More than 600 firefighters are now working to contain the Grizzly Bear Complex Fire, which has grown to cover more than 102 square miles.
A mild winter, warm spring and hot summer are yielding the earliest harvest in memory for Washington state’s wine growers.
Emergency Services - 8/24/15
A new assessment of Walla Walla Valley’s vineyards has revealed some surprising facts about the local wine industry.
A fire at a College Place apartment complex Sunday is under investigation, fire officials said this morning.
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As part of the College Place’s College Avenue-Rose Street reconstruction project, the 10th Street and College Avenue intersection will be closed to all traffic Aug. 31 to allow placement of a new Garrison Creek culvert across College Avenue. The work will also affect College Avenue from Eighth to 12th streets. With the exception of the 10th Street intersection, local traffic will be allowed access in this area as safety and construction allows. Local traffic may be restricted in other active construction zones along the project. For updates, go to bit.ly/1JmV1wG.
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An election for one of the seats on the College Place School Board has been fixed, but in a good way.
Emergency Services - 8/23/15
Walla Walla County Democrats will host Tracy Williams, director of curriculum for Walla Walla Public Schools, to unravel the issues around Common Core education reform Tuesday at 7 p.m. on the mezzanine at Sapolil Cellars.
No question Walla Walla has homelessness, housing and health officials agree.
Just as people and governments wish everyone had a job, they also wish everyone could also have a place they can call home.
At Wednesday’s 7 p.m. Walla Walla City Council meeting, city staff will present four options for council members to consider for possible exemptions to the building code for indigent housing in existing buildings.
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