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 By Michele Smith    News    June 20, 2019 

Dayton terminates county planning and compliance contracts

DAYTON—The Dayton City Council voted last week to terminate interlocal agreements with the county for Planning Department and Code Compliance Services. City Administrator Trina Cole said the reason behind last week’s decision is so the city can...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    June 20, 2019 

Port of Columbia update

COLUMBIA COUNTY-One of the Port of Columbia's many projects was helping to organize a successful Career Day event, with representatives of twenty-seven different careers, at Dayton High school in...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

BOCC approves creation of Flood Control Zone District

DAYTON—On Monday the BOCC adopted Resolution 2019-34 establishing a countywide Flood Control Zone District (FCZD) and Resolution 2019-35 adopting a ballot measure establishing a general excess levy for the operations and maintenance of that...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

Columbia County adopts a panhandling ordinance, county road resolutions

DAYTON-An ordinance addressing panhandling in Columbia County is on its way to being codified into law after unanimous approval by the Board of County Commissioners, on June 3. Panhandling The...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 20, 2019 

Ranger districts provide updates

DAYTON-Personnel from the Pomeroy and Walla Walla Ranger Districts of the Umatilla National Forest hosted a public meeting in Dayton last week to share information about the Districts and discuss...

 
 News    June 20, 2019 

All Wheels Weekend 2019

Skies were clear and the weather was warm for Dayton's 25th Anniversary All Wheels Weekend....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    June 13, 2019

Orozco trial is delayed again

DAYTON—Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney Dale Slack notified the public that the Benjamin Orozco murder trial has been re-set from July 8 to August 12, following a June 5 hearing. In his update, Slack said that Division II Court of Appeals...

 

1st Annual Gene Crothers Memorial Golf Tournament is June 22

DAYTON—The recently advertised TVGC Scramble Tournament has been renamed the 1st Annual Gene Crothers Memorial Golf Tournament in honor of Gene Crothers, who recently passed. The tournament format has changed slightly and the event, formerly a...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    June 13, 2019

Dayton celebrates 25th All Wheels Weekend

DAYTON-Organizers have been hard at work preparing for Dayton's 25th Anniversary All Wheels Weekend, June 14-16, with the theme American Graffiti. The event, which takes place each Father's Day...

 
 By Dena Wood    News    June 13, 2019

Rolling Thunder comes to Dayton, June 21-23

DAYTON-Rolling Thunder, the Blue Mountain Rocketeer's (BMR) most popular event of the year, will take place over three days, June 21-23. Model rocketry enthusiasts from all over the Pacific Northwest...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 13, 2019

Dayton High School held its 138th graduation ceremony on Saturday

DAYTON-Family and friends crowded the Dayton High School gymnasium on Saturday to hear Class of 2019 Valedictorian Neylan Bryan and Salutatorian Tatumn Laughery deliver their speeches, and to cheer as...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    June 6, 2019

Tom Schirm Takes Third Place in World Fish Carving Competition

DAYTON-For most people, the dream of achiev- ing Best in World status in their art is simply that – a dream. But for Tom Schirm, of Dayton, that dream is well within reach. In fact, Schirm...

 

DAYTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY JUNE ACTIVITIES

Discovery Kids - 10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. - Every Wednesday A new, revamped and improved interactive story time for those in the toddler years! Come sing, dance, play and learn with Flash the Sloth. Family Story Time - 6:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. - June 6th S...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    June 6, 2019

Neylan Bryan is DHS Valedictorian and Tatumn Laughery is Salutatorian

DAYTON-Dayton High School 2019 graduates will receive their diplo- mas in a commencement ceremony on Sat., June 8 at 1 p.m. in the Dayton High School gymnasium. Neylan Bryan The Dayton High School...

 
 By Vicki Zoller    News    June 6, 2019

Local massage therapists address overall health

Kahla Harrington and Maura Train- er are both local skilled massage thera- pists unaffiliated with Dayton General Hospital. They are, however, very much a part of integrative care. Many use massage...

 
 By Vicki Zoller    News    June 6, 2019

Dayton General Hospital grows integrated health services

DAYTON-Integrated Healthcare or Coordinated Care may not be a term widely known to patients, but within the healthcare community these are powerful words attached to positive actions. Integrative...

 

LIBERTY THEATER SUMMER CULTURAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM STARTS JUNE 21

DAYTON—The Liberty Theater’s three-part Summer Cultural Enrichment Program (SCEP), aimed at children ages 6 through 6th grade, kicks off this month with free dollar movies, followed with a visit by Chris Fascione in July, and a Missou- la...

 
 By Mike Ferrians    News    June 6, 2019

The theater provides kids with invaluable cultural experiences

A column by Liberty Theater Manager Mike Ferrians In a February edition of the Times, the Americanism of the week was a quote from Annie Proulx, author of The Shipping News: “One of the tragedies...

 

Dayton Best Western receives Care Award

DAYTON—The Best Western Plus Dayton Hotel & Suites in Dayton received the Champion Customer Care Award at Best Western® Hotels & Resorts’ District II Meeting held recently in Calgary, Alberta. This honor is bestowed upon those member properties...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    May 30, 2019

DHS hosts Mentor Round Table

DAYTON-For high school students, having the opportunity to meet with people from many walks of working life is important as they begin their journey into life after high school and the arena of the...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 30, 2019

TVGC Scramble Tourney will help fund sprinkler system

1st annual TVGC member/guest scramble tournament is June 22 DAYTON— “Doing something about the sprinkler system is something the club has been working on for decades. I looked at minutes from the 1960s and they were talking about it then,...

 

Junior Golf sign ups due June 19

DAYTON—Boys and girls ages 7-17 from Dayton, Waitsburg, Starbuck and surrounding areas can learn to play golf for free through the Junior Golf program at the Touchet Valley Golf Course in Dayton. Participants must sign up by June 19 to...

 

Dayton Days 2019

Views from the Dayton Days Festivities...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    May 23, 2019

Dayton Days is May 25

Memorial Day weekend kicks off a season of festivities in Dayton with the annual Dayton Days festivities, followed closely by Mule Mania and All Wheels Weekend. Dayton Days, May 25 The annual Main...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    May 23, 2019

Lewis & Clark Walk

DAYTON-The annual Lewis & Clark walk departed from the Dayton Historic Depot on May 17, making strides toward community health for the thirteenth consecutive year. Public health nurse Estasia...

 

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