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Police: Young woman found hanging in Pioneer Park

A Whitman College student was found hanging at Pioneer Park early Monday, officials said.

Agenda - Weston Planning Commission - 5/6/15

Weston Planning Commission

Online obituary messages touch nerves, go viral

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Take a friend fishing. Don’t vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Buy a lottery ticket. And keep Mom away from my ashes.

Convict who said he was Jesus loses appeal

KENNEWICK — A Lacey man who vowed that his conviction would be reversed and he would return to exact his own punishment on the Benton County judge, prosecutor and jail staff has lost his appeal.

Agenda - Walla Walla School Board - 5/5/15

Walla Walla School Board

Agenda - Pomeroy City Council - 5/5/15

Pomeroy City Council

Editorial: Lawmakers should ban campaign fundraising prior to special sessions

State lawmakers returned to Olympia last week for a special session — some of them with their campaign war chests newly restocked. And, as a result, some of the votes taken as the House and Senate approve the state budget could feel tainted.

Etc: Dayton FBLA competitors on to nationals

Two of the 18 Future Business Leaders of America students from Dayton High School who attended the annual state FBLA leadership conference in Spokane April 15-17 earned berths to the national FBLA conference in Chicago June 27-July 2.

Emergency Services - 5/4/15

Emergency Services - 5/4/15

Letter - McCaw got it right in letter on climate

I had begun a response to compliment Bruce McCaw on his excellent letter (“Solutions to a nonexisting problem,” April 24) when along came one from Bart Preecs criticizing it using Citizen’s Climate Lobby talking points (April 30).

Suspect arrested after fires set in alley

Bail was set this morning at $20,000 for a man suspected of starting several fires in a Walla Walla alley late Sunday morning.

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Firepainter shows how it’s done at CAVU Cellars w/video

Smoke billowed from sizzling canvases as firepainter Pete Kephart set fine art ablaze, literally, in front of a crowd of more than 100 at CAVU Cellars Saturday.

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Monday's Glance, Scoreboard

Monday's Glance, Scoreboard

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Dryness a driver in April’s weather

In golfing terms, April came in slightly over par for temperature but turned in a subpar performance for rainfall.

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Whitman Sweets host NW Regional tourney

Whitman College’s Sweets ultimate frisbee program hosted the Northwest Regional tournament over the weekend, with 12 men’s teams and eight women’s squads competing for spots in the national tournament over Memorial Day weekend.

Eagles Talon testy track for NWAC

REDMOND, Wash. — Eagles Talon at Willow Run proved to be a testy track here Sunday during the first round of a Northwest Athletic Conference golf tournament.

Walla Walla Sweets add two summer youth baseball camps

The Walla Walla Sweets have announced the return of Sweet Lou’s Skills Camp as well as the Sweets Prospect Camp.

Sounders silence New York City FC

NEW YORK CITY – Some players rely upon the roar of a home crowd. They use it as replenishing fuel for tired legs and inspiration for late game-winners, for that final nudge over the finish line.

EWU geologist measures ‘Bloomsquake’

The pounding feet of more than 40,000 Bloomsday runners aren’t enough to cause an earthquake.

M’s give up 3 homers in loss to Astros

HOUSTON — The short porch in left field of Minute Maid Park got the best of the Seattle Mariners again Sunday.

How to Beat the Crowd - Ken Fisher

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