DAYTON — Columbia County paid $3,668.62 to settle a claim with Deputy Prosecutor Julie Karl over her compensation.
DAYTON — Dayton is considering extending its marijuana moratorium for another six months to give the city time to develop zoning regulations.
DAYTON — Living with a developmental disability in Columbia County often means spending a lot of time driving. That’s something the Dayton Developmental Disabilities Leadership Group hopes to change.
Patrolling the slopes, from upkeep to rescue
They work in Kennewick, Walla Walla and Lewiston as firefighters, EMTs and even teachers, then spend their weekends patrolling the slopes outside of Dayton.
The Charlie Daniels Band will headline the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days concert, with an opening performance by Southern rock group The Marshall Tucker Band.
DAYTON — Dayton School District residents will vote on a nearly $20 million bond in April, a measure that members of the public told board members on Wednesday will be a tough sell.
A legal battle over the future of a Milton-Freewater gun club is headed to the Umatilla County Commissioners.
A Dayton painter’s work on Magic game cards has made him a ‘famous’ unknown.
Dayton City Council members voted down a special events policy after citizens voiced concerns at last night’s meeting.
Columbia County residents need to make sure their information is in the system.
Hunter Connor, 14, died at Dayton General Hospital about three hours after the accident.
WALLA WALLA — A Burbank teen killed Jan. 25 at Ski Bluewood died from an abdominal injury, according to a coroner’s report.
DAYTON — Dayton’s new Artisan Food Center is opening its doors for visitors starting Saturday.
WALLA WALLA — Fresh from a Seattle run, Shakespeare’s historical tragedy “Richard II” is coming to town.
WALLA WALLA — When Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers responds to the State of the Union address tonight, some Walla Wallans are hoping she’ll take a stand for immigration reform.
Columbia County Coroner Rea Culwell said she will request medical records from the hospital.
Details surrounding the death of a teenager at Ski Bluewood on Saturday remain hazy as the ski area continues to piece together a timeline of events.
The class helps freshmen transition to high school and to plan for their careers.
But Umatilla County put restrictions on shooting events and times to address neighbors’ concerns.
MILTON-FREEWATER The East End Rod & Gun Club’s application to continue operations was approved by the Umatilla County Planning Commission Thursday night, but a number of restrictions were placed on its activities.
The organization hopes a new arrangement will leave that job to the Port of Columbia.
DAYTON — The departure of Dayton’s Chamber of Commerce executive director may have opened the door for a new focus on economic development in Columbia County.
The public campaign will feature a different health focus each month.
Walla Walla-area legislators support financial aid for state students who aren’t legal U.S. residents.
The state House overwhelmingly passed a bill Monday which would allow aspiring state college students who are not legal residents to apply for financial aid.
DAYTON — The Dayton School District will hold its final meeting about a proposed modernization project on Wednesday.
Pam Nolan-Beasley of Waitsburg received presidential honors for her instruction of math and science.
WESTON — Many small towns in Umatilla County struggle with maintaining adequate law enforcement services. Some rely on the county sheriff’s office, but that can mean residents wait an hour or more for a response after calling dispatch.
After a late start, Ski Bluewood is up and running with high hopes for the year.
Foul play has been ruled out in the death of 17-year-old Cody J. Snider.
A key issue is whether the Milton-Freewater area club can be legally considered a ‘firearms training facility.’
PENDLETON — The East End Rod & Gun Club’s application to continue operations and expand onto additional land met with no decision Thursday after a packed public hearing before the Umatilla County Planning Commission.
A private company has announced plans to build a multimillion dollar pulp plant outside of Starbuck in Columbia County.
WAITSBURG — Entrepreneurs hoping to sell or process marijuana in Waitsburg will be limited to the industrial zones of the city.
A proposed expansion of the East End Rod & Gun Club has drawn objections from one of its neighbors.
The artisan food production facility has room for two more tenants.
The Waitsburg City Council will consider zoning rules for marijuana businesses at its Monday meeting.
WAITSBURG — Waitsburg voters will be asked to approve a two-year, $1.08 million school district maintenance and operations levy in February.
The project would have cost approximately $500,000.
Three forums have been scheduled to discuss the $24 million school project.
DAYTON —In response to a swastika burning incident and students trick-or-treating dressed as Ku Klux Klan members, the Dayton School District is looking to beef up its civil rights curriculum.
DAYTON — A Dayton High School student has been charged for threatening to bomb the school.
Known for ambitious and quirky arrangements, Clarion Brass Choir will perform with the Walla Walla Symphony next week.
WALLA WALLA — Cramming 54 Christmas tunes into a 3 1/2-minute song would be impossible for most composers, but it’s exactly the sort of challenge William Berry thrives on.
DAYTON — Three men arrested last week in connection with a recent series of car prowls in Dayton were charged Tuesday in Columbia County Superior Court.
DAYTON — Columbia County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three Dayton men on Saturday whom they believe may be linked to the rash of November car prowls in Dayton.
DAYTON — After six years of planning and months of construction, the Port of Columbia’s Blue Mountain Station is almost ready to open its doors.
The Dayton building has been renovated to preserve the era of one-room schoolhouses.
DAYTON — A threatening note posted at the entry to Dayton High School prompted the district to delay school two hours this morning.
A threatening note posted on the entry door of Dayton High School prompted the district to delay school by two hours this morning.
The fair board also wants to attract and retain new members and find ways to make the fair sustainable for the county
DAYTON — The future of the Columbia County Fair, and the hours volunteers must put in to keep it going, dominated discussion at a special county meeting.
WAITSBURG — Enrollments at Waitsburg’s public schools fell significantly last month, raising concerns that initially good enrollment numbers may not last for the year.
A week earlier, a black teacher noted that three trick-or-treaters came to his home dressed as KKK members.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s office is investigating the burning of a swastika shape into the lawn outside of Dayton Elementary School last week.
A state program gives tax credits to businesses contributing to eligible Main Street improvement groups.
Garfield County voters have unseated a 10-year school board veteran and upended plans for a more financially sound hospital district.
WESTON — Weston’s City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. today to consider changing the number of Planning Commission members.
Cost to to taxpayers will depend on the total bond amount, interest and years to pay off the debt.
After several hours of discussion, the Dayton School District facilities committee decided Tuesday to move forward with a comprehensive campus modernization project.