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Articles from the January 11, 2018 edition

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Food and Fun

The Waitsburg Resource Center helped keep kids fed and entertained during winter break by offering free lunches and activities on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. each week of break. The resource center...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 11, 2018

Communities Question DW 2018-19 Full Combine Concerns

WAITSBURG – The College Football National Championships played second fiddle for community members concerned about the fate of the proposed 2018-19 Dayton-Waitsburg full athletic and activities combine. Local sports took precedence as more than 50...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 11, 2018

CCHS Ends Year on a High Note

DAYTON—Columbia County Health Services CEO Shane McGuire said the district is on pace to finish the year around $21.5 million in gross patient revenue, conservatively, and around $16.5 million in net patient revenue, which represents a 24% increase...

 

Blue Mountain Region Trails Celebration

WALLA WALLA - The public is invited to celebrate the completion of the Blue Mountain Region Trails Plan at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 22 at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds Community Building. The celebration will begin with a brief presentation of the...

 

Weed Board Annual Growers Meeting

DAYTON – The Columbia County Noxious Weed Board will hold its annual meeting on Jan. 25 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds Pavilion from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.. The meeting is free and open to the public. Items covered will include: Weed Board...

 

Pioneer Portraits - January 11, 2018

Ten Years Ago January 17, 2008 Jack Cyr, Mr. Recycling around Waitsburg, will cease recycling newspaper and cardboard as of April 1, 2008, blaming high gas prices. Cyr informed The Times through a Letter to the Editor. “They say we’re going to...

 

Dayton Frgrnds. Yard Sale Fundraiser

The Citizens for Community Projects - Friends of the Fairgrounds is having a fundraiser yard sale in the Youth Building at the Columbia County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Fri., Jan. 19, and from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., on Sat., Jan. 20. The...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Jan 4 A man reported a game trail camera mounted on the side of his house was stolen on W. Fourth St....

 

Columbia County Superior Court

Arraignments -Robert Lee Lambert, Jr., 27, Dayton (in custody). Charged with one count of intimidating a witness, one count of harassment and one count of 4th degree assault. Charges stem from police being shown a video of the accused allegedly...

 

Birthdays - Jan. 12 - Jan. 18

January 12: Scott Reese, Alice Davey, Ron Miller, Yvonne Gusse, Nicholas Leid and Molly Payne. January 13: Wes Romine, Janine John, Megan Withers, Kevin House. January 14: Maxine Cecil, Janice Davis and Greg Smith, Jaylee Dunleavy. January 15: Kayla...

 

School Breakfasts and Lunches

12: French Toast; Mozzarella Cheese Stix, Marinara Sauce 15: NO SCHOOL 16: Biscuit & Gravy; Orange Chicken, Stir Fry Veggies 17: Longjohn; Chili, Cornbread 18: Breakfast Pizza; Chicken Quesadilla, Spanish Rice...

 

Flood Study is a Poor Idea

Thanks to Terry Jacoy for his vote against entering into an agreement with the Corps of Engineers to fund a study of Waitsburg’s flooding by the Touchet River and Coppei Creek. Councilman Jacoy’s dissent of this study shows someone is thinking...

 

Good Manners Still Count in Business

By Don C. Brunell Our parents drilled into our heads that saying “please” and “thank you” were not only part of everyday life, but were essential to operating a successful business. They are the basic ingredients of “Good Manners.” For mo...

 

Moments in Time

* On Jan. 18, 1778, English explorer Captain James Cook becomes the first European to discover the Hawaiian Islands when he sails past the island of Oahu. Two days later, he landed at Waimea on the island of Kauai and named the island chain the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 11, 2018

Ken Graham Is Dayton Chamber Interim Director

DAYTON—Ken Graham, owner and publisher of The Times newspaper in Waitsburg, has been appointed interim director of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce by the chamber board. “I told them I need to be...

 

Talk about Art

Christmas may be the season for giving, but it's not the only one. And while January seems an unlikely candidate for altruism, at Wenaha Gallery, it's the perfect time for the community to give back...

 

Upcoming Games

Dayton Basketball Fri., Jan. 12 Liberty Chr. @ Dayton Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Sat., Jan. 13 Mabton @ Mabton Girls 5 p.m./Boys 6:30 p.m. Thurs., Jan. 18 WWVA @ Dayton Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Waitsburg Basketball Fri., Jan. 12 St.John Endicott...

 

Eyes on the Ball

It was all eyes on the ball as the Lady Cards and Lady Tigers wait for a rebound during Friday night's game on the Tiger turf where the Cards outscored the Tigers 47-42. On Saturday, Colton played in...

 

Poet Laureate Tod Marshall to Visit Dayton

DAYTON – Washington State Poet Laureate, Tod Marshall will visit Dayton on Jan. 19. Marshall will make presentations at the elementary and high school during the day, with an evening presentation at the Dayton Memorial Library at 6 p.m. The event...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 11, 2018

Dayton Stylist Moves into New Digs

DAYTON-Stylists, colorists, and inventors Melissa McCowen and Bridget House still work and travel together even though House has moved from the Main Street Salon, into her own digs at 242 East Main...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 11, 2018

Council Refers Truck Parking Issue to Planning Commission

WAITSBURG – After hearing from both parties involved and engaging in a brief discussion at their Dec. 20 meeting, the Waitsburg City Council decided to hand a noise ordinance issue over to the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 11, 2018

School District Capital Improvement Projects are On Track

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg School District capital improvement projects are on track and building permits were submitted to the city last month, Design West Senior Project Architect Ned Warnick told the...

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

First, I have not made last week's soup recipe, because I had not picked up the garam masala spice, only to find out that my back alley neighbor has some she is willing to share so I will make the...

 

Legals - January 11, 2018

2018 MRSC ROSTERS SMALL PUBLIC WORKS, CONSULTANT, and VENDOR ROSTERS FOR PARTICIPATING WASHINGTON STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES LOCATED IN SOUTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON The Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington (MRSC) hereby advertises... Full story

 

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