Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.
Walla Walla County commissioners voted unanimously to not intervene in a local coalition’s request to halt a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project that will clear a 5,000-foot-long stretch of trees and brush along Mill Creek levee.
A 14-year-old girl is accused in Walla Walla County Superior Court of shooting at rival gang affiliates near Second Avenue and Newell Street last summer.
Congressional budget analysts said Wednesday that the federal government ran a deficit of $435 billion in the just-completed budget year, the smallest deficit since 2007 and well below the record shortfalls of President Barack Obama's first term.
In a stunning move, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for House speaker Thursday, throwing Congress' Republican leadership into chaos.
Senate Democrats are preparing a legislative push to curb guns, a week after a mass shooting at an Oregon community college refocused attention on the nation's toll of firearms deaths.
As undercover videos released by anti-abortion activists roiled the nation this summer, sparking outrage directed at Planned Parenthood and reigniting questions about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses, the Birth Defects Research Laboratory at the University of Washington quietly continued the work it has done for more than 50 years.
Planned Parenthood centers — including Walla Walla’s — will be the target of protests Saturday over the alleged selling of fetal tissue.
A Walla Walla teenager now is accused of involvement in three gang-related shootings this year and of raping a girl at his residence in April.
Thousands of federal inmates serving sentences for drug crimes are set for early release next month under a cost-cutting measure intended to reduce the nation's prison population.
The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.
Walla Walla County commissioners will hold a special meeting 11:30 a.m. Wednesday to discuss citizen requests to intervene in the U.S. Corps of Engineers' plan to remove trees and other vegetation along a stretch of the Mill Creek levee.
Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-Sunnyside, is getting behind a second bill to help agriculture deal with port slowdowns.
The defining moments were few, with marijuana being one topic that saw a modicum of debate Monday at a local candidates forum at Walla Walla Community College.
Formal charges have been filed against three known local gang members suspected of involvement in a shooting last week on Cherry Street.
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