The national goal was Strive for Five Million, and participants across the country got very close, with 4,987,949 quizzes in one day.
Whitman College graduate Jamie Soukup Reid, who was 25 when she died in a car crash in North Carolina last year, led an enthusiastic life energized by a lifetime immersion in books.
Performing duo “Torch & Burn” reunited for a special festival-seating performance one recent Wednesday morning.
Plans to host new AFS students are in the works for the 2014-15 academic year and host families are new being sought, according to Darcy Dauble, WW Valley AFS chapter coordinator.
SuitCase Dances needs contributions to bring original dance theater to Walla Walla, according to Peter de Grasse, Vicki Lloid, Raffaele Exiana, artistic directors.
The Washington state Louise Sublet Award of Excellence for nutrition managers went to Jeanna Quistberg, the person in that post at Green Park Elementary.
The Farm-to-School Program is all about garbanzo beans this month, said Coordinator Beth Thiel.
Seattle CityClub recognizes community leaders through Washington state’s Jefferson Awards.
Host families, friends and other members of the Walla Walla-Sasayama Sister City Affiliation Committee greeted 15 students from Sasayama, Japan, on Saturday at the Walla Walla Regional Airport.
Northwest District Exchange Clubs will visit Walla Walla for the annual convention May 31-June 1, coordinated by Tracy Shrouf, convention chairwoman, and Brian Dohe, District president-elect.
Kendra Ann Greenwood of Walla Walla earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing, cum laude, from Whitworth University in Spokane.
Helpline’s SoupPort fundraiser is just around the proverbial corner. Mid-April to be exact.
Say “boots ’n’ cats ’n’ boots ’n’ cats” while emphasizing the consonants and you will begin to approximate sounds produced when beat boxing or vocalizing percussion sounds.
Imagine their surprise when, in the midst of preservation work, members of Blue Mountain Pheasants Forever Chapter 258 unrolled a planting tarp March 22 they thought would be 120 feet long. When unfurling it at the Sudbury elevator site, it rolled out to 177 feet, said project coordinator Larry Boe. So, John Houston, Jim Sonne, Carl Bisgard, Dan Eveland, Bud Jones, Ed Crain, Gary Benson, Randy Snyder, Ron Porter and Larry dug 374 feet of trench to secure it and planted 58 juniper. Saturday volunteers will plant elderberry and roses at 10 a.m. as part of their conservation efforts.
Bob Fairchild of College Place said a Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance support group is starting in Kennewick.
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