Now’s the time of year when communities everywhere, especially here in the Walla Walla Valley, prepare to spend another winter inside their school gymnasiums supporting the local basketball teams and wrestlers.
There it was, all plated up and nowhere to go ... except center stage, that is.
A group of local schoolkids last month shed some light on an after-school program that took place in the dark of Pioneer Park.
Early this spring son Nick Emigh and I restored some oak rocking chairs at my antiques shop. These chairs were made by noted Arts and Crafts-era furniture manufacturer Charles Limbert Company of Grand Rapids and Holland, Mich.
For some, sheepdog trials are a fun way to blow off steam for hard working sheepdogs and their owners. For others, it’s a way of life. And for others, it’s a fun hobby that lets energetic dogs get their yips out.
Lunch time on Monday in a busy College Place High School commons saw plenty of students ready to throw compliments over all the glass in their brand-new school.
At a time when life could be harsh in the American Southwest, outhouses served more than one important role. They provided structure, protected water resources and created important social norms, a New Mexico professor says.
Go here and you’ll find the name of Gary Rittenbach, 64, Walla Walla University’s director of academic computing, among an exclusive list of the world’s marathon runners.
Firefighters with Lone Wolf and Scholl Fire & Fuels Management, Inc., both based in Walla Walla, were among the more than 1,000 personnel who put themselves on the line for the Blue Creek Fire, which broke out July 20.
Wade may be guilty of flying without cause herself. The 34 year-old Walla Walla native loves being in the air more than anywhere else.
The Xtreme R/C Club of Walla Walla hosted the Northwest Championship Tour R/C off-road racing championships at Fort Walla Walla August 22 and 23, where 165 competitors entered to race their remote-controlled cars.
The farmers in Walla Walla county are nearly finished with harvesting their crops, if not already complete.
Three of the largest events ever held in Walla Walla were historic pageants produced by thousands of area residents in the 1920s and ’30s.
From backyards to breakfast muffins, blueberries are great treats for bakers and gardeners.
It was a six-day ride from Spokane to Walla Walla over portions of the old Mullan Trail, with three pack mules carrying some 7,000 pieces of mail in six locked pouches.
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