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“I think my mom put it best. She said, ‘Little girls soften their daddy’s hearts.’” – Paul Walker... Full story

 

At The Theater

Spirit Untamed: An epic adventure, with a star-studded cast doing the voices, about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. This film is the next chapter in the...

 

Dayton/Columbia County fund announces 2021 grant awards

DAYTON–The Dayton/Columbia County Washington Fund 2021 grant totaling $50,700 to support local organizations serving the area were awarded as follows. • Blue Mountain Heritage Society received $2,000.00 to Relocate the Palus Museum/Columbia...

 

Senior Round Table

Thur, Jun 17: BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Carrots, Coleslaw, Cornbread, Brownie, Juice, Milk Tue, Jun 22: Hamburgers, All the fixings, Potato Chips, Watermelon, Cookies, Milk Thur, Jun 24: Goulash, Green Beans, Salad, Garlic Bread, Peaches and Pears,...

 

OBITUARY

Paul Rundell April 24, 1932–June 6, 2021 On June 6, 2021, Paul Rundell finished his race, called home to receive the victory granted to him in Jesus Christ. Paul was born in Elfrida, Ariz.to Marion...

 
 By Kaye Eaton    Community    June 17, 2021 

From the Dayton Chronicle archives

Ten Years Ago June 15, 2011 Releasing “Hera the Hawk” was a bittersweet good-bye. Dayton resident and apprentice falconer Anne Dowdy will be returning Hera, a Red-tailed hawk, back into the wild. The hawk was hit by a semi-truck outside of Pendle...

 

Death Notice

Wesley C. Welch Wesley C. Welch, 85, died Sunday, June 13, 2021, at home in Dayton, surrounded by family. Services will be at 11 a.m. June 26, 2021, at the United Brethren Church....

 

Quote of the Week

“Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.” – Mark Twain... Full story

 

What's New at School?

By Trista Villaro High School Correspondent DAYTON-The High School Class of 2021 said their final goodbye to “ol’ DHS” as they graduated over the weekend The ceremony was held in the high...

 

At The Theater

Here Today is a comedy-drama that was directed, co-written, and stars Billy Crystal as Charlie. The movie follows veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz, who is going through a tough time in life as he tries to keep his growing memory loss a secret. He...

 

Death Notice

Paul Rundell Paul Rundell, age 89 years, died June 6, 2021, at the Odd Fellows Nursing Home. He was a resident in Columbia County. Hubbard-Rogg Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements....

 

Senior Round Table

Thur, Jun 10: Chili, Spinach Salad with Blueberries, Cornbread, Pie, Milk Tue, Jun 15: Spaghetti, Mixed Veggie, Salad, Garlic Bread, Fruit Jell-O, Milk Thur, Jun 17: BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Carrots, Coleslaw, Cornbread, Brownie, Juice, Milk Tue,...

 

Valedictorian and Salutatorian Speeches

Class of 2021 Valedictorian Anna Claire Fortier Good afternoon parents, teachers, friends, family, mentors, community members and fellow graduates, Today is a very exciting and important day. Today we...

 

Scholarships total nearly $250,000

This year Dayton graduates and alumni were awarded $121,811 through local scholarship benefactors. In addition, Dayton High School Class of 2021 graduates received $121,312 from colleges and...

 

WEEKLY WEATHER FORECAST

Thursday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. Southwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 9 to 17 mph becoming southeast in the... Full story

 

Quote of the Week

“Be not simply good – be good for something.” – Henry David Thoreau... Full story

 

Erica Watts Dollhouse Furniture at Wenaha Gallery in June

DAYTON–The Wenaha Gallery features Spokane artist Erica Watts Dollhouse Furniture through June 14. It all started with a request by her five-year-old daughter, who had just attended a birthday party in which the guest of honor had been given a...

 

Burris-Ramirez and Escobar awarded P.E.O. Citizenship Award

DAYTON–Rose Burris-Ramirez and Cristobal Antonio Escobar were chosen as the recipients of the 2021 P.E.O. Citizenship Award. The award consists of a certificate and a $300 check to be presented at...

 

What's New at School?

DAYTON-This year’s High School Associated Student Body (ASB) council has wrapped up the year with one final spirit week. During the week of May 17, the group led a very successful and fun week of...

 

Senior Round Table

Thur, Jun 3: Sloppy Joe, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Fruit, Milk Tue, Jun 8: Beef Stroganoff, Pickled Beets, Salad, Garlic Bread, Gelatin Salad, Milk Thur, Jun 10: Chili, Spinach Salad with Blueberries, Cornbread, Pie, Milk Tue, Jun 15: Spaghetti, Mixed...

 

OBITUARY

Juanita "Nell" Varney December 1935–May 21, 2021 Juanita "Nell" Varney passed away at the family home in Dayton, Wash., on May 21, 2021. Nell was born in Lexington, Ky., to Jesse and Catherine...

 

OBITUARY

Donald Gregory Davis May 30, 1948–May 23, 2021 (Donald) Greg Davis, loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, passed away at the age of 72 at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Wash., due to complications from Covid-19 on Sunday, May...

 

OBITUARY

Dixie Lee "Neal" Verstoppen January 3, 1933 – November 15, 2020 Dixie Lee Neal, age 87, of John Day and former long-time resident of Dayton, Wash., passed away on November 15, 2020 with her loving...

 

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