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 By Emma Philbrook    News    July 5, 2018

Candidates Meet Voters at Waitsburg Forum

WAITSBURG-Last week, on a balmy Wednesday evening, area voters pressed through the propped-open doors of Waitsburg's Town Hall to meet the candidates running for four positions in local, state, and...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 5, 2018

Dayton Principal Candidates Meet the Community

DAYTON--Stephanie Kubej and Kristina Brown are the two finalists for the Dayton secondary principal position, and they spent the day last Thursday getting acquainted with students, staff and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    July 5, 2018

Waitsburg Council Gives Parks & Rec District Green Light

WAITSBURG – A vital and active parks & recreation department may or may not become a reality for Waitsburg, but the Waitsburg City Council agreed to give it a go. At their June 20 meeting, the council voted unanimously to request that Walla Walla...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-July 10, 2008 Photo Caption: Jeremy Nichols, son of Jeff and Dawn Nichols of Waitsburg, is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Zonta Club of Walla Walla. Nichols, center, was honored by Maryann Reinhardt, left, and Zonta Club...

 

Birthdays

July 6: Roger Beckel, Leo Cobb, Donna Groom, Milt Priggee. July 7: Joann Willis, Margaret Wilson, Tim Presler, Lloyd Keith, Louie Branson, Tawnya Richards. July 8: Allan Wilson, Rick DeVaney, Susan Archer, Aricka Huwe, Jerry Hall, Kylee Henry. July...

 

Free Business Enhancement Seminar

Dave Mitchell, founder and president of the Leadership Difference, is coming to the Liberty Theater in Dayton on Monday at 5:30 p.m., to speak to retailers about practical, tactical and strategic tips for business enhancement. This is a free...

 

Awana Startup Meeting July 17

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Christian Church is considering hosting an Awana child and youth discipleship program. Everyone interested in seeing an active Awana program in Waitsburg is encouraged to attend. The program will take a great deal of...

 

Family Fun Potluck and Water Balloon Fight

WAITSBURG – Following this Sunday’s service at the Waitsburg Christian Church, the community is invited to gather at Preston Park at 11;30 a.m. and join in a potluck and water balloon fight hosted by the Church. Bring a dish to share and a...

 

Correction: Prescott Water Aerobics

In last week’s Times we incorrectly listed the days of the week that water aerobics are offered at the Prescott Pool. Aerobics are from 7 to 8 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays....

 

Experience Over Origin for WW Co. Sheriff

Dear Editor, “He’s not from here.” “He didn’t go to Wa-Hi.” “He doesn’t even have a 509-area code.” “I don’t know him, so I’m not voting for him.” These are all comments I’ve seen on social media or heard in public sphere...

 

Mark Crider is Best Candidate for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I’ll be the first to admit it. When Mark Crider first stepped into the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office last Fall to interview for the position of Chief Criminal Deputy, I was skeptical. Who was this FBI agent from the Spokane Fie...

 

Crider Will Support His Deputies as Sheriff

Dear Editor, Two years ago, Sheriff Turner approached me and asked me a question about the next new hire. His question to me was “would you trust this guy in a gun fight; would he stand by you or run?” Little did I know he asked the deputies the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 5, 2018

Ferrians to be New Liberty Theater Manager

DAYTON-Former Waitsburg Christian Church Pastor Mike Ferrians will become the new manager of Dayton's Liberty Theater at the end of this month. He will replace Kirsten Schober. Schober says she is...

 

Jerry Poindexter's Wood Bird Sculptures

Birds. They come in all sizes and shapes, with plumage ranging from beiges and greys to outrageous color combinations that visually shout out their presence. For woodcarver Jerry Poindexter, of...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 5, 2018

Community Health Conversations

DAYTON – The last of four Community Health Conversations took place in Dayton last week and drew a crowd of about 17 interested citizens from around the community. Catherine Veninga, from the Community Council in Walla Walla, led the discussion,...

 

Quinoa, Beetroot and Feta Salad

First, I did make the recipe from last week – the Cuban Marinated Steak. It was great, and a lot better than I expected. I thought with the orange juice, it may come off a little sweet, but the...

 

Legal notice for July 5, 2018

Superior Court of Washington, County of Walla Walla In the Matter of the Estate of Gary F. Barker Deceased. No. 18-4-00021-0 Probate Notice to Creditors (RCW 11.40.030) The Designated Administrator named below has been appointed as Designated...

 

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