Articles written by Mike Ferrians

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 74



Ace Automotive fires up for business

DAYTON – At the beginning of the year, Ace Automotive began its journey offering domestic and foreign car repair at 527 Cameron Street in Dayton. Andres Lara, 34, bought Jay Ball's garage after w...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    February 1, 2024

Dayton Auto Repair successfully marks five years

DAYTON – In January, Robert Bryant marked 40 years of car repair experience as he celebrated Dayton Auto Repair's fifth anniversary. He and his wife Shelli opened the shop at 218 W. Main in January 2...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    January 25, 2024

Waitsburg Council review fairgrounds

WAITSBURG-Present for Waitsburg City Council's regular meeting on January 17 were Mayor Marty Dunn and council members Kevin House, Jim Romine, Jillian Henze, and Randy Charles. Due to an injury, new...

 

Waitsburg FFA grows community leaders

WAITSBURG-Future Farmers of America (FFA) is one of the largest student-led organizations in the U.S. According to the National FFA website, there are almost 950,000 middle and high school students...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    January 18, 2024

Arts Kits, Bird Boxes, and online books at the Weller library in 2024

WAITSBURG – The Weller Library Board of Trustees met for its monthly meeting on January 9. Present were Chair Marie Gagnon, Rebecca Wilson, Sherri Erikson, Beka Compton, Library Supervisor Sarah R...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    January 11, 2024

Waitsburg city contract to be submitted to Snake River Little League Board

WAITSBURG & DAYTON — On December 27, Abby Grende, an advocate for Waitsburg Little League parents, met with Snake River Little League (SRLL) President Jessica Ruffcorn and Little League District R...

 

Waitsburg Parks & Rec District receives boost from Valley Giving Guide

WAITSBURG — Waitsburg Parks and Recreation District Commissioners met at Ten Ton Coffee on January 4 for its first regular meeting of the new year. The newly installed commissioners Curtis Lysher a...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    January 4, 2024

Dayton American Legion sets sights for 2024

DAYTON-American Legion Frank E. Bauers Post No. 42 in Dayton is looking to begin a new chapter at a time when at least one in 10 persons living in Columbia County is a United States military veteran....

 

Local acupunturist returns to Nepal to work and learn.

DAYTON - When Dayton resident Denise Lane took her first trip to Nepal last year, she hoped to learn about effectively delivering medical and therapeutic care to some of the world's poorest people.... Full story

 

City Council approved three-year contract with Snake River Little League

WAITSBURG — On Wednesday, December 20, the Waitsburg City Council voted to approve a three-year contract for Snake River Little League (SRLL) use of the little league fields at the fairgrounds. Abby Grende of Waitsburg, acting on behalf of W...

 

Mouth-watering barbeque hits Dayton

DAYTON - The Touchet Valley has a new source for fresh "low-and-slow" Memphis-style barbeque with a New York twist. R and B BBQ opened its doors at 232 East Main Street in Dayton on December 8 with...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    December 7, 2023

Police vehicle pursuit results in Waitsburg power outage

WAITSBURG – In the late afternoon of November 29, Waitsburg was the scene of a vehicle accident on the north side of town following a 20-mile police pursuit by Walla Walla Police. The suspects' vehicl...

 

Pool Kickoff Event made a big splash

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg's Friends of the Pool with Rural Youth Enrichment Services (RYES) hosted a Pool Kick-off celebration and fundraiser at the Royal Block Wine Bar on Thursday, November 16. The...

 

Waitsburg School Board discuss levy, grant and attendence

WAITSBURG— All members were present at a meeting of the Waitsburg School Board on Wednesday, November 15. Secondary Principal Joe Wirtzberger reported that he was pleased with the district’s ove...

 

Gaming for healing and recovery

I've had a lot of time to rest and heal following a traumatic injury. After a while, it gets hard to rest unless you can keep your mind occupied. One bed-rest activity I found is a computer adventure...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    November 2, 2023

Waitsburg Lions Club (WLC)

If the vision that launched Lions Club International (LCI) in 1917 still applies to local Lions Clubs across America, it surely applies to the Waitsburg Lions Club. Formed in 1940 as a chapter of...

 

Glow Golf and the straight shooter

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Council member Jillian Henze and her older sister, Alison Beaudry, are golfing buddies. They play together about once a month every year during golf season. It’s a bonding tim...

 

Dayton Kiwanis Club is still building

DAYTON – The Kiwanis Club of Dayton, Washington, celebrated its 100th anniversary last year. The group was first organized at the Dayton Hotel on October 19, 1922. Like many fraternal organizations t...

 

Dissolution vote prompts Library info booklet

DAYTON - Neighbors United for Progress (NUP), a political action committee in Dayton, has produced a booklet in response to the effort by citizens sponsoring Proposition 2 to dissolve the Columbia...

 

Team of creative new directors helms fishy production

DAYTON - Waitsburg's Natalie Knudson, a freshman at Walla Walla High School, has been dancing since age four. Erika Greenup, recently of Dayton, has been sewing since age six. Her husband, Devin, had...

 

Local P.E.O. club looks forward to centennial

WAITSBURG—As luck would have it, the timing of a recent call to Waitsburg’s Deanna Coulston was almost perfect. Getting in touch with Coulston to talk about the P.E.O Sisterhood (Philanthropic Edu...

 

Touchet Valley Aquacize group celebrated another season's end at the tuxedo in prescott

PRESCOTT-The Touchet Valley Aquacize group held its season-end luncheon at the Tuxedo Bar & Grill in Prescott on Thursday, August 31. Group coordinator Carol Anderson reported that this was the...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    August 24, 2023

New superintendent is all about shared leadership

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg's new school chief doesn't see himself as a "top-down" kind of administrator. Think of him as being more of a round-table man. Woods came to Waitsburg from the East Wenatchee...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    August 24, 2023

Waitsburg city council considers pool hazard notice

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg City Council convened at city hall for its regular meeting on August 16, 2023. Present were Mayor Marty Dunn, council members Randy Charles, Jillian Henze, Court Rupenthal, Jim...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    August 24, 2023

Prescott Pool Celebrates 65th Birthday

PRESCOTT—On Saturday, August 26, the Prescott Pool will celebrate its 65th year with an all-day public party at the Prescott Pool. Built by the Prescott School District in 1958, the district o... Full story

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2024

Rendered 06/12/2024 03:32