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Articles from the September 27, 2018 edition

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Serving Salmon in Waitsburg

VIEWS FROM THE LIONS CLUB SALMON BAKE...

 

Waitsburg Grocery Under New Management

New owners will take over Waitsburg Grocery beginning next week. WAITSBURG-Main Street's staple the Waitsburg Grocery is under new management effective Oct. 1. Jamie Allen and Jessie Smitt have...

 

Waitsburg Fire Cause: Unknown

WAITSBURG—After an investigation by the Walla Walla City Fire Dept., officials have ruled that the fire that destroyed the former Hugs Gifts & Collectibles building at 109 Main St. in Waitsburg is undetermined. The building was destroyed in the...

 

Dayton Candidates' Forum Oct. 4

DAYTON—The Dayton branch of the American Association of University Women will host a candidates’ forum on Thursday, Oct. 4, from 7 – 9:30 p.m. at the Liberty Theater. Candidates in three contested races in Columbia County have agreed to appear....

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago-October 2, 2008 Tomfoolery by Tom Baker: News of the week that kept the talking heads on TV buzzing was the possible melt-down of the economy. With the stock market taking a couple of "d...

 

ROBERTA "ROBBIE" THELMA SKILES

Roberta “Robbie” Thelma Crandall Skiles passed away at home Saturday, September 22, 2018.  She was born on December 16, 1941 in Tacoma, Washington, to Robert Keeny and Thelma Loveen Talkington Crandall. Upon the untimely death of her mother at...

 

Corina Elizabeth Pearson

Corina Elizabeth Pearson, of Dayton, passed away May 17, 2018 in Spokane. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date in Manson/Chelan, Wash....

 

Birthdays

September 27: Jean Everly, Randy Culley, Gloria Simonis, Ryan Ahler. September 28: Timber Frohreich, Alana Fox. September 29: Margaret Fischer, Marie Feryn, Charles Zuger, Mary Yancey, Dr. S.R. Hevel, Christopher Conrath. September 30: Charles...

 

'Cash Mob' at Dayton Depot Saturday

DAYTON—The Dayton Historic Depot is hosting Dayton’s first Cash Mob on Saturday, from 2-3 p.m. The community is invited to visit the Depot gift shop and spend at least $20. This local shopping event supports local business, builds community and...

 

Public Hearing on Eckler and Maloney Winter Access

DAYTON—The Columbia County Commissioners will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Oct. 1 in the Columbia County courthouse to receive public input regarding concerns for public/private access during the winter closure months for Eckler Mountain...

 

Vote for Crider

Dear Editor, An advertisement for the Stroe candidacy appeared in the Union-Bulletin on Sept. 17. This announcement touted the many volunteer hours Mr. Stroe has put into the community, his time at the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, and his...

 

Support Nysoe for Commissioner

Dear Editor, Community vitality is essential. Without it we jeopardize our future. If you ask your friends what it means, you will hear a variety of answers. Jobs, careful use of public funds, support for new and existing business opportunities are e...

 

Support Urged for Nysoe

Dear Editor, I have known Dain Nysoe and his family since we were classmates in grade school. Since then, he has served his country and this community for many years, always willing to listen and to do what is best and necessary. Nysoe knows the...

 

Bank of Eastern Washington Opens Loan Office in Dayton

DAYTON—The Bank of Eastern Washington, a branch of Bank of Eastern Oregon, announced last week the opening a new loan production office in Dayton. Located at 164 E. Main St., Suite B, the new office will be staffed by Todd Wood. Wood is a veteran...

 

Collecting Coats For All

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Resource Center (food bank) will be collecting coats in October to give to children and adults in our community. Contact Karla Scott with questions—(509) 240-4533 kkscott99@yahoo.com Drop off sites: Waitsburg Clinic,...

 

Dayton School Board Report

DAYTON—Dayton Elementary Principal Denise Smith and High School Principal Kristina Brown both gave reports during the Dayton School Board meeting last week. Sept. 19 was a late start day, and a...

 

Report from Dayton City Council

DAYTON—City Administrator Trina Cole told the Dayton City Council last week that her staff has been working to tie up “loose ends from the summer,” which includes the Washington Street FEMA proj...

 

DW Falls to Medical Lake, 44-0

MEDICAL LAKE, Wash.-The Dayton-Waitsburg football team fell flat Friday night here, taking a loss to Medical Lake, 44-0, in a non-league game. Sticking with their emphasis on running the ball, DW was...

 

Pulp Plant Nearly Complete

This drone's-eye view shows Columbia Pulp's nearly-completed straw pulp plant along the Snake River near Lyons Ferry. The plant is expected to be fully operational by the end of the...

 

Dayton on Tour Oct. 6

DAYTON—The Dayton Historical Depot Society is inviting you to come out October 6, from 1 to 4 p.m., and take a tour of some of the beautiful historic homes in Dayton. “This year, a select group of...

 

Waitsburg School Board Report

WAITSBURG—Present at last week’s meeting of the Waitsburg School Board were Chairman Ross Hamann and members Christy House and Lisa Morrow. Member Russ Knopp, while not onsite, attended remotely...

 

Legal Notices

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq.Trustee Sale No.: WA-18-808283-BB Title Order No.: 180075573-WA-MSW Reference Number of Deed of Trust: Instrument No. 2008-10707 Parcel Number(s): 350725523616 Granto...

 

Good Reads

Weller Public Library 212 Main Street, Waitsburg Hours: Mon. and Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 pm Storytime: M, 10:30 a.m. “Sold on a Monday” by Kristina McMorris—The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found...

 

Glazed Lemon Zucchini Bread

I received this recipe from Heather Hiebert, one of the now-retired owners of the well-known Patit Creek Restaurant. In conversation she mentioned she had this great zucchini bread recipe. I asked...

 

Boeing's Venture into Hypersonic Jetliners

Last spring, Boeing revealed its proposed hypersonic passenger airliner, which would fly much higher and faster than the Concorde-the only previous supersonic commercial airplane. For reference,...

 

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