Beer makers and consumers can thank President Jimmy Carter, who in 1978 signed legislation that legalized local home brew in the U.S.
The Southeast Washington Association of School Administrators presented its Community Leadership Award to Dean Lodmell, a longtime engineer, construction manager and Walla Walla community volunteer.
There’s just no stopping Walla Wallan Jane Samples, who thrives on making garments that benefit the Little Dresses for Africa program.
When Jeremy Fetter turns 17 this month he will celebrate through birthday gifts the benefit Blue Mountain Humane Society, according to parents Jeff and Sheril Fetter of College Place.
Jill McDaniels James graduated magna cum laude from Central Washington University with an education degree in mathematics. She played two years of softball on scholarship at CWU.
Local American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network volunteer Kimberly Porter joined nearly 150 other cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, physicians and researchers in Washington, D.C., in early June to urge lawmakers to make fighting cancer a top national priority. ACS CAN is the advocacy affiliate of the American Cancer Society.
Island County Juvenile and Superior Court on Whidbey Island in Coupeville, Wash., has a new court administrator in former Walla Wallan Andrew Somers.
Jean Arbuthnot Johnson was in her late teens when the United States entered World War II after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941.
The Walla Walla School District online newsletter wrapped up Class of 2015 students by the numbers:
Northern Illinois University in Dekalb recognized Andrew Glaeser of Walla Walla as a dean’s list student in mechanical engineering for spring 2015 semester. NIU first opened its doors as the Northern Illinois State Normal School in 1899 as a teachers college.
Ben Currin is president elect for the 2016-17 year with Milton-Freewater Rotary Club 294. New board members three-year terms are Leslie Brown, Mike Swinnerton and Brian Wolcott.
Carnegie Picture Lab update — employee wanted and release of annual report
Amazon.com sponsors Amazon Smile Foundation, which contributes 0.5 percent of every eligible purchase to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Central Washington University presented Luke Fidge of Walla Walla with a dean’s scholar award on the Ellensburg campus as part of an honors convocation during commencement weekend activities. Recognized for his excellent grade-point average, Luke is one of just 55 graduating seniors in the College of Education and Professional Studies to be honored as dean’s scholars.
AMVETS Post 1111’s next meeting will be 7 p.m. July 15 in the Maxson room at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave. A potluck precedes the meeting at 6 p.m.
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