MILTON-FREEWATER - Larry Luke started collecting when he was 13 years old, purchasing two buggies, a sleigh and a cavalry saddle."I still have all of that except the saddle," Luke said, adding he wasn't especially interested in equine equipment at the tim
One game.One microcosm.A small slice of American pie or, better yet, a hot dog on a bun, smothered in all the fixings.Tuesday's 9/10 District 5 semi-final game at Pacific Little League Fields served as a single taste of the greater feast played out on Lit
A dark, musty walkway with plank floors, mostly covered with torn and stained linoleum, divides dozens of oddly built rooms lining either side of the second-story hallway at 208 W. Main St. in Walla Walla.They are small rooms, even by today's standards, m
Elena Enriquez huddles with a group of students to select the morning's play list from her iPad.Enriquez explains after the morning workout that she typically picks the songs Blue Ridge Elementary students dance to on these special mornings. But with the
A doctor by day, Walla Walla obstetrician Jake Kaminsky is treated no differently in Wilma Wilson's living room than any other student."It's not perfect," he says with a grin, cradling his prized banjo in his lap after playing "Folk Dance" in lesson No. 6
WALLA WALLA - When Kim Holderman came back to Walla Walla after three years on the Professional Women's Bowling Association tour, she was beat. Physically and mentally.
The silence in the Walla Walla High School rifle range is broken every few seconds by the click of air rifles releasing pellets, followed immediately by the clang of pellets striking their intended targets.Besides being intensely quiet, the room is also s
"Wherever it came from, today's rugby is, at its best, a blend of strategy, strength, speed and instinct. At its least, it is organized and glorious mayhem."The object is to, by carrying, passing and kicking the ball, score more points than the other team
The Black Dog Rescue operates out of the Waitsburg Hardware and Mercantile, and has been rescuing and fostering animals for about 61/2 years.During the past year, between 125 and 150 animals have been placed in adoptive homes.
With a galumphing gait, J.R., for Just Right, does his best to keep up with 11-year-old Devon Harshman in an enclosure on Main Street in Waitsburg.
When it comes to baseball, Dave Meliah, JC Biagi and Cesar Lopez have a lot in common.
Building roads and hospitals in Afghanistan is one thing. Giving a presentation about building roads and hospitals in Afghanistan to a fifth-grade classroom is another, very different thing.Whether through Navy training or natural temperament, Petty Offic
Sarah Kokernot and Juan Martinez are in love. He holds her hand, she gazes adoringly at him. Neither can stop smiling.It's fitting, then, that this couple — married eight months — is at Walla Faces on this chilly February night to heat things up with a bi
Talk about a frosty photo op.During a recent business trip, Walla Walla resident Dan Minteer had a chance to tour one of the world's premier snow and ice festivals. A below-zero walk in a winter wonderland.
WALLA WALLA - Brennan Barberich worked hard to go to the Junior Academic All-American Game.He held bake-sales, washed cars and held fundraisers. He also worked out with his father, Brent Barberich, to improve his conditioning, and has attended several foo
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