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Articles from the January 24, 2019 edition

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 By Dena Martin    News    January 24, 2019

Taggart Road Project gets a 'go' in 3-2 vote

Nelson & Moreno is prepared to begin construction in February WAITSBURG – After spending more than an hour weighing the pros and cons, the Waitsburg City Council approved Resolution 2019-692, awarding the Taggart Road Extension Project to Moreno &...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 24, 2019

Council considers vacant storefronts

City looks at incentives to help fill empty buildings WAITSBURG – City officials across the country are faced with the problem of what to do about empty storefronts in their business districts and Waitsburg is no different. A Main Street filled...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 24, 2019

Helping Starbuck students learn through better nutrition

DAYTON – There is a kitchen, but there is no breakfast or lunch program for the 18 K-8 students and seven preschoolers enrolled in the Starbuck School District. Surprisingly, that's nothing new....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 24, 2019

Kudos! Deanna Coulston passes National Boards

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg fourth grade teacher Deanna Coulston has reason to celebrate. After three years of hard work, Coulston is now certified as a National Board Middle Childhood Generalist....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 24, 2019

Kudos! Loren Negron receives WSU Regents Scholarship

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg High School senior Loren Negron has been awarded the Washington State University Distinguished Regents Scholars Award. The scholarship covers full WSU tuition and mandatory fees...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago Jan 29, 2009 Photo caption: Brian Luders, son of David and Teresa (Keeney) Luders, received the Eagle Scout Award this past December 9. This achievement is the highest scout center at Long Lake in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. Brian is the...

 

Reader Photo of the Week

George Gagnon's photos once made regular appearances in the pages of The Times. The former Times photographer was kind enough to send us this scenic shot, taken Jan. 13 on the highway to Spokane,...

 

Moreno trial date set

WAITSBURG – A trial date of Feb. 26 has been set for Leslie M. Moreno, 25, of Waitsburg. Moreno is charged with second-degree murder for the Dec. 28 stabbing death of her boyfriend, Marcus H. Allessio. Moreno is being held in the Walla Walla...

 

February EBT food benefits available in January - Budget Accordingly

OLYMPIA – Due to the partial federal government shutdown, DSHS has announced that most clients will receive their basic food benefits for February by Jan. 20. This is being done to minimize the potential impact of any lapse in funding because of...

 

Strengthening Families Date Change

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School District has moved the start date for their Strengthening Families program from February 14 to Feb. 21. They will also skip the March 28 gathering due to a conflict with a conference. Revised program dates are:...

 

Connect Suicide Postvention Training

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla County Department of Community Health is hosting a suicide prevention training on Fri., Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Chuck Fulton Room at the Walla Walla Police Department, located at 4 East Moore Street....

 

Events

Thursday, January 31 Wine Valley Comedy Courtyard by Marriott (505 W. Rose St., Walla Walla) 7-8:30 p.m. South Carolina comedian Harry J. Riley will headline for this 21-and-over show. Tickets are $12, available at ubne.ws/2CTLtRl Tuesday, February...

 

Waitsburg School Breakfasts & Lunches

Friday, 25 B-Pancakes; Fish sticks, potato twist, coleslaw, applesauce Monday, 28 B-Continental Breakfast; Chicken nuggest, fries, sugar snap peas, cookie, applesauce Tuesday, 29 B-Biscuit & Grafy; Teriyaki chicken, rice, baby corn, mandarin oranges...

 

Birthdays Jan. 25-Jan. 31

January 25: Bob Miller, Matt Schiermeister, Markeeta Little Wolf, Lula Mae Cameron, Nick Baumann, Matt Frohreich and J. C. Picton. January 26: Hirut Senter, Bruce Brunton, Marie Hayes, Rebecca Wilson, Howard Smith, Christopher Brunton, Peter Jones,...

 

Dena Martin: From the Editor

I recently read an article about Amazon’s new Amazon Go convenience stores. The stores are the very definition of “convenient.” They have no cash, no lines and no cashiers. You simply download the Amazon Go app on your phone, walk in, pick up...

 

Port of Columbia considers dark fiber

by Kathryn Witherington, Port of Columbia Economic Development Coordinator The mission of the Port of Columbia is to maximize public resources and private investment to create jobs, provide infrastructure, and maintain and improve the economic vitali...

 

Wildhorse Foundations Supports "The Club" in Dayton

Thanks to the Wildhorse Foundation, The Club in Dayton has an improved kitchen. A $13,095 grant from Wildhorse Foundation awarded in December provided for a new floor, new stainless-steel dish washing sinks, wall repairs and a home style cooking...

 

Correction

Correction: A press release submitted to The Times incorrectly stated that the supported charity for the Jan. 19 Women’s March on Walla Walla was the Children’s Home Society at Valle Lindo. The supported charity is actually the Children’s Home...

 

Talk About Art

Blah. That's how some people, in one word, encapsulate the month of January – it's cold and bleak, the holidays are over, and spring is maddeningly distant. "What on earth could possibly be exciting...

 

Waitsburg School Board Position Open

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School District has an immediate opening for a school board member to replace Russ Knopp who has moved out of the area. Interested parties should email a resume and letter of interest indicating why they would like to...

 

Dayton School Board Position Open

DAYTON - The Dayton School District Board of Directors announces a vacancy for a Position 3 Director. Any Columbia County registered voter who lives within the boundaries of District 3 may apply. For more information contact Superintendent Doug...

 

Waitsburg School Board Update

Board members received engraved leather portfolio holders from the ASB and were served punch and cookies from National Honor Society members in honor of School Board Appreciation Month. Secondary Principal’s Report (Stephanie Wooderchak) -State...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    January 24, 2019

Waitsburg Welcomes 2019, Part 3

In this multi-part series, The Times visits with businesses, organizations and agencies to learn their plans for 2019. This week, we continue our walk around Main Street. In future issues we will...

 

To Kill a Mockingbird Auditions

WALLA WALLA –The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will hold auditions Feb. 4-6 for the drama “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee (dramatized by Christopher Sergel). The play will be directed by Robert G. Randall and Cheryl Sutlick and will be...

 

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