The Walla Walla Council on Homelessness recently held a community education event to help area residents become more familiar with homelessness in the Valley.
First let me introduce myself. I am retired sheriff and I live in Joseph and I am concerned that we elect the right people to represent us in Salem and Washington D.C.
My children are privileged. No, I’m not wealthy.
The politicians are at it again. U.S. Rep. Doc Hastings, a one-term guy who as been in the house for a lifetime, now wants to mess up the Endangered Species Act. What’s new?
First lady Michelle Obama is on target when she urges young people not to drink sugary beverages such as Coke, Pepsi, Gatorade, PowerAde and the many other similar products on the market.
The letter to the editor on Feb. 17 about the Pioneer Park Aviary closing has the same thoughts and suggestions as mine. I couldn’t have said it any better.
On my first day as a Kitsap County deputy prosecutor, I took an oath to support and defend Washington’s Constitution and laws. While the words seemed important at the time, their true gravity struck me two years later when I was assigned to prosecute Jonathan Gentry for raping and murdering 12-year-old Cassie Holden.
Bbetween the two of us — one a former Department of Corrections secretary and the other a former director of prisons and a Washington State Penitentiary superindent — we have participated in all five executions carried out since reinstatement of the death penalty in 1975.
SEATTLE — Bill Hobson says the $15-an-hour wage movement is the most electrifying change in thinking he’s witnessed on an issue in more than 30 years of advocacy for the poor.
I was extremely disheartened to hear that city officials voted to close the Pioneer Park Aviary.
One of the very used and appreciated public assets of the city of Walla Walla is Pioneer Park and the Aviary. The Aviary is a longtime asset that has provided enjoyment and education to generations of families.
Drivers should drive.
The No Child Left Behind Act is unnecessary meddling from the federal government.
EarthTalk, published in the U-B on Feb. 19 by The Environmental Magazine, made the following statement:
A recent letter to the U-B from Irene Sette from New Jersey regarding Oregon’s wolf-management deserves another point of view.
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