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 By Loyal Baker    News    May 6, 2021

Main Street Marketplace Grand Opening and ribbon-cutting Friday

DAYTON–A new business–stepping into a void created by a longstanding but now defunct establishment–will celebrate taking its place on Our Fair City's Main Street with a ceremony and day-long...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 6, 2021

Dr. Lewis Neace appointed County Health Officer

DAYTON–The Columbia County Board of Health met with the Columbia County Commissioners (BOCC) May 3, to officially appoint Dr. Lewis Neace, DO as local Health Officer for three years. This was an...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Community    May 6, 2021

Eagles Aerie roof project progressing

DAYTON–Twenty-twentyone will be the year the Dayton Eagles will long remember as they work diligently on replacing the roof of their aerie in downtown Dayton. Thankfully, it has rained very little...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Community    May 6, 2021

Kiwanis Club seeking new members

DAYTON–Like Uncle Sam wanting "you" for the Army, the Dayton Kiwanis is wanting "you," too, to be part of its community service here. The month of May is the Kiwanis International organization's mem...

 

Quote of the Week

“Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.” – Plato... Full story

 
 By Baxter Black    Opinion    May 6, 2021

On the Edge of Common Sense

For those of you who forgot how easy it was to get started in farming let me tell you about my friend Con. Many years ago, he bought a farm in the wilds of Minnesota. The feller that sold him the...

 

OPINION

By Elizabeth Hovde State spin about Washington’s long-term care law is churning. Today, the state announced the “Long-Term Services and Supports Trust program now has an official name–the WA Cares Fund!” While “Long-Term Services and Suppor...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, In an idyllic world, building a paved trail that connects the towns of Dayton and Waitsburg is a lofty idea. And if the current state of our world were such that people showed respect and concern for the safety of others, then The...

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Inslee announces two-week pause on phases

OLYMPIA–Governor Jay Inslee provided an update on the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic during a press conference May 4, 2021, announcing a two-week pause on movement in the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery reopening plan....

 
 News    May 6, 2021

Does COVID-19 vaccination impact blood donation eligibility?

DAYTON–A blood donation opportunity for this area is planned on May 12 at 11 a.m.–3 p.m., at the local High School, 614 S. 3rd St. This spring as COVID-19 vaccines become more available and people resume some of their favorite activities, the...

 

HOSPITAL CORNER

Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession and helps people living with a disability or recovering from injury regain their independence and achieve whatever it is that is important to them....

 

SCHOOL MENU

BREAKFAST Wed, May 5: Waffles, Sausage Patty, Fruit, Milk Thur, May 6: Cheddar Omelet, Toast, Fruit, Milk Fri, May 7: Cereal, Fruit, Milk Mon, May 10: Breakfast Stick, Fruit, Milk Tue, May 11: Bagel,...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, May 5 Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–11 a.m.–4 p.m. School Board Work Session–High School Library–6 p.m. Thurs, May 6 Senior Center Luncheon–403 E. Patit–Drive Thru–Donation–12-1 p.m. Library–12–7 p.m. Historic Dep...

 

What's New at School?

DAYTON–One of the biggest summer activities for kids here is their 4-H and FFA projects. Those who raise livestock projects spend a lot of their vacation caring for their animals, and preparing for...

 

PASTOR'S CORNER

The Bible teaches that the Lord supplies food to the birds, even though they don't sow seed or take part in any kind of harvest. He watches out for them. Jesus said that a sparrow doesn't fall to the...

 

At The Theater

Six Minutes to Midnight is a film set in a boarding school for German girls (which actually existed on the English coast). In the summer of 1939, influential families in Nazi Germany have sent their...

 

Death Notice

Samuel Norman Marchington, age 81 years, died at his home in Starbuck on April 25, 2021. Arrangements are under the care of Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home, 111 S. 2nd, Dayton....

 

ANNIVERSARY

DAYTON–Del and Adena Avery were married May 8, 1971 on Mother's Day. It was to be an easy day to remember because it was Mother's Day that year. "We were married on Mother's Day of 1971, thinking...

 

Students of the Month

DAYTON–Congratulations to the following Middle School Students of the Month for March, left to right, Dillon Lewis, eighth grade; Grace Mason, seventh grade; and Byron Collier, sixth grade. Middle...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Opinion    May 6, 2021

Dayton Chronicle cartoonist on Newsmax

Chris Salcedo interviewed A.F. Branco on the national conservative network, Newsmax, discussing the Biden Address, LeBron James, the Rudy Giuliani raid and Wokeness. Branco's political satire...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    May 6, 2021

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago May 4, 2011 Seventeen Dayton Elementary School students in grades 4 and 5 participated in the 2011 Blue Mountain Speech Competition at the Liberty Theater. Tanya and Mike Breaux chaired the program, various 4-H groups provided...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 6, 2021

DW golfers show well at championships

CLE ELUM, WASH.–Three Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack golfers competed in the five-way season finale here Tuesday, April 27, with three Wolfpack golfers finishing in the top ten. Dayton-Waitsburg golfer...

 

Fast-Pitch Senior Day

Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack fast-pitch softball pitcher Sadie Seney was honored by her family in a Senior Day recognition ceremony prior to the final home game on the local softball diamond. Seney was...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 6, 2021

Wolfpack Softball splits final twinbill

DAYTON–TriCities Prep came to town and went away knowing they'd played softball as the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack fell short in a seventh-inning rally in the first game 8-7, but took a convincing...

 

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