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Articles from the November 12, 2015 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    November 12, 2015

Oz Returns to the Liberty Stage

DAYTON – If you find yourself mingling with Winkies, Munchkins, Poppies, and Jitterbugs, there's only one place you can be – traveling the legendary yellow brick road to Oz. It's been twelve...

 

Prescott Grad Receives State Pen Promotion

WALLA WALLA – On Nov. 1, Robert Jackson was appointed Associate Superintendent of the West Complex of the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla. Jackson is a 1988 Prescott High School...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    November 12, 2015

Operation Christmas Child

WAITSBURG - Thousands of Operation Christmas Child (OCC) shoeboxes packed with gifts and school supplies for children in Third World countries will be collected Nov. 16-23 at church relay centers...

 

Alumni Raffle

The Waitsburg Alumni Association is raffling a 7ft. double-fleece blanket, in Cardinal colors, with the proceeds going to benefit Coats for Kids. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 6/$5 and may be...

 

Packin' in the Posies

The city crew will have the flowers out of the way just in time to start preparing for Hometown Christmas, which is the first Sunday in December each year....

 
 By Dena Wood    News    November 12, 2015

Custom Cars (and Other Fun Stuff) in Glass

WAITSBURG – With its cheery red, white, and green checked floors and the reflected light of stained glass bouncing off the soft green walls, it's no wonder Leslie Nichols has dubbed her stained...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    November 12, 2015

Something New at The Q

WAITSBURG – The Q Wood-Fired Grill will be hosting a monthly Supper Club with the theme, "Around the World on Fire," featuring world cuisines that are cooked over an open flame. The first Supper...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    November 12, 2015

Cardinal Season Ends with Davenport Loss

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Cardinal football team saw its season come to an end Friday night after a 32-19 loss to Davenport in a District 7/9 play-in game here. The Gorillas did almost all their...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    November 12, 2015

Lady Bulldogs End Season at Regionals

ASOTIN – The Dayton Bulldogs volleyball team wrapped up their season after making it to Regionals with losses to Wilbur-Creston in Colfax on Wed., Nov. 4 and to Reardan in Asotin on Sat. Nov. 7....

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    November 12, 2015

Adams Medals at State X-C Meet

PASCO – Waitsburg junior Emily Adams earned fourth place, finally making the podium on her third trip to the WIAA 2B State Cross-Country meet at Sun Willows Golf Course Pasco on Sat., Nov. 7....

 

Pacific Power Donation

Pacific Power Regional Manager Bill Clemens (r) presented a check from $2,000 to Waitsburg City Administrator Randy Hinchliffe last week. The funds will be used toward the development of the new...

 

On Trial in Dayton

A trial was underway in Dayton last week in the courtroom of the Columbia County Courthouse. Levi Helgerson of Dayton is facing a charge of first degree assault of a child for an incident that...

 

Pioneer Portraits - November 12, 2015

Ten Years Ago November 17, 2005 John Raver received Cardinal of the Year honors, and Co-Most Valuable Players of the Volleyball squad were Brittany Zuger and Natasha Montgomery. Marci Jo Lanning was the Cardinal Cross Country MVP. the Waitsburg...

 

Police Notes - November 12, 2015

Nov. 1 Suspicious person reported ducking into corners in alley south of 200 blk. E. Main; deputies unable to locate. Car vs. deer, non-injury accident on SR-261, MP 5. Nov. 2 Noise complaint on 700 blk of S. 5th. Verbal disagreement, participants...

 

Celebration Days Planning Meeting

WAITSBURG – Springtime may be months away, but time flies when it comes to planning for Waitsburg Celebration Days. The Celebration Days planning committee will meet Mon., Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. at the Waitsburg Business Center located at 111 Preston...

 

Birthdays - Week of November 12

November 13: Delores Gohlman, Toni Jones-Riggs, Tom Manley, Anne Bickelhaupt, Reade Ferguson. November 14: Ellie Bartlow, Bert Aylward, Corrine McKinley, Wally Bird, Ariel Wood, Linda Henze, Willie Hobson, Randall Hinchliffe, Sydney Eng. November...

 

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

Veterans Day will probably be over by the time you read this, but it’s on my mind, so I’m going to talk about it anyway. My grandfather was in the military during World War I. He was in Europe, though I don’t think he saw combat. But I can...

 

Beware of Fraud Calls and Scams

TOUCHET VALLEY – Like death and taxes, fraud plays few favorites. Young or old, rich or poor, nearly everyone of legal age is a potential victim, whether random or targeted. Scams are a constant...

 

Apply Navy's Nuclear Technology to Civilian Use

Today, many elected officials are fixated on tearing down coal-fired power plants and replacing them with solar and wind farms. But that isn’t practical, because when there is no wind or sunlight those plants produce no electricity. There is an...

 

FFA's Festival of Trees

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg FFA Chapter is accepting registrations for their annual Festival of Trees fundraiser. Community groups, clubs and businesses are invited to participate in the event that kicks off on Dec. 6, during Waitsburg’s Hometown...

 

School Bonds Fail Across State

WASHINGTON – A Walla Walla Public Schools newsletter states that seven of 10 school construction bonds are failing across the state. The trend is consistent with low approval numbers over the last seven years, according to the report. Construction...

 

Wa-Hi Presents Fall Drama

WALLA WALLA – In spite of the recent unexpected death of Wa-Hi drama teacher, Brian Senter, in a traffic accident, Wa-Hi drama students will move forward with the schools fall production as planned. “A Long Bridge Over Deep Waters” begins with...

 
 By Ken Graham    News    November 12, 2015

Commission Hears Flood District Ideas

DAYTON – The Columbia County Board of Commissioners on Monday heard a presentation from the former Public Works Director of Kittitas County about that county’s success in forming a flood control...

 

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