Former Walla Wallan Erik Kofler and Samantha Manierre of Berkeley, Calif., announce their engagement.The bride-elect is the daughter of Bill and Barbara Manierre of Berkeley. She graduated from Whitman College in 2005 and in 2009 from University of the Pa
Frank and Marianne O'Leary of Walla Walla announce the engagement of daughter Shannon Marie O'Leary to Seth Ryan Wertman of Liberty Lake, Wash.The bride-elect graduated in 2000 from Walla Walla High School and in 2004 from the University of Idaho at Mosco
Gerald and Carol Stiller were greeted with a surprise 50th wedding anniversary dinner at Hong's Cafe in Milton-Freewater on Dec. 27. The couple's children arranged the party for family, friends and neighbors when they heard their parents had planned a qui
Ralph "Brandy" and Genevieve "Jennie" Brandon of Walla Walla celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary at a family dinner on Thanksgiving Day.The couple met at the skating rink in Walla Walla in 1945, when Brandy was stationed at the Walla Walla Air Base
BURBANK - The Columbia School Board will hold a public work session Monday as part of its regular monthly meetings. The purpose of the session is to discuss the upcoming maintenance and operations levy.The meeting will be held in the district's administra
WALLA WALLA - The Walla Walla Joint Community Development Agency board will meet Monday.The meeting will be at 4 p.m. at the city of Walla Walla Service Center, 55 Moore St.Items on the agenda include an update on the selection of employees for the new ag
DAYTON - Due to lack of a quorum, the Dayton City Council's regular meeting Monday will be continued to Jan. 24.Because of the delayed meeting, two public hearings scheduled for Jan. 10 will have to be re-advertised, Mayor Craig George said.
When: Monday, 6 p.m.Where: Dixie School.
When: Monday, 7 p.m.Where: Elementary Room 109.
When: Monday, 7 p.m.Where: Athena Elementary School library, 375 S. Fifth St.
When: Monday 7 p.m.Where: 8 S.W. Eighth Ave., Public Library Albee Room.
When: 7 p.m. Monday.Where: College Place City Hall, 625 S. College Ave.
When: Monday and Tuesday. Monday meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. Afternoon session begins at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday workshop will begin at 9 a.m.Where: Walla Walla County Public Health and Legislative Building, 314 W. Main St.
WAITSBURG — Waitsburg-Prescott came out on top of Mac-Hi in a cross-state line match Saturday night.W-P topped the Pioneers, 68-20.'We've just got a lot more experience then they've got,” said W-P head coach Jerry Baker. 'Their girls worked hard and they
BURBANK — The host Coyotes raced to a 25-0 lead after one quarter and coasted to a 66-21 victory over Wahluke in South Central Conference East Division girls basketball action Saturday night.Burbank is now 4-8 overall and 2-1 in league.'We got going right
WALLA WALLA — DeSales topped Asotin, 61-49, in Southeast 2B league play Saturday.The win improves the Irish to 8-2 overall and 3-0 in league.'Both teams played well offensively in the first half,” said DeSales coach Tim Duncan. 'The key to the game was, w
ATHENA — Weston-McEwen dug itself a hole Saturday in girls Blue Mountain Conference basketball action.Stanfield roared to a 22-13 lead after one, but the TigerScots fought back to claim a 52-44 win.'It was not the first period we were looking for,” TigerS
COLLEGE PLACE — Walla Walla Valley Academy girls basketball team fell short in a defensive battle at home Saturday, dropping a 27-24 contest against Tri-Cities Prep.The game came down to the last minute when Prep nailed its lone three of the night to drop
RICHLAND — Dayton came out flat and was never able to recover in a 73-46 loss to Liberty Christian in Southeast 2B girls basketball action Saturday night.'We came out totally flat to begin with,” said Dayton coach Scott Hudson. 'We got some shots, we just
POMEROY — A trio of Pomeroy players scored in double figures Saturday night as the Pirates posted a 56-35 Southeast 1B girls basketball victory over Touchet.Pomeroy is now 10-1 overall and 5-1 in league heading into a Friday match at St. John-Endicott.Kin
