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Pheasants Forever chapter plans planting

In its continuing efforts to provide cover for upland game birds, members of Pheasants Forever Blue Mountain Chapter will plant about 200 trees and shrubs at 9 a.m. Saturday at a site on the north side of Lewis Peak Road, east of Dixie.

School officials review emergency preparedness list

Walla Walla Public Schools looked at their emergency preparedness list and checked it at least twice, finding they have met the requirements outlined in RCW 28A.320.125. This state law requires school districts and schools to have emergency plans in place that include drills, safety training, interaction with first responders and expertise in the Incident Command System.

Scholarships on offer for area students

Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association is offering two $1,200 scholarship grants to prospective teachers and/or candidates in other school-related fields who will student-teach or do internship experience in an educational setting.

Area firefighters blaze fundraising trail for cystic fibrosis

Raising funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, several area firefighters competed in the sixth annual Portland Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge Climb for the Cure in September.

Youthful musician from College Place performs original song

Fifteen-year-old songwriter, guitarist and vocalist Jack Sherrell performed an awesome original song during his first performance at Interlochen (Mich.) Arts Academy.

Businesses chip in school supplies for kids in need

Two area businesses teamed to donate school supplies to students in need in the College Place School District 250, according to a release.

Garrison Middle students to launch weather balloons

Five high-altitude weather balloons will be cut loose simultaneously on Oct. 23 at Garrison Middle School athletic fields.

Program to discuss sites of WW County Poor Farm, Cemetery

Before welfare programs and federal Social Security, indigents in Walla Walla County could live and work at a poor farm during the Depression in the 1930s.

Local students named to WSU president's honor roll

A dozen students in the U-B circulation area made Washington State University’s summer semester president’s honor roll:

Events for veterans set for Wednesday in Walla Walla

American Veterans Jonathan M. Wainwright Post 1111’s monthly member meeting will start at 6 p.m. Wednesday with a potluck dinner, followed by a meeting at 7 p.m. in the Maxson Room at the Walla Walla Senior Citizens Center, 720 Sprague Ave.

Walla Walla school worker elected to statewide union board

Benjamin “BJ” Colvin, a technology department technician with Walla Walla Public Schools, was elected a zone director on the Board of Directors of Public School Employees of Washington/Service Employees International Local 1948.

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Western magazine features photo of cowboy, accountant

Cowboys & Indians magazine’s 150th issue features a photo of Walla Wallan Daryl Hopson.

Walla Walla Student makes honor roll at OSU

Walla Wallan Peter B. Rindal made the scholastic honor roll summer term at Oregon State University in Corvallis.

Climbing wall a hit at Blue Ridge

Now kids at Blue Ridge Elementary School can climb the walls with a stamp of approval.

Teacher- and parent-led trip heads to Belize

Situated on the northeastern coast of Central America and bordered by Guatemala and Mexico, Belize is the destination for a teacher/parent-led student expedition slated for spring break in 2016.

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