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Dayton business park gets $750,000 boost

DAYTON -- The six-figure funding for the first building at the Blue Mountain Station complex seems like a drop in the state's capital budget bucket compared to the several multimillion-dollar Walla Walla County projects the Legislature funded in the recen

Waitsburg School Board delays decision on staff cuts

Falling enrollment is pushing the board toward needing to reduce staff.

WAITSBURG -- At the conclusion of a meeting attended by 30 people, most of them staff of the Waitsburg School District, School Board members postponed making a decision on cutting staff until May 1. Declining enrollment and cuts in state funding have resu

Dayton robotics team lands funding for championship

DAYTON -- An $8,500 contribution from Washington FIRST Robotics put the Dayton High School robotics team a bit closer to competition in St. Louis, Mo., later this month.

Dayton robotics team makes world championship

But the team of four has a steep fundraising goal if they're to attend the competition later this month.

DAYTON — Four Dayton High School students and their coach went to Cheney last week to find out what FIRST Robotics Competition was all about.

In the stars

DIXIE -- Eleven-year-old Devon Adams has come a long way since he was whisked by helicopter from Walla Walla to Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane, a baby born 2 months early, with a terrifying list of problems and a dubious prognosis.

Dayton FBLA hope to take over state competition

Twenty-nine of the 32 student qualifiers plan to attend the April 16 conference in Seattle.

DAYTON — Dayton High School's Future Business Leaders of America will be well represented April 16 at the state FBLA competition in Seattle after 32 of 34 members qualified in regional competition in February.Twenty-nine of the 32 qu

FBLA enjoys success at Dayton

DAYTON — The Future Business Leaders of America chapter at Dayton High School is integrated into business education classes taught by Rob Moore, who is in his 25th year at the school.The FBLA chapter was in place when Moore started at the

Waitsburg election results reported

Voters also said yes in an advisory vote on whether to raise the sales tax to help fund street repairs.

WAITSBURG -- The slate of candidates nominated by the Truth and Justice caucus held sway in the Waitsburg city election, according to preliminary results released about 30 minutes after polls closed Monday night.

Dayton Days put on ice

Rising insurance costs and a lack of state funding push events off the calendar.

DAYTON -- The Dayton Days board of directors decided Wednesday night to mothball the Memorial Day weekend event for a year and "restructure, regroup and do fundraising," Dayton Days president Melissa Hansen said this morning.

Loan paves way to Dayton ER overhaul

Dayton General Hospital will pay back the $150,000 loan in five years, the hospital CEO said Tuesday.

DAYTON -- A roomier, more private emergency room facility at Dayton General Hospital is closer to reality with the formal announcement this week of a low interest loan made available through Columbia Rural Electric Association.

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