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Avoid street parking during chip sealing

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg residents should keep an eye out for the County crew which is expected to begin chip sealing work around the City in the next two weeks. Residents are asked to avoid parking on the street during the work. Crews will be chip...

 

Free iris starts

WAITSBURG—Iris farmer Bill Rodgers will have a box of free iris starts available in front of Ten Ton Coffee on Thurs., June 20. The starts are from his impressive garden....

 

Waitsburg Pool Opens June 24

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg City Pool will open its season at 1 p.m. on June 24. With four certified guards, the pool will be open Mon. - Fri. from 1-4 p.m. with night swims on Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 6-8 p.m. Swim lessons will be scheduled for...

 

Storytime and Fun Factory

WAITSBURG—The resident alien says “Take me to your readers.” Hear a universe of stories and participate in space-related projects during the “A Universe of Stories” Summer Reading Program at the Weller Public Library each Monday from...

 

Tent Revival

WAITSBURG—Tent Revival USA will take place June 26-29 at 7 p.m. each night at 230 W. 1st Street in Waitsburg. All are welcome....

 

ARTXAGENT OPENS ON WAITSBURG'S MAIN STREET

WAITSBURG—A new art gallery is opening at 117 Main Street. Owner Claire Johnston will have an art show every two months. “The space is for anything creative; food, performance, movement, dance, or any kind of audio stimulation,” says Johnston....

 

Music & Contemporary Dance Performance June 1

WAITSBURG—J.J. Gregg, Pavan Kanekal and Peter de Grasse will combine forces in a performance featuring sitar, tabla and contemporary dance on Sat., June 1 at 8 p.m. at ART X AGENT, located at 117 Main St. in Waitsburg. A sliding scale donation of...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Daily Press Board Listing

May 11 Assist: A vehicle was stopped for suspicion of DUI on Hwy 12 and Dewitt Rd. Washington State Patrol took over the investigation. May 2 Warrant Service: A man was arrested on two misdemeanor warrants in the 900 block of Preston...

 

Waitsburg Preschool/Kindergarten Registration is May 20-23

WAITSBURG—Children who turn 5 on, or before Aug.31, 2019 and live within the Waitsburg School District boundaries are eligible to enter kindergarten in the fall. Children who turn 3 on or before Aug. 31, 2019 are eligible to register for...

 

Float riders needed

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Alumni Association is looking for WHS graduates willing to ride in the alumni float in the Celebration Days parade. Any alumni willing to walk or ride on the float should gather at the float at the staging area before the...

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office Daily Press Board Listing

April 26: Theft; victim had wireless dog collar stolen in the 200 block of N B Street in Prescott.  Assault; victim was assaulted by being struck in the head at home using a glass liquor bottle. Suspect arrested. Incident took place in the 200...

 

Waitsburg Home and School Carnival is Friday

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Home and School Association will host its annual spring carnival from 6-8 p.m. at the Waitsburg Elementary School building on Fri., May 3. This year’s event will include games, a silent auction, food, photo booth and a...

 

Drug Take Back & Shred Truck Fundraiser, April 27

WAITSBURG—A drug take-back event and a shred truck will be at the Waitsburg Fire Department at 234 Main Street, in Waitsburg, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sat., April 27. Turn in unused or expired medication for safe disposal. No needles, sharps or...

 

Flood memorabilia needed

WAITSBURG—Mary Phillips, of the Waitsburg Historical Society, and Kate Hockersmith, with the Emergency Preparedness Committee, are joining forces to create a historical display in the Wilson-Phillips House, on the history of flooding in Waitsburg....

 

Walla Walla Co. Comm.Development permit stats

WALLA WALLA—According to the Walla Walla Community Development Dept. quarterly newsletter, the department stats for the month of March are as follows: Building permits issued – 37, compared to 46 in March, 2018 Burn/fire permits issued – 119,...

 

Providence seeking stories and photos for history book

WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Medical Center is seeking stories and photos for a book being written on its history by a local author. The hospital has contracted with Linda Andrews to write a book on the history of the hospital, St. Vincent...

 

Kirkman House tea helps fund restoration efforts

WALLA WALLA— The  Kirkman House Museum, located at 214 N. Colvillve St. in Walla Walla, will host a Mothers’ Day Victorian Tea on Sat., May 11, at 1:00 p.m.  The event will feature all the finery and elements of a high tea accompanied by a...

 

Newcomer's Encampment, May 3-5

WAITSBURG—The Society for Creative Anachronism will host its annual Newcomer’s Encampment in Preston Park on the weekend of May 3-5. The event is intended to introduce beginners and interested individuals to the organization and its activities....

 

Bluegrass at the Plaza

WAITSBURG—Stop in at the Plaza Theater, on Waitsburg’s Main Street, for a Bluegrass at the Plaza event on Sun., April 28 at 4 p.m. This is a Touchet Valley Acoustic Music Project (TVAMP) concert and features: The Whippersnappers (Waitsburg’s...

 

'Going Beyond' simulcast

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Christian Church will host the “Going Beyond” simulcast featuring New York Times best-selling author and Bible teacher Priscilla Shirer. The free pre-recorded event is free and will take place on Sat., May 4 from 9 a.m....

 

Elementary School Talent Show

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg elementary students will showcase their talents and the annual Waitsburg Elementary School talent show at 6:30 p.m. on April 17 at the Waitsburg High School auditorium. Admission is free and the community is encouraged to...

 

Free Dental Clinic

WAITSBURG—The Waitsburg Resource Center will sponsor a free mobile dental clinic on Fri. May 24, 2019. The clinic will visit at the resource center (behind Banner Bank) from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Appointments are required in advance. Please contact...

 

Waitsburg Community Service Awards

WAITSBURG—Waitsburg’s annual Community Service Awards dinner will take place at Waitsburg Town Hall at 6 p.m. on Tues., April 16. Both the Business of the Year and Employee of the year will be recognized. Dinner will be catered by the Q...

 

Mayor George retirement party, April 16

DAYTON—The community is invited to join in celebrating Mayor Craig George’s commitment to Dayton at a retirement party on Tues., April 16 at the Delany Building form 4-6:30 p.m....

 

Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office

Report of shop entered and multiple tools and a safe taken in the 200 block of Murphy Street, Waitsburg. The burglary is reported to have taken place between 2200 and 0500. Shop door was left open and no forced entry was discovere...

 

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