Etc - WW quilter a semifinalist in international competition

Chosen by American Quilter’s Society, a quilt made by Lianne Schellenberg of Walla will be featured at the show in the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center, 415 Park Ave, Paducah, Ky.

Etc - BMAC delivers 105,000 meals worth of food to hungry

Using 24-foot refrigerated delivery trucks, Blue Mountain Action Council’s Food Bank crew hauled 126,000 pounds — 63 tons — of food to pantries at The Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, The Pantry Shelf and Helpline in Walla Walla County and three others in Garfield, Columbia and Asotin counties.

Exchange club honors Youths of the Month

Exchange Club of Walla Walla presented Youths of the Month awards to seniors at two area high schools during a recent luncheon.

County Sheriff’s deputies, officers garner honors for service

The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office presented honors to area deputies and officers recently, reported Sheriff John Turner in a release.

Arizona State University dean's list includes Walla Walla students

Arizona State University undergraduate students who earn 12 or more graded semester hours during a semester with at least a 3.50 gpa are eligible for the dean’s list. ASU just announced on Wednesday those who made the spring 2014 semester list.

Sweet Adelines chorus hosts open house

Celebrating the new year, local members of Sweet Adelines Blue Mountain Chorus will join with choruses around the world for the 2015 Sweet Adelines January open house.

Hospice fundraiser set for Feb. 7

More details about Evening of Elegance Illuminate will come in January.

Businesswoman collects warm articles for needy students

She aims to ensure all students have warm coats so they can stay active even in chilly weather.

Former local biologist writes paper on ocean pollution

Currently a marine biologist with the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife in Olympia, Hank spent two summers sailing across the Pacific Ocean for this research. He is the son of Bob and Clare Carson of Walla Walla.

Doctor presents research paper at conference

The former Walla Wallan graduated from Walla Walla Valley Academy and Walla Walla University, and earned his medical doctor and Ph.D. degrees from Loma Linda University.