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9 years later, remains of Milton-Freewater man found

Loggers in the Blue Mountains outside of Milton-Freewater discovered the skeletal remains of Byron Jeffrey Fusselman, reported missing in November 2005, a few weeks before the young man would have turned 20.

Ogwumike helps Sparks beat Storm

When the Los Angeles Sparks needed a lift to break open a close game in the second half, Nneka Ogwumike and Candace Parker took over.

Young pitches M’s to 4-3 win

For some teams, four runs is an average day of production.

Morgan in the middle again as WW hosts junior girls

When the Girls’ Junior Americas Cup Team Matches play out this week at the Walla Walla Country Club, Carol Morgan will, as usual, be involved up to her eyeballs.

Memorial to honor injured veterans underway in D.C.

WASHINGTON — Army Lt. Dawn Halfaker was on patrol 10 years ago in Baqubah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade tore through her military vehicle and exploded inside.

Alonzo-Hallquist wedding

Former Walla Wallan Maxene Alonzo of Portland and Craig Hallquist of Vancouver, Wash., wed June 4, 2014, at the Alameda Botanical Gardens, Rock of Gibralter, United Kingdom.

Cole-Suto wedding

Former Walla Wallan Lindsay Cole and Laszlo Suto of Sandpoint, Idaho, wed May 31, 2014, at the Sandpoint Events Center. The Rev. Sam Meredith officiated.

Larry and Carol Paynter anniversary

Larry and Carol Paynter of College Place celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on July 5 at an informal dinner party in their home. The party was hosted by Andrew and Cinda Paynter of Billings, Mont., and Georjan Bridger of Salem.

Jack and Mary Barga anniversary

Dr. Jack and Mary Barga of Walla Walla celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary in late July with their family on the Oregon Coast.

What can faithful Fido teach humans about jealousy?

Jealousy is such a powerful emotion that at least one study has characterized it as the third leading cause of non-accidental homicide in all cultures. Is it possible that this universal green-eyed monster evolved as a survival mechanism?

Civilian employees receive awards from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District presented awards to several civilian employees during a June 27 ceremony at District headquarters.

Walla Walla medical team serves South Pacific islanders

A self-described “humble bone mechanic,” Walla Walla surgeon Dr. Richard Henderson is drawn to serving others. For this his fifth trip overseas, he assembled and led an orthopedic surgery team to Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, through Canvasback Missions, Inc.

Letter - Valley changed by economic forces

Economic forces have changed our countryside.

Letter - Immigrants work hard, come for better life

Let me tell you a story of two grandmothers.

Letter - Duncan is reliable and dedicated

I am writing in support of Jim Duncan for Walla Walla County commissioner.

Letter - Pool should be for entire WW area

A pool for Walla Walla residents means just that, not just for the city residents to decide.

Letter - City should focus on primary roadways

I realize the city road department is busy with numerous projects during the summer months, but I’d like to request it focus its attention on the primary roadways rather than the secondary ones.

Letter - Jim Duncan’s background, work are impressive

I am pleased to be able to recommend Jim Duncan for your county commissioner.

Letter - State and nation need higher minimum wage

According to’s feature called the best and worst, some of the countries with the highest minimum wages are Luxembourg, France and Australia.

Letter - U-B editorial on Congress and political revenge was best in years

The Union-Bulletin editorial about the fooling around in “our” Congress, political revenge, etc., was the best editorial I have seen in many a year!