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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...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 18, 2018 

County Awarded Grant for New Courthouse HVAC System

DAYTON—The Washington State Department of Archaeology & Historic Preservation has released a list of ten courthouses to receive grants for rehabilitation projects, and the Columbia County Courthouse...

 

Bluegrass Jam

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

 

Joyce Klassen's Acrylic Pour Paintings

Sometimes, when we're nervous about how a particular endeavor will turn out, we close our eyes and hope for the best. And while this technique does work now and then, it's not the best plan when...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 18, 2018 

Busy Time for Dayton Chamber

DAYTON—Forty businesses participated in the first of its kind Main Street Open House, during Dayton on Tour, according to Chamber Director Melissa Bryan. And as a result, there are several sale...

 
 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 Michele Smith    News    October 11, 2018

Candidates for Columbia County Offices Appear at Forum

DAYTON—The Dayton chapter of the American Association of University Women held a Candidates’ Forum to allow voters in Columbia County to hear from and ask questions of candidates for local races. Candidates for Columbia County Sheriff, Columbia...

 
 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

Former Astronaut Speaks in Dayton

DAYTON-Former astronaut Dorothy Metcalf-Lindenburger was at the Wenaha Gallery Saturday during Dayton on Tour to present "Rocks to Rockets," the story of her evolution from a third grader inspired by...

 
 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....

 

Schirm Wins Best in Show

DAYTON-Woodcarver Tom Schirm won Best of Show and Best in the Nation for the Year, at the National Fish Carving Championship, for his decorative life-sized carving of a west slope cutthroat trout....

 

Western Music Artist to Perform in Dayton

DAYTON-Western music artist Dave Stamey will perform at the Liberty Theater in Dayton at 7 p.m. on Oct. 18. Stamey was inducted into the Western Music Hall of Fame in 2016. He has been voted...

 
 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 Michele Smith    News    October 4, 2018

Mama Monacelli's to Open at Blue Mountain Station

DAYTON-Confectioner Nancy Monacelli said she is looking forward to moving into her new production and retail space in Suite H at the Blue Mountain Station this month. Mama Monacelli's Kitchen won't...

 
 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 Michele Smith    News    October 4, 2018

DGH Rehab Dept. Has New Hours

DAYTON-The Rehabilitation Department at Dayton General Hospital is staying open late to help accommodate customers' schedules. The department is now open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and...

 
 By Michele Smith    News    October 4, 2018

Voluntary Stewardship Program Approved for Columbia County

DAYTON—Columbia County Planning Director Meagan Bailey told County Commissioners last week that the county’s Voluntary Stewardship Plan has been approved by a state technical panel on the Washington State Conservation Commission. VSP is an option...

 
 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...

 

Dreams of Outer Space

Dreams and goals, by their nature, contain an element of the impossible. If they didn't, they'd be just be ordinary activities we take for granted (although, interestingly, one person's ordinary...

 

Sundae + Mr. Goessl Return to Liberty Theater Oct. 12

DAYTON-Sundae + Mr. Goessl return to the Liberty Theater in Dayton at 7 p.m., on Oct. 12. This premier vintage jazz duo wowed the audience in Dayton when they came to the Liberty Theater in May on...

 

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...

 

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