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October 1, 2020

Ten Years Ago

September 29, 2010

Seven members from Intermountain Region Search and Rescue and their canine companions began their two-day search for missing Starbuck resident, Bob Bulota. The search did not turn up the remains of Bulota who has been missing since March of 2010.

Twenty-Five Years Ago

October 4, 1995

The City Cruising Patrol, four deputies, Dale Preas, Don Davis, Mike Stutzke, Doug Hurlburt, are now in service to provide police protection in the City of Dayton. All four are officially Sheriff’s deputies but they will be primarily responsible for enforcing city codes and ordinances within the city boundaries.

Fifty Years Ago

October 1, 1970

Victor C. Anderson, Dayton superintendent of schools, and Dayton High School vocational agriculture teacher Marvin Evers, met recently as members of the newly appointed State Vocational Agriculture Advisory Committee.

Miss Ann Whipple, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Whipple, has been awarded a Letter of Commendation for a high performance in the 1970 National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. She is among 35,000 students in the United States who scored in the upper two per cent of those who are expected to graduate from high school in 1971.

Kris Juris, 16, served an authentic Japanese-style dinner to guests and judges at the State 4-H Fair in Puyallup. Kris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Juris, entered state meal preparation competition held in conjunction with the Western Washington Fair, and placed as a second runner-up in the contest.

Pam Sunderland, 15, daughter of County Agent and Mrs. Arthur Sunderland, was among finalists in the State 4-H Fair Dress Revue contest at Puyallup, placing second runner-up.

Seventy-Five Years Ago

October 4, 1945

The committee chairman of the Columbia County Chapter of the American Red Cross held at the Elmer Dunlap home Tuesday evening it was voted to close the sewing room in the Ankeny building. The Philippine quota is yet to be completed.

Members of the Columbia County Chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis met for the annual election of officers.

One Hundred Years Ago

October 2, 1920

Mrs. Mary Hester, of the Brining Hospital, has purchased a six-acre peach orchard on the banks of the Snake River above Lewiston.

The contract for the Delaney road, between Pomeroy and Central Ferry has been let and that stretch of road will be put in good condition as the rest of the Inland Empire Highway.

The Lewis Peak Road will cost $25,000 and will connect Dixie, located on the Inland Empire Highway, and will connect to the Godman Springs-Tollgate road near Lewis Peak.

An enjoyable dance was given at the Erbes packing house, Thursday evening, it is the last dance before apple packing begins.

One Hundred Twenty-Five Years Ago

October 5, 1895

Frank Brown has moved to Dayton, where he will teach a writing school during the fall and winter. He is a good scribe.

Byrd Blessinger will attend the Dayton School this winter. Being a good, steady boy, we feel assured that he will take every advantage of the opportunity thus offered him.


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