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Articles from the March 11, 2021 edition

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Winter wheat in the spring

Winter wheat starts its spring growth spurt along Middle Waitsburg Road. As is usual this time of year, the Black Locust have yet to leaf out....

 
 By Beka Compton    News    March 11, 2021

Waitsburg and Prescott businesses open, reopen under Phase 2

WAITSBURG—Spring is here, and Waitsburg businesses are welcoming the season with new products, and a few lifted restrictions under Phase 2 of the Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan. As the weather...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 11, 2021

Dayton businesses are ready to welcome you back

Visit Fiesta en Jalisco at 400 West Main Street for the best Mexican food in town. Manager Oscar Guitron and his crew have spent time during the downturn to refresh the inside of the restaurant with...

 

Dayton Historical Depot Society director leaving post.

DAYTON-After six and a half years of employment, Tamara Fritze has left the Dayton Historical Depot Society to pursue other interests. During her time as the Depot Museum Director, Fritze created...

 

Dinner and a Show

WALLA WALLA—Register now for the Seventh Annual Wild and Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, April 1 at 6:30 pm. This year, the Blue Mountain Land Trust is partnering with three fantastic restaurants...

 

APPLICANTS SOUGHT TO FILL VACANCIES ON WAITSBURG-COPPEI FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WALLA WALLA—There are currently three open positions on the Waitsburg-Coppei Flood Control District Board of Directors. The district has been inactive for some years. There is an interest in reactivating the district to assist with certain flood...

 

Umatilla National Forest seeks volunteer campground hosts for the summer

PENDLETON—The Umatilla National Forest is looking for volunteers to spend the summer as campground hosts at the Jubilee Lake and Woodward campgrounds. Campground hosts greet campers, provide...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 11, 2021

Chamber announces Community Choice Awards

DAYTON-The Dayton Chamber of Commerce announced the selection of the 2020 Community Choice Awards on March 3rd. Each year, nominations are taken for exceptional citizen, employee, business and youth,...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 11, 2021

Columbia County Commissioners join opposition to U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson's plan for salmon recovery

DAYTON—In February, U.S. Congressman Mike Simpson, representing Idaho, District 2, unveiled a $33.5 billion proposal for breaching the four lower hydroelectric dams on the Snake River to address...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 11, 2021

Progress on Dayton General Hospital's campus projects

DAYTON-CCHS CEO Shane McGuire provided the Hospital District board with a project update at their February meeting. The floor in the Dayton General Hospital Emergency Department was replaced in...

 

Sheriff Reports

WWCSO Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office March 2 An adult male reported someone stole his real-estate sign. Waitsburg March 3 Witness tampering at County Jail. Walla Walla March 4 A female in Walla Walla County had her debit card stolen, and... Full story

 

Shelly Snyder

Shelly Georgette Snyder Coufal, a long-time resident of the Walla Walla area, passed Monday the 21st of September, 2020, with her family by her side. Shelly was born on September 12, 1957 in Dayton,... Full story

 

Peter "Dean" Hermanns

Born November 2, 1939, and died March 15, 2020, at home from heart issues. His parents were Pete Hermanns and Metha Witt Hermanns. Dean was an avid hunter and fisherman. He worked a lot of cattle in... Full story

 
 By Brad Trumbo    News    March 11, 2021

Honoring the Hinchliff Conservation Legacy

In 1992, ten years after Pheasants Forever came to fruition in Saint Paul, MN, Walla Walla’s Blue Mountain chapter (BMPF) held its first fundraising banquet. Among those responsible for its success were John and Bertha Hinchliff of Dayton, WA. Upon... Full story

 

Times Traveler

Brian Jones of Walla Walla enjoying Spring Training with the Mariners and The Times. 1st batter got a home run for the M's....

 
 By Beka Compton    News    March 11, 2021

Waitsburg Elementary students raise more than $5,000 for Jump for Heart

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg Elementary students spent the first couple weeks of the year raising funds for the American Heart Association. The students raised a grand total of $5,185.96, breaking the...

 

Department of Health adopting CDC guidance on safe behaviors post-vaccine

OLYMPIA—The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is adopting the guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding post-vaccine behavior. If someone has been fully vaccinated, they can: • Gather indoors...

 

March in the Garden

Every year, spring sneaks up on me. February plunks along at a snail's pace, we get a few feet of snow, and I think there is plenty of time yet before spring. Then the snow melts off, and the yellow...

 

Alaskan Nets documents High School basketball team in SE Alaska

METLAKATLA, Alaska-A documentary set to premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in April follows a familiar face throughout Southeast Alaska, documenting a glowing basketball team...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    March 11, 2021

Seahawks have no reason to trade Russell Wilson yet

Rumors have continued to swirl around whether or not Russell Wilson will be traded this offseason. One of the teams on Wilson’s trade list, the Dallas Cowboys, has just signed Dak Prescott to a four-year $160 million extension with a full no-trade...

 

Tigers Volleyball wins two straight set matches against Sunnyside, Yakama Nation

PRESCOTT-Prescott Tigers Volleyball defeated Sunnyside Christian during a home match on March 4. Set scores were 25-13, 25-14, and 25-18. Coach Bob Young shared that the Tigers bettered their season r...

 

DW Volleyball claims victory against River View Panthers

Dayton-Waitsburg Volleyball played against the Walla Walla Valley Academy Knights on March 2, falling short of victory with set scores of 9-25, 11-24, 14-25. Head coach Tracy Barron shared that she was proud of the leadership she saw from the senior...

 

DW Football falls 41-16 against TCP Jaguar

WAITSBURG—Dayton-Waitsburg Football played Tri-Cities Prep Jaguars in an Eastern Washington Athletics Conference (EWAC) football game Friday night. Coach Troy Larsen said that Tri Cities Prep (TCP) is a very fast and physical team that likes to...

 

Chat with Danielle Barnes: Decadent in Dayton

If you've had the pleasure to walk into Locally Nourished, the coffee shop and eatery at 217 East Main Street in Dayton, you've had the opportunity to enjoy some of Danielle Barnes' kitchen...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago March 10, 2011 [Headline] All current council members renominated for the 2011 race It may not have brought quite as many people to town as Cycle Oregon did last year, but in the world of youth wrestling, Waitsburg hit the big time...

 

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