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.
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.
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.
SEATTLE — I guess there’s no fury like the NRA scorned.
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.
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.
Lori Iverson has a new appreciation of what the phrase “going viral” means.
You can’t miss the political turmoil in our country today.