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Architecture firm hires survey part chief

Engineering, planning, land survey and landscape architecture firm HDJ Design Group PLLC has hired Mark Wendover as survey part chief.

It’s open season at garden shop in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — It may be a good weekend to explore My Grandmother’s Garden.

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Walla Walla Diversity Day survives volunteer crisis

WALLA WALLA — The Diversity Day Multicultural Festival will live to celebrate another day.

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Davis Elementary time capsule rescued

COLLEGE PLACE — It took two days of digging and searching, but staff finally rescued a time capsule buried under the Davis Elementary School courtyard.

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Asparagus harvest gets into full swing

If you’re driving through Mid-Columbia farmland, look closely at the fields. Chances are good you’ll spot asparagus spears pushing up to the light.

Estate planning seminar offered at Center at the Park

WALLA WALLA — An estate planning seminar will be held 1-2 p.m. Wednesday at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave.

Fairchild commissary to hold sale in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — The Fairchild Air Force Base Commissary is traveling to the Walla Walla National Guard Armory on April

Ingle Chapel plans Easter sunrise service, breakfast and egg hunt

MILTON-FREEWATER — Ingle Chapel, 85372 Highway 339, will host an Easter sunrise service, at 6:30 a.m., Sunday.

Walla Walla students awarded scholarships at WSU

For demonstration as a student in good standing, Washington State University awarded Walla Wallan Carmen Pacheco a $2,000 Scott Family Scholarship Endowment in Communication and $1,500 through the Katie Knapp Whitworth Class of 1940 Scholarship.

Walla Walla Choral Society selects artistic directors

After a season of auditions, the Walla Walla Choral Society selected Jeremy Mims and Rob Dennis as its new co-artistic directors for the 2014-2015 season.

Emergency Services - 4/17/14

Emergency Services - 4/17/14

Key Technology expands Innovation and Solutions Center in Sacramento

Key Technology is anchoring its California presence with an expansion at its Innovation and Solutions Center in Sacramento.

Minutes - Waitsburg School Board - 4/16/14

Waitsburg School Board

Minutes - Columbia County Commission - 4/16/14

Columbia County Commission

CASA calls for child advocate volunteers

WALLA WALLA — The Court Appointed Special Advocate Program is calling for more volunteers to advocate for abused and neglected children in dependency court proceedings in Walla Walla and Columbia counties.