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Articles from the July 21, 2016 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    July 21, 2016

Nestlé Considers Waitsburg for New Water Bottling Site

WAITSBURG – Nestlé Natural Resources Manager Bruce Lauerman will discuss the company’s exploration of Waitsburg as a potential new site for a water bottling facility at Wednesday’s city council...

 

Double Dumpin'

Trucks from John Grant And Son farm were among the first to deliver to the Lyons Ferry elevator near Starbuck when The Times joined them for a ride-along last week. The pace has since picked up and...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 21, 2016

Waitsburg Schools to Run Smaller Bond Levy

School board responds to survey results by dropping capital improvements bond by $1 million WAITSBURG - A $4.8 million Waitsburg School District capital improvements bond fell a mere 13 votes shy of...

 

Eight Seek 16th Dist. House Seats

DAYTON – With Rep. Maureen Walsh seeking the State Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Mike Hewitt, five candidates have filed to fill her 16th District Position 1 house seat. In addition, two challengers have filed to face Rep. Terry...

 

Columbia Family clinic offers $5 Sports Physicals

DAYTON – The Columbia Family Clinic will be offering $5 sports physicals for one day only, on Sat., Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Physicals will be given by Dr. Kyle Terry and Dr. Kurt Frauenpreis and proceeds will go to the athletic department...

 

Larson – Gerlitz

Ken and Kelly Larson of Superior, WI, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Megan Larson to Chad Gerlitz, the son of Gordon and Janis Gerlitz of Dayton, WA. Megan is a 2007...

 

Pioneer Portraits - July 21, 2016

Ten Years Ago July 27, 2006 The “Unity Wall,” a project of the Touchet Valley Leadership Program (TVLP), will be sited in Preston Park the Waitsburg City Council approved at its meeting July 19. The wall, an iron framework set into a base of cust...

 

School Board Special Meeting

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg School Board will hold a special meeting on July 27 at 7 p.m. in the Preston Hall Middle School board room located at 605 Main Street in Waitsburg. The meeting is called for the purpose of considering and acting upon the...

 

Police Notes - July 21, 2016

Waitsburg Nothing reported. Dayton July 10 Report of a female lying on the sidewalk, crying. Unable to locate. Violation of restraining order reported on 500 block of W. Cameron. Report of possible violations of an existing order; under...

 

Birthdays - Week of July 21

July 22: Virginia Neace, Tom Keeney, Kathy Buroker, Krissy Lytle. July 23: Inez Fletcher, Danielle Lehr, Chance Allen, Ashley Johnson, Thomas Reed, Dale Puckett. July 24: Jo Ellen Watson, Jessica Duncan, Mason Palmer. July 25: Karen Wilkins, Evelyn...

 

Divided Republicans Ponder Their 'After-Trump'

The tensions at the 2016 Republican National Convention aren’t like those typically seen at the party’s divided gatherings: Teddy Roosevelt challenging the hierarchy in 1912; or the moderates versus conservatives, Dwight Eisenhower against Robert...

 

Mike Pence Is good for GOP Conservatives

It just got a lot easier for conservatives to vote for Donald Trump in November. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is a solid, traditional, respectable conservative whose presence on the presidential ticket will reassure conservatives who may understandably...

 

Thank You to Patrons of Waitsburg SD

Dear Editor, On behalf of the Board of Directors, I would like to thank those who completed and returned the recent proposed capital projects survey. The responses have given the Board guidance in determining its next steps regarding the upgrading...

 

Support Urged for Todd Kimball

Dear Editor, We are writing to endorse Todd Kimball for County Commissioner, District 2. We have known Todd personally for nearly 20 years and consider him a good friend. He has brought his boys out hunting on our property over the years and has...

 

Concern About Waitsburg's Water

Dear Editor, What is really happening with Nestle and our spring water? I plan to go to the Waitsburg City Council meeting Wednesday night, July 20, for more information. I am hoping that the Mayor and the City Manager are willing to schedule a...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    July 21, 2016

Eight Vie for 16th District Seats in State House of Representatives

POSITION 1 Mary Ruth Edwards, Republican Mary Ruth Edwards, 55, teaches first grade in the Prosser School District. She also serves on the Prosser City Council. She has a bachelor’s degree in...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    July 21, 2016

Dayton Hosts 40th Annual Alumni Weekend

DAYTON – Many alumni from various Dayton High School graduating classes made their way back to Dayton for Alumni Weekend. The annual celebration gives old classmates a chance to meet up and...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    July 21, 2016

Skyline Parts 'In Very Good Hands'

DAYTON – When Justin Wendt was a junior at Dayton High School, he spent a few months working an hour a day at Skyline Parts, on Dayton's Main Street, as part of the school's junior internship...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 21, 2016

Artists Flood Waitsburg for ArtWalla Event

WAITSBURG – Lane Hill debuted her newly remodeled 10 Ton Press studio, located on Waitsburg's Main Street, to a full house while hosting an ArtWalla Creative Network event on July 13. Artists from...

 

Waitsburg School Board Update

Board members: Ross Hamann, Christy House, Russ Knopp, and Randy Pearson were present with Marilyn Johnson absent. Elementary Principal’s Report: *A small group of students have been visiting the library on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings to check...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    July 21, 2016

Dena Wood: Out and About

When I decided to take my boys to Walla Walla's virtual reality theater, Maskerade, I had no intention of writing a column about it. It just sounded like a cool experience that we would all enjoy....

 
 By Ian Smay    News    July 21, 2016

Dayton Swim Team Races into Summer Meets

DAYTON – Swimming has been a summertime favorite for area youth for many years. The Dayton Swim Team gives those kids a chance to put their skills to the test in a competitive and fun environment. T...

 
 By Ian Smay    News    July 21, 2016

Dayton Wins First Home Meet

DAYTON – The summer swim team season is underway, with Dayton playing host to its first home meet of the year on July 12th. The three-team meet also played host to Garfield-Palouse-Plummer-Oaksdale and St, John-Endicott-Lacrosse-Washtucna. Dayton f...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    July 21, 2016

Teeny McMunn: My Recipe Box

It’s that time of year to start using the prolific zucchini. It does freeze well if one wanted to grate it now to use later. There is a study available that says anything with zucchini in it reduces the calories by half (*See note below). There...

 

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