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Articles from the March 24, 2016 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Candidates Speak Up

WAITSBURG – The ballots are out for Waitsburg’s annual city government elections, which take place Monday, Apr. 4. As the only city in Washington still operating under its territorial charter,...

 

Little Leaguers Get to Work

The first of four brand-new Little League fields was finished just in time for the Majors' first practice of the season on Monday afternoon. The other fields are nearing completion as well. The new...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Council Discusses Fairgrounds, Bridge, Crime

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg’s City Council weighed in on the replacement Main Street Bridge design, watershed hunting, and gave a brief update on the fairgrounds grandstands at a well attended March 17...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 24, 2016

"Safari Guide," Special Education Highlight Dayton S.b. Meeting

DAYTON—Last week four students in Mrs. McGhan’s multiage, grades 2-3, classroom came to the Dayton School Board meeting to share with board members a recent writing activity they did in the...

 

Alcohol/Tobacco Retailer Business Training

DAYTON – The Columbia County Public Health Dept. Tobacco Program and the Blue Mountain Counseling Alcohol Prevention Program are sponsoring a retailer business training for those who work with alcohol and tobacco sales and those who serve alcohol...

 

Easter Egg Hunt

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Grange and Commercial Club will host their annual Easter Egg Hunt, complete with prizes and a visit from the Easter Bunny at the Waitsburg City Park at 10 a.m. on Sat., March 26....

 

BINGO Brings in Bucks

WAITSBURG – TEAM RELAY’s annual Shamrock BINGO event raised $1,400 for the American Cancer Society this year. Businesses donating prizes to the event include: The McGregor Company, Wilbur-Ellis, Kenna’s Etched Glass, Puget Sound Energy,...

 

BMS Easter Celebration

DAYTON - Join the businesses at Blue Mountain Station, on Sat., March 26, for an Easter Egg Hunt at noon with multiple categories and over 300 prizes. There will also be craft and food vendors and special Easter promotions in the Co-op Artisan...

 

Pioneer Portraits - March 24, 2016

Ten Years Ago March 30, 2006 Waitsburg’s Garden Club held its first meeting Monday evening March 27 at Delta Connection, under the direction of funder Karen Gregutt. Eighteen charter members formed the new group. Twenty-nine members and guests of...

 

Prom Dress Fittings Available

DAYTON – Volunteers are offering a service for local high school girls who are looking for a prom dress without spending a fortune. Dresses will be available to Dayton, Prescott and Waitsburg high school students for $20. If the dress is dry...

 

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

25: Pancake on a Stick; Mozarella Bread Sticks, Marinara Sauce 28: Biscuit & Gravy; Chicken Patty on a Bun; JoJos 29: Continental Breakfast; Cheese or Pepp Pizza, Carrots, Pineapple 30: Longjohn; Bean & Cheese Burrito 31: Breakfast Pizza, Nachos,...

 

Police Notes - March 24, 2016

Dayton March 6 Report of person knocking on a door and would not go away. Individual was confused and deputy escorted to correct residence. Report from third party of threats between individuals; unfounded. Report of male and female fighting...

 

Birthdays - Week of March 24

March 25: Marilyn Johnson, Lee Brannock and Richard Basel. March 26: Whitney Baker, Rod Estes, Emma Brookshire, Dottie Frohreich, Chet Bond, Jim Kessler, Dawn Nichols and Kris Lytle. March 27: Bill Laughery, Rachel Halley, Emory Flathers, Tammy...

 

Waitsburg's Got News

Here at The Times we sometimes complain to ourselves that there’s not much news in Waitsburg. It often seems like not a whole lot is going on, and so we must get our lazy selves off our behinds and...

 

Ground Rules For a Garden that Lasts

Suddenly, the whole world has burst into bloom and started to turn green. The abrupt transition happens every year, even if the miracle of it always seems to take us by surprise. Sometimes you just have to state the obvious: Spring is joyful. In a dy...

 

Students Raise Funds for Former Classmate as He Battles Cancer

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg High School Leo's Club President Timber Frohreich and Vice President Jacob Dunn, along with fellow club members, are spearheading a "Cash for Cody" Drive to help their friend...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 24, 2016

Who Doesn't Like a Bit of Chocolate at Easter?

DAYTON-You've likely seen these chocolate Easter eggs at various venues around town over the years. You have probably indulged in them a time or two. Have you wondered who makes them, how they are...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 24, 2016

The Language of Possibility

DAYTON-Brad Barton, a certified drug prevention specialist and a card-carrying member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, appeared at the Liberty Theater on Thursday to delight the crowd wi...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Candidates for Mayor - Gobel

Incumbent Mayor Walt Gobel is vying for his sixth term since taking office in 2010. "I'm concerned about the community. I think everybody has a responsibility to support the community as much as they...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Candidates for Mayor - Callahan

Three-term city council member, Debra Callahan is running for mayor and says she hopes to have the opportunity to take Waitsburg's many great resources and make them even better. The 36-year...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Candidates for Mayor - Nettles

Lifelong Waitsburg resident Delores Nettles says her history here, along with a strong concern to make sure the voices of Waitsburg citizens are heard, caused her to throw her hat into the ring for...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Council Candidates - Dunn

Incumbent council member Marty Dunn is no stranger to city politics. Dunn has served two terms as mayor and has been on the city council since the early 2000s. "I left the council for a couple of...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Council Candidates - Gregutt

Karen Gregutt is vying for a first-time seat on the council, eager to contribute her professional expertise and fresh ideas to promote and enhance Waitsburg. Gregutt's career includes 30 years as...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Council Candidates - Hockersmith

Longtime Waitsburg resident and current Community Service Award (formerly called Citizen of the Year) recipient Kate Hockersmith, will make her first-time bid for a council seat this year. Hockersmith...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    March 24, 2016

Waitsburg Council Candidates - House

If there was a "People's Choice" award it would go to incumbent Kevin House who has consistently garnered the highest community vote since he was first elected to council in 2010 under the "Truth &...

 

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