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Panorama - Tiny racers take to the track

The Xtreme R/C Club of Walla Walla hosted the Northwest Championship Tour R/C off-road racing championships at Fort Walla Walla August 22 and 23, where 165 competitors entered to race their remote-controlled cars.

College Avenue-Rose Street work affects intersections, stretches of streets

The 10th Street and College Avenue intersection remains completely closed to all traffic, including local traffic and emergency response vehicles.

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Red lights, small city: A look inside M-F’s strip club

“Just look for the protesters,” was the advice issued from patrons of Red Zone, Milton-Freewater’s new 18 and older, alcohol- free gentlemen’s club, to those looking to find the club’s currently unmarked entrance at 15 N. Columbia Ave.

Winds add to work on Grizzly Bear fire

A red flag wind warning for most of Saturday made the fight against the Grizzly Bear Complex fire all the more difficult, as 558 personnel fought the blaze, which was estimated at 113 square miles Saturday afternoon.

New fire breaks out east of Dayton

The state is mobilizing to assist firefighters with a new fire that has broken out east of Dayton.

Teens arrested in March drive-by shooting

A 17-year-old Walla Walla boy already held on charges of shooting at people in a gang-related attack in May now is believed to have fired shots into a house on Donald Street about two months earlier.

Finalists named for Internet fiber project

For the past six weeks, Walla Walla’s residents have been jockeying online for their neighborhood to be chosen as the first to receive fiber powered Internet as part of PocketiNet Communications Inc. Gigabit Country program.

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Lodge’s elk statue found in field

A stolen 105-year-old elk statue was located this morning in a field in the area of U.S. Highway 12 and Sudbury Road, just west of Walla Walla.

Weather risks loom for Grizzly Bear firefighters

Firefighters working on the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire could face a new hazard Saturday as shifting, gusty winds blow in from the coast.

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