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Articles from the December 23, 2021 edition

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Waitsburg's heARTfelt Christmas Parade

Waitsburg residents and supporters came together to put on a holiday parade Saturday night. With less than a month to plan, build floats, advertise, or warm up our singing voices, the heARTfelt...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    December 23, 2021

Waitsburg City Council met for last time in 2021

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Council met on December 15 for the year’s final meeting. This was the last meeting for outgoing council members Karl Newell and Karen Gregutt. Roughly 15 community...

 
 By Justin Jaech    News    December 23, 2021

Dayton City Council Meeting

The Dayton City Council convened its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on December 15, 2021. All members of the city council were present except for Byron Kaczmarski. The city council discussed Resolution 1484, which would allow the mayor to execute an...

 

Touchet Valley Ladies Golf club donates to irrigation project

DAYTON-Touchet Valley Ladies Golf joined efforts to fund the irrigation project at the Touchet Valley Golf course. On December 15, Cherie Hinchliff from Touchet Valley Ladies Golf presented a...

 

At the Liberty:Encanto

Encanto DAYTON—Encanto is the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The all-new original Disney film...

 

The Royal Ballet screening at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA —Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Ballet’s current production of The Nutcracker on Thursday, December 23 at 7:00 p.m. The Nutcracker is a family...

 

New Year's Eve community fireworks display will begin at 8 p.m.

WALLA WALLA—The city of Walla Walla is announcing its New Year’s Eve community fireworks display will begin at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2021, based on a survey conducted earlier this month. The fireworks will be launched at Walla Walla Community...

 

Seniors honored by exchange club

WAITSBURG—Dana Evans, Club President, and and Phillip Provost, Youth-Activities director honored seniors Megan Forney and Brayden Mohney on December 15th at the Walla Walla Exchange Club luncheon...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    December 23, 2021

Waitsburg School Board swears in new member, looks to 2022

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg School Board held its final regular meeting of the year on December 15, 2021. Board member Stephanie Cole was unable to attend. The meeting started with the newest board...

 

Support for Columbia County Sheriff's Office

Letter to the Editor - I am writing in support of our Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Joe Helm has created a strong team of Deputies that choose to serve and protect our county. THANK YOU ALL! It’s always easy to boo and hiss from the...

 

Walla Walla County vaccine clinic update

WALLA WALLA— Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will temporarily close the Providence Southgate vaccine clinic during the week of December 20. Additionally, the Southgate clinic will have altered hours...

 

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines now recommended over Johnson & Johnson

OLYMPIA‚—The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) is recommending people 18 and older choose to receive an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna) instead of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine. This update follows...

 
 By Justin Jaech    News    December 23, 2021

Dayton School Board Update

The Dayton School Board held its monthly meeting using Zoom at 6 p.m., December 15, 2021. All board members were present for the Zoom meeting, David Bailey (Chair), Zac Fabian, Grant Griffen, Jeffrey McCowen, and Fred White. Fred White made a motion...

 

Columbia Pulp and GMCO Corp Announce New Product Launch

DAYTON—Columbia Pulp I, LLC and GMCO Corporation announced plans to partner in the processing and sale of an innovative chloride-free soil stabilization and dust control product under GMCO’s IntegriBlend brand. The IntegriBlend-CF product...

 

New COVID-19 safety guidance released after multi-county outbreak linked to high school wrestling tournaments

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH), is updating the health and safety requirements for high contact indoor sports in the wake of a multi-school, multi-county outbreak. The outbreaks are linked to a series of wrestling...

 

Baking for the birds

It's day two of Winter Break here in the Compton household, and it feels like week six of cabin fever for my daughter, Gracie. To combat the boredom, Gracie and I have been busy whipping up treats...

 

The 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame Class has issues (part three)

This week I will review the cases of the players on the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot that are in their second and ninth year of eligibility. The players are Jeff Kent, Gary Sheffield, Billy Wagner, Many Ramirez, Scott Rolen, Omar Vizquel, Andruw Jones,...

 

Weird, Wonderful, and Sleep

My life seems weird now that we have decided to slow down the operations at the restaurant. Our new focus on catering, take & bake, and working with some winemakers for special dinners is more fun...

 

Book Review: Director's Choice

Razorblade Tears by S.A. Cosby Perfect for fans of John Wick, Razorblade Tears is a fast-paced, can't-put-it-down tale of revenge. After their sons are gunned down in broad daylight, two ex-convicts...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago December 22, 2011 The WP Cardinals aren’t just the toast of Waitsburg, which honored the team with a special dinner sponsored by the Commercial Club at the Town Hall last Thursday ...

 

Gingered Waldorf Salad

For the food-obsessed, like me, planning a menu for a holiday fête can take weeks of research and recipe testing. While Thanksgiving is often made up of standard classics to pair with turkey, for me...

 

City of Waitsburg plans for the new year

WAITSBURG—A worldwide pandemic, heavy flooding, staff shortages, supply chain issues, and a shortage of funds made for a difficult past two years for the City of Waitsburg. Mayor Marty Dunn and City administrator Randy Hinchliffe sat down with The...

 

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