The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

Articles from the August 23, 2018 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 20 of 20



 By Brianna Wray    News    August 23, 2018

Waitsburg Council Faces Wastewater Concerns

WAITSBURG-During their Aug. 15 meeting, the Waitsburg City Council discussed potential solutions to ongoing issues with the city's wastewater treatment facility. According to City Administrator Randy...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 23, 2018

Port to Purchase Building 2 at Blue Mtn. Station

DAYTON—During a special meeting last week, Port of Columbia commissioners voted to move forward with purchasing Building No. 2 at Blue Mountain Station in Dayton. Port officials say they have determined that owning the building will assist in the...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    August 23, 2018

Waitsburg Board delays decision on Grad Requirements

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Board has decided to postpone its decision on whether to keep a life-skills class as a graduation requirement until the community has had more time to offer input. Nancy Bickelhaupt, who has taught the Life...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-August 28, 2008 Organizers of the first Huntsville School Reunion held last weekend at Lewis & Clark State Park were ecstatic with the response to and attendance at the event. Photo caption: Front row: Kay Huwe Baker, Peggy Fisk...

 

Air Quality Leads to Health Problems

DAYTON—Dayton General Hospital Respiratory Therapist Tom Anderson said there has been an uptick in people seeking medical care because of poor air quality from smoke due to ongoing fires in northern Washington and British Columbia. People are...

 

Hevel Funds Announces Grants and Scholarships

WALLA WALLA—A total of $14,926.99 has been distributed this year to support Waitsburg recreation, civic, religious and education efforts from funds established at the Blue Mountain Community Foundation by Dr. S. Roger and Laura Jean Hevel, of...

 

Correction:

Last week, The Times incorrectly reported that Eric Watrud, the new Umatilla National Forest Service Supervisor is replacing Monte Fujishin. Watrud is actually replacing outgoing Forest Supervisor Genevieve Masters. Fujishin is the District Ranger...

 

Birthdays

August 24: Zach Bartlow, Cathy Lambert, Audeana Ritter, Bryan Harris, Denise Reid, Matt Everett, Taelor Carter. August 25: Michaela Nordheim, Marion Spear, Roland LeVasseur, Alan Stephens, Anne Hubbard, Bryan St. Clair, Melissa Lambert, and Monroe...

 

Death Announcement

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Steven L Gurr passed away of natural causes at his residence in Lakewood, Wash., on July 7, 2018. Steve was a resident of Waitsburg from 1965 to 1976 and graduated from Waitsburg High School in 1972. Steve was cremated, and at...

 

Columbia River Treaty Talks Too Vital to Ignore

While most of our attention in the Pacific Northwest these days is on trade wars, tariffs and wildfires, there are critical talks underway between the U.S. and Canada over future allocations of the Columbia River system’s water. The two countries...

 

LMS Should Remain a Requirement

Dear Editor, I read the recent article on Waitsburg School District considering dropping Life Management Skills (LMS) as a requirement with interest and concern. I am a WHS graduate who benefited from taking Running Start classes in the mornings my...

 

Serious Concerns Over Water Treatment Plant

Dear Editor, This last Waitsburg City Council meeting, held August 15th, left me with some serious concerns about city maintenance in general and the wastewater treatment facility specifically. The discussion revealed a problem with equipment that wa...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 23, 2018

Vacation Bible School & Bicycle Rodeo

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg Christian Church, located at 6th and Main, sponsored Vacation Bible School for youths ages 4 to 6th grade on August 13-25. This summer's theme was The Moose on the Loose which...

 

Veneta Simpson's Glass Jewelry

A mile north of Venice, Italy, is a series of islands called Murano. Linked by bridges within the Venetian Lagoon, Murano is renowned for its glassmaking, a process its artisans have perfected over ce...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 23, 2018

Suzi Tasker to Offer Wholistic Health and Beauty Services

DAYTON-Sometimes you have to leave home before you appreciate it. Suzi and Duane Tasker and their 11-year-old son, Noa, did just that, and are now happy to be back in Dayton. The Taskers called...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    August 23, 2018

Johnson Resigns from Waitsburg School Board

WAITSBURG-After serving for nine years, Waitsburg School Board member Marilyn Johnson has handed in her resignation. While Johnson and new board member Lisa Morrow exchanged a few jokes about Johnson...

 
 By Emma Philbrook    News    August 23, 2018

Waitsburg School Board Summary

Aug. 16, 2018 WAITSBURG—Present at last week’s meeting of the Waitsburg School Board were board chair Ross Hamann, vice-chair Marilyn Johnson, members Christy House and Russ Knopp, and...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    August 23, 2018

Clint Attebery Wears Many Hats in Dayton and Columbia County

DAYTON-Clint Atteberry is well into his second year working out of the county Planning and Building Department as the Code Enforcement Officer for both the City of Dayton and Columbia County....

 

Legal Notices

R. Gary Ponti Attorney at Law 103 E. Poplar Walla Walla, WA 99326 IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF WALLA WALLA In Re the Estate of REBECCA C. DURAN, Deceased. Case No. 18-4-00114-36 NOTICE TO CREDITORS (RCW... Full story

 

Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Corn

This almost seems like not really a recipe as, in my opinion, pasta salads are a catchall. But I thought this might give someone an idea on what to fix and use some of the fresh vegetables of the...

 

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018

Rendered 12/18/2018 03:30