News for Monday, November 1, 2010



Fall in full swing with wet, windy October

More of the same is on tap for this month, with predictions calling for above-normal precipitation.

WALLA WALLA -- Although October eased out on a sunny note Sunday, it still left behind plenty of puddles and leaf-covered lawns.

Paws up for holiday treats

In their first year in business, owners of the new pet supply store Wags to Whiskers doled out treats on Saturday to trick-or-treating dogs.

SCIENCE MATTERS - New tack can shed light when politics clouds discussion

Sadly, global warming has become politicized. Putting all the data together is not easy. However, there are ways of approaching the matter objectively. In the end, the conclusions each of us draw will depend on our different perceptions of risks and who w

Underage drinking subject of meeting in Burbank

BURBANK -- The Burbank Community Coalition is hosting a town hall-style meeting Wednesday to discuss underage drinking.

Etcetera - 11/01/10

Local American Field Service chapter members will hold their annual information night from 7-8:30 Tuesday in the Walla Walla High School library, 800 Abbott Road.

Eatery GRAZE celebrates 1st anniversary

GRAZE -- a place to eat -- has cause to celebrate this week.

The downtown eatery will commemorate its first anniversary at its Colville Street shop with a special discount on sandwiches and drinks through Thursday, said owner John Lastoskie.

Forum in Walla Walla delves into water law proposals

A session at Walla Walla Community College offers a look at the Department of Ecology's wish list for changes.

WALLA WALLA -- A forum Tuesday will focus on what may be a subject of lively debate next year in the state Legislature.The "Water Smart Washington" forum will focus on proposed wide-ranging changes to state water law proposed by the state Department of Ec

Late-night probe at Weinhard Hotel seeks the otherworldly

A Halloween night paranormal investigation put the Weinhard Hotel in Dayton under scrutiny.

DAYTON -- "Do you have a name?"Silence."We're not here to run you out or scare you."The floor squeaked as someone shifted his weight to the other leg."That box with the green light, that won't hurt you. If you can make the number go up to 4, we'll leave."

Emergency Services - 11/01/10

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of the agencies listed below. Readers with any information on these or other crimes should call the local police or county sheriff's department. By law, victims of crim

$n$ Walla Walla School Board to meet Tuesday evening

WALLA WALLA -- The Walla Walla School Board will hold a regular meeting Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The board meets in the district board room at 364 S. Park St. Meetings are open to the public.

$n$ Oliver Layne Engstrand

To Alexandria Fowler and Nick Engstrand, Walla Walla, a son, Oliver Layne Engstrand, 8 pounds 4 ounces, born Oct. 29, 2010.

$n$ Missionary men win fifth straight soccer match

Whitman remains in third place in the NWC standings with the 2-0 victory over Willamette Sunday.

WALLA WALLA — Senior defender John Fleming celebrated his first college goal late in the first half and senior captain Conner Bottomly added an insurance goal in the 89th minute as Whitman College won its fifth straight soccer game with a 2-0 shutout of W

$n$ Whitman women slip past Willamette in NWC soccer play

MacKenzie Hughes' 12th-minute goal holds up in the 1-0 Northwest Conference win Sunday.

WALLA WALLA — If you happened to turn your head for a few seconds at the wrong moment, you missed all of the scoring as Whitman College slipped past Willamette University 1-0 in Northwest Conference women's soccer action Sunday afternoon at the Whitman At

$n$ Blue Crush finish soccer season with win over Sabers

WALLA WALLA — The Blue Crush of the Blue Mountain Soccer Club finished their season Saturday with a victory over the Sabers '96 of Spokane, 3-0, at Howard-Tietan Park. The Crush competed in the Girls U-14 Reebok Division of District 6 of Washington State

Death Notice - Cindy Head

Sept. 18, 1964 - Oct. 31, 2010

Audrey Schirman

Oct. 19, 2010

James Swentik

March 14, 1958 - Oct. 26, 2010

Doris Davison

Sept. 19, 1924 – Oct. 27, 2010