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My Grandpa, Millerd Van Donge — “Gramps” to all his grandchildren, moved here as a senior in high school from Cove, Ore., during the depression in 1929.
I honestly never saw this coming. While I often publicly have fun at my own expense, it’s typically of my own choosing. And this was not my choice, by any means.
The manager of Harvest Foods’ deli preaches respect and a strong work ethic.
Salads, picnic food or hot soup in the cold winter — certain foods just make you happy. The deli at Walla Walla’s Harvest Foods can supply you with mood-lightening fare for all occasions.
Although initially mentioned in an off-hand manner, 10-year-old Olivier Nicault took his jesting grandparents’ invitation to finish his fifth-grade school year with them quite seriously.
Wow, “Anodyne” sure took me by surprise. In fact, surprise is the word that I keep coming back to when I think about “Anodyne.”
Think spring sunshine has finally taken hold in the Northwest? Think again. A deep, cold and unseasonably potent low-pressure system is forecast to drop south and east from northern British Columbia and position itself off the coast of northwestern Washington this week.
"Ernie, how about taking a ride on the four-wheeler?” my nephew, Loren, asked me that warm summer day.
When I was young, my family ate a lot of Red Delicious apples. The apples were big and eye-catching, but in my opinion their eating qualities left something to be desired. Still, they gave us a reasonably economical and convenient fruit choice, and we were glad to have them.
With planet exploration in mind, the Barcenas clan uprooted from its Walla Walla home in 2012 to embark on a grand two-year tour.
‘What was your favorite childhood activity?” I asked my mom, Linda Mobley. Of course I already knew what the answer would be: the Nat.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Penrod Kennels is a place where pets can go to be themselves.
Dear John, I enjoyed this past season of “The Walking Dead,” and could not help but wonder what I would do in a zombie apocalypse. What piqued my curiosity the most was the times when zombies were used as tools by the humans. Would it be legal to own a zombie after they rise up from the dead?
Now that your weatherperson has single-handedly derailed the ill-advised Rose Street reconfiguration plan with his hard-hitting commentary in last week’s column, he has been urged by many to tackle other thorny and long-unresolved issues that continue to pester the world: Concerns such as the whereabouts of Jimmy Hoffa, long-standing animosities in the Middle East and the stunning inability of home plate umpires to call balls and strikes in any consistent manner — the last of which is possibly the most annoying of all.
Sometimes “solid rock” turns out to be anything but sturdy stuff.
One of the many benefits of springtime in Walla Walla is spotting hot air balloons in the sky first thing in the morning.
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