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Crothers is Citizen of Year

DAYTON–The Chamber of Commerce named Bette Lou Crothers "Citizen of the Year" at its annual Community Choice Awards Banquet last week, which recognizes individuals and firms in the community for...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    April 28, 2022

Supt. Guy Strot resigns; Headed to Wishram School District

DAYTON–Superintendent Guy Strot has submitted his resignation to directors of the Dayton School District, the Dayton Chronicle has been informed. Strot has been hired to serve as superintendent and...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    April 28, 2022

BOCC approves $90,000 for broadband project

DAYTON-The Board of County Commissioners met for a brief work session on April 25 before they went into an executive session to discuss personnel with Superior Court. They approved a contract with...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    April 28, 2022

Marchand Hovrud resigns from City Council

DAYTON–Councilwoman Marchand Hovrud has resigned her Position No. 5 seat on the City Council due to moving to another state, the Dayton Chronicle has learned. Hovrud submitted a letter of resignation to Mayor Zac Weatherford on Wednesday, April...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    April 28, 2022

No COVID shot required for school entry

DAYTON-The School board was informed of the new COVID requirements for school entry; heard discussion on sex ed; advised of budget overage; and a $30,000 grant award were presented at the meeting Apri...

 

Quote of the Week

“Instant gratification takes too long.” – Carrie Fisher...

 

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...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, At the April 12 meeting of the Dayton City Council, the Council members voted against purchasing the property that would have allowed the City to move forward with bringing the wastewater treatment into compliance with Washington...

 

ENGAGED

DAYTON–Savonnah Henderson and Andrew Fouts announce their engagement of marriage. Savonnah, of Dayton, Wash., is the daughter of Steve and Carolyn Henderson of Dayton and is the framer for the Wenaha Gallery. Andrew, is the son of Marc and Neena...

 

SCHOOL LUNCH MENU

BREAKFAST Wed. Apr 27: Breakfast Stick, Fruit, Juice, and Milk. Thurs, Apr 28: Cheddar Omelet, Fruit, Juice, and Milk. Fri, Apr 29: Bagel, Cheese Stick, Fruit, Juice, and Milk. LUNCH Wed, Apr 27: Popcorn Chicken, Rice, Veggies, Fruit, Fortune...

 

Pastor's Corner

One of our Dayton people was known for singing praises to the Lord not only at church but while working, driving through town with his window open, on the lawn mower, and at all kinds of times and places. His enthusiasm was so full and his voice was...

 

At The Theater

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is the newest adventure in the Wizarding World™ created by J.K. Rowling. Professor Albus Dumbledore (Jude Law) knows the powerful Dark wizard Gellert...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Apr 27 Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Discovery Kids–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Historic Depot–11 a.m.–4 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–11 a.m.–4 p.m. Thur, Apr 28 Historic Depot–11 a.m.–4 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–11...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    April 28, 2022

Pavilion bathrooms stalled

DAYTON–County Engineer Jeremy Weiland updated the Columbia County Commissions about the lack of progress on the fairgrounds pavilion bathrooms at the recent meeting April 18. In addition, a public...

 

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago April 25, 2012 The Columbia County Transportation system took possession of a bus equipped with wheel chair access last week. The Vehicle Production Group, VPG, Hadi-van is American made with the coach built in the Hummer plant,...

 

Obituary

Donald Dean Brown December 12, 1930–March 25, 2022 The world lost a sweet and gentle man on March 25, when Don Brown, 91, of Dayton went to his eternal rest. Don was born to Ted Brown and Doris...

 

Death Notice

Leah Harris Long-time Dayton resident Leah Jane Harris, 93, of Walla Walla, died April 9, 2022 at Parkview Memory Care. Herring Groseclose Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    April 28, 2022

Wolfpack battles Panthers

WAITSBURG–After the River View Jayvees broke a 4-4 tie with five runs in the fourth and fifth innings, and going on to a 14-4 win in five innings, the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack rebounded to go seven...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    April 28, 2022

Golf season closing in on District

OTHELLO–Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack golfers Theo Anderson and Garrett Palmer exemplify the improvement being shown among golf team members as they shot personal bests at a league match here April 21....

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    April 28, 2022

Wolfpack track team sets PRs at league meet

BURBANK–Mother Nature dealt nine high school track and field teams a bad hand here April 20, but some events were finished before the meet was called on account of weather. Wolfpack high jumper...

 

Local Kiwanians attend Walla Walla Kiwanis 100 Year Anniversary event

Members of the Dayton Kiwanis Club, which will mark its 100th year serving Dayton and Columbia County this year, attended the 100th Anniversary banquet put on by the Walla Walla Kiwanis Club earlier...

 

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