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Articles from the January 9, 2020 edition

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 By Beka Compton    News    January 9, 2020

Colorful winter break at the Cardinal's Nest

WAITSBURG-The last few days of winter break are their own kind of limbo. Kids are starting to wake up from the holiday-induced comas, parents are going back to work, and babysitters are seemingly... Full story

 By Tracy Thompson    News    January 9, 2020

Waitsburg joins other cities facing limited recycling options

City sponsored recycling ended for Waitsburg in March of 2018. The service had been offered by Basin Disposal, Inc. the city's garbage service contractor, but due to a large price increase, the City... Full story


Cheers! Duke & Remington

New signage for a new business opening on Waitsburg's Main Street. Coming soon!... Full story


Ten roles available for Little Theatre's production of Godspell

WALLA WALLA—The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will hold open auditions on Saturday, January 11 for the musical celebration Godspell with book by John-Michael Tebelak and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The play will be directed by Kevin and... Full story


Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 14, 2010 The Siberian Huskies who make their way to Ray and Carla Nilsen each come with a story and, sadly, it is most often about abuse and neglect. It’s been the couple’s mission these past six years to give every one of... Full story


Dayton & Waitsburg Senior Lunch Menus

Dayton Senior Round Table Lunch Menu Dayton Senior Center 403 E. Patit St. 12 p.m. Thursday, January  9 Baked fish/Rice pilaf Stewed tomatoes Caesar Salad/Roll Sunset gelatin   Tuesday, January 14 Salisbury steak Mashed potatoes & gravy Capri... Full story


Year-end Update from City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe

As 2019 closes and 2020 begins, I wanted to share an update with the Citizens about the City and what we have planned for the upcoming year. In 2019, the City was able to complete a variety of projects around the City. Probably the most time and labo... Full story


De Nova Club celebrates Christmas with a luncheon

De Nova Club celebrated a Christmas luncheon at the Walla Walla Country Club on December 5, 2019. Attending were: Barb Abbey, Rosie Archer, Anita Baker, JoAn Fiala, Doris Huffman, Jill McConnell, Barbara Danforth, Marianne Newell, Kathie Payne, Jody... Full story


Waitsburg Garden Club to host a seed/catalog swap at Ten Ton Coffee

Join with your fellow gardening enthusiasts this Saturday, Jan. 11 at 10 a.m. for a seed and catalog swap at Ten Ton Coffee Shop. Get together with other gardeners before you place orders for the... Full story


Blue Mountain Community Foundation scholarship portal now open, offering 77 awards averaging $1,600 each

WALLA WALLA—Blue Mountain Community Foundation welcomes applications for scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The online application is available starting January 1st at Applications may be submitted anytime... Full story


Christian Women's Connection Luncheon

This month’s Christian Women’s Connection Luncheon takes place on Thursday, January 15 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. It will feature a catered luncheon prepared by Jamie Smit, and special music by flutist Alexandra Bradley. Tickts are $12. Please... Full story


Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

December 17 Malicious-Criminal Mischief. Unknown suspects made multiple taggings on county property. 700 block of Swegle Road, in Walla Walla County. December 22 Mailboxes struck by vehicle at an address on Russet Road in Walla Walla. December 30 Res... Full story


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To subscribe online, navigate to and look for the word ‘Subscribe’ in the upper right-hand side of your screen in the blue border. Click on the word ‘Subscribe.’ Choose either the ‘New’ or ‘Renewal’ button under the... Full story


Waitsburg School District - Director Position 1 Vacancy

Position 1 Director Zone - designated in teal blue. Interested persons must reside in Zone 1. For more information about zones, please access: Application... Full story


Book & Game Reviews

Today We Go Home by Kellie Estes After tragedy strikes her unit in Afghanistan, Larkin Bennet returns to her home in Washington to recover from the experience and the loss of her best friend and... Full story


Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl

Touchet Valley Arts Council and the Liberty Theater start 2020 off right with a fishy two-act live stage comedy Foolish Fish Girls and the Pearl directed by Bev Startin with performances on January 24, 25 and 26. The play is written by  Barbara Pea... Full story



January 9: Jennifer Nichols, Angela Crawford, Tim Estes, Nicholas Carpenter, Gail Thames, Gerri Glover, Trevor McGee and Jarod Gagnon. January 10: Caden McCaw, Todd Harris, Cynthia Graham, Roddy Krause, Andy Hermanns, Kimberly Neal, Melissa Harting,... Full story



In the Cedar Rain Spirits article last week, there were some errors. Robert McNicol’s wife’s name is Ashlee, not Kristy. Robert graduated from Dayton High school in 2011. The business was referred to at one point as Cascade Rain Liquor, and the... Full story



I love to host parties, but I also enjoy being a guest. I don't have to clean my house and since I still don't have a dishwasher, cleanup is not my job! But, like most things in life, there are some g... Full story


Art In Your Life

There is an art to living. Now if we want to, we can limit ourselves to being very "scientific" about it, describing life as the process of breathing, of specific physiological procedures taking... Full story

 By Brianna Wray    News    January 9, 2020

Gardener's Grove: Planning Ahead

EARTH—As this unseasonably warm winter weather persists, it's easy to envision spring is on its way. So much of cultivation is cumulative. Last year's lessons prevail. I started sunflower and... Full story

 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    January 9, 2020

Walla Walla defeats Kamiakin, 63-53

WALLA WALLA-The Walla Walla Boys Varsity basketball team hosted the Kamiakin Braves in a conference game on Saturday January 4th. #2 Dylan Ashbeck opened the scoring for Walla Walla. A few possessions... Full story


Dayton-Waitsburg basketball boys lose to DeSales in league matchup

Dayton-Waitsburg's boys basketball team came out firing with two three-pointers and a quick lead but in the end D-W couldn't maintain the wild, fast, and physical play from DeSales in the league loss... Full story

 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    January 9, 2020

Inside the matchup: Seahawks vs. Green Bay Packers

With the win this week over the Philadelphia Eagles, the Seahawks season continues. Minnesota's upset win over the New Orleans Saints also helped. Going into the playoffs, the top two seeds are the... Full story

 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    January 9, 2020

Prescott boys basketball win over Oakesdale, 43-37

PRESCOTT-Prescott hosted Oakesdale Saturday January 4th in an early afternoon conference game. The crowd size was smaller than usual, likely due to the holiday break and 4 p.m. start time. The first... Full story


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