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"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.
It was a perfect weekend in the Walla Walla Valley for just about any activity — and there were certainly many of them from which to choose: Spring Release, the season opener of two farmers markets, golf or tennis. Or a quiet stroll down Rose Street in the dappled shade provided by the stately sycamores that line that thoroughfare, several of which are scheduled to be reduced to sawdust if the current nonsensical ‘realignment’ plan for the street comes to fruition.
I didn’t realize I would so quickly be lying on a table with my armpits skyward. Yet there I was last week, preparing to be zapped for no real reason except to bring the laser hair reduction experience to your living room. Or wherever you’re reading at this moment.
WALLA WALLA — The local branch of the American Association of University Women recognized 11 high school seniors as outstanding scholars in science, mathematics, engineering and technology education.
Betty Harris hasn’t lost her drive, but she might be a little tired. After 27 years of driving a bus for Valley Transit, she waved goodbye on April 17.
The third annual Mom Prom reigned supreme on April 20, holding court at the Foundry Vineyards, said organizer Beth Swanson, president of The Moms’ Network.
WALLA WALLA — Toilet bowls may not be inviting, but the Toilet Bowl Run is open to anyone who wishes to help out the Christian Aid Center.
- Sen. Hewitt praised for standing his ground 18 comments
- Bye, bye bicycle path 6 comments
- Rose Street decision should be about ‘community’ 12 comments
- Would loving our enemies diminish terrorism? 5 comments
- Environmentalist should not have been missed 26 comments
- State inquiry into Sheriff’s Office determines no wrongdoing 6 comments