Etc. Weekly

Sunrise Rotary hears from elk foundation director

Sunrise Rotary meets at 6:45 a.m. Wednesdays for breakfast and a community interest program at St. Francis Catholic Church.

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Exchange student from Mozambique to attend exclusive workshop

Valter Serafim will see firsthand the institutions of American government, including visits to members of Congress and a discussion with policy makers at the State Department.

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Boeing test-flights 'Spirit of 12' over Walla Walla

Boeing personnel flew the Seahawks 747 in a giant figure 12 over Eastern Washington, including the Walla Walla area, according to a map of the flight from Live Flight Tracker.

ETCETERA - Hobby workspace a model of stress-relief for veterans

With the help of friends, local businesses and Facebook, Walla Wallan Damon Burke initiated a Veteran's Hobby Program at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center.In early June, he dropped off “tons" of donated supplies and has r

ETCETERA - Aviary population challenged by theft, nature's predators

In an alarming turn of events, a white peahen at Pioneer Park Aviary was removed from the upper net pond enclosure on the night of June 12, the day before her eggs were due to hatch, said Joanna Lanning, primary caretaker. The netting was slit on the peah

ETCETERA - 'Addicted' to singing, Walla Walla woman raises funds to make first album

Candace Brown is often at her keyboard, composing the music she vocalizes. "I write songs using my keyboard and the world around me. Singing is my addiction, and I am so grateful that I have people in my life who don't get too sick of me and my noise. I a

ETCETERA - Fabric of centenarian's life interwoven in legacy of quilts

A service of love and driving desire to be involved in her community found Bessie Obert Freeman McGuire photocopying and stuffing inserts into the 150 worship service bulletins she runs every week at her volunteer post at the Milton Adventist Church on Ma

ETCETERA - Rotarians spruce up Berney playfield with new tree planting

What a releaf: Early spring has brought on plenty of tree planting in the Walla Walla Valley.The community is more beautiful because of efforts by members of Rotary Club of Walla Walla, who on two occasions planted a variety of trees.On April 14, 21 Rotar