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 By Loyal Baker    News    December 2, 2021

Throngs converge on town for Christmas Kickoff

DAYTON–The holidays got off to an exuberant start last week with the joyous celebration-after a year off due to the coronavirus-in the community with no holds barred as Daytonites, visiting guests...

 

Quote of the Week

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s give to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu... Full story

 

Winter Recreation Program encourages responsible snowmobiling

OLYMPIA–As the snow begins to build in the Washington Cascades range, the State Parks Winter Recreation Program joins members of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association and the snowmobile community nationwide in promoting...

 

A. F. Branco

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On the Edge of Common Sense

I took a trip to the museum of natural history. It was a fascinating place: a taxidermist's showcase. A dog heaven, what with all the prehistoric bones. But as I walked through the halls and stared at...

 

Guest Commentary

By Ag Funder For many investors, farmland was not on the radar as an investable asset class until earlier this year, when it was revealed that the largest owners of U.S. farmland were none other than Bill and Melinda Gates. Many were speculating...

 

Commissioners support rural fiber extension west of town; deferred decision on matching funds

DAYTON–Port of Columbia Executive Director Jennie Dickinson received a letter of support drafted on behalf of the Columbia County Commissioners (BOCC) in support of a Washington State Department of...

 

SCHOOL LUNCH MENU

** Due to food shortages, expect changes BREAKFAST Wed, Dec 1: Pancakes, Fruit, Juice, Milk Thur, Dec 2: Breakfast Sandwich, Fruit, Juice, Milk Fri, Dec 3: Yogurt Parfait, Fruit, Juice, Milk Mon, Dec 6: Bagel, Scrambled Eggs, Fruit, Juice Milk Tue,...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Dec 1 Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Discovery Kids Storytime–Dayton Library–10 a.m. Historic Depot–11 a.m.–5 p.m. Boldman House, 410 N. First St.–11 a.m.–4 p.m. City Council Meeting–City Hall–ZOOM Access on Dayton Chronicle...

 

What's New at School?

DAYTON-High School is moving through the school year with flying colors. Many events have happened behind those double doors in the past two months. The fall Holidays have come and gone- but not witho...

 

At The Theater

By Glen Mendel Eternals is a saga of about a race of immortal beings who lived on Earth and shaped its history and civilizations. This is another in the Marvel series of action-adventure movies. Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, and Salma Hayek lead th...

 

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

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...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    December 2, 2021

Golf Course reservoir project underway

DAYTON–Columbia County Public Works equipment has been busy on the Touchet Valley Golf Course, digging a nearly one-acre irrigation reservoir as part of a comprehensive plan to renovate the course's...

 

Dayton Weekly Weather

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Friday NightMostly... Full story

 

Pastor's Corner

Our coyote looking dog enjoyed the wild berries that grew along the river dike. Yet as much as he wanted the berries, he wouldn't stick his muzzle into the bush because of the painful thorns. Instead, he'd face the berry, look up to me, and wait for...

 

DW Wolfpack Fall Sports Awards set

DAYTON–The Sports Awards presentations will be at 6 p.m. Sunday, December 5, at the Dayton High School Auditorium. Awards for Dayton-Waitsburg Cheer, Lady Wolfpack Volleyball and Wolfpack football will be presented....

 

Local plumber recognized

DAYTON–Long time plumber Dale White was recently recognized for his years of dedication and service to the Dayton community. He was presented a certificate of appreciation from the City of Dayton...

 

Grade School Students of the Month

DAYTON–Elementary school students participate in achieving certain characteristics through their formative years. Teacher choose Students of the Month based on these attributes which are their...

 

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