007 Retirement for Waitsburg Postmaster Don Maiuri will not include lots of golf, fishing and shuffleboard. The 34-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service wrapped up a ten-plus year stint at the Waitsburg Post Office this...

 

Birthdays - Week of July 27

July 28: Jim Mason, Bill Donley, Jack Otterson, Jr., Jay Herion, Calvin Morton. July 29: Ginger Henze, John Kenney, Rachel Reedy, DeLynn Liebermann. July 30: Pam Conover, J.E. McCaw, Kohl Perry, Tim Rogers. July 31: Glen Vogt, Joan Hamberg,...

 

Strange But True

*Marsupials and platypuses are the only mammals that don’t have belly buttons. A marsupial loses its umbilical cord before emerging its mother’s pouch, so a scar never forms. Platypuses are hatched and never have an umbilical cord to begin with....

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 27, 2017

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

I found this recipe in the Costco Connection and since I had most all of the ingredients, I made it for dinner. However, since I goofed a bit, I'm not sure how it's really supposed to taste. I'm...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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