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 By Brianna Wray    News    September 12, 2019 

Rachel Maxi at Art X Agent

WAITSBURG-Artist Rachel Maxi is relaxing after a busy Labor Day weekend. Her latest work, Continuing Explorations, opened to a warm reception over the weekend at Art X Agent. The show, consisting of...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 12, 2019 

Tim Theriac at Ten Ton

WAITSBURG-If an artist is one who creates a composition with paint, photography or what have you, then a curator is an artist who paints with art. In a museum or gallery setting it is the curator's...

 

Peanut Butter Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños

While Teeny's away I'm tipping open my recipe box to share one that never ceases to amaze. My Honeybee thought this up many years ago in Seattle and suggested it for dinner one night when I,...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 5, 2019

New electives mean more choice for Waitsburg students

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg High School faculty is introducing new electives for this upcoming school year. Not only are there new options school-wide, juniors and seniors who have scored favorably on the...

 

Student Tech Talk: Blackboard vs. Canvas

eLearning courses offer students a flexible alternative to on-campus classes. Best suited to self-starters or remote participants with unfailing access to the internet, some entire degrees can be...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 29, 2019

Art at Dunham Days

WALLA WALLA-Dunham Cellars kicked off their tenth annual Dunham Days Celebration this past weekend including live music, new wine offerings and local artisans. Among them, Waitsburg Cottages owner,...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 22, 2019

Mission on Main

WAITSBURG-In our shared recollection of history and knowledge, academia, sciences and the arts are thrust together. Arts, like sciences, can be looked upon objectively and placed historically in conte...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 15, 2019

Fun ways to keep the blood flowing for cardiovascular health

When asked her best advice on aging and longevity, my mom said she doesn't recommend it at all. She went on to say that it isn't pretty, which makes sense because no one gets out of here alive. There...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 8, 2019

Big Strides for Small Business

Running a small business is a huge undertaking. Seemingly endless resources pour into a venture that, hopefully, will service its community successfully. It's no wonder owners often refer to their...

 

Tech Talk: Technology for Growth

Gardening and technology are two words that might not seem to go together, but green thumbs and screen thumbs are not so disparate. There's a tool for every job, whether you're growing on an acre or...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 1, 2019

The bike you like: finding the right bike and riding right

Whether rekindling a childhood fondness, or learning for the first time, riding a bike is always a good, easy choice to make. Besides the health benefits, cycling is just plain fun. The challenge...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    July 25, 2019

What Wheat Where?

Grains were among the first foods that humankind learned to preserve by drying. Flour, made from wheat, comes in many forms and plays an integral role in baked goods, as a thickener in stews and...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    July 25, 2019

Identifying Wheats

1. Awned winter club wheat such as Pritchett (released by K. Campbell). Awned refers to the protrusions projecting from the wheat head. Wheat is either awn-less or awned. 2. Immature spring barley...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 25, 2019

Chickpea Crunch

Chickpea Crunch 1 can or 1 ½ cups fresh chickpeas ½ teaspoon paprika ½ tsp chili powder ½ tsp garlic powder 1 pinch coarse sea salt 1 tbsp canola oil Preheat oven to 375...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 25, 2019

Hearty Hummus

Hearty Hummus Spread 1 can or 1 ½ cups rinsed and drained chickpeas 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 lime 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tbsp pine nuts 1 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) 1 tsp powdered ginger...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 25, 2019

Banana Bread

Banana Bread 2 tbsp unsalted butter, melted plus 1 tsp softened for pan ½ cup whole wheat flour ¾ cup all purpose flour ¼ cup ground flaxseed ¾ tsp coarse salt ¾ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 25, 2019

Waitsburg Whiskey Ginger & Lime

Waitsburg Whiskey Ginger & Lime Waitsburg Whiskey is as local as it gets. Combine this medium-full bodied bourbon with Bundaberg Ginger Beer and fresh muddled lime over ice. The bourbon’s bouquet...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    July 18, 2019

Identifying, treating and removing poison oak, ivy and sumac

The USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service recognizes fifteen species of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac throughout the known world and five of those grow natively in North America....

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 18, 2019

Tech Talk: How to Access Free eBooks & Audiobooks

Are you an avid reader or a reluctant one? How often do you find yourself at the library? Did you know you can access thousands of free audiobooks, magazines and eBooks from your public library from...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    July 11, 2019

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...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    July 4, 2019

TechTalk: Youtube University

Despite the adage, you absolutely can teach an old dog new tricks. In fact, no matter what amount of formal education one has had, it is possible to continue learning on into senior age. While the...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    June 27, 2019

Ending on a High Note

WAITSBURG-Switchgrass Delta has returned from their trip to Ireland where they performed in the Westport Folk & Bluegrass Festival. In a town half the size of Waitsburg they have music festivals...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    June 27, 2019

Doughty Home for Veteran Women Grand Opening

WALLA WALLA-Visitors were welcome to tour the new Doughty Home for Veteran Women (DHVW) and browse literature at their grand opening Sun., June 23. The Doughty Home for Veteran Women is a nonprofit,...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    June 20, 2019

Suze's Travels

WAITSBURG-Licensed equine massage therapist, Suze Wood, recently returned from an educational expedition to western France. She traveled to attend practicum for certification as a master saddle...

 

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