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Articles from the June 23, 2022 edition

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 By Karen Huwe    Specials    June 23, 2022

All Wheels Weekend and Wallowa Lake

Dayton All Wheels Weekend The high gas prices might have kept a few car owners from “dragging the gut” Friday night. Quite a few were parked and not as many were lined up at the Homestreet Bank...


Columbia County deputies investigate shooting

DAYTON—On Monday, June 20, around 6:00 p.m., Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of shots fired at 118 East Washington Street in Dayton. They encountered a 54-year-old man in a second-floor apartment, suffering from a gunshot...

 By Beka Compton    News    June 23, 2022

Waitsburg gains splash pad, loses surplus sale

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg City Council gathered for a regular meeting on Wednesday, June 15. All council members were present. Joy Smith commented on a report she shared with the council before the...


Dayton school board hires new principal

DAYTON – The Dayton School Board met for their regular meeting at 6 p.m., June 15, 2022. All board members were present in the auditorium, Aneesha Dieu, Zac Fabian, Grant Griffen, Chair Jeffrey McCowen, Korinda Wallace, Madison Richardson (Student...


At the Liberty:

DAYTON­—Jurassic World 3 is the next chapter in one of the biggest franchises in the history of cinema. Rotten Tomatoes writes “Experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time. Chris Pratt and... Full story


6th annual Walla Walla Movie Crush July 15-17 at GeSA Power house

WALLA WALLA—The 6th Annual Walla Walla Movie Crush, celebrating the most intoxicating blend of American short cinema, returns to Gesa Power House Theatre on July 15-17. Once again, the festival will showcase narratives, documentaries, animation,...


YWCA Fun Factory is back for the summer

Walla Walla Valley-Fun Factory is a mobile summer recreation program that brings fun outdoor activities for kids 5-10(ish) to the Walla Walla Valley communities. This year the YWCA program will bring... Full story


Applauds Library for Pride Month

To the editor, I would like to acknowledge and applaud the Dayton Memorial Library for their book displays and other readers’ advisory efforts for Pride month. Libraries are for everyone, and I’m happy to see our library recognizing that...


June Preston

June Preston, one of the last remaining child actresses of Hollywood’s Golden Age turned world-renowned opera singer, has passed away in Montclair, NJ at age 93. June Preston was born December 29,...


Dallas Yvonne Uthe

Dallas Yvonne Uthe, age 91, formerly of Presho, SD, passed away peacefully in her sleep on June 15, 2022, at Touchmark at All Saints in Sioux Falls, SD. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on... Full story


Day Camp contributes big

DAYTON-The Community Day Camp, Cruisin' with Jesus, sponsored by Dayton's First Methodist, First Congregational, and Grace Episcopal churches, was held June 13, 14, and 15. Twenty-three boys and... Full story


Walla Walla Democratic party endorsements

WALLA WALLA – The elected and appointed Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) of the Walla Walla County Democratic party have endorsed candidates in the 2022 election: 5th Congressional District — Natasha Hill 16th WA Legislative District, Pos. 2... Full story


Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center to host virtual clergy training

WALLA WALLA—The Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center’s Chaplain Service is hosting a virtual community clergy training program June 23 from 8-10 a.m. for clergy throughout the Jonathan M. Wainwright VA’s catchment area (which...


Waitsburg High School Class of 1972

Class Reunion celebrated at American 35 on Saturday, June 11th.... Full story

 By Popo Ott    Specials    June 23, 2022


A long time ago, the frigate I was aboard slid over the glassy water of Japan’s Inland Sea with only a soft hiss. In the dawn, patchy fog drifted over the water, turning rose-colored as the sun began to climb in the sky. Small wooden motorized...


A Garden Update

Depending on the day, the weather has somewhat improved, being more conducive to outside activities, like gardening. However, I still have an open wound because I was impatient (as usual) and had the...



Ten Years Ago June 21, 2012 [Photo Caption] Karen Stanton-Gregutt and her “assistant” Cookie proudly show off the front door that leads into her new shop, Bubbles & Chocolate: The Finer Things, wh...

 By Luke Chavez    Specials    June 23, 2022

Roasted Carrot and Radish Salad with Honey Ricotta

With summer officially here, much of our entertaining has moved outside with meals centered around savory delights cooked on the grill. Whether we are making grilled steaks, hamburgers, or skewers, I...


Wenaha Gallery to Close September 30

They had a dream that they worked together to fulfill – and they did. Twenty-nine years ago, Ed Harri (who grew up in Dayton) and his wife Pat launched the Wenaha Gallery at 219 East Main Street. The couple, who both loved art, decided to share...

 By Paul Gregutt    Specials    June 23, 2022

Acquilini 2019 10000 Hours Red Wine

Acquilini owns a lot of Red Mountain acreage and offers several different brands from their expansive vineyards. Since we're heading into BBQ season, with the 4th of July right around the corner, it...


Kimi Bruzes exhibit

The Plaza hosted the pop-up exhibit of local artist Kimi Bruzes, whose work has been seen at Art Squared, Guady Gals, and on posters for Waitsburg events....


Chamber music pop-up performance

WAITSBURG-Violinists Tim Christie and Maria Sampen brought music to The Royal Block and American 35 in two pop-up performances on Tuesday evening. Christie is the Founder and Artistic Director of the...


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