This week marks the 40th annual National Emergency Medical Services Week. The purpose of this event is to recognize the contributions of EMTs, paramedics, and others involved in the delivery of pre-hospital medicine. I would like to encourage you to take this opportunity to say thank you for all that they do.
A few weeks ago I received this email from a frustrated teacher:
White House scandals are nothing new. And neither is political posturing when a scandal breaks.
For teachers there is no such thing as overtime pay or comp-time, only an “annual salary” for a job done.
Kudos to the FFA Agricultural Issues Team for alerting Walla Wallans and other residents of Southeastern Washington of the threat to alkali bees by the proposed expansion of U.S. Highway 12 between 9 Mile Hill and Woodward Canyon Road.
The good news is local voters will have some choices to make.
Lord knows our schools have problems. But suppose we tried to solve them by doing something radical — say, turning the schools over to the Catholic Church.
Myles Anderson, the visionary behind the WWCC’s Center for Enolgoy & Viticulture, has retired (maybe for the last time).
A handful of winemakers put Walla Walla on the wine tour map. Among them is Myles Anderson, who has retired as the director of Walla Walla Community College’s Center for Enology & Viticulture.
Zonia Dedloff of Starbuck asks for a pass on her bigotry because she’s “old fashioned.” Reminds me of the same people who called themselves “old fashioned” when they stood up for racism and inequality and protested interracial marriage and integration only a few decades ago.
Without benefit of the engineers’ logical explanation of changing Rose Street to two primary lanes with a turn lane in the middle, my preconceived, uninformed response was to leave it four lanes.
As a newspaper, it is hardly a shock we are outraged at the Obama administration’s slimy practice of combing through phone records of a news organization.
I was a reporter in D.C. when Bill Clinton was president, and six months or so into his second term The Washington Post ran a huge drawing of the Abraham Lincoln statue looking lazily around the capital and yawning.
What in the world does the Union Bulletin have against Sheriff John Turner?
Many years ago I recall a Pomeroy Alumni banquet speaker from Sweden saying, “The United States will never be defeated because every guy who is a guy has a gun.”
Alas, the scumbag terrorists assault us continually, and we refuse to consider honestly any means of combating their atrocities.
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