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Articles from the March 22, 2018 edition

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 By Ken Graham    News    March 22, 2018

Dozier Water Bottling Plan Moves Ahead

WALLA WALLA – On Monday, the Walla Walla County Commissioners voted unanimously to move forward an application by Waitsburg-area farmers Perry and Darlene Dozier to amend the county zoning code to allow use of their owned water rights for water...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 22, 2018

Water/Sewer Rate Study Presented to Dayton Council

DAYTON— Angie Sanchez, Managing Principal with Financial Consulting Solutions Group in Seattle, has been working with the City of Dayton for the past year to complete a water and sewer rate study. Speaking at last week’s city council meeting,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 22, 2018

Waitsburg Board Tables Property Sale Discussion

WAITSBURG – At their regular March meeting, the Waitsburg School Board opted to table discussions about the possible sale of several school properties, including the District House located next to Preston Hall. Discussions were set aside due to a s...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-March 27, 2008 Jack McCaw recently received a phone call from an old war buddy, Joe Plemons of Catoosa, OK. It has been decades since the two spoke. Jack had served on the USS LSM 268 during World War II, along with Plemone. The two...

 

Waitsburg Kindergarten Registration

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the fall of 2018 during the week of March 26-29. Registration will be in the elementary office from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m....

 

Waitsburg Community Awards

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club will announce its 2018 Community Service Award and Business of the Year Award at their annual meeting on April 17. The Commercial Club is inviting nominations now for both awards. Last year, Jim Davison was...

 

Bluewood BASH this Weekend

Coming Saturday and Sunday, BASH transports us back to the 80s--neon colors, big hair and, like, the coolest music ever. The popular pond skim splashes down on Saturday (conditions permitting), along with a beer garden, 80s costume contest, and live...

 

Birthdays

March 23: Jayce Bayer, Sally Baker, Mary Hunziker, Beryl Witt, Ron Bishop, Seth Straayer, Jennifer Pierson, Sandy Baker. March 24: Michael Smith, Fred Hamann, Chloe Pearson, Kim Iverson, Randy Sorick, Jeff Harper, John Dodson and Lacey Maki. March...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 22, 2018

Dayton Memorial Library has Two New Library Assistants

DAYTON-Kristie Korslund was hired in February to take over for Vicki Zoller, who took a job in the county's Emergency Management Services Department in January.While Korslund is performing many of...

 

It's Time for Grandstand Issue to be Decided

Dear Editor, Several groups have offered input concerning the fairgrounds. The latest, the Grandstand Advisory Committee, was created by council. It was created to exist for a limited time which, I believe, has expired. Due to busy lives this committ...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 22, 2018

Busy Winter for Columbia Co. Planning Dept.

DAYTON—The first quarter of the year has been busy for the staff at the Columbia County Planning and Building Department. Planning Director Meagan Bailey outlined some of the projects her office is working on during a recent interview. Land Swap Th...

 

Building permits issued in February

Starbuck 1351 Hwy. 261; Columbia Pulp LLC; Fire suppression Waitsburg 214 W 6th St; Francesco, Ron; Mechanical 216 Main St; Hill, Lane; Plumbing 315 Coppei Ave; Reser, Frank; Remodel Dayton / Columbia County 1123 S 3rd St; Buroker, Dale Jr; Addition...

 

Sports Schedules this Week

Dayton/Waitsburg Baseball Saturday, March 24 at Pomeroy Noon One Game Dayton Softball Thursday, March 22 At Columbia Burbank 4 p.m. One Game Wednesday, March 28 at Colton 2 p.m. DH Dayton Track / Waitsburg Track Saturday, March 24 MacDougall Invite,...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    March 22, 2018

Now Open: Chicken Bill's BBQ Cafe at TVGC

DAYTON – Bill and Teresa Ayotte grew up in food service. "Teresa's mother ran a café in Garibaldi, Ore.," Bill said. "I worked at a Spudnut shop in Richland as a teenager." Bill and Teresa are the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 22, 2018

District Accepts Capital Projects Bid

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg School Board opened bids for the 2017 Bond Project on March 6 and received a pleasant surprise. The project, which includes work on all three district buildings and a new field house at the athletic field, was awarded to DGR G...

 

Waitsburg School Board Summary

WAITSBURG - Para professional Cathy Schirm and students gave a presentation about the morning enrichment program that began in November. Schirm said that six to eight children attend regularly and enjoy help with reading, homework and are building...

 

Double-Streusel Coffee Cake

After last week's long recipe, this will be short, comparatively. It is the old fashioned Bisquick coffee cake recipe that used to be on the box and no longer is. I was looking for something quick...

 

Legal Notices for March 22, 2018

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received at the Columbia County Commissioners’ Office, Columbia County Courthouse, 341 E Main Street, Dayton, WA 99328, until 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 2, 2018, for the designation of the county...

 

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