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At the Liberty: "Killers of the Flower Moon"

DAYTON — “Killers of the Flower Moon” is set in 1920s Oklahoma and depicts the serial murder of members of the oil-wealthy Osage Nation, a string of brutal crimes that came to be known as the Reign of Terror. This story is based on David...


Applicants sought for alternate member on Walla Walla Water Conservancy board.

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill an alternate position on the Walla Walla Water Conservancy Board. This member will be an alternate in a reserve capacity as a replacement for absent or recused...


Progress on Third Street

DAYTON - This week, the City of Dayton celebrated the completion of the Third Street Project, constructing water, sewer, street, and stormwater improvements in multiple locations.... Full story


Veterans Bingo

WAITSBURG — It was a full house at the annual Veteran’s Benefit Bingo event sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary on Sunday, November 26. Close to 100 people had the chance to win a turkey,... Full story


Poinsettia Guru

WAITSBURG - Her love of poinsettias shows when speaking about her years of enjoyment, nurturing them to bloom year after year. Darita "Dari" Williams has had poinsettias over her 43 years of... Full story


At the Liberty: "Polar Express"

“Polar Express” will show for free at the Liberty Theater on November 23 at 3:00 p.m. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life... Full story


CWWFD # 2 honored with Gesa Credit Union's Local Heroes Grant

Waitsburg — Columbia-Walla Walla County Fire District # 2 received a Local Heroes Grant of $10,000 from the Gesa Community Foundation. The CWWFD #2 purchase new radios for the department with the funds. The radios will be used to outfit new...


$50,000 raised for new Waitsburg pool; project kickoff event is Nov. 16

WAITSBURG – This year’s efforts by Waitsburg Friends of the Pool and the Parks and Recreation District to replace the city pool are ending on a high note. With over $50,000 raised, the project’s feasibility study can begin. Results from the Sep...


Waitsbrg siren will be tested for flood preparedness

WAITSBURG — The City of Waitsburg will test the flood siren on November 11 at 10 a.m. The siren is located on the Weller Public Library roof and sounds at noon on weekdays. For the test, the siren pattern will be continuously sounded for a long... Full story


Rose St and 2nd Ave reopened in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA - On Thursday, October 19, the planned drilling in the right-of-way was completed, and 2nd Avenue and Rose Street were reopened to traffic. Western States Drilling drilled two monitoring...



WALLA WALLA — Sometimes, the holidays are not the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you are grieving. The holidays can be challenging for people who have experienced the death of someone they love. Memories of past holiday seasons can...


Info meeting for Proposition 1 and a Dayton Pool

Proposed Public Pool Meeting, Wednesday, October 25, 7-8 p.m. DAYTON—A brief question and answer session will be held on Wednesday evening at the Delany Building to answer questions the public may have about Proposition #1 on the November 7...


At the Liberty: " Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie"

DAYTON — When a magical meteor crash lands in Adventure City, it gives the PAW Patrol pups superpowers, transforming them into The MIGHTY PUPS. For Skye, the smallest member of the team, her new powers are a dream come true. But things take a turn... Full story


Visit Walla Walla will host workshops and survey on tourism

WALLA WALLA —Visit Walla Walla (VWW) is participating in the Rural Tourism Support program offered by State of Washington Tourism and would like input from the community to help create a vision of success and identify strategies to improve the...


Waitsburg Pickleball Court Grand Opening

Waitsburg—The City of Waitsburg and Waitsburg Parks and Recreation invite the community to the grand opening of the pickleball court at Preston Park. The event will be on Friday, October 20 at 1 p.m. This is an opportunity to recognize the city... Full story


Dayton Pool information meeting October 25

DAYTON—A brief question and answer session will be held on Wednesday evening at the Delany Building to answer questions the public may have about Proposition #1 on the November 7 ballot. Proposition #1 will establish and a Parks and Recreation... Full story


Dayton community member seeks donor

DAYTON - Time is of the essence for Dayton resident Lisa Naylor as she moves up the national transplant waiting list. She has been on the list since 2018; the average wait can take five years or... Full story


At the Liberty: "A Haunting in Venice"

DAYTON - "A Haunting in Venice" is set in eerie, post-World War II Venice on All Hallows' Eve. It is a terrifying mystery featuring the return of the celebrated sleuth, Hercule Poirot. Now retired... Full story


At the Liberty: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3"

DAYTON — “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3” is a brand-new adventure in this series about the Portokalos family. Join them as they travel to a family reunion in Greece for a heartwarming and hilarious trip full of love, twists and turns. Nia... Full story


At the Liberty:Manhattan Short Film Festival

DAYTON ­— Manhattan Short Film Festival - You Be the Judge! Discover your inner film critic by casting your vote for the new Best Short Film and Best Actor in this 26th Annual film festival. The Liberty Theater has been bringing this annual...


Walla Walla Community College welcomes largest fall quarter since 2019

Substantial enrollment numbers include first-generation students WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Community College celebrates the beginning of the fall quarter with a healthy mix of new and returning students. The estimated headcount on the first-day...


At the Liberty: "The Hill"

DAYTON — “The Hill” is the inspiring true story of Rickey Hill, the small-town son of a traveling Pastor (Dennis Quaid). A sandlot baseball phenom, Rickey defiantly overcomes his physical disabilities and father’s persistent worry for his... Full story


Walla Walla Post Office joins Marcus Whitman in emergency closures

WALLA WALLA - Monday afternoon, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced the temporary closure of the Walla Walla main post office located at 128 N. Second Avenue. This closure is just the latest in a string of events that began last week...


Congratulatons to Waitsburg's Bar Bacetto

WAITSBURG-The New York Times published its third annual Restaurant List for 2023. The list consists of the 50 restaurants in the United States that "excite them most right now." They sent a dozen repo... Full story


At the Liberty:"Gran Turismo"

DAYTON— “Gran Turismo” is based on the unbelievable true story of a team of unlikely underdogs – a struggling working-class gamer (Archie Madekwe), a failed former racecar driver (David Harbour), and an idealistic motorsport executive... Full story


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