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Irish golfers take first

DeSales’ Scott Kimball and Emily Baumgart both shoot 80s to claim medalist honors.

Four-run fourth haunts Irish

Three walks and two hit batters help East Valley plate four runs in the 8-7 win.

DeSales grad Conley signs with Bengals on Wednesday

DeSales grad T.J. Conley was signed Wednesday to backup Cincinnati Bengals starting punter Kevin Huber.

Rangers rally in ninth to beat M’s

Brad Miller’s error, and Fernando Rodney’s wildness help Rangers score twice for a 3-2 victory.

Seahawks bring back receiver Rice

Seattle agrees to a one-year deal with Rice on Wednesday after releasing him six weeks ago.

Blazers defeat Clippers, 110-102

Will Barton scores a career-high 23 points in the final game of the regular season

Durants drops 42 points in regular season finale

Kevin Durant scored 42 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter, and the Thunder secured the No. 2 playoff seed in the Western Conference by rallying from 10-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Detroit Pistons 112-111 Wednesday night in Oklahoma City.

Owner Kohl reaches deal to sell Bucks for $550 million

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens for about $550 million.

NY Jets sign former Titans running back Johnson

The New York Jets and former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson agreed to terms on a deal.

Houston’s Springer makes much-anticipated MLB debut

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way and now he’s hoping things will calm down and he can just play ball.

Rose Purcell

1921 - 2014

Rose Emma Purcell, 92, died April 16, 2014,

Video replay has been good for pro baseball

Baseball is a game built on traditions and an unwritten code of conduct.

Genealogy in focus at upcoming event in Walla Walla

“I have a curiosity about the past. Besides their names, what we are interested in is finding out more about our ancestors and relatives. It’s about fleshing out your genealogy and finding out the stories of your own people,” said Rick Benn, an organizer for the Walla Walla FamilySearch Center’s second free annual family history seminar A Knitting Together of Generations.

Prescott librarian to depart job in May

The Walla Walla Rural Library District is hiring a supervisor for its Prescott Branch.

Letter - Pascal’s wager

Blaise Pascal was a mathematician, physicist, religious philosopher and master of French prose. The Encylopedia Britannica mentions his “wager,” which in essence indicated if God did not exist the skeptic lost nothing by not believing in Him.

Long sentences for candy robbers built case for reform

OLYMPIA — The most important thing about Senate Bill 5064 isn’t that it passed the Washington Legislature, but that it passed with large, bipartisan majorities.

Letter - Council cuts off competition for backflow testing

I attended a Walla Walla City Council meeting a few weeks ago on the subject of Backflow Assembly Testing. The Council’s discussion was about compliance, which is down to under 70 percent from over 80 percent two years ago (a number the city had committed to the state).

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Letter - Burden of funding schools is shared by all

So now we’re starting to hear from the whining property owners having to pay for all the children’s educations, even when they themselves don’t have any!

Emergency Services - 4/16/14

Emergency Services - 4/16/14