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Letters from Santa

DAYTON—Might your child want to receive a letter FROM Santa Claus? Stop by the Dayton Memorial Library by December 14th to write a letter to Santa, or, simply drop one off by the deadline and Santa...

 

Prescott Lions Breakfast Saturday & Sunday December 21 & 22

PRESCOTT-The annual Prescott Lions Breakfast will be held on Saturday December 21st & Sunday, December 22nd from 8-11 a.m. Stop by for all-you-can-eat eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns,...

 

Project Timothy awarded $5000 through Bayer Cereal Grains for Good Sweepstakes

DAYTON—Project Timothy is one of ten organizations to receive a $5,000 award through the Bayer Cereal Experts Grain for Good Sweepstakes, according to Erica Balmer, Public Relations Manager for Bayer Crop Science Division. To enter in the...

 

Students of the month

Congratulations to Amy Farley and Kailyn Lewis who represented Waitsburg High School and were named Walla Walla Exchange Club Youth of the Month....

 

New food benefit debit cards work to reduce stigma and improve efficiency

OLYMPIA—Families and individuals who receive Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program food benefits can now use WIC cards and the WICShopper app when they head to the grocery store....

 

Walla Walla joins a worldwide candle lighting in honor of children gone too soon

WALLA WALLA—The local chapter of The Compassionate Friends (TCF), a volunteer-led organization that offers support to those have lost a child, grandchild or sibling, will take part in a Worldwide Candle Lighting on Sunday, December 8th at Land...

 

Tractor show is a big drawing card

From the Waitsburg Times, April 25, 1919 WALLA WALLA—Thousands of farmers with their families are in Walla Walla Attending the tractor and power farming demonstrations this week. The events are...

 

Participate in the Waitsburg Festival of Trees

WAITSBURG—The annual Waitsburg Festival of Trees still has five trees available for your business, club or family to decorate, as of press time. The Waitsburg FFA has placed the trees on Main...

 

Professor Nicolaysen presents talk on climate change

WALLA WALLA—Speaking from her lifetime experience as a rancher and as a geoscientist, Whitman Professor Dr. Kirsten Nicolaysen will be addressing climate change in a Museum After Hours presentation on Thursday, December 19 at Fort Walla Walla...

 

Don't miss the Christmas Trifecta at Dayton's First Congregational Church

Members of the United Church of Christ/First Congregational Church, located at 214 S. 3rd Street in Dayton, WA will be hosting a trifecta of Christmas events on Saturday, December 14. The church will...

 

Inland Octopus hosts Salvation Army Angel Tree

WALLA WALLA—Once again this year, the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree will be located at Inland Octopus toy store in downtown Walla Walla. Donations of new, unwrapped toys and gifts for needy children and seniors are greatly appreciated. Angel tags...

 

Risk ongoing in multi-state outbreak of E.coli linked to romaine lettuce

OLYMPIA—Officials at the Washington State Department of Health advised the public to avoid eating romaine lettuce harvested from the Salinas, California growing region. Two Washington cases are now...

 

St. Nick's Bazaar offers local goods at Prescott Lions Hall

PRESCOTT—Following a successful first year, St. Nick's Bazaar is back. Over 20 vendors will be offering items for sale at the St. Nick’s Bazaar at Prescott Lions Hall, located at 101 S D St,...

 

Walla Walla Symphony presents Hogwarts for the Holidays

 Walla Walla, WA—Add a little magic to your holidays with Hogwarts for the Holidays on Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Cordiner Hall. Under the direction of Maestro Yaacov Bergman,...

 

Visit Blue Mountain Station for your Thanksgiving shopping needs

New at the Blue Mountain Station and just in time for your Thanksgiving table are non-alcoholic sparkling ciders from Sheffield Cider Co., located in Mesa, WA. The Station is currently offering 4...

 

Fatal one-car accident on Harvey Shaw road near Prescott

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office released information about a one-car accident on Harvey Shaw Road in Walla Walla County. On November 21, 2019 at approximately 1:25 a.m. a citizen observed vehicle lights on in the ditch along the...

 

First Thursday concert features soprano Monica Griffin Hunter

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Walla Walla presents a First Thursday concert featuring soprano Monica Griffin Hunter, accompanied by Jackie Wood on piano, on Thursday, December 5th. The concert begins at 12:15 p.m. and ends at 12:45, making it the...

 

Months-long drug investigation nets arrest involving fentanyl pills, stolen guns, and substantial amounts of cash

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Police Detectives have been working a several months' long drug investigation resulting in the arrest of 21-year-old Efren Alejandro Serrano. On November 20, police arrested Serrano on charges of forgery stemming from a...

 

Symphony and Picture Lab to host harry potter event

Walla Walla–On Saturday, November 23 at 11 am, the Walla Walla Symphony and elementary art education nonprofit organization Carnegie Picture Lab invite you to discover the magic of Harry Potter at Expecto Patronum! a free family-friendly even...

 

Don't miss "Christmas in Cinema" Walla Walla Choral Society's concert

The Walla Walla Choral Society’s 2019-2020 concert season continues with “Christmas in Cinema” at Gesa Power House Theatre on Sunday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. and Monday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m.  “Boy, do we love our movies and shows!...

 

Turkey Bingo & Food Drive

On Saturday, November 23, the Dayton Kiwanis Club will hold a Turkey Bingo fundraiser at the Dayton Elementary School. Doors open at 2:30, the event starts at 3:00 p.m. Your food donation equals one ‘flimsy’ bingo card. Girl Scout’s Brownies...

 

Enter your home in CCPT's Contest!

DAYTON—Don’t forget to enter your house in Columbia County Public Transportation’s “Light Up the Town” competition. Winners are eligible to receive cash prizes. Registered participants will also be included on CCPT’s Home Lighting...

 

Shop Waitsburg, get prizes during Hometown Christmas celebration

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg Commercial Club encourages you to shop Waitsburg First! Once again this year,  door prizes donated by Waitsburg businesses as a thank you to their customers, will be awarded at...

 

Green Giant ribbon cutting

Randy Mann, Duane Dunlap and Lowell Richter; each have long, unique histories with the Green Giant Company, participated in the Ribbon Cutting ceremony....

 

Providence St. Mary Medical Center donates $15,000 to Trilogy Recovery Community

WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Medical Center has donated $15,000 to the Trilogy Recovery Community for its work helping individuals recover from substance misuse and addiction. Trilogy offers counseling, support groups, classes, supportive...

 

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