A downtown Walla Walla store known for its interior design and home decor selection will be closing its doors this fall.
By Arrangement will close for good Nov. 1 after 15 years in business, according to an advertisement from the Main Street retailer.
Owner Mary Peterson is planning to retire.
A closeout sale has begun at the shop that specializes in home decor from lamps, candlesticks and wall hangings to throw pillows, clocks and vases. Everything is 30 percent off or more at the store, 128 E. Main St. All gift certificates must be used by Oct. 31.
Hours of operation are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.
A new licensed massage practitioner has joined Many Waters Wellness Center.
Benjamn King has returned to the Walla Walla area after being gone several years. His practice, Hands of Hope Massage, specializes in clinical massage.
For more information or to schedule appointments at Many Waters, 800 Sprague Ave., visit www.manywaterswellnesscenter.com or call King at 540-7211.
It's not just back-to-school time for local students. Tax preparers are also getting back into the swing of things.
Liberty Tax Service will host a back-to-tax-school open house and job fair Friday to introduce interested participants in the operation's tax education program and job opportunities.
The event runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the 705 W. Rose St. location.
Participants will get a preview of what students learn about taxes in Liberty's fall courses, including the latest changes and income-tax basics. Those who attend can also review course materials, meet instructors and get free tax advice.
Liberty Tax plans to hire 40,000 tax preparers and fill other positions at its 3,500 U.S. office locations for the upcoming tax season, according to an announcement.
The business's 10-week tax classes come with a flexible schedule. Scholarships are available. To learn more, call 526-5081.
Strictly Business is a local business column. Vicki Hillhouse can be reached at email@example.com or 526-8321.