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.
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.
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.
I didn’t even have the time to rejoice for the news of a bicycle path connecting College Place to Walla Walla, when I heard a petition from a few against it has already changed the mind of the Walla Walla City Council.
Major news networks carry news of gun violence/shootings nearly every day, often combined with the news of record gun sales!
To the voters in Umatilla County pertaining to the county commissioner position.
Recently scientists for the first time recorded a CO2 level of 400 parts per million at Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii. The last time the level was this high was millions of years before modern humans existed.
In late 2012, I relinquished my position as an elected official serving as a director for the Walla Walla School District Board of Education.
Regarding the U-B editorial on May 10 (“Rescinding Rose Street vote ...).
The City Council reversed its decision to redesign the striping of Rose Street based on a “huge public outcry,” according to the Union-Bulletin. Are City Council decisions made according to who cries out the loudest and gets signatures on a petition? Is it an “us vs. them” thing, or are we a community?
May is National Bike Month!
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