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Tickets on sale now for Frazier Farmstead festival

MILTON-FREEWATER — Tickets are available for the Frazier Farmstead Museum’s Summertime Festival to be held 6-10 p.m. June 27 at the museum, 1403 Chestnut St.

Pancake feed to raise funds for Parkinson’s research

Attendees will have the chance to fill their stomachs while funding research for Parkinson’s disease at Pancakes at the Park. The event will be 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, at Pioneer Park.

Etc: Rotary names pair winners of Youth Leadership Awards

Walla Walla Noon Rotary Club named Alondra Hernandez and Veronica Ocampo its Rotary Youth Leadership Award recipients.

Column: Daughter's better half a good catch, perfect match

It’s almost Father’s Day and I’m giving a shout out to someone you don’t hear about nearly enough.

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Etc: Museum exhibits local WWI-II efforts in defense of freedom

Taking more than a year to assemble, Fort Walla Walla Museum’s “Walla Walla and the World Wars” exhibit teems with artifacts, photographs and stories from local veterans who served during World Wars I and II.

Etc: Walla Walla schools get leg up from energy incentive program

Walla Walla Public Schools received a check for $3,250 from Pacific Power WATTSMART incentive program for the Southeast Area Technical Skills Center on the Walla Walla Community College campus.

Etc: Wa-Hi student wins Rotary scholarship

Walla Walla Noon Rotary Club partners with area high schools to select students for scholarship awards. The connection allows Rotary to recognize young people who face health issues, overcoming family hardships, learning difficulties and other life challenges. “Rotary values independent thinkers and doers and people who stand up for what they believe,” according to a release.

Etc: Heart doctors give talk on cardiac matters

Interventional cardiologists Dr. Imran Zubair and Bill Beach got to the heart of the matter when they talked to Milton-Freewater Rotary Club members about services provided at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Imran and Bill are members of the hospital’s cardiac team.

Location of 1855 WW treaty council a topic of ongoing debate

From May 29-June 11, 1855, a treaty council was held in Walla Walla between Washington Territory Governor Isaac Stevens, superintendent of Indian Affairs for Oregon Territory Joel Palmer, and several thousand Indians from the Upper Columbia and Snake River Indian tribes. It has been said of the event that, “In its general influence and difficulty (it) has never been equaled by any council held with the Indian tribes of the United States.”

Etc - WSPEA awards scholarships

Ten local students received a boost recently thanks to scholarships from the Washington State Penitentiary Employees Association.

Etc - Walla Wallan meets Navy SEAL

Walla Wallan Lisa Anderson rubbed shoulders with an American hero this spring when she met and visited with Kristin Beck at a diversity conference in Port Angeles, Wash.