Inventory lost but no injuries in Columbia Straw supply fire

STARBUCK-A June 13 fire at the Columbia Straw Supply stackyard on Lyons Ferry Road destroyed or damaged about a thousand tons of wheat straw, which was being stored in preparation for the launch of...

Trails plan receives state recognition

OLYMPIA, Wash.—The Blue Mountain Region Trails Plan was one of 13 2019 Smart Communities Award winners recognized by Gov. Jay Inslee on Friday. The honor is given to programs that promote smart growth planning and projects that contribute to...

Port of Columbia update

COLUMBIA COUNTY-One of the Port of Columbia's many projects was helping to organize a successful Career Day event, with representatives of twenty-seven different careers, at Dayton High school in...

Dayton terminates county planning and compliance contracts

DAYTON—The Dayton City Council voted last week to terminate interlocal agreements with the county for Planning Department and Code Compliance Services. City Administrator Trina Cole said the reason behind last week’s decision is so the city can...

Ranger districts provide updates

DAYTON-Personnel from the Pomeroy and Walla Walla Ranger Districts of the Umatilla National Forest hosted a public meeting in Dayton last week to share information about the Districts and discuss...

Edwin Encarnación traded to Yankees for Juan Then

Another Mariner player was traded over the weekend. This time it was the current American League home run leader Edwin Encarnación. He was sent to the New York Yankees for minor league pitcher Juan...

MLB American League Leaders

ERA Batting Average L. Giolito CHW 2.22 J. Polanco MIN .332 J. Odorizzi MIN 2.24 T. Anderson CHW .315 C. Morton TB 2.37 A. Meadows TB .314 J. Verlander HOU 2.41 D. LeMahieu NYY .312 M. Minor TB 2.63 M. Brantley HOU .311 Wins Home Runs L. Giolito...

Dayton is a great community

Dear Editor, Hello Dayton --- Thank You! The weekend before the car show (Sunday- June 9 thru Wednesday am – June 12), the Jawbone RV Club from the Lewiston/Clarkston area rolled into town and set up camp at the fairgrounds. There were 11 rigs,...

Family-owned business backbone of America

During the 1992 presidential campaign, then-candidate Bill Clinton famously intoned, "I feel your pain," reassuring voters he understood what they were going through. Since then, similar statements of empathy have become a staple for politicians....

Family Forward program helps parents pay child support

KENNEWICK – There are still openings in a program providing free job training and support services for parents in Benton, Franklin and Walla Walla counties. Over the next two years the Families Forward Washington program, sponsored by...

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Daily Press Board Listing

June 17 Criminal Mischief: Vehicle egged on W. Sixth Street in Waitsburg. June 16 Warrant Service: A man was arrested on a warrant in the 11 block of W. Third Street in Waitsburg. June 15 Violation of Protection Orders: An adult female in the 200...

After Hours Presentation to Feature Talk on Ancient Place Names

WALLA WALLA—Roberta (Bobbie) Conner, director of Tamástslikt Cultural Institute, will give a free presentation on the meaning of ancient place names at Museum After Hours on Thurs., June 27 at 5 p.m. at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road....

Avoid street parking during chip sealing

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg residents should keep an eye out for the County crew which is expected to begin chip sealing work around the City in the next two weeks. Residents are asked to avoid parking on the street during the work. Crews will be chip...

Third Annual LGBT Open Mic Night

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla VA Medical Center and Clinics will present the Third Annual LGBT Open Mic night on Fri., June 21 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the WWVA Theater Building 78 . Light snacks will be provided courtesy of the Veterans...

Passmore's celebrated with golf and potluck

DAYTON—A “Friendship and Thank You” potluck will be held for previous county commissioner Norm Passmore and his wife, Ann, on Sat., July 6 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds pavilion from 5-8 p.m. Please bring a main dish, side dish or salad....

Waitsburg Pool Opens June 24

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Pool will open its season at 1 p.m. on June 24. With four certified guards, the pool will be open Mon. - Fri. from 1-4 p.m. with night swims on Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 6-8 p.m. Swim lessons will be scheduled for...

Storytime and Fun Factory

WAITSBURG—The resident alien says “Take me to your readers.” Hear a universe of stories and participate in space-related projects during the “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program at the Weller Public Library each Monday from...

Free document shredding, Sat., June 29

DAYTON—The Dayton Home Street Bank. Dayton Kiwanis and Dayton Lions will host a free shred day on Sat., June 29 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the bank located at 427 E. Main. Home Street and Kiwanis worked together to fund the event and volunteer...

Class of 1968 sponsors Woodstock

DAYTON—The Dayton High School Class of 1968 is sponsoring a free showing of the 1970 classic film Woodstock in honor of the 50th anniversary of the “greatest music festival ever.” The film, with a run time of three hours, will play Thurs.,...

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago June 25, 2009 Photo caption: Stabilization and preservation of the historic Wait's Mill got a boost from the Sherwood Trust of Walla Walla this week. Sherwood Trust approved a grant...

Kudos Kim Hamann!

ELLENSBURG-Waitsburg High School graduate, Kim Hamann, was recognized with the University Advancement Vice Presidential Award during the annual Evening of Recognition at Central Washington University...

Times Travelers

Waitsburg's homegrown bluegrass band Switchgrass Delta took some excellent reading material along with them on their recent tour in Ireland. Here, band members (l to r) Kaleb Kuykendall, Chris...

Strawberry Fields Salad

As soon as you read, “Strawberry Fields” didn’t the Beatles song, ‘Strawberry Fields Forever,’ come to mind? And now that will be stuck in your head today Fresh strawberries are on. I...

Columbia County Corrals Monthly Meeting Minutes

Editor's Note: The Times would like to bring back the tradition of publishing local club notes. We welcome brief minutes or summaries of local meetings. Send your updates to editor@waitsburgtimes.com. 6/12/2019 Meeting called to order at 6:30pm....

Fun & Games

Cartoons, puzzles and games for the week. Good...

Birthdays

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...

Legal Notices

PRESCOTT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 402-37 WALLA WALLA AND COLUMBIA COUNTIES, WASHINGTON NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE is hereby given that the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of Prescott School District No. 402-37, Walla Walla and Columbia... Full story

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