Microsoft makes big break from tradition with Office for iPad

In a significant break from a longstanding Microsoft tradition of creating services primarily for its own platforms first, the company Thursday announced Office for iPad, its suite of productivity apps optimized for touch and for use on Apple’s market-dominating tablet.

Minutes - Port of Walla Walla - 3/27/14

Port of Walla Walla

Port of Walla Walla rejects grant for work on county building

WALLA WALLA — A request for a $200,000 economic development grant for a new heating and cooling system at the Walla Walla County Community Service Center got a chilly reception from the Port of Walla Walla on Thursday.

Plans simmering for seventh annual Feast Walla Walla

Foodies: Get your forks ready. Organizers of Feast Walla Walla are tantalizing tastebuds with plans for this year’s seventh annual event.

WSU researchers eyeing quinoa production in region (with video)

SEATTLE — Efforts to establish a quinoa production center in the Pacific Northwest will be presented by crop breeding expert Kevin Murphy at the Washington State University Innovators lecture and lunch in April.

Ben Wolfram joins William Team Homes

Ben Wolfram has joined Williams Team Homes as a broker in the downtown Walla Walla real estate firm, 126 E. Alder St.

Mansion Creek Cellars takes up residence at downtown hotel

Mansion Creek Cellars has made a move to the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center.

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Mace Mead Works has bands truckin' in to Dayton

DAYTON — For bands on a tour of the Pacific Northwest, the stretch of highway between Seattle or Portland and Spokane, Boise or Missoula often looks long and empty.

Agenda - Port of Walla Walla - 3/27/14

Port of Walla Walla

Blazing Guitars own line of strings on upswing

A new line of private-label guitar strings made by the owner of Walla Walla’s own music shop Blazing Guitars has caught fire at the Isaacs Avenue retail store.

Walla Walla ad firm launches new program

A Walla Walla advertising firm is doing its part to reverse a fateful statistic for startup companies with a service designed to help promote them.

Walla Walla Clothing Co. plans Eileen Fisher trunk show

How do you enhance the biggest Eileen Fisher collection of any retailer in the country? With a trunk show and help from a representative of the brand.

Group Health drops workplace health coverage for individual plans

Self-employed and working three jobs, Tim Ray expects his health insurance to protect him all day long – not just on nights and weekends.

Coffey Communications implements new mail management program

Coffey Communications, the Walla Walla company that specializes in health care content marketing for hospitals and health plans nationwide, has implemented a new mail management program.

Walla Walla Village Winery to draw to a close

It’s rock 'n' wine history.

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