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 By Tracy Thompson    News    December 12, 2019 

Waitsburg's Hometown Christmas

"When everybody steps forward like they do in this community it makes such a big impact," said Joy Smith, President of the Waitsburg Commercial Club, and coordinator of this past weekend's events....

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    December 12, 2019 

Representative Rude visits Waitsburg schools

WAITSBURG-Representative Skyler Rude (R) visited all three Waitsburg schools on Monday, December 9th. In his commitment to meet the needs of his constituents, he is on a mission to visit every school...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 12, 2019 

Project Timothy is Dayton's local organization for people in need

DAYTON-For somebody traveling through Dayton whose car has broken down and who is without funds to spend the night, there is help. For someone who needs help with rent, utilities, prescriptions,...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office

November 27 Vehicle parked on County right-of-way at McDonald Road and W. HWY 12, towed, Walla Walla, WA. November 29 A man reported his birds were shot in the 1000 block of Sun Harbor Drive, Burbank, WA. November 30 License plates confiscated off...

 

Fire District #2 commissioner's meeting

In attendance: Randy Farley, Jake Long, Deb Fortner Colter Mohney, Bruce Abbey, Anne Higgins, Randy Charles Old Business An updated Fire Chief job description was approved and will be sent to the...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    December 12, 2019 

Coffee with the Superintendent

WAITSBURG-Immediately after Cocoa with Santa in the multipurpose room, Superintendent Mark Pickel met with parents and grandparents of Waitsburg Elementary students for coffee and donuts in the music...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 12, 2019 

Dayton considers the benefits of treating wastewater discharge through natural methods

DAYTON- Plans for the City's proposed wastewater treatment plant have evolved over the past year from a dry land application method of treating wastewater discharge, to consideration of a wastewater...

 

Church Services and holiday happenings planned

Waitsburg St. Mark’s Catholic Church at 405 W. 5th in Waitsburg, will have a Christmas Mass on Christmas Eve, Tues. Dec. 24, at 5 PM. Waitsburg Chapel at 320 W. 2nd in Waitsburg (509) 337-6235 Tues. Dec. 24 Christmas Candlelight Service at 6:00...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    December 12, 2019 

Dayton women participate in the 2020 Pendleton Round-Up Royal Court

DAYTON-Let'er Buck! The Pendleton Round-Up is a world-famous rodeo with a deep western history, and each year, a group of young ladies go through an application process to be the faces of the event....

 

It's déjà vu all over again

As it stands now, my ex-husband, Daniel, the chef, will be moving to Waitsburg this spring. After spending Thanksgiving with him; well, to quote Yogi Berra, “it’s déjà vu all over again....

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    December 12, 2019 

'Tis the season to watch baking shows!

Every holiday season I imagine showing up to a party bringing an incredible dessert. Historically I am asked to bring wine or extra chairs to potlucks as my baking skills are notoriously weak. This ye...

 

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Hometown Christmas!...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 5, 2019

Dayton's Christmas Kickoff

Dayton's the town that still believes. Once again the reindeer were out and the bells were jingling!...

 

Waitsburg's Hometown Christmas

WAITSBURG-The annual Waitsburg Hometown Christmas events start Saturday morning at 9 a.m. with breakfast and vendor shopping at the Waitsburg Town Hall located at 121 Main Street. The 1919 Tractor...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 5, 2019

Columbia County Rural Library District addresses wheelchair mobility issues

DAYTON—There are issues with wheelchair mobility for some patrons at the Dayton Memorial Library, and Librarian Dusty Waltner is aware and has been concerned about them, she said. For instance, the...

 

Meetings & Gatherings

Alcoholics Anonymous - Dayton: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m., Dayton First Congregational Church-UCC dining room, 214 S. 3rd St. Alcoholics Anonymous – Waitsburg: Saturday, Monday and Friday, 8 p.m., Presbyterian Church basement, 504 Main St. Amer...

 

Throwback Thursday

Throughout this issue, find illustrations from the December 10, 1919 Waitsburg Times...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office Press Board

November 12 An assault occurred between inmates at the Walla Walla County Jail, Walla Walla, WA. November 19 Deputies investigated a reported scam in the 1700 block of Stateline Road, Walla Walla, WA November 20 A stolen vehicle was recovered in the...

 

Join in on the Waitsburg Resource Center's twelve days of Christmas

Fill a box with shelf-stable items like the ones listed and drop off at any of the locations listed below. December 1 - box of cereal December 2 – peanut butter December 3 – stuffing mix December...

 

Citizens complain of persistent burning odors in town

For months, citizens have been remarking on the sour smoky odor noticeable in town. The smoky smell is particularly apparent in the early morning hours when the inversion layer is in effect. A...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    December 5, 2019

Dayton Development Task Force is asking you to consider putting your B&O tax dollars to work locally

DAYTON-The Dayton Development Task Force (DDTF) is asking businesses to donate a portion of their B&O taxes to help with projects that contribute to economic development, in the core of Dayton's...

 

Liberty Theater's December events

DAYTON-Sundae & Mr. Goessl return to the Liberty Theater for a special holiday show on Friday, December 13. Featuring award-winning vocalist Kate Voss, (Earshot Magazine's Vocalist of the Year,...

 

Turkey bingo and gift events offered by American Legion Auxiliary #35

WAITSBURG—The American Legion Auxiliary #35 is hosting Turkey Bingo this Saturday, December 7, at the Waitsburg Elementary multipurpose room. Doors open at 4:00 p.m., with games starting at 5:00....

 
 By Beka Compton    News    December 5, 2019

No toys for Christmas? No problem

The holiday season is here, ready or not! If you have a toddler or young child in your life, you've probably heard something along the lines of "toy-free Christmas" from the parents. I have a two...

 

Thanksgiving and now the leftovers!

Thank you to my new Waitsburg friends, I am so fortunate. The community effort Thanksgiving spent with so many new friends was truly a treat. The amount of food and wine bordered on obscene, and the...

 

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