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Articles from the September 13, 2018 edition

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Spectacular Fire Hits Waitsburg's Main St.

WAITSBURG-Neighbors watched as first responders worked to extinguish a fire that broke out on Waitsburg's Main Street Sunday night. "All of a sudden there were flames and it went up like that," said J...

 

Changes in Store at Dayton Library

DAYTON-Are you interested in bird watching, hiking, fishing, geocaching, sewing, canning, or playing the ukulele? Are your children interested in fossils, rocks and minerals, human anatomy, bugs, butt...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-September 18, 2008 It is the quintessential American story, told and retold in thousands of towns and villages across the country of covered wagons, sturdy pioneers, immigrants from...

 

Nancy Jane Gleason Aronson

March 27, 1950 - September 9, 2018 Nancy Jane (Gleason) Aronson, 68, died unexpectedly on Sept. 9, 2018 at her home in Waitsburg, Washington. Her funeral service will be held Friday, Sept. 14, 2018...

 

Free Screening of 'The Princess Bride'

DAYTON—The Liberty Theater and Dayton Memorial Library announce a special one-night free screening of Rob Reiner’s classic 1987 comedy, “The Princess Bride,” starring Robin Wright, Cary Elwes and Peter Falk. The film rolls Wednesday, Sept....

 

Wireless Emergency Alert Test

DAYTON—The Federal Emergency Management Agency in coordination with the FCC will conduct a nationwide combined test of the Wireless Emergency Alert and Emergency Alert Systems on Sept. 20, beginning at 2:18 p.m., with a back-up planned for Oct. 3....

 

Birthdays

Sept. 13: Dave McKenzie, Sr., Jeffrey Hofer, Joey Garcia, Nadine Scoggins, Helen Rich, Claudia Hevel-Doty, Jeffrey Liebermann, Nancy Bickelhaupt, Christine Jenks, Brook Rasmussen. Sept. 14: Jerry Harshman, Stan Pierson, Dan Jones, Doug Brown, Scott...

 

Support Urged for Stroe

Dear Editor, My family and I are proud to support Matthew J. Stroe for Walla Walla County Sheriff. I strongly encourage my friends and supporters to vote for Matt Stroe. I worked with Matt for many years at the Sheriff’s Office. During his tenure...

 

Support Urged for Nysoe

Dear Editor I am writing this letter in support of Dain Nysoe for Columbia County Commissioner. His educational background in business and public administration are perfect for the job. His management of the family farming operation has informed him...

 

Support Mark Crider

Dear Editor, In 2015, I was a Corrections Sergeant at the Walla Walla County Jail. During that time, the Commander position became vacant and the Sheriff’s Office was trying to find a qualified person to fill the position. I was asked if I had...

 

Please Support Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, In November, Columbia County voters will elect a county commissioner for District 3. Outside of politics (since this is not a partisan position and decisions taken by our commissioners do not involve political viewpoints), how do we deci...

 

Gear up Financial Literacy Night

DAYTON—Parents with students in grades 8 and 9 are invited to attend the WSU Gear Up Financial Literacy Night on Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dayton High School Auditorium. Melanie Casciato, an outreach and admissions specialist from Columbia...

 

Report from Dayton School Board Meeting

DAYTON—Topics of discussion at last week’s meeting of the Dayton School Board included how to tackle the district’s budget deficit for the 2018-19 school year, as well as a facilities update, athletic combine update and enrollment update. Budge...

 

DW Falls to DeSales, 34-8

DAYTON-The Dayton-Waitsburg football team hosted DeSales on Friday night, but couldn't overcome the Irish offense, or their own penalties, and took the loss, 34-8. DW was hit with 16 penalties in the...

 

Oakesdale Tops DW in First V-Ball Match

OAKESDALE—The Dayton-Waitsburg Volleyball team played its first match last week against reigning 1-B state champion Oakesdale, and fell in three sets. Set scores were 25-10, 25-12 and 18-16. Freshman Mya Wood served two aces and had one block and...

 

Mary Grant Tompkins is Pioneer of the Year

WAITSBURG-This year's Waitsburg Pioneer Fall Festival Pioneer of the Year, Mary Grant Tompkins, doesn't think of herself as a pioneer. But she certainly comes from a long tradition of pioneering spiri...

 

The Makings of a Championship Barrel Racer

DAYTON-It will take teamwork between Elsie Mann and her horse, and the support of a community of caring people, for this 12-year-old barrel racer to achieve her dream of qualifying for Junior...

 

Legals

Superior Court of Washington, County of Walla Walla In re: Petitioner: MARISA FLORES MENDOZA And Respondent: FERNANDO MENDOZA AGUAYO No. 18 3 00123 9 Summons Served by Publication (SMPB) Summons Served by Publication To: Fernando Mendoza Aguayo- The...

 

Apple Butter

Original recipe from The Times and Bette Chase The thought of apple butter warms my heart. I always try to buy it homemade, usually at bake sales or yard sales, which I did for my last jar AND it was...

 

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