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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Waitsburg shines, despite 2020

As scary as it is, the COVID-19 virus has nothing on Waitsburg's spirit

 

December 31, 2020

Lane Gwinn

Nearly sixty classic cars drove through Waitsburg on the third weekend in May. The weekend's big event, Waitsburg Celebration Days, was one of many canceled due to COVID-19 restriction.

WAITSBURG - "Two weeks to flatten the curve."

In March, Washington State enacted a "Stay Home, Stay Safe" mandate as the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the globe. Now, as 2021 knocks loudly, we are still staying home, and Waitsburg has done what Waitsburg always does in a challenging situation: Rolled with the punches It became apparent early that two weeks might have kept the local hospitals from being overwhelmed and kept cases low in our little town, but it wasn't going to stop this virus. Our lockdown would have to continue to keep the virus out of our town.

As the weather grew warm and sch...



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