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Touchet Valley Golf Club board sets a vision

DAYTON—The Touchet Valley Golf Club board has developed an aggressive five-year strategy, and is now working on implementation of one of its first priorities, which is to raise money for an...

Firefighter Focus

As longtime volunteer firefighters are retiring, the local volunteer pool continues to dwindle. With less than 20 active volunteer firefighters and four EMTs, Columbia-Walla Walla Fire No. 2 is...

New funding is game changer for Dayton disabilities group

COLUMBIA COUNTY-For the first time, the Columbia County Development Disability Group (CCDG) has funds available to support, educate and meet the needs of the developmentally disabled and their...

July is Ice Cream Month

As temperatures soar to the mid-nineties this month, consider cooling down with ice cream in all its many forms. National ice cream month originated in 1984 when joint resolution 298 of the US...

Emergency Management cautions earthquake awareness

Note from the editor: The following information is a reprint of information shared on the Walla Walla County Emergency Management Facebook page. The recent quake activity in California reminds us that we are not immune from earthquakes here in...

How are recently-traded Mariners doing?

Since we are at the All-Star break, it's a good time to take a look at some of the players the Mariners traded away this year. Fans are usually very critical of trading away their favorite players...

MLB American League Leaders

ERA Batting Average C. Morton TB 2.32 D. LeMahieu NYY .336 M. Minor TEX 2.54 R. Devers BOS .324 J. Verlander HOU 2.98 M. Brantley HOU .324 J. Berrios MIN 3.00 T. Anderson CHW .317 G. Cole HOU 3.09 J. Polanco MIN .312 Wins Home Runs L. Lynn TEX 11...

China's Mighty Migrating Mandate

What happens in China, doesn’t always stay in China. In fact, when it comes to tough new garbage and recycling restrictions, they may migrate elsewhere sooner than you might think. For example,...

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

July 4 Harassment/Threats: Unknown suspect threw feces on the victim’s vehicle and left a note in the 600 block of E. Seventh St. in Waitsburg. July 2 Suicide Attempt: Deputies took a report of a suicidal subject in Waitsburg that was later...

Free Mental Health First Aid Training offered July 24

WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Medical Center will offer a free Mental Health First Aid training July 24 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in the Providence Room on Level 1 of the hospital. This eight-hour training course gives people the tools to identify...

Free car seat check up

DAYTON—Columbia County Public Health will host a free car seat check up at The Club, located at 528 W. Cameron St. in Dayton, on July 22 from 4-6 p.m. Three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly. Certified technicians will be on site to...

Ski Bluewood closes downtown office

DAYTON—Ski Bluewood is in the process of moving the office it has maintained on Dayton’s Main Street for more than 20 years, to a new location on the mountain next to the lodge. “We’re consolidating our administrative facilities into one...

Saturday happenings in the 'Burg

WAITSBURG—Saturday looks like a great day for family fun for Waitsburg area residents. A Farmer’s Market will be held at Homestead Farms, located at 1017 Preston Ave. on Sat., July 13 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. About a dozen vendors selling fresh...

Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival, July 20

WALLA WALLA—Celebrate the local agricultural community and highlight Washington State’s official vegetable, the Walla Walla Sweet Onion at the Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival on Sat., July 20 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Third and Main Streets in...

Peace Works Community Day Camp July 15-19

DAYTON—The Congregational, Episcopal and Methodist churches of Dayton will sponsor Community Day Camp (formerly Vacation Bible School) on July 15-19, with leadership provided by Twinlow Camp and...

Oversize Loads

"Large load" is no exaggeration as a windmill "nose" makes its way down Dayton's Main Street and a blade crosses over the...

Reader photos of the week

The Times Office/Advertising Manager Teeny McMunn and Editor Dena Martin must have had wishful thinking on thier minds as both snapped these dandelion photos,...

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago July 16, 2009 Everyone is invited to share an enjoyable evening, a laugh and relaxation at Movie Night at Preston park. Join friends and neighbors on Friday July 24 at 9 pm at the south...

Fun & Games

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Rhubarb Upside Down Cake

Before I start, the picture I shared is of an old cookbook at Joe’s cabin. I had not really opened it before but was drawn to it like a moth to light. So much fun to read something written over a...

Birthdays This Week!

July 12: Judy Townsend, Dick Surry, Lynette Newbill, Bill Duckworth, Deandra Smith, John Wood, Jr., Gayle Durkee, Bruce Anderson, George Downing. July 13: Tom and Gracie Lyman, Terri Schuler, Ron Kessler, Tom John, Janis Austin, Steve Low, Gary...

Times Travelers

Waitsburg's Susan Donegan and daughter Emma Susann were kind enough to pose with The Times while avoiding the heat at Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. Going somewhere fun? Send us a...

Legal Notices

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.108 1st Ave South, Suite 202 Seattle, WA 98104 Trustee Sale No.: WA-18-812667-SW Title Order No.: 8745706 Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No....

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