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Walla Walla City Council OKs new park rules

The Walla Walla City Council unanimously approved numerous ordinance revisions aimed at curbing unwanted behavior at Heritage and Crawford parks.

‘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.

Updated: Walla Walla city attorney declines to charge deputy

Walla Walla City Attorney Tim Donaldson has declined to file a criminal charge against a top deputy sheriff under investigation for injuring his 15-year-old son in a recent confrontation in a parking lot at a softball game.

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City crews tackle sidewalk tripping hazards w/video

Work crews today will remove tripping hazards on Main Street between Isaacs and Fourth avenues, as the city continues to inch forward on the goal to fix deteriorating, buckling and often missing city sidewalks.

Minutes - Walla Walla City Council - 5/13/15

Walla Walla City Council

Request made for lodging-tax funds for music festival

The Downtwon Walla Walla Foundation is seeking $20,000 to boost its MumFoo efforts.

Ten weeks after announcing the Gentlemen of the Road Tour Stopover was coming to Walla Walla, city officials have no contract, have been hit with increasing planning costs — including a recent $20,000 lodging-tax funds request — and are facing the question of what guarantee is there that the show will go on.

City schedules third forum on park smoking ban proposal

City schedules third forum on park smoking ban proposal

City Council supports changes at downtown parks

The core downtown area, especially Heritage Square and Crawford parks, will see increased police enforcement and social outreach programs this summer.

Council to study ways to help park users

City officials this week will introduce a plan that will reach out and help out the downtown park users who have been the bane of some business owners and citizens.

Council OKs Walla Walla utility rate study

A $94,560 contract for a six-year utility rate study drew dissent of a lone Walla Walla City Council member, though the body voted unanimously on several resolutions aimed at taking advantage of lower interest rates.

Plan to remove traffic light comes to halt

The traffic signal at Clinton and Alder streets ­— the focus of weeks of controversy about its proposed removal — will stay put.

City parks smoking ban aired again

A proposal to ban smoking in Walla Walla city parks was met with suggestions of moderation by residents at a second public meeting on the idea Tuesday.

Agenda - Walla Walla City Council - 4/22/15

Walla Walla City Council

Council to weigh in on traffic light controversy

The fate of a stoplight at Clinton and Alder streets could be settled this week.

City to consider ban on smoking in parks

City officials will discuss the possibility of joining a bandwagon with other municipalities that have recently banned smoking in public parks at a community meeting on Tuesday.

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