Helix — Helix's girls basketball team rolled out to 30 point lead midway into the fourth quarter en route to grabbing its first league win of the season, defeating Central Christian 57-40 at home Saturday.The Grizzlies (5-8, 1-3) were led by various stron
WENATCHEE — Seth Alden scored 24 points to lead Wa-Hi to a 58-40 victory over Wenatchee in Big Nine Conference 4A boys basketball action here Saturday night.The Blue Devils leveled their overall record at 6-6 and improved to 3-1 in league.'The kids came o
POMEROY — Pomeroy boys basketball team scored a dramatic victory at home on Saturday, holding off a late charge from Touchet to notch a 49-48 win.Touchet scored the last five points of the game, but it came up a free throw short when the clock read all ze
RICHLAND — Dayton dropped its third road game of the Southeast 2B season Saturday in boys basketball action, 55-53, to Liberty Christian.Liberty Christian used a 16-7 third-period run to pull ahead 42-31 to start the fourth. The Bulldogs fought back but
MORO — The Helix girls basketball team fell on the road, 56-31, to Condon/Wheeler Friday night.The Grizzlies (4-8) fell behind by double figures in the first half and never recovered.'It was a physical game,” said Helix head coach Dean Fouquette. 'I thoug
LANCASTER, Calif. — The Walla Walla University Wolves found Southern California sunshine to their liking here Thursday as they opened a three-game men's basketball road trip by posting their first victory of the season.The Wolves squandered a six-point ha
Wenatchee's girls top an inexperienced Wa-Hi team, 57-44.
WALLA WALLA — Wa-Hi got even younger as freshmen Kiana Molitor and Jaiden Hodnefield made their home varsity debuts for the Blue Devils Saturday in Columbia Basin Big 9 girls basketball action.Wa-Hi jumped to an 8-5 lead after one, but Wenatchee took it f
MISSION, Ore. — Nixyaawii's girls basketball team lost a close game with Ione in Oregon 1A Big Sky Conference basketball action Friday night, 60-55.'It went back and forth for a while,” said Golden Eagles head coach Jeremy Maddern. 'Neither team had a lea
WALLA WALLA — Wa-Hi entered the fourth quarter of its Big Nine Conference 4A boys basketball game with undefeated Davis on Friday night trailing by 10 points, 47-37.The Blue Devils drew to within three, 54-51, when forward Matt Watson converted a 3-point
CONNELL — Connell hit from downtown early and often and handed visiting Burbank a girls 49-31 South Central Conference East loss Friday night.'It was a tough game from the start,” Coyotes coach John Muchlinski said. 'They hit three 3s to start the game an
CBC hands WWCC's women a 63-58 loss.
PASCO — Walla Walla Community College closed a 10-point hole to a two-point game with 24 seconds left on the clock but couldn't pull out a win against Columbia Basin in Northwest Community College Athletic Association women's basketball Saturday night.The
WAITSBURG — The Waitsburg-Prescott girls basketball team continued its pefect season in nail-biting fashion by dropping Asotin 52-50 at home Friday.Genesis Pearson led W-P (7-0) with 17 rebounds and 17 points.'Genesis was awesome,” said W-P head coach Jer
The Missionary women erase a 10-point deficit in the final 6 minutes, but fall to UPS, 60-58.
WALLA WALLA — The University of Puget Sound took a 10-point lead following a Lindsay Layland basket with 6 minutes left here in Northwest Conference women's basketball action Friday.Whitman battled back to tie it at 55 following two free throws from Rebec
BOYS BASKETBALL - Defense keys W-P's SE2B victory over AsotinWeston-McEwen volleyball tops Enterprise for 14-1 overall record
WAITSBURG — Zach Bartlow scored 13 points and dished out three assists to lead Waitsburg-Prescott in a Southeast 2B League victory over Asotin, 49-42, Friday night. W-P's Kris Cady just missed a double-double with 10 points and nine boards.Dustin Wooderch
Whitman picks up its first Northwest Conference victory with the 96-86 win Friday night.
