Tourism info office refreshes look, ramps up hours for high season

The Walla Walla Visitor Center changes its schedule to summer hours this week.

Liberty Tax Service holding donation drive to aid the homeless

Liberty Tax Service is commemorating the end of tax season with a donation drive for the homeless.

Winemaker represents region in D.C. trip

Walla Walla Valley winemaker and viticulturist Casey McClellan represented both geographic sides of the Valley’s wine industry on recent trip to Washington, D.C., with the Oregon Winegrowers Association.

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WSU eyes formation of own medical school

SPOKANE — Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus.

Water proposal holds potential for making Eastern Oregon bloom

Judging by the sheer number of irrigation pivots sprawled across fields from Hermiston to Boardman, J.R. Cook can understand how some people might get the wrong impression.

Drone rules up in the air for farmers

Farmers can generally fly drones on their own property without trouble from the federal government, but they’re operating in a regulatory gray area, experts say.

Gesa opens branches in Tri-Cities

Richland-based Gesa Credit Union has celebrated the openings of two new branches in the Tri-Cities area.

Rail car servicer destined for new home at Port of Walla Walla business park

A company that services Railex’s train cars is on track for a new business location at the Port of Walla Walla’s Dodd Road Business Park.

Musician to play at downtown eatery

It’ll be dinner and ­music at Grandma’s Kitchen this weekend.

Credit union plans shredding event

Got paper? Gesa Credit Union will shred.

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Gathering puts focus on revitalization in Milton-Freewater

Experts from across the country will converge in Milton-Freewater next week to help focus local revitalization efforts.

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Parking restrictions start Thursday in prep for Feast Walla Walla

All signs point to Feast Walla Walla on First Avenue.

Businesses participate in diaper drive

Local businesses and several other agencies have been designated as drop-off sites for The Moms’ Network’s fourth annual Diaper Drive.

Celebrity chef to offer class at Basel Cellars

Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan will be dishing on technique at a special cooking class at Basel Cellars on Wednesday.

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