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 By Kaye Eaton    Community    May 5, 2022

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Ten Years Ago May 2, 2012 Future Business Leaders of America head for San Antonio, Texas. Dayton high school freshman, Caitlyn Robins placed in the three competitive events during the Washington State Future Business Leaders of America state conferen...

 

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Ten Years Ago December 21, 2011 “Dayton’s Food Bank appreciates community generosity all year and is very supportive,” expressed Aleta Shockley, a driving force behind Dayton’s Food Bank. Currently, the food bank is serving approximately 160...

 

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Ten Years Ago December 14, 2011 Ground breaking for the new motel construction is estimated for May 1, 2012. Owners Derek and Michelle Duke, the principals in the planning of a major chain motel, are moving forward with plans for a 50-room facility...

 

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Ten Years Ago December 7, 2011 After the conclusion of the Port of Columbia board meeting on December 14, Port Commissioner Lawrence Turner will be stepping down after 25 years of service. Twenty-Five Years Ago December 4, 1996 The Dayton School...

 

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Ten Years Ago November 30, 2011 Local veterinarians Drs. Kennie and Chuck Reeves of Dayton Veterinary Clinic have been member of the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association for 38 years. This year, the organization is celebrating 100 years...

 

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Ten Years Ago November 23, 2011 The weekend event after Thanksgiving Day is celebrated as the Dayton’s “Christmas Kick Off,” with a wide, colorful schedule of events for both young and old, including the traditional Main Street Lighted Parade...

 

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Ten Years Ago November 16, 2011 The twenty-fifth annual Turkey Bingo, slated for Saturday November 19th, is the annual Kiwanis fund-raising event. The event offers loads of fun, food and the stage in the Dayton Elementary Multi-purpose room will be l...

 

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Ten Years Ago October, 2011 The manager of Dayton Wine Works announced this week that the popular Dayton Wine Works, known for its focus on local music and Washington wine, will expand downtown at 232 E. Main. Twenty-Five Years Ago October 28, 1996...

 

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Ten Years Ago October 19, 2011 The 4-H clubs Barnyard, Saddles & Spurs, and Rocking D Riders, the leaders, parents and volunteers are working hard to provide a Halloween Haunted Maze at the Columbia County Fairgrounds. The event is a community...

 

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Ten Years Ago October 9, 2011 For “The Town that Still Believes” Christmas Kick Off there will again be the lighted parade on Friday November 25. The Dayton Shopping Spree starts soon, with entry form available throughout downtown merchants. Dayt...

 

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Ten Years Ago October 5, 2011 Leadership, teamwork, support of athletic teams as well as the pursuit of skills of excellence and safety are the core principles of the National Cheerleading Association and it is what new Dayton High School cheer...

 

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Ten Years Ago September 28, 2011 Chuck Amerein, who opened Hammerdown Fitness on Cameron Street in the Port of Columbia building formerly occupied by Columbia County Transportation, believes fitness is a sport in itself. Twenty-Five Years Ago...

 

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Ten Years Ago September 21, 2011 Jaron Button, 2011 Dayton High School graduate, after completing recruit training in San Diego, was awarded top meritorious award in his platoon and was offered to continue training to become a Security Specialist...

 

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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...

 

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Ten Years Ago August 31, 2011 Port of Columbia upgrades Lyons Ferry Marina with pump-out station. A new pump out station at Lyons Ferry Marina is planned to be installed by Labor Day Weekend, announced Port Manager Jennie Dickinson at the August...

 

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Ten Years Ago An ancestor of Kevin Carson, author of “THE LONG JOURNEY OF NEZ PERCE,” a battle history from Cottonwood to Bear Paw, fought in the Nez Perce War. Late Thursday evening, Robby McEloy suffered a gunshot wound to his head, he was...

 

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Ten Years Ago August 10, 2011 Heath Barnes is now the grain sales coordinator for the local Grain Growers Co-op having recently been hired to replace Ted Lowe. Heath has twelve years’ related experience in the wheat industry and several years ago h...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    August 5, 2021

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Ten Years Ago August 3, 2011 Michaela Nordheim of Waitsburg excels at designing the pattern and making the garment. While participating at the 2010 4-H State Fair in Puyallup last September, Nordheim was approached by the coordinator of the ProAM...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    July 22, 2021

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Ten Years Ago July 20, 2011 Ladybug Ice Cream delivers old time nostalgia to Hot Summer Days! Shirley and Howard Hunter recently taken on the new summer time project with their recently acquired vehicle which originally was a 1972 postal truck, turni...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    July 15, 2021

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Ten Years Ago July 13, 2011 These two Parade Marshal “Call Girls” are a pair to listen to. At the head of the alumni parade are two local ladies who drive the Alumni Association that coordinates the All-Class Reunion, Barbara (Leighty) Hanger and...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    July 8, 2021

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Ten Years Ago July 6, 2011 Health System is first in state to qualify for meaningful use. It started with the Columbia County Health System’s vision statement of “We strive to be a leader in rural healthcare and your partner for optimal...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    July 1, 2021

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Ten Years Ago June 29, 2011 The infrastructure’s in and the marketing continues. The Port of Columbia’s Blue Mountain Station project received another boost when it was awarded a Challenge Grant of $45,000 by Pacific Power for marketing the...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    June 24, 2021

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Ten Years Ago June 22, 2011 Ken Graham and Cara Breland presented the final plans for the Dayton Kiwanis Playground, on behalf of the committee from the Dayton Development Task Force at the June 13 meeting of the Dayton City Council. The ML Express...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    June 17, 2021

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Ten Years Ago June 15, 2011 Releasing “Hera the Hawk” was a bittersweet good-bye. Dayton resident and apprentice falconer Anne Dowdy will be returning Hera, a Red-tailed hawk, back into the wild. The hawk was hit by a semi-truck outside of Pendle...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    June 3, 2021

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Ten Years Ago June 1, 2011 Dayton Days, Inc. met May 24 to decide the fate of the 2011 Dayton Days due to the equine herpes virus (EHV-I) outbreak. According to officials, it was decided at the meeting to cancel all rodeo events scheduled for the...

 

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