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The Debate Goes On

WAITSBURG -Waitsburg Youth and Government students are still raising money for their trip to Olympia in May. The Jars Project asks the public to express opinions on crucial Waitsburg issues by...


Annual scavenger hunt collects food for Waitsburg Food Bank

WAITSBURG - Members of the Waitsburg Corral Wranglers and Pen Pals 4H gathered on Main Street Monday afternoon to break into four scavenger-hunting groups for their annual food drive. Each team... Full story


Pedicures vs. Manicures

WAITSBURG—In the first week of the Waitsburg Youth and Government Jars Project, the public has expressed opinions on the crucial issues Waitsburg has been facing for years. Customers at the W...


Waitsburg's Easter Egg Hunt is coming

WAITSBURG–The annual Waitsburg Easter egg hunt will take place in Preston Park on Saturday, March 30. Children from pre-walkers to ten can hunt for chocolate eggs and "prize" eggs when the siren s... Full story


Fundraising for Youth and Government trip

Waitsburg - You have probably noticed little jars with strange questions popping up at local businesses. Matt Elder, Waitsburg High School advisor for Youth and Government, said, "Well, this is not a...


Great time with food and friends at Waitsburg Town Hall

WAITSBURG-Another successful St. Patrick's Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser for the Waitsburg Town Hall was held on Saturday, March 9. The event offered the traditional corned beef and cabbage...


Waitsburg Historical Society invites the public to its annual Community Board Meeting

WAITSBURG - Tom Land, President of the Waitsburg Historical Society, extends an open invitation to the public to attend the Annual Community Board meeting on Thursday, March 21st, at 6 p.m. at the... Full story


Ten Ton duo

WAITSBURG - On their home field, the Waitsburg Cardinals swept a double-header baseball game against Walla Walla Valley Academy on Friday, March 8. The Cardinals took the first game 20-1 and ended... Full story


St. Patrick's DAy Dinner at Waitsburg Town Hall

WAITSBURG - The Waitsburg Town Hall's annual St. Patrick's Day dinner and silent auction fundraiser is Saturday, March 9. The doors will open at 5 p.m., and dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Donations... Full story


Full Moon Hike over Waitsburg on Saturday, Feb 24

WAITSBURG — On Saturday, February 24, get your hiking shoes on and join Barbara Jaksa to hike up to the cell towers north of town to watch the Full Snow Moon rise. Meet up with Jaksa and fellow h... Full story


Waitsburg Brewery takes top prizes at palouse

WAITSBURG – Laht Neppur Brewing Company won Best Brewery for Cabin Fever and Best Cure for Cabin Fever (Best Beer) at the 2024 Palouse Cabin Fever Brew Fest on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Waitsburg brewery took the two top awards from a field of ten b... Full story


Exercise classes back at Town Hall

WAITSBURG - Low to moderate-impact exercise classes are back in Waitsburg. The one-hour classes are well attended by mature, 60-year-old and older exercisers. Becky Huwe and Deb Foreman run the classe...


Call for Celebration Days Parade entries

WAITSBURG—This year, the Celebration Days committee has chosen the Armed Forces as the theme for the weekend. Waitsburg Celebration Days is on the third weekend of May and features activities including breakfast hosted by the American Legion at T...


Waitsburg Booster news

WAITSBURG-Ross Hamann took the carving of the Cardinal on a previous Booster Club Members board and recreated a newer style Booster board that hangs on the wall in the link of the High School. Hamann...


Time to help Friends of the Fairgrounds to reboot

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Council has asked volunteers in the community to partner with Waitsburg Parks and Rec to put together a plan to increase usage at the fairgrounds. The city council would like organizers to submit the plan for review at i... Full story


The Bluegrass Jam is back

WAITSBURG—After cancelations due to winter weather, the Mythical/Movable Blue Mountain Bluegrass Jam is back. It will be at TVAMP’s studio at 141 Main Street, Waitsburg Friday, Jan. 26 at 7 p.m. Kate Hockersmith, the jam organizer said “Looks like,...


Nominate Booster of the Year

WAITSBURG — The Waitsburg Booster Club is seeking nominations for the 2023 Booster of the Year. Now is the time to acknowledge a booster club member who goes above and beyond to support Waitsburg youth and their extracurricular activities. N...


Waitsburg Parks & Rec District receives boost from Valley Giving Guide

WAITSBURG — Waitsburg Parks and Recreation District Commissioners met at Ten Ton Coffee on January 4 for its first regular meeting of the new year. The newly installed commissioners Curtis Lysher a...


Wear your support for the Waitsburg Cardinals

WAITSBURG­-The Waitsburg School District is offering its Cardinal fans a great deal on all the gear. The District is offering 24% off on purchases of $100 and over. Use the code NY24, between 1/1/24... Full story


Waitsburg Christmas Concert brings cheer

WAITSBURG-Waitsburg High School and Preston Hall's Christmas Concert was held in the high school auditorium on December 12. Waitsburg's outstanding music instructor, Mrs. Elizabeth Jaegeski, directed...


Waitsburg's Christmas Light Contest has its 2023 winners.

WAITSBURG — The winners of the 2023 Christmas Light Contest won awards in three categories; No Place Like Home, Christmas Carol, and Reason for the Season. Tony and Diana Messenger's home on 10th S... Full story


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, ham... 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 Septe...


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 t... 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 c... Full story


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