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Articles from the October 18, 2018 edition

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 By Brianna Wray    News    October 18, 2018

Baron's Ball Held in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG-The Society for Creative Anachronism held its Baron's Ball at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds Oct. 6 and 7. King Christian and Queen Héléne hosted combat competitions and vendors in authentic...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 18, 2018

County Awarded Grant for New Courthouse HVAC System

DAYTON—The Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation has released a list of ten courthouses to receive grants for rehabilitation projects, and the Columbia County Courthouse...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-October 23, 2008 The 50 string Salt & Light Music Ministry comprised of young people from Waitsburg, Dayton and the surrounding area, will be giving a concert in Dayton Sunday. The...

 

Craig C. Moisio

Craig C. Moisio, age 66, died on October 8, 2018, in Dayton, WA. Craig is survived by his wife of 40 years, Paula Moisio, his daughters, Rachel (Geoff) Robinson of LaGrande OR, Amanda Moisio, and grandchildren – Cotter, Tanner, Hope, Taylor, Justin...

 

Birthdays

October 18: Matthew Frohning, Julia Klucas, Edna Kirk, Vicky Maiden, Jesse McCaw, Tanya Maurer, Edgar Tarp. October 19: Ruth Peterson, Noel Atkinson, Rosemary Archer, Lynn Carpenter, Wyatt Withers, Kennedy Mae Henze. October 20: Owen Lee Cole,...

 

Wives Support Crider

Dear Editor, For over two decades, I have watched my husband come home shift after shift, proud of the work he does as a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s deputy. I take seriously his career decisions because they affect his life in a way few outside...

 

Please Support Stroe for Sheriff

Dear Editor, This election year we do not have an incumbent running for County Sheriff. This means that we have an open seat race, and that equates into an opportunity for the citizens of Walla Walla County. It means that it is an opportune time to...

 

Support Urged for Francik

Dear Editor, Sixteenth Legislative District Candidate Rebecca Francik, teacher and librarian, served on Pasco City Council: 1996-2017. She was: Mayor Pro Tem for more than 10 years; elected to the City Council five times as a nonpartisan. As a city...

 

Support Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, In the present political climate, it is easy to become partisan and blindly vote for our chosen party. However, the work of a county commissioner is not driven by partisan ideology. Instead, professional experience, expertise, and the...

 

Support Cathy McMorris Rodgers

Dear Editor, I have known Cathy McMorris Rodgers for much of my life, as my father, Perry Dozier, worked with Cathy when he was State officer for Washington Association of Wheat Growers, and later as Walla Walla County Commissioner. She is a leader...

 

Stroe Understands the Community

Dear Editor, It’s not just showing up to events to introduce yourself to just a few at community events, but rather it is complete community involvement in youth activities, church, community service, and school events that make an individual have...

 

Support Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, I consider both of the candidates for Walla Walla County Sheriff to be friends of my family. Anyone who believes either candidate is steering any supporter to lead a negative campaign does not know these men. Both men are good guys with...

 

Support Crider for Sheriff

Dear Editor, We live in dangerous times. Law enforcement is a much more challenging profession than it used to be. When I got out of the Navy and began my first day at the Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office on Sept. 1, 1976, I was issued a Smith &...

 

Support Urged for Matt Stroe

Dear Editor, As an elected official or department head, you are not only a leader of your department, but you also set the tone of the employees within your department. As a past Walla Walla County Commissioner, I have worked closely with all (12)...

 

Please Vote for Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, I am writing to urge voters in Columbia County to support Dain Nysoe in the race for county commissioner (District 3). I met Dain and his wife shortly after we moved here 10 years ago. I know him to be a man of honesty and utmost...

 

Crider Best Choice for Sheriff

Dear Editor, The general election is just around the corner. The ballots will be mailed out on October 19th, so we will be receiving them in our mailboxes soon. Much has been said about both candidates for Sheriff; much has been discussed on social...

 

Vote for Dain Nysoe

Dear Editor, If you live in Columbia County’s 3rd district, you may have had the opportunity to meet Dain Nysoe as he and his wife, Claudia go door to door speaking to voters. Dain doesn’t do this just to talk you into voting for him, but...

 

Support Urged for Skyler Rude

Dear Editor, I am endorsing Skyler Rude for 16th District State Representative and urging you to vote for him in November. For the past four years, Skyler Rude has served as a legislative assistant in both the House and Senate for Senator Maureen...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 18, 2018

DW Gets Big Win at Kittitas, 58-22

KITTITAS-The Dayton-Waitsburg football team made the long trip to Kittitas a success Friday night, crushing the home team, 58-22. After a tough first quarter in which they gave up two touchdowns, the...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    October 18, 2018

DW Girls Top Kittitas in Four Sets

WAITSBURG—The Dayton-Waitsburg volleyball team has been no a roll the last two weeks, winning matches against Mabton, DeSales, Columbia, Kittitas and Liberty Christian. In Waitsburg on Saturday, DW...

 

Bluegrass Jam

( The Bluegrass Kids meet Wednesday afternoons to practice classic songs with mentor Kate Hockersmith....

 

Joyce Klassen's Acrylic Pour Paintings

Sometimes, when we're nervous about how a particular endeavor will turn out, we close our eyes and hope for the best. And while this technique does work now and then, it's not the best plan when...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 18, 2018

Busy Time for Dayton Chamber

DAYTON—Forty businesses participated in the first of its kind Main Street Open House, during Dayton on Tour, according to Chamber Director Melissa Bryan. And as a result, there are several sale...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 18, 2018

Waitsburg Parks and Rec Board Meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Parks and Recreation Board is now hosting public meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Present at the most recent meeting were board members Danielle Carpenter, Justin Stegall, Wyatt Withers and Sandra...

 

Waitsburg School Remodel Open House

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Remodel Open House and Tour will be Oct. 19. The two-part event begins with a kitchen tour at 4 p.m., and then continues with the Kenneth M. Zuger Field House Dedication Ceremony beginning at 4:30 p.m. at the...

 

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