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Articles from the August 25, 2022 edition

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 By Lane Gwinn    News    August 25, 2022

There's a new golf pro in town

Meet Touchet Valley Golf Course's new pro on Saturday, August 27 DAYTON-The Dayton Valley Golf course has a new golf pro. Tyler Huff brings his experience working with novices to experts, golf pros, a...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    August 25, 2022

School Board recognized Linda Henze on reitirement

Board discuss special education contract WAITSBURG–The Waitsburg School Board met Thursday, August 18, for a regularly scheduled meeting. After serving the district for 25 years, board members and...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    August 25, 2022

Proposed Columbia County Metropolitan Park District Seeking Board of Commissioners

DAYTON—The Friends of the Pool (FotP) and the Focus Advisory Group seek volunteers to serve on the proposed Columbia County Metropolitan Park District. The proposed district would be a new, unfunded taxing district to support the construction,...

 

At the Liberty:Thor: Love and Thunder

DAYTON—Thor: Love and Thunder - This film finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he’s ever faced – a quest for inner peace. But his retirement is interrupted by a galactic killer known as Gorr the God Butcher (Christian...

 

Senator Cantwell hears from business owners in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG-United States Senator Maria Cantwell visited Main Street in Waitsburg on Friday, August 19. She was in the area visiting friends and attending the Bonnie Raitt concert at the Wine Country...

 

Questions undersheriff preaching in uniform

To the Editor: Recently, the Walla Walla Union Bulletin published an article on Columbia County Undersheriff Robbie Patterson, and how he preaches sermons while wearing his sheriff-department uniform. The Freedom from Religion Foundation wrote to...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    August 25, 2022

Dayton Library Director shares information about book choices for the library

DAYTON— Comments made at the August Columbia County Rural Library Board of Trustees meeting has left many in the community unsettled. During the public comment period elected officials County Commissioner Chuck Amerien and Dayton City...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Sports    August 25, 2022

DW Wolfpack Football coaches and practice

DW COMBINE-Coach Troy Larsen is in his 23rd year of coaching football; seven years coaching for the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack. He is looking forward to a fun and energetic season and you can expect...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    Sports    August 25, 2022

Sign up for fall sports soon

DW COMBINE—Sam Korslund, DW Combine Athletic Director, is gearing up for the athletic season. Middle School football and volleyball practices will begin on Wednesday, Sept 7. Football will practice in Dayton and Volleyball in Waitsburg. The...

 

2022 WALLA WALLA FAIR AND FRONTIER DAYS PRCA RODEO

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days presents the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Rodeo on Friday, Sept. 2, Saturday, Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4, starting at 6:30 p.m. each night in the P1FCU Arena. Catch heart-pounding...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    August 25, 2022

An invitation to Waitsburg's Open House event

WAITSBURG­-Waitsburg's business community has been growing. Empty buildings have found new owners, and the town has a hotel again. New ventures are joining established businesses to bring food,...

 
 By Popo Ott    Specials    August 25, 2022

The Star – Popo Ott

I call this series "Just Vignettes" because that's what they are, just short snapshots of things that have happened to me or have been told to me. I can vouch the stories you read here are mostly true...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    Specials    August 25, 2022

Bonnie Raitt and Mavis Staples in a WW Bubble

Walla Walla-Two legends performed last Tuesday at Walla Walla's newest music venue. Gospel singer Mavis Staples opened the show, followed by blues guitarist and singer Bonnie Raitt at the Wine Country...

 

Our travel experiment

Now that the pandemic is somewhat under control and travel has opened, the travel bug has bitten Daniel. Travel with Daniel can be challenging. Even before the pandemic, canceled flights, staffing...

 

Ponzi 2019 Riesling

Maybe it's all the hot weather we've been locked into, but my Wine of the Week choices keep flipping back and forth between Chardonnay and Riesling. Riesling – you're up again, this time from...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago August 23, 2012 When community members in Waitsburg need help with a project, they typically know who to call. However, some volunteers in town simply show up offering to help. Jim...

 

Tuna Burger with Caper Sauce

When people in other countries are asked to describe "American food", the most common response is usually the hamburger, and for good reason. From spendy foie gras stuffed wagyu burgers at posh urban...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Specials    August 25, 2022

Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe

Traveling is always an adventure. On our recent trip to Idaho, there wasn't time to nap or read. You are never bored traveling through small towns rather than taking the freeway. Out the window, you...

 

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