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 News    March 21, 2019 

Show Stoppers!

Performers get into character as they practice for the upcoming Show Stoppers spring musical revue at the Liberty Theater. The show features 18 numbers from favorite past productions. See Page 9 for...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 21, 2019 

Friends of the Dayton Community Pool broadens its vision

DAYTON—The Friends of the Dayton Community Pool has revamped its name and purpose. “We kept running into community conversations that talked about how lovely it would be to have a community or multi-purpose center in our county,” said...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019 

Liberty Theater benefits from Wildhorse grant

DAYTON—A $7,612 grant from the Wildhorse Foundation has helped enable the Touchet Valley Arts Council (TVAC) to address several safety and energy efficiency needs at the annex building adjacent,...

 
 News    March 21, 2019 

Kudos!

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 By Michele Smith    News    March 21, 2019 

Dayton March City Council Update

Urban Growth Area land swap proposal moves forward DAYTON-City of Dayton Mayor Craig George will pass his gavel to Mayor Pro-tem Zac Weatherford on April 30. George read a letter of his resignation...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019 

Liberty Theater Presents 'Show Stoppers!'

DAYTON—This year’s annual Liberty Theater spring variety show is “the best-of-the-best by the cream-of-the-crop,” according to co-directors and choreographers Julia Mead and Patti Jo Amerein....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 21, 2019 

Confederated Tribes Habitat Update

DAYTON—Representatives of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, shared fish and wildlife habitat updates in a public meeting at the Delany Room in Dayton on Feb. 28. The...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 21, 2019 

Golf board and fairgrounds committee work together for improved facilities

DAYTON—The Friends of the Fairgrounds committee and the members of the Touchet Valley Golf Board are working together to create great resources for Columbia County. That was the take-away message...

 
 News    March 21, 2019 

Jimmy Durante Fundraiser

Saturday night's Jimmy Durante fundraiser at the Dayton Eagles was a roaring success. The final tally hasn't been totaled but Auxilary member Barbara Fullerton said that the event brought in more...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 14, 2019

Ryan Rundell is new Columbia Co. Commissioner

DAYTON-It took just ten minutes of deliberation behind closed doors for Columbia County Commissioners Mike Talbott and Chuck Amerein to select Ryan Rundell to fill the vacant seat on the Board of...

 

New Emergency Management Director brings strong skill set

DAYTON-Ashley Strickland is the county's new E911/Emergency Management Director and he has brought an impressive skill set with him in his new job. Strickland brings the knowledge he gained while...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 14, 2019

Prime Time Family Reading fosters family engagement

Nationwide program aims to improve family engagement and student academic success DAYTON – Dayton Memorial Library's first Prime Time Family Reading event, on March 6, was a great success with 60...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 14, 2019

Orozco trial date set for July

DAYTON – Columbia County Prosecuting Attorney C. Dale Slack said the Benjamin Orozco murder case has been re-set, from March 11 to July 8. Slack said May 8 is the deadline for the exchange of all ev...

 

Dayton School Board Work Session Update

Board members Katie Leid, David Bailey, Justin Jaech and Fred White were present. *Bill Dowdy asked the Board to consider supporting the reinstatement of the High School Fall soccer program, which had been canceled for 2018-19 due to a lack of...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 14, 2019

Columbia Pulp sets stage for pollution reduction practices

Pomeroy test plant drives DOE fee schedule changes and increased incentives OLYMPIA – In an effort to encourage innovative approaches to pollution reduction, the Washington Department of Ecology is...

 
 By Rob Holtzinger    News    March 14, 2019

Col. Co. Health System Board Meeting Review

DAYTON – During the Columbia County Health System (CCHS) March 5 board meeting,CEO Shane McGuire discussed the University of Washington health agreements which launched a program to bring CCHS $152,000 annually to improve behavioral health care in...

 

Dayton Best Western Changes Ownership

DAYTON – The Best Western Plus Dayton Hotel & Suites, located at 507 E. Main, changed hands late last year. BK Lodging, LLC, out of the Tri-Cities, owned by Kam and Laddi Singh took ownership on Nov. 15, according to hotel General Manager Eleanor...

 
 By Ramesh Ponnuru    News    March 14, 2019

Talk About Art

A column by Carolyn Henderson It's a long road from working for a contractor making parts for nuclear submarines to painting peaceful landscapes, but acrylic painter Becky Melcher is used winding...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 14, 2019

'Concerned Citizens' group voices library concerns

DAYTON – More than two dozen people gathered in the Delany Building on March 4 to hear concerns about the practices and policies of the Dayton Memorial Library. The meeting was spearheaded and...

 
 By Vicki Zoller    News    March 14, 2019

Pacific Power Funds Dayton Tree Trimming

DAYTON – Among the notable features along Dayton’s well-traveled Main Street are the trees that line the walks from one end of town to the other. These trees provide cool shade in the summer,...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 7, 2019

Rock Slide Blocks Tucannon Road

COLUMBIA COUNTY – It should have been quitting time, but a 5:10 p.m. call to dispatch reporting a rock slide on Monday evening, sent the Columbia County road crew back to work. The slide occurred...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 7, 2019

Commissioner candidates will interview Monday

DAYTON – The local Republican Committee has selected three finalists from a slate of nine applicants in the running to fill the District 1 seat on the Columbia County Board of Commissioners. A special meeting will be held at the Columbia County...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    March 7, 2019

Sheriff's Office has busy week

DAYTON—The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office had a busy week last week. “We’ve been putting in a lot of overtime,” said Civil Deputy Tim Quigg speaking at last week’s Citizen’s Academy....

 
 By Dena Martin    News    March 7, 2019

Gatlin family fundraiser planned for March 22

DAYTON – Michael and Danica Gatlin are still reeling after being blindsided by one those curveballs that life can lob out of nowhere. The parents were originally told their almost two-year-old,...

 
 By Vicki Zoller    News    March 7, 2019

New Village Shoppes operator feels at home in Dayton

DAYTON – A bright winter sun pours through the broad windows of the Village Shoppes on Main Street in Dayton, illuminating the varied and unique items that fill the interior. Proprietress Rori...

 

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