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Liberty Theatre presents St. Valentine's Reader's Theater event

This year’s Valentine’s Day Reader’s Theater features two live-read plays: Bertha and the Saxman - which shows us the witty and eccentric relationship between a poor street saxophone player and a professional working girl; and The...

 

Liberty Theatre double feature

The Liberty Theater will screen two recent and locally-produced documentaries on the wonders and urgencies of our natural environment on Feb. 20th at 6:30 p.m. The two films are the  Secret Life of...

 

Valentine's fashion show & gift fair at Columbia County Fairgrounds

DAYTON—Jessica Welch, owner of Country Chic Boutique, is hosting a Valentine’s Fashion Show & Gift event at the Columbia County Fairgrounds on Sunday, February 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Four boutiques will be present to show off the latest...

 

Dumas Station is open

DAYTON—In the past, the winery has been closed from mid-December through February. Now, as they have grown, they merely took a two-week break and opened the tasting room back up on Thursday, January 9. Stop by for a visit and sample six wines that...

 

Two school levy measures on the ballot for Dayton voters

DAYTON—Dayton voters are being asked to consider two levy measures on their February 11th ballots. The District is running an Educational Programs & Operations (EP&O) Levy and a Capital Technology & Facilities Levy. The measures are not new taxes....

 

Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl

Touchet Valley Arts Council and the Liberty Theater start 2020 off right with a fishy two-act live stage comedy Foolish Fish Girls and the Pearl directed by Bev Startin with performances on January 24, 25 and 26. The play is written by  Barbara Pea...

 

CCHS owes CMS less than the $1.5 million originally thought

DAYTON—The Columbia County Hospital (CCHS) Board of Commissioners heard a bit of good financial news at their December meeting. The Finance Committee received an adjustment letter from their...

 

Columbia County Search & Rescue to hold meeting

Columbia County Search and Rescue is looking for volunteers who are willing to donate their time in service to their community, helping those in need who are lost, stranded or injured and need help. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will...

 

CCHS moves ahead to provide dental services for Medicaid patients

DAYTON—Columbia County Health System CEO Shane McGuire said CCHS will be able to provide dental services to Medicaid patients by the end of the year 2020. McGuire said dentists in private practice find it challenging to provide care to Medicaid...

 

Blue Market Station offers produce delivery

DAYTON—Blue Market Station is offering a produce delivery service with fresh organic fruits and vegetables from Spokane Produce and organically grown, but uncertified produce from Hayshaker Farm....

 

Dayton School board approves combine indefinitely

The Dayton School Board gave a big thumbs up Wednesday night at their monthly meeting to approving the indefinite union of the Dayton-Waitsburg grades 7-12 combined athletic endeavors in all sports. By a vote of 5-1, the board agreed to approve the...

 

City of Dayton seeks interested stakeholders to join the Affordable Housing Commission

The Affordable Housing Commission (AHC) was established via Ordinance 1952 on August 14th, 2019, codified in the Dayton Municipal Code (DMC) as Chapter 1-14. The City of Dayton established the AHC to enable the City Council to make well-founded...

 

Bluewood ski area now open

DAYTON—Bluewood’s 40th anniversary ski season began on Friday, December 20, as the winter sports area welcomes skiers and snowboarders to the mountain. “We look forward to having our guests...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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