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School calls Monday a snow day, temporarily suspends in-person classes Tuesday

DAYTON–An emergency School Board meeting was held Monday evening, November 23, to determine classroom protocols in response to a local outbreak of COVID cases. The school district made a decision...

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COVID–19 restrictions

DAYTON–While restrictions are implemented, Columbia County basks in a "pocket" of lower COVID incidences. Martha Lanman, Columbia County Public Health Administrator, reported to the Board of...

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City Council approves interlocal agreement with Columbia County

DAYTON–The City of Dayton and Columbia County have worked out their differences regarding law enforcement coverage, dispatch services and municipal court services, and the City Council approved a...

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"Believe, A Small-Town Celebration" will replace traditional Christmas Kickoff

DAYTON– Once again, the coronavirus will make the year 2020 one to remember. This community's long-time favorite holiday event, the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Christmas Kickoff has been kicked...

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CCHS adopts 2021 budget; capital projects in the works

DAYTON–Columbia County Health System (CCHS) held a special board meeting to hold two public hearings for the approval of a request for a 1% levy tax increase, as well as the adoption of the 2021...

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WEDDING

Matthew James and Lexus Ann Marie (Ward) Richter were joined in the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony on Friday, August 7, 2020 at the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit (Bismarck, ND). The wedding Celebrant was...

OBITUARY

Bradley Edward Basham, age 76, of Washougal, Washington went home to be with the Lord on November 7, 2020. He was born to Thelma and Sydney Basham in Jamestown, N.D. He graduated from Dayton High School in Dayton, Wash., and received his degree in...

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Veterans Day

A good-sized group of veterans and local folks who support those who have served turned out November 11 for the 2020 American Legion Veterans Day Breakfast. Usually held at the Legion's Post on Clay...

Death Notice

Nadine Warren, age 94 years, died Nov. 16, 2020, at the Booker Rest Home in Dayton. Arrangements are in the care of Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. 2nd,...

OBITUARY

Robert Wallace Patrick August 27, 1926-November 13, 2020 Robert Wallace Patrick was born in Dayton, Wash., on August 27, 1926, to Bertle W. Patrick and Mae Moody Patrick. He died on November 13, 2020, at his home with family members by his side....

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago November 17, 2010 4-H program recognizes commitment of members, leaders and supporters during Columbia County 4-H Achievement night, held at the multipurpose room of Dayton Elementary School, November 14, 2010, following a potluck...

Quote of the Week

“The probability that we may fall in the struggle ought not to deter us from the support of a course we believe to be just.” – Abraham...

Dayton Weekly Weather

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 17 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. Friday Night:...

SCHOOL MENU

BREAKFAST Wednesday, Nov 18: Waffles, Sausage Patty, Fruit, Milk Thursday, Nov 19: Scrambled Eggs, English Muffin, Fruit, Milk Friday, Nov 20: Yogurt Parfait, Flavored Yogurt, Granola, Fruit, Milk Monday, Nov 23: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit, Milk...

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A. F. Branco

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On the Edge of Common Sense

They stood in the back of the room lookin’ like two Oakland Raider linebackers at a preppie quiche-tasting party. They had on unblocked hats with flat brims and each man wore a neck scarf and new...

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OPINION

It has been 262 days since the Governor first declared an emergency relating to COVID-19. Since that time, the Governor has continued to extend emergency declarations and issued various economic...

Commentary

DAYTON–Good ol’ Governor Inslee has stepped up the “across-the-board” restrictions. As of November 16: • Restaurants and bars are closed for indoor service. Outdoor dining and to-go service is permitted. (Restrictions on restaurants take...

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