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Articles from the September 17, 2020 edition

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Starbuck School District is open and prepared

STARBUCK-The town of Starbuck, nestled between Hwy. 12 and Lyons Ferry Marina, northeast of Dayton, has a small school district serving forty students. All of the District's students, except for...

 

Northwest fires create hazardous air conditions

A massive smoke cloud covered Washington with heavy smoke over the weekend A supermassive cloud of smoke blanketed parts of the Pacific Northwest over the weekend, leaving many areas in the...

 

The Club resumes in-person programs September 28

DAYTON—After monitoring the opening of Dayton schools using face-to-face learning, The Club’s Board of Directors voted to resume in-person programs on September 28, 2020. The Club currently offers virtual programs and weekly activity boxes...

 

Secretary of State: Registered voters in Washington do not need to request a mail-in ballot

OLYMPIA—Washington state voters may soon receive a postcard from the U.S. Postal Service encouraging voters to “plan ahead” for the Nov. 3 General Election. Among the recommendations is to request a mail-in or absentee ballot at least 15 days...

 

Gov. Inslee tours wildfire damage across Washington

OLYMPIA – More than 629,000 acres have been consumed by wildfire in Washington state since Monday. Washington, along with Oregon and California, is experiencing some of the largest fires in their...

 

Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library book sale scheduled Oct. 2-4

DAYTON—The Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library will be hosting a book sale on October 2-4 at 250 Main Street. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library to support future library programs. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a limit of ten...

 

Inslee updates indoor fitness and training facility guidance

Gov. Jay Inslee today announced updated guidance for indoor fitness and training facilities as part of Washington’s Safe Start phased reopening plan. Effective today, indoor fitness and training facilities are allowed to operate in Modified Phase 1...

 

Local firefighters happily accept cookie donation

WAITSBURG-How do you make tired volunteer firefighters smile in the middle of one of the worst fire seasons on record? If you ask the local Girl Scouts, it is as easy as donating a few cases of...

 

COVID-19 activity declining in Washington state with the help of face coverings and distancing

OLYMPIA—Today, the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) released the latest statewide situation report, which reflects an overall decline in COVID-19 activity as of late August. The report also highlights encouraging signs that keeping our...

 

First confirmed cases of West Nile Virus reported in Washington

OLYMPIA/YAKIMA—The first two cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in Washington this year have been reported by the Yakima County Health District and Benton-Franklin Health District. The Yakima County resident, a man in his 50’s, was hospitalized due...

 

Reader photo

Before the smoke settled last Friday, Waitsburg-resident Jule Keller headed out to mow her lawn, but stopped when she heard 'Amazing Grace' being performed by Wyatt Bohlman on his trumpet. The song...

 

Free Legal Advice Week begins Sept. 21

Washington Lawyers for the Arts (WLA) announces Legal Advice Week (LAW) for September. This week-long, pro bono telephone clinic offers artists and art organizations throughout Washington state a chance to connect with lawyers and get 30 minutes of f...

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Editor: I’m writing to endorse Mike Mitchell for Superior Court Judge Position 1. Though I retired from the practice of law about four years ago, prior thereto I had a number of cases over the years where Mike was on the other side. Hence, I c...

 

WWCSO

September 10 Weapons violations, suspect placed traps in residence temporarily vacated, E. Hwy 12., Waitsburg. September 11 Theft, report of stolen credit card and attempted usage, Power Line Rd, Walla Walla Co. Theft, leaf blower stolen,...

 

Nancy's Dream has moved

WAITSBURG-Nancy's Dream Garden Center has moved closer to main Main Street. Owner/operators Janet Lawrence and Doug Biolo said the move has been great for business, with a new surprising customer...

 

News from the Dayton Chamber of Commerce

DAYTON-Dayton is becoming a magnet for people who are attracted to the rural lifestyle. Dayton Chamber of Commerce Manager Molly Weatherill-Tate said a couple from Colorado recently moved to Dayton,...

 

Dayton City Council report for September

DAYTON—City Administrator Trina Cole provided the Dayton City Council with an update about the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) project at last week’s council meeting. “We are moving forward...

 

LEGAL Notices

ORDINANCE SUMMARY BY TITLE ONLY FOR PUBLICATION PURPOSES ORDINANCE NO. 1966 An ordinance of the City of Dayton, Washington, relating to the water and sewer system of the City; providing for the issuance of water and sewer revenue refunding bonds of...

 

"Smoke gets in your eyes"

Jeromy Phinney, Chief of Columbia County Fire District 3, is a good man to have a conversation with right now. He's cool as a cucumber, with a large framed photo of John Wayne on the wall beside his d...

 

Viral video recipe review: Roasted sunflower head

WORLD WIDE WEB-By now, you might've seen a certain viral video floating around the web. Or perhaps not, it's a big internet world out there. The Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company posted a video to...

 

NFL Week #2 – Patriots vs. Seahawks

In week two, the Seahawks will host the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football. The nationally televised game is at 5:20 PM on NBC. The Patriots have had some roster changes; the biggest is...

 

Mariner's Playoff hopes still alive

The Mariners have gone 14-7 in their last twenty-one games and find themselves in third place in the American League West. The Houston Astros, who are currently in second place, have gone 8-13 over their last twenty-one games and had a six-game losin...

 

The birds & bees, Waitsburg style

As you all probably know, I’m a city girl. Born In New York (Brooklyn), we then moved to Queens, and eventually to the suburbs of Long Island. We grew nothing in New York, except for one crab apple...

 

Book briefs

The River Cottage Preserves Handbook, by Pam Corbin, (Ten Speed Press, 2010). The British have a knack for preserving, and author Pam Corbin has created easy steps with gorgeous images in this book....

 

The Cookie Chronicles Chapter 18-The Walkabout

There is one thing that gets Cookie-otherwise, the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time)-repeatedly into big trouble. We call it the Walkabout. The word has fallen into general usage but initially referred to...

 

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