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At the Liberty:"How the Grinch stole Christmas "

DAYTON — For Dayton’s Christmas Kickoff, The Liberty Theater will show “HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS” on Friday, November 25th at 3 p.m. Special movie price is only $2.00 for all seats. The front row of the balcony (row J) has been...

 

Sherwood Trust awarded $203,200 in Impact Grants

WALLA WALLA—Sherwood Trust awarded 16 local organizations $203,200 in Impact Grants. “It’s inspiring to be able to support so many good ideas and programs with Impact Grants this year,” said Hunt. “We’re especially happy that of the 16...

 

Call to local nonprofits for EFSP funding

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County has been awarded Federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. The United Way of the Blue Mountains, Wash., has been chosen to receive $27,020 under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program...

 

A Dickens retelling at Gesa

WALLA WALLA — Experience “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story” in a creative retelling offered through the Live-Cinema program at Gesa Power House Theatre. Mark Gatiss, an actor and creator well known for his work in the series “Sherlock,...

 

Book club at the Depot

Cozy Winter Book Club DAYTON—Join the Historic Depot from the comfort of your home in a book discussion. The book is “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian” by Sherman Alexie....

 

Thanksgiving Community PotLuck

Thanksgiving Community Potluck Waitsburg Town Hall, 121 Main Street Thursday, Nov. 24, 2022 Starting at 2 p.m. Open to the public – bring a dish to share Turkeys and Ham are provided There will be...

 

Shoebox Gift program brings joy to kids and volunteers

WAITSBURG-The things we take for granted; Christmas mornings with family and friends sharing gifts and cheer. Thanks to a program that brings volunteers together to share this gift, boxes of simple...

 

Winners of the "Happy Fall Y'All" yard decoration contest.

WAITSBURG-The Waitsburg Commercial Club sponsored the first Happy Fall Y'all yard decoration contest this month. The winner of the Best Decorated Yard for 2022 was Cindy Moeller and the Best...

 

Weller Public Library lift has launched

WAITSBURG-On Monday, November 7, 2022, the Weller Public Library celebrated the inaugural use of the new ADA lift installed this year. The lift is in the rear of the building, offering access to all...

 

two silver medals for Laht Neppur brews

WAITSBURG—Laht Neppur Brewing participated and won honors at the ninth annual Washington Beer Awards recognizing the best of Washington’s craft beer. This year, 179 Washington breweries submitted...

 

Waitsburg Middle School introduces Student of the Month awards

WAITSBURG­-Students who are awarded Student of the Month are chosen by staff based on the following criteria: cleaning up the cafeteria and tables where they and their friends eat, cleaning up the...

 

Halloween, spirit week at Waitsburg schools

WAITSBURG-Preschool through fifth grades had fun dressing up for spirit week. From October 24 through 28, students and teachers participated in Animal Print, Tie-dye, Crazy Sock, and Disney Day, endi...

 

Precautions suggested to residents during sewer relining project

WAITSBURG-The City of Waitsburg has been working with Michel's Trenchless, Inc to do mainline sewer inspections, relining, and maintenance cover installation. The contractor will begin relining...

 

The leaves are falling

WAITSBURG—The City of Waitsburg has opened a leaf bin at the Waitsburg City Shop for residents to dispose of bagged or unbagged leaves. Hours are 7 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Monday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. to Noon on Friday....

 

At the Liberty: "Beetlejuice"

DAYTON—When a recently deceased ghost couple finds their beloved home has been sold to an obnoxious family, they hire a sleazy ghost who gets rid of humans to help them. Some consider this 1988 movie to be a classic Halloween comedy. Rotten...

 

Burnt Cabin Trail reopens with new bridge

PENDLETON, Ore—Umatilla National Forest has reopened the Burnt Cabin Trail to the public. Contractors completed the installation of a new bridge on the trail approximately six miles up the South Fork Walla Walla Trail in the Walla Walla Ranger...

 

Salmon eggs make their way to Waitsburg classroom

WAITSBURG-First grade teacher Stephanie Hinchliffe is in her fifth year working with the Tri-State Steelheaders to raise salmon in her classroom.  The Salmon Enhancement Group education coordinator...

 

Sarabeth McGowen named Outstanding Student for October

WALLA WALLA-Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Walla Walla and Spectrum Reach has named Sarabeth McGowen Outstanding Student of the Month for October. McGowen is a senior at Waitsburg High School and is...

 

City has multiple offers on former City Hall

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg City Council met for a special session on October 13 at City Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to review and discuss an offer on the former city hall property. Mayor Dunn read the following statement before going into an...

 

At the Liberty:See How They Run

DAYTON ­­— “See How They Run” – In 1950’s London, a desperate Hollywood film producer sets out to turn a popular play into a film. When members of the production are murdered, world-weary Inspector Stoppard (Sam Rockwell) and rookie...

 

Celebrate at Ft Walla Walla Oct. 30

WALLA WALLA—As another year passes, our Living History Company will end the 2022 season with their annual 19th Century Party. Several Living History performers will share the spotlight, telling...

 

Walla Walla park restrooms closed for winterization

WALLA WALLA-Walla Walla City Parks Winter Restroom Closure Schedule On Monday, October 31, the City of Walla Walla will begin winterization and closure of all park restrooms for the season. Heritage...

 

Good news for Touchet Valley Golf Course

DAYTON-Columbia County was awarded $3,500 from the Pacific Power Foundation for the Touchet Valley Golf Course Irrigation Project....

 

City of Walla Walla seeks volunteers for advisory commission and board

WALLA WALLA — The city of Walla Walla is seeking applications from volunteers to fill openings on the following advisory commission and board: Arts Commission (two vacancies; must be a city resident) Parks, Recreation, and Urban Forestry Advisory...

 

Sno-Park Permits go on sale Nov. 1

OLYMPIA — Washington Sno-Park permits go on sale starting November 1, 2022. The State Parks Winter Recreation Program manages over 120 recreation sites, or Sno-Parks, across the state, which recreators can enjoy during the winter season. Parking...

 

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