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Articles from the February 14, 2019 edition

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Snow much fun!

Emily (7) and Isaac (4) Knudson enjoyed the ride when dad, Lloyd, decided to flatten out the driveway by pulling the kids in a big bucket behind a side-by-side after last week's snow. The Kunudon...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 14, 2019

Rebecca Holderman is 2019 Celebration Days Queen

WAITSBURG – Rebecca Holderman says she is enjoying her first time serving on a royalty court and representing Waitsburg as the 2019 Celebration Days Queen. Holderman has been promoting Waitsburg...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 14, 2019

Columbia County Sheriff Joins I-1639 Opposition

DAYTON – Columbia County Sheriff Joe Helm has officially joined the ranks of law enforcement officials across the state who will not enforce Initiative I-1639. I-1639 was placed on the ballot as an Initiative to the People and approved by voters...

 

Registrations are open for AAUW Great Explorations Program

WALLA WALLA – On Sat., March 9, AAUW’s Great Explorations in Education will present “Reach Beyond the Stars,” a science, technology, engineering and math adventure for 5th through 8th grade girls, at Whitman College, 9 a.m. - 2:45 pm. The...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 19, 2009 Waitsburg native Susan (Lawrence) Talbott and her family, on an airline flight recently espied familiar surroundings in the February 2009 edition of the Alaska Airline Magazine. Yep, there on page 25 was a brief...

 

Columbia County Sheriffs Warn of Phone Scam

DAYTON – On Monday, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office posted to its Facebook page warning citizens about a phone fraud case. An individual claiming to represent the Sheriff’s Office advised a citizen that she had outstanding warrants and/or...

 

Columbia Pulp Job Fair

DAYTON – Columbia Pulp will host a job fair for production operators on Feb. 22 at its administrative offices located at 115 E. Main in Dayton. There will be two sessions, one from 9-11 a.m. and one from 3-5 p.m. Bring a resume and be prepared for...

 

Jimmy Durante Fundraiser Postponed

DAYTON – The Eagles Jimmy Durante fundraiser, planned for Feb. 16, has been canceled temporarily due to the snow. The fundraiser, to support 4-H and The Club, will be rescheduled....

 

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Public Meeting

DAYTON – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian will host a community open house to discuss future fish and wildlife habitat projects planned for the North and South Touchet Rivers and Rainwater Wildlife Area. The meeting will be held in...

 

Blues Crews Needs Volunteers

WALLA WALLA County – The Blues Crew, a Blue Mountain Land Trust volunteer group, is a fun and rewarding way to give back to the places you love to hike. The Crew is currently getting ready to prep trails for spring and summer visitors. The Crew...

 

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Public Meeting

DAYTON – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian will host a community open house to discuss future fish and wildlife habitat projects planned for the North and South Touchet Rivers and Rainwater Wildlife Area. The meeting will be held in...

 

Opening on City of Dayton Planning Commission

DAYTON – The City of Dayton Planning Commission is comprised of five members who hear and make recommendations concerning amendments to zoning ordinances and various land use decisions. Members serve on a volunteer basis and must reside within the...

 

McMorris Rodgers reacts to State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement following President Trumps State of the Union address last week. “Tonight, the president challenged us to look at the...

 

Events

Thursday, February 14 Love in Three Acts Liberty Theater, Dayton 6:30 p.m. Visit libertyheater.org for ticket information. Sunday, February 17 Royal Opera House production of “The Queen of Spades” Gesa Power House Theater 2 p.m. Tuesday,...

 

Waitsburg School Breakfasts & Lunches

Friday, 15 B - Pancakes; L - Hamburger, fries, garden salad, pears Monday, 18 NO SCHOOL - President's Day Tuesday, 19 B - Biscuit & gravy; L - Teriyaki chicken, rice baby corn, sugar snap peas, mandarin oranges Wednesday, 20 B - Cinnamon roll; L -...

 

Birthdays

February 15: Ephraimia Reese, Andrew Wertz, Neta Henze McKenzie, Ansehl Hofer, Christina Hofer, Jack Otterson, Stacy Ashcroft and Wanda Witt, Andrew Wertz, Brianna Wray. February 16: Jason Eaton, Mike R. Mayberry and Loren Eng. February 17: Loyal...

 

From the Editor

When I received notice of the AAUW Great Explorations program, coming in March (see Page 2), I wanted to take the opportunity to share with our readers what a fantastic opportunity this is for...

 

Waitsburg City HallUpdate

By City Clerk, Randy Hinchliffe I am sure many of you have noticed by now the stretch of land being developed at the eastern edge of the City. Mild temperatures in December and January prompted the City to start work on a road project to straighten...

 

Dayton Depot Fashion Show

DAYTON-"Women are going to be excited about it," Museum Director Tamara Fritze said about the new exhibit currently on display at the Dayton Historic Depot. This exhibit includes clothing, foundation...

 

Talk about Art

Talk about Art By Carolyn Henderson When life handed Barbara Coppock a bushel of lemons, she didn't stop with just making lemonade. The Clarkston artist, who creates intaglio print etchings of...

 

Advertising: The good, the bad and the ugly

A column by Dena Martin It's always fun browsing through past issues of The Times, especially when it comes to perusing advertisements from bygone years. Times have certainly changed. In some ways...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 14, 2019

Broetje Orchards sells to Ontario Teachers' Fund

PRESCOTT – According to a Feb. 9 story in the Tri-City Herald, Ralph and Cheryl Broetje sold Broetje orchards to the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in late December. The fund will operate the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    February 14, 2019

Waitsburg Welcomes 2019: Churches

In this multi-part series, The Times connects with Waitsburg businesses, churches and organizations to hear their plans for 2019. Waitsburg Presbyterian Church The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church,...

 

Columbia County Considers Flood Control Zone District

DAYTON—At their regular meeting last week, the Board of County Commissioners and Charles Eaton, the county engineer, discussed moving ahead with their intention to create a county-wide flood...

 

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