How amazing are the threads of life in the valley that connect us? A recent column item on Bruce McCaw of Touchet’s family ties to Brig. Gen. Walter Drew McCaw for whom the World War II-era McCaw Hospital in Walla Walla was named offers another connection through Walla Wallan Susan Queen.
It’s already time to be thinking about decking our halls for the holidays.
Ahhhhhh, the idyllic times of our youth, paddling about, riding bikes and exploring in Mill Creek on hot summer days. Such remembrances of playtime in the channel continue to trickle in.
It’s hard to keep up with the Walla Walla High School Debate team once it gets rolling. They already have three competitions under their belts this fall.
The American Wranglers Junior Horsemen, youth members of the Walla Walla Valley Horsemen, presented a donation of $4,273.65 to Providence St. Mary Regional Cancer Center’s Special Needs Fund on Oct. 24.
Friday and Saturday found Walla Walla High School social studies teacher Michelle Higgins and Whitman College senior Sophie Schouboe presenting on the “Whitman Teaches the Movement” program during the annual National Council for the Social Studies conference in St. Louis, Mo.
Eastern Washington University awarded a $2,000 American Indian Studies Multicultural Achievement Scholarship to Kelsey Balderas for the 2013-14 academic year.
Hey, baby, it’s cold outside. To help those in need bundle up against the chilly weather, Camp Fire Walla Walla youngsters and their families donated 187 warm winter clothing items and blankets for Helpline.
Mmmm, stuffing, veggies, turkey, gravy and dessert. Students in the Milton-Freewater School District celebrated Thanksgiving today with a traditional meal, according to a release.
Charitable donations from the community fully funded airfare for College Place resident Carolyn Mendoza’s son Ramon to be at her bedside before she died Monday, of pancreatic cancer.
Former Weston resident Kirk Hall has enjoyed working with and riding cow horses so much that the time has fairly flown by.
Washington State Marine Law Enforcement presented Walla Walla County Sheriff Deputies Richard Schram and Ryan Allen with Life Saving awards for heroic actions.
Walla Walla High School Jazz band garnered the Outstanding Jazz Band Award for the morning session of the Washington State University Jazz Festival.
Buy your bulbs now for fall planting and enjoy flowering narcissus in the spring.
Children’s Wishes & Dreams of Walla Walla treated sisters Ava and Holly Braendlein to a trip to a downtown bike store and a favorite local sweet shop in mid-October, said Kara Schulke, who helps coordinate CW&D’s wishes.
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