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Secret Gulch

Waitsburg photographer Bill Rodgers captures a secret gulch....

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    November 7, 2019 

Plan ahead to help your neighbors over the holidays

WAITSBURG—Help your friends and neighbors celebrate the holiday season this year by getting in on a fun new tradition proposed by the Waitsburg Resource Center. For the first twelve days of December place one of the items listed on page seven into...

 

Waitsburg Town Hall Association to hold election

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Town Hall Association will hold their annual election event on Thursday, November 14 at Waitsburg Town Hall. A dinner of soup, salad, garlic bread and desert will be provided at 6:30 p.m. Waitsburg community members are...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    November 7, 2019 

Coffee with the Superintendent proves informative

Waitsburg School District Superintendent Mark Pickel welcomed a small group of parents to a coffee hour this past Friday at the Waitsburg Elementary music room. With chocolate donuts, and fresh hot...

 

Waitsburg FFA member receives top award

WAITSBURG-Tom House set a goal in his freshman year of high school; he wanted to earn every FFA degree available. After five years of diligent record keeping, showing hogs at the local fairs, and a...

 

Celebration Days Queen named over weekend

WAITSBURG- 14 year old Lena Berens already has quite the equestrian resume, and this year, she will be adding Waitsburg Celebration Days Queen to her experience. With her trusty palomino mare,...

 

Waitsburg Parks and Recreation board members encourage a "Yes" levy vote

WAITSBURG—In operation for just one year, the Waitsburg Parks and Recreation District is organized and energized to continue with their goal of actively involving citizens with their community. In s...

 

Waitsburg City Council

October 16, 2019 Terry Jacoy, Kevin House, Jim Romine, Kate Hockersmith and Mayor Marty Dunn were present, K.C. Kurkendall absent. Public Comments Commercial Club president, Joy Smith, presented the agenda for a design charrette on the proposed...

 

Waitsburg School Board update

October 17, 2019 WAITSBURG—Ross Haman, Christy House, Lisa Morrrow, Stephanie Wooderchak, Mark Pickel were present, Randy Hinchliffe and Jason Kaehler were absent. Secondary Principal Stephanie Wooderchak announced that Parent/Teacher conferences...

 

A fan connects with Star's Hollow stars at Gilmore Girls FanFest

WAITSBURG-Locals know Sarah Putnam as one of the friendly Sarahs at the Waitsburg Post office. What people may not know is that she carries with her an active appreciation for an erudite TV show set... Full story

 

Columbia County Sheriff's Office Deputies, Walla Walla Police Department Officers, and Crisis Response Team members respond to Waitsburg home

WAITSBURG⎯On Thursday, October 10, officers from the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, the Walla Walla Police Department and Crisis Response Team members responded to a Main Street home in...

 

Mr. C's Smokin Co.

WAITSBURG-Sharp-eyed Waitsburg visitors notice Mr. C's Smokin Co. at the corner of Preston Avenue and Highway 12. Area residents know the location as the place for smoked cheeses and meats, with good...

 

Two candidates up for Waitsburg School Board position

Randy Hinchliffe Randy Hinchliffe is relatively new to the Waitsburg School Board having joined in fall 2018 when Board member Russ Knopp moved to Walla Walla. The father of two boys, he is married to...

 

Tailgate party a fun tradition

WAITSBURG-Susan Wildey, Director of Child Nutrition for the Waitsburg School District, is a big San Francisco 49ers fan. Her love for the San Francisco team has garnered a good bit of harassment...

 

Walla Walla County Commissioners held an open house at the Waitsburg Lions Club to give residents a forum to address county issues.

Attending the meeting were Walla Walla County Commissioners Todd Kimball and Greg Tompkins, Walla Walla County Director of Public Works Tony Garcia and Director of the Walla Walla County Emergency Management System Liz Jeffries WAITSBURG—A small...

 

Enhance Fitness classes offer fall prevention skills for those 60+

Instructor Melissa Lambert teaches three one-hour fitness classes on non-consecutive days to folks in Waitsburg who are 60 years old and older. A low-cost, evidence-based group exercise and falls...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    October 10, 2019

Let's save a life

Waitsburg emergency medical services volunteers needed The need for emergency medical services (EMS) volunteers is reaching a high-point, and rural communities are feeling the effects. If you're...

 

'Waitsburg Under Water' on display at Wilson-Phillips House

Visitors to the annual Pioneer Fall Festival were able to stroll through the Wilson-Phillips House Museum to view the new “Waitsburg Under Water” display. A quote in an April 1996 Spokesman Review... Full story

 

Fall Cemetery Tour Oct. 5

Walla Walla Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Fall Cemetery Tour on Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m. Attendees can enjoy the fall foliage at Mountain View Cemetery and learn more about the fascinating and colorful citizens of Walla Walla who...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    October 3, 2019

Deputy City Clerk Searches for Pool Staffing Solutions

Staffing a small-town pool has proven to be a difficult task for the City in recent years. According to Deputy City Clerk Kelly Steinhoff, the issues of training and retaining the part-time pool...

 

Lion's Club Annual Salmon Feed BBQ

The best part about getting ready for the Lion's Club Salmon Feed BBQ according to volunteer Dan McKinley? "All the great camaraderie between the Lion's Club members and the community," he said. "We...

 

Waitsburg Area Farm Welcomes New Type of Music Festival

"Our goal was to welcome people to a beautiful location, where they can listen to great music and experience a sense of community, " said Cheryl Hansen, owner of Stella's Homestead, the site of last... Full story

 

Rachel Maxi at Art X Agent

WAITSBURG-Artist Rachel Maxi is relaxing after a busy Labor Day weekend. Her latest work, Continuing Explorations, opened to a warm reception over the weekend at Art X Agent. The show, consisting of...

 

Tim Theriac at Ten Ton

WAITSBURG-If an artist is one who creates a composition with paint, photography or what have you, then a curator is an artist who paints with art. In a museum or gallery setting it is the curator's... Full story

 

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