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Articles from the December 24, 2015 edition

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 By Dena Wood    News    December 24, 2015

Council Expresses Support for Waitsburg Raceway

WAITSBURG – Waitburg's city council expressed support of the proposed Waitsburg Raceway, with Mayor Walt Gobel saying, "It's obvious the council is for you," at the Dec. 17 City Council Meeting....

 
 By Ken Graham    News    December 24, 2015

Welcome to Snapdragon!

DAYTON – When you're browsing in Snapdragon Floral and Gifts shortly before Christmas, you might think you've traveled to the North Pole. Santa's workshop must look something like this. "We love...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    December 24, 2015

Sydney Fowble Wins $1,000 FFA Grant

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg FFA member Sydney Fowble got an extra-special Christmas present this year: a $1,000 grant from the National FFA Foundation for her Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE)...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    December 24, 2015

Walsh to be City Council Student Liaison

WAITSBURG – Come January, there will be a new face at the Waitsburg City Council table. New student liaison Stuart Walsh will be sworn in at the Jan. 20 city council meeting. The Waitsburg High...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    December 24, 2015

Cardinals Knock Off Mac-Hi...Again

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg boys' basketball team played their first home game of the season on Dec. 15, beating the Mac-Hi Pioneers for the second time in a week, 45-33. The Cardinals' defense did a...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    December 24, 2015

Lady Cards Lose Close GAME TO WWVA

WAITSBURG – The Lady Cards played a tight game but ultimately lost 49-46 against the WWVA Knights at a Thurs., Dec. 17 home match. The Knights were ahead seven in the first quarter, but the...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    December 24, 2015

Dayton Girls Win Three Games

DAYTON – The Dayton Girls' basketball team had a big week last week, with three victories, including a win over league rival Asotin. On Friday night, the Lady 'Dogs hosted Asotin and came away with...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    December 24, 2015

Cardinal Wrestlers Bring in More Medals

WAITSBURG – Eight grader Carlos Norris and junior Joe Adams both walked away with third place medals at the Dec. 19 Mac-Hi Tournament in Milton-Freewater. Adams named Norris Cardinal Wrestler of...

 
 By Ken Graham    Sports    December 24, 2015

Dayton Boys Beat Prescott, 44-36

PRESCOTT – The Dayton boys' basketball team picked up a win in Prescott Saturday night, beating the Tigers, 44-36. Zach Waggoner led the way for the Bulldogs with 15 points and 13 rebounds. Ben...

 

Columbia Pulp Updates Building Schedule

DAYTON – On Wednesday, Columbia Pulp CEO John Begley presented an updated timeline for groundbreaking for the firm’s straw processing plant, which it plans to build near Lyons Ferry in northwest...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    December 24, 2015

Leona Clarno Leaves $20,000 to Library

WAITSUBRG - Leona May Clarno passed away, at the age of 90, on Nov. 10, but will leave a lasting legacy. The longtime Waitsburg resident donated $20,000 to the City of Waitsburg, earmarked for use by...

 

First Night Out Celebration

DAYTON—The Coalition for Youth and Families, Columbia County Healthy Systems, and the Community Wellness Project promise there will be Fun 4 All at their 3rd annual First Night Out celebration on New Year’s Eve. This year the theme is First...

 

Register Devices for Emergency Alerts

WALLA WALLA – In the case of severe weather, fire, flood, toxic environmental issues, radiological events, and other emergencies, Walla Walla County residents with land lines and listed in the white pages will automatically receive an emergency...

 

Pioneer Portraits - December 24, 2015

Ten Years Ago December 29, 2005 While Waitsburg may not appear to change significantly from year to year, 2005 will go down as a landmark year for the city and environs. Chief among the outward changes is the new bridge over Coppei Creek on the...

 

East Coast New Year's

DAYTON - The Liberty Theater is once again inviting community members to join in the fun for their East Coast New Year’s Eve Party on Dec. 31 at 6:45 p.m. Tickets are $20 for general admission or $35 per couple. This year’s classic film is The...

 

Celebration Days Court Information Night

WAITSBURG – A parent/girl information night for girls interested in being a part of the Waitsburg Celebration Days court will take place Jan. 13 at 7 p.m. at Seven Porches (329 Main) in Waitsburg. “The court is a great opportunity for girls to...

 

Police Notes - December 24, 2015

Dec. 13 Family disturbance, verbal only, in 800 block of E. Clay; parties separated. Assault; juvenile incident in 600 block of S. 3rd. Suspicious circumstances; report of mailbox being accessed and receiving mail on a Sunday. USPS confirmed they...

 

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

The Waitsburg Resource Center is sponsoring free lunches and activities for children at the Waitsburg Christian Church (6th & Main) on: Dec. 27, 28, 29 Activities 11-11:30 Lunch 11:30 - Noon...

 

Birthdays - Week of December 24

December 25: Solon Pietila, Donna Manley, Les Richardson, Sonia Borrowdale, Annette Becker, Carol Hevel, Dalton Carlisle, and Neil Maxwell. December 26: Sandra Farley, Sydney Claire Brookshire, Jennifer Nielsen, Margie Douglas. December 27: Everett...

 

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

This week, as a Christmas present to myself, I’m going to let the nineteenth century poet and author, Clement Clark Moore present his most famous work in this space. As Santa would say, “Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good 2016.” A Visit...

 

Five Lessons from a Weirdly Watchable Year of Politics

By Chris Cillizza, The Washington Post This year has been the weirdest, most watchable and most difficult to predict in my two decades of covering politics. Because this is my last column of 2015, I thought I would list the five biggest lessons this...

 
 By Dena Wood    Sports    December 24, 2015

Waitsburg OKs Combine Committee

WAITSBURG – Talks regarding a possible football athletic combine between Waitsburg and Dayton will continue. At their Dec. 9 regular meeting, the Waitsburg School Board approved the creation of an...

 

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