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Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Sep 28 Discovery Kids–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Blue Mountain Station–10 a.m.–6 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–222 E. Commercial Ave.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Library–111 S. 3rd St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m....

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Sep 21 Discovery Kids–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Blue Mountain Station–10 a.m.–6 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–222 E. Commercial Ave.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Library–111 S. 3rd St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m....

 

Swimming pool forum planned

DAYTON–The Friends of the Pool are sponsoring a community forum at the Elementary Multi-purpose room on Wednesday, September 28 at 6-7:30 p.m. Topics will include an overview of the Metropolitan Park District proposition that will appear on the...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Sep 14 Discovery Kids–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Blue Mountain Station–10 a.m.–6 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–222 E. Commercial Ave.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Library–111 S. 3rd St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m....

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Sep 7 Discovery Kids–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Blue Mountain Station–10 a.m.–6 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–222 E. Commercial Ave.–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Library–111 S. 3rd St.–10 a.m.–5 p.m....

 

Christian Women's "The Honeycomb"

WAITSBURG–The Christian Women’s Connection and Stonecroft Ministries presents “The Honeycomb” by speaker Teresa Havold at a luncheon held at the Waitsburg Town Hall, 121 Main St., on September 14 at 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The Christian...

 

Pre-Fair Horse Show this weekend

DAYTON–The Pre-Fair Horse Show is scheduled at the Columbia County Fairgrounds indoor and outdoor arenas Saturday and Sunday, August 27-28, starting at 9 a.m. Over the past few years, the fair...

 

A breezy Swim the Snake

LYONS FERRY–Sixteen Washington and Idaho participates took the challenge of the 9th Annual Swim the Snake fund raiser on Saturday, August 13. The swimmers crossed the river starting at the park...

 

Correction CFO Matt Minor did not resign from Hospital District

DAYTON–In the front-page news article in the August 4, 2022, edition of the Dayton Chronicle, “CFO submits resignation to Hospital Commission,” it stated “Chief Financial Officer Matt Minor has given notice to go work for the ‘private...

 

National Night Out Aug. 2

DAYTON–The Annual National Night Out-Police Community Partnerships, sponsored by the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office, celebrates 14 years here at the City Park on Tuesday, August 2 at 5-8 p.m. National Night Out (NNO), this year, will feature...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 2, 2022

Community invited to take pool survey

DAYTON–The Friends of the Dayton Community Pool organization is asking the public to answer a few questions concerning a community pool through a survey active now through June 10. The QR Code can...

 

See you at the 2022 Dayton Days Rodeo!

DAYTON–Two performances of buckin', snortin' hide and hair are in store at the 2022 Dayton Days-Columbia County Fair Jackpot Rodeo, this Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. The first night kicks off...

 

Dayton Days Rodeo around the corner Memorial Day Weekend

DAYTON–Hitch up the buckboard, pardner, and giddy up into town for the 2022 Dayton Days-Columbia County Fair Jackpot Rodeo, Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. Two days of exciting rodeo action are...

 

Commentary

DAYTON–Why is someone with a certain political ideology pegged as an enemy if they are presumed to have a different opinion? Why are we unable to express different points of view without nails, claws, snaggle-toothed, seething temperaments...

 

Editor's Note

DAYTON–Since early 2020, our community of Dayton and Columbia County–and the world for that matter–have been coping with a health challenge that many have never before experienced. During this time, many of the local medical and health...

 

Gov. Inslee lessens mandate requirements

WASHINGTON–Indoor mask mandates will end February 18, 2022, Gov. Jay Inslee stated in a press release February 9, 2022. He acknowledged the viral condition of COVID-19 has changed, leading the State into a transition period. In addition, there is...

 

Free food distribution today

DAYTON–The Second Harvest mobile market free food distribution is scheduled at the HomeStreet Bank parking lot on Thursday, February 10 at 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Distribucion gratutita de alimentos el jueves 10, febrero a las 11 a.m.–1 p.m.,...

 

CGI makes donation to local food bank

DAYTON–The Manager of Columbia Grain International (CGI) at the Central Ferry grain terminal, Ted Lowe, presented an undisclosed monetary donation to Judi Pilcher for the Dayton Food Bank, in...

 

New wolf activity in Columbia County

DAYTON–New wolf activity in Columbia County is being reported between the Touchet and Tucannon packs to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), finding one, and a probable...

 

Missing teen safe; suspect apprehended in Spokane Valley

SPOKANE VALLEY–The subject of an Amber Alert issued last Monday and the individual suspected in the disappearance of the 15-year-old female from Lewiston, Idaho, is in custody here Tuesday evening.... Full story

 

It's a hit! The big one!

DAYTON–The wife of an area hunter was selected for a prize bull elk tag; a chance to hunt the big one; something that is more unlikely than winning it big on the slot machines in Vegas. But it...

 

Riding skill and creativity equal top awards

DAYTON–The Milton-Freewater Pioneer Posse Summer Series and Mini Series rodeo took place recently naming area young riders as top recipients. There are approximately 120 participants for the Summer...

 

"Fall Back" Sunday

Next Sunday we will "fall back" to Standard time, add an extra hour of slumber for most and lose the advantage of a bit more light during winter afternoons. Daylight Saving Time, which has been a part of American life since the days of Benjamin...

 

COVID rearing its ugly head

DAYTON–Columbia County is experiencing an exaggerated number of COVID cases (35) locally and is considered a community spread right now, but they are not linked together. Columbia County Public...

 

COMMENTARY

This editorial has been prompted by a letter to the editor recently submitted expressing gratitude for the efforts of some in trying to protect the community from a devastating fire here as well as around the country, a fire that has burned people...

 

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