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Column: War vets embrace chance to chill out with golf

A group of United States military veterans are set to tee it up at the Walla Walla Country Club Thursday afternoon.

Column: Wild cards liven up baseball playoff pursuits

Big-league baseball’s very first one-game playoff took place in 1948 when The Cleveland Indians and the Boston Red Sox finished the 154-game American League regular season tied atop the standings with 96 wins and 58 losses.

Pro rodeo heritage has Walla Walla bull rider on course

Nineteen-year-old Derek Kolbaba has already cashed his first Frontier Days Rodeo check. The 2014 Wa-Hi graduate finished fourth in last year’s bull riding event in the Walla Walla Fairgrounds arena and earned $1,230.46 for his trouble. He’s setting his sights higher Sunday night when he comes out of the rough stock chutes during the final moments of this year’s Frontier Days.

Column: Ace lefty Richard relives M-F Twins big year

From the time he was a Little Leaguer until his final pitch as a professional, Todd Richard stored up a treasure trove of fond baseball memories.

Column: NW Open returns with full field of players

For the first time in recent memory, the Northwest Open golf tournament can boast a full field.

M’s HOF reflects on baseball’s best days in Seattle

It was no surprise that Jamie Moyer was inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Column: Thomas back in All-City, goes for 14th title

Jeff Thomas, who dominated the All-City Championships for two decades like no other player in the history of the 65-year-old golf tournament, is in the field for this weekend’s 66th running of the venerable 36-hole affair.

Column: Vets’ greens All-City selling point

Back in the day, one of the draws the All-City Championships golf tournament could always count on was that it was a great opportunity for those who played their golf exclusively at the public Veterans Memorial Golf Course to test their skills on the private Walla Walla Country Club.

Valley Legion reaches state’s pinnacle

Stacy Bergevin handed out trophies following Thursday’s Washington State Class A American Legion championship game at Borleske Stadium with a smile on his face.

All-City gets lift from two primary sponsors

The Walla Walla Exchange Club is back in the golf business.