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Columns-, Port of Walla Walla-Coalition eyes Mill Creek rehabilitation study

The local Mill Creek Channel Coalition continues to make important progress toward its goal to ensure the flood-control channel running through our community functions well into the 21st century.

Water Woman-Water Woman: Drought calls for less thirsty landscaping

The greatest single use of domestic water is for maintaining yards. Unfortunately, we use that water at the time the supply is least available.

Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - Church a foreign experience for many under 30

My brothers three and I eventually wore our mother down in her efforts to get us to church each week. Sometime in my teens, we quit going altogether. I really can’t remember when. There was no definitive point at which we stopped. We just slowly faded away, and at the time I can’t say that I missed it.

Eye to the Sky-Column - Solar system plays out on Walla Walla’s Planet Walk

You can explore the solar system on a nice day in Walla Walla by taking the Planet Walk.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-, Local-Water Watcher - 5/29/15

Facts and tips on water usage and conservation are presented weekly by the City of Walla Walla, in partnership with Walla Walla Community College and the Union-Bulletin.

Arts & Entertainment-, Now Hear This-Chamber Music Festival leads a June blizzard of performances

The Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival returns for its eighth season June 4-27 with a full complement of stunning performers and outstanding works.

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Arts & Entertainment-, Wenaha artists-The unconventional square: Landscapes of Gordy Edberg

In the mid-20th century, the term “square” was derogatively used to connote a boring traditionalist, one reluctant to take chances or break out of the box in his or her thinking.

Comments on Congress-, Opinion-Column: Congress says, “War powers? What war powers?”

A few weeks ago, Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia made a small splash in the press when he took Congress to task for failing to authorize our nation’s ongoing war against Islamic militants. “The silence of Congress in the midst of this war is cowardly and shameful,” he said. “[T]his Congress, the very body that is so quick to argue against President Obama’s use of executive power... allows an executive war to go on undeclared, unapproved, undefined and unchecked.”

Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - What does Bible mean, to ‘abide?’

What I may love best about the Bible is how it is a never ending source of insight and inspiration.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Walla Walla Water Watcher - 5/22/15

Facts and tips on water usage and conservation are presented weekly by the City of Walla Walla, in partnership with Walla Walla Community College and the Union-Bulletin.

Water Woman-Column - Ways to keep green in your lawn — and your wallet

During the outdoor watering season, water bills go up and the aquifer goes down. But with proper watering techniques you can reduce your water use and your water bill while still having an attractive yard.

Pastor Column-, Religion-Religion - Thoughts from the laundromat

I’m writing in Speed Wash. It isn’t the place anybody would choose to spend time. I have found, however, that I am comfortable here.

Columns-, Op-Ed-Column - Stand up for what’s right, but do not hate

It’s difficult to take a breath or two without being assaulted by some great politically religious name, purporting to speak for God and the rest of us, who announces that America — because of our extreme state of sinfulness — is about to undergo the wrath of God.

Pastor Column-Thoughts from the laundromat

I’m writing in Speed Wash. It isn’t the place anybody would choose to spend time. I have found, however, that I am comfortable here.

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Wenaha artists-The sensual flutist: Roger McGee carves an ancient instrument

The hauntingly beautiful music of Native American musicians Carlos Nakai and Mary Youngblood is nothing short of sublime.

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