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March construction: College Place High School

The school is due to be completed in December 2015.

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March Biz Bio: Barbara Suzui

Suzui is an interior decorator at Gary's Paint & Decorating.

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Walla Walla stores expect strong early turnout

National surveys, however, indicate this year’s holiday spending could be down slightly on average as holiday shoppers show unease with the economy.

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve probably already made a holiday purchase or three.

Wine-making technology improves with age

New computerized equipment automates the process to produce precise, calculated results.

Wine-making technology from the field to fermentation is making advances in two universities, according to recent reports from westernfarmpress.com.

A cliff-hanger for agriculture

Prolonged wrangling over a new US farm bill has sown indecision among Valley growers

As congressional leaders scramble to agree on bipartisan spending cuts, Eastern Washington farmers have been left with uncertainty about the insurance, marketing and crop research programs many of them depend on.

So long Sears, but what's next for WW retail scene?

WALLA WALLA -- Sears will liquidate its Walla Walla store stock and abandon the building by the end of April, closing a major retail outlet that has served the Valley for more than 50 years.

Small business ownership 'the ride of a lifetime'

Owning your own company isn't for everyone.

Port hires project manager

WALLA WALLA -- A former chief operating officer for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District office will oversee Port of Walla Walla projects in a newly created part-time position.

Valley brewer expands line to bottle sales

WALLA WALLA -- Laht Neppur brewer Matt Black was on a new mission at the end of last year to build outside sales of the Waitsburg brewery's beers.

A true believer Michelle Liberty takes the helm of Walla Walla's lead tourism agency

WALLA WALLA -- Two weeks on the job as executive director of Tourism Walla Walla and Michelle Liberty has come up for air from executive meetings, marketing meetings, board meetings and meetings with other executive directors of other agencies by taking a

A shift to thrift

Throughout the Great Recession period more discount, thrift, resale and consignment shops have opened in ...