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Holiday Hijinks

Holiday Hijinks

A group of elementary school boys took advantage of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday to enjoy some sledding fun just west of the Main Street Bridge on Monday morning. With warmer temps and rain in ...

Waitsburg Council Plans Utility Rate Increases

WAITSBURG – Waitsburg residents will notice a slight increase in their utility bill in the near future, but the exact amount of the increase is still up in the air. Facing concerns over needed...

Blue Mountain Station Classes are a Success

Indian cooking and baby food-making classes are planned for February and March DAYTON – Fifteen attendees braved icy temperatures and freezing rain to attend last weekend’s Planning Your Garden class at the Blue Mountain Station in Dayton. The...

4-H Robotics Team Advances to Eastern Washington Tournament

DAYTON--The 4-H Columbia County Robotics team, the "noobs," is one of 15 teams advancing from the Tri-Cities Regional FIRST LEGO League Robotics tournaments to the Eastern Washington State Robotics...

Wooderchak Receives Principal Award

WAITSBURG – January is National School Board Appreciation Month, but board members weren't the only ones receiving recognition at the Jan. 11 Waitsburg School Board meeting. District Superintendent ...

Joe Adams Takes First Place Gold at Crusader Invite

COLBERT, Wash. – Six Waitsburg wrestlers and one Dayton wrestler traveled to Northwest Christian Schools in Colbert, just north of Spokane, for the Crusader Invite tournament on Saturday. Three...

Cardinals Upend SJ-E, Oakesdale

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg boys' basketball team came away with two big wins over the weekend, topping St. John-Endicott at home Friday night, 36-29, and then getting a road win at Oakesdale on...

Waitsburg Girls Beat SJ-E, Fall to Oakesdale

WAITSBURG – The Waitsburg girls' basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter against St. John-Endicott Friday night at home, and came away with a win, 45-40. The Lady Cardinals trailed most of...

Lady Bulldogs Remain Undefeated with Win at River View

DAYTON – The Dayton girls’ basketball team got two more convincing wins over the weekend, crushing Liberty Christian in Richland Friday night, 64-38, and then downing Mabton at home on Saturday, 51-30. Against LC, the Lady ‘Dogs shut down...

Trump and the Conceit of the Entrepreneur

Watching Donald Trump conduct his news conference Wednesday, it suddenly struck me that, underneath all those now-familiar idiosyncrasies, the president-elect is just like many successful entrepreneurs and owners of family businesses in his...

We Need to Stop Labeling People We Disagree With as Stupid or Evil

I take my next-door neighbor’s political temperature by perusing his bumper stickers. During the reign of Bush II, Rob’s work van sported this exhortation: “Visualize No Liberals.” I didn’t take it literally. I even managed a smile. It...

Political Cartoon - Jan. 19, 2017

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Free Family Concert and Foodraiser

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Symphony will host its annual Free Family Concert and Foodraiser on Sun., Jan. 22 at 3 p.m. at Cordiner Hall, located at 46 S. Park St. in Walla Walla. A free instrument petting zoo begins at 2 p.m. in the lobby to...

Veterans Red Badge Writing Workshops

WALLA WALLA – The Walla Walla Public Library (238 E. Alder) will host a three-week Red Badge Writing Workshop for veterans beginning Sat., Jan. 20. Classes will be held on Fridays from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – noon and...

Little Theatre of WW Presents 'The Producers'

WALLA WALLA – Walla Walla’s Little Theatre (1130 E. Sumach St.) will debut “The Producers” on Sat., Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. The show will run through Feb. 11. In this Mel Brooks production, a down-on-his-luck Broadway producer and his...

Community input Needed for Grant Funding Database

COLUMBIA COUNTY - Columbia County Public Health Administrator Martha Lanman, is developing a database of community activities in Columbia County, to be used to help secure a variety of grants and other funding sources, for the community. Activities...

First Thursday Concert

WALLA WALLA - The First Thursday Concert, Feb. 2, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (323 Catherine St., Walla Walla), will feature Kathy Campbell Stanton, singing love songs from different points of view with a jazz center. Steve Christofferson will...

Trails Workshop Planned

DAYTON - The Blue Mountain Regional Trails – Ridges, Towns and Rivers planning committee is hosting a workshop at the Dayton Best Western Hotel, at 507 East Main Street, on Jan. 30, to receive public input that will be used as a blueprint for the...

Pioneer Portraits - January 19, 2017

Ten Years Ago January 25, 2007 Columbia County resident Brian Black has long held a vision of a memorial that would help honor all of the local veterans who have served their country. As it turns out, this is a vision that many want to help become...

Birthdays - Week of January 19

January 20: Joan Leid, Wilma Johnson, Judy Jackson, Justin Hill, Jack and Jill Largent, Becky Pearson, Tricia White, Ryan Abbey. January 21: Paige Wood, Haily Larsen, Vicki Christensen, Tony Scott, Amanda James, Joe Gagnon, Rick Davis, Bob Hillis,...

TEENY MCMUNN: MY RECIPE BOX

"Cabbage leaves stuffed with ground beef, onion, and rice, covered in a sweet and tangy tomato sauce and cooked in a slow cooker." Ingredients: 12 leaves cabbage 1 cup cooked white rice 1 egg, beaten ...

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