The Times - Serving Waitsburg, Dayton and the Touchet Valley

News / Dayton

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 30



 By Michele Smith    News    March 4, 2021 

COVID-19 vaccine clinics playing catch-up on second doses

DAYTON-Although initial COVID-19 vaccination efforts have been uneven, incremental progress is being made, CCHS CEO Shane McGuire told the Hospital District Board of Commissioners at their meeting...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 4, 2021 

The Dayton Memorial Library has a new library director

DAYTON-Todd Vandenbark is the new Library Director for the Dayton Memorial Library. Vandenbark said he became interested in Library Science when a friend told him that libraries value people who come...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 4, 2021 

Mid-April goal to unveil 30 percent of the Touchet Valley Trail design

DAYTON-Adam Schmidtgall, Principal Engineer, and Brian Hansen, Project Engineer for Anderson/Perry & Associates, provided an update about progress on the Touchet Valley Trail design at the...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 4, 2021 

Port's agreement with NoaNet provides a possible avenue for community-wide broadband service

DAYTON—At their meeting in February, the Port of Columbia commissioners approved an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) with NoaNet (Northwest Open Access Network) to provide broadband service to the Port...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    March 4, 2021 

Former Dayton resident receives lung transplant, asks for help with medical costs

SEQUIM—After years of misdiagnosis, incorrect treatment, and fighting for each breath, former Dayton resident Fred Banks received a bilateral lung transplant in 2020. Now, his family is reaching...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    March 4, 2021 

"March Magic" to Play March 26

Liberty Theater in Dayton will be streaming a live production of this year's community variety show. The free show is scheduled for Saturday, March 26, and will be available on YouTube. This year's...

 

Dismissal time change for Dayton MS/HS coming soon

DAYTON—When they met last week, the Dayton School District Board of Directors approved a new dismissal time and bell schedule for Middle School and High School students. After March 1, dismissal...

 

No proposals in place for annexation of Port-owned property

DAYTON—At the Feb. 10 Port Commission meeting, Port officials discussed a letter and a petition signed by 37 people with concerns about whether there is a proposal to annex Port-owned property to...

 

Dayton City Council report for Feb.

DAYTON—City of Dayton Mayor Zac Weatherford provided an update about the Interlocal Agreement with the county for Law and Justice, Dispatch, and Municipal Court services at last week’s city...

 

Dayton school board meeting

DAYTON—Middle and High School (MS/HS) Principal Kristina Brown has met with her staff to discuss strategies and interventions they can use to help students struggling with failing grades, she told a...

 

Hospital District Board report for January

DAYTON-The Columbia County Health System's Executive Leadership team participated in a five-day leadership course led by its Semi Bird, Executive Director of Team Concepts Training Services, reported...

 

The Columbia County Public Health Department is making the move

DAYTON-The Columbia County Public Health Department moves from 270 East Main Street to their new location at 112 North Second Street the week of Feb. 15, with plans for the department to be...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    February 4, 2021

Can Dayton become a boom or "Zoom" town?

DAYTON-When offered a chance to work remotely, more and more people are moving where they choose. If the City of Dayton and the Port of Columbia play their cards right, Dayton, with its beautiful blue...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 21, 2021

New phased approach for COVID-19 vaccinations announced this week

DAYTON—When it comes to COVID-19, the Times tries its best to deliver up to date, factual information, but it is hard to keep up when the data changes so quickly. Take the information released to th...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 21, 2021

Dayton City Council report for January

DAYTON—Mayor Zac Weatherford talked about mitigating damages to the Dayton portion of the levee caused by the 2020 February flood in his report to the Dayton City Council last week. There are three...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    January 14, 2021

One woman's story about her journey with COVID-19

DAYTON-Elizabeth Jagelski is known for being a vivacious, musically gifted person with a kind heart. She has contributed her directorial expertise to six of the Touchet Valley Art Council (TVAC)...

 

2020: a year of waiting

DAYTON-2020 has been a year like no other in Dayton's collective memory. In February, the county experienced severe flooding on the North and South Touchet rivers and Patit Creek. The flood, which cau...

 

Dayton Chamber accepting nominations for outstanding businesses, organizations, and citizens

DAYTON—The Dayton Chamber of Commerce has announced the annual award banquet’s cancellation because of COVID-19 restrictions. However, the Chamber is accepting nominations for the Dayton Chamber...

 

Spreading some holiday cheer with the help of Kiwanis Club of Dayton!

DAYTON-This year has been challenging for us all, especially many of the kids served by The Club. To help spread some joy, The Club's Board of Directors and staff hatched a plan to provide holiday...

 

Dayton City Council meeting for December

DAYTON—At the Dayton City Council meeting on Dec. 16, 2020, Planning and Community Development Director Meagan Hayes discussed progress by the Affordable Housing Commission. The Commission is...

 

Tis the season for giving

DAYTON—A former long-time Master Gardener for the Boldman House Museum has won the museum committee’s raffle quilt. Instead of keeping the quilt for herself, and without hesitation, Susie Rogers...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    December 10, 2020

Dayton School Board update

DAYTON—The Dayton School District Board of Directors met Wednesday, December 2, for a regularly scheduled board workshop session. During the session, Superintendent Guy Strot gave a brief update on...

 

Palouse RTPO seeks community input on Active Transportation Plan

DAYTON—Jennie Dickinson, the Executive Director for the Port of Columbia, is on the board for the Palouse Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RTPO). She is asking the community to...

 

Hospital District board report for November

DAYTON—For the past few months, Columbia County Health System (CCHS) CEO Shane McGuire has been talking to the Hospital District Board of Commissioners about five small works roster1 projects that c...

 

Dayton School board report for November

DAYTON—Mason Finney, a senior at Dayton High School and the ASB public relations manager, spoke at the Dayton School District board meeting last week. Finney said the middle school and high school...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 03/06/2021 02:25