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Dayton Auto Repair to open this week

DAYTON--Robert Bryant, an independent auto repair mechanic, is opening an auto repair shop in Dayton this week. "It's a fact," said Bryant, who has been in the auto repair business since 1984. Bryant...

Waitsburg grads make good in Seattle

WAITSBURG – Friends since first grade, Waitsburg High School grads Colton Townsend and Connor Talbot have built a successful website design business in the Seattle are. Townsend, son of Mike and...

There's a new sheriff in town

On Monday, Columbia County Auditor Anne Higgins (l) conducted a swearing in ceremony for the newly-elected county sheriff Joe Helm, and for Helm's newly-appointed undersheriff, Robbie Patterson (r)....

Arrested in style

Waitsburg students got a lesson in law enforcement on Wed. Jan. 10 as Walla Walla County Sheriff's deputies made an arrest right next to the elementary school playground. Joshua J. Hershaw, driving...

School District Offers Parenting Resources

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg school counselor Rosy Nechodom wants parents to know about two opportunities for families taking place in February. Rodeo clown JJ Harrison will give a bullying prevention and...

DW drops early lead to fall 38-28 to Vikings

DAYTON - Despite DW leading after three quarters, Mabton took over the fourth, running the floor hitting three-pointers, making free throws and applying full court pressure to win Saturday's EWAC...

FFA Trap Team Takes First at Colton Meet

The Waitsburg FFA trap shooting team took first place overall in a meet at the Colton Booster Gun Club on Sat., Jan. 12. In individual competition, Drew Farley placed first, Tim Daves took third and...

NFL Update

NFL Weekend Games Colts 13 Cowboys 22 Chiefs 31 Rams 30 Chargers 28 Eagles 14 Patriots 41 Saints 20 Upcoming Games January 20, 2019 Rams at Saints 12:05 PM Fox Patriots at Chiefs 3:40 PM...

Mabton drops DW JV girls, 26-54

Although the JV girls cut the lead to 14-18 by halftime, the full court press and defense by Mabton proved to be too much. “We just got out hustled in the 2nd half. We played a really good 1st half,” said Assistant Coach Desirae Jones. DW...

DW Combine Meeting Update

Members present: Doug Johnson, Jon Mishra, Kristina Brown, Stephanie Wooderchak, Jason Mings, Steve Martin, Paula Moisio, Christy House, Michelle Paul, Charlie Barron. Non-committee members present: Wendy Richards, Desirae Jones Handbook...

Redirect resources from gun control to mental health issues

Dear Editor: According to 2017 FBI Crime in the United States (https://ucr.fbi.gov/crime-in-the-u.s/2017/crime-in-the-u.s.-2017/tables/expanded-homicide-data-table-11.xls) the following murders were committed by the means listed: 15,129—Total...

Council should consider bigger picture

Dear Editor: The theme of the December 27 City Council discussion about the Parks and Rec Committee and the preservation or demolishing  of the Fairground’s grandstands seems to be spiraling down to a silo view of Waitsburg events and continuing...

East Coast seaports ramping up capabilities

By Don C. Brunell While many eyes are on trade talks between our country and China, America’s port leaders are positioning their seaports to compete for increasing volumes of container traffic. After container shipments surged in...

Women's March on Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – The Third Annual Women’s March on Walla Walla will held on Sat., Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. The march will begin and end at Crawford Park, located at 4th and Main in Walla Walla. This year’s event will be a celebration of the Year of...

The Little Theatre of Walla Walla presents 'Calendar Girls'

WALLA WALLA – The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will stage the comedy Calendar Girls by Tim Firth with performances January 25, 26, February 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10. When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve...

Women's Bible Study

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Christian Church will begin a new women’s Bible study group on Tues. Jan. 22. The topic will be “Boundaries” and discovering when to say “yes” and when to say “no” in difficult relationship situations....

Food Hub Workshop

WALLA WALLA - The Blue Mountain Action Council/BMAC Food Bank, as the lead agency, the Walla Walla Food System Coalition, and ten regional organizations are partnering to build a more vibrant local food distribution system. In September, the Local...

Food Hub Workshop

WALLA WALLA - The Blue Mountain Action Council/BMAC Food Bank, as the lead agency, the Walla Walla Food System Coalition, and ten regional organizations are partnering to build a more vibrant local food distribution system. In September, the Local...

Cush Family Fundraiser

DAYTON – The Dayton Eagles Aerie #2618 will be open to the public on Sat., Jan. 26 from 2-8 p.m. for a chili feed fundraiser to raise money for the Cush family that lost their home and belongings in a fire earlier this month. Small bowl of chili...

Daddy-Daughter Dance, Feb. 9

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Home and School Association will host its popular daddy-daughter dance from 6-9 p.m. on Sat., Feb. 9 at the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room. The annual fundraiser raises funds to purchase school supplies...

Prescott Lions Breakfast

PRESCOTT – Prescott Lions breakfast will be held on Sun., Jan. 20 from 8 – 11 a.m.  No Saturday breakfast this month due to other events.  All you can eat eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, breakfast casserole,...

Fred Chapman

Fred Chapman born October 26, 1954, passed away in Seattle on January 3, 2019 at the age of 64. Graveside services will be Jan 20, 3pm at the Waitsburg City...

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 22, 2019 Photo caption: The long familiar building at the southwest corner of the intersection of Coppei Avenue and Preston Avenue has been demolished and fill dirt was being placed this week. The Don Thomas Storage Building,...

Jacquelin "Jackie" Greta Long Lyons

Jacquelin "Jackie" Greta Long Lyons, a longtime resident of Dayton, WA, passed away on December 25, 2018. She was 92. Jackie was born on March 9, 1926, in Asotin, WA to Maude Ona (Trent) and Robert...

Birthdays, Jan. 18 - Jan. 24

January 18: Kelley Fouste, Jason Thomas, Jennifer Low, Rowena Farrens and Arlene Hopkins. January 19: Bob Deal, Lynda Hogan, Debbie Rubio, David Webber, Reina Bruce and Clint Reser. January 20: Joan Leid, Wilma Johnson, Judy Jackson, Justin Hill,...

My Recipe Box

This recipe came from The Country Cook and got a 5 star rating. I'll copy some of the comments as I found them interesting and informative. Pastrami or Corned Beef? The article says, "I believe the...

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

Jan. 9 Deputies investigated a reported theft at 206 Harmon Street. Jan. 9 A man was arrested in Waitsburg on an outstanding...

Blast from the past

Waitsburg School Breakfasts & Lunches

Friday, 18 B-Pancake on a Stick; L-Uncrustables, chips, baby carrots, cucumbers, applesauce Monday, 21 NO SCHOOL – MLK Day Tuesday, 22 B-Churros & yogurt; L-Bean & cheese burrito, Spanish rice, garden salad, fresh grapes Wednesday, 23 B-Cinnamon...

Legals, January 17, 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE The Columbia County Weed Board hereby informs the public that on January 30, 2019 there will be a regularly scheduled weed board meeting and public hearing to adopt the 2019 Columbia County Weed List. The meeting will be held at 12:00... Full story

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