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Articles from the September 22, 2022 edition

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 By Paul Ocker    News    September 22, 2022

Waitsburg Fall Festival back after two-year hiatus

WAITSBURG-Hundreds of people visited the Waitsburg Pioneer Fall Festival on Sunday, 18 September, following a two-year hiatus due to COVID protocols. Early morning rain showers caused some concerns,...


Port hears concern over FB use by commissioner

DAYTON – The Columbia Port Commissioners held their regular meeting at 5 p.m. on September 14, 2022, at the Port of Columbia and on Zoom. Commissioners present were Genie Crowe, Seth Bryan, and the Executive Director, Jennie Dickinson. Members of...


Dayton City Council update

DAYTON- The Dayton City Council held its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on September 13, 2022. Mayor Zac Weatherford and council members Shannon McMillen, Teeny McMunn, James Su’euga, Kyle Anderson, Laura Aukerman, and Tiger Dieu were present at City...


At the Liberty:25th Annual Short Film Festival

DAYTON—You be the Judge! The Manhattan Short Film Festival is the only event of its kind! This is the 25th annual Manhattan Short Film Festival, which is a worldwide event taking place in about 500 venues across six continents. Each of the... Full story


Support for Dayton Library collection

To the editor, I read the following statement at the meeting of the Columbia County Board of Trustees on Monday, September 19: I have a master’s degree in library science from the University of Washington, and I was the branch manager of the... Full story


Character attacks on FB are disheartening and dangerous

To the Editor, There has been a recent uproar about which books should be available to children in our public library. The people who have voiced their concerns have stated repeatedly that their concerns are not political, homophobic, transphobic,... Full story


Kiwanis Club Centennial Celebration Dinner honorees

Legion of Honor honorees were (L to R) David Crozier, PNW District Governor 2022-23, Gary Schroeder (30 years), Kim Lyonnais (30 years), Terry Nealey (45 years), Greg Wegrich, PNW District Governor... Full story


The Western Hockey League: Ten things to know

I sometimes enjoy going to big-league ballparks and arenas for sporting events. I do this not only because of my love of sports but also because, in today’s tumultuous world, I find it comforting to know that I can sit in a stadium with 50,000...


Wolfpack Varsity Volleyball

DW COMBINE-DW Wolfpack volleyball played three matches in three days and came away with one win. The Wolfpack traveled to Riverview on Tuesday, September 14, and lost the match 9-25, 10-25, and...


Middle School Volleyball

DW COMBINE—Head Coach Wendy Richards welcomed 35 middle school girl volleyball players at practice on September 7. With 35 girls, Richards will split the players into four squads. Two squads will play as DW Wolf, and two squads will play as DW...


Hells Gate State Park

Hells Gate State Park, located in Lewiston, Idaho, was once the site of a Nez Perce village. Today, one can enjoy an abundance of activities. Located along the Snake River, park visitors appreciate...


Dog Walking and Other Dangerous Sports

It is a well-known fact that I am a klutz. Added to my determination to exercise, it’s become a dangerous lifestyle. Recently, I took Mugsy (all thirteen pounds of him) for a late-night walk along...


The Miscreant Project 2020 GobSMack'd GSM

The casual label reader might easily miss the layers of puns and jokester references scattered on the wine labels and throughout this winery's highly entertaining website. Here the name puts the...



WAITSBURG HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING 2022 PARADE Where:  Waitsburg Main Street When:  Friday, September 23 Time:  2:45 Route: Students will be escorted beginning at the Preston Hall Parking Lot They will walk north on Main Street Turn right at the... Full story


National Hunting and Fishing Day is on September 24

OLYMPIA—Since 1972, National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) is celebrated on the fourth Saturday of September to recognize generations of sports people for their contributions to the conservation of our nation’s rich sporting heritage and...


Carnegie Picture Lab presents Storybook Art at Dayton Library

DAYTON­—Carnegie Picture Lab announces a partnership with the Columbia County Rural Library to present Storybook Art for Dayton area children. Storybook Art centers around a featured children’s literature book and includes storytelling, Artful... Full story



Ten Years Ago September 20, 2012 [Photo Caption] About 545 people packed into the Don Thomas building at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds last Saturday night for the annual Lions club salmon barbecue. Jack... Full story


Pesce all'Acqua Pazza (Fish in Crazy Water)

We make several trips to the southern Washington coast throughout the year. From the lazy sunny days of summer to the dramatic storms of winter, there is something special about each season. My favori...


Times Traveler in Scotland

This photo is of avid Times reader Patrick Secor in front of the ruins of Ardvreck Castle in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. Even on vacation, Patrick doesn't miss an issue!... Full story


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