Articles from the November 17, 2022 edition
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Columbia County Election results
COLUMBIA COUNTY-Jack Miller has defeated the incumbent Charles Amerein in a tight race for a seat on the Board of Columbia County Commissioners, representing District 3. Miller garnered 51.95 percent... Full story
Volunteers at Work
WAITSBURG-Louie and Marie Gagnon with a little assistance from friends recently repainted the water level lines at the bridge on Second Street and at the bridge on Preston Avenue...
Dayton City Council discussed flood abatement, tourism promotion funding
DAYTON- The Dayton City Council held a regular meeting on October 11, 2022. Mayor Zac Weatherford and council members Teeny McMunn, James Su’euga, Kyle Anderson, Laura Aukerman, Dain Nysoe, and Tiger Dieu were present at City Hall. Shannon...
Port of Columbia begins comp plan process
DAYTON – The Port of Columbia Commissioners held its regular meeting November 10, 2022, at the Port’s conference room and on Zoom. Commissioners Genie Crowe, Seth Bryan, Johnny Watts, and Executive Director Jennie Dickinson were present. Members...
Deputies positive role in DSD
To Whom It May Concern, First, a big thank you to the new deputies & Joe Helm! I would like to inform my community about this topic and recognize the benefits of the deputies in our high school. Joe Helm hired a lot of new deputies this year. Many... Full story
Veterans honored at Waitsburg schools
WAITSBURG-On Thursday, November 10, the Waitsburg School District honored veterans with a performance titled "We Honor Our Veterans." Music teacher Elizabeth Jagelski, high school teacher Roseann... Full story
Valley Girls Barrel Racing Association
Walla Walla-Beginning in December, the riders of the Valley Girls Barrel Racing Association (VGBRA) will be taking their two-month hiatus from racing. The local organization is celebrating 61 years...
Music to be seen by
Waitsburg-Kellie Rose is a young, talented musician who has taken a break from Seattle to work on new music in Waitsburg. She will be at The Royal Block Saturday, November 19, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.,...
Wine of the Week
Always a reliable budget bottle, this version of The Jack draws upon some well-known Walla Walla and Columbia Valley vineyards (notably Lewis!) for its fruit. In the blend are small amounts of... Full story
Ten Years Ago November 15, 2012 A lifelong dream has come true for Waitsburg High School student Beka Adams. Ever since she was a little girl, Adams said she dreamed of being part of the Walla Walla... Full story
Spiced Squash Bread
The November fog has rolled into our valley, and I have been spending extra time in the kitchen seeking warmth. My favorite holiday, Thanksgiving, is just around the corner, and the winter holiday...
Shoebox Gift program brings joy to kids and volunteers
WAITSBURG-The things we take for granted; Christmas mornings with family and friends sharing gifts and cheer. Thanks to a program that brings volunteers together to share this gift, boxes of simple... Full story
It was a cold and windy November afternoon when we joined my sister and brother-in-law for a birthday ride up Eckler mountain. In the past, we have ridden our ATV quads for a friend's birthday ride,...
Winners of the "Happy Fall Y'All" yard decoration contest.
WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg Commercial Club sponsored the first Happy Fall Y'all yard decoration contest this month. The winner of the Best Decorated Yard for 2022 was Cindy Moeller and the Best... Full story