WALLA WALLA — The Diversity Day Multicultural Festival will live to celebrate another day.
If you’re driving through Mid-Columbia farmland, look closely at the fields. Chances are good you’ll spot asparagus spears pushing up to the light.
Northwest lawmakers have asked President Obama to make a decision on the Columbia River Treaty a priority by mid-year.
WALLA WALLA – The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction announced the 2013 Washington Achievement Awards Tuesday, and Waitsburg High School won the most accolades among area schools on the list.
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MILTON-FREEWATER — A man who was given what officials said was a “last chance” at rehabilitation in 2012 was arrested Tuesday after a high-speed pursuit from Athena to Milton-Freewater.
Washington state voters support both expanding background checks for gun sales and restricting background checks for gun sales, according to an Elway Poll released Tuesday.
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told members of his Income Inequality Advisory Committee on Tuesday that if they can’t break their current impasse between business and labor, he will introduce his own proposal next week for a $15 minimum wage.
MOKPO, South Korea — A ferry carrying 462 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving more than 280 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Oregon State Police arrested a Walla Walla man today who they say led them on a high-speed pursuit in a stolen vehicle from Athena to Milton-Freewater.
NEW YORK — Wind power in the United States is on a respirator.
A party in honor of Dr. Michael Luce will be held Wednesday at Dayton’s Liberty Theater.
DAYTON — Dr. Michael Luce, a general practitioner who served the Columbia County for over 30 years, is retiring.
DAYTON — The Dayton Chamber of Commerce has selected a former broadcaster-turned marketing and communications professional as its new director.
As he campaigned in 2008 to become Washington state’s top logging regulator, Peter Goldmark attacked his opponent for a “reprehensible” conflict of interest — accepting money from timber harvesters while allowing them to conduct clear-cuts in landslide-prone areas.
During his decade in Washington state’s Legislature, Rodney Tom has made a habit of doing the unexpected, from writing a budget and then voting against it to switching parties and then, a few years later, essentially switching back.
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