Congressional budget negotiators are moving to meet a Dec. 13 deadline to produce, well, something. For weeks, we’ve been told to keep expectations low. There’ll be no “grand bargain,” negotiators say. Commentators believe that even the narrowest agreement will be a signal achievement. So here’s my question: Doesn’t that seem like an awfully low bar to you?
1942 - 2013
Larry Jenkins, 71, died Dec. 2, 2013, at home.
1940 - 2013
Dorthea (Dolly) Elaine Stubbert.
1947 - 2013
Terry Lee Schoen, 66, died at his home in Walla Walla due to natural causes on Nov. 29, 2013
WALLA WALLA — For the 14th year in a row, area law enforcement officers will help underprivileged families at the “Cops & Kids” shopping event on Dec. 14 at the College Place Walmart.
WALLA WALLA — The Blue Mountain Audubon Society will hold a field trip, 8 a.m.-noon, Sunday.
Health officials reported Wednesday that gonorrhea has seen a marked increased in Umatilla County.
Dayton City Council
Each year fires occurring during the holiday season claim the lives of more than 400 people, injure 1,650 others and cause over $990 million in damage.
The faith community on poverty wants to remind you of alternative gift opportunities.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a 48-year-old man Tuesday on investigation of burglarizing Graze restaurant at 5 S. Colville St. after officers identified the man on security video.
Now that December has arrived, the real holiday season has begun. That means all decorating, music or shopping that occurred before Dec. 1 does not count, at least not as holiday decorating, music or shopping.
Emergency Services - 12/4/13
WALLA WALLA — City officials want to add angled parking on six blocks of Alder Street to gain an additional 60 spaces.
Computers have made the world smaller. Nearly any product in the world consumers want to buy is — literally — at their fingertips.
DAYTON — Three men arrested last week in connection with a recent series of car prowls in Dayton were charged Tuesday in Columbia County Superior Court.
A new report suggests that Washington state should fight drunken driving by increasing penalties and establishing random sobriety checkpoints.
Two groups argued whether prisons should be made private enterprises.
WALLA WALLA — The debate over privatizing U.S. prisons probably never had participants as involved as these.
A holiday gift-giving guide for any outdoors enthusiasts on your list.
Perhaps it’s time to think ahead to the end of this hunting season, and find something else to keep us busy before the spring thaw.