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Court Report 4-20

The court report for April 20, 2014.

Prison visits promoted to combat recidivism

Officials also use an email system that allows inmates with MP3 players to send and receive email.

No taker so far for free VA water tower

Free: water tank, 22 feet in diameter, 28 feet tall, cone shaped roof, constructed of steel plates of varying thickness, capacity of 100,000 gallons, includes steel stand of approximately 85 feet.

Annual Walla Walla VA Women Veterans Forum set for Monday

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla VA will host its annual Women Veterans Forum on Monday from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Building No. 78 on the VA campus.

Agenda: Walla Walla County 4-21

When: Monday and Tuesday. Monday meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. and recesses at noon. Afternoon session begins at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday workshop begins at 9:30 a.m.

Watch out for elk-collision hot spots on Highway 20

The State Patrol, the state Department of Fish and Wildlife and the state Department of Transportation are trying to get better data about elk vs. car collisions on Highway 20.

M-F looks at ways to spruce up Main Street

Keep the frogs, replace the concrete, spruce of the landscaping, add matching streetlights, establish pedestrian hubs and, most of all, find ways to make it so the current businesses along Main Street succeed.

Workshops to help private forest owners

A number of organizations have partnered for a pair of forest management workshops for private forest owners in Columbia County.

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Valley artist Jeff Hill is a native son

Jeffrey Hill’s paintings, murals and sculpture speak of the Valley, its vineyards and its people.

Senior Centers 4-20-14

Activities and weekly lunch menus at area senior centers

Idaho escapee gets jail time in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — A second convict who fled an Idaho prison early this year has been sentenced in Walla Walla County Superior Court for crimes he committed on the lam before he was captured near Touchet.

Court report - 4/18/14

Walla Walla County Superior Court

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It's the most Peeps-tacular time of the year

We nearly didn’t hear a peep after our announcement of THE FIRST EVER WALLA WALLA UNION-BULLETIN PEEPS CONTEST.

Dayton food center ready for grand opening

DAYTON — The creators of a new artisan food center in Dayton are cooking up plans for its grand opening next week.

Emergency Services - 4/18/14

Emergency Services - 4/18/14