A physics and engineering student at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, John Lonai took time away to talk about image processing and analysis of apple orchards during a presentation at Milton-Freewater Rotary Club 294.
Every spring, like clockwork, there’s an Easter Egg Hunt in Walla Walla. Most people are unaware that members of the Exchange Club of Walla Walla have shepherded this event for more than a half century. In fact when it unfolded in a matter of minutes on April 4 in Pioneer Park, it was the club’s 56th time to treat local kids.
If you sow the seeds, you’ll reap the rewards, and spring brings out gardeners everywhere.
There could be no denying it — my shower stall looked like Charlton Heston was parting the Red Sea at my house. Why else would the tile suddenly be bright red?
A half-decent weekend segued into an increasingly blustery and inclement beginning of the week as a fairly vigorous Pacific front took aim at Southeast Washington yesterday.
State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 41 firefighters, including two from this area, are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy in North Bend, Wash.
“Doomtown” didn’t click for me until the third time I attempted to play it. I kept getting farther in the game, and getting more understanding of the rules, but it failed to fully make sense the first two times.
The next Springtime Baby Shower and Bring Your Baby Event will be 10 a.m.-noon, April 25 at the Family Medical Center, 1120 W. Rose St.
In last month’s column I related people’s thoughts about going blind. This month I’d like to present what people have told me about learning to cope with blindness after the initial shock lessened, and what they did with their lives. No one wants to be blind, but life can still be great.
The Lunchtime Learning class at Animal Clinic of Walla Walla will be helpful for those dealing with feuding dogs. The class will be at noon-12:30 p.m. April 14 at the clinic, 2089 Taumarson Road.
The Children’s Museum of Walla Walla and Fort Walla Walla Museum have announced a new joint family membership package. This yearly membership offers unlimited access to both museums.
The Walla Walla Valley Quilt Guild will present a free symposium, “Quilting Basics and Beyond,” 6-8 p.m. April 14 at the Blue Mountain Community Church, 9289 Sturm Ave.
Two area students each received a $3,000 Presidential Scholarship to Eastern Washington University for the 2015-16 academic year. To qualify, students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.8 or higher, or 1,250-plus on the SAT or 28 plus on the ACT.
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