In my younger years I worked as an officer in juvenile detention facility. With overcrowded conditions, the job of keeping an eye on the 6- to 16-year-olds had its challenges.
Too old to exercise? Never!
The following candidacies have been posted in Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield counties as of 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
PENDLETON — The Oregon East Symphony is accepting registrations for its upcoming Summer Music Camp.
The City Council reversed its decision to redesign the striping of Rose Street based on a “huge public outcry,” according to the Union-Bulletin. Are City Council decisions made according to who cries out the loudest and gets signatures on a petition? Is it an “us vs. them” thing, or are we a community?
That is something to consider this week as it is the filing period for a host of local offices, including several school boards and city councils.
It’s difficult to run for public office, and it’s usually tougher to serve.
WALLA WALLA — Contemporary thread artist and quilter, Barbara Shapel, will present a one-day workshop in Walla Walla twice in June.
JERUSALEM — An Israeli watchdog group today accused the government of taking steps to legalize four unauthorized settlement outposts in the West Bank, days before the U.S. secretary of state is set to arrive on a new peace mission.
COLLEGE PLACE — “All Nations Sing” the free Walla Walla University Spring Choral Concert, will be from 5-6:30 p.m. Saturday at the WWU Church, 212 S.W. Fourth St.
PASCO — The 10th annual Mid-Columbia Traditional Arts and Music Association Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous will be June 7-9 at Sacajawea State Park, 2503 Sacajawea Park Road, Pasco.
WALLA WALLA — The Classic Duffy Bishop Band will perform 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at Sapolil Cellars, 15 E. Main St.
PENDLETON — Oregon author Molly Glass will be the first featured author at the First Draft Writers’ Series kick off at 7 p.m. at Prodigal Son Brewery and Pub, 230 S.E. Court Ave..
WALLA WALLA — English comedian, actor, author, singer, writer and composer Eric Idle will speak about his career in “From Monty Python to Spamalot: A Discussion with Eric Idle” at 4 p.m. Saturday at Cordiner Hall, 46 S. Park St.
WASHINGTON — Don’t look for the outcry over the Internal Revenue Service’s improper targeting of tea party groups to subside with the ouster of the agency’s acting commissioner.
WALLA WALLA — Lux Aeterna, a choral work by American composer Morten Lauridsen, will be performed by the Whitman College Chorale, conducted by Jeremy Mims with organist Melissa Loehng, at 11 a.m. Saturday at Cordiner Hall, 46 S. Park St.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Symphony will hold its annual Celebration of Music fundraiser luncheon 11:45 a.m. Wednesday at the Walla Walla Country Club.
WASHINGTON — The House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday approved a sweeping farm bill that would trim the $80 billion-a-year food stamp program.
Star Trek Into Darkness” is like fan-boy fiction on a $185 million budget. It’s reverential, it’s faithful, it’s steeped in “Trek” mythology.
WASHINGTON — Democrats rallied behind President Barack Obama in the dispute over the administration’s handling of the Benghazi attack, arguing that the White House’s latest email disclosure undermines Republican claims of a cover-up.
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