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Police: Arrest made in two drive-by shootings

Detectives made a 2nd arrest in last week’s drive-by shootings. Clemente Garcia-Cerda, 928 Edith Ave., was taken into custody without incident shortly after noon today in the 100 block of SW 6th in College Place by Gang Detectives of the Walla Walla Police Department.

Letter - Hey, average people can understand science

It appears some consider average people like ourselves to lack the ability to reason or understand the basic things in life. In that regard, it does appear a few did fall off the turnip truck as it was passing through town.

Walla Walla Water Watcher - 5/22/15

Facts and tips on water usage and conservation are presented weekly by the City of Walla Walla, in partnership with Walla Walla Community College and the Union-Bulletin.

Editorial: State Senate’s social media policy is lame

Those elected to the state House and Senate like to feel in control, and they are in matters such as approving the state budget and setting state policy.

WWCC falls to Edmonds in playoffs

Walla Walla Community College baseball team lost to Edmonds Community College today, 6-2, in the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship tournament. This was the Warriors second loss and they are out of the tournament.

Talk on how plant-based diet can lower health costs to be presented

“The Power of Food” will be presented by Dr. Anabel Facemire, 1 p.m. June 7 at Walla Walla General Hospital, 1025 S. Second Ave.

Etc: Athena student wins P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship

P.E.O. Chapter AP of Milton-Freewater scholarship applicant Chandra Phillips of Athena received a P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship.

Column: As Legislature ignores voters, teacher frustration grows

As a veteran teacher, parent and local business owner in Walla Walla, I am writing to explain my support for more than 20,000 teachers around the state who are staging one-day walkouts. Walla Walla Valley Education members have chosen not to walk out, but rather to “Wear Red for Public Ed” on those walkout days as a way to acknowledge the efforts of our statewide colleagues.

PAP users group to hear talk about healthful eating

The PAP users support group will meet 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center in the Mother Joseph Room, Level 1, 401 W. Poplar St.

Walla Walla VA to hold Memorial Day commemoration

A Memorial Day commemoration honoring members of the military who gave their lives for their country will be held 9 a.m. Monday at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veteran Affairs Medical Center’s campus chapel.

Summer arrives for downtown Walla Walla clothier

It’s summer at Walla Walla Clothing Co.

Sipid Bites to throw open doors to second location

An eatery that’s been serving through a downtown window will open the door on a secondary location Monday.

MumFoo ticket winner pounces early

It took the first winner of Whitman College’s Gentlemen of the Road Facebook contest just 10 minutes to spot the embedded Mumford & Sons lyrics in a status update.

Luring suspect set for mental competency evaluation

A mental examination has been ordered for a Denver man accused of trying to arrange sex for pay with an underage girl in Walla Walla in January, then luring a different girl he encountered downtown.

Walla Walla, College Place schools make personnel changes

Walla Walla and College Place school officials this week announced several key personnel changes that included a new middle-school principal, a change in elementary principals and hiring a firm to conduct a search for a new superintendent.

Rape case against Walla Walla man dismissed

The criminal case against a man accused of raping a woman at his North Bellevue Street residence in March has been dismissed in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Pros, cons heard at permit review for first Walla Walla pot shop

A conditional use permit for Walla Walla’s first retail marijuana store was reviewed Thursday by a hearings examiner, who has 10 working days to issue his decision.

Emergency Services - 5/22/15

Emergency Services - 5/22/15

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Sol food: Sun’s energy to fuel artisan food center

DAYTON — No doubt a surge of activity will be under the roof of Blue Mountain Station’s Artisan Food Center as the summer-season market gets underway Saturday.

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Friday's Glance, Scoreboard

Friday's Glance, Scoreboard

How to Beat the Crowd - Ken Fisher