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Touchet voters to see bond for secondary school work

TOUCHET — The Touchet School Board recently approved a resolution to put a $6.5 million bond measure before voters in February. The funds would be used along with state matching funds for complete renovation of the secondary school.

Ski Bluewood to open season Friday

Ski Bluewood’s 34th season will begin Friday with operating hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The ski area’s management says plenty of fresh snow is expected by this weekend.

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Discovering his palette

For artist Steve Henderson, the rolling hills around Dayton are a great inspiration. “I really enjoy painting the landscape around here,” he said, “and the paintings it has inspired have been very well-received.”

Gypsy Girl specializes in granola

DAYTON — When Suzi and Duane Tasker found out that their son Noa was gluten intolerant, Suzi Tasker began researching recipes for good food he could eat.

Businesses sign up for Blue Mountain Station

DAYTON — Cheese, granola and hot sauce. While that combination may sound less than appetizing, the Port of Columbia hopes those ingredients will help cook up a successful new artisan food center at Blue Mountain Station in Dayton.

Wool you believe it? Wa-Hi student wins state sewing competition

WALLA WALLA — Danny Butler was dapper in his three-piece brown wool suit as he enthusiastically described his win at the Washington state Make it with Wool contest and fashion show.

Touchet River levee in Dayton raises concerns

DAYTON — The Columbia County Board of Commissioners recently approved a capital expenditure of $35,000 in 2013 for maintenance of the Touchet River levee near Dayton. The money will be used to remove trees and vegetation from the portion of the levee outside Dayton’s city limits.

Dayton lays out its holiday welcome mat

DAYTON — The city will crank up its Christmas spirit Friday and Saturday

Columbia County Courthouse evacuated after bomb threat

DAYTON – The Columbia County Courthouse was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was received. It was one of eight bomb threats received at county courthouses in Washington yesterday.

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Dayton's Liberty Theater musical 'Annie' comes fully dressed with a smile

DAYTON –- Based upon the Harold Gray comic strip, "Little Orphan Annie," the musical "Annie" opens here Friday in the Liberty Theater.

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