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 By Brianna Wray    News    October 18, 2018 

Baron's Ball Held in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG-The Society for Creative Anachronism held its Baron's Ball at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds Oct. 6 and 7. King Christian and Queen Héléne hosted combat competitions and vendors in authentic...

 

Bluegrass Jam

( The Bluegrass Kids meet Wednesday afternoons to practice classic songs with mentor Kate Hockersmith....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 18, 2018 

Waitsburg Parks and Rec Board Meeting

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Parks and Recreation Board is now hosting public meetings on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. Present at the most recent meeting were board members Danielle Carpenter, Justin Stegall, Wyatt Withers and Sandra...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    News    October 11, 2018

Main St. Waitsburg's New Fire Hydrant

City official Jake Adams works to update Waitsburg's Main St. fire hydrants. Following last month's fire, fire fighters had trouble stemming the flow due to gravel in the line. The gravel was thought...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 11, 2018

Local Club Takes Part in National 4-H Week

WAITSBURG-National 4-H week is underway in Walla Walla County. Local groups are taking to storefronts to create displays representing their areas of expertise. "Our club, Homegrown Go Wild,...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 11, 2018

Paul Gregutt Releases Record and Video

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg musician and wine writer Paul Gregutt, has released a single and accompanying video for his song "Lights Out." The song was written by Gregutt and recorded at Super Plaid Studios...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 11, 2018

XO Alambic Release

On Saturday, founder and master distiller Rusty Figgins released his new brandy, Clos Sainte-Rose XO, Edition No. 2, at XO Alambic, a distillery located at the Blue Mountain Station in Dayton....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 4, 2018

Day of Service

This Sunday, the Waitsburg Christian Church chose to forgo regular church service and instead performed various service projects for the community. The two big projects were clearing out the empty...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 4, 2018

Waitsburg Parks & Rec Board Holds First Meeting

WAITSBURG—The Parks & Recreation board held their first public meeting at the Lions Club Community Building last Thursday. In attendance were Chair Danielle Carpenter, Vice Chair Sandra Morrison, Secretary Justin Stegall, Treasurer Wyatt Withers, a...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 4, 2018

Waitsburg City Council Report

Sept. 19, 2018 WAITSBURG-In attendance at the meeting of the City Council was Mayor Marty Dunn, as well as councilmembers Terry Jacoy, Kevin House, Jim Romine and Kate Hockersmith. Councilmember KC...

 

Serving Salmon in Waitsburg

VIEWS FROM THE LIONS CLUB SALMON BAKE...

 

Waitsburg Grocery Under New Management

New owners will take over Waitsburg Grocery beginning next week. WAITSBURG-Main Street's staple the Waitsburg Grocery is under new management effective Oct. 1. Jamie Allen and Jessie Smitt have...

 

Waitsburg Fire Cause: Unknown

WAITSBURG—After an investigation by the Walla Walla City Fire Dept., officials have ruled that the fire that destroyed the former Hugs Gifts & Collectibles building at 109 Main St. in Waitsburg is undetermined. The building was destroyed in the...

 

Waitsburg School Board Report

WAITSBURG—Present at last week’s meeting of the Waitsburg School Board were Chairman Ross Hamann and members Christy House and Lisa Morrow. Member Russ Knopp, while not onsite, attended remotely...

 

Views From the Pioneer Fall Festival

Waitsburg's Pioneer Fall Festival was held Sunday, September 16th at the Bruce Museum Complex...

 

Powell Rifle Donated to Waitsburg Historical Society

WAITSBURG-In August 2017, while many people were traveling elsewhere to see a solar eclipse, Barney Powell and his wife made a point to travel through Waitsburg. "We stopped because I was interested i...

 

Newspaper Archive Unlocks History Mystery

WAITSBURG-In spring of 1948, The Waitsburg Times published a succinct article about a 24-year-old male who was killed in a motorcycle accident. Little did they know at the time, there was more to the...

 

Spectacular Fire Hits Waitsburg's Main St.

WAITSBURG-Neighbors watched as first responders worked to extinguish a fire that broke out on Waitsburg's Main Street Sunday night. "All of a sudden there were flames and it went up like that," said J...

 

Mary Grant Tompkins is Pioneer of the Year

WAITSBURG-This year's Waitsburg Pioneer Fall Festival Pioneer of the Year, Mary Grant Tompkins, doesn't think of herself as a pioneer. But she certainly comes from a long tradition of pioneering spiri...

 
 By The Times    News    September 6, 2018

FFA Kids Show Livestock

Members of the Penpals FFA group from Waitsbrg (dressed in white shirts) showed pigs at the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days over the weekend....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 6, 2018

Pioneer Fall Festival Coming to Waitsburg Sept. 16

WAITSBURG—The 46th annual Pioneer Fall Festival is coming to Waitsburg Sept. 16. Hosted at the Bruce Mansion Museum Complex located at 314 Main St., this all-day event features an activity for every sensibility. The festival begins at 11 a.m. with...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 6, 2018

Coulston Takes First at WW Fair

WALLA WALLA-Waitsburg's own Grace Coulston won grand champion at the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days held Aug 29-Sept 2. The winning goat, Grace's Red Princess is an example of a Boer Goat's...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 6, 2018

Blessing Box in Waitsburg

Waitsburg-A blessing box has been installed in front of the Waitsburg Christian Church. In it, individuals in need will find food and hygiene products. This community resource is "open to all with no...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    September 6, 2018

Waitsburg High School Faculty

Waitsburg High school faculty don sunglasses for a portrait....

 

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