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Pastor Column-, Religion-Column - Thankfulness is the noblest of virtues

“If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.” —Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Pastor Column-Thankfulness is the noblest of virtues

“If ingratitude be numbered among the serious sins, then gratitude takes its place among the noblest of virtues.” —Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Water Watcher -4/17/15

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.

Comments on Congress-Column: For the media, traditional values still matter

I have been involved in politics and policy-making for over 50 years, and as you can imagine I hold strong feelings about reporters and the media. They’re not what you might think, however.

Columns-, A Different View-Column - Despite blindness, life can be great

In last month’s column I related people’s thoughts about going blind. This month I’d like to present what people have told me about learning to cope with blindness after the initial shock lessened, and what they did with their lives. No one wants to be blind, but life can still be great.

Pastor Column-Column - Become the person you want others to be

Are there certain people who just drive you crazy, who you’d rather do life without?

Columns-Column - Engineers bring clean water to WW and beyond

Walla Walla is, indeed, a “nice” place to live, but despite what you may have heard, that is not actually why they named it twice.

Pastor Column-Become the person you want others to be

Are there certain people who just drive you crazy, who you’d rather do life without? Imagine we’re in your backyard barbecuing and that neighbor who throws parties until morning light pokes his head over your fence to say something obnoxious, again. The truth of the matter is, the world is full of people who are well able to drain the life right out of you.

Walla Walla Water Watcher-Walla Walla Water Watcher - 4/10/15

Walla Walla Water Watcher - 4/10/15

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Curiosity Watch-Mars rover studies curious mineral deposits

Curiosity is still working on discovering the story of Mars’ past. Hints to this story are hidden in the rocks of Mount Sharp, the Martian mountain that the rover is slowly climbing layer by layer.

Walla Walla Trends-, Local-, Top Stories-Trends - Standardized tests a tale of two grade levels

Parents, students — brace yourselves. The season of Washington state testing is about to return.

Religion-, Pastor Columns-Column - Jesus risen: Did the disciples hallucinate?

Resurrection in ancient Jewish thought involved the re-creation of a dead human being, body and soul. The new body is immortal and cannot suffer or die again, but lives in God’s new world free of strife and disease. The Jews who believed this thought it would only happen at the end of time.

Pastor Column-The Resurrection of Jesus: Did the disciples hallucinate?

Resurrection in ancient Jewish thought involved the re-creation of a dead human being, body and soul. The new body is immortal and cannot suffer or die again, but lives in God’s new world free of strife and disease. The Jews who believed this thought it would only happen at the end of time.

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Wenaha artists-Expressions in espresso, an eye-opening watercolor form

Very few of us, after watching a movie, embark upon a yearlong project of intense and highly disciplined creativity, but fine artist Paul Henderson of Yakima finds insight in uncommon places.

Comments on Congress-Column: Congress and the President need to consult – and not just on Iran

Congress has developed a fondness for open letters when it comes to Iran. First came the warning shot signed by 47 Republican senators that touched off a storm of criticism. Not to be outdone, the House checked in with its own bipartisan and more diplomatically stated letter to the President, warning that its members must be satisfied with any agreement before they’ll vote to reduce sanctions.