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Articles from the August 2, 2018 edition

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 By Dena Martin    News    August 2, 2018

Marne Henderson Takes a Step Forward

WAITSBURG – For Marne Henderson, this will be the first August in 15 years that she hasn't spent time setting up her classroom at Waitsburg Elementary School. Henderson exited her position as...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 2, 2018

Dayton Alumni Association Provides Funding for Students

DAYTON-Newly elected Dayton High School Alumni Association President Cara Watts has some ideas about how to infuse the association's coffers with some much-needed cash so that giving back to DHS...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-August 7, 2008 Nearly 30 volunteers gathered at Ye Town Hall to talk plans to “Paint the Town” and more volunteers will be needed, say project directors Leroy Cunningham and Jim German. The project entails giving every building in...

 

Middle School DW Fall Sports Information Night

DAYTON – Prospective athletes and parents from Dayton and Waitsburg middle schools are invited to attend a DW Combine information meeting for fall middle school sports on Aug. 8. The meeting will be held in the Dayton High School auditorium at 7...

 

Public Hearing on Eckler Mtn. Road Closings

DAYTON – A Public Hearing will be held at 10 a.m. on Aug. 20 by the Board of Columbia County Commissioners to discuss Eckler Mountain road closures and landowner use permits. This meeting will be held in the Commissioners Chambers at 311 East...

 

Vacation Bible School in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg Christian Church, at 6th and Main Streets, will sponsor Vacation Bible School for students age 4 through 6th grade. Sessions will be held Aug. 13 – 16 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The theme for this year’s VBS is “Camp Moose on...

 

Birthdays

August 3: Shannon Hodges, Christian Pearson, Stacey Estes, Troy Head, Karen Myers, Jeff Leid, Peter Koper. August 4: Rebecca Vaughn, Alex King, Benjamin Bloor. August 5: Dale “Skip” Buroker, Jonathan Schuler, Jo Ann Hansler, Bill Clayton, Dianna...

 

Nysoe Will Bring Non-Partisan Attitude

Dear Editor, I am asking you to support and vote for Dain Nysoe for Columbia County Commissioner. As a fourth-generation resident of the community, his educational and public service background make him an ideal person for the position. As manager...

 

Good Info Received Regarding Previous Letter

Dear Editor, Thank you for placing my article about the Winder family in your paper. I have received good information from two sources that is very helpful in continuing my family History.  My wife and I will still be in Dayton on the 12-13th of...

 

McMorris Rodgers' Info Misleading

Dear Editor, Recently, our household received a colorful mailer from the “PAID FOR CATHY McMORRIS RODGERS FOR US CONGRESS” campaign, indicating that “Liberal Lisa Brown chose to protect dangerous sex offenders instead of our children.” What t...

 

Deputies Recognize Professionalism of Crider

Dear Editor, My son is a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Deputy. Every day, I pray the safety of every deputy because their job is inherently dangerous, unpredictable, and mentally and physically taxing. They do their job without complaint and...

 

Mark Crider is Most Qualified for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I know most of you have received your ballots by now and many of you have already voted. If you haven’t, first and foremost, please vote. Every election is an important election and your input is needed. I want to address specifically...

 

Crider Demonstrates Competency

Dear Editor, “Cease fire!” The firearms instructor roared. Nervously we looked down the firing line, wondering which cadet had messed up. A mistake was made and now collectively, we were all going to pay. “If you’re not competent with your...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    August 2, 2018

Bicycle Rodeo Coming to Waitsburg

WAITSBURG – For years, summer in Waitsburg has been an excuse for residents of all ages to pump up their bike tires and two-wheel their way through the streets. But this year, Waitsburg’s...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 2, 2018

Connor Ehr is New Columbia County Deputy

DAYTON--Because he is already a Certified Patrol Officer Connor Ehr will be patrolling Columbia county roads, as soon as he goes through orientation, and gets his new uniform, he said. "Luckily I...

 

Nana's Ever Ready Bran Muffins

One of our recipe readers, Suzy Cowdrey, emailed me and asked me for the Pecan Sandies recipe, as she had misplaced hers. In doing so, I asked her if she had any recipes she would like to share, and...

 

Legal Notices for August 2, 2018

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.TS No.: WA-18-805556-BB APN No.: 330734540416/ 3307345404160 Title Order No.: 8726400 Deed of Trust Grantor(s): YESSICA PRECIADO, JOHNNY M PRECIADO Deed of Trust...

 

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