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 News    March 26, 2020 

Health officials confirm first two Walla Walla County cases of COVID-19

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County health officials confirmed on Saturday, March 21 that a local resident had tested positive for COVID-19. The Walla Walla County man in his 40s. On, Tuesday, March 23, a second local resident tested positive for...

 
 News    March 26, 2020 

Senior meals curbside delivery

Richard Clark from Walla Walla Senior Center is out in front of Waitsburg Presbyterian Church delivering a meal to Phil Monfort. Clark will be distributing senior meals on Tuesdays during this time...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    March 5, 2020

Focus on Volunteerism

Return Waitsburg resident Jillian Henze didn't think twice when she volunteered to manage communication efforts following the February 7 flooding. WAITSBURG-The immediate volunteer response to the...

 

Egg & I

Thank you for letting me whine about my cold. Monday I woke up feeling much better, my energy is back, along with my appetite! So after my workout at the Y, I treated myself to breakfast at Bacon & Eggs in Walla Walla. I am convinced that spring is...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office

January 29 A building was entered and items stolen by an unknown suspect at an address on Orchard Street. Walla Walla, WA. February 1 Victim reported that an employee stole money from their business in the 20000 block of W. Hwy 12. Touchet, WA....

 
 By Beka Compton    News    February 27, 2020

Focus on Volunteerism

Home and School Association President, wrestling club coordinator, mom. These are just a few of the titles Kristy Taylor holds, and recently, she added yet another title to the list: Emergency...

 

Walla Walla County opens Disaster Call Center

WALLA WALLA—Have you been affected by recent flooding? Walla Walla County and the State of Washington are compiling damage estimates for the purpose of requesting possible help from FEMA and SBA. If there is enough damage throughout the county, it...

 

Columbia County-Walla Walla Fire district #2 commissioners meet

The Columbia County-Walla Walla County Joint Fire District #2 held their monthly meeting last Wednesday. The job description for the fire chief position is still being finalized and Commissioner Deb Fortner presented a proposal that the district... Full story

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

January 28 A man was arrested for driving with a suspended license, and on two misdemeanor arrest warrants on State Highway 125 and Stateline Road in Walla Walla County. January 29 A report of assault in the 4th degree, domestic violence, was taken...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    February 6, 2020

Sivana Spa

WALLA WALLA-Is self care high on your New Year's resolution list? No matter what level of self care you claim, Gillian Herbrandson, licensed esthetician and proprietor at Sivana Day Spa and Boutique,...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriffs Office

January 12 Traffic complaint/investigation on N. Tausick Way/Reservoir Road, Walla Walla. January 16 Juvenile was in possession of marijuana at school 800 Abbott Road, Walla Walla. January 17 A suspicious person, Mr. Avalos, was parked in his... Full story

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

October 10, 2019 Dispatched to an address on Brickner Rd. for possible suicidal ideations. Walla Walla County. November 11, 2019 A woman was transported from an address on Sapolil Road to the hospital for a mental health evaluation. Walla Walla... Full story

 

Walla Walla Foundry CEO Mark Anderson passes at age 65

WALLA WALLA-The Waitsburg Times staff is reflecting on the passing of Walla Walla resident Mark Anderson this past week. He had just celebrated his 65th birthday and was a visitor to the Art X Agent... Full story

 

Schulke family finds purpose and focus with pumpkin sales

In 2002, the Schulke family lost their beloved son and brother Cooper who died at age 7-1/2 from a brain tumor. The Walla Walla area family have addressed the heartache of that loss by growing and...

 

Blue Mountain Land Trust to screen "The 1919 Walla Walla Tractor Show"

Free showings of the documentary "The 1919 Walla Walla Tractor Show" will be held in the area as part of Blue Mountain Land Trust's centennial anniversary celebration of this amazing but...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    October 3, 2019

Burgeoning Hemp Industry Gains a Foothold in Walla Walla County

Sharp-eyed travelers on Middle Waitsburg road might have noticed a distinctive looking crop on a field there this summer. The large, leafy plant seen growing is hemp, and a nearby sign identifies the...

 
 By Tracy Thompson    News    October 3, 2019

Sweet Adelines Chorus Raises Money at Karaoke Fundraiser

Waitsburg's Plaza Theater hosted a broad range of community vocalists at the Blue Mountain Chorus Sweet Adelines of Walla Walla's first-ever karaoke event on Saturday, September 21. The fundraiser...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 19, 2019

Volunteer opportunity: Waitsburg Historical Society

While nearly all communities depend on volunteerism in some form or another, I don’t think it’s an overstatement to say that small towns like Dayton and Waitsburg would fail to function without...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    September 12, 2019

Waitsburg Pioneer Fall Festival is Sunday

WAITSBURG-Community members and visitors can take a step back in time on Sun., Sept. 15 when they join the Waitsburg Historical Society for the City's 47th Annual Pioneer Fall Festival on the Bruce House Museum Complex lawn. The annual event, held...

 

The Don Thomas Family

WAITSBURG—This year the Waitsburg Historical Society honors the Don Thomas Family as 2019 Pioneers of the Year. Thomas’ sons, Gary and Jay recently sat down with The Times to share a bit of family...

 

Back to School

Waitsburg School District Staff took a break during inservice on Fri., Aug. 30 to pose for the traditional Times cover staff photo. Waitsburg, which started school Tues., Sept. 3, was the last of the...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 5, 2019

New electives mean more choice for Waitsburg students

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg High School faculty is introducing new electives for this upcoming school year. Not only are there new options school-wide, juniors and seniors who have scored favorably on the...

 

Waitsburg 4-H Corral Wranglers results from Walla Walla Fair

Submitted by Tracy Barron Swine Makenna Barron - blue in market, blue in showmanship Levi Boudrieau - red in market, blue in showmanship Ben Stillman - blue in market, blue in showmanship Noah Stillman - blue in market, blue in showmanship Eden...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    August 29, 2019

Art at Dunham Days

WALLA WALLA-Dunham Cellars kicked off their tenth annual Dunham Days Celebration this past weekend including live music, new wine offerings and local artisans. Among them, Waitsburg Cottages owner,...

 

Dancin' in the Street

Waitsburg residents partied, played, danced and dined in the street during Waitsburg's Third Annual Block Party on Orchard Street last Saturday evening. If appearances are any indication, a good time...

 

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