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Pioneer Portraits Week 41

Ten Years Ago-December 18, 2008 The recently renovated vaulted ceiling in the First Christian Church of Waitsburg was exposed or the first time in some 70 years last Saturday when congregation...

 

Pioneer Portraits Week 40

Ten Years Ago-December 11, 2008 Photo caption: Waitsburg Prescott Alumni Women who took on the WP Cardinals last Friday included Kristy Scott, Tracy Daniels, Sharon Cunz, Kitzi Hazelbaker Brannock,...

 

Pioneer Portraits Vol. 141 No. 39

Ten Years Ago-December 4, 2008 During the winter sports season, the Waitsburg-Prescott Athletic Combine may be referred to as Waitsburg-Prescott, W-P or the W-P Cardinals, according to...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-November 27, 2008 Photo Caption: "Fiddler on the Roof" is in performances at the Liberty Theater in Dayton-and all shows are sold out. The rural village of Annatevka, home to Tevre...

 

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Ten Years Ago-November 20, 2008 Dust off that top hat and magic wand or better yet, haul the accordion out of the deep recesses of the closet and polish up on your polka playing for the (first in a...

 

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Ten Years Ago-November 13, 2008 Wait's Mill was the first commercial building in Waitsburg and was the original reason for the town's existence. The mill was built in 1865 and operated continuously...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-November 6, 2008 Photo caption: Waitsburg-Prescott Volleyball players recognized their parents at Senior Night last Thursday. From left: Angelica Hernandez (15) and Angelina Magalian...

 

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Ten Years Ago-October 30, 2008 Waitsburg Commercial Club opted to purchase lighted garland from a local business after hearing a proposal from a Tri-Cities company regarding Christmas decorations for...

 

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Ten Years Ago-October 23, 2008 The 50 string Salt & Light Music Ministry comprised of young people from Waitsburg, Dayton and the surrounding area, will be giving a concert in Dayton Sunday. The...

 

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Ten Years Ago-October 16, 2008 The biggest who of the year (in actual numbers)----High School MASS Band and Chorus-is coming to the Waitsburg High School gym on Wednesday, October 22. Around 300 high...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-October 9. 2008 Photo caption: Something strange-Halloween-like-is going on at Bill Fisher's place at 416 Willard. Fisher and his daughter, Nikki, have a "papple" tree growing. It's a...

 

PIONEER PORTRAITS

Ten Years Ago-October 2, 2008 Tomfoolery by Tom Baker: News of the week that kept the talking heads on TV buzzing was the possible melt-down of the economy. With the stock market taking a couple of "d...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-September 25, 2008 Pending finalization of a contract and the inclusion of the former Preston-Shaffer Milling Co. structure on the City's insurance policy, emergency roof repair work...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-September 18, 2008 It is the quintessential American story, told and retold in thousands of towns and villages across the country of covered wagons, sturdy pioneers, immigrants from...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-September11, 2018 Why a person would undertake the training, discipline, and dedication to enter a race which will take over 16 hours to complete and involving a 2.4 mile swim, bicycling 112 miles, and running a full marathon of 26.2...

 

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Ten Years Ago-September 4, 2008 Progress on the “Paint the Town” Project has built some momentum with pledges of paint, discounts and cash. Project volunteers met with building owners to make color decisions this week, so painting can begin in...

 

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Ten Years Ago-August 28, 2008 Organizers of the first Huntsville School Reunion held last weekend at Lewis & Clark State Park were ecstatic with the response to and attendance at the event. Photo caption: Front row: Kay Huwe Baker, Peggy Fisk...

 

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Ten Years Ago-August 21, 2008 Waitsburg native Joan (Land) Miller, M. D. of Columbia Falls, Mont was recognized with the 2008 Spirit of Planetree Caregiver Award by North Valley Hospital in Columbia Falls. Dr. Miller, a 1966 graduate of Waitsburg Hig...

 

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Ten Years Ago-August 14, 2008 Huntsville Memories from the late Margaret Ganguet: “I remember all our walks to Huntsville school (about 1923). I started there in the Fourth Grade after Pendleton and Walla Walla boarding schools. Now the kids wouldn...

 

Pioneer Portraits

Ten Years Ago-August 7, 2008 Nearly 30 volunteers gathered at Ye Town Hall to talk plans to “Paint the Town” and more volunteers will be needed, say project directors Leroy Cunningham and Jim German. The project entails giving every building in...

 

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Ten Years Ago-July 24, 2008 Buyers of U. S. wheat have helped made 2007-2008 a most remarkable marketing year, reports the U. S. Wheat Associates in its July 10 newsletter. In the end, sales of all U. S. wheat classes exceeded 2006-2007 by 43% Deere...

 

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Ten Years Ago-July 24, 2008 No history of Columbia County could be told without including the Broughton family, now known for their large, well-managed parcels of land, but in the beginning the story was much smaller, focused upon one young man who...

 

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Ten Years Ago- July 17, 2008 A few local wheat producers have dipped their toes into the 2008 harvest this week, and harvest start-ups within the next week or so are likely to be delayed by the effects of the cool spring the region experienced. Start...

 

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Ten Years Ago-July 10, 2008 Photo Caption: Jeremy Nichols, son of Jeff and Dawn Nichols of Waitsburg, is the recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Zonta Club of Walla Walla. Nichols, center, was honored by Maryann Reinhardt, left, and Zonta Club...

 

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Ten Years Ago-July 3, 2008 A proposed Flood Emergency Action Plan was explored by Mayor Markeeta Little Wolf and councilmen Larry Johnson, Larry Clinton and Leroy Cunningham at a council workshop June 25. Reviewing a Corps of Engineers-developed...

 

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