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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019

Waitsburg City Elections See New Faces

WAITSBURG-Two new faces have thrown their hats in the ring seeking a seat on the Waitsburg City Council. Pam Chapman and Jim Elgin will join incumbents K.C. Kuykendall, Terry Jacoy, Kevin House, Jim...

 

Show Stoppers!

Performers get into character as they practice for the upcoming Show Stoppers spring musical revue at the Liberty Theater. The show features 18 numbers from favorite past productions. See Page 9 for...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 21, 2019

Friends of the Dayton Community Pool broadens its vision

DAYTON—The Friends of the Dayton Community Pool has revamped its name and purpose. “We kept running into community conversations that talked about how lovely it would be to have a community or multi-purpose center in our county,” said...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019

Walla Walla and Columbia Counties Implement VSP Plans

COLUMBIA/WALLA WALLA Counties—With Columbia and Walla Walla County’s Voluntary Stewardship Program (VSP) plans accepted by the state, implementation is underway. The VSP provides an alternative approach for counties to meet Growth Management Act...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago March 26, 2009 Photo caption: Pictured are some of the Waitsburg Mat Birds medalists from the Pomeroy wrestling tournament on March 21, 2009. Back row: Ryan Proctor, Dalton Janopoulos, Head Coach Travis Newman, Ben Brown, Trenton...

 

Reader Photo of the week

Times Reporter Brianna caught this shot of a rollerblader and his dog who found a unique way of enjoying the sunshine as they headed down Waitsburg's Main Street on Monday afternoon. We're not quite... Full story

 

Waitsburg candidates forum is Mon.

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Commercial Club and the Town Hall Association will host a City Council Candidates Forum on Mon., March 25 at 7 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall...

 

Waitsburg Kindergarten Registration March 25-28

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the fall of 2019 during the week of March 25-28. Registration will be in the elementary office from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Mon. and Tues., and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on...

 

4-H Fundraiser Breakfast on Sat.

WAITSBURG—The PenPals 4-H Club is holding a fundraiser Pancake breakfast on Sat., March 23 from 7-10:30 a.m. in the Waitsuburg Elementary School multi-purpose room. Breakfast is $5 per plate for pancakes, eggs, sausage links and juice. Additional...

 

Bluewood BASH is March 30-31

DAYTON—The annual Ski Bluewood BASH (Bluewood Annual Spring Happening) will be March 30-31. Skiers are encouraged to welcome spring by wearing sunny-day wear such as sunglasses and tropical shirts. The popular pond-skim takes place Saturday, along...

 

Walla walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

March 14 Subject in Prescott taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center for mental health evaluation....

 

Birthdays

March 22: Garrett Buffington, Kenneth Lewis, Mary Hamblen, Gia Fluharty, Amy Morrow and Cole Janovich. March 23: Jayce Bayer, Sally Baker, Mary Hunziker, Beryl Witt, Ron Bishop, Seth Straayer, Jennifer Pierson, Sandy Baker. March 24: Michael Smith,...

 

Cheers!

Editor's Note: We need you! In an effort to promote positivity The Times will run a "Cheers!" section each week. This is like "Cheers and Jeers" section but without the "Jeers." If readers see or...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    March 21, 2019

Ju's Traveling Pages Finds a Home

WAITSBURG-Multifaceted entrepreneur Jessika Bannerman is having a busy week. Her book and gift shop, Ju's Traveling Pages, launched this past weekend and locals are stopping in to peruse the curated...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019

Linda Henze changes roles after two decades as school secretary

WAITSBURG-For more than 20 years, visitors to the Waitsburg Elementary School office have been greeted by the smiling face of Linda Henze. With Henze's recent promotion to Human Resources/Fiscal...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019

Liberty Theater benefits from Wildhorse grant

DAYTON—A $7,612 grant from the Wildhorse Foundation has helped enable the Touchet Valley Arts Council (TVAC) to address several safety and energy efficiency needs at the annex building adjacent,...

 

Main Street Demo

The gap on Waitsburg's Main Street got a little larger when the building at 103 Main was demolished Tuesday morning. The building was damaged by fire last September when the adjacent structure, at...

 

Kudos!

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 By Brianna Wray    News    March 21, 2019

The Museum of Un-Natural History

WALLA WALLA-Upstairs, and down the hall of a brick-and-mortar building on Walla Walla's Main Street sits one Gerald Matthews; part artist, part exhibit. Matthews is a retired actor most famously...

 

'A Doll's House' at Gesa Power House

WALLA WALLA—Gesa Power House Theatre presents a local production of the play "A Doll’s House,"Part 2 on Thurs., May 9 and Sat., May 11 at 7. p.m. and on Sun., May 12 at 2 p.m. In the final scene of Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking masterwork, "A...

 

'To Kill a Mockingbird' at the Little Theatre of Walla Walla

Walla Walla—The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will stage the drama "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee (dramatized by Christopher Sergel) with performances March 29, 30, April 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14. A literature classic, this dramatization...

 

Rude and Jenkins in Dayton on March 23

DAYTON—Sixteenth District representatives Skyler Rude (R-Walla Walla) and Bill Jenkin (R-Prosser) will be hosting three town halls on March 23. During the events, the lawmakers will provide and update on the 2019 legislatives session and will take...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 21, 2019

Dayton March City Council Update

Urban Growth Area land swap proposal moves forward DAYTON-City of Dayton Mayor Craig George will pass his gavel to Mayor Pro-tem Zac Weatherford on April 30. George read a letter of his resignation...

 

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