Articles from the November 16, 2023 edition

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 By Karen Huwe    News    November 16, 2023

Waitsburg School District Veterans Day Program

WAITSBURG - The seats were filled in the Waitsburg High School gymnasium for the Veterans Day program, "Honoring Those Who Served," under the direction of music director Elizabeth Jagelski. Principal...

 By Justin Jaech    News    November 16, 2023

Port continued Lyon's Ferry discussion

DAYTON – The Columbia Port Commissioners held their regular meeting at 5 PM, November 8, 2023, in the Port Office. Commissioners present were Genie Crowe, Seth Bryan, Johnny Watts, and the Executive Director, Jennie Dickinson. During the first...

 By Lane Gwinn    News    November 16, 2023

Waitsburg wins a 2023 Smart Communities Award

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Department of Commerce is pleased to announce the 11 winners of the 2023 Governor’s Smart Communities Awards. The program has been presented annually since 2006 and recognizes local governments and their partners...

 By Justin Jaech    News    November 16, 2023

Dayton City Council take levy annual increase

DAYTON- Mayor Weatherford called the Dayton City Council to order at 6:00 p.m., November 7, 2023. Mayor Zac Weatherford and Council Members Teeny McMunn, James Su’euga, Michael Smith, Kyle Anderson, Dain Nysoe, and Shannon McMillen were at city hal...


Richard Bangs, Father Of Modern Adventure Travel, To Read At Royal Block

WAITSBURG - The Royal Block Reading Series welcomes prolific author and globally renowned explorer Richard Bangs for a reading from his 20th book, "The Art of Living Dangerously," at the Royal Block... Full story


Richard Timothy Pettyjohn

On the evening of November 5, 2023, Richard Timothy (Tim) Pettyjohn was called home to be with his Heavenly Father. Tim was born June 1, 1943, to Howard Pettyjohn and Louise Fausti Pettyjohn Love in... Full story


Gaming for healing and recovery

I've had a lot of time to rest and heal following a traumatic injury. After a while, it gets hard to rest unless you can keep your mind occupied. One bed-rest activity I found is a computer adventure...


Writer's Tears

Occasionally, when I sit down to write this column, I feel like I'm having a panic attack, which I attribute to writer's block. I sit at my computer and stare into space or at an empty screen. I try...

 By Karen Huwe    Sports    November 16, 2023

Waitsburg Middle School Awards

The Preston Hall Middle School held their first quarter awards assembly on Monday, November 6. “I am not a big believer in rewarding students for things they should do anyway, but it is awesome to reward students for work ethic and establishing hig...


Dowsett Family 2018 Celilo Vineyard Gewürztraminer

Winemaker Chris Dowsett has a personal passion for Gewürztraminer – not a grape that gets a whole lot of love from most drinkers. But here's the thing - a dry Gewürztraminer is a perfect...

 By Karen Huwe    Sports    November 16, 2023

Middle School Basketball starts its season

WAITSBURG - The Preston Hall Middle School boys have been practicing skills and are ready to play basketball! Their first game was on Tuesday, November 14, at Liberty Christian in Walla Walla. They...



Ten Years Ago November 14, 2013 [Photo Caption] The Waitsburg Historical Society has been applying for grants to help fund the replacement of an unreliable HVAC system in the Wilson-Phillips house.... Full story


Sausage Rolls and Cranberry Relish

In a flash another holiday season has arrived, the time of year where gatherings are increasingly centered around a warm kitchen. To prepare, I research and gather recipes throughout the year to add t...


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