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Millrace Improvement Project is underway

Millrace Road is closed for the next month as crews from Colbert Construction start the Millrace Grade Improvement Project. This is the last section of the Main Street Corridor project, wrapping up...

 

CCSO

September 13 Malicious mischief. Washington Street Unwanted person reported. Highway 12 Theft of motor vehicle. 3rd Street September 14 Domestic problem. Richmond Street 9-1-1 call. Tremont Street Missing person reported at Dayton Elementary School....

 

WWCSO

September 13 Drew D. Duvall was arrested for residential burglary and criminal trespass, second degree. Shelton Road, Walla Walla September 17 An assault was reported. Rose Street, Walla Walla Suspicious activity info report. Melrose Street, Walla...

 

The Goldbelly Experience

It's no secret that I have a family full of foodies. We plan entire trips around eateries with raving reviews, but since traveling hasn't been an option lately, we've had to put our trips on hold. We...

 

Semi-rural – Semi-city(ish)

Recently, I connected with friends that I hadn’t had contact with for several years. Our “catch-up” conversation was not the usual, as we all have had significant life changes to share. Without...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago September 22, 2011 It was a day of Victorian fashion, museum tours, buffalo, corn on the cob and Butlers at Waitsburg’s Fall Festival on Sunday. The attendance was anything but...

 

Pizza Margherita

Summer is over and after what felt like forever, our tomatoes have finally ripened. To celebrate, this week ripe tomatoes have made an appearance at every meal, in salads, on sandwiches, tossed in...

 

Gracie's Pick: Prince

I love new books! Just last week, I was given a new book, called Prince, written by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, and illustrated by Cachetejack. Mom says that it is part of the Little People, Big...

 

Mule Deer Buck

This mule deer buck has been enjoying the grass hay fields just outside of Waitsburg. When the grass doesn't satisfy cravings, he enjoys eating cayenne pepper plants and tomatoes....

 

CCSO

September 6 Violation of court order. 3rd Street Trespass. Rose Gulch 9-1-1 call. Palouse Falls Road September 7 Accident, injury unknown. Hartsock Grade Suspicious activity at Northwest Business Services. Clay Street Attempt to locate. Pine Street...

 

WWCSO

September 3 Male was arrested for Theft of a Motor Vehicle and Residential Burglary. Monroe Street, Walla Walla County September 5 A woman alleges that she was assaulted by her husband. Old Highway 12, Walla Walla County September 7 Hit and run....

 

Time flies, even if I can't

Early this week I had to make another trip to the Tri-Cities, this time to have my car serviced. Another great ride with my top down, music blaring, enjoying the perfect weather and empty highway. Of...

 

Save the green tomato!

Fall is finally here! I've been waiting for it all summer. Unfortunately, my tomato plants didn't get the message that their expiration date was quickly approaching. The first frost date for 2021 is...

 

Book vs Movie:

Evelyn Couch is caught in a monotonous life. The dowdy woman is stuck in an unhappy marriage, struggling with failing self-esteem, but that changes when she visits a nursing home in the 1980s. Her...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago September 15, 2011 Waitsburg resident Jane Butler, age 90, has deep family roots in the Touchet Valley through her husband Bob. Butler has lived in town about 50 years,...

 

Roasted Squash Risotto

At the age of twelve, I attempted my first risotto. I stirred and stirred, carefully following the instructions in a copy of Bon Appétit magazine. Slightly panicked that it wasn't looking right, I...

 

The Palouse Empire Threshing Bee

Members of the Palouse Empire Threshing Association were operating their 1920-era draft horse and mule-drawn threshing machines, the pre-cursors of modern combines, on Monday. They will be at the...

 

WWCSO

August 29 A vehicle window was broken out by an individual who was then cited for malicious mischief in the third degree. Kohler Road, Burbank August 30 The reporting party advised that sometime during the night of August 27-28, an unknown subject...

 

CCSO

August 30 Suspicious activity. 2nd Street Violation of court order. 5th Street August 31 Theft, motor vehicle. Robinette Mountain Welfare Check. Pataha Road Malicious mischief at Dayton Elementary School. 2nd Street September 1 Threats. Commercial...

 

As Usual, Mother Nature Wins

When I walk through town, I see flags of all sorts waving in the wind; they celebrate with "Small Town, Big Heart," support the Cougars, Seahawks, and of course, Old Glory. Recently, I noticed a flag...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago September 8, 2011 The new face behind the counter at the Weller Public Library is likely one you have seen before. Rosie Warehime, the new library manager, has lived in Waitsburg for 44...

 

French Onion Soup Gratinée

When I lived in Seattle, one of my favorite spots for relaxed dining was Le Pichet on First Avenue, just up the hill from Pike Place Market. Watching traffic pass by, while enjoying refined bistro...

 

Morning sun

This was taken at 6:45 a.m. August 24. Rodgers liked the four trees and the rails glinting in the sun. The circle around the sun was not evident until he saw it on his computer screen. The location...

 

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