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Waitsburg's "One of a Kind" pride attacked

Change is the only thing permanent in the world since the beginning of time. Though not popular or easy, it can be progressively profitable. Absolute honesty and unselfishness are usually the missing factors omitted from decisions made in secrecy....

 

Letter to the editor

Dear Waitsburg Parents, We want you to know that we are thinking of you every day. We thank the reporting from the Waitsburg Times which helped us do that. We have copied the pictures the paper published of each of your elementary children, and...

 

Support for affordable housing

Affordable housing means stability for families and community members; homeownership is one of the best ways to build financial comfort. The availability of affordable housing attracts families to help support our schools and businesses. Many local...

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Obedience is not a virtue. Exacted from slaves, dogs, and very young children, obedience is an essential component to a well-run society, but not necessarily a free one. For the tyrant, the despot, the emperor, a well-run citizenry...

 

Embracing Waitsburg

Dear Sirs, With all our challenges these past nine months, my “self” returns to Waitsburg, my favorite place of choice. My name is Dorothy Mock Shepherd. Onset of 1947, my family traveled to Waitsburg to live with my grandparents, Alex and...

 

Concerns over Commissioner's actions

Letter to the editor  My name is Sharon Eaton, and I do not like to cause problems or arguments. However, there was an incident at the Dayton Senior Center on Dec. 15 that has caused me concern. Because of COVID-19, we are not going into the Senior...

 

Nice Things!

I had the nicest surprise last week. UPS had a Christmas mix-up and delivered a package for me to the wrong address, here in Waitsburg. The lovely person who received it took it to the Post Office so I could be found. I was delighted when I got a...

 

A thank you from Waitsburg Resource Center

Dear Editor, We at the Waitsburg Resource Center (the Food Bank) are so grateful for the donations made during this challenging 2020 year of the pandemic. As a non-profit we also thank all who volunte...

 

Letter to the Editor

It seems common sense and decency have been upstaged by rule changes at the USPS. In our small town of 1,200 we do not have mail delivery to our homes as an option. The two choices are a mailbox at the end of the street, if living far enough away...

 

Postmaster offers help mail and packages to get to PO Box holders

Let me begin by saying I know this policy of returning items has caused a huge inconvenience for many Waitsburg Postal Customers, and I am sorry. Also, we at the Post Office appreciate the support many of you have extended. The Waitsburg community...

 

Letter from Columbia County Commissioners

Finished in 1887, the Columbia County Courthouse is a beautiful piece of history, a boon to the tourist industry, and a general point of pride for the citizens of the county. From its stately position and through several facelifts, the courthouse...

 

Letter to the Editor

I’ve known Mark Klicker for many years and his trustworthiness and integrity is unmatched. I’ve had business dealings with Mark and his word can be trusted. Our district needs Mark to represent our farms and businesses to help solve the tax,...

 

Support for Brandon Johnson

Several years ago a friend of mine was involved in a controversy that went to trial before Judge Robert Zagelow, who was an exceptionally well liked and respected Walla Walla Superior Court Judge. After the trial, I asked how it went. My friend said,...

 

Support for Mayberry

My daughter, Jenny Mayberry, is running for Walla Walla County Commissioner for District 1. Jenny is a strong, confident woman who believes everyone is important and should be listened to. She’s a woman who will stand her ground when the going...

 

Support for Dozier

Perry Dozier, as a county commissioner and citizen, has provided many benefits to our communities.  The completion of 7th street rebuild in Waitsburg with streets, sidewalks, etc. was aided by Perry, while a commissioner, to secure funding for this...

 

Johnson has broad experience

Mike Mitchell misrepresents Brandon Johnson’s experience for Walla Walla Superior Court Judge. Johnson has broad experience in our judicial system. He earned a criminal justice degree. He graduated with honors from Gonzaga Law School.  He served...

 

Danielle Garbe Reser

Danielle Garbe Reser is uniquely qualified to become the 16th Legislative District’s next Senator. After graduating with honors from Whitman College, Danielle earned a Masters in Public Administration from Columbia University. Between 2001 and...

 

Support for Mike Mitchell

I am writing in support of Mike Mitchell’s candidacy for Walla Walla County Superior Court Judge. There have been numerous letters of support for both candidates touting their legal experiences, educational backgrounds, and personal attributes....

 

Update from Walla Walla County Elections for this year's General Election

For this year’s General Election, Walla Walla County Elections has moved all operations to the Pavilion building at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St., Walla Walla. Voter services, ballot processing, and Canvassing Board meetings...

 

Washington State Elections update from Olympia

OLYMPIA—Registered voters in Washington state will soon receive their ballots for the General Election, Tuesday, Nov. 3. Ballots must be sent to registered voters no later than Friday, Oct. 16. Voters have until 8 p.m. Nov. 3 to place their marked...

 

Letter to the editor

My son, Brandon Johnson, is running to be Superior Court judge. I am a proud father and, of course, am hopeful he will be elected. If he is, it will be his turn to be struck by lightning. Let me explain. We have two boys, Brandon and Jason. Brandon...

 

Letter to the editor

I strongly recommend Brooke Burns for Superior Court Judge in the Asotin-Garfield-Columbia County Judicial District. Brooke has appeared in my courtroom on countless occasions in a diverse variety of cases over the past 14 years. She has always...

 

Letter to the editor

I have known Mike Mitchell for almost 30 years. We met when I took a job scrubbing clubs at Walla Walla Country Club as I was going to college. I later served the Walla Walla Valley in the education system, as coach, teacher, principal, central...

 

Letter to the editor

I think Brandon Johnson has the experience, smarts, and personality to be a very good Superior Court judge. I urge you to vote for him. I am a Superior Court judge. I was first elected in 2008. Before that I was in a private law firm. Brandon...

 

Dear Editor:

I have known Mike Mitchell both professionally and personally and believe that he is the most qualified to be our next Superior Court Judge. Mike is a man of the utmost integrity whose legal career has extended over all areas of criminal and civil...

 

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