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Articles from the December 14, 2017 edition

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Breakfast with santa

Young Alexis, daughter of Roger Tumbocon and Justin Jaech, enjoyed a visit with Santa (Val Kiefer) at Breakfast with Santa, hosted by the Dayton First Congregational Church on Sat., Dec. 9. The...

 

Dayton School District Approves $800,000 Capital Projects Levy

DAYTON—A special meeting was held on Dec. 6 in the school district board room to discuss how the Dayton School District can best meet some newly-identified school facility needs as well as how to finish currently-identified facilities projects....

 

Kennedy Mae Henze

Dane and Jillian Henze of Tumwater, Wash., announce the birth of their daughter Kennedy Mae Henze, born Oct. 19, 2017. Kennedy Mae was born at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, Wash.,...

 

Exchange Club Awardees

Chloe Pearson and Robert Walsh were selected as the 2017-2018 Waitsburg High School Exchange Club Youth of the Month. This selection makes them eligible for the Exchange Club Youth of the Year $1,000...

 

County Looks at Dispatch Needs

DAYTON--County Commissioner Merle Jackson would like to express his gratitude to the voters of Columbia County for passing Proposition 1, the one-tenth of one percent county wide sales tax for the...

 

Pioneer Portraits - December 14, 2017

Ten Years Ago December 20, 2007 To get into the Christmas spirit, there’s nothing like the sights and sounds to be experienced at the Waitsburg Community Choir cantata. “Once upon a Miracle” - A Christmas Musical, by Marty Parks, was performed...

 

WWCSO Daily Press Board

Dec. 5: Malicious/Criminal Mischief reported in the 900 block of Preston Avenue....

 

Stocking Stuffer Saturday

WAITSBURG – Looking for last-minute Christmas gifts? Waitsburg is the place to be this weekend on “Stocking Stuffer Saturday,” Dec. 16, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Main Street businesses will be encouraging last-minute shoppers to finish up their...

 

Community Christmas Concert

WAITSBURG – The annual Community Christmas Concert will take place at the Waitsburg Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m. on Sun. Dec. 17. Enjoy an evening of Christmas carols performed by the Waitsburg Community Christmas Choir and many local...

 

​Blue Christmas Service

DAYTON – This season of Advent, Christmas and holly-jollies also offers moments for stillness and contemplation about how we live our lives, the things that bring joy, and the places that feel tender in our hearts and minds. Shorter days, longer...

 

Birthdays - Week of Dec. 14

December 15: Agnes VonCadow, Jason Henderson, David Hevel Jr., Carl Smith Jr., Stacie Huwe, Betty Young. December 16: Katie Ford, Perry Dozier, Samantha Henze, Christopher Holmes, Lesli Crawford, Kenna Larson. December 17: Matthew Ted Baker, Rex...

 

Keep the Holiday Spirit All Year Long

During the holidays, our thoughts naturally turn to giving — not just giving gifts, but donating our time and money to charities, disasters and community programs. We’re reminded that, with all our frailties, we, Americans, are a pretty generous...

 

Threats Result in Student Arrest at DHS

DAYTON - The Columbia County Sheriff’s Department has released a statement to the press about an incident that occurred last Tues., Dec. 5, when the Sheriff’s Department received a call from the Dayton School District regarding threats made...

 

Michael Bates Retires

WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla Countty Commissioners invite the public to attend a retirement open house for Michael “Mike” Bates on Tues., Dec. 19 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the County Public Health and Legislative Building located at 314 W. Main....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Council to Decide Parking Issue

WAITSBURG – At the request of City Manager Randy Hinchliffe, the Waitsburg City Council has been asked to determine, at their Dec. 20 meeting, whether or not semi trucks can park overnight in the...

 

Patricia Sacha is New BMS Market Manager

DAYTON-Patricia Sacha is a natural in her new role as the Blue Mountain Station's Market manager. Sacha farmed the garden at the Blue Mountain Station in 2015. Since 2016 she and her husband, David,...

 

Lady Cards Beat Mac-Hi, Fall to Indians, Gar-Pal

WAITSBURG – The Lady Cardinals opened their season with a hard-fought, home-court win against Mac-Hi on Tues., Dec. 5. The Cards and Pioneers swapped leads throughout the game until the third...

 

Cardinals Fall to Mac-Hi 63-25, Touchet 65-30, Gar-Pal 62-18

WAITSBURG – The Cardinal boys' basketball team fell hard to the Mac-Hi Pioneers, taking a 63-25 home-court loss in their opener game on Dec. 5. Cardinal coach Roy Ramirez chalked the loss up to an...

 

Valley Girls Barrel Racing

The Valley Girls Barrel Racing Association has just completed an amazing 55 years of promoting barrel racing in the Walla Walla Valley and surrounding areas. On Nov. 11, 175 members and friends...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Senior Round Table Wants You!

WAITSBURG – For about 30 years, Waitsburg seniors have been gathering to share a hot meal and fellowship together as part of the Walla Walla Senior Citizen Center's Senior Round Table program....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    December 14, 2017

Be Aware of Fraud

WAITSBURG – It’s December again; the time of year for giving – and taking. The Walla Walla Police Department recently issued a press release about an increase in reports of scams hitting area...

 

Legals - December 14, 2017

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Pursuant to the Revised Code of Washington 61.24, et seq. TS No.: WA-17-760554-SW APN No.: 350736620408 Title Order No.: 64681 Deed of Trust Grantor(s): VIDAL A LAZARO Deed of Trust Grantee(s): MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC... Full story

 

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

Almond Roca 1 c. butter 1 c. blanched, toasted 1 1/3 c. sugar almonds, toasted 3 Tbsp water 4 (4 ½ oz) Hershey bars 1 Tbsp light corn syrup 1 c. finely chopped almonds Melt butter, add sugar, syrup and water. Cook to hard crack stage, 310 degrees...

 

Strange But True

STRANGE BUT TRUE by Samantha Weaver --- * It was noted American journalist, satirist and cultural critic H.L. Mencken who made the following sage observation: “Whenever ‘A’ attempts by law to impose his moral standards upon ‘B’, ‘A’ is...

 

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