WALLA WALLA — Teaching your dog to sit, stand and lie down with positive reinforcement is the topic for the free monthly Lunchtime Learning class to be held at noon, Sept. 9, at Animal Clinic of Walla Walla, 2089 Taumarson Road.
Cadet Lucas Dean “Luke” Fazzari blazed through his first year at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y.
DAYTON — The Christian Women’s Connection will present “The Rest of the Story,” 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 10, at LC @ The Green (golf course), 209 N. Pine St.
While out shopping the specials for school supplies, consider a few extra items to tuck into the Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes as this annual campaign gears up.
WALLA WALLA — Children’s Home Society of Walla Walla is in search of volunteers to mentor families. Parent aide volunteers often make the critical difference in empowering parents to succeed in their lives and parenting and help prevent child abuse and neglect, according to a news release.
I have lived in Walla Walla for five years and have heard this statement several times: “You know, Pioneer Park was designed by the same man who did New York’s Central Park.” I was impressed and intrigued, and after much research I have discovered how much truth is in that claim.
WALLA WALLA — AARP Driver Safety is offering its Smart Driver Course in September. The curriculum was developed to help drivers 50 and older stay current with driving laws and new technologies inside and outside of vehicles.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Valley Horsemen Association will present the 43rd annual Eddie MacMurdo Horse Show, 8 a.m.-9 p.m. on Sept. 13 and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14, at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St.
PORTLAND — The Port of Portland has reached an agreement to house a Canadian company’s propane terminal, importing the fuel by rail from Canada and exporting it by ship to Asia.
When I first moved to Walla Walla I was delighted to discover the diversity of bird species that migrate through this area, as I am a bit of an amateur birder. However, the veterinarian in me also became a bit nervous, as all of these migratory birds put us at risk for West Nile virus.
WALLA WALLA — Tickets for the Walla Walla General Hospital Gala 2014 are now available.
PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
Can we all just stop pimping our children? Stop selling them out for “Like” and “Share”? Quit scurrying to gather “views”?
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Dayton School Board
As former Washington governors, we recently took the unprecedented step of joining every other living former state governor, Democrats and Republicans alike, in filing a “friends of the court” brief with the state Supreme Court. We urged the court to give the Legislature the 2015 session to adopt a sustainable basic-education funding plan.
DETROIT — Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city’s bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
Please join me in re-electing John Turner for sheriff of Walla Walla County.
Whoever did the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days website did the public a great disservice.
All schools are now open in the Walla Walla Valley. Make sure to slow down in school zones.