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WWCC basketball player's memory returns in dreams

They come in dreams, unanticipated but welcome.

Auditor notes error in its report on Rural Library District

WALLA WALLA — The State Auditor’s Office reported it was in error when it included a reference to a Citizens Hotline investigation in a Walla Walla County Rural Library District audit.

Surprise! Government shrinks

WASHINGTON — Republicans and other fiscal conservatives keep insisting on more federal austerity and a smaller government. Without much fanfare or acknowledgement, they’ve already gotten much of both.

Senate panel blocks gun bills

OLYMPIA — A Senate committee led by firearm-friendly lawmakers blocked five gun control bills Friday, suggesting that this year’s momentum related to weapons laws may not be enough to win passage.

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Columbia School Board to hold special meeting

Columbia School Board to hold special meeting

Current CP seventh-graders to be first freshman class at new high school

COLLEGE PLACE — Students currently in seventh grade at College Place Public Schools will be the first freshman class to attend a new College Place High School.

State council to meet on education

WALLA WALLA — The state’s new education agency, the Washington Student Achievement Council, will hold a public meeting Tuesday to take input on shaping education across the state in the coming year.

Dayton FBLA prepares to continue dominance in competition

DAYTON — Dayton High School isn’t as large as many other schools in Washington, but thanks to advisor Rob Moore, the school’s FBLA team continues to dominate regional and state competitions.