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Articles from the July 19, 2018 edition

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 By Michele Smith    News    July 19, 2018

After School Program Name Changed to 'The Club'

DAYTON--Dan and Ginny Butler have announced a name change for Dayton’s new after school program, from “Boys & Girls Club of Dayton,” to “The Club.” They said they are taking the “best practices” of Boys and Girls Clubs into the daily...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    July 19, 2018

State Public Works Board Approves First Loans in Five Years

OLYMPIA – Waitsburg City Councilmember KC Kuykendall breathed a sigh of satisfaction in April when the Washington State Public Works Board approved 12 jurisdictions for approximately $6 million in...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-July 24, 2008 No history of Columbia County could be told without including the Broughton family, now known for their large, well-managed parcels of land, but in the beginning the story was much smaller, focused upon one young man who... Full story

 

Birthdays

July 20: Gary Marshall, Beverly Low, Brandon McKinney, Alexa Groom, Jamie Pettichord, Lisa DeCoria, Joan Winslow. July 21: Jill Wood, Andy Mays, Susann Anderson, Jackson Hogan. July 22: Virginia Neace, Tom Keeney, Kathy Buroker, Krissy Lytle. July...

 

Steven Frederick Schreck

Steven Frederick Schreck, 70, passed away July 12, 2018, surrounded by his family after a battle with cancer. He was born on March 26, 1948 in Walla Walla, WA to Frederick and Eulalie Schreck. He...

 

Summer Celebration Art Show

DAYTON – The Wenaha Gallery in Dayton will hold a special Summer Celebration Art Show on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three artists will be on hand to personally show their work: Timber Bronze 53, a family-owned company from Wallowa, Ore., that...

 

Foodstock Saturday at Blue Mountain Station

DAYTON –Blue Mountain Station, will hold its annual Foodstock celebration on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature live music, food truck vendors and a beer and wine garden. Kids will enjoy a tide-dye t-shirt station, face...

 

Rainbow Lake Construction

DAYTON -- The second phase of construction on Rainbow Lake, along the Tucannon River, will begin within the next couple of weeks, according to Kari Dingman, Assistant Wildlife Area Manager at the W. T. Wooten Wildlife Area. Dingman said Campground 3...

 

WW County Temporary Burn Ban

WW County Temporary Burn Ban Walla Walla -- As a result of current extreme weather conditions (high temperatures and breezes forecast), Walla Walla County is declaring a temporary burn ban, effective immediately. The ban will apply to all burning,...

 

Moratorium Placed on Marijuana Businesses in Columbia County

DAYTON--The Columbia County Commissioners have placed an immediate six-month emergency moratorium on new marijuana production, processing and sales in the county. The moratorium will give the County Planning Commission time to address deficiencies...

 

Support Mark Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, Walla Walla County is at a pivotal point in our history. We have seen an influx of tourism, and along with it we have a booming economy. We have three well-respected colleges. We have great healthcare. We have a strong agricultural...

 

Mark Crider is Best for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I’m a deputy’s wife who enthusiastically endorses Mark Crider for Sheriff, because he is a kind, man of integrity with unparalleled law enforcement experience. I was immediately impressed with Mark Crider, because he is a good guy....

 

Support Matt Stroe for Sheriff

Dear Editor, My relationship with Matt Stroe began when I was elected as County Commissioner in 2008. Matt was hired by past sheriff Mike Humphreys, who I had the privilege to work with for two years. As Matt was recovering from a serious knee...

 

Mark Crider is Best Fit for School Safety

Dear Editor, I am a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Deputy wife and I endorse Mark Crider for Sheriff. I am also a School Counselor and former Walla Walla Public School employee. School safety is always a concern of mine and unfortunately is in our...

 

Stroe Deserves Highest Consideration for Sheriff

Dear Editor, My name is Eric Bridgeland. I am the head men’s basketball coach at Whitman College. Our program stands for character, integrity, community service, servant leadership, common sense, and fostering leaders that will depart Whitman to...

 

Support Dain Nysoe for Commissioner

Dear Editor, The responsibilities of County Commissioners is varied but none is more important than the assembling and overseeing of the expense budget of the County. Dain Nysoe is the candidate for Columbia County Commissioner more qualified to...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 19, 2018

Report from Dayton City Council

DAYTON—At the regular meeting of the Dayton City Council on July 11, the council approved the following: Resolution No. 1345, Certifying that the city meets the requirements to apply and accept a public works assistance account low-interest loan fo...

 

3 Cheese & Wheat Berry Spinach Pie

What better time than our annual Harvest Edition to put in a recipe using wheat berries. From Food Networks Healthy Eats website comes this information: "Wheat berries are a true whole grain! You may...

 

Knoufs Are New Managers at Lyons Ferry Marina

STARBUCK-When Steve and Teri Klonz, of Seven K's Enterprises, took over as concessionaires at Lyons Ferry Marina KOA last year, Wally and Joanne Knouf were the work campers for the Klonz's...

 

Legal Notices for July 19, 2018

SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR CLARK COUNTY Estate of ERNEST A. JONES, SR., Deceased. NO. 18 4 00593 1 NOTICE TO CREDITORS The personal representative named below has been appointed as personal representative of this estate. Any... Full story

 
 By Michele Smith    News    July 19, 2018

From Wheat Field to Pulp Plant

STARBUCK-Phil Farmer, CEO of Columbia Straw Supply, said he and business partner, CFO Ben Rankin, were brought in on the straw supply side of Columbia Pulp's business by its CEO, John Begley, four yea...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    News    July 19, 2018

What's In the Flour I Use for Baking?

As a bread maker, I've never given much thought to what types of wheat make what kind of flour. My use of baking flour consists of going to the store and getting all-purpose flour and occasionally,...

 

The Story of Eastern Washington Wheat

By Scott Yates Scott Yates is the director of communications and producer relations for the Washington Grain Commission Eastern Washington's warm days and cool nights allow farmers to grow five of...

 

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