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Commentary

As you may have already read, the House Democrats passed H.R. 1 with little opposition, paving the way for Senate approval, where, if passed, it will transfer election authority to the federal government, where there is no oversight. Just this...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Apr 7 No School – Spring Break Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Thurs, Apr 8 No School – Spring Break Senior Center Luncheon–403 E. Patit–Drive Thru–Donation–12-1 p.m. Library–12–7...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Mar 24 NO SCHOOL–K-12 Conferences–All Day Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–CLOSED Discovery Kids–Library–9 a.m. Library Grab & Go–11 a.m.–3 p.m. Special School Board Meeting– Via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Mar 10 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–CLOSED Discovery Kids–Library–9 a.m. Library Grab & Go–11 a.m.–3 p.m. Virtual Book Chat–Library–6 p.m. City Council Meeting–Contact Meagan Hayes–6-7:30 p.m. Thurs, Mar 11 Bluewood–2000...

 

At The Theater

DAYTON–The Liberty Theater March Magic Variety Show is back, in a different way, on March 26, 2021. This season’s one-and-a-half-hour variety show will be presented as a you tube video special. Those interested in participating can record a...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Feb 3 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Discovery Kids–Library–9 a.m. Library–open–509-382-4131 for details–11 a.m.–3 p.m. Senior Center Luncheon–403 E. Patit–Drive Thru–Donation–12-1 p.m. School Board...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Jan 27 Bluewood–2000 North Touchet Rd–open 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Discovery Kids–Library–9 a.m. Library–open–509-382-4131 for details–11 a.m.–3 p.m. Dayton Historic Preservation Commission Meeting–Contact Meagan Hayes–6 p.m. Thurs,...

 

Counties back to Phase 1

OLYMPIA–Governor Jay Inslee announced as of January 11, his “Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery” COVID-19 plan rallies every region in the state back to Phase 1. Washington has avoided overwhelming the health system by following safety...

 

The Club receives donation from HomeStreet Bank

DAYTON–The local HomeStreet Bank has donated $3,000 to The Club for operating expenses. Branch Manager Judi Pilcher presented a check to The Club Board of Directors President, Dan Butler. Pilcher...

 

Quilt of Valor presenters clarified

DAYTON–Two talented quilters, Debbie Bailey and Sylvia Demaris, crafted the quilts given to three local veterans recently. Bailey made the Quilts of Valor given to veterans John Eaton, Army, and Chet Powers, US Navy WWII. Demaris constructed the...

 

COMMENTARY

I was reading through the obituary of life-long Dayton citizen Nadine Warren and was thoroughly impressed with how involved she was during her life. She was a farm wife. She had a career. She went to Kinman Business University and was a secretary. Bu...

 

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,... Full story

 

Publication day changed for Election Edition

DAYTON–Next week, the November 5 edition of the Dayton Chronicle–Election 2020–will come out a day later than usual to allow Election Night information to be included in the issue dated November 5, 2020. Look for Election Week’s edition at... Full story

 

High-speed chase ends inside Columbia County line

POMEROY-Garfield County Undersheriff Calvin Dansereau became involved in a high-speed motorcycle pursuit with Paul Edward Hines, 51, of Richland, Wash., starting in Garfield County and ending in Colum...

 

Publication date changed this week

DAYTON–Twenty-twenty has been an experience the world has shared together, and will certainly be one to remember through all time. For the Baker family, we have experienced three immediate-family funerals within a three-month period, beginning...

 

Clarification

DAYTON–In the October 1, 2020 Dayton Chronicle “No new COVID-19 cases for three weeks” article it was reported that Coates Creek on the Wolf Fork Road will close. Please note Eaton announced there may be a danger of a road closure if the...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

DAYTON-This past week, the Associated Student Body (ASB) met to vote in their class officers. These officers will be in charge of leading class meetings, making decisions regarding the class responsibilities, fundraising, and being the...

 

Commentary

After viewing “social dilemma,” a Netflix documentary, I was enlightened to what is taking place in the social-media platforms and how they are influencing–even manipulating–our very ideas and courses of action. A few early Silicon Valley...

 

Free flu shot clinic

DAYTON–The Columbia County Health System will sponsor a free flu clinic in Waitsburg on September 30 at 4–6 p.m. behind the Waitsburg Clinic and here on two dates: September 24 at 12–1 p.m. at...

 

Commentary

The disturbing thing about current affairs is that We, the People, see what is happening, but we feel helpless doing anything about it. What we’re up against is a huge political engine, a collective bunch of politicians and powerful people with...

 

Second Annual Gene Crothers Memorial Golf Tournament

DAYTON–The 2nd Annual Gene Crothers Memorial Golf Tournament opens with a "Shotgun" start on Saturday, July 11 at 9 a.m. To dedicate the new sign in memory of Gene Crothers, a ceremony is planned...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 9, 2020

Walla Walla County Commissioners won't tolerate defaced public property

WALLA WALLA–The statue of Christopher Columbus, which resides on the lawn in front of the Walla Walla County Courthouse, was vandalized with spray paint late in the evening of June 30 or early in...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    July 9, 2020

Drowned Kayaker found

GARFIELD COUNTY–An apparent drowning victim was discovered in the Snake River near 21 Wawawai Grade Road on July 3, 2020. The Garfield County Sheriff’s Office was informed Whitman County deployed their marine unit to recover the body. In...

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 25, 2020

Interlocal agreement between City and County in question

DAYTON–While details of an interlocal agreement (ILA) are being discussed, Columbia County will discontinue providing non-contracted services to the City of Dayton in Law Enforcement, Emergency Management and Dispatch, effective July 1, 2020....

 
 By Charlotte Baker    News    June 25, 2020

Free Shredding Day

DAYTON–In conjunction with the local Kiwanis club, HomeStreet Bank is sponsoring a free document shredding day in the parking area at 427 E. Main Street on June 27 at 10 a.m.-2 p.m. To avoid identity theft risks, the shredding event facilitates...

 

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