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Articles from the January 10, 2019 edition

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 By The Times    News    January 10, 2019

House Fire Destroys Dayton Home

A cowboy silhouette appears to be taking in the devastating scene of a house fire that destroyed the home of Joe and Kandis Cush at 740 S. 4th Street in Dayton in the wee hours of Monday morning....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 10, 2019

Touchet Valley Communications Changes Hands

WAITSBURG – Local entrepreneur Dan Cole said he hadn’t intended to rid himself of more than one business, but when the right offer came along, he and wife Trina decided to accept. After 32 years in business, Cole sold Waitsburg Grocery, Inc. to...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 10, 2019

CCHS: A Year in Review

DAYTON-When the Hospital Board of Commissioners met in December, Columbia County Health System (CCHS) CEO Shane McGuire took the opportunity to thank them for their show of support since he has been at the helm of the organization. "You have been gre...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 10, 2019

Waitsburg Woman Faces Murder Charges

WAITSBURG – A Waitsburg woman has been formally charged with second-degree murder for the stabbing death of her boyfriend, Marcus J. Allessio, 25. Leslie Melgar Moreno, 25, of 206 Wheatland Drive in Waitsburg, is accused of fatally stabbing...

 
 By The Times    Specials    January 10, 2019

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago January 15, 2009 One of Waitsburg’s community meeting spots, Ye Towne Hall, 121 Main, remains closed while the board of Directors works with its insurance carrier to assess the extent of damage to the structure. Snow loads that accumu...

 

Blast from the Past

Waitsburg is experiencing an especially mild winter, thus far, but that certainly wasn't the case in 1969. The front page headline in the Jan. 2, 1969 issue of The Times read "9" Snow and 24° below...

 

Revilo James Neal

Revilo James Neal made an early arrival, being born nine weeks early at Providence St. Mary's Medical Center in Walla Walla on Nov. 16, 2018. Revilo, born weighing 3lbs. 4 ounces and 17 inches long,...

 

Laura Jean Hevel

Laura Jean Hevel, age 93, of Waitsburg, WA, died at home on December 23, 2018.The memorial service will be at the Presbyterian Church in Waitsburg on Saturday, January 26th at 2:00 p.m. There will be...

 

Jacquelin "Jackie" Greta Long Lyons

Jacquelin “Jackie” Greta Long Lyons, a longtime resident of Dayton passed away on Dec. 25, 2018, at the age of 92. A funeral will be held on Sat., Jan. 19 at 11 a.m. at the Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home in Dayton, followed by a luncheon at the...

 

Events

Saturday, January 12 Dance/Drill Competition Walla Walla High School, 800 Abbott Road Noon Walla Walla High School will host a 10-school dance competition. Competition begins at noon and door entry is $5 for adults and $3 for students with an ASB...

 

Birthdays

January 11: Krista McKinley, Bettina Anderson, Raymond Reed and Jay McKinley, Deborah Larsen. January 12: Scott Reese, Alice Davey, Ron Miller, Yvonne Gusse, Nicholas Leid and Molly Payne. January 13: Wes Romine, Janine John, Megan Withers, Kevin...

 

Waitsburg School Breakfasts/Lunches

Fri. 12 - B: Continental breakfast L: Nachos, cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, fresh banana, fruit choice (canned) Mon. 15 - B: Omelet, hashbrowns, sausage L: Hot ham & cheese on a bun, potato salad, fresh apple, fruit choice (canned) Tues. 16 - B:...

 

Letter From the Editor

It has been a trend in recent years, among those in pursuit of self-improvement, to choose a theme word to focus on for the year. Examples I’ve seen include: risk, freedom, courage, thrive, strength and health. There are a multitude of books,...

 

Walla Walla Puts A Lid on Sewage Overflows

WALLA WALLA –The City of Walla Walla has come up with a clever way to prevent clogged sewer lines. The January 2019 city newsletter explains that fats, oils and grease poured down the drain can catch on roots and imperfections in the lines to...

 

School Retirees Scholarships Available

WALLA WALLA VALLEY – The Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association has two $2,000 scholarships available. Scholarship grants are given to prospective teachers and/or candidates in other school-related fields that will student teach or do an...

 

Dayton Offers Citizen's Academy

DAYTON – Sheriff Joe Helm is pleased to announce the 2019 Columbia County Citizen’s Academy. The Citizen’s Academy will be held every Friday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for 11 weeks beginning Feb. 1, 2019 through April 19, 2019. The classes...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

Dec. 19 Theft of fuel and attempted break in to cargo trailer at 22100 Highway 124 Dec. 28 During the week of 12/24/18, unknown suspects stole a Red Honda ATV from the 5500 Block of Barstow Road. Jan. 3 Deputies responded to a report of a bullet...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 10, 2019

Waitsburg Adopts 2019 Budget

WAITSBURG – In a 2018 budget recap, Waitsburg Mayor Marty Dunn listed completion of the Main Street Bridge as one of the most important projects completed in 2018. Looking forward, the Waitsburg...

 

Waitsburg City Council Update

Council members Mayor Marty Dunn, KC Kuykendall, Kevin House, and Kate Hockersmith were present. Terry Jacoy and Jim Romine were absent. Following a public hearing, council approved the 2019 final budget. (See story on this page.) Danielle Carpenter...

 

Norris takes second at Christmas tourney

Dayton wrestler, Carlos Norris, won his first two matches at the Pomeroy Christmas Tournament on Dec. 29 to place second in the 132 pound weight class. Norris went 3-0 at the Sunnyside JV Tournament...

 
 By The Times    Sports    January 10, 2019

Edgar Martinez Final Year on HOF ballot

Editor's Note: The Times would like to welcome Waitsburg resident and sports enthusiast, Eric Umphrey, as our new sports writer. Eric was out of town this week, but will be covering local sports...

 
 By Dena Martin    Sports    January 10, 2019

DW Boys Put up a Fight but Fall to White Swan, 41-55

WHITE SWAN, Wash. – A strong fourth quarter push wasn’t quite enough to nab DW a win against White Swan on Saturday evening. DW ultimately lost the league road game to the Indians, 41-55. DW...

 

DW Girls Take 68-21 WS Loss

WHITE SWAN, Wash. – The DW girls’ basketball team played a competitive first quarter, but ultimately took a hard hit in a Jan. 5 conference road game against White Swan. “White Swan was a very quick and scrappy team. They put a lot of pressure...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 10, 2019

Waitsburg Welcomes 2019

WAITSBURG – With a new year ahead, and the paper under new ownership, The Times thought it would be fun to take a walk around Waitsburg to learn what local agencies, businesses and organizations...

 

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