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At the Liberty: The Addams Family

DAYTON—The Addams Family 2 is a sequel to the animated 2019 The Addams Family movie.  In this new movie, the Addams get tangled up in more wacky adventures and find themselves involved in hilarious run-ins with all sorts of unsuspecting... Full story

 

Camp Amanda helps answer kids' questions about grief and death in new webinar

WALLA WALLA—The Camp Amanda Leadership Team & Walla Walla Community Hospice have organized An Evening Where Kids Ask the Questions, a Q&A style webinar to be held on Zoom, Thursday, November 4th at... Full story

 

Columbia Pulp Mill Increases production of Eco-Friendly Fiber, Columbia Gold

DAYTON—Columbia Pulp LLC has resumed operation of its first-of-its-kind mill near Dayton, Wash. ​Idled between April, 2020 and June, 2021 due to the pandemic, the company used that time to implement numerous process improvements and has resumed p...

 

Wenaha Gallery welcomes trick or treaters Friday, Oct. 29

DAYTON—Wenaha Gallery is celebrating Halloween two days early on Friday, October 29. The gallery invites trick or treaters, costumed or not, to stop into the gallery anytime between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pick up a special treat bag – no tricks...

 

Flu vaccine best defense for people, healthcare system

OLYMPIA—The Washington State Department of Health is urging the public to get a flu vaccine this year to keep themselves and others safe and out of the hospital. Flu activity may be more common this year compared to last year because the closures...

 

Halloween Trunk or Treat in Waitsburg

WAITSBURG—Calling all princesses, ghosts, cowboys, and ghouls! The Waitsburg Presbyterian Church and the Waitsburg Christian Church are excited to announce a Halloween Trunk or Treat. A family-safe event, the Trunk or Treat will happen on Sunday,... Full story

 

Bluewood announces Peter Korfiatis as general manager

DAYTON—Bluewood announces Peter Korfiatis as the ski area’s new general manager, effective immediately. With a lifelong love of skiing and nearly a decade of experience in mountain managerial roles at Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Korfiatis has retu...

 

Ghouls, goblins, and ghosts welcome at CCSO Trick-or-Treating event

DAYTON—The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that they will be trick or treating all of the little ghouls and goblins in the neighborhood this Halloween! The CCSO is currently accepting candy donations at the front counter... Full story

 

Dayton City Council moving forward with 1st Street Bridge repair

DAYTON-A Special Meeting of the City Council was held both in person and on Zoom at 6 PM, October 7. The single agenda item, Resolution No. 1480, would authorize the mayor to execute a Public Works...

 

At the Liberty:No Time to Die

No Time to Die is the swan song for Daniel Craig as James Bond, and this movie has lots of action and adventure. Many critics are saying this is Craig’s best, and also most sensitive, Bond. The movie begins with Bond having left active service and...

 

Annual Fund Drive Focuses on Feeding Local Families

WAITSBURG—Hunger is a significant issue in every community across the nation—including right here in Waitsburg—that’s why Banner Bank is hosting its annual drive to raise funds throughout the month of October for the Waitsburg Resource...

 

Hiebert new Councilmember

Heather Hiebert was sworn in as a Dayton City Councilmember on September 29 by Mayor Zac Weatherford. Hiebert was selected to fill the seat that was left open after Delphine Bailey resigned in... Full story

 

Logic & Accuracy Test to be held October 6

WALLA WALLA COUNTY— An official Logic and Accuracy (L&A) Test will be performed on the digital scan system used to tabulate ballots and conducted by the Auditor’s Office. On Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the test will take place at 10:00 a.m. at...

 

At the Liberty:Cry Macho

Cry Macho (based on the book by N. Richard Nash) is directed and stars Clint Eastwood. Eastwood plays a one-time rodeo star and washed-up horse breeder, who in 1978, takes a job to bring an ex-boss’s young son home and away from his alcoholic mom....

 

DCH announces new COVID-19 testing sites

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health and Providence are partnering with the University of Washington Department of Medicine COVID Testing Program to open a new free COVID-19 testing site in a tent on the Providence...

 

Toxic algae bloom discovered on Bennington Lake

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Department of Community Health (DCH) notified the Department of Ecology that cyanobacteria, otherwise known as blue-green algae, was discovered on Bennington Lake Walla Walla. Cyanobacteria can be harmful to people and...

 

Green Ridge Fire more than 60% contained

UMATILLA NATIONAL FOREST—The Green Ridge Fire was over 60% contained, according to a September 28 update provided by Umatilla National Forest officials. Fire behavior has been minimal, with just a few interior smokes observed near Godman Guard...

 

Tennis, pickleball or basketball anyone?

WAITSBURG-Since their ninth grade year, the Class of 2021 raised money for their junior prom and senior homecoming events. Due to COVID-19, they did not get a junior prom and the cost for the amended...

 

At the Liberty: Manhattan Short Film Festival

The 2021 global Manhattan Short Film Festival is coming to the Liberty Theater on Sept 24-26 and the 28th. This is the 24th year of this international annual film festival. The Liberty Theater in...

 

DCH announces three COVID-19 deaths

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health confirmed three COVID-19-related deaths last week. County health officials were notified that a man in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, and a man in his 80s that tested positive for... Full story

 

Vaccine clinics Tuesday-Saturday at Providence Southgate

WALLA WALLA— Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will hold vaccine clinics Tuesday through Saturday for the next two weeks, beginning Tuesday, September 21. All clinics will be held at the Providence... Full story

 

Columbia Pulp announces Ag Energy Solutions partnership

STARBUCK—Columbia Pulp LLC and Ag Energy Solutions, Inc have announced an agreement to partner in processing wheat straw from the Columbia Pulp facility through the Ag Energy Solutions biomass processing platform. The output from this processing...

 

East of the Mountains playing at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA-Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Power House Movie screening of the 2021 independent film East of the Mountains on Saturday, October 2 at 7:00 p.m. The screening will be followed by an...

 

Providence free drive-through adult flu & COVID-19 VACCINATION clinic Oct. 2

WALLA WALLA—Providence will offer its annual free drive-through adult flu shot clinic on Oct. 2 at the Providence Southgate Medical Park main building entrance (former main entrance of Walla Walla General Hospital) from 9 a.m. to noon, or until... Full story

 

WWCCD to host virtual meeting October 5

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla County Conservation District is holding a virtual meeting on October 5, at 7 p.m. District officials are seeking input from area farmers to determine if there is interest in cost-share programs, and the Voluntary...

 

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