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Pomeroy woman, 3-month old injured in Lyons Ferry rollover

LYONS FERRY–A single-car rollover accident six miles north of Starbuck on Highway 261 resulted in the driver and a 3-month-old infant receiving injuries, according to the Washington State Patrol....

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Dayton classes canceled Wednesday due to threat

DAYTON–All classes in the Dayton School District have been canceled for Wednesday, May 12, due to a threat, Superintendent Guy Strot informed the Dayton Chronicle Tuesday evening. "Someone wrote a...

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Main Street Marketplace Open

An audience of some 30 local supporters were on hand for the Main Street Marketplace Ribbon Cutting last Friday. The antique-eclectic-consignment shop features numerous local offerings, and was...

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School District predicts $1 million ending balance

DAYTON–The School Board was received great news regarding the budget during the recent work session May 5. The District's minimum fund balance has an end-of-year balance close to $1 million–a...

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BOCC supports Second Amendment

DAYTON–The Columbia County Commissioners (BOCC) approved Resolution 2021-20, Acknowledging the Supremacy of the Constitution, passed during the May 10 work session. The Resolution's purpose is,...

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Water Supply Outlook

Once again Washington experienced a very dry month, in fact a record dry month at many locations. Due to the lack of precipitation and lots of sunshine, many SNOTEL sites on the east side melted out...

Grant to improve health available for Columbia, Garfield, and Asotin counties

WALLA WALLA–In collaboration with the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health, Blue Mountain Community Foundation is now accepting grant proposals to address specific social determinants of health impacting residents of Columbia,...

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WWCC president program at Kiwanis Club and Zoom

DAYTON–The local Kiwanis Club will hold its first in-person meeting since the coronavirus pandemic started and prohibited such gatherings, at 12 noon today, Thursday, May 13, in the Delany Room of...

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OBITUARY

Roy Wesley Leid, Jr. May 25, 1945–May 8, 2021 Roy Wesley Leid, Jr. passed away at home surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, May 8, 2021. Wes Leid was born in Walla Walla, Wash., to Roy W....

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OBITUARY

Barbara Jane Butler December 17, 1920–April 26, 2021 Barbara "Jane" Butler passed away on April 26, 2021,,,,,, at the Booker Rest Home, in Dayton Wash. Jane was born to Glen and Geneva Nagley in...

Senior Round Table

Thur, May 13: Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Pickled Beets, Salad, Wheat Bread, Cookies, Juice and Milk Tue, May 18: Spaghetti, Green Beans, Caesar Salad, Garlic Bread, Fresh Fruit, Milk Thur, May 20: Roast Beef with Gravy, Mashed...

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago May 11, 2011 Carl Cramer of Dayton Wine Works has organized a motorcycle poker run for Saturday May 21, beginning at the winery. Waitsburg High School freshman, Beka Adams, daughter of Lanny and Ann Adams of Waitsburg, has been...

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Libros de Mayo

DAYTON–The Elementary School held an outdoor event on May 5 for Title 1 Parent Night called Libros de Mayo (Books for May). About 100 attended for family fun with a book give away and taco...

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SCHOOL MENU

BREAKFAST Wed, May 12: Pancakes, Fruit, Milk Thur, May 13: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit, Milk Fri, May 14: Yogurt Parfait, Fruit, Milk Mon, May 17: Breakfast Burrito, Fruit, Milk Tue, May 18: Muffin,...

CDL Class A Driver- Columbia Logistics in Starbuck, WA. Schedule: Four 10-hour days, Full benefit package (medical, dental, vision, 401K, 10 paid holidays per year, 3 weeks PTO), Local driving only, Home every night. $45k/ year. Family-oriented organization. Send resumes to: [email protected]

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind around 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near...

Quote of the Week

“Saying something is nobody’s business does nothing but raise the curiosity factor tenfold.” ...

HOSPITAL CORNER

Columbia County Health System has been focused on patient centered and population health care for several years. Within the healthcare industry, these terms are definitive programs that have specific goals and objectives. Patient Centered Medical...

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At The Theater

Godzilla vs Kong. Just in a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity's fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the...

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Golf Team shoots it out at District match

CLE ELUM–Wolfpack golfers finished in the teens at the Eastern Washington Athletic Conference District match here May 4. DW's Teagen Larsen carded 124 to finish 11th out of a field of 22 women...

Spring Sports Awards set

DAYTON–The Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack Spring Sports Awards banquet will be at 7 p.m., Monday, May 24, at the Dayton High School Auditorium. The DW Girls Fast-Pitch Softball Team, which placed third at District, will be presented award by Head...

On the Edge of Common Sense

“It’s for you,” his darlin’ told him as he lay back in the chair For a well deserved siesta. Ugh, it wasn’t really fair. It was Chuck, his nearest neighbor – did he have to call right now? Millard took the phone and listened, “Are you...

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OPINION

There is a push to include "environmental justice" considerations in prioritizing salmon recovery efforts in Washington state. Unfortunately, those considerations may end up undermining salmon...

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