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 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...

 

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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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Ten Years Ago June 4, 2009 Photo Caption: 2009 Chess & Checker Sportsmanship award winners include:( L to R) Jade Alleman, Maurisa Hulce,, Morgan Forney, Laramie Pettichord-Mathews, Devon Watts. Not...

 

Pioneer Portraits - May 23, 2019

Ten Years Ago May 28, 2009 Photo caption: The Waitsburg-Prescott Boys Track Team hoists its third straight District 9 Championship Trophy overhead at the conclusion of the two-day District 9 meet in Walla Walla last Friday evening. A clear favorite...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago May 21, 2009 It was Hot N Sunny in the First Race…..and the second…and the third…all the way to Sunday’s Queen’s Derby, with Chilly Wind a long shot that never got out of the g...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago May 14, 2009 Morgan Baker, a senior at Waitsburg High School, has been named one of four finalists of Male Athlete of the Year at the 33rd Annual Blue Mountain Youth Awards, which will...

 
 By Teeny McMunn    Specials    May 2, 2019

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago May 7, 2009 “The river always wins” said USFS Teams fisheries biologist Brian Bair, who with USFWS geomorphologist Dr. Janine Castro addressed 35 attendees at a public meeting held...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago April 30, 2009 Des Witt, a long-time volunteer at the Days of Real Sport horse races, will be the 2009 DRS Parade Marshal. For about 20 years, Witt has served as timer, backing up the automatic system with a stop watch to precisely...

 

Pioneer Portraits April 18

Ten Years Ago April 23, 2009 Photo caption: A member of the Waitsburg HS FFA Austin Beasley , the son of Ken Beasley and Pam Nolan-Beasley of Waitsburg was selected to receive a Chore Time grant in...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago April 16, 2009 Waitsburg and the surrounding country roads will again play a big role in the 2009 Tour of Walla Walla bicycle stage race and some changes in play this year promise to...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago April 9.2009 An interesting new exhibit at the Dayton Historic Depot presents photos of early Columbia County schools plus many artifacts and memorabilia from school days of the past. The Washington Rural Heritage Project provided grant...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago April 2, 2009 Photo caption: Freshman Ronnie Hulce won the 100 High Hurdles to a second place finish and later won the 300 intermediate Hurdles in addition to winning the high jump and carrying the baton in the 4X200 Relay. “We...

 

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Ten Years Ago March 26, 2009 Photo caption: Pictured are some of the Waitsburg Mat Birds medalists from the Pomeroy wrestling tournament on March 21, 2009. Back row: Ryan Proctor, Dalton Janopoulos, Head Coach Travis Newman, Ben Brown, Trenton...

 

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Ten Years Ago March 19, 2009 A surprise phone call from Waitsburg to San Francisco was how 2008 Commercial Club Community Service Award winners Wayne and Ruth Peterson of Waitsburg were informed and congratulated for receiving the honor. Master of Ce...

 

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Ten Years Ago March 12, 2009 John Hockersmith of Waitsburg and Jacob Harold of Walla Walla were honored by Walla Walla’s Boy Scout Troop 305 on Saturday, Feb 28 for attaining the Eagle Scout rank. The two Scouts are good friends and both have...

 

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Ten Years Ago March 5, 2009 Anyone looking to get away won’t want to miss the 2009 edition of the Liberty’s annual variety show, “Passport to Paradise” Thirteen Waitsburg High School students are inaugurating a Youth and Government Program...

 

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Ten Years Ago February 26, 2009 Two of Waitsburg-Prescott’s quick guards were honored as selections to the Blue Mountain Conference All conference First Team. Stacy Potter of the WP Lady Cardinals, and Jeff Hofer of the WP Cardinals were among the...

 

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Ten Years Ago February 19, 2009 Waitsburg native Susan (Lawrence) Talbott and her family, on an airline flight recently espied familiar surroundings in the February 2009 edition of the Alaska Airline Magazine. Yep, there on page 25 was a brief...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 12, 2009 Photo caption: Becky and Randy Pearson were honored as Boosters of the Year by the Waitsburg Booster Club. The presentation by Booster Club President Ross Hamann was made during halftime of the girls basketball game...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago February 5, 2009 Following final code inspection and acceptance, the new Lions Memorial building at the race track has been placed into service. “After spending a lot of time and money on this building, the Waitsburg Lions are very...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago Jan 29, 2009 Photo caption: Brian Luders, son of David and Teresa (Keeney) Luders, received the Eagle Scout Award this past December 9. This achievement is the highest scout center at Long Lake in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. Brian is the...

 

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Ten Years Ago January 22, 2019 Photo caption: The long familiar building at the southwest corner of the intersection of Coppei Avenue and Preston Avenue has been demolished and fill dirt was being placed this week. The Don Thomas Storage Building, a...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-January 8, 2009 This week two important local charities working to serve those in greatest need are getting a little help from American West Bank. Bank branches in Waitsburg and Dayton presented the Waitsburg Food Bank with a $500...

 

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Ten Years Ago-January 1, 2009 Waitsburg Commercial Club, lthe City of Waitsburg and other community groups who regularly meet in Ye Towne Hall are either canceling or relocating their meetings following discovery this week of roof damage blamed on he...

 

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