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Articles from the May 16, 2019 edition

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 By Dena Martin    News    May 16, 2019

Pat Mohney is Celebration Days Parade Marshal

WAITSBURG-Pat Mohney will trade in his traditional behind-the-scenes role in the Waitsburg Celebration Days parade to take a seat front-and-center as this year's parade marshal. He was selected by...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 16, 2019

District aligns grad requirements with state Standards

WAITSBURG—In an attempt to retain students who might otherwise attend Running Start or SEATech, as well as address budgeting issues, the Waitsburg High School Board of Directors unanimously...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 16, 2019

Dayton welcomes possible alternative to retain current wastewater treatment facility

DAYTON—At last week’s regular city council meeting, City Administrator Trina Cole spoke about a meeting that recently took place between city officials and representatives from Washington Water...

 
 By Brianna Wray    Specials    May 16, 2019

Tech Talk: Troubleshooting

There it is. You’ve got a gadget, all new tech, fresh out of its box, it’s shiny, it’s sleek. Isn’t it amazing they can make these so small? That’s technology for you. As devices of all...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago May 21, 2009 It was Hot N Sunny in the First Race…..and the second…and the third…all the way to Sunday’s Queen’s Derby, with Chilly Wind a long shot that never got out of the g...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Daily Press Board Listing

May 11 Assist: A vehicle was stopped for suspicion of DUI on Hwy 12 and Dewitt Rd. Washington State Patrol took over the investigation. May 2 Warrant Service: A man was arrested on two misdemeanor warrants in the 900 block of Preston...

 

Columbia county fairgrounds 'Make-a-Difference-Day' set for May 18

The public is invited to join the Columbia County Friends of the Fairgrounds (CCFF) and 200 volunteers from the Latter Day Saints church, region-wide, for “Make-a-Difference-Day” on May 18 from 8 a.m. - noon. The fairgrounds and facilities will...

 

Dayton Days at the Boldman House Museum

DAYTON—Experience the daily life of a Dayton family from the early 1900s. On Sat., May 25 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., the Boldman House Museum at 410 N. First St. in Dayton, will demonstrate both old-fashioned chores and old-fashioned fun. Children...

 

Waitsburg School Menus

Friday, 17 B: French Toast L: Pizza, Baby Carrots, Garden Salad, Pineapple Monday, 20 B: Scrambled Eggs & Sausage L: Hamburger ona Bun, Dark Green Leaf Lettuce, Tomato Slice, Oven Friens, Strawberries & Bananas Tuesday, 21 B: Biscuit & Gravy L:...

 

Birthdays

May 17: William Keith, Sally Geiger, Kurt Wittman, Elizabeth Mech, Eric Keith, Drew Bennett and Janelle Meier, Jimmy Dunleavy. May 18: Becky Hodges, Dinah Lindsey, Virginia Reece, Vicki Ruley, Tessa Dutton, Tyler Knox, Sean Stonecipher-Sollars. May...

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

Washtucna School District is seeking a full time 4th & 5th Grade Teacher for the 2019-20 school year.  Washington State Teaching Certificate required.  Interested applicants must submit a District Certificated Application Form (available...

 

Washington's Big Tax Bump

With the dust settling from the 2019 legislative session, the focus is assessing the impacts on taxpayers and our economy. Our state’s budget grew by a whopping 17.5 percent, which is one of the largest increases ever. Gov. Jay Inslee and his...

 

Volunteers Keep Things Running

Dear Editor, Waitsburg Celebration Days is fast approaching.  The reason for it was to maintain the date formerly held by Days of Real Sport after horse racing disappeared from the local scene.  Volunteers are the key to the success of these events...

 

Cadman Donovan Fundraiser is May 29

WAITSBURG-Community members are joining hands to put on a taco feed fundraiser and silent auction for longtime Waitsburg resident and Class of 2012 WHS graduate Cadman Donovan who was injured in a...

 

Piano accompianist and hosts needed

DAYTON—The Liberty Theater is in search of a piano accompanist for the Missoula Children’s Theater, August 5-10. That person will need to meet with the MCT directors the morning of Aug. 5, then attend rehearsals on only Wed., Aug. 7 and Thurs.,...

 

Providence and Walla Walla Public Schools offer free sports physicals May 21

WALLA WALLA—Sports physicals will be offered to students in grades 6 to 11 in all area schools on May 21 from 3-7 p.m. in the Walla Walla High School Big Gym. No appointments are needed. The exams will be performed by Providence Medical Group...

 

Foster Parent Appreciation Month

The month of May has been designated National Foster Parent Appreciation Month. There are nearly 9,000 children currently in foster care in Washington State. Children enter foster care at no fault of their own and most have endured some form of...

 

Dayton Kiwanis

The Dayton Kiwanis hosted the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Dayton City Park. Dayton High School Honor Society students filled more than 1,000 plastic eggs with candy. Those who found the “Golden Eggs” received special prizes. Student...

 

CHEERS

Did someone do a good deed or somehow make your day? Email editor@waitsburgtimes.com with the subject line "Cheers" and we'll aknowledge them here. Cheers! To the Broughton Land Company crew that...

 

WSU Alumni Association President

Waitsburg High School alumnus Bertha (Porier) Clayton was named Vice President of the Washington State University Alumni Association earlier this month....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 16, 2019

Firefighter Focus

WAITSBURG-As longtime volunteer firefighters retire and fresh faces fail to fill the void, the local volunteer pool continues to dwindle. With less than 20 active volunteer firefighters and four...

 
 By Carolyn Henderson    News    May 16, 2019

Talk about Art

Nobody likes deprivation, being without, suffering a lack of something needed. But sometimes, our very hardships are what make the difference, prompting us to wrack our brains for a creative...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 16, 2019

Waitsburg math teacher Jim Leid retires next month

Leid has spent 15 years teaching at Waitsburg High School where he graduated in 1969 WAITSBURG-For Jim Leid, advocating for students and staff has been a priority throughout his teaching career. After...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 16, 2019

Waitsburg FFA attends State Convention

PULLMAN, Wash.-Fifteen Waitsburg FFA members attended the 89th Washington FFA convention in Pullman over May 9-11 under the direction of Advisor Nicole Abel. "Along with the various contests and volun...

 

Tickets on sale for Menopause the Musical off-Broadway tour

WALLA WALLA—Pacific Power presents the Off-Broadway touring production of Menopause The Musical at Gesa Power House Theatre with five performances August 1-4. Menopause The Musical is a joyous celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the mi...

 

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