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Column - In life, you must be present to win

During part of my growing up years, we lived on a farm. The highlight of driving into town was being able to go to the Western Auto Department Store.

Milton-Freewater gun club gets shot at growth

A year after Milton-Freewater’s East End Rod and Gun Club’s appeal to expand its facility was denied, the Umatilla County Board of Commissioners has approved changes in land-use laws that will allow the club to file an appeal to potentially expand its facility.

Suspects in robbery, beating arrested

Bail was set this morning for a man arrested in connection with an early-April robbery in Walla Walla, according to police documents presented in court.

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Vintner realizes fruits of grandpa’s lessons

Grandpa Bontzu was a supporter of sustainable agriculture before it really even had a name.

Events abound in Milton-Freewater this weekend

The city is full of fundraisers and fun this weekend.

Strictly - Walla Walla makes list of underrated cities

We know there’s love for Walla Walla. But does it get enough?

Strictly - Haggen makes donation to parks for Earth Day

Bellingham-based grocery chain Haggen is donating more than $40,000 to four national parks in Washington and Oregon in recognition of Earth Day.

Strictly - Amavi to showcase international artist's painting, sculptures

When it comes to winemaking, art may be in the bottles.

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