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Eagle's auxiliary donates $9600

The Dayton Eagles Auxiliary wishes to thank donors who made it possible to raise $9,600 at this year's annual Jimmy Durante Funday. The proceeds were split between The Club and the local 4-H...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office Daily Press Board

April 7 An unknown suspect stole gasoline from the victim’s fuel tank on Main Street in Waitsburg. April 5 Illegal dumping reported on neighbor’s property on Taggart Road. April 3 A safe of unknown origin was found on the shoulder of Preston...

 

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Help Wanted LEGAL ASSISTANT and VICTIM/WITNESS ADVOCATE The Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office is seeking applicants for a unique full-time position as Legal Assistant and Victim/Witness Advocate. 40% of the workload consists of...

 

Whitman College Renaissance Faire, April 20

WALLA WALLA—Whitman College will present its annual Renaissance Faire on Sat., April 20, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Whitman College campus on the corner of Beyer Ave. and South Park Street. The festival includes Renaissance-themed costumes,...

 

Big day at the barns

Waitsburg FFA and 4-H members spent a rainy Sunday cleaning and prepping the livestock barns at the Waitsburg Fairgounds. Members readied the pens in the new barn for hogs and goats; rototilling,...

 

Waitsburg School District Board Meeting Update March 21, 2019

Board members present: Ross Hamann, Christy House, Randy Hinchliffe, Jason Kaehler, Lisa Morrow Presentation (Pam Beasley) Beasley gave a presentation on the WaKIDS program and Waitsburg results. (See story at right) Secondary Principal Report...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 11, 2019

Data draws concerns for kindergartners

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg Kindergarten teacher Pam Beasley presented the WaKIDS program and an update on resulting data to the Waitsburg School Board at their March meeting. Beasley said resulting data...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 11, 2019

Retired vet stops in Waitsburg on his trek across the U.S.

WAITSBURG – Ron and Cindy Standring had a special guest last week when they played host to Jimmy Novak, a retired veteran who is walking across the United States to raise awareness for PTSD and...

 

Son of Joe Patrick, of Waitsburg, made his own patriotic journey in 2013

Joe "Tiger" Patrick II, son of Waitsburg's Joe Patrick, made a similar cross-country journey in 2013 when he walked across America to honor the fallen heroes of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. Patrick...

 

Legionnaires have a long history in Col. County

DAYTON—The Frank E. Bauers American Legion Post No. 42 was organized in 1919, which was the same year the national organization was chartered and incorporated by Congress, according to Carla Rowe...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    April 11, 2019

Blue Mountain Heritage Society honors Columbia County veterans

DAYTON-The patriotic display honoring Columbia County veterans has been moved from the Smith Hollow Country Schoolhouse to the Palus Museum, at 426 E. Main Street. "The display was popular and...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 11, 2019

David Eller is new Columbia Straw Supply general manager

STARBUCK, Wash.-Columbia Straw Supply, a Starbuck-based company that procures wheat straw for Columbia Pulp, welcomed David Eller as its new general manager on Feb. 18. Eller most recently served as...

 

Northwest Farm Credit Services predicts varied agricultural outlook

SPOKANE, Wash.— Northwest Farm Credit Services, the Northwest’s leading agricultural lending cooperative, has released its quarterly Market Snapshot reports that look at the state of major agricultural commodities in the region. Northwest FCS...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 11, 2019

Knouffs start first season as KOA owners

STARBUCK, Wash.- Wally and Joanne Knouff are starting their first season as owners of the Starbuck/Lyons Ferry Marina KOA. The couple purchased the business in November after realizing they were here...

 

Chris Janson Headlines Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days

WALLA WALLA-Tickets are on sale now for tickets to Chris Janson who will headline the 2019 Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days concert on August. 28. Jackson Michelson, of Corvallis, Ore., will open...

 

Interview panel applications extended

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School District has extended the deadline for accepting applications for individuals to sit on the Superintendent Search Interview Observer Panel. The board plans to select approximately 12 community members, representing a...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Painting for Passage

WALLA WALLA-The Painting for Passage show debuted in the grand lobby of the Marcus Whitman hotel featuring the watercolor and acrylic paintings of Leigh Anne Adkins. Adkins' artworks favor the...

 

New Legacy Project Concert, April 29

STARBUCK, Wash.-Cutting-edge Nashville based Christian artists, New Legacy Project (formerly known as Blackwood Legacy), will be in concert in Starbuck on Mon., April 29 at 7 p.m. at the Starbuck Comm...

 

Talk About Art

There is a joke – more true than funny – that most people who graduate with a particular degree never use it in their eventual career. Kennewick photographer John Clement, who graduated from...

 

State Parks announce two free days in April

OLYMPIA—Visitors to Washington State Parks will not need Discover passes on Sat., April 20 and Mon., April 22. The first free day is a springtime free day and the second is in honor of Earth Day. A Discover Pass costs $30 for an annual pass and...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Hot Poop Celebrates Record Store Day

Audiophiles rejoice, discount vinyl abounds WALLA WALLA-Hot Poop will join forces and lock tonearms in solidarity with independent record stores and worldwide music fans in celebrating the twelfth...

 

Laht Neppur joins 28 breweries at Tri-Cities Craft Beer Festival

KENNEWICK—Twenty-eight craft breweries will participate in the Washington Beer Commission’s 3rd Annual Tri-Cities Craft Beer Festival on Sat., April 27 from noon-6 p.m. at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex located at 2901 Southridge Blvd....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    April 11, 2019

Eggs to Dye For: Egg Decorating Hacks

Are you gearing up for egg hunt season? How's your egg coloring game? Do you dominate, or do you opt to leave it to the pros? As the wheel of the year turns we have an opportunity to revisit...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 11, 2019

Col. Co. Commissioners address rights protections in response to Judge Gallina arrest

DAYTON-In an April 11 emergency meeting, Columbia Commissioners unanimously approved Resolution 2019-22 which addresses the protection of Columbia County employees and elected officials. The... Full story

 
 By Dena Martin    News    April 4, 2019

Waitsburg council remains unchanged

WAITSBURG—Preliminary election results for Waitsburg’s mayor and city council members were tallied Tuesday night. With a total of 275 votes cast, the current Waitsburg City Council remains intact at this point. The election will be certified on...

 

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