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Where? What? It's hidden in plain sight

DAYTON– If it’s hidden in plain sight, can you find it? The public is invited to a free presentation on the current trends in youth substance abuse, drug paraphernalia, concealment of illicit drugs and alcohol, and how drug paraphernalia might...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 12, 2022

Loss of DHS student prompts serious discussion

DAYTON– The Dayton School District and the community experienced the tragic loss of the one of its high school youths to suicide last week, school directors discussed during the May 9 work session....

 

Local burger drive-in closed following owner's death

DAYTON–Ray's Drive In, the long-time popular breakfast and lunch eatery on West Main Street, has been closed and is up for sale after owner David Reniff recently died. Reniff, 73, died suddenly at his home on March 25. His daughter and son, Kitsy...

 

Warren family awards $59,250 in grants to local nonprofits

WALLA WALLA–The Warren Community Action Fund has approved 15 grants to support local nonprofits providing services in Walla Walla and Columbia Counties. This is the sixth year of grant awards through the Warren Fund, with more than $353,153...

 

The 2022 Dayton High School Junior/Senior Prom Court

The 2022 Dayton High School Junior/Senior Prom Court, which held its formal dance in conjunction with Waitsburg High School last Saturday, included, back row, left to right: Mikel Vance, Max Schmidt,...

 

Quote of the Week

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?” – Milton Berle... Full story

 

Grant Awards for Dayton and Columbia County announced

DAYTON–The Dayton/Columbia County Washington Fund announces 2022 grant awards totaling $44,000 to support 13 local nonprofit organizations serving Dayton and Columbia County. Grants were awarded for the following programs: • Blue Mountain Counsel...

 
 By Todd Myers    Opinion    May 12, 2022

Governor Inslee's flight to Scotland could have eliminated a year of CO2 for his entire staff

For just the cost of flying himself and his wife to Scotland in business class, Governor Inslee could have eliminated the CO2 emissions from his entire staff for more than one year. If you include...

 

Police Log

05/02/2022 12:52 pm-Main St, Welfare Check 2:00 pm-Richmond, Child Abuse 8:31 pm-Courthouse, Warrant Confirmation 10:16 pm-Motel Pine St, Animal Call 11:14 pm-Classy Chassy Car Wash, Malicious Mischief 11:22 p.m.,100 Blk S Pine St, Traffic Call...

 

Letters to the Editor

To the editor, Sometime during the night of Sept. 22, 2021, my Honda 420 Rancher ATV was stolen from my livestock facility on the Kellogg. All leads at the time went cold. On May 7, 2022, that item was recovered and is now impounded in a local...

 

Pastor's Corner

Last Sunday was Mother’s Day. As we appreciate our moms, we are aware that the example of a mother reaches deeply into the hearts of her children. A road sign I drove by proclaimed in large letters, “The joy of the Lord is your strength.” As I...

 

SCHOOL LUNCH MENU

BREAKFAST Wed, May 11: Cheddar Omelet, Toast, Fruit, Juice, Milk Thur, May 12: Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk Fri, May 13: Cinnamon Roll, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit, Juice, Milk Mon, May 16: Bagels, Cream...

 

Senior Round Table

Thurs, May 12: Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Pickled Beets, Salad, Wheat Bread, Milk, Juice Tues, May 19: Chicken Dumplings, Capri Veggies, Broccoli Salad, Roll, Fruit Cocktail, Milk Thur, May 24: Hotdog, Mac Salad, 3 Bean Salad, Pies,...

 

At The Theater

The Bad Guys. After a lifetime of pulling legendary heists, five notorious bad guys–Mr. Wolf, Mr. Snake, Mr. Piranha, Mr. Shark, and Ms. Tarantula--attempt their most challenging job yet...going well. Nobody has ever failed so hard at trying to be...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, May 11 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, May 12 Historic Depot–11 a.m.–4 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–11...

 

The Dayton-Waitsburg Junior/Senior Prom

The Dayton-Waitsburg Junior/Senior Prom was May 7 at Preston Hall in Waitsburg, and the 2022 King and Queen are Dylan Bledsoe and Trista Villaro. The pair were named and presented to reign over the...

 

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago May 6, 2012 Word has been received that the Dukes Resort LLC Best Western will officially break ground on Saturday, June 16 at the corner of North 5th and East Main Streets. Twenty-Five Years Ago May 7, 1997 Dayton High School seniors...

 

Obituary

Verna Muriel Foley-Linklater May 22, 1936–December 15, 2021 Verna Muriel (Schnetzky) Foley-Linklater, 85, was called home to the Lord on December 15, 2021, after a stay at Booker Rest Home in Dayton, Wash. Verna was a long-time resident of Starbuck...

 

Obituary

Bobby Lee Hutchison January 20, 1038–May 2, 2022 Bobby Lee Hutchison passed away at Booker Rest Home on May 4, 2022. Bobby was born in Norwood, Mo., to Hubert and Ida (Heath) Hutchison on January 20, 1938. He worked as a skilled laborer on all the...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 12, 2022

Nine DW track athletes qualify for District

DAYTON–Four of the nine Dayton-Waitsburg Track and Field team members qualifying for District here last Monday notched new personal bests in the process. The Sub-District meet was here Monday, May...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 12, 2022

Coyotes take double header from Wolfpack

WAITSBURG–It was a long season for the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack, which finished up its schedule with a pair of losses to Columbia High School Monday, May 9. The Wolfpack season record was 0-18. Col...

 
 By Loyal Baker    Sports    May 12, 2022

Wolfpack golfers miss the cutoff for state

CLE ELUM–Dayton-Waitsburg's Wolfpack golf team forged through difficult conditions at the EWAC 2B golf district match but unfortunately didn't play well enough to advance to the state tournament in...

 

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