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Articles from the August 29, 2019 edition

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 By Michele Smith    News    August 29, 2019

Guilty verdicts reached in the case of the State of Washington vs. Benjamin Orozco

DAYTON-"It's been a long time coming," said Ed Terry last Friday, when a jury returned verdicts of "guilty" to all three charges in the Benjamin Orozco case. Orozco has been charged with second...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 29, 2019

City of Dayton to appoint new planning director

DAYTON—Barring a majority of ‘nay’ votes, Columbia County Planning Director Meagan Bailey will become the new City of Dayton Planning Director next month. Mayor Zac Weatherford called an Aug. 27 special meeting with two actions items; the...

 

Weigh in on Snake River recreation opportunities

SNAKE River—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Walla Walla District, is preparing to revise the 1969 Little Goose Master Plan and the 1966 Lower Monumental Master Plan. Open houses were held, one in Dayton on Aug. 21 and in Pasco on Aug....

 

Tourism-related grant meeting, Sept. 5

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee has announced grant fund availability for supporting tourism promotion-related events or projects in 2020 that will result in increased numbers of people traveling to the area for...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago September 3, 2009 Some of the Gems keyboardist Duana Gusse’s classmates have been taking a stroll down memory lane, unearthing some oldies but goodies not only of the musical kind but...

 

Dayton Senior Round Table Lunch Menu

Thurs., Aug. 29 Pork Chops Au Gratin Potatoes Carrots Broc Salad/Roll Pudding/Juice/Milk Tues., Sept. 3 Smoked Sausage Mac and Cheese Caesar Salad Fresh Fruit Milk Thurs., Sept. 5 Lasagna Mixed Veggie Salad/Roll Fruit Cockail Milk...

 

Waitsburg School Menu

Tues., Sept. 3 B: Biscuit & Gravy L: Corn Dog, French Fries, Broccoli, Peaches Wed., Sept. 4 B: Cinnamon Roll L: Chicken Crispito, Spanish Brown Rice, Pepper Strips, Mixed Fruit Thurs., Sept. 5 B: Breakfast Pizza L: Lasagna, Garlic Bread, Garden...

 

Waitsburg senior Lunch Menu

Tues., Sept. 3 Sept. menu not yet available...

 

The Touchet Valley Trail - A Shared Vision of the Future

By Andrea Weckmueller-Behringer Planning gives shape to, and documents, the vision of the desired future; as such, planning includes weighing possible options and alternatives, analyzing impacts and benefits, assessing potential challenges and...

 

Support for Dayton Chamber Board

Dear Editor: In response to the Letter to the Editor submitted by Melissa Bryan and Caitlyn Robins regarding the Dayton Chamber of Commerce board, I would like to share my experience and what I have observed. Melissa Bryan was, by far, the most...

 

Correction

Floral entries for the Columbia County fair will be accepted at the pavilion from 7-9 a.m. on Thurs., Sept. 5 (not 7-9 p.m. as previously reported....

 

Community Choice Award nominations open

DAYTON—Nominations for the annual Dayton Chamber of Commerce Community Choice Awards are now open. The deadline for nominations to be considered is Oct. 25. Awards include: Citizen of the Year, Youth Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and...

 

Test Drive the Symphony

WALLA WALLA—Those who have never attended a Walla Walla Symphony or are unsure if they like classical music, can attend a concert free of charge through the Test Drive the Symphony program, now in its fourth season. The program, a partnership...

 

WWCSO

Aug. 25 Warrant Service: Warrant service resulted in arrest in the 300 block of W. Fourth St. in Prescott. Aug. 21 Theft: Bike theft in the 200 block of Main Street in Waitsburg. Aug. 20 Death Investigation: Dispatch advised of a possible Code C on...

 

Walla Walla County establishes Complete Count Committee

WALLA WALLA County—Walla Walla County has collaborated with the Walla Walla County Dept. of Community Health (DCH), the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, Sherwood Trust and the Blue Mountain Action Council to create the Blue Mountain Complete...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 29, 2019

Steve Henderson image to appear on LA billboard

DAYTON—Dayton artist Steve Henderson’s art has gone big – literally! As a winner in a Fine Art America contest, his image, Ocean Breeze, will grace a Los Angeles billboard this fall. Ocean...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 29, 2019

Art at Dunham Days

WALLA WALLA-Dunham Cellars kicked off their tenth annual Dunham Days Celebration this past weekend including live music, new wine offerings and local artisans. Among them, Waitsburg Cottages owner,...

 

Batman (Adam West) exhibit is topic of Museum After Hours

WALLA WALLA-They were separated by decades in life but have come together in a permanent exhibit at the Kirkman House Museum. A special presentation on how Adam West and Batman influenced the exhibit...

 
 By Eric Umphrey    Sports    August 29, 2019

Football turnout portends good year for dw

High School football is right around the corner with the first game scheduled for Fri., Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. in Waitsburg versus Columbia-Burbank. Practices are up and running Monday thru Friday. Troy...

 

MLB American League Leaders

ERA Batting Average G. Cole HOU 2.75 M. Brantley HOU .338 J. Verlander HOU 2.77 D. LeMahieu NYY .332 C. Morton TB 2.85 R. Devers BOS .326 W. Miley HOU 3.13 H. Alberto BAL .314 M. Minor TEX 3.17 J. Martinez BOS .312 Wins Home Runs D. German NYY 17 M....

 

Local ladies enjoy annual Touchet Valley Women's Golf Invitational

DAYTON-The Touchet Valley Women's Golf Club hosted their annual invitational on Wed., Aug. 21. Thirty-five guests and 10 home club members golfed in the nine-hole scramble. Visiting golfers attended...

 

Fall Sports Schedules

DW Football * Friday, September 6, 7:00 Columbia-Burbank (non league) @ Waitsburg * Friday, September 13, 6 p.m. McCall/Donnelly @ Dayton * Friday, September 20, 7 p.m. White Swam @ Waitsburg Friday, September 27, 7 p.m. Liberty Christian @ LC,...

 

Legal Notices

Summons Served by Publication No. 19-3-00166-36 Superior Court of Washington, County of Walla Walla In re: Petitioner: Michelle Mackler And Respondent/s: Daniel R. Mackler To: Daniel R. Mackler – The other party has asked the court to end your... Full story

 

Moments in Time

* On Sept. 8, 1504, one of the world’s most beloved works of art, “David,” by Michelangelo Buonarroti, is unveiled to the public in Florence, Italy’s Piazza della Signoria. It reportedly took 40 men four days to move the 17-foot-tall,...

 

Internet safety

The graphic at right was received in a newsletter from Enough is Enough: Making the Internet Safe for Children and Families. The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office put together this list of 15 apps...

 

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