1921 - 2014
Former Milton-Freewater resident James E. “Jim” Barber, 92,
WASHINGTON — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels.
The Yakama Nation is asking a federal judge to stop the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from conducting wildflower tours on Rattlesnake Mountain starting this week.
OLYMPIA (AP) — A 23-year-old Olympia man who studied mechanical engineering at the University of Washington is finding a market for his invention — lenses that turn your cellphone into a microscope.
Prescott School Board
PORTLAND (AP) — An Oregon duck accused of having “abnormally dangerous propensities” finds itself at the center of a lawsuit that seeks $275,000 in damages.
Port of Walla Walla
Friends of the Library of Walla Walla’s Media Madness fundraiser will offer a variety of lightly used DVDs, books on tape, books on CD, music CDs, hardback, paperback, children’s and coffee table books, decorative items and games for all ages.
It surely wasn’t his intent, but talk-radio shock jock Glenn Beck gave Exhibit A last week of why Western Washington University President Bruce Shepard is so worried about the future of his school.
YAKIMA — Yakima, Benton and Franklin counties together logged seven cases of the rare birth defect anencephaly in 2013, the fourth year of unusually high numbers of cases, the state Department of Health reported Tuesday.
WALLA WALLA — The Northwest Quarter Horse Association will hold its annual show Thursday through Sunday at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St.
I am a court appointed special advocate (CASA) serving in Walla Walla. A CASA is appointed to advocate for the needs of a child who has been abused, neglected or abandoned by their parent.
STARBUCK — Barge and boat traffic on the Lower Snake River is back to normal after repairs to the Little Goose Dam navigation lock were finished ahead of schedule.
Emergency Services - 4/23/14
1921 - 2014
Rose Emma Purcell of Weston passed away April 16, 2014, at her home at the age of 92 years.
Voters on Tuesday failed to pass a $10.2 million proposal to build a new science building on the Walla Walla High School campus.
1945 - 2014
Former Walla Walla resident Vicky Ann Flippo, 68, of Walla Walla passed away
1936 - 2014
Clinton L. “Clint” Sloan of Athena passed away April 17, 2014, at
1952 - 2014
Leroy James Beamer, 61, died April 19, 2014, at home.
1936 - 2014
William “Bill” Ferguson, 77, died April 22, 2014, at home.