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Grizzly Bear Fire Crews Continue Working Toward Containment

Grizzly Bear Fire Crews Continue Working Toward Containment

[Editor's Note: the following information was released Tuesday morning by the Umatilla National Forest Fire Information Office.] ELGIN, Ore. – Firefighters continue to make overall progress...

Grizzly Bear Fire Info

A family gathered in front of the Columbia County Courthouse Tuesday morning to look over the latest updates on the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire . ....

SEA-TECH Students Hit the Books

WALLA WALLA – Eleven students from Dayton, Prescott, and Waitsburg began school a a bit earlier than their counterparts, starting classes at SEA-TECH, which follows the Walla Walla School District...

A Passion for Libraries

DAYTON – They say that 'absence makes the heart grow fonder,' and that truism turned out to be a career-changer for Dayton's new library director, Dusty Waltner. While pursuing a doctorate degree...

Fire Dept. Annexation Moves Ahead

WAITSBURG – At their Aug. 19 meeting, Waitsburg's City Council approved a pre-annexation agreement, subject to minor revisions, with Walla Walla County Fire Protection District No. 2 and passed a...

Dayton High School Soccer - 2015

Date, Opponent,   Location, Time Sat. Sept. 5, Red/Gold Scrimmage, Dayton, TBA     Wed. Sept. 9, Jamboree, Dayton, 5:30 pm Sat. Sept. 12, Alumni Game, Dayton, TBA     Wed. Sept. 16, WWVA, WWVA, 5:00 pm Sat. Sept. 19, Trout Lake, Dayton, 1:00...

Prescott HS Fall Sports Schedules

PRESCOTT HS SOCCER 2015 DATE, OPPONENT, PLACE, TIME, Wed., Sept. 9, Jamboree, Dayton, 6:20/7:10 Fri., Sept. 11, Boardman, Boardman, 4:00 Mon.,Sept. 14 , WWVA, Prescott, 4:00 Fri., Sept. 18, St. George’s, Spokane, 4:00 Tues.,Sept. 22, Irrigon,...

A Fond Farewell to Philbrook

Emma is saying farewell this week. Our Student Life columnist, Emma Philbrook, plans to keep in touch with us, perhaps submitting a column on a monthly basis, but it just won't be the same. While...

Ken Graham: FROM THE PUBLISHER

Columbia County Commissioner Dwight Robanske said it best on Monday: “The ban will not stop pot use. It probably won’t even slow it down.” And so, on Monday, the commissioners voted 2-1 against ...

Emma Philbrook: STUDENT LIFE

Hey there, everyone! Okay, so maybe that was a bit too peppy a start for the last regular edition of this column, but if there’s one thing I can’t stand, it’s when the final book in a series...

Gary Hofer: MARKET BULLETS

Commodities prices as a class have been declining since 2011, according to the CRB Commodities Index. Created by The Commodities Research Bureau, it is an indicator based on a wide selection of commodity prices; that is, prices for real-world...

Walla Walla Hospice Fundraiser

WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla Community Hospice will host its 14th Annual Pond and Garden Tour on Sat., Sept. 12 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The fundraising events is a self-guided tour of 10 gardens in the Walla Walla area. It is a delightful tour of...

Author Jane Kirkpatrick to Speak at Walla Walla Library

WALLA WALLA – Bestselling historical fiction novelist Jane Kirkpatrick will speak Tues., Aug. 31, at the Walla Walla Public library as part of the library’s Big Idea Talks series. A dessert reception will be held with the author at 6:30 p.m....

Free Wa-Hi Gold Cards Allow Free Admission

WALLA WALLA – Seniors who live in the Walla Walla School District boundaries and Walla Walla Public Schools retirees 60 and older are invited to attend most school events at no charge. Get a complimentary Gold Card and see concerts, plays, art...

Pioneer Portraits - August 27, 2015

Ten Years Ago September 1, 2005 A signal from an aircraft emergency locater transmitter (ELT) was detected and located near Waitsburg on July 20 by members of several Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Squadrons. The ELT, transmitting from a parked aircraft,...

Police Notes - August 27, 2015

Waitsburg Aug. 21 Two-vehicle collision on Bolles Road near Main Street. Both drivers transported to hospital by ambulance. Cause of collision is still under investigation. Dayton Nothing...

Waitsburg School Breakfast/Lunch

FREE SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM LAST DAY FRI., AUG. 28 Monday - Friday Breakfast 8-8:30 a.m. Lunch 11:30 a.m. – noon All children 18 & under receive meals free of...

Birthdays - Week of August 27

August 28: Michelle Donavon, Jerome Baumann, Daniel Harshman, Shelby Janovich, Robert White. August 29: Debby Nordheim, Howie Smith, Rick Peck, Ryan Meier, Ivan Keve, Lori Hickman, Hanna Mock, Eddie Hernandez. August 30: Lee Bergstrom, Jake...

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