Every single one of the 44 Walla Walla and Lincoln High School students who submitted Collections of Evidence to the state for math proficiency met the state math standards.
‘The Hobo,” a story by local writer Martin McCaw set in the middle of the Great Depression on a Prescott farm, crossed the Atlantic Ocean and won the $154.87 (100-pounds sterling) first-place prize in the United Kingdom’s Global Short Story Competition.
On a recent Sunday a blue jay visited the yard of Mark and Susi Etchell, off Mojonnier Road. The pastor of City Church said Susi got the shot. “It’s a rather rare sighting in this area,” Mark added.
Yahoo, pardner! Safety tips, free helmets for students who need them, tune-ups and repairs and more are part of the Edison Elementary School’s sixth annual bike rodeo from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Helpline’s annual SoupPort luncheon fundraiser featured soups prepared by the students in Walla Walla Community College’s Wine Country Culinary Institute, said Kelsey Beckmeyer in a release.
Anyone interested in starting up a 4-H shooting team could benefit from a leader-training seminar in La Grande in May, said Verl Pressnall, president of the East End Rod & Gun Club in a release. Qualifying as 4-H leaders before taking the training is a prerequisite.
Blue Mountain Humane Society is in its 46th year of serving Walla Walla, according to Executive Director Sara Archer.
The Garrison Creek Stream Restoration Project and Living Classroom Trail is ready for its close-up.
Blake Akari of Cherished Moments Photography shot the winning image that garnered a Elks National Foundation-sponsored national contest award for Walla Walla Elks Lodge 287.
Youngsters entering kindergarten, and their parents, now have packets to welcome them to the Walla Walla public school system courtesy of Donna Austin, a bilingual instructional specialist.
The Blue clan doesn’t mess around when it comes to reunions.
No wonder that at 6-feet 9 inches Jermaine Galloway, an Idaho law enforcement officer, is also known as the “Tall Cop.”
By early April, after three weeks in area grade school classrooms, the Pennies for Polio program sponsored by Walla Walla Sunrise Rotary Club raised more than $5,500 for Rotary’s polio eradication program.
I’m all shook up after reading about a geology report given to Milton-Freewater Rotary Club recently by Whitman College geology professor Kevin R. Pogue.
To honor Walla Walla history on the ground where it happened, local history scholar Daniel N. “Dan” Clark will offer a three-session Walla Walla Treaty Councils & Battles, 1855-56 class.
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