Dayton Schools halts in-person classes; will re-evaluate plans Saturday

DAYTON–An emergency School Board meeting was held Monday evening, November 23, to determine classroom protocols in response to a local outbreak of COVID cases. The school district made a decision...

Port turned down for broadband grant funds

DAYTON–The Broadband Project did not receive the grant from the Public Works Board with funds needed to move forward, reported Port of Columbia Executive Director Jennie Dickinson at the November...

"Believe" Lighted Christmas Cruise Friday

DAYTON–Adapted for the coronavirus, the community's Christmas celebration, "BELIEVE," gets underway this Friday, November 27, with a Lighted Christmas Cruise. All are invited to spiff up their...

Still crunching budget numbers

DAYTON–The Board of County Commissioners have been meeting with the various department heads over the past month to review of proposed budget requests for 2021 in anticipation of County Auditor...

OBITUARY

Steve Stahl April 25, 1954–November 15, 2020 It is with great sadness that I share the passing of Steve Stahl. Steve and I have shared our lives for over 38 years. Steve is survived by husband...

Area vets presented Quilts of Valor

DAYTON–In celebration of the service, sacrifice and excellence of three local soldiers: John Eaton–U. S. Army; Charles Duane Lowe–U. S. Airforce, Vietnam; and Chet Powers–U. S. Navy, WWII,...

OBITUARY

Donald Powers February 5, 1936–November 10, 2020 Donald Powers, fondly known as 'Pete', went to his Eternal Home November 10, 2020. The sixth of seven children, he was born February 5, 1936, to Harry and Abbie (Tate) Powers in Dayton, Wash. After...

OBITUARY

Judilyn Marie Jones November 14, 1944–November 18, 2020 Judilyn Marie Jones, age 76, of 818 S. 5th St., Dayton, Wash. died November 18, 2020. Judilyn was born to George and Ethel (Hudson) Bailey in...

What's New at School?

DAYTON–The Associated Student Body (ASB) has constantly been coming up with new ideas, and plans this year, always working at something new. Last week, the group was finally able to pursue a...

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago November 24, 2010 The Christmas Kickoff in Dayton as “The Town That Still Believes” will be held Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving with the fun beginning Friday when businesses unlock their doors. The 32nd annual Dayton...

HOSPITAL CORNER

American Cleaning Institute (ACI) and “The Germ Guy” Jason Tetro, offer tips on keeping clean, healthy and safe: Washing with soap and water and regular cleaning, disinfecting and laundering routines should be “front and center,” says ACI....

Quote of the Week

“I think one’s feelings waste themselves in words; they ought all to be distilled into actions which bring results.” – Florence...

OBITUARY

Mary Ellen Davie October 16, 1928–November 3, 2020 Mary Ellen Davie passed away at Brookdale Meadows Springs in Richland, Wash. on November 3, 2020. Mary moved to Dayton, Wash, in 1965. While in Dayton, Mary was the President of Eagles #2618, and...

Library News

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” – Henry Van Dyke By Kristie Korslund It’s the season for Thanksgiving....

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On the Edge of Common Sense

How do you explain Thanksgiving to a 3 year old? “A long time ago...” “Yesterday?” “No, more than yesterday. A bunch of people came in a big boat...” “Pirates?” “No, good guys and...

Commentary

Here we are with the holidays just around the corner, and one with long tradition in our country, Thanksgiving. In addition to the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and pumpkin pie, we’ve always had an affinity to the holiday, for...

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