WALLA WALLA — Fifteen acres of Eastgate land off of Isaacs Avenue could one day be the newest location for a big-box retailer, but not before the city passes a number of hurdles including a public hearing Wednesday.
When former Gov. Booth Gardner first came on the state political scene in the early 1980s, he seemed out of place.
TACOMA — Elected officials, especially one as prominent as a governor, tend to accumulate enemies.
It’s difficult to watch the video posted on Facebook of two local teenage girls fighting as other teens encourage the violence. It’s disgusting and outrageous — and it happened in Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA — Police were led on a high speed chase Saturday night that resulted a local man being put behind bars.
Remember the Jeep lie produced repeatedly during the Romney campaign despite Jeep’s continued protests?
WAITSBURG — Waitsburg Elementary School will hold kindergarten registration for the fall of 2013 next week. All children who turn 5 on or before Aug. 31 are eligible to register.
Thefts, Burglaries WW Police 1000 block Frankland Street. Radar detector, loose change from vehicle.
Electric blanket blamed for fire on Mojonnier Place
LOS ANGELES — Japanese architect Toyo Ito, whose buildings have been praised for their fluid beauty and balance between the physical and virtual world, has won the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the prize’s jury announced Sunday.
WWCC students will stage an original operetta this week in the college Music Room.
WALLA WALLA — The voices of more than a dozen music students lift in song in the music room at Walla Walla Community College. Their songs about creatures that go bump in the night, and a princess who simply loves to sing, are part of this year’s “Fairytale: An Original Operetta.”
Weston City Council members are Bill Boyd, Lyn Delph, Julie Schuld and Jennifer Spurgeon. With all present Thursday, the board:
Feb. 16, 1938 — March 16, 2013
WALLA WALLA — Barbara J. (Bobbe) Locati, 75, died March 16, 2013, at her home.
April 13, 1915 — March 17, 2013
WALLA WALLA — Carrie Davis, 97, died March 17, 2013, at her home.
WALLA WALLA — “Nanoscience and the Future of the Global Carbon Cycle” will be presented by A. Paul Alivisatos on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Olin Hall 130, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave.
WALLA WALLA — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will host a free two-hour information session at the Walla Walla Public Library on Wednesday.
WALLA WALLA — Terry Tang, deputy editorial page editor of The New York Times, will present “Poor Richard’s iPad: The Return of American Journalism to its Roots” on March 28 at 7 p.m. at the Reid Campus Center Ballroom A, corner of Park Street and Boyer Avenue.
Trailer parks cause tornados or, maybe, they just attract them. I’ve heard that discussion. I humbly suggest that there is a connection between violent weather and fragile homes.
WALLA WALLA — “UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sri Lanka: Unfolding the Multifaceted Personality of an Island Civilization,” will be presented by Sudharshan Seneviratne, PhD at 7:30 p.m. March 27 in Olin Hall 245, Whitman College, 280 Boyer Ave.
WALLA WALLA — Whitman College is seeking teen applicants for its annual Whitman Institute for Scholastic Enrichment program. The program is open to students in seventh and eighth grades. Students for low-income homes, or those who would be the first in their families to go to college are especially encouraged to apply.
WALLA WALLA — Pioneer Middle School will be the site of this year’s state competition of the Odyssey of the Mind international educational program.
CRIMINAL CASES Walla Walla County Megan C. Lares-Storms, 22, 434 S.E. Fifth St., College Place, was charged March 14 with two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: District board room, 364 S. Park St.
WALLA WALLA — Breakfast with the Easter Bunny for all ages will be held Saturday from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Walla Walla Masonic Center, 607 E. Main St. by the Walla Walla Job’s Daughters.
A portion of parking in the lot behind Valley Vision will be fenced off and closed to vehicles and pedestrians, the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation has said.
Red Reina Cuisine is making downtown deliveries.
Good luck filling out those brackets. The No. 1 seeds are set for the NCAA tournament, but very little has gone as expected in this college basketball season.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Community College managed just four hits in the second game of its baseball doubleheader with Prairie Baseball Academy Sunday afternoon at Warrior Field, but took advantage of six Prairie Dawgs’ errors to post a 10-8 victory.
LAIE, Hawaii – Heading into Saturday morning, the 13th-ranked Whitman men’s tennis team was desperate to end a three-match losing streak.
MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — Linfield used a four-run sixth inning to break away from Whitman College to complete a three-game sweep of the Missionaries, 7-2, here Sunday.
WALLA WALLA — Coach Mike Staudenmaier’s Walla Walla Community College softball team is learning how to score runs. And that’s good, because the pitching-strapped Warriors are having a terrible time keeping the other team off the scoreboard.
Walla Walla’s Harvest Foods is hopping with Easter plans.
LEWISTON — The Walla Walla High School boys and girls track teams both finished first at the 13-team Lewiston Invitational here Saturday at Sweeney Track.
SEATTLE — It’s daunting. But it’s also doable. Just remember the lunch pail and steel-toed boots. In a season of firsts, Gonzaga annexed another one Sunday, winning a debate that involved the University of Miami for a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.
SEATTLE — A year ago, the Washington men’s basketball team greeted a National Invitation Tournament berth with tepid enthusiasm after winning the Pac-12 regular-season title and being passed over by the NCAA tournament.
EUGENE — In the space of a week, Oregon ran an emotional gamut. The Ducks ended the regular season with a thud — losing their final two games — then turned around and won the Pacific-12 Conference tournament. Now Oregon heads into the NCAA tournament as the No. 12 seed in the Midwest Region. The Ducks (26-8) will face No. 14 Oklahoma State, the fifth seed in the Midwest, on Thursday in San Jose, Calif.
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. — Rafael Nadal rallied from a set and 1-3 down in the second to beat Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open final on Sunday, giving the Spaniard his third title in four tournaments since returning from a seven-month injury layoff.
PHOENIX — Stacy Lewis won the LPGA Founders Cup on Sunday to jump to No. 1 in the world, taking advantage of Ai Miyazato’s collapse on the 16th hole.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. — Kevin Streelman finally won on the PGA Tour with a game that looked as if he had done this many times before.
TORONTO — The Miami Heat equaled the second-longest winning streak in NBA history, pulling away in the fourth quarter Sunday to beat the Toronto Raptors 108-91 for their 22nd consecutive win.
BOISE — Everybody dance now. The Boise State Broncos waited anxiously since Wednesday’s loss in the Mountain West Tournament to see if they were headed to the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time.
Zonta Club of Walla Walla will host a free informative meeting for the community about activities carried out by the local American Red Cross chapter.