Duo kicks off spring cleaning of the body Monday

Naturopathic physician and acupuncturist Melissa McClintock and health coach Amy Rootvik are teaming together to offer a 21-day Spring Rejuvenation Detox and Cleanse program that kicks off Monday.

Etc - Walla Wallan finds valuable CD

Walla Wallan Jeannie Bettles, 58, discovered something worth considerably more than the castoff beverage cans she sought while walking east toward the airport along Highway 12, off Wilbur Avenue.

Etc - Jeweler makes donation to local hospice

With little fanfare, Martin’s Jewelers quietly replaces batteries in wristwatches at no charge.

Etc - Garrison principals speaks about importance of educators

As keynote speaker for the Children’s Home Society of Washington Sweethearts Luncheon fundraiser, Garrison Middle School Principal Robert Elizondo talked about the impact of educators who supported and inspired him after his father died.

Etc - CPHS students compete in business contest

Seven College Place High School freshmen got their first taste of competition during this, CPHS’s inaugural year with membership in the Future Business Leaders of America program.

Etc - Walla Wallans enjoy Caribbean cruise

Amid the recommended beverages for passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean Adventure of The Seas is a fleet of wines from around the world. Walla Wallans Jill and Bob Zagelow perused the list while aboard for a 14-day cruise around the Southern Caribbean recently.

Etc - Wa-Hi rifle team raises funds with raffle

With an active rifle team, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps at Walla Walla High School needs funds to help cover costs when its members travel to national competitions.

Etc - Student-crafted decorative benches hit the market

Students in James Polson’s SEA-TECH advanced manufacturing and welding technology class are selling, for $300 each, decorative benches they created as class projects. The Walla Walla School District facility is on the Walla Walla Community College campus.

Etc - Blind student studies Italian in the old country

Former Walla Wallan Brandon Keith Biggs is cresting the wave as the first blind student from California State University, East Bay, to participate in a study abroad program through June, according to a release.

Etc - Big Blue Boosters request district funding for track project

Big Blue Boosters are fundraising to build a new track at Wa-Hi.

Etc - Bluegrass fundraiser strikes a chord

The Feb. 13 Bluegrass at the Plaza fundraiser was a huge success, organizer Kate Hockersmith reported.

Etc - Fathers, daughters get groove on in pair of dances

Two recent dances held forth for fathers and daughters in the Walla Walla Valley. Walla Walla Elks Lodge 287 hosted its event Feb. 6 and the City of Walla Walla Parks & Recreation Department-sponsored Father-Daughter Valentine Ball followed on Feb. 21.

Etc - NY agent hooks Moms’ Network up to national comedian for benefit

Rounding up big time entertainment for local gigs isn’t often achieved overnight.

Etc: Talk aims to shed light on generational differences

Linda Clark spoke to Milton-Freewater Rotary Club recently about the how different generations bring diversity to the workplace and the benefits and challenges of dealing with multi-generation employees and contacts.

Hundreds of entries paint picture of heart health

Some 383 entries in Walla Walla General Hospital’s second “HeartWork” children’s coloring contest expressed unique views on heart health in conjunction with February’s National American Heart Month.

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