Stories for September 2005

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Thursday, September 29

VA panel meets Friday

The federally appointed group will discuss options for the local VA during a meeting at Wildhorse.

The seven possible options proposed for Walla Walla's veterans hospital will be reviewed Friday, and the public will have a chance to share thoughts.The Local Advisory Panel consulting on the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Thursday, September 15

Consultants offer options for VA

Choices for the local facility were developed under a federal contract.

From no change in service to complete closure to expanded services, seven possible options for future operations have been compiled for Walla Walla's veterans hospital.

Grant to assist homeless vets

Fourteen new beds will serve Walla Walla's homeless veterans under a $400,000 federal grant announced Wednesday.The Walla Walla Housing Authority will use the money from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to buy properties on West Chestnut and West W

Sunday, September 11

Care about our veterans whether or not you support war

The very least the government can do is support those who have been injured in battle, physically or mentally.I realize anyone under the age of 50 really doesn't get the connection between the civilian population and the soldiers during past wars.This war