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Articles from the August 9, 2018 edition

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 By Michele Smith    News    August 9, 2018

Jim Pearson is Ready to Launch 'The Club'

DAYTON-Jim Pearson, Program Director at The Club, Dayton's new after school activity center, has been busy helping the team get the program up and running for a Sept. 4 opening. Pearson said building...

 

Waitsburg, Dayton Receive Public Works Board Loans

OLYMPIA - The Washington State Public Works Board last week awarded $5,430,540 in pre-construction loans to 10 cities, counties and water districts throughout the state, including Waitsburg and...

 

2018 Primary Election Preliminary Results

Columbia County EMS Levy: Yes............1,022 (71.5%) No............408 (28.5%) Walla Walla County Sheriff Tom Cooper.......1,099 (11.2%) Mark Crider.......4,857 (49.6%) Matt Stroe.........3,839 (39.2%) Columbia County Sheriff Don...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-August 14, 2008 Huntsville Memories from the late Margaret Ganguet: “I remember all our walks to Huntsville school (about 1923). I started there in the Fourth Grade after Pendleton and Walla Walla boarding schools. Now the kids wouldn...

 

Extension Director Paul Carter Receives Distinguished Service Award

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Paul Carter, WSU Columbia County Extension Director, received special recognition from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) at its Annual Meeting in...

 

Changes for Delany room Signup Procedure

DAYTON – The Dayton Memorial Library has introduced a new procedure for users of the Delany Room meeting facility to sign up. According to Library Director Dusty Waltner, a calendar has been added to the Dayton Memorial Library website at:...

 

WDFW Seeking Input on Budget Shortfall

OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking public input into a projected $30 million shortfall in the budget for 2019-21 that will result in program cuts and real impacts to game and non-game species. For the past eight...

 

Missoula Children's Theater Performances

DAYTON – Tickets will go on sale Monday at noon for King Arthur’s Quest, this year’s Missoula Children’s Theater production at the Liberty Theater. Performances are Aug. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. Tickets $5 and $8 and are available at the theater...

 

Walla Walla Valley Planning Survey

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization is creating a Rural Mobility Plan for Walla Walla County and connecting areas. The agency is asking for input from citizens to help them understand how people use public...

 

Birthdays

August 10: Skylar Wood, Connie Langlo, Tyson Cole, Jim Leid, Dean Smith, Glynn Davis, Alan Jackson, Sr., Janice Bode. August 11: Alfred Peters, John Wood, Gary Pierson, Kim Townsend, Dorothy Anderson, Bradley Grende. August 12: Seth Deal, Gordon...

 

Thanks to FireFighters

Dear Editor, Thank you to the Waitsburg, Dayton, Walla Walla County, and College Place fire districts for responding to the many fires on Highway 124 in late July. Also, special thanks to our neighbors and friends who helped us fight these fires....

 

Nysoe for Commissioner

Dear Editor, I am writing this letter in support of Dain Nysoe, for Columbia County Commissioner. Dain is a fourth generation resident of Columbia County. He is the manager of his family farming operations, therefore very familiar with the geography...

 

Summer Update from City of Waitsburg

The City of Waitsburg does not have a Facebook account and does not participate in social media in any format. Should any citizen have a concern or know of a situation that warrants the city’s involvement, please contact City Hall directly rather...

 

Five Wishes: A More Personal Advance Directive

DAYTON—Chaplain Terry Rice jump-started a conversation about end of life wishes when he presented “Five Wishes,” to folks at the Dayton First Congregational Church, on July 29. “The best time...

 

Snowbird Quilting is Open for Business

DAYTON-Since purchasing the old Dayton Chronicle building at 358 East Main St. in September, Vonda and Mark Anderson have put in long hours, and have used lots of elbow grease, to renovate the...

 

The Watercolors of Joyce Anderson

If you're outside, look up. If you're inside, look out the window, and up. What do you see? Sky, hopefully. And probably, somewhere, clouds. Poofy or wispy, blazing white or thundering grey, here and...

 

Chicken Skillet with Bacon, Brussels Sprouts

Our household seems to be in balance, as I do the desserts and breads and Joe does most of the dinners, if I come up with suggestions. I can spend a few hours making desserts and breads, (instead of...

 

Tall Grass a Fire Hazard

DAYTON - With summer heat in full swing, fire risk is increased. City of Dayton Code Compliance Officer Clint Atteberry says he wants to stress to all city residents that tall grass and weeds are a major source of fire fuel, whether they look to be...

 

Legal Notices for August 9, 2018

SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON COUNTY OF CLARK JUVENILE DIVISION Thompson, Briar DOB: 05/21/05 Thompson, Mathew Kennedy DOB: 04/21/08 Minor Children Case NO: 18-7-00107-4 18-7-00108-2 NOTICE AND SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION (Dependency) TO: Mathew Thompson,... Full story

 

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