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Articles from the April 15, 2021 edition

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Springtime view of Waitsburg

A stunning view from the water tower above the City of Waitsburg. Local photographer , Bill Rodgers, catches the crisp morning light that illuminates the fields and hills surrounding the...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    April 15, 2021

Three counties roll back to Phase 2

OLYMPIA—Governor Jay Inslee Monday announced that three Washington State counties would roll back to Phase 2 of the Healthy Washington reopening plan after failing to meet the necessary metrics....

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 15, 2021

CCHS participating in group studying regional childcare issues

DAYTON­­-There will be a licensed daycare vacuum in Dayton, when the only current licensed provider drops out of the business at the end of June, said Paul Ihle, a Community Health Worker for the...

 

At the Liberty: Chaos Walking

DAYTON—Chaos Walking, released in the US in early March 2021, will show April 16, 17, 18 and 20. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm, Sunday 3:00 pm, and Tuesday 6:30 pm, at the Liberty Theatre. Based...

 

Sen. Dozier's first bill becomes law, allowing mortgage originators to work from home

OLYMPIA—Freshman Senator Perry Dozier’s first bill was signed into law Wednesday afternoon by Governor Jay Inslee, a measure allowing mortgage loan originators to work from home. Inslee added his signature to Senate Bill 5077 at a bill-signing...

 

Murder hornets, beware! Honeyford bill to extend the term of the Invasive Species Council clears House in a unanimous vote

OLYMPIA—If they had boots, murder hornets, apple maggots, and African clawed frogs would be shaking in them from an announcement on April 12 from the state Legislature. In a unanimous vote, the House of Representatives approved Sen. Jim...

 

Alice Lorraine Bowhay

Alice Lorraine Bowhay passed away on March 31st, 2021 in Dayton, Washington. She was born October 26th, 1930 in Bellingham, Washington to Louis and Reah Cowan. The 6th child of 7 children. Her...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 15, 2021

New concessionaires at the Touchet Valley Golf Course restaurant

DAYTON-If you find you love the food prepared by Sid Highsmith and Nathanial Steen at Blazin Burgers, you should let them know so they will be encouraged to stay. Steen said when the golf course...

 
 By Gail Gwinn    Specials    April 15, 2021

Cheers for Mama Monicelli

My favorite time for dessert is after breakfast, a little motivation before I start checking off my list of Things I Don't Want To Do. Sometimes we have something special on hand, like Sarah's... Full story

 

Home Grown Go Wild 4-H plant sale ends April 21, order now

WAITSBURG—Walla Walla County 4-H’ers are inching closer to in-person activities after more than a year of canceled sales, exhibitions, and meetings. Home Grown Go Wild 4-H, in Waitsburg, is...

 

Walla Walla DOL to reopen April, by appointment only

WALLA WALLA—Commissioner Greg Tompkins has been working with Beau Perschbacher with the Washington State Department of Licensing on the reopening of the Walla Walla Driver Licensing Office. The WWCC is pleased to announce that the Walla Walla... Full story

 

CCSO

April 5 Animal call. Harlem Road 9-1-1 call from Knoblock Apartments. 5th Street Abandoned vehicle. Hartsock Grade April 6 Suspicious activity at the Fish Pond Corps of Engineers. Cottonwood Street Domestic problem. Main Abandoned vehicle at Grace...

 

WWCSO

April 9 Fraud. Walla Walla County April 10 Malicious mischief reported. Waitsburg Informational report taken regarding possible assault. Walla Walla County A violation of a protection order occurred in the county. Walla Walla County April 11 Vehicle...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    April 15, 2021

Baseball fields vandalized over the weekend

WAITSBURG-Late in the night on Friday, April 9, multiple properties were vandalized in Waitsburg, including the baseball fields, the football field, and the horse track. With the first home baseball...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    April 15, 2021

A colorful break at the Cardinal's Nest

WAITSBURG-Give a kid a paintbrush, or in this case, a cup full of acrylic paint, and they can change the world! In cooperation with the Waitsburg Resource Center, the Cardinal's Nest put on a Spring B...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    Specials    April 15, 2021

Guilt, forgiveness, and being seen

The Painter and the Thief, Hulu This Norwegian documentary is a story of friendship built from art and theft. The painter is Czeck artist Barbora Kysilkova whose natural curiosity leads her to a...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    April 15, 2021

Recapping the Mariners season start

The Mariners have started off the season going 5-4 through the first nine games. They have won series against the San Francisco Giants and Minnesota Twins. They lost a series to the Chicago White Sox, a team that several baseball analysts are...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    April 15, 2021

April Kiwanis Club meeting was electric!

DAYTON-On Thursday, April 8, the Dayton Kiwanis Club heard from Dick Muri, City Captain for National Drive Electric Week Steilacoom. Muri has been a member of the Kiwanis Club in Steilacoom since...

 

"The Sounds of Silence," but not in Waitsburg

As I’ve come to learn, I cannot be confident that spring has truly arrived, no matter what the calendar says or how many daffodils, tulips, and crocus I see. Someone recently advised me not to...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago April 14, 2011 Bart Baxter and Tiffany Laposi are opening a 50s Diner in Waitsburg, give them a few months to work on the Whetstone Pub. Inserted in this week’s edition of The Times, you will find something new and special. It’s a...

 
 By Luke Chavez    Specials    April 15, 2021

Eggless Egg Salad

While I am firmly an omnivore, there have been moments, albeit brief moments, when I have dabbled in vegetarianism. Blame it on my childhood, surrounded by West Coast hippies and artists, but I have...

 

The Caterpillar Chronicles: A lesson in bugs

Spring is here, and yard work is in full swing! While I have a healthy respect for bees, worms, and other helpful bugs, I avoid the insect world as much as possible. As the laws of parenthood would...

 

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