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Stopover spillover: What will the neighbors say?

Walla Walla’s population is expected to double during the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover concert in mid-August, which means the city is about to become a cup running over.

Sheriff dismisses election foe Cooper

Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Patrol Sgt. Tom Cooper, who opposed Sheriff John Turner in the 2014 race for the office, has been dismissed from his job.

Preserve your memories with new U-B product

Once in a while an idea comes along that seems so obvious you can’t believe no one thought of it until now.

Community to meet three Sager principal candidates

The College Place School District will hold three community forums this week to introduce the three candidates for principal of John Sager Middle School.

CP Council to fill vacancy

The City Council will hold a special meeting Monday to interview candidates for a vacant Council seat.

Council to study ways to help park users

City officials this week will introduce a plan that will reach out and help out the downtown park users who have been the bane of some business owners and citizens.

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Inmates show college students value of education (video)

A narrow focus shifted to a wider angle after three Whitman College students went to prison.

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Panorama - Angels among us

As a child, my mother would have a plug-in angel by my bed to keep me company during the nights. It would ease my fear of the dark and was a subtle reminder that I was never alone and that no harm would come to me.

Etc - Junior Club to host rummage sale

Junior Club of Walla Walla will host a community rummage sale from 7 a.m.-2 p.m. May 9 at Community Bank, Highway 125 and Myra Road.

Etc - Students plant trees to celebrate Arbor Day

Washington state celebrated Arbor Day on April 8 this year. Since students in area schools were on spring break they celebrated the following week.

Etc - Rotary Club begins awarding scholarships

Walla Walla Noon Rotary Club is beginning to award its high school scholarships this spring for selected 2015 graduating seniors, according to a release.

Etc - WWC alum receives Guggenheim fellowship for work in physics

University of Illinois physics professor Philip W. Phillips received a 2015 Guggenheim Foundation fellowships.


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