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PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago November 26, 2009 The Waitsburg City Council voted unanimously last week to assign its vacant fifth seat to William "Will" Potolicchio, an emergency medical technician who hopes to get more young people to vote and take an interest in...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago November 19, 2009 Odako Club was organized in October 1949, as a Jr. women’s Confederated Group with 12 charter members. Odako is an Indian name meaning friendship. Charter members included: Elizabeth Abbey, Sherrill Conover, Peggy...

 

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Ten Years Ago November 12, 2009 Headlines: Five Cardinals Make All-League; Bartlow named Coach of the Year. The Miracle Worker by William Gibson is slated for staging at the Little Theater of Walla Walla beginning November 20. Local actors include:...

 

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Ten Years Ago November 5, 2009 The Grandmothers’ Roundtable will present a forum entitled “The Health of our Aging Population; Planning Ahead for Growing Older”, on Monday November 9. The Forum will begin at 7:00 pm and will be held at the...

 

Pioneer Portraits for week 34

Ten Years Ago October 29, 2009 Waitsburg High School graduate Ashley Coila is making the most of her first college volleyball season with the Bethany University Bruins. Coila, the daughter of Richard...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago October 22, 2019 Photo caption: Waitsburg High School has been recognized as one of the 104 “Highest Improving” in reading and math by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. Two years ago the school was named a ‘School of...

 

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Ten Years Ago October 15, 2009 Photo caption: Former Waitsburg resident Kathy Rose, of Griffin, Ga, carried a copy of The Times when she attended the 9/12 Taxpayers March on Washington D. C. Her she is on the West Lawn of the U. S. Capitol building...

 

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Ten Years Ago October 8, 2009 The dedication of a life size bronze sculpture of Sacajawea will highlight a weekend-long event in Dayton this weekend where a large variety of art will be exhibited by artists during Dayton On Tour. Photo Caption: Anne...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago October 1, 2009 [Photo caption] Here’s what’s believed to be the entire student body of Spring Valley School, circa 1928. From left, Jim Stonecipher, Lola Mae Walker, Roberta...

 

Pioneer Portraits Week 29

Ten Years Ago September 24, 2009 Sixth Grader honored for award-winning essay. Emma Philbrook, beams as her mother Cindy looks on. Phillbrook penned an essay that bested competitors in eight Western...

 

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Ten Years Ago August 27, 2009 A slight breeze kept the bees away while everyone enjoyed lots of good conversation, food and a little music from the Blue Mountain Troublemakers, at the Hockersmith...

 

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Ten Years Ago September 10, 2009 Historic Wait's Mill destroyed by spectacular Sunday morning fire. "The Waitsburg mill is on fire and is fully involved." Dayton Dispatch reported about ten minutes...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago September 3, 2009 Some of the Gems keyboardist Duana Gusse’s classmates have been taking a stroll down memory lane, unearthing some oldies but goodies not only of the musical kind but...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 27, 2009 A Waitsburg High School graduate played a role in a serious nuclear accident and August 29 marks 33 years since the mishap at Hanford. Marvin Klundt, a 1953 graduate of...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago August 29, 2009 Wheat harvest should be done by early next week. Several farmers around Waitsburg reported some fields yielding 100-plus bushels per acre, McCaw added. Yield and quality...

 

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Ten Years Ago August 13, 2009 Kurtis Reser, son of Frank and Judy Reser of Waitsburg graduated Magna Cum Laude from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE) in English...

 

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Ten Years Ago August 6, 2009 Photo caption: Wait ancestors were given a tour of the interior of Wait’s Mill, and included: Laurie Smith, Janice Babula, Javon Monahan, Jim Matzger, Brian Madison,...

 

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Ten Years Ago July 30, 2009 Farmers in the Touchet Valley and surrounding environs have all gotten their harvest operations underway and in "full swing." Low protein is a desirable trait in soft...

 

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Ten Years Ago July 16, 2009 Some of the Spring Valley Ranches ground was once owned by William G. Preston, who spent several years in a variety of enterprises before landing in Waitsburg and becoming...

 

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Ten Years Ago July 16, 2009 Everyone is invited to share an enjoyable evening, a laugh and relaxation at Movie Night at Preston park. Join friends and neighbors on Friday July 24 at 9 pm at the south...

 

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Ten Years Ago July 9, 2009 When Ben Moser, 13, son of Bret and Bethany Moser of Waitsburg, opened his latest issue of the comic book Sonic Universe, he diligently read through each of the stories...

 

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Ten Years Ago July 2, 2009 The Grand Opening of a radio controlled (R/C) track at the Waitsburg Fairgrounds set for July 24 is just one of the many features of a newly established organization, Rural...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    June 20, 2019

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago June 25, 2009 Photo caption: Stabilization and preservation of the historic Wait's Mill got a boost from the Sherwood Trust of Walla Walla this week. Sherwood Trust approved a grant...

 

Portrait Portraits

Ten Years Ago June 18, 2009 Photo Caption: Louie Gagnon and Larry Johnson were honored by the Waitsburg Lions Club as Lions of the Year at the club's final meeting last week. Presenting the honors...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    June 6, 2019

Pioneer Portraits - June 6, 2019

Ten Years Ago June 11, 2009 Twenty-six members of the Class of 2009 received diplomas and tossed their mortar boards at the 113th commencement of Waitsburg High School last Friday, June 5, 2009. At...

 

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