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 By Beka Compton    News    May 12, 2022 

Tonne, Katsell selected as WCD Parade Marshalls

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg Celebration Days officials announced that Karen Peters Tonne and Dan Katsel will lead the 2022 festivities as the Parade Marshalls. Karen Peters Tonne is a lifelong area resident,...

 By Justin Jaech    News    May 12, 2022 

Remembering Flag etiquette

Well, there are laws, but they never had many teeth, and for quite some time, they have had no teeth whatsoever. Court rulings have consistently determined that a show of disrespect towards the flag or the National Anthem is protected by the First...

 By Beka Compton    News    April 28, 2022

Play surface, ARPA projects were April City Council topics

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Council met on Wednesday, April 20, for a regularly scheduled meeting. April was the first month that the council offered a Zoom option. The option will be available...


Waitsburg School Board meets for regular meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Board met on April 21, 2022, for a regularly scheduled meeting. The middle school robotic class presented an overview of some of the projects they have been working on. The robotics class taught by Colby Starring has...

 By Lane Gwinn    News    April 7, 2022

American 35 opening new chapter

Waitsburg Commercial Club is holding its Annual Awards Dinner at the new restaurant on April 12. WAITSBURG-A pizza maker and a Bloody Mary mix master walk into a bar. No joke, the bar was the empty An...

 By Lane Gwinn    News    April 7, 2022

The Lions Club Rib Feed and the Commercial Club Awards Dinner make up for lost time

WAITSBURG­—Next week is the Waitsburg Commercial Club Awards Dinner on April 12, at American 35. Since the club could not hold its annual event during the pandemic, it will be three times the fun t... Full story

 By Beka Compton    News    March 31, 2022

Fire hydrants, Park & Rec focus of March Council meeting

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg City Council met for its regular meeting on March 23, 2022. Councilmembers Jim Romine and Jillian Henze were unable to attend the meeting. Mayor Marty Dunn, Councilmembers...

 By Beka Compton    News    March 24, 2022

Where the (blue)grass grows

When Kate Hockersmith convinced me to join her music group after school in 2010, I never thought I'd be writing about it in The Times more than a decade later. I spent much of my childhood inspired...

 By Beka Compton    News    March 17, 2022

Waitsburg Friday Market gearing up

WAITSBURG-Spring is in the air, and there is opportunity at the upcoming Waitsburg Friday Market. Formerly the Waitsburg Farmers Market, the small outdoor market opened last year with a handful of...

 By Beka Compton    News    March 10, 2022

Surplus nearly finished for City Hall, pocket park

WAITSBURG-Since accepting bids for two properties on Main Street last month, the city sees the surplus process coming to an end by the March City Council meeting. The sale of 124 Main Street, the lot...

 By Beka Compton    News    March 10, 2022

The Wrestler's Daughter takes over the Royal Block

WAITSBURG-It was a full house on Saturday night at the Royal Block, when a crowd of more than 30 gathered for a book reading by local author Markeeta Little Wolf's from her new book, The Wrestler's...


Alaskan Nets documentary to play at school fund raiser

Save the date! WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg Class of 2023 will show the movie Alaskan Nets on Saturday, March 19, a fundraising event presented by Alaska Airlines. The Alaskan Nets website states that the...

 By Beka Compton    News    February 24, 2022

City council accepts bids for city surplus properties

WAITSBURG-Sales agreements will be negotiated with the city for two Main Street properties after bids were accepted at the February 16 Waitsburg City Council meeting. Mayor Marty Dunn, Councilmembers...

 By Beka Compton    News    February 24, 2022

Waitsburg School Board discusses upcoming Job Fair

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg School Board met Thursday, February 17, for a regular monthly meeting. Board members Christy House, Stephanie Cole, Lisa Morrow, Carol Clarke, and Sarah Boudrieau were all...

 By Beka Compton    News    February 24, 2022

Royal Block adds local writers to the menu

WAITSBURG-Wine enthusiasts, art lovers, and musicians have all enjoyed the opening of the Royal Block, in Waitsburg last year. Preparing for the third book reading in less than a month signals the... Full story

 By Beka Compton    News    February 17, 2022

Coppei Creek Handyman Services opens in Waitsburg

Makaiwi Wachter is serving the Waitsburg, Dayton, Walla Walla, and Prescott area WAITSBURG-If that honey-do list just keeps getting longer, it may be time to change over to a handyman-do list. Coppei...

 By Beka Compton    News    February 17, 2022

Health and Protection Committee reviews FEMA protocal at February meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Community Health and Protection Committee met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 15. The six committee members, Jillian Henze, Bill Rodgers, Lanny Adams, Ca...

 By Karen Huwe    News    February 10, 2022

Exercise is Medicine! 

WAITSBURG-Mature exercisers (those 60 years and older) will have fun improving strength and balance at EnhanceFitness classes offered at Waitsburg Town Hall. The one-hour classes are led by...

 By Beka Compton    News    February 3, 2022

Waitsburg Commercial Club plans for future at Jan. 27 meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Business Commercial Club met Thursday, January 27, for a regular meeting. Led by former president Joy Smith, the meeting focused on financials, bylaws, and moving forward....

 By Beka Compton    News    January 27, 2022

School Board honored at January meeting

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg School Board met Thursday, January 20, at 6 p.m. The meeting was held in person and via Zoom. At the beginning of the meeting, school board members received gift bags,...


City Council reviews flood plan, committee assignments

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Council met Wednesday, January 19, for a regular meeting. Waitsburg resident Terry Jacoy spoke during public comment, asking the council to reconsider the $10 utility tax implemented last year to help fund flood repair...


A piece of Waitsburg History could be yours.

On February 11, Waitsburg City Council will consider bids for two properties, including 147 Main Street, which until recently housed City Hall. The building is one of two properties the City has... Full story

 By Beka Compton    News    January 20, 2022

Flood prep, response, on Community Health committee's minds

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Community Health and Protection Committee met Tuesday, January 18, with discussions centering around flood preparedness and response. Chairman Jillian Henze gave a brief...

 By Beka Compton    News    January 20, 2022

FEMA training gives pastor head start on flood preparedness

WAITSBURG-As area residents start to monitor the river every morning on the way to work, Pastor Cameron Hedges has been busy preparing for his first flood season in Washington. Hedges has been going...


Dr. Roger Hevel to be recognized at January council meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Council will move meetings from the Lions Club building hosting an Open House before the regular meeting on January 19 at the new City Hall. Join the council at 106 Main at 6:30 p.m. to check out the new space and stay... Full story


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