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Help needed due to Deputy Prosecutor vacancy

DAYTON-During the brief public portion of the work session held on January 23, the Board of County Commissioners and Sheriff Joe Helm discussed Columbia County services for the Town of Starbuck with...

Orozco takes plea bargain

DAYTON–Benjamin Orozco, whose 2019 conviction in the 1996 shooting death of Lance Terry and assault of David Eaton in Dayton was overturned on appeal in November, 2021, has accepted a plea...

Library Director's decision appealed

DAYTON-Comments began back in August and continue to be heard by the County Rural Library District (CCRLD) Board of Trustees about content in the children's library. The January 23 meeting was no...

Displaced males statistics alarming

WASHINGTON STATE–Rep. Mary Dye, R-9, has introduced legislation, House Bill 1270, to create a Washington State Commission on Boys and Men, first-of-its-kind in the nation. (See "Olympia Update,...

Token of appreciation was presented to Board

DAYTON–Elementary student representatives made a show of their appreciation to the Dayton School Board at the regular meeting on January 18 for School Board Appreciation Month. The Board approved...

A Bad Year for Tomatoes

Four performances of "A Bad year For Tomatoes," directed by Bev Startin, will be staged at the Liberty Theater this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, giving audiences some comic relief for the January...

OBITUARY

Nevonna Mae Rodrick February 23, 1941 – January 14, 2023 Nevonna Mae Rodrick, 81, of Dayton, Wash., passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by family on January 14, 2023, after losing a...

Long-time Bulldog sports announcer to hang up microphone

"Well, I see ten players, three striped shirts and one orange ball, so I guess we're ready to play basketball!" has been Jeff Turner's trademarked quip prior to a game's opening tip off, and Turner,...

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago January 23, 2013 County Commissioners gave the nod to the site plan for the Blue Mountain Station. Construction for the first building to be built on property owned by the Port of...

What's New at School?

DAYTON–The local National Honors Society (NHS) members will be reading to younger kids every school day of February in the Elementary Library from 7:50-8:10 a.m. The NHS members voted on doing this...

Quote of the Week

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” – Jimmy...

Fall Sports Awards presented

WAITSBURG–The 2022 Dayton-Waitsburg Fall Sports Awards were presented at a banquet January 9 at Waitsburg High School. Athletes from the DW Combine football, volleyball and cheer programs were...

Dayton-Waitsburg Cheerleaders keep student section cheering

The Dayton-Waitsburg Cheer Squad struck a pose for the Chronicle lens. From left: Sarah Shutters, Emma Hays, Mattilynn Carter, Ashley Essency, Cedar Stegall, Kaylie Wellesandt, Madison Kaehler and...

Wolfpack third in league heading into final weekend

DAYTON–After soaring ahead on unanswered transition baskets, the DW Wolfpack boys survived a couple come-back attempts and wrested a 54-42 non-league win away from the Pomeroy Pirates January 17....

OLYMPIA UPDATE

OLYMPIA–Rep. Mary Dye has introduced legislation that would create a new Washington State Commission on Boys and Men tasked to address the well-being of boys, male youth and men across the state....

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