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WALLA WALLA — “Orphaned Archaeological Collections: Issues and their research and public outreach value,” a part of the Fort Walla Walla Museum After Hours series, will be 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Museum, 755 Myra Road. The free talk will be presented by Kali D.V. Oliver of the University of Idaho.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Kennel Club’s Annual Dog Show will be Saturday and Sunday at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St.
WALLA WALLA — Camp Fire Walla Walla and the Whitman College Community Service Co-op will sponsor a family field day to be held noon-2 p.m. May 3 at Ankeny Field at Whitman College, 345 Boyer St.
The annual Walla Walla Elks Lodge 287 installation of officers often includes representatives and dignitaries from lodges in Seattle, Spokane, Moses Lake, Yakima and Tri-Cities. This year there were also nearly 100 lodge and community members, according to member Keith Burghardt. Local lodge Past Exalted Ruler Greg Heimgartner conducted the installation ceremony.
The April Harvest of the Month focus of the Farm-to-School program in Walla Walla Public Schools is lentils. The legumes, from the Palouse region, where organizers hold the annual National Lentil Festival, were dished up recently in school cafeterias.
There are many limitations in finding a cure-all for mental illness. In my eyes, there is only one way to avoid the risk of mental illness among any given population, and that is prevention. Of course this isn’t to say that once a person has mental illness, all hope is lost. There is a road to recovery.
Peter B. Rindal of Walla Walla made the Scholastic Honor Roll winter term at Oregon State University in Corvallis. One of 932 students who earned straight As, Peter is a senior majoring in computer science. Another 3,634 earned a B-plus 3.5 GPA or better to make the listing. To be on the honor roll, Peter had to carry at least 12 graded hours of course work.
It appears as if the Walla Walla Valley is in for a wet week. A series of fronts is slated to traverse Southeast Washington over the next several days, bringing periods of rain accompanied by rather cool temperatures.
Walla Walla Kay Raddatz gave herself quite the challenge: Track down seven fellow St. Paul Girl Scout Council troop members who went to an international encampment of 12,000 scouts in Idaho’s Farragut Wildlife area — 50 years before.
April’s attitude is cheeky, defiant and contagious. It is like an unruly hairstyle that won’t fit neatly under a hat. It’s surprisingly substantive, however, despite its love-at-first-sight optimistic brashness and its throw-caution-to-the-wind spirit. Its depth takes us off guard.
WALLA WALLA — Each year the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days is represented by the Royalty Court, a queen and two princesses. They make public appearances to represent the fair positively with horsemanship, public speaking, poise and composure.
In addition to learning methods or argumentation and critical thinking, participants in the Ethics Bowl also learned on a personal and team level.
Lilyan Duckett recently competed for two days at the Hermiston Conference Center and garnered the Oregon Preteen ANTSO title.
“As a government employee, Ben felt compelled to ante up the fee, rather than risk being caught making moonshine.”
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