Possibly the first home built on Madison Street is in transition as its current owners downsize. The owners’ son, Brian Bennett, said the home was built in 1940 on a former apple orchard. He recalls finding a number of artifacts in the ground from the 1890s and more recently a wagon tongue, a yoke, half a wagon wheel and a canteen. Many of the items went to Shady Lawn Antiques and others were sold in auctions.
Walla Walla High School alumna Kjersti Shiffler received a $3,000 Bill Lawson College Scholarship from the Broadband Communications Association of Washington, according to a release.
Shades of “Calendar Girls” with Helen Mirren and the rest of the charming 2003 feature film cast. It’s about a group of Yorkshire women who in real life produced a calendar of modest nude poses in April 1999 to raise money for leukemia research under the auspices of the Women’s Institutes.
For a while there the competition wasn’t even neck and neck. Northfield Falls, Vt., clearly led the pack with miles logged and points amassed in a health initiative called the 2013 National Bike Challenge, said Andrew “Andy” Pryor via email.
The “Nasty Habits and Dirty Little Secrets” CD by Coyote Kings w/Mush of Walla Walla has been tapped as an Inland Empire Blues Society nominee for 2013 Empire Award for Best Blues Album.
Walla Walla High School math teacher Mike Gobel has expanded his role with the Advancement Via Individual Determination program to a national level.
It’s been 52 years since Group One Peace Corps volunteers went to the Philippines.
So much of such programs as “House Hunters International” are done beforehand that it could be dubbed “C’mon Over to the House I Found Before The Show Was Filmed.”
Donna Anderson and David Carney make up Double ‘D’ Alpaca Ranch LLC. Being all alpaca, all the time, was not always thus for the couple who are gearing up for their seventh annual alpaca extravaganza.
Powerline-leveling wind storms do sweep through at the most inopportune times.
Walla Wallan Kyle Eggers has added being an instructor to his list of accomplishments.
To celebrate Pioneer Park Aviary’s 30th anniversary, organizers are hosting a free community party with children’s activities and more.
If it inflates and can be bounced upon, chances are the Sharpstein Elementary School fall carnival will feature such springy options. In fact I hear tell there will be houses, slides and an obstacle course of the bouncy sort.
Teacher Heather Wimer’s young charges at Rascal Ranch day care and preschool outside College Place wanted to help others.
Native Walla Wallan Desiree Grote-Norens Bryant and husband Kyle will choose between town center or river view rental housing options in Carrick on Shannon, County Leitrim, in the north part of the Republic of Ireland.
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