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Ropin' at the Rodeo

The weather was warm and skies were blue (rather than filled with smoke) for Dayton's Columbia County Fair & Rodeo last weekend. See more fair photos on the Last Page....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 14, 2017

45th Annual Pioneer Fall Festival is Sunday

Annual community event takes a step back in time WAITSBURG – On the third Sunday of each September, Waitsburg takes a step back in time to celebrate history with its one-of-a-kind Pioneer Fall...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    September 14, 2017

Public Weighs In on Fairgrounds Improvement Plan

DAYTON – More than 50 people showed up Monday evening for a public hearing held by the Columbia County Planning Commission on the final draft of Columbia County Fairgrounds Facilities Improvement...

 

WhooPemup Wednesday

WAITSBURG - The next Whoopemup Wednesday event will be Sept. 20 from 6-8 p.m. The $15 dinner includes summer vegetable pasta bake with roasted heirloom tomato sauce, fontina and fresh mozzarella, Caesar salad, garlic bread and mini timamisu...

 

Death Notice

Wayman Sinden, 88, died August 31, at his home in Walla Walla. Wayman taught chemistry, physics, and was an FFA Advisor at Waitsburg high School from 1955-1958. Wayman’s service will be held at 9:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 8, at the Church of Jesus...

 

Jean Ruth Bicknell

Jean Ruth (Cloke) Bicknell, 69, of Prescott, passed away on Sept. 5, 2017, at her home. She was born in Wisconsin, on June 25, 1948, to William and Dorothy Cloke. The family later moved to Prescott...

 

Pioneer Portraits - September 7, 2017

Ten Years Ago September 20, 2007 Another beautiful – albeit breezy – September Sunday played host to the Pioneer Fall Festival at the Bruce Memorial Museum. The corn on the cob was lip-smackin’ good and smiling folks were abundantly welcoming...

 

First Aid Class Time Change

WAITSBURG – The First Aid/CPR Class at Waitsburg High School on Wed. Sept. 27 will now begin at 4:30 p.m. and is a 3 ½ to 4 hour course. The cost is still $30. Please contact Stephanie Wooderchak at the high school to register....

 

Court News - Columbia County Superior Court

Arraignments: --Alonzo Grant Snicer, 44, Dayton. Charged with third degree assault and resisting arrest. Court documents state that deputy Foxe was dispatched for a welfare check on Aug. 9. When he arrived, Snider allegedly prevented Foxe from...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Sept. 10 At 1:10 a.m., deputies cited and released a male on Coppei Ave. and Preston Ave. for driving while license suspended....

 

Birthdays - Week of Sept. 14

Sept. 15: Brooke Hoon, Bessie Tate, Sharon Merrow, Lynn Piersol, Gini Clarno Walters, George Gagnon. Sept. 16: Lois Mettler, Kevin Steffanson, Bruce Harris, Jerry Mock, Pam Davis, Dan Bickelhaupt, Carter Henry. Sept. 17: Gustavo Reese, Tom...

 

Mitigate Massive Wildfires Danger

At last count firefighters were battling 82 major wildfires in 10 western states. The fires have already scorched 2,300 square miles of forests and range lands, dislocated thousands of people, and burned hundreds of homes and buildings. This has...

 

Correction

Unfortunately, autocorrect was less-than-helpful in last week’s edition of The Times. Eleanora Montgomery shared that she, Karen Huwe, and friends, went river rafting in Riggins, Idaho. We must have made a typo and Word then “corrected” the...

 

Patriot's Day Remembered

Dixie farmer Bob Brock garnered some attention when he stationed himself holding a flag, alongside his Patriot Jeep, just outside Dixie on Monday, Sept. 11, in honor of Patriot's Day. Several people...

 

Seasonal Switch-A-Roo

New fall banners grace Waitsburg's Main Street, courtesy of the Waitsburg Historical Society. The banners welcome fall on one side and advertise the annual Pioneer Fall Festival on the other. The...

 

Dayton Dog Park Grand Opening

DAYTON – Everyone with a four-legged-friend is invited to celebrate the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for the Dayton Dog Park on Tues., Sept. 26 at 5 p.m. The dog park is located just south of the fishing pond near the city park....

 

Free Health Fair, Sept. 17

WALLA WALLA - Providence St. Mary Medical Center will host a free community health fair on Sixth Avenue next to St. Patrick Catholic Church Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event will include 30 health care booths with lots of giveaways and free...

 

Three Big Events Will Hit the Liberty Theater Stage

DAYTON – As we head into fall, things are heating up at Dayton's historic Liberty Theater. With a spectacular new musical, film festival, and a visit from a premier musical act, there should be...

 

Art Inspires New Wenaha Gallery Framer

DAYTON-Savonnah Henderson has been around art her whole life. Her father, Steve Henderson, is an internationally known fine artist. She has two paternal uncles and one paternal sister who are...

 

Law and Justice Sales Tax Proposal is Nixed

COLUMBIA COUNTY – Columbia County Commissioners have decided not to place a proposition on the November ballot imposing a sales and use tax for costs associated with law and justice. While Municipal Court Judge Scott Marinella, Sheriff Rocky...

 

Tribes Seek County Cooperation with Wildlife Area

DAYTON—Representatives of the Umatilla Confederated Tribes came before the BOCC at last week’s regular meeting to present and discuss a proposed Memorandum of Agreement for the Rainwater Wildlife Area, which, if enacted, would establish a formal...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 14, 2017

Dorne and Dorothy Hall are 2017 Pioneers of the Year

WAITSBURG – This year's Fall Festival Pioneers of the Year most certainly meet the definition of pioneers. Dorne and Dorothy Hall, have ties to the area dating back to the early 1800s, earlier even...

 

Kudos!

WHS freshman Amy Farley was named champion for her 4-H Equine Individual Presentation at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup on Sunday. Amy will advance to represent Washington Sate at the Eastern...

 

Lady Bulldogs Get Wins Over Garfield-Palouse, Athena Weston

DAYTON – The Dayton girls' volleyball team started the season at home last week, sweeping their match with Garfield-Palouse (25-18, 25-13, 25-17) on Tuesday and beating Athena Weston in five sets...

 

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