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Articles from the December 15, 2022 edition

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 By Lane Gwinn    News    December 15, 2022

Waitsburg students and staff participate in SOS training

WAITSBURG—Staff, and students from Waitsburg High School participated in a Sources of Strength (SOS) training this past Wednesday, December 7. The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church hosted the event. Students received training to help fellow students...

 

Waitsburg School Board will cover DW Combine Dec. 15

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Board will meet Thursday, December 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Waitsburg Elementary School Library. The agenda will include the results of a survey the Board sent to parents, students, and community members about the...

 

First Juried show announced by Foundry Vineyards

WALLA WALLA-The Foundry Vineyards announced its first juried art show, which will open in February 2023. The deadline for artists to submit images to be considered is January 2, 2023. With the...

 

At the Liberty: "Devotion"

DAYTON—Devotion, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the harrowing true story of two elite US Navy fighter pilots during the Korean War. Their heroic sacrifices would ultimately make them the Navy’s most...

 

Funding approved for Veteran Service Officer

WALLA WALLA —– In July 2022, Walla Walla County was selected by the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to receive a rural county veteran service officer grant. The County Veteran Service Officer (VSO) will assist veterans, and family...

 

Animal Christmas to benefit Blue Mountain Humane Society

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg High School National Honor Society members are accepting donations for the Blue Mountain Humane Society in Walla Walla this Christmas season. Advisor Liv Leid states that this is the first year of the Animal Christmas...

 

Salmon Recovery Grant to Fund Fish Passage in Mill Creek 

WALLA WALLA – Tri-State Steeheaders will receive a grant of $4.7 million from the Recreation and Conservation Office for fish passage improvements in Mill Creek.  “This funding will allow us to nearly complete fish passage treatments in the conc...

 

Ecology soliciting applications for local flood hazard planning grants

OLYMPIA—The costs associated with flooding exceed all other natural hazards in Washington state. Each year, there is a better than 80% chance that ten or more flood events will occur, and the frequency of floods will increase as the climate...

 

Gift Giving Guide: Waitsburg Historical Society

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg Historical Society was formed fifty years ago to create a museum and renovate the neglected Bruce Mansion. The Mansion was built in 1883 and is a prominent building on Main...

 

Gift Giving Guide: Friends of the Dayton Library

The Friends of the Dayton Library is dedicated to making contributions, grants, and gifts to benefit the Dayton Memorial Library (Columbia County Rural Library District) and its patrons. Volunteers...

 

Music from the ground up in Waitsburg Schools

WAITSBURG-When Elizabeth Jagelski, or Mrs. Jagelski as her students call her, took on the K-12 Music Specialist position at Waitsburg School District two years ago, she had a very large to-do ahead...

 
 By Karen Huwe    News    December 15, 2022

Tri-City Steel Band back in Dayton

DAYTON-The Tri-City Steel Band entertained a crowd of music enthusiasts at its 9th annual concert at Faith Chapel in Dayton on Saturday, December 10. Twenty-seven members and their instructor Ben...

 

Troon 2021 Druid's Fluid Red Blend

Troon's history dates back to the 1970s, and new ownership wanted to honor that past by reviving this blended red. The spiral on the label expresses the Druid's connections to the mysteries, energy,...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Sports    December 15, 2022

Local 2nd grader competes in cheer

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg Elementary second-grader Elise Pearson is enjoying her first-year as a member of the Firehouse Elite Cheerleading team based in Richland. The eight-year-old competes at the youth...

 
 By Karen Huwe    Sports    December 15, 2022

DW Sports

Wolfpack A & B-squads Win at Touchet DW COMBINE—The middle school boys’ A-squad scored easily against Touchet on Monday, December 12, winning 61to12. The B-squad boys scored 28 points in the second half against Touchet to come from behind and...

 

Ole' – From Spain to France

Amazingly, we arrived in Bilbao, Spain, with all our luggage. Considering the insanity of the Lisbon airport, the short layover, and the flight change in Frankfort, we were shocked it all worked out....

 

The Moose Cafe has Gifts for everyone on your list

DAYTON-Gifts for all ages can be found on the way to the bakery case at Moose Creek Café and Bakery. The Dayton café and shop offers gifts for the youngest on your list with soft and cuddly items...

 

Around the Valley: With Karen Huwe

WALLA WALLA-Murder at the Kirkman House is an evening of mystery, based on the board game Clue. It is a seasonal event played after dark, where participants search the museum rooms for clues using...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago December 13, 2012 A standing room crowd packed the aisles of Waitsburg Hardware & Mercantile to listen to cowboy and western music, chat with neighbors and celebrate the Christmas...

 

Pasta Bolognese

A dear friend of ours just left to live in Tuscany for several months, and to say I am a little jealous would be an understatement. Over the years, much of my food and wine obsessions have been...

 

Stocking Stuffer Saturday in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG-Stocking Stuffer Saturday is this weekend in Waitsburg. Window shopping at Gaudy Gals on Main shows the bounty availble for your last minute, local holiday shoppiing....

 

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