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Commissioner Rundell: "The need for a vaccine of any kind should be self-evident"

DAYTON-The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Public Hearing addressed many other concerns after fireworks ordinance that failed during the special meeting on September 7. About 15 people attended...

Fatal accident east of Waitsburg

WAITSBURG–A Burley, Id., man died in a one-vehicle accident five miles south of here September 11. Brandon J. Hoard, 25, was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident. According to the Washington State Patrol, Hoard’s 1993 Ford pickup...

Columbia County Fair

Six-year-old Parker Rossi kept his eyes on the prize while competing in the Mutton Bustin’ portion of the Columbia County Fair Rodeo last weekend. The Dayton Mutton Buster is the son of Jaimee and...

Brown appointed to Port Chairmanship

DAYTON–The Port of Columbia Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Commissioner Shawn Brown as Chairman, then discussed plans to advertise the vacancy for District No. 3. Commissioner Sean...

Dayton Misses reign with reins at 111th Pendleton Round Up

PENDLETON–As the 2021 Pendleton Round Up gets underway this week, its mounted royalty–Queen Josilyn Fullerton and Princesses Kaleigh White, Kayla Fossek, Lyla Lindquist and Lauren Makin–are...

OBITUARY

William Duane Brown May 26, 1936–August 11, 2021 William (Bill) Duane Brown, 85, of Dayton, Wash. passed away peacefully surrounded by family August 11, 2021, after a lengthy battle with...

OBITUARY

Marion Anderson Pratt It is with great sadness to share the passing of Marion Anderson Pratt, August 17 after a sudden cardiac event at age 72. Born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1949, to Charles A....

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago September 14, 2011 Two Dayton teens, Carter Currin and James Costello, spent three weeks this summer volunteering at a Young Life Camp in Oregon at Young Life’s Washington Family Ranch located in Antelope, Ore. The ranch opened in...

OBITUARY

Lois Ruth Janes July 10, 1932–September 10, 2021 Lois Ruth Janes, age 89, of Dayton, Wash., died peacefully at her home on September 10, 2021. Ruth was born on July 10, 1932 in Dayton. Her parents...

At The Theater

"Respect" is an Aretha Franklin biopic, starring Jennifer Hudson. It Follows the rise of Aretha's career from a child singing in her father's church's choir to her international superstardom....

OBITUARY

Donald Ray Laughery June 27, 1944–September 4, 2021 Donald was born to Orley and Margaret Wernecke Laughery in San Diego, California on June 27, 1944. After completing his military service, Orley moved his family back to his hometown of Dayton,...

Quote of the Week

“It is easy to sit up and take notice. What is difficult is getting up and taking action.” – Honore de... Full story

SCHOOL MENU

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On the Edge of Common Sense

When you take a seat in the waiting room of a veterinary clinic, a feedlot office or an animal health store, you occasionally notice a body sitting there who looks out of place. They are often...

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