AAUW Candidate Forum set for Oct. 5

DAYTON–The American Association of University Women will hold a Candidates Forum at the Liberty Theater on Wednesday, Oct. 5 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. The public is advised to arrive at 6:30 p.m. in the...

Tanker rolls over on Willow Creek Grade

A Helicopter Transport Services, Inc. of Aurora, Ore., semi-tractor tanker left Highway 12 on its way up Willow Creek Grade, coming to rest with the trailer on its side. Driver Harold E. Hinkley, 80,...

Driver injured in t-bone crash

The Indiana driver of this 2014 Ram van was transported to Dayton General Hospital with injuries after the vehicle was struck by a west-bound box truck last Monday afternoon. Stuart A. Sipahigil, 63,...

Public asked to help with pool concepts

DAYTON–Would you pay $100 a year to have a swimming pool in Dayton? That’s what community-involved citizens who are promoting formation of a taxing district to fund a swimming pool and other recreation facilities in Dayton and Columbia County...

Homecoming Week highlighted to Dayton School Board

DAYTON–The School Board meeting on September 24 coincided with Homecoming Week as reported by ASB representative and high school junior Grace Trump. Superintendent Rich Stewart announced during...

Mass Casualty Drill conducted

The Columbia County Sheriff's Department, Columbia County Health System, Fire District No. 3 and other agencies conducted a mass-casualty drill last Friday, beginning with a simulation of an active...

Dayton School District Key Communicators group meets

DAYTON-The Dayton School District Interim Superintendent Rich Stewart held the first of what will be monthly meetings called Key Communicators on September 16 with the help of Administrative...

Trooper in stable condition

Washington State Patrol Chief John R. Batiste said in a recent news release regarding the shooting of Trooper Dean Atkinson in Walla Walla Thursday, September 22, that the officer had been evening....

Dayton Ranchero owner gathers in Spokane

Del and Adena Avery of Dayton attended the Northwest Ranchero Enthusiasts Roundup where their Ranchero was one of 32 Rancheros attending, including three from Canada. The Ranchero car show took...

Double Creek, Sturgill, Nebo, Goat Mountain Two Fires

PENDLETON–Fire officials reported that Tuesday, September 26 will be hot and dry with conditions similar to mid-August as opposed to late September. High fuel moisture and lack of wind will prevent any large fire growth. Instead, any active fire...

Obituary

Carmelia Ann Thompson May 26, 1942–September 6, 2022 Carmelia "Carmi" Ann Thompson, 80, died on September 6, 2022, in Everett, Wash., after a long and difficult illness. While we know mom did not...

Obituary

Joanna Roberta Tate April 8, 1935-Sept. 24, 2022 In Loving Memory, Dayton resident Joanna Roberta Tate, 87, died Sept. 24, 2022, at Booker Rest Home, surrounded by her loving family. Joanna was born...

'The Greatest Journey'

DAYTON–The Greatest Journey 12-week Christmas Shoebox series is offered to school aged children at the Redeemer Lutheran Church each Tuesday, September 20–December 6 at 3:15-4:30 p.m. The Franklin Graham’s 12-week Christmas Shoebox curriculum...

Pastor's Corner

The challenges of our day may appear to be overwhelming. We may be keenly aware of our insufficiencies, weaknesses, and vulnerabilities. Yet when we put our trust in the Lord we are promised strength...

SCHOOL LUNCH MENU

BREAKFAST Wed, Sep 28: Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk Thur, Sep 29: Omelet, Toast, Fruit, Juice, Milk Fri, Sep 30: Cereal Fruit, Juice, Milk Mon, Oct 3: French Toast, Fruit, Juice, Milk Tue, Oct 4:...

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago September 26, 2012 Columbia County Commissioners accepted the nine projects for the Umatilla National Forest selected by the Southeast Washington Resource Advisory Committee, totaling $39,400, to take place in 2013. They include...

At The Theater

In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side. When Superman and the rest of...

Quote of the Week

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” – Dr....

Wolfpack offense racks up points in 53-8 victory over WS Cougars

WAITSBURG–A thrilling goal-line stand in the second quarter with the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack leading 16-0 broke the White Swan Cougars' spirit and the local team went on to celebrate a 53-8...

Homecoming Court at Halftime

An enthusiastic crowd attending the 2022 Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack Homecoming game applauded the homecoming courts for the respective high schools during a half-time ceremony. Logan Potter and...

Lady Wolfpack drops a pair

DAYTON–The Lady Wolfpack Volleyball team are now 1-4 in EWAC league play after sustaining a loss to the Columbia-Burbank Lady Coyotes on their Homecoming court last week, in four sets. DW hosted...

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Equal Justice. Now our past judge is being sentenced for his crime. The State tried to increase his sentence, but they failed. Everyone else gets five years alone for having a gun in the room. We are sure he had one in the room or on...

COMMENTARY

DAYTON–One of my best friends I met for the first time at the swimming pool. I was five and so was he. We sized each other up, decided we’d be friends, and we are to this day some sixty years later. We would swim until the chlorine turned our...

A. F. Branco

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