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Video replay has been good for pro baseball

Baseball is a game built on traditions and an unwritten code of conduct.

Genealogy in focus at upcoming event in Walla Walla

“I have a curiosity about the past. Besides their names, what we are interested in is finding out more about our ancestors and relatives. It’s about fleshing out your genealogy and finding out the stories of your own people,” said Rick Benn, an organizer for the Walla Walla FamilySearch Center’s second free annual family history seminar A Knitting Together of Generations.

Prescott librarian to depart job in May

The Walla Walla Rural Library District is hiring a supervisor for its Prescott Branch.

Letter - Pascal’s wager

Blaise Pascal was a mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher and master of French prose. The Encylopedia Britannica mentions his “wager,” which in essence indicated if God did not exist the skeptic lost nothing by not believing in Him.

Long sentences for candy robbers built case for reform

OLYMPIA — The most important thing about Senate Bill 5064 isn’t that it passed the Washington Legislature, but that it passed with large, bipartisan majorities.

Letter - Council cuts off competition for backflow testing

I attended a Walla Walla City Council meeting a few weeks ago on the subject of Backflow Assembly Testing. The Council’s discussion was about compliance, which is down to under 70 percent from over 80 percent two years ago (a number the city had committed to the state).

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Letter - Burden of funding schools is shared by all

So now we’re starting to hear from the whining property owners having to pay for all the children’s educations, even when they themselves don’t have any!

Emergency Services - 4/16/14

Emergency Services - 4/16/14

Agenda - Dayton School Board - 4/16/14

Dayton School Board

Letter - Dayton bond addresses current, future needs

As an member of the Dayton School District Facilities Committee, the first order of business was to review the state’s comprehensive (independent) report on the current “health” of the district’s structures, which include electrical, mechanical, H/VAC and the like. The facts spoke volumes.

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Prescott gets glimpse of future community park

PRESCOTT — Come June, a vacant, burned-out lot in Prescott will be reborn as a community gathering space.

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Walla Walla SWAT team armors up

Walla Walla SWAT team members will travel in military style and security with the addition of a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle to the Walla Walla Police Department.

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Senator lauds local effort to save, expand Walla Walla VA

WALLA WALLA — A bevy of federal, state and local officials turned out Tuesday to dedicate a new facility that will provide medical care to hundreds of local veterans.

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Ducky Derby fundraiser tickets go on sale

WALLA WALLA — Tickets for the annual Ducky Derby, to be held May 17, are now on sale.

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Wa-Hi rallies to sweep of Falcons

The Blue Devils shut out MCC rival Hanford, 8-0, but have to rally to a 6-5 win in the nightcap.

Thorsnes enjoys icons at Masters

Taking in the vibrant beauty of the Masters Tournament has become easier with the advent of high-definition television.

Warriors welcome new soccer coaches

Ben Rotert takes over the WWCC men’s program, while ex-Warrior player Jordan Hacker heads up the women’s team.

Pomeroy golf team takes first

The Pomeroy golf team finished first in a five-team match at St. John Golf Course on Tuesday.

Wa-Hi boys soccer team falls to Hanford on PKs

After being held scoreless through regulation and overtime, the Walla Walla High School boys soccer team fell to Hanford on penalty kicks on Tuesday.