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Local funeral home to undergo name change

DAYTON–Craig and Nikki Corbeill, owners of three area funeral homes including Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home here, have announced plans to change the names of their businesses to not only reflect their...

 

Ski Bluewood to open Friday, Dec. 17

DAYTON-The Bluewood 2021-22 ski season begins Friday, December 17, as the winter sports area welcomes skiers and snowboarders to the mountain for daily operations through January 2 (with the...

 

Commissioner Crowe assumes Chair of Port

DAYTON-The Port of Columbia Board of Commissioners appointed Genie Crowe, District No. 2, as board chair; approved the release of $3250 to the Friends of the Dayton Community Pool, and the $2 million...

 

New wolf activity in Columbia County

DAYTON–New wolf activity in Columbia County is being reported between the Touchet and Tucannon packs to the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), finding one, and a probable...

 

Quote of the Week

“Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.” – Dr. Seuss...

 

Library News

Take & Makes crafts Take and Makes. Every Tuesday and Friday the Library is giving away "Take and Makes," small, holiday-themed craft projects that are fun for all ages. Tuesday's kits are designed for kids and Friday's kits are a bit more...

 

On the Edge of Common Sense

I was reading the paper to the cat last week. She tries to keep up on current events, particularly stories about politics and alien landings. We got to a story where a few obscure animal rights...

 

Pastor's Corner

Friends, our granddaughter will be seven in a few days. She has been very vocal about remembering her birthday. She may have a point. Often those who have Birthdays near Christmas can be slighted or overlooked. I was relieved when I left her present...

 

OPINION

Spokane County Commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution opposing a local income tax December 14. Spokane County is the third county to act, joining Franklin County and Yakima County as well as...

 

At The Theater

Encanto, is the tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The all-new original Disney film (with a screenplay...

 

Dayton Elementary School Christmas Concert

Dayton Elementary School Music Department, under the direction of Amy Gillick, performed its annual Christmas Concert Thursday, December 2, in the Dayton Gym, opening with charming renditions of...

 

What's New at School?

DAYTON–The local High School was hit with a great loss of staff after the past school year; including English, Spanish, History, Business, Digital Art, Music, and Physical Education teachers, as wel...

 

Columbia County Events & Meetings

Wed, Dec 15 Library–10 a.m.–5 p.m. Discovery Kids Storytime–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. City Council Meeting–ZOOM–6 p.m.–Access codes found at Dayton...

 

Senior Round Table

Thur, Dec 16: Baked Fish, Rice Pilaf, Stewed Tomatoes, Salad, Roll, Sunset Gelatin, Milk Tue, Dec 21: Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Pickled Beets, Salad, Wheat Bread, Cookies, Juice, Milk Thur, Dec 23: Country Fried Steak, AuGratin...

 
 By Loyal Baker    News    December 16, 2021

Some races closely contested, 2021 General Election results indicate

By Loyal Baker DAYTON–Columbia County had the highest voter turnout in the state in the 2021 General Election at 60.62%, and results from a few of the contested public offices show close margins....

 

Obituary

Dorothy Jean Crossler Dorothy Jean Crossler December 10, 2021 Dorothy Jean (nee Nelson) Crossler of St. Charles, Mo., passed away Friday, December 10, 2021 at the age of 83. Jean met her husband, Bob in Dayton, Wash., while he served in the Army....

 

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago December 14, 2011 Ground breaking for the new motel construction is estimated for May 1, 2012. Owners Derek and Michelle Duke, the principals in the planning of a major chain motel, are moving forward with plans for a 50-room facility...

 

Oakesdale rides big second quarter to win

WAITSBURG–Outscoring the Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack 15-2 in the second period was the difference for the Oakesdale Nighthawks here Dec. 7 as they came away with a 38-29 non-conference win prior to...

 

TCP outguns Lady Wolfpack

PASCO–The TriCity Prep Lady Jaguars ran away with 53 first-half points and coasted to a 77-14 win over the Lady Wolfpack Basketball team here Tuesday, Dec. 14 after two weekend games were postponed due to covid precautions. Colfax visits WHS’s...

 

Wolfpack student-athletes honored for football, volleyball and cheer

DAYTON–Student-athletes who played football, volleyball or cheer for Dayton-Waitsburg Wolfpack during the fall sports seasons were honored with letter awards and other recognition by coaches at an...

 

2021 Dayton Chronicle Special Christmas Edition

Mrs. Hall ECEAP Preschool Class Dear Santa, Merry Christmas Santa! Please bring me a Cocomelon toy. I love to watch Cocomelon every single day. Could you also bring my brother a Cocomelon toy? I will...

 

2021 Dayton Chronicle Christmas Special Section

Mrs. Bryan Second Grade Dear Santa, Do you really have a magic sleigh? I want to have a good time with my family for Christmas. I also want a Reborn doll-they're so realistic. For my mom she's been...

 

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