The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

Articles from the April 16, 2020 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 34



'Be The Light'

Waitsburg School District honored the Waitsburg High School Class of 2020 with a 'Be The Light' display at the school football field on Friday, April 10 at 8:20 p.m. for 20 minutes. The scoreboard...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    April 16, 2020

Walla Walla County COVID-19 cases have doubled in the past week

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County health officials confirmed on April 12 that the local case count for COVID-19 has more than doubled in the past week. Twelve additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since Friday, April 3rd. This brings...

 

Multi-county outbreak tied to Tyson Fresh Meats in Wallula, WA

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County health officials confirmed on Monday, April 13 that six positive cases of COVID-19 in Walla Walla County are linked to employment at Tyson Fresh Meats in Wallula. In addition, the Benton- Franklin Health District is...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 16, 2020

Columbia County Commissioners rescind agreement with Rural Library District board of trustees

DAYTON—The Columbia County Board of Commissioners (CCBC) has rescinded a nine-year-old agreement with the Columbia County Rural Library District Board of Trustees, regarding how appointments to the...

 

Providence offering telehealth visits with primary care providers and specialists

WALLA WALLA—Providence Medical Group patients now can have their medical appointments with many providers via a smartphone, tablet or computer for the same price as a standard office visit co-pay. These appointments include primary care and some...

 

Dayton Food Bank distribution has moved to Columbia County Fairgrounds

Columbia County Food Bank's distribution center moved from downtown Dayton to the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Tuesday, April 14. Distributions will be available every Tuesday from 2 - 4 p.m. with...

 

Backyard marathon challenge issued by Millstone Cafe & Bakery

Deb Callahan is excited about the opening of her new restaurant in downtown Waitsburg, the Millstone Cafe & Bakery, located at 206 Main Street. She is inviting all children in Waitsburg to... “get busy and make some money for our Resource...

 

American Legion Post #42 of Dayton cancels Spring Bingo

DAYTON—American Legion and Auxiliary Post #42 of Dayton has canceled their annual Spring Bingo event which was to be held on April 23. Commander Amerien states that “when it can safely be determined that the threat of infection has been...

 

Central Washington resources to support high priority long-term care needs in COVID-19 fight

CAMP MURRAY, WA—After consulting with local authorities, Gov. Jay Inslee and Vice Admiral (ret.) Raquel Bono, M.D, announced on April 11 a decision to utilize Central Washington medical resources to ensure our most vulnerable are protected. The...

 

Happy Birthday!

April 16: Carol Anne Fortner, Lynne Jones Simpson, Dora Loveall, Sandy McCaw, Taryn Chromy, Christina Page, Naomi Kulp, Kelsey Alleman,Butch Peck and Kate Hockersmith. April 17: Daniel Baker, Melissa Huwe, Martin Huffman, Joseph Wood, and Drew...

 

Waitsburg Garden Club announces beautification project this Saturday

Waitsburg Garden Club President Susan Donegan sent an invitation to her members recently announcing that "It's time for our annual beautification project for downtown Waitsburg – planting out the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 16, 2020

Blue Mountain Counseling Center offers tips

DAYTON—The staff at Blue Mountain Counseling of Columbia County have been discussing ways to maintain good emotional health during this time of required social distancing, because of the COVID-19...

 

School meals to be delivered to Waitsburg children

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School District began serving sack breakfast and lunches following Governor Jay Inslee’s mandatory school closure in March. Originally the service had designated areas around Waitsburg for families to pick up meals,...

 

From the Waitsburg Resource Center

Dear Editor, Once again, we at the Waitsburg Resource Center (the food bank) extend gratitude to the Waitsburg Community. Ten Ton Coffee gave out 85 free bag lunches and raised $523 for the Waitsburg Resource Center. At this time, our neighbors are...

 

Deanna Tipton seeks birthday greetings for her mother Doris Huffman, on her 90th birthday

Dear Editor, My mother, Doris Huffman, is going to be 90 years old on April 20th. Due to COVID-19 we can't have a party, but I was wondering if you could put an announcement in The Times and ask...

 

Information about economic impact payments

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020. This over $2 trillion economic relief package is...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    April 16, 2020

Domestic violence can escalate in times of stress

WALLA WALLA—In 2019, 326 women and 174 children spent a total of 8,268 nights of rest in Walla Walla YWCA Domestic Violence shelters. Additional support this organization provides individuals in Walla Walla and Columbia County include sexual...

 

How the pandemic may affect intimate partner violence; and help in times of uncertainty

The National Domestic Violence Hotline's website provides a list of ways that the virus could uniquely affect intimate partner violence survivors: Abusive partners may withhold necessary items, such...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 16, 2020

Columbia County Board of Commissioners concerned about budget

DAYTON—A revenue shortfall associated with the costs for mitigating damage to county infrastructure due to the recent flood, and from economic impacts due to the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the C...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 16, 2020

Port of Columbia seeks commissioner

DAYTON—Fred Crowe, Port of Columbia Commissioner representing District 3, has resigned from the Port Commission effective Thursday, April 9. “It has been a pleasure and honor to serve with the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 16, 2020

Columbia County Health System seeks financing options

DAYTON—Columbia County Health System officials have been concerned about the financial health of Dayton General Hospital, the Waitsburg Clinic, Columbia Family Clinic and the Booker Rest Home,...

 

Legal Notices

Superior Court of Washington, County of Columbia In re: Petitioner: Terysa Lynn Marietta, aka Terysa Lynn Johnson aka Terysa Lynn Harvey aka Terysa Marietta Harvey No. 20-3-00002-2 Summons Served by Publication And Respondent/s:Ronald Charles...

 

Rome wasn't built in a day

Last July 4th holiday was the first time Daniel visited Waitsburg since we originally bought the house around 15 years ago. But, like the movie The Moneypit, the work and financial outgo is still...

 
 By Paul Gregutt    News    April 16, 2020

The Cookie Chronicles

Chapter Three – Mr. B N'est Pas Une Boule! Mr. B is the name we gave to Cookie's ball in a failed effort to keep her from going ballistic every time we said the word ball. But more importantly,...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    April 16, 2020

Our at-home law student is apprehensive about final exams

I've been home for just over a month now-and I mean that quite literally. Our family picked a "designated extrovert" to do all the errands fairly early on, and those of you who know me know that my...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019