All children deserve a strong start in life. From the White House to New York City to Olympia, public officials are building resolve to act on something that parents and teachers have long known: High-quality early childhood experiences lay a solid foundation for the future.
My niece is part of the Sweets Volleyball Club and I was pleased to see the photo in the paper about their wins! Wow!
Opening day for Major League Baseball is special. It is a time fans across the nation have hope that their favorite team will win the World Series. Everybody is 0-0 when the first pitch is thrown.
As a member of the higher education community for 36 years, part of that time as a Division Chair, it has been my privilege to evaluate many individuals for professional positions.
There’s has to be more to the $10 million school bond than just the science building. I wonder what the Walla Walla School Board has added to it?
The U-B’s opinion of March 2, “White House plan to ban soda ads misguided,” argues in favor of allowing advertising in schools.
We get it. Many state legislators aren’t particularly thrilled with the way Tim Eyman uses the initiative process to undercut their legislative vision.
In the Feb. 16 Union Bulletin, a letter writer chastises the editor for calling the voters decision to defeat I-522 “wise.”
Yes, it does seem as if the Walla Walla School Board is moving with lightning speed as it considers asking voters to approve a $10 million science building on the Wa-Hi campus.
The foundation of our nation is built on the bedrock principle that no matter where you start out, if you work hard, you can succeed. That’s the American dream.
In response to recent letters wanting to get rid of wolves, I feel a need to defend them. People who don’t like wolves seem to want them to not exist. They don’t want them to hunt elk or deer because it is competition for hunters.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, previously a Republican U.S. senator from Nebraska, has been pilloried for more than a week, mostly from the political right including his former GOP colleagues in Congress, for proposing deep cuts in military spending.
Now after we have spent a lot of ink and space getting righteous justice against a former lawyer and judge in the Junke case, has anyone thought about the lack of logic in that law? He viewed and stored verboten images on his computer and was discovered.
The Walla Walla City Council, after the recent public outcry, had an obligation to citizens to find a way to keep the Pioneer Park Aviary open. It made a wise call to embrace the request — with some caveats — of a group of private citizens to take over operation of the Aviary.
Since my letter to the editor (Feb. 17) appeared in the Union-Bulletin in favor of keeping the Pioneer Park Aviary open, I have received many comments (phone, mail and in person). Every single one agreed with my letter — most having additional comments they would have liked me to address.
- Letter - Wolves have right to behave as created 6 comments
- Letter - What will $10 million pay for? 10 comments
- Task force suggests delay in asking for Walla Walla school bond 10 comments
- Popular health database requirement cut from bill 15 comments
- Washington state should not abolish the death penalty 12 comments
- Attorney general conducts war on large banks 37 comments