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Etc: SEA-TECH students runners-up in Congressional Art Competition

Two SEA-TECH digital media technology students earned runner-up placement in the Congressional Art Competition, according to the school district online newsletter.

Third man charged in Eastgate robbery, assault

A formal charge was filed Monday afternoon in Walla Walla County Superior Court against the third man arrested in connection with an armed robbery last month in the Eastgate area.

Repeat felon pleads guilty to eluding charge

A man accused of leading police on a vehicle chase through several blocks in the west end of Walla Walla this spring pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in Superior Court.

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D’Olivo gourmet shop set to open downtown

Don’t expect to leave new downtown Walla Walla retailer D’Olivo without a taste of olive oil and vinegar.

Emergency Services - 5/19/15

Emergency Services - 5/19/15

Wineries report busier Spring Release

If Spring Release Weekend seemed busy, your eyes were not deceiving you.

Trial date set in alley arsons

A man suspected of starting several fires in a Walla Walla alley early this month is set for trial July 8 and 9 in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Chamber seeks Youth Entrepreneur nominations

The Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce is looking for the community’s K-12 CEOs.

Charges add up for child rape suspect

A 25-year-old local man accused of having sexual relations with three underage teenagers in Walla Walla County now faces additional charges claiming he raped three other victims.

New principal named for Sager Middle School

COLLEGE PLACE — School district officials announced their choice for a new principal for John Sager Middle School.

Etc: Walla Walla student wins math scholarship

Kayla Leinweber received a $2,000 William and Mary Lynn Graber Department Endowment Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences at Washington State University. The award is given to mathematics students for outstanding academic achievement.

Etc: Walla Walla students graduate from WGU

Western Governors University Washington awarded nearly 1,700 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to students from across the state at its fourth annual commencement ceremony on May 2 at Everett’s Xfinity Arena.

Food distribution set for May 22 in Walla Walla

A mobile food distribution will be held noon-2 p.m. May 22 at the Walla Walla Housing Authority gym, 501 Cayuse St.

Agenda - Walla Walla School Board - 5/19/15

Walla Walla School Board

Updated: Man injured in Sunday night shooting in Walla Walla

Detectives are investigating two separate shootings that occurred Sunday evening, the second one sending a 25-year-old gang affiliate to a hospital for treatment of 3 gunshot wounds.

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