The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

Articles from the August 22, 2019 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 37



Dancin' in the Street

Waitsburg residents partied, played, danced and dined in the street during Waitsburg's Third Annual Block Party on Orchard Street last Saturday evening. If appearances are any indication, a good time...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 22, 2019

Waitsburg adds two to planning commission

WAITSBURG-Using a bit of creativity, the Waitsburg City Council was able to fill one empty seat on the City's planning commission with two new members, while remaining within the bounds of the City's...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 22, 2019

Former Dayton Mayor Craig George passes away

DAYTON-Craig George, who served as Dayton's mayor from 2008, until his resignation on April 30 of this year. He passed away at his new home in Tucson, Arizona on Aug. 15. George and his wife, Kathy, w...

 

Waitsburg re-evaluates recycling programs

WAITSBURG—Following a lengthy discussion, the Waitsburg City Council unanimously agreed that woody yard debris and cardboard will be accepted at the City’s wastewater treatment plant from 8 a.m.-noon on both Saturdays and Mondays. Glass, paper...

 

Reader photos

Thank you to all of our readers who share their photos with us. Send your reader photos to dena@waitsburgtimes.com...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 27, 2009 A Waitsburg High School graduate played a role in a serious nuclear accident and August 29 marks 33 years since the mishap at Hanford. Marvin Klundt, a 1953 graduate of...

 

Senior Lunch Menus

Dayton Senior Round Table Lunch Menu Dayton Senior Center 403 E. Patit St. 12 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 22 Cntry. Fried Steak Au Gratin Potatoes Green Beans/Gravy Broccoli Salad Angel Food/Milk Tues., Aug. 27 Spaghetti Mixed Veggies Salad Garlic Bread...

 

Drones Planting Trees In Burned Wildlands

While drones are coming of age in firefighting, they are also establishing a foothold in restoring fire-scorched forests. Firefighting drones grabbed the spotlight last April 15 as viewers around the world watched Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris go up...

 

Thank You for supporting the club summer program

Dear Editor, The Club’s six-week summer program wrapped up on August 2, 2019, and all indications are that it was a resounding success. Many area agencies and organizations played a huge role in that success. Columbia County Health System,...

 

Time for Change

Dear Editor, How do you make change in an organization you have no way of holding accountable? How do you make a statement heard around the community? You resign. You stop accepting the status quo - stop doing the same things while expecting a...

 

Cup of Joe, Aug. 21

DAYTON—Get ready for back-to-school with August’s Cup of Joe to take place Wed., Aug. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at the Smith Hollow Schoolhouse, located at 113 North Front St., Dayton. School representatives will share plans for the upcoming year and...

 

6th Grade Open House

WAITSBURG —An open house for 6th graders and their families will be held at 6 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. in Preston Hall. Meet staff, get usernames and passwords, class schedules, planners and ask questions to help make a successful...

 

Dam repair affects Mill Creek trails

WALLA WALLA—Work to repair the area below the fish ladder at the Mill Creek diversion dam project will require temporary trail closures Aug. 19-24, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operations officials. Signs will be posted requesting...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Press Board

Aug. 16 Death Investigation: Dispatched to a death investigation in the 100 block of Skyrocket Road in Prescott. Burglary: A building in the 400 block of Coppei Ave was entered illegally and the door and frame were damaged in the process. Accident...

 

Columbia County Fair entry deadline, Sept. 3

DAYTON-Columbia County Fair entry books are available at Waitsburg City Hall, Waitsburg Grocery and at businesses throughout Dayton. Pavilion Supervisor Rose Engelbrite reminds citizens that the fair...

 

Birthdays!

August 22: Randy Farley, Peggy Stedman, Lynn Baker, Mindy Nordheim, Raylene Scott, Richard Beckel, Luke Alexenko. August 23: Babs Cerna, Coleen Langlo, Dan Donavan, Brian Hopkins. August 24: Zach Bartlow, Cathy Lambert, Audeana Ritter, Bryan Harris,...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 22, 2019

Misty Yost is appointed to Dayton Council

DAYTON-At last week's Dayton City Council meeting Mayor Zac Weatherford said he has received three applications for the position of Community Development Planning Director, and he has formed a...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 22, 2019

Council says 'Go' to Affordable Housing Commission

DAYTON—At last week’s Dayton City Council meeting Planning Director Meagan Bailey talked about the perception most people have regarding what defines affordable housing, saying most people think...

 

Streetlight concerns to be addressed by Pacific Power

WAITSBURG—The recent conversion to LED streetlights has already seen a drop of between $400 to $500 in the City’s electric bill, City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe told the Waitsburg City Council at its Aug. 14 meeting. However, the upgrade has...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 22, 2019

Juvenile cougar killed on Middle Waitsburg Road

WAITSBURG-Times reader Wayde Morris struck and killed a juvenile cougar at approximately 9:15 p.m. on the evening of Sun., Aug. 18. "I was traveling south on Middle Waitsburg Road towards Walla Walla...

 

Dayton woman dies in single vehicle Hart Rd. collision

PRESCOTT—Dorietha Kay Rothe, 69, died in a single-vehicle accident south of Prescott on Hart Road Friday afternoon. At 1:25 p.m. on Aug. 16, the vehicle was reported to be upside down and on fire with an occupant trapped inside. According to a...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 22, 2019

Go, Fight, Cheer! DW cheer squad hits the mats

DAYTON/WAITSBURG-The DW cheer squad kicked off its season with a two-day Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) camp in the Preston Hall gymnasium on Monday and Tuesday. Official practices started o...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 22, 2019

Dan Aschenbrenner appointed to Port commission

DAYTON-At their regular meeting last week, Port Commissioners Earle Warren and Fred Crowe appointed Dan Aschenbrenner to fill the remainder of Gene Warren's term on the commission, which was to end...

 

Providence expands physical therapy at YMCA

WALLA WALLA—Providence Outpatient Rehabilitation is expanding its physical therapy services at the YMCA and moving its water therapy services to Wheatland Village. At noon on Aug. 23, Providence will close its satellite at the Y for construction...

 

MLB American League Leaders

MLB American League Leaders ERA Batting Average C. Morton TB 2.77 D. LeMahieu NYY .339 J. Verlander HOU 2.81 M. Brantley HOU .335 G. Cole HOU 2.87 R. Devers BOS .332 M. Minor TEX 2.94 H. Alberto BAL .319 W. Miley HOU 3.11 J. Martinez BOS .310 Wins...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021