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Dayton Days Rodeo and Parade set for Memorial Day Weekend

By Loyal and Charlotte Baker DAYTON–Shine up those cowboy boots and plan to head 'em up and move 'em out to the Columbia County Fairgrounds here next weekend because the 2021 edition of the Dayton...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 20, 2021

City Council vote on 18% utility tax increase deadlocked

DAYTON–The City Council did not pass an 18% utility tax increase ending in a tie at the meeting May 12. A thorough presentation was made by Mayor Zac Weatherford addressing the current expense...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 20, 2021

Trail proponents and opponents demonstrate during Port meeting

DAYTON–During the monthly Port of Columbia Commissioners meeting on May 12, opponents of the Touchet Valley Trail again gathered outside of the Port office along the road with signs of protest. But...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    May 20, 2021

Youthful, energetic Dayton Days Representatives tall in the saddle

DAYTON–Four young and energetic equestrians will represent Dayton Days-Columbia County Fair Association at its Jackpot Rodeo and when the Saturday, May 29 parade starts down Main Street. All are mem...

 
 By Melissa Gemmell    News    May 20, 2021

Fully vaccinated can remove masks

DAYTON-Columia County Public Health Administrator Martha Lanman advised the Columbia County Commissioners (BOCC) that there is recent change to COVID restrictions relating to mask wearing put out by...

 

Quote of the Week

“It is not the mountain that we conquer, but ourselves.” – Edmund Hillary... Full story

 
 By Baxter Black    Opinion    May 20, 2021

On the Edge of Common Sense

“Doctor, I’m here because I’m a . . . I’m a . . . “ “Relax. Many people have psychological conflicts. Lay back on the couch and tell me about it.” “Okay. It’s just that I don’t kno...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    May 20, 2021

WWCC president addresses first Kiwanis in-person meeting

By Loyal Baker DAYTON–For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic brought life to a screeching halt in March, 2020, the Dayton Kiwanis Club held an in-person meeting, and included the members...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    May 20, 2021

Dayton man in custody on voyeurism charges

DAYTON–A 61-year-old Dayton man has pleaded not guilty to four counts of voyeurism and six counts of Possession of Depictions of a Minor Engaged in Sexually Explicit Conduct in the Second Degree during a Columbia County Superior Court arraignment h...

 

SCHOOL MENU

BREAKFAST Wed, May 19: Cereal, Fruit, Milk Thur, May 20: Biscuits & Gravy, Fruit, Milk Fri, May 21: Cinnamon Roll, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit, Milk Mon, May 24: Breakfast Stick, Fruit, Milk Tue, May...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, May 19 Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Historic Depot–11 a.m.–4 p.m. Special City Council Meeting–Town Hall–6 p.m. Thurs, May 20 Senior Center Luncheon–403 E. Patit–12-1 p.m....

 

SENIOR ROUND TABLE

Thur, May 20: Roast Beef with Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli Salad, Roll, Gelatin, Milk Tue, May 25: Fried Chicken, Mac Salad, Carrots, Salad, Roll, Peach Cobbler, Milk Thur, May 27: Pork Chops and Gravy, Roasted Red Potatoes, Green Beans,...

 

At The Theater

In the movie, The Father, Anthony, played by two-time Academy Award winner, Anthony Hopkins, refuses all assistance from his daughter, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner, Olivia Coleman, as he...

 

What's New at School?

DAYTON-The 2020-21 school year is quickly beginning to wrap up. Students are itching to get outside and enjoy their summer break. While it is a rollercoaster of good and bad emotions the seniors are...

 

Pastor's Corner

We are promised that all things work together for good to those that love the Lord. We aren't promised that in all things we won't have pain or sorrow. We aren't promised that all things will be...

 

OBITUARY

Gary D. Griffen April 21, 1949–May 14, 2021 Gary was born in Dayton, Wash., to Jack and Lois "Patsy" (Brower) Griffen on April 21, 1949. He was raised in Dayton and went to school through the tenth...

 

OBITUARY

Alvin Richter July 27, 1926–May 11, 2021 Alvin Richter, a long-time resident of Dayton, passed away on May 11, 2021. He was 94 years old. Alvin was born to Alfred and Bessie (Petricka) Richter in Mo...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    May 20, 2021

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago May18, 2011 Dr. Kennie Reeves, recently graduated from the Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians program sponsored by Colorado State University and is now offering this service at the Dayton Veterinary Clinic, where she and her husband,...

 

Dayton Weekly Weather

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Thursday Night: A 40 percent chance of shower...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    May 20, 2021

Two at Booker Rest Home, three staff test positive

DAYTON–Two residents of Booker Rest Home and three staff have tested positive for COVID-19 this week, according to a Columbia County Health System news release Thursday. The residents, one who had...

 

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