WALLA WALLA — Drew Raher completed a 3-point play for Whitman with 14:41 left in the first half here at George Ball Court Friday in Northwest Conference men's basketball action.Raher's free throw put Whitman up 16-15, and 30 seconds later Peter Clark drai
POLSON, Montana — Sierra King scored a game-high 34 points here Saturday night as Walla Walla University's women's basketball team snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 75-62 victory over Salish Kootenai.The contest was the first for the Wolves' Mike P
PASCO — Walla Walla Community College dropped a heartbreaker in double overtime on the road Saturday, dropping its road tilt to Columbia Basin College 96-94 in double overtime.The loss dropped WWCC to 7-6 in the year.'It was our game to take, but we just
HELIX — The Helix boys picked up their first win of the basketball season with a 69-35 shellacking of Central Christian Saturday night.'It was a good win for us tonight,” said Helix coach Brooke Garton. 'We played some really good team basketball.”Zach Su
WALLA WALLA — Swimming fans can watch 229 junior swimmers, including 50 from the Walla Walla Swim Club, at the January Storm Swim Meet at the Sherwood Center on the Whitman campus. The meet runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and admission is free.
Sarah Anderegg and Catelyn Brewer combine for 24 points in the 77-65 win.
WALLA WALLA — Junior Jenele Peterson tallied a game-high 23 points and rookies Sarah Anderegg and Catelyn Brewer combined for 24 points in their first collegiate starts to spark Whitman College to a 77-65 basketball victory over Pacific Lutheran Saturday
OAKESDALE — Pomeroy fell behind Tekoa-Oakesdale in girls Southeast 1B League basketball action Friday night, but rallied for a 16-2 third quarter to pick up a 44-31 win.'It was a tough game,” said Pomeroy head coach Nettie Severs. 'It's tough to play here
WALLA WALLA — In a game where offenses sputtered and points were hard to come by, Pacific Lutheran made 28 of 31 free throws and edged Whitman College 61-57 in men's basketball action Saturday night in Sherwood Center.Pacific Lutheran squared its Northwes
WALLA WALLA — The Seattle Mariners Caravans starts its 2011 road trip in Eastern Washington, including a trip to Walla Walla.The Caravan will be in Walla Walla from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday for a free autograph session at the Sherwood Center on the Whitman Co
YAKIMA — Torri Crawford had a team-high 21 points, 10 boards and three assists to lead the Wa-Hi girls basketball team to a 52-46 Big Nine Conference victory over Davis Friday night.The win pulls Wa-Hi's record to 1-2 in league and 5-6 overall.'Torri had
LA GRANDE, Ore. — Superior height and quickness powered La Grande to a 78-16 victory over Mac-Hi here Friday night in a Greater Oregon League girls basketball opener for both schools.The Tigers blitzed the Pioneers 26-7 in the first quarter and continued
TOUCHET — Touchet's boys basketball team couldn't quite pull out a home victory over Garfield-Palouse, falling 44-42 on Friday.Matt Kates led the Indians with 13 points and three 3s.'Kates had a really strong game for us,” said Touchet head coach Tim McKe
MORO — The Helix boys basketball team's mission to pick up its first win lasted at least another day after the Grizzlies fell to Condon/Wheeler, 45-23, Friday.Zach Sundin led the way for Helix (0-12) with 11 points.'We had a lot to be proud of tonight,” s
MISSION — Josh Barkley scored 26 points here Friday night to lead Nixyaawii to a 60-47 victory over Ione in a boys Big Sky Conference basketball game.The Golden Eagles moved their record to 6-8 overall and 3-1 in the Big Sky's Eastern Division going into
IRRIGON — Tiffani Cain scored 21 points and had 10 boards to lead Weston-McEwen's girls basketball team to a Blue Mountain Conference victory over Irrigon, 49-26, Friday night.Shaelin Youncs added 11 points and Makayla Christopher grabbed a team-high 11 r
'I thought we actually came out sluggish,” said W-P head coach T.J. Scott. 'We played well in the first quarter, but then we kind of fell asleep. We pulled it together in the second half though, and played one of our best halves of the year.”W-P was led b
IRRIGON — Tyler Babb's 27 points and 11 rebounds weren't enough to lead the Weston-McEwen TigerScots boys basketball team to a victory Friday night in Blue Mountain Conference action as the TigerScots fell to Irrigon, 51-46.'Babb had a great game,” W-M co
TOUCHET — Touchet's girls basketball team got out to a 12-2 first-quarter lead Friday night, but eventually fell to Garfield-Palouse, 45-33, in a Southeast 1B League matchup.'We got out to our best start ever,” Touchet coach Mike Giusti said. 'Then we got
CONNELL — Connell came out on the top end of a see-saw battle with Columbia-Burbank here Friday night in a boys South Central Conference Eastern Division basketball game.The Eagles, who trailed by a basket at the end of the first quarter and led by two po