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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...

 

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....

 

Bluewood Ski Area guest appreciation month - your chance to win lift tickets

If you’re a member of the Bluewood Text Club, you have 40 chances to win a free lift ticket in the month of November—and 10 days beyond! Bluewood’s Guest Appreciation Month is November, but...

 

City of Dayton leaf pick up 2019

DAYTON—Basin Disposal will be picking up bagged leaves. The leaf pick up will not be part of the regular garbage route, it will be a different truck on a separate route. Tentative dates: Mondays: November 18, November 25, and December 2nd. Dates...

 

Dedication ceremony planned for the Green Giant Pullout

DAYTON—Members of the community are invited to a dedication celebration for the Green Giant Pullout on Hwy. 12 west of Dayton, on Friday, November 15, at 11 a.m. A bus will depart from the Blue Mountain Station at 11 a.m. to take people out to the...

 

New products and winter hours at Blue Mountain Station

DAYTON—The Blue Mountain Co-op Market and Nursery, located at 700 Artisan Way, Dayton, WA has announced its new winter hours which begin November 4th. They will be open Tuesday’s through...

 

Area students named to Dean's list at the University of Washington

SEATTLE, WA—Students from the Dayton area have been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Washington for Spring Quarter. To qualify for the Dean’s List, a student must have completed at least 12 graded credits and have a grade point...

 

CCHS is maintaining a positive financial bottom line

DAYTON—The Columbia County Health System is planning on a large Medicare take-back payment of around $1.15 million, which is not particularly unusual since the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

 

Molly Weatherill-Tate is busy in her new role as Dayton's new Chamber of Commerce Manager

DAYTON-Molly Weatherill-Tate has been a busy person since she started work as Dayton's new Chamber of Commerce Manager on October 7. "I'm trying to learn QuickBooks, and all kinds of things," she...

 

Dayton General Hospital Auxiliary to host salad luncheon on Friday

DAYTON—The Dayton General Hospital Auxiliary will host their annual salad luncheon fundraiser to benefit community medical scholarships and equipment needs on Fri. Oct. 25 from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p. m. at the Dayton First Congregation Church at...

 

Dayton Memorial Library to host spooky Halloween celebration

DAYTON—The month of October provides an opportunity for the Dayton Memorial Library staff to display many fright filled materials for public use. Library Director Dusty Waltner is inviting all ghouls and goblins for a movie, a treat, and to create...

 

A big leap for Northern Leopard Frogs

Hundreds of tiny endangered Northern Leopard frogs took a leap back into the wild over the summer at the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge in Grant County. The releases were made possible by a...

 

Manhattan Short Film Festival Winner

DAYTON—The Manhattan Short Film Festival was well attended. Sylvia, written and directed by Richard Prendergast of the United Kingdom, is the Gold Medal Winner of the 2019 Manhattan Short Film...

 

Dayton Chamber of Commerce hires Molly Weatherill-Tate

Former Coffey Communications employee Molly Weatherill-Tate was recently named the Executive Director & Events Coordinator of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce. Dayton Chamber of Commerce Vice President Anne Walsh announced the hiring. Previously a...

 

Fundraiser slated for Dayton toddler facing cancer

DAYTON-Chayton Gatlin's family will be holding a fundraising gathering on Saturday, October 12 at the Dayton Eagles Club located at 222 E. Main. From 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Chayton's cancer diagnosis and...

 

New Preschool to Open Next Week

Dayton resident Lacy Nichols will open Hogeye Hollow Preschool near Dayton on Monday, October 7. A graduate of Washington State University with a B.A. in Elementary Education, and a Special Education endorsement, Nichols has eight years of teaching...

 

Humanities Lecture on Oct. 10

Dr. Johann Neem from Western Washington University will present: What Every Happened to America’s Public Schools on Oct. 10 at 6 p. m. in the Delany Room at the Dayton Memorial Library....

 

Community Choice Award nominations open

DAYTON—Nominations for the annual Dayton Chamber of Commerce Community Choice Awards are now open. The deadline for nominations to be considered is Oct. 25. Awards include: Citizen of the Year, Youth Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and...

 

Cup of Joe, Aug. 21

DAYTON—Get ready for back-to-school with August’s Cup of Joe to take place Wed., Aug. 21 at 7:30 a.m. at the Smith Hollow Schoolhouse, located at 113 North Front St., Dayton. School representatives will share plans for the upcoming year and...

 

Cup of Joe is Aug. 21

DAYTON—The August Cup of Joe will take place at the Smith Hollow Schoolhouse (113 N. Front St.) on Wed., Aug. 21 at 7:30 a.m. School representatives will welcome the new school year by sharing upcoming plans, providing budget and sports combine...

 

New location for Memory Care Café

DAYTON—The Memory Care Café has moved from the Noble Hunt to the Moose Creek Café located at 330 E. Main St. in Dayton. Gatherings take place the second Wednesday of each month from 10 a.m. – noon. The Memory Care Café is an opportunity for...

 

Mobile food bank visit, Aug. 8

DAYTON—A mobile food bank will visit the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Thurs., Aug. 8 from noon-2 p.m. Please bring a box to take home your food. Volunteeres are needed to help with distribution. Volunteers should arrive at 10:30 a.m. to help...

 

Free Mobile Food Giveway

DAYTON—A Free Mobile Food Giveaway will take place on on Thurs., Aug. 8 from noon-2 p.m. at Columbia County Fairgrounds. Please bring a box to take food home. Volunteers are needed to help package produce and are requested to arrive at 10:30 am to...

 

Wenaha Gallery Special Event

DAYTON—Dayton’s Wenaha Gallery will hold a special event on Sat., July 20 for Alumni Weekend, which happens to fall on the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. The gallery, located at 219 E. Main, will offer artisan treats all day and...

 

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