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Janel Haer

1957 - 2014

Janel Haer, 57, died Aug. 19, 2014

Ernest Oster

1936 - 2014

Ernest Gene Oster, 77, died Aug. 19, 2014

Claudia M. King Gentry

1945 - 2014

Claudia Marie Gentry, 69, passed away June 24, 2014

Roy Niedt

1922 - 2014

Roy Edward Niedt of Milton-Freewater passed away Aug. 15, 2014

Grace Streifling

1918 - 2014

Grace Eleanor Streifling, 96, passed away on July 9, 2014

Irene Wert

1934 - 2014

Irene Joyce Wert, 80, died Aug. 19, 2014

Raffle for Alaskan cruise to benefit senior center

WALLA WALLA — A seven-day cruise through Alaska’s Inside Passage will be raffled off in a fundraiser to benefit the Walla Walla Senior Citizens Center.

Walla Walla man reaches finish line in cross-country cycle trip

He made it! On Aug. 2, Walla Wallan Joel McClure completed a 3,300-mile cross-country bike ride for Push America.

Kids to have special day at farmers’ market

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla General Hospital will host Kids Day at the Downtown Farmers Market. The event will be 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the market, Fourth Avenue and Main Street, behind City Hall. Youngsters can visit the “Good Food Train” for fun activities and special prizes.

Minutes - Waitsburg School Board - 8/18/14

Waitsburg School Board

5k run to raise funds for abuse-recovery agency

WALLA WALLA — Trilogy Recovery Community will host the fourth annual 5k Run for Recovery during National Recovery Month.

Comments sought on request to demolish city building

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Joint Community Development Agency has received a request from the city’s Engineering Division to demolish the old Valve House at 521 Mill Creek Road, currently used for miscellaneous storage. The demolition is proposed to make room for water treatment plan upgrades required by the Department of Health.

Births - 8/19/14

Births reported at Walla Walla General Hospital

Minutes - Garfield County Commission - 8/18/14

Garfield County Commission

Registration open for walk against drunken driving

WALLA WALLA — Registration has been extended through Aug. 25 for the third annual Walla Walla Walks Against Drunk Driving Fun Run.

Columbia County prosecutor to face challenger in November

DAYTON — Columbia County Prosecutor Rea Culwell will have a challenger in November after Randy O. Lewis amassed enough write-in votes in the Aug. 5 primary to get his name on the general election ballot.

Devoted personal touch helps student develop social skills

As summer comes to an end, I am both eager and excited to get back to work in the classroom. I work as an para-educator in the K-2 developmentally delayed class at Prospect Point. This will be my fifth year working in the district and I can honestly say that what I do for a living is truly my passion. So much so that I am currently going to school in order to become a special-education teacher.

Pond and Garden Tour tickets now available

WALLA WALLA — Tickets for the 13th annual Pond and Garden Tour, hosted by the Walla Walla Community Hospice, are now on sale.

Agenda - Columbia County Commission - 8/20/14

Columbia County Commission

Agenda - Waitsburg City Council - 8/20/14

Waitsburg City Council