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Oregon lawmakers eye $1,000 fine for cellphone use while driving

SALEM, Ore. — The maximum fine for motorists caught talking on their cellphones or texting while driving would increase from $250 to $1,000 under a bill that is being considered by the Oregon Legislature, a move intended to make distracted driving a more serious crime.

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Walla Walla City Council should adopt attendance policy

Council member Shane Laib has taken a temporary job in Olympia, which triggered concern and debate about missing meetings.

The Walla Walla City Council would be wise to adopt a policy outlining appropriate reasons for Council members to miss meetings.

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Fort Walla Walla Museum worth visiting

I don’t get out to the Fort Walla Walla Museum very often, but my husband and I are members and he does volunteer work there as needed, therefore, he gets out there reasonably often.

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NRA flunks former ally in Olympia

SEATTLE — I guess there’s no fury like the NRA scorned.

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Reach out to school employees who make a difference

Each year in March, the Washington State School Retirees Association urges people to remember to show appreciation to those school employees who made a difference in their lives. We have nearly 600 retirees in Walla Walla and Columbia counties who are members of this group.

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Column’s name-calling, ridicule don’t foster finding solutions

The David Horsey column in the March 17 U-B is an insult to law-abiding gun owners and a classic example of the type of ad hominem attacks those opposed to Second Amendment rights like to level against people who own firearms.

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Cougar, coyote photos draw quite a crowd

Lori Iverson has a new appreciation of what the phrase “going viral” means.

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Is this the government we want?

You can’t miss the political turmoil in our country today.

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