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 By Brianna Wray    News    April 18, 2019 

At the finish line

WAITSBURG-The tail end of the Tour of Walla Walla came whirring through Waitsburg Sunday. Athletes tackled high winds and adverse road conditions while spectators enjoyed the bright day bundled up...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    April 18, 2019 

Tech Talk: Fax Apps

One might assume that the facsimile, or fax as it came to be known, is a thing of the past. Faxes are obsolete technology from the days of screeching modems and are better relegated to the past along...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Sports    April 11, 2019

Tour of Walla Walla hits Waitsburg this weekend

WAITSBURG & WALLA WALLA-The Tour of Walla Walla cycling weekend kicks off April 12-14. This is the 21st year of what has become a spring classic in the local road racing community. The... Full story

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Painting for Passage

WALLA WALLA-The Painting for Passage show debuted in the grand lobby of the Marcus Whitman hotel featuring the watercolor and acrylic paintings of Leigh Anne Adkins. Adkins' artworks favor the...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Hot Poop Celebrates Record Store Day

Audiophiles rejoice, discount vinyl abounds WALLA WALLA-Hot Poop will join forces and lock tonearms in solidarity with independent record stores and worldwide music fans in celebrating the twelfth...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Eggs to Dye For: Egg Decorating Hacks

Are you gearing up for egg hunt season? How's your egg coloring game? Do you dominate, or do you opt to leave it to the pros? As the wheel of the year turns we have an opportunity to revisit...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 4, 2019

Dayton Creative Co-op Grand Opening

DAYTON-There's something new brewing behind the Village Shoppes on Main Street. Enthusiastic artist Jessica Griffin is opening the Dayton Creative Co-op, a mixed-use art studio with community at its...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 28, 2019

Artful Duo Mix Media

WAITSBURG-Martha Mason and Anne Haley have come together to share an assortment of artworks ranging from letterpress prints and monotypes to paintings and drawings. These works are on display now...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 28, 2019

Tech Talk: Swype for your life

A column by Brianna Wray Have you experienced a loss of linguistic dexterity lately? They say we’re losing our language due to the dumbing down of conversation. Some of the blame can be pointed at...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 21, 2019

Ju's Traveling Pages Finds a Home

WAITSBURG-Multifaceted entrepreneur Jessika Bannerman is having a busy week. Her book and gift shop, Ju's Traveling Pages, launched this past weekend and locals are stopping in to peruse the curated...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 21, 2019

The Museum of Un-Natural History

WALLA WALLA-Upstairs, and down the hall of a brick-and-mortar building on Walla Walla's Main Street sits one Gerald Matthews; part artist, part exhibit. Matthews is a retired actor most famously...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 7, 2019

The Walla Walla Choral Society brings a bit of the bayou to Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA – New Orleans is a jazzy blur of music, rich color and French cuisine like no other. If it had a recipe it would be one-part "Sweet Georgia Brown," one part jambalaya, and two parts...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    February 21, 2019

Sheets of Paper art show at Studio Two Zero Two

WALLA WALLA-Through their show, Sheets of Paper, resident artists at Studio Two Zero Two and Morell Family Wines are inviting the community to overcome the winter doldrums and experience new works....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    January 31, 2019

Made to Strum

WAITSBURG-Most aspiring musicians are eager to run down to the music shop, buy a guitar and play songs for screaming fans, and start selling out concert halls. Few give thought to where instruments...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    December 20, 2018

Grandma and the Boys: Old Time Gospel

WALLA WALLA—Bluegrass group Grandma and the Boys has released a new album with classic gospel favorites. The band is led by Grandma Jo Shay, who plays mandolin and 12-string guitar. Grandma is accompanied by Joe McCutcheon, who plays lead guitar an...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    December 13, 2018

Gone, But Not Forgotten

Dottie Williams honors the memory of John Stellwagen (Aug. 18, 1946 - Nov. 7, 2018) who created these ornaments that now adorn Williams’ front yard tree. Both durable an festive, they are made from colorful duct tape....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    December 13, 2018

Waitsburg Parks & Recreation Board Report

December 6, 2018 WAITSBURG—Present at the most recent Parks & Recreation Board meeting were board members Danielle Carpenter, Justin Stegall, and Sandra Morrison, as well as community member Tom House. The group agreed to change their regular meeti...

 

Shortbread Cookies

INGREDIENTS: ¾ lb unsalted butter, room temp 1 c sugar 3 ½ c flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp vanilla paste ¼ tsp salt Preheat the oven to 350° F. Cream the butter and sugar...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    December 6, 2018

Waitsburg Hometown Christmas

Views from the Hometown Christmas event held December 1st and 2nd....

 

Warhol Quote

"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself." -Andy Warhol...

 

Adams Competes at NAIA Cross Country Nationals

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa-Lewis & Clark College sophomore Emily Adams finished 23rd at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships with a career-best time of 18:00:0 in the 5,000 meters. Adams is a...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    November 29, 2018

One of a Kind Holiday Celebration This Weekend

WAITSBURG-The 33rd annual Hometown Christmas is upon us. Of course this means a weekend of activities along Main Street, including Santa's first official appearance of the season. Sponsoring...

 

Weller Public Library

212 Main Street, Waitsburg (509) 337-8149 Email: wellerpubliclibrary@yahoo.com Hours: Mondays & Thursdays 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Story Time: Monday 10:30 - 11:15 a.m. WAITSBURG-Waitsburg's Library was s...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    November 22, 2018

Waitsburg Resource Center Provides Help to Locals Year-Round

WAITSBURG-Volunteer Jenny Jones at the Waitsburg Resource Center found the doorway crowded Thursday by local first graders lined up with donations. Mrs. Hinchliffe's class held a food drive, asking...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    November 22, 2018

Waitsburg School Board Report

Nov. 19, 2018 WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Board met for a regular business meeting Monday. Members in attendance were Ross Hamann, Christy House, Jason Kaehler, Russ Knopp, Lisa Morrow. Also in attendance were school secretary Becky Dun,...

 

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