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Walla Walla Water Watcher-Walla Walla Water Watcher - 8/29/14

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.

Dating Dementia-Mazine Rogers

1929 - 2014

Mazine Beth Rogers, 85, died

Dating Dementia-Sally Jo Weaver

Wallowa, Wash., resident Sally Jo Weaver, 78

Dating Dementia-Geneva Heinzman

1927 - 2014

Geneva “Jean” Heinzman, 87, died Aug. 28,

Columns-, Local-Column: Art, science, athletics contribute to balance in life

Due to greater academic opportunity, my family moved to the United States from Nigeria when I was 6 years old.

Pastor Column-'Convert or die' stages horrible comeback

Last October I toured privately in Israel. I entered the West Bank twice, using two very talented Palestinian guides. One of the Palestinians was born into a Christian family near the border of Lebanon. He showed me on his smartphone what Islamic terrorists in Syria were currently posting. The image was of a teenage Christian Syrian girl. They declared that she had been raped and cut with knives.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Walla Walla Water Watcher - 8/22/14

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.

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Arts & Entertainment-, Wenaha artists-Boy’s dream makes the man: Carlos Acevedo

From the time Carlos Acevedo was a little boy, he knew he had it within him to become an artist.

Comments on Congress-Column: Why government openness matters

One of the fundamental lessons of 9/11 was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the dangers that Al Qaeda posed, but because the agencies charged with our safety did not share what they knew, either up and down the chain of command or with each other. The attacks were preventable with shared information.

Pastor Column-Kindness is always appropriate

Kindness is like a soothing ointment that softens and heals broken hearts and troubled lives. Surely, all of us have been the beneficiary of the kindness of others. That kindness is most welcome when we are tired, frustrated, hurt or alone – especially when we experience those emotions from the hurtful actions of others.

Curiosity Watch-Sol by sol, rover makes way to Mars mountain

Curiosity still has the pedal to the metal on its journey to Mount Sharp, the layered mountain amid the crater where the Mars rover landed

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Walla Walla Water Watcher - 8/15/14

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.

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Walla Walla Trends-, Top Stories-Construction decline a drag on local sales tax revenue

In 2013, Walla Walla County’s cash registers didn’t seem to ring as much, at least compared to the year before and against statewide numbers.

Latino Voices-Column: Launching quad copters easier than landing them

I have had some experience with remote-control cars. They are a lot easier to drive than the quad copters because remote-control cars cannot go up in the air and come down fast and break when they crash.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Water Watcher 8/10/14

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.