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Articles from the March 31, 2022 edition

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Coming soon!

Coming soon. Ready for even more green and the sweet scent of Locust blossoms? In about three weeks, this is what it will look like on Sapolil road…at least it did A few years ag... Full story

 By Beka Compton    News    March 31, 2022

Columbia County fights back against 'government transparency advocate'

DAYTON—Columbia County is just one of many Washington government entities that received a Public Record Request from self-proclaimed ‘government transparency advocate’ Eric Hood. The state...

 By Beka Compton    News    March 31, 2022

Fire hydrants, Park & Rec focus of March Council meeting

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg City Council met for its regular meeting on March 23, 2022. Councilmembers Jim Romine and Jillian Henze were unable to attend the meeting. Mayor Marty Dunn, Councilmembers...


Best of the 2021 Movie Crush on April 16

Gesa offers movie lovers a full menu WALLA WALLA—Gesa Power House Theatre presents the Best of the 2021 Walla Walla Movie Crush on Saturday, April 16, at 7:00 p.m. Last July, the 5th Annual Walla Walla Movie Crush festival of short cinema...


Asking port to support tourism, small business, and the trail

To the editor, Countless hours have been spent by numerous Touchet Valley Trail supporters and the Stakeholder Committee in work on the planning process of the Touchet Valley Trail. That planning process included much time spent evaluating any... Full story


Walla Walla County announces changes to COVID-19 vaccine clinics

WALLA WALLA—Due to reduced demand, Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and local health care partners will decrease the number of vaccine clinics offered at the Providence Southgate campus. Beginning Wednesday, March 30,... Full story


William Roger Smith

March 24, 1927 - August 27, 2020 With great sadness, the Family of William Roger Smith, better known as Bill, Billy Fish, GP Bill or Uncle Peoples, age 93, passed away, August 27, 2020, at Booker... Full story

 By Karen Huwe    Sports    March 31, 2022

DW sports update

DW Golf Wednesday March 23, the golf team played at the Wine Valley Golf Course. It was a 9 holes par 36 course. Caleb Barron and Cayle Davis shot 53 to lead DW players. Theo Anderson was close...

 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    March 31, 2022

Prescott Track Team

From Left to Right: Coach Ryan Anderson, Pedro Reyes, Noel Valle, Taylor Heffington, Coach Jeff Foertsch, Salvador Ayala, Zach Foster, Morgan Lindsey. Not Pictured Violet Beckmon, Mauricio...


Prescott, Starbuck Superintendents respond to quote that they are non-certified.

PRESCOTT-After the recent administrative restructuring at the Dayton School District, an attendee at the March 16 Dayton School Board meeting suggested the district hire a non-certified... Full story


Walla Walla emergency dispatch adopts what3words to help 9-1-1 callers pinpoint their location

WALLA WALLA-Anyone familiar with trying to get an uber to find the exact location for pick-up, knows that some locations are harder than others to find. You may have the right address but on the... Full story


For the lovers of cars

DAYTON­-The latest Art Event at Wenaha Gallery is a tribute to the late co-owner of the gallery, Ed Harri. His wife Pat continues to as sole owner of the Dayton gallery. Harri grew up in Dayton and...


Masks off, Lipstick On, Fingers Crossed

Happily and reluctantly, I have shed my mask, knowing that this is most likely a temporary reprieve. The virus is thriving in Europe and Asia, so I assume we will eventually be inundated and back to...


Wine of the Week

Peter William 2018 Robin's Red This Rogue Valley blend is roughly half Tempranillo and half Syrah, much the same as the winery's 'Extravagance' reserve at a lower price. It's focused and sharp, with...



Ten Years Ago March 29, 2012 [Photo Caption] Six students from Waitsburg High School band and chorus went to Southeast Washington Music Educators’ Honor Band and Chorus on Monday, March 12, in...

 By Luke Chavez    Specials    March 31, 2022

Hollandaise Sauce and a Spring Eggs Benedict

With the warmer days and the first flowers blooming, my mind has turned to planning some springtime entertaining. A decadent weekend brunch with friends, full of lively conversation, and hopefully a...

 By Karen Huwe    Specials    March 31, 2022

Around the Valley : with Karen Huwe

Parts of the Columbia NWR are closed from February 1 to April 30 so the sandhill cranes will not be disturbed. The cranes feed in fields of waste corn in the early mornings and early evenings to... Full story


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