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Etc - Anniversary of flood brings back memories

Recent news stories looked back on a fateful Memorial Day 67 years ago when the Columbia River, swollen 15 feet above normal and rammed its way through a railroad embankment. The resulting flood of a temporary community near Portland left 18,000 people homeless.

Etc - Moms' Network, Child Care Aware plan dinner

The Moms’ Network and Child Care Aware plan to host an educational community dinner for friends, family and neighbor caregivers.

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Panorama - Best unpublished images - May 2015

I have always felt pretty blessed not only to be payed for doing what I love, but to have the results displayed for all to see on the pages of the Union-Bulletin. Other photographers in our community would kill for that kind of exposure (Pun intended!).

‘Mumfoo’ attendance projections lowered

It may not double the population of the community after all. But the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover is still expected to pack Walla Walla with tens of thousands of fans in August.

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Nepal offers lesson on disaster preparedness

In Nepal, Booth Teeters sees firsthand every day what lack of disaster preparation looks like.

Police: Arrest made in two drive-by shootings

Detectives made a 2nd arrest in last week’s drive-by shootings. Clemente Garcia-Cerda, 928 Edith Ave., was taken into custody without incident shortly after noon today in the 100 block of SW 6th in College Place by Gang Detectives of the Walla Walla Police Department.

Etc: Athena student wins P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship

P.E.O. Chapter AP of Milton-Freewater scholarship applicant Chandra Phillips of Athena received a P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship.

Walla Walla VA to hold Memorial Day commemoration

A Memorial Day commemoration honoring members of the military who gave their lives for their country will be held 9 a.m. Monday at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veteran Affairs Medical Center’s campus chapel.

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