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Laht Neppur Takes Third at Palouse Cabin Fever Brew Fest

PALOUSE, Wash. – Laht Neppur nabbed another win at the Palouse Cabin Fever Brew Fest on Feb. 9 where it took third place with its Spiced Peaches and Cream ale. Conditions this year were brisker-than-usual at the popular indoor/outdoor event but...

 

Dayton Lions Crab Feed

DAYTON – The Dayton Lions club will hold their annual crab feed on Sat. March 9 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner served from 6-7:30 p.m. The crab dinner fundraiser raises money to be used in the community for...

 

Emma Philbrook achieves academic distinction at Whitman

WALLA WALLA – Waitsburg High School graduate Emma Philbrook earned academic distinction for the most recent semester at Whitman College. This recognition is given to students who have completed a minimum of 12 credits, passed all credits...

 

Waitsburg Snow Make-up Day

WAITSBURG - The make-up day for the Feb. 15 snow day cancellation will be Fri., March 8. That day was originally marked in the calendar as a No School day, but was reserved as a make-up day in the case of a snow day. There will be school on March...

 

River Restoration Northwest film festival

WALLA WALLA - The 5th Annual “Stories of our Watersheds: River Restoration Northwest Film Festival” will take place at Gesa Power House Theatre on Thurs., March 7 at 7 p.m.  The Walla Walla, Touchet and Tucannon basins are currently undergoing...

 

Pints for a Purpose

WALLA WALLA – The Exchange Club of Walla Walla and M.T. Head Brewing Co.will hold a Pints for a Purpose fundraiser on Thurs., Feb. 21 from 4-7 p.m. to help the Sheriff’s Office acquire a new K9. The event will be held at M.T. Head Brewing...

 

Pizza, Paint, Pizazz Party

WAITSBURG – Join the Waitsburg Commercial Club for pizza and painting on Wed., Feb. 27 from 6-9 p.m. at Waitsburg Town Hall. Tickets include a paint-by-number kit, pizza and fun. Just bring your own pizazz! Adult beverages will be available for...

 

Seattle Rock Orchestra to play Gesa Power House

WALLA WALLA – The Seattle Rock Orchestra (SRO) returns to the Gesa Power Houes Theatre to play the music of Led Zeppelin on Sat., March 23 at 7 p.m. In this concert, Seattle Rock Orchestra dives...

 

Walla Walla Symphony presents 'The Eight Seasons' on March 5

Walla Walla, WA – On March 5, 2019 at 7 p.m. in Cordiner Hall, experience the four seasons in both hemispheres at “The Eight Seasons”! Soloist Tomás Cotik, violin, will join the Walla Walla Symphony to perform Vivaldi’s classic The...

 

AAUW presents public broadcasting program

WALLA WALLA – The local branch of the American Association of University Women and the Walla Walla Public Library will present a free public program, "The Past, Present and Future of Public...

 

Garden Club Coffee Swap

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg Garden Club will kick off the season with catalog and seed swap at 10 Ton Coffee on Sun., Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. Everyone is welcome. Bring 2019 seed catalogues to share an inspire as well as any seeds you would like to swap....

 

Seed Donations Accepted

DAYTON - The Dayton Memorial Library will gladly accept donations of unwanted or extra flower, vegetable, fruit and herb seeds. The seeds will be used to build inventory for the community seed exchange....

 

Columbia County Sheriffs Warn of Phone Scam

DAYTON – On Monday, the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office posted to its Facebook page warning citizens about a phone fraud case. An individual claiming to represent the Sheriff’s Office advised a citizen that she had outstanding warrants and/or...

 

Columbia Pulp Job Fair

DAYTON – Columbia Pulp will host a job fair for production operators on Feb. 22 at its administrative offices located at 115 E. Main in Dayton. There will be two sessions, one from 9-11 a.m. and one from 3-5 p.m. Bring a resume and be prepared for...

 

Jimmy Durante Fundraiser Postponed

DAYTON – The Eagles Jimmy Durante fundraiser, planned for Feb. 16, has been canceled temporarily due to the snow. The fundraiser, to support 4-H and The Club, will be rescheduled....

 

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Public Meeting

DAYTON – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian will host a community open house to discuss future fish and wildlife habitat projects planned for the North and South Touchet Rivers and Rainwater Wildlife Area. The meeting will be held in...

 

Blues Crews Needs Volunteers

WALLA WALLA County – The Blues Crew, a Blue Mountain Land Trust volunteer group, is a fun and rewarding way to give back to the places you love to hike. The Crew is currently getting ready to prep trails for spring and summer visitors. The Crew...

 

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Public Meeting

DAYTON – The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian will host a community open house to discuss future fish and wildlife habitat projects planned for the North and South Touchet Rivers and Rainwater Wildlife Area. The meeting will be held in...

 

Opening on City of Dayton Planning Commission

DAYTON – The City of Dayton Planning Commission is comprised of five members who hear and make recommendations concerning amendments to zoning ordinances and various land use decisions. Members serve on a volunteer basis and must reside within the...

 

McMorris Rodgers reacts to State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement following President Trumps State of the Union address last week. “Tonight, the president challenged us to look at the...

 

Dayton offers Family Reading

DAYTON – A free reading program for families with children ages 6-10 is coming to the Dayton Memorial Library on Wednesdays, beginning on Feb. 20 through March 27, from 6-7:30 p.m. Prime Time Family Reading is a humanities-rich program that uses...

 

Shamrock BINGO fundraiser, March 1

WAITSBURG – The ninth annual Shamrock BINGO Relay for Life American Cancer Society Fundraiser will take place Fri., March 1 at the Waitsburg Elementary Multipurpose Room, located at 184 Academy Street. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. with BINGO games...

 

Walla Walla County EMS Meeting

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla County EMS and Trauma Care Council will hold a public meeting on Thurs., Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. at Fulton Room in the Walla Walla Police Department, located at 54 E. Moore St. Agenda items will include EMS training and...

 

Spring Sports Clearance, Feb. 7

DAYTON/WAITSBURG - The DW Spring Sports Clearance Night for high school students from Dayton and Waitsburg will be held on Thurs., Feb. 7 at the Dayton High School auditorium. It will begin at 6 p.m. and should finish 7 p.m.  Any students...

 

Little League Registration

TOUCHET VALLEY – In-person registrations for Touchet Valley Little League will be taken in Waitsburg on Sat., Feb. 9 from 10-11:30 a.m. and Wed., Feb. 13 from 5:30 -7p.m. at the Lions Club Memorial Building at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds, located at...

 

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