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Articles from the September 26, 2019 edition

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Wags and Wheels

Blue Mountain Humane Society Executive Director Sara Archer brought a mighty crew of staff and volunteers to Walla Walla's McCurley Integrity Toyota on Saturday, September 21 for the Second Annual Wag...

 

Open house for the Touchet Valley Trail held in Dayton

DAYTON-Roughly ninety people attended the Touchet Valley Trail open house, at the fairgrounds Pavilion, in Dayton, on Monday, Sept. 16. Joy Smith President of the Waitsburg Commercial Club spoke to...

 

Art Squared this weekend

Imagine walking into an art show and seeing nearly 1,000 6x6" works of art, each attractively priced at $36.  ArtWalla's seventh annual ArtSquared, scheduled for September 27 - 29, 2019 at CAVU...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago October 1, 2009 [Photo caption] Here’s what’s believed to be the entire student body of Spring Valley School, circa 1928. From left, Jim Stonecipher, Lola Mae Walker, Roberta...

 

Business Needs to Tell Its Story

By Don C. Brunell Many years ago, a reporter asked George Weyerhaeuser, then CEO of Weyerhaeuser Co., why his company spent so much time and money informing its workers, public officials and people...

 

'This is All Wrong," Greta Thunberg Tells World Leaders at U.N. Climate Session

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, 16, addressed the U.N.'s Climate Action Summit in New York City on Monday. Here's the full transcript of Thunberg's speech, beginning with her response to a question... Full story

 

Dear Editor & Citizens of the City of Dayton:

I would like to take this opportunity to show my support for Byron Kaczmarski and Dain Nysoe who are both seeking to serve the Dayton City Council for another term. I have served on council as well as the finance committee with both of these men and...

 

BIRTHDAYS

September 26: Karl Newell, Shirley Dunn, Betty Myers, Christi Baim, Faye King, Mike Hubbard, Heidi Kinart, Ellis Erikson, Keith Brodhead. September 27: Jean Everly, Randy Culley, Gloria Simonis, Ryan Ahler. September 28: Timber Frohreich, Alana Fox....

 

Local Artisan to Sell Jewelry at Words-N-Print Bookstore on Saturday

Words-N-Print is featuring a 12-year-old local artisan Cedar Stegalle this Saturday from 1-4 pm. Cedar lives here in Waitsburg and attends Waitsburg Middle School. She hand-crafts beads out of paper...

 

Reader photo

Waitsburg resident Mary Rhoades took this photo of her grandchildren Isaiah and Corianne Berg meeting up with Batman and talking on the Commissioner's telephone at Walla Walla's downtown branch of...

 

Living History Presentation Sunday September 29

On Sunday September 29, Dick Phillips will perform in a Living History presentation at Fort Walla Walla Museum, portraying his great grandfather William Phillips. The performance takes place at 2:00 p.m. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily....

 

Basket Weaving Workshops

Fort Walla Walla Museum is offering three basket weaving workshops with Maribeth Bergstrom. A new Pine Needle Basket Workshop is offered on Friday October 4 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The popular Appalachian Egg Basket Workshop is offered on Sunday...

 

Touchet Valley Trail Open House in Waitsburg

The Touchet Valley Trail organizers held a meeting on Monday, September 23 at Waitsburg's City Hall. The meeting's content and delivery closely followed last week's meeting in Dayton (covered below)...

 

Report from Dayton School District

Immunizations Dayton School District Superintendent Doug Johnson said the state legislature has changed the laws used to guide school districts regarding immunization policies and infectious diseases because of its concerns about the return of...

 

Columbia County Board of Commissioners Adopts 2019 Comp Plan Update

DAYTON—During their regular session on Monday, Sept. 16, the Board of Columbia County Commissioners adopted the county’s 2019 Comprehensive Plan Update, and its three new ordinances regarding;...

 

Gun Club Gets A Refresh

Twenty people committed 150 volunteer hours to clean up the Waitsburg Gun Club on Saturday, September 21 Projects completed include: weeds pulled off the wall next to the rifle range gongs reattached (new system will be out later) wood piles split on...

 

Talk About Art

Many people are attached to their first baby blanket, and a surprising number of adults still possess it in parts or entirety. Generally, it's a quilt, fuzzy fleece, or knitted/crocheted heirloom....

 

For the love of short films

Over the last few years I have not only learned an appreciation for short films, but I have come to love them. I am now a fan of Vimeo, a short film presentation venue (look it up!). I am constantly...

 

Dayton Waitsburg Football loses close game against White Swan

WAITSBURG– Friday September 20th Dayton Waitsburg (DW) hosted White Swan for their third game of the season. DW won the coin toss and elected to receive the kickoff. They quickly scored on a 51-yard run from #17 Shawn Evans who scored DW’s first...

 

SPORTS QUIZ

1. Pitcher Freddy Peralta set a Milwaukee Brewers rookie record in 2018 for most strikeouts in a game (13). Name two of the four pitchers who had held the franchise mark of 12. 2. In 2004, Arizona’s Randy Johnson became the oldest major-league pitc...

 

Prescott Defeats Irrigon 10-1 in home opener

Prescott – Tuesday September 17th Prescott High School played Irrigon High School in their first home soccer match of the year. Jaime Escalante scored the first goal of the game to give the Tigers...

 

Prescott Volleyball Wins two at Spikefest but drops two at home

Prescott Volleyball Wins two at Spikefest but drops two at home Rosalia – A mixed but very positive week for the Prescott High School girls’ volleyball team ended with two wins at the Spikefest...

 

Back Home from 50th Class reunion

Times Business Manager Teeny McMunn recently traveled to her 50th class reunion in Miles City, Montana, this is the second article in a series. I am back home, with almost 2000 miles on my car and hal...

 

Fun and Games

Enjoy the Games!...

 

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