Tony Clark said he’s “blown away” that he is the first former major leaguer to become head of the baseball players’ union.
Lindsey Vonn was cleared to get back on a World Cup course for downhill training, the latest step as she works to return from a right knee injury and get ready for the Sochi Olympics.
Five former Kansas City Chiefs players who were on the team between 1987 and 1993 filed a lawsuit claiming the team hid and even lied about the risks of head injuries during that time period when there was no collective bargaining agreement in place in the NFL.
Jeff Burton became NBC Sports Group’s first hire for the broadcast booth when the network decided the respected driver was a must-have analyst for its upcoming NASCAR coverage.
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Floyd A. Triplett of Milton-Freewater passed away on Nov. 21, 2013
WALLA WALLA — A trial date has been set for a career criminal who police say set up a large methamphetamine lab at a local motel in 2011.
A family of four in Pendleton is scrambling to find a place to stay after a man duped them into a bogus rental deal.
A blast of winter weather blanketed Eastern Oregon roads in snow and ice Tuesday, once again delaying movement of the megaload convoy bound for the oil sands of Alberta, Canada.
SEATTLE — Washington political leaders are locked in lengthy negotiations this week as they struggle to develop an agreement to spend billions of dollars on transportation projects.
Two engineers for BNSF Railway have filed a federal discrimination lawsuit against the company — one of the country’s largest rail carriers — alleging it refuses to provide medical benefits to their same-sex spouses.
Michael Walter King went from landing his “dream job” as executive director of the now-defunct Senate Democratic Campaign Committee to busing tables at a Ballard restaurant after he was fired for embezzling at least $330,000 in campaign contributions — money he spent on booze and blackjack, according to his defense attorney.
SEATTLE — Temperatures are below freezing across Washington and the National Weather Service says they are likely to stay that way through the weekend.
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Former Walla Walla resident Kenneth Jantz, 75,
WAITSBURG — Waitsburg’s Hometown Christmas celebration has an extra gift in store for horse owners.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Dennis Burks has resigned as vice chairman of the Milton-Freewater School Board.
I was recently conducting a rehearsal of our church orchestra and realized as I stood up to begin that I had forgotten to bring my conducting baton. I remembered that all my batons are on my conductor’s stand in my classroom at school. So I conducted the rehearsal baton-less, with hand alone.
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WALLA WALLA — The Moms’ Network will be at Book & Game Company, 38 E. Main St., 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, with Moms’ Network T-shirts, aprons, shopping bags, water bottles and a large selection of books for sale to benefit the group’s activities.
Columbia County commissioners
WALLA WALLA — The city’s Transportation Benefit District will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to review and approve a $1.1 million budget, of which $823,300 will be used for Wilbur Avenue, Rose Street and other street projects as funding allows.