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Events abound in Milton-Freewater this weekend

The city is full of fundraisers and fun this weekend.

Editorial - Government role in crop production should be narrowed

A 12-year battle over government confiscation of raisins — yes, raisins — could change the way farm production has been regulated since the Great Depression.

Op-Ed - Update legislation to protect Internet data privacy

Without congressional action, Americans’ privacy is at risk. Legislation needs to at least keep pace with the rapid changes from innovation, but so far, lawmakers haven’t been good stewards of policy when it comes to technology.

Strictly - Walla Walla makes list of underrated cities

We know there’s love for Walla Walla. But does it get enough?

Strictly - Haggen makes donation to parks for Earth Day

Bellingham-based grocery chain Haggen is donating more than $40,000 to four national parks in Washington and Oregon in recognition of Earth Day.

Strictly - Amavi to showcase international artist's painting, sculptures

When it comes to winemaking, art may be in the bottles.

Strictly - Actor/Pursued by Bear vintner in town for Spring Release

Whether you know him as Special Agent Dale Cooper from “Twin Peaks,” Orson Hodge from “Desperate Housewives,” Trey MacDougal from “Sex in the City” or even Paul Atreides from “Dune,” there’s no doubt how you’ll recognize Kyle MacLachlan after Spring Release Weekend.

Etc - Student poetry, writings shared at Whitman Sunday

A whole lot of mentoring has been going on between skilled Whitman College student writers and students at Garrison and Pioneer middle schools and Green Park and Berney elementary schools.

Etc - Wa-Hi Latino club raises funds for Silverwood trip

Members of Walla Walla High School Latino Club will scrub cars clean from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at O’Reilly Auto Parts, 715 W. Poplar St.

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Wa-Hi dominates league track meet

The Blue Devils’ depth helps the boys and girls teams to victories over Southridge and Pasco at the MCC meet Thursday.

Panthers sweep SE2B bill with Irish

Asotin scores the winning run in the top of the seventh for an opening 4-3 win, and then holds off DeSales in the nightcap, 6-4.

Pirates ride Touchet’s miscues to sweep

The Pomeroy High School softball team took advantage of Touchet’s miscues to sweep the Indians, 7-5 and 15-11, on Thursday.

W-P earns split with Tri-Cities Prep

The Waitsburg-Prescott softball team earned its first Southeast 2B victory with a 10-8 win over Tri-Cities Prep in the second game of a doubleheader on Thursday.

TigerScots overpower Echo, 10-0

Jessica Lambert pitched a five-inning no-hitter and helped herself both in the field and at the plate here Thursday as Weston-McEwen overpowered Echo 10-0 in a non-league prep softball game.

Tracksters run in Lewiston

With the end of the season in sight, five local track and field teams headed to Lewiston for the Meet of Champions on Thursday.

How to Beat the Crowd - Ken Fisher