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Trio of businesses burgled this week

DAYTON–Police are investigating burglaries at three downtown Dayton properties over the Monday night-Tuesday morning time period this week. Burglaries were reported at City Lumber and Coal Yard, 200 N. 3rd Street, AgLink, 207 N. 3rd Street, and...

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Weatherill-Tate resigns from Chamber manager job

DAYTON–The Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors seeks a new manager after accepting Chamber of Commerce Manager Molly Weatherill-Tate's resignation. Weatherill-Tate recentlyy accepted a position...

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Kiwanis Club honors Sheriff's Office

DAYTON–The Dayton Kiwanis Club showed its appreciation to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office with a brief ceremony and shared locally made cupcakes with blue frosting Thursday, February 25, at...

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Over one-third of County receives first dose

DAYTON-Over one-third of Columbia County residents have received at least the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Shane McGuire, CEO of Columbia County Health System (CCHS) at the...

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Avoiding duplication goal of City, County on future river work

DAYTON–Mayor Zac Weatherford informed the County Commissioners of plans to move forward with obtaining permits to remove of sediment from the river within the city limits and requested any data...

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Obituary

Bertha Hinchliff September 22, 1942 – February 23, 2021 Bertha Eldoris (Hov) Hinchliff, 78, passed away peacefully on February 23, 2021 at Brookdale Assisted Living in Walla Walla, Wash. Bertha...

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What's New at School?

DAYTON–Finally, Dayton-Waitsburg (DW) high school sports are well underway, and last week, our boys and girls kicked off the season with a successful start. The season began on February 15, and...

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Pastor's Corner

Visiting a church, they didn't normally attend, a husband commented to his wife on the wonderful message the young pastor had shared. His wife commented in return, "It was wonderful. I can't wait to...

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SCHOOL MENU

BREAKFAST Mon, Mar 1: Cheddar Omelet, Toast, Jelly, Fruit, Milk Tue, Mar 2: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit, Milk Wed, Mar 3: Waffles, Cheddar Omelet, Fruit, Milk Thur, Mar 4: Dr. Seuss Birthday...

Quote of the Week

“The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and a thousand things well.” – Horace... Full story

HOSPITAL CORNER

Myth 1: Falling happens to other people, not to me. Reality: Many people think, “It won’t happen to me.” But the truth is that 1 in 4 older adults fall every year in the U.S. Myth 2: Falling is something normal that happens as you get older....

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago February 23, 2011 Casino Night fund raiser coming to town March 5. The folks at the theater need to raise some capital for their new projector so a group of volunteers will be dealing cards, throwing dice and spinning the wheels in a...

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Off-season dedication pays in 38-0 win

WAITSBURG–Dedication and hard work on their own initiative paid dividends for Dayton Waitsburg Valley Football as they resoundingly defeated Highland 38-0 here February 27 in the combine's first...

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DW working through early season

DAYTON–A hard-hitting TriCities Prep team handed Dayton-Waitsburg Volleyball a loss last week as the squad looks for its first win of the season. DW hosts River View at noon on Saturday, March 6...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, I am concerned about the conflicting messages we as small business owners are receiving from our government leaders. I thought small (Ma & Pa) businesses were viewed favorably by most Americans. Some of the policies that have been...

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On the Edge of Common Sense

It is the best of times. Calving at its finest. The calling of those chosen to tend God’s creatures. To take part in simple miracles. To alter the balance of life on earth by one small addition. It...

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Olympia Update

OLYMPIA–Three weeks ago, Southeast Washington dodged a bullet. Gov. Jay Inslee announced every other area of the state would move to Phase 2 of his COVID lockdown plan, allowing partial reopening...

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