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Articles from the June 21, 2018 edition

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 By Ken Graham    News    June 21, 2018

Columbia Pulp Ramps Up Hiring

DAYTON – Columbia Pulp is now well on the way to having the employment impact in the area that community leaders have been hoping for for nearly five years. In an interview with The Times last week, Columbia Pulp CEO John Begley said that his firm...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 21, 2018

Dain Nysoe Seeks Columbia County Commissioner Seat

DAYTON-There is now a two-way race for the District 3 Columbia County Commissioner seat in this year's November election. The winner will replace retiring commissioner Merle Jackson beginning in Janua...

 

Waitsburg Candidates' Forum June 27

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Commercial Club and the Waitsburg Town Hall board of directors will host a candidates’ forum on Wednesday, June 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall. Candidates for Walla Walla County Sheriff and for two state...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-June 26, 2008 Organizers have mobilized and are calling all former students of the Huntsville School or Huntsville residents to gather for a reunion in August. Photo caption: The Huntsville Grade School students for the 1946-47 school...

 

Aimee Rene' (Lewis) Harshman

It is with great sadness the family of Aimee Harshman announces her passing on Thursday, June 7th, 2018 at the age of 42. Aimee will be lovingly remembered by her husband Dustin and her children...

 

Liberty Theater Façade Upgrade Planned

DAYTON - A large scale restoration project on the theater’s marquee and façade begins on Thursday, June 21, however the theater will remain open through the duration of the work. More information can be found at www.libertythea...

 

Task Force Receives Grant for Caboose Park

DAYTON – The Sherwood Trust of Walla Walla announced that it has awarded a $65,000 grant to the Dayton Development Task Force. The funds will be used for development of a park in the area near the caboose and playground west of the Dayton Historic...

 

Chamber Music Festival Rehearsal

DAYTON – The Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival will hold a rehearsal, open to the public, on Monday at 10 a.m. at the Liberty Theater on Dayton’s Main Street. Monday’s rehearsal will feature Strauss’ Metamorphosen String Septet. The...

 

Vacation Bible School in Starbuck

STARBUCK – The Starbuck Community Church is offering a vacation bible school Monday through Thursday next week at the church, on Main Street. Kids age 4 through 6th grade are invited to attend. The VBS will run from 9 to 11:45 each day. The theme...

 

Saint-Jean Baptiste Day Celebration

WALLA WALLA – The Frenchtown Historical Foundation will hold its seventh annual Saint-Jean Baptiste Day Celebration on Saturday. It will be held at the Frenchtown Historic Site on Old Highway 12, two miles west of the Whitman Mission. This...

 

Birthdays

June 22: Andy Winnett, Michael Spidell and Paul Cook. June 23: James Lehr, Teresa McConnell, Debbie Shaeffer, Delbert Porter, Michelle Bergevin, Lynn Savage, Jon Gibson and Heather Havens. June 24: Kathleen Seaton, Donna Surry, Rod Bailey, Suzanne...

 

Matt Stroe is Best Choice for Sheriff

Dear Editor, In my ministry, I’ve always tried to stay out of politics and publicly voicing my personal political inclinations. Why? Because I feel that my main job is to bring people together and to share the love of Jesus. The political arena...

 

Supporting Matt Stroe for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I’m writing to express my ardent support for Matt Stroe as a candidate for sheriff of Walla Walla County. I met Matt as a student at Whitman College while working for the Security Department in a work study position. Matt is an...

 

Hells Canyon by Jet Boat

Since 2019, neither rain nor sleet nor snow has prevented the U.S. Postal Service from delivering mail to people living along the Snake River in the remote and rugged regions of Hells Canyon. Last...

 

The Pastels of Kirk Campaña

Generally, at the doctor's office, the last thing most of us think about are gently flowing brooks, rippling grass in a mountain meadow, and the most fragile of butterflies poised on a flower. At the...

 

We Hosted Two Remarkable Asian Students

By Tanya Patton I have always admired families who open their homes to host international exchange students, but I never imagined that my family would be one of them! Now, I look back on the last 10...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    June 21, 2018

Waitsburg and Prescott Pools are Now Open and Ready for Summer Fun

WAITSBURG – While the Dayton city pool is closed for this summer, facilities in Waitsburg and Prescott are stepping up to meet the area’s demand for chlorinated summer fun. Both the Waitsburg pool (across Coppei Avenue from Preston Park, open...

 

Cowboy Poet and Musician to Appear at Liberty Theater

DAYTON - Touchet Valley Arts Council and the Liberty Theater are hosting cowboy poet and musician Joel Eliot to the Liberty Stage on Saturday, June 30, from 7 - 9 p.m. Eliot, a working ranch...

 

Dayton Schools to Present HS Principal Candidates

DAYTON – A selection committee appointed by the Dayton School Board will interview four candidates on Thursday for the Dayton Middle School/High School principal position. Two applicants will be selected from that pool for a final interview...

 

Salted Peanut Bars

This weekend I went to the bake sale at the Best Western Hotel – a fund raiser for needy families at Christmas. I bought several different items, one of which was these salted peanut bars. They...

 

Legal Notices for June 21, 2018

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.TS No.: WA-17-798620-SH APN No.: 33394 / 360721710113 Title Order No.: 8720760 Deed of Trust Grantor(s): DOLORES MALDONADO, AN UNMARRIED PERSON Deed of Trust... Full story

 

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