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Veterans Bingo

WAITSBURG — It was a full house at the annual Veteran’s Benefit Bingo event sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary on Sunday, November 26. Close to 100 people had the chance to win a turkey,... Full story


$50,000 raised for new Waitsburg pool; project kickoff event is Nov. 16

WAITSBURG – This year’s efforts by Waitsburg Friends of the Pool and the Parks and Recreation District to replace the city pool are ending on a high note. With over $50,000 raised, the project’s feasibility study can begin. Results from the Sep...


Waitsbrg siren will be tested for flood preparedness

WAITSBURG — The City of Waitsburg will test the flood siren on November 11 at 10 a.m. The siren is located on the Weller Public Library roof and sounds at noon on weekdays. For the test, the siren pattern will be continuously sounded for a long... Full story


Waitsburg Pickleball Court Grand Opening

Waitsburg—The City of Waitsburg and Waitsburg Parks and Recreation invite the community to the grand opening of the pickleball court at Preston Park. The event will be on Friday, October 20 at 1 p.m. This is an opportunity to recognize the city... Full story


Congratulatons to Waitsburg's Bar Bacetto

WAITSBURG-The New York Times published its third annual Restaurant List for 2023. The list consists of the 50 restaurants in the United States that "excite them most right now." They sent a dozen repo... Full story


American 35 breaks on through to the other side

WAITSBURG­–American 35 burst onto the Waitsburg scene in April 2022, bringing its signature wood-fired pizzas, tasty and aptly named cocktails, trivia nights, and live music. Not ones to let grass...


Eastern Star Chapter #9 plans info booth at Fall Festival

WAITSBURG - Waitsburg’s Order of the Eastern Star will be present at this year’s Fall Festival at the Bruce Memorial Mansion on Sunday, September 17. Formed in 1889, Chapter #9 continues to meet the first Monday of each month September to June...


Weller Public Library has a new Library Supervisor

WAITSBURG–Weller Public Library has a new Library Supervisor. At the August Board of Trustees meeting, the board offered library support staff Sarah Roberts the position of Library Supervisor, to...


Let's Build a Waitsburg Pool!

WAITSBURG—Efforts by The Friends of the Pool and Waitsburg Parks and Recreation have been working to raise funds to build a swimming pool in Waitsburg. Both groups have written grants, still under consideration, and held fundraisers, including the...


If You Own Forest Land We Can Help!

WAITSBURG—The Blue Mountain Chapter of the Washington Farm Forestry Association (WFFA) will hold its fall meeting at Stella’s Homestead, 2194 S. Fork Coppei Road. The meeting begins a 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2023 in “The Barn...


Baseball Historian Rob Garratt To Read At Royal Block

WAITSBURG-The Royal Block Reading Series welcomes baseball historian Robert Garratt, who will read from his latest book, Jazz Age Giant, at the Royal Block in Waitsburg at 6 p.m. on Saturday, August... Full story


Porsche owners will share cars and stories at Preston Park

WAITSBURG-This year, the Porsche Club of America – Inland Northwest will host its annual People Choice Award (PCA) event in Waitsburg's Preston Park on August 12. The event, Show & Shine, has a... Full story


Message from WSD new Superintendent

WAITSBURG—School starts September 5, and the Waitsburg School District staff will be back on August 14. David Wood has been settling into his new role as Waitsburg School Superintendent since... Full story


TVAMP offers music classes for all ages

WAITSBURG-This summer, Kate Hockersmith has opened a teaching and practice studio for Touchet Valley Acoustic Music Project (TVAMP). The space at 141 Main Street in Waitsburg allows Hockersmith to... Full story


Robin Leventhal art exhibit at WAG

WAITSBURG- WAG, the Waitsburg Art Garden, is hosting Walla Walla Artist Robin Leventhal on June 2 and 3, Friday and Saturday. Leventhal is a chef instructor at the Wine Country Culinary Institute by...


Sign up for Waitsburg Citywide Garage Sale

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg citywide garage sale is coming up on Saturday, June 3. “The Times” will create a pull-out map in next week’s edition with addresses for participating garage and yard sales in Waitsburg and Prescott. It is free to be... Full story


Save the Date for Waitsburg Cardinals Football Meeting

WAITSBURG—Football players and parents, mark your calendar for an information meeting on Tuesday, May 16, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Waitsburg High School Auditorium. The Cardinal’s Head Coach, Gabe Kiefel, will inform families about... Full story


Sarabeth playing in the pep band at a football game

WAITSBURG-On Tuesday, April 25, Sherwood Trust board member Allan Gillespie and CEO Brian Hunt presented Waitsburg Town Hall's board members with a grant check to complete the construction of ADA...


MS Students of the month

WAITSBURG-Congratulations to Waitsburg Middle School's March Students of the Month. Selection of students to be honored in March was based on the theme of Honesty. Rozalynn Harvey - 6th grade Rowdy... Full story


Free Household Hazardous Waste and Tire Collection event

WAITSBURG—The Household Hazardous Waste Coordinator for the City of Walla Walla will hold a collection event in Waitsburg on Saturday, April 22, 2023. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can bring hazardous waste items for free disposal to 106 Main... Full story


Community meeting for Waitsburg Pool project

WAITSBURG—The Friends of the Pool and Waitsburg Parks and Rec are holding a community meeting on a, April 19, in the Waitsburg Elementary Library at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will receive updates and brainstorm ideas for fundraisers, grants, and plans... Full story


Bill and Linda Stonecipher named 2023 WCD parade marshals

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg Celebration Days committee is pleased to announce Bill and Linda Stonecipher as the 2023 Parade Marshals. The committee said it was a privilege to honor the late Bill...


Annual "One of a Kind" dinner coming April 18

WAITSBURG–Join Waitsburg Commercial Club for its annual community service awards dinner and auction. This year the club will recognize community volunteers, employees, and businesses that make Waitsburg “one of a kind” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday,... Full story


Celebration Days Spaghetti Dinner, April 15 at Town Hall

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Celebration Days Association invites the community to enjoy a spaghetti dinner, music, auctions, and the crowning of Hannah Peralez as Celebration Days Queen. The Spaghetti...


"Chasing Ghost Trout" Author, Dennis Dauble, to read at Royal Block

WAITSBURG- The Royal Block Reading Series welcomes author Dennis Dauble for a reading and book-signing at the Royal Block in Waitsburg on April 8, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the...


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