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Articles from the October 17, 2019 edition

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 By Michele Smith    News    October 17, 2019

AAUW candidates' forum held in Dayton

DAYTON—Three candidates running for a four year term as Dayton’s mayor spoke at the AAUW Candidates Forum, which was held at the Liberty Theater in Dayton last week, followed by a question and...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 17, 2019

Two hotly contested races for Dayton City Council

DAYTON—Seth Bryan is running for Dayton City Council Position 6 against incumbent Byron Kaczmarski in the Nov. 5 General Election. “This is my first time running for public office,” Bryan said....

 

Meredith Evelyn Hulce Huwe

Meredith Evelyn Huwe, age 86 years, died October 6, 2019 at Dayton General Hospital. She was a 70 year resident of Waitsburg. Meredith was born in her Grandma’s house in Jones County, South Dakota...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago October 22, 2019 Photo caption: Waitsburg High School has been recognized as one of the 104 “Highest Improving” in reading and math by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Two years ago the school was named a ‘School of...

 

To the Editor:

My name is Katie Leid and I am running for re-election to Dayton School Board, position #4. For those of you who are not familiar with me, I grew up in the Touchet Valley, graduated from Waitsburg High School, married my childhood sweetheart, followe...

 

To the Editor:

Ballots to vote for the next Mayor of Dayton will be arriving in the mail very soon. If you have not become informed regarding each candidate’s qualifications, I encourage you to do so. Too often in today’s society, elected officials are placed...

 

Sheriff's office offers trick or treat event at the Columbia County courthouse

DAYTON⎯Parents of Columbia County children are invited to bring their little ghouls and goblins to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office Halloween afternoon for trick or treat goodies again this year. Now in its ninth year of operations, Sheriff...

 

To the Editor

Dear Editor: Last week’s column (Turn America’s innovators loose on greenhouse gases – Don Brunell) began with a limp denial of the consequences of greenhouse gases and proceeded to use decades old unscientific information from around the...

 

Anita Mann's SPOOKED: Drag Show & Dance Party

WALLA WALLA—TruthTeller Winery is throwing a Halloween themed Drag show that leads into a killer dance party on Saturday, October 26, at 8:30p.m. This is an all ages event, hosted by Anita Mann and...

 

Boograss is back

The Touchet Valley Acoustic Music Project presents a fundraising concert on Sunday, October 27 at 4:00 p.m. Boograss is an annual event that features bluegrass music and a silent auction. The event...

 

Walla Walla Valley Bands Celebrates 30th year

Walla Walla Valley Bands is celebrating their 30th year! Please join them, Sunday, October 27, 3 pm, at the Walla Walla Valley Academy Auditorium, 300 SW Academy Way in College Place as they present their “Out of This World” fall concert,...

 

WWCSO

October 8 Male contacted and found to have active warrant for arrest. 900 block of Lake Road, Burbank. Deputies were dispatch to the 1900 block of Pleasant for a physical domestic. Subject was arrested for Assault 4th-Domestic Violence and Malicious...

 

Columbia County Sheriff's Office Deputies, Walla Walla Police Department Officers, and Crisis Response Team members respond to Waitsburg home

WAITSBURG⎯On Thursday, October 10, officers from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the Walla Walla Police Department and Crisis Response Team members responded to a Main Street home in...

 

Mr. C's Smokin Co.

WAITSBURG-Sharp-eyed Waitsburg visitors notice Mr. C's Smokin Co. at the corner of Preston Avenue and Highway 12. Area residents know the location as the place for smoked cheeses and meats, with good...

 

Schulke family finds purpose and focus with pumpkin sales

In 2002, the Schulke family lost their beloved son and brother Cooper who died at age 7-1/2 from a brain tumor. The Walla Walla area family have addressed the heartache of that loss by growing and...

 

Blue Mountain Land Trust to screen "The 1919 Walla Walla Tractor Show"

Free showings of the documentary "The 1919 Walla Walla Tractor Show" will be held in the area as part of Blue Mountain Land Trust's centennial anniversary celebration of this amazing but...

 

A big leap for Northern Leopard Frogs

Hundreds of tiny endangered Northern Leopard frogs took a leap back into the wild over the summer at the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge in Grant County. The releases were made possible by a...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 17, 2019

Passage of the $30 car tab initiative will be felt in Columbia County

DAYTON—If you think state Initiative 976, better known as the $30 Car Tab Initiative, will only affect Sound Transit, on the west side of the state, think again. If I-976 is approved by voters,...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 17, 2019

Flood Control Zone District proposal goes before the voters on Nov. 5

DAYTON-If the Flood Control Zone District is approved by the voters on Nov. 5, County Engineer Charles Eaton will be its administrator. Eaton has released the following statement: "Since 1964, Columbi...

 

Two candidates up for Waitsburg School Board position

Randy Hinchliffe Randy Hinchliffe is relatively new to the Waitsburg School Board having joined in fall 2018 when Board member Russ Knopp moved to Walla Walla. The father of two boys, he is married to...

 

Manners Matter

A number of years ago I was asked to cater a very formal dinner party. To be absolutely sure we didn't embarrass ourselves-or worse the hostess, I purchased a used copy of Miss Manners' Guide to...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 17, 2019

Before & After: Andrew Nilsson House

DAYTON-Inside the home, history is a verb. Artifacts that we keep are imbued with both sentimental, but also historical value. Part of the human experience is the stuff we collect. Equally important...

 

Dayton Waitsburg Football loses close game to Liberty Christian 20-14

DAYTON—After a failed onside kick by Liberty Christian to open the game, Dayton Waitsburg High School football began moving the ball down the field. During that drive a nice pass play to #17 Shawn Evans set up a first and goal. Unfortunately, the...

 

Prescott defeats St. George 2-1 in stoppage time

PRESCOTT-Friday October 11th Prescott played the St. George Dragons. The momentum was all Prescott in the 1st half until there was about 17 minutes left in the half. No goals were scored during at...

 

Area fastpitch softball team ends season with a win at Pumpkin Classic

Adrenaline 10U fastpitch softball team ended their season on a high note at the Pumpkin Classic tournament in Yakima & Selah, WA on October 5 and 6. There were a total of 10 teams in their age...

 

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