WALLA WALLA — A man who vandalized the Walla Walla County Jail lobby last month so he could get arrested attempted to escape from custody Monday.
WALLA WALLA — A Milton-Freewater man was charged Monday afternoon in Superior Court with vehicular assault in connection with a two-car, injury crash last weekend on U.S. Highway 12 near Touchet.
Energy Northwest's nuclear power plant near Richland was the only one in the nation to have three special inspections by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 2013, according to a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder, calling the rise in deaths from overdoses of heroin and prescription painkillers an “urgent and growing public health crisis,” is outlining a series of efforts by the Justice Department to combat the epidemic.
The numbers are unambiguous: Health care matters to Walla Walla. With two private, not-for-profit hospitals, a major Veteran’s Administration facility, tertiary care specialists and many ancillary medical professionals, this community of nearly 60,000 enjoys a disproportionate share of medical expertise. Walla Walla Trends indicator No. 2.10, a graph online at wallawallatrends.ewu.edu, makes this clear.
WALLA WALLA — An autopsy conducted Monday determined that College Place Mayor Rick Newby died of heart arrhythmia.
MUMBAI, India — Ranbaxy Laboratories, India’s largest drugmaker, has recalled two batches of the company’s generic version of Pfizer’s cholesterol-lowering medicine Lipitor after a dose mix-up was detected.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Commissioner Greg Tompkins announced today he will not seek re-election to a fourth term.
COLLEGE PLACE — Flags at College Place City Hall were at half-staff this morning for Mayor Rick Newby, who died unexpectedly at his home Sunday.
BELLEVUE, Wash. — Washington and Oregon gasoline prices saw big jumps at the pumps over the past week, with prices exceeding the national average.