Port vote kills proposed option for downtown purchase

WALLA WALLA — A proposed $47,200 purchase option to buy five downtown properties for $1,847,200 died Thursday for lack of a majority vote by the Port Commission.

Dental offices offer toothsome event Saturday

The grill will fired up and family-oriented festivities are on the menu Saturday at the Walla Walla Dental Group’s offices across from Howard Tietan Park.

Dates set for fall release, holiday barrel tasting

A couple of wine-oriented mileposts are coming up on the road from fall to winter.

United Way to raise funds at good clip

If you’re in a giving mood and have some flexibility in your hairstyling schedule, you might want to mark your calendar for an upcoming fundraiser.

Pacific Power seeks a second rate hike

WALLA WALLA — Less than two weeks after a hearing on a proposed 8.5 percent increase in electrical rates, Pacific Power has asked the state Utilities and Transportation Commission for another raise.

Port of Walla Walla hears arguments for, against downtown purchase

A special Port hearing to consider a $47,200 earnest-money offer on an asking price of $1,847,200 for private downtown properties at Rose and Colville streets saw more supporters than opponents on Tuesday night.

Tac Armory appears to cease operations

Tac Armory, at 84101 Highway 11 between the state line and Milton-Freewater, has been unreachable by phone, email and a knock on the door over the past week, and delivery notices posted on the business’s door imply staff haven’t been on site since late last month.

South Fork Grill up for sale, may close

South Fork Grill owners Jodi and Chris Worden announced on Facebook the restaurant is up for sale and that the last day of business will be Nov. 9.

IRS to help area ranchers left high and dry

The Internal Revenue Service has offered a measure of relief for farmers and ranchers in Washington state counties affected by drought.

Port to hold hearing Tuesday on proposed downtown land deal

WALLA WALLA — A proposed land purchase option by the Port of Walla Walla will be the subject of a public hearing 6 p.m. Tuesday at airport terminal meeting room.

Vehicle dealers hope to fuel food banks

Regional auto and RV dealerships are teaming up for a food drive to benefit Walla Walla and Tri-Cities food banks.

Chamber to host political debates

The Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce has debates on its calendar for next week.

DeBouche trims operation

A downtown dealership for new and vintage goods is wrapping up its brick-and-mortar self in favor of an online-only operation.

McMorris Rodgers to talk with community about hiring those with disabilities

Next week, U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will lead a round table discussion in Walla Walla on employment for people with disabilities.

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