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Alasdair Stewart

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Local election results tallied

With the first round of vote-counting complete in the region, here is a look at where local races stand:

Survey shows division over school projects

WALLA WALLA — Should the School District bring voters a proposal for a total overhaul of Walla Walla High School, or a smaller project, or just let it ride for a while?

Balboa Winery gets website facelift

Balboa Winery, which has recently added new faces, is also getting a new face online.

College Cellars wins 10 Seattle Wine Awards

College Cellars, the winemaking arm of Walla Walla Community College, took home a slew of prizes in this year’s Seattle Wine Awards.

Hertz'sparentcompanyto rent cars at airport

The Walla Walla Regional Airport won’t see a cut in car rental options — and revenue — after all.

Amoré Floral to help honor veterans

A local florist is taking part in a nationwide effort to help people pay tribute to those who served in the armed forces.

Baker Boyer ranks in top 200

For the sixth year running, Baker Boyer Bank has nailed down a spot in American Banker magazine’s list of the top 200 community banks.

Bra clinic promises perfect fit

A twice-yearly bra clinic will is coming up Saturday at Walla Walla Clothing Co.

Baker Boyer's Bruggeman completes trusts program with honors

Brian Bruggeman, a trust officer and financial advisor in business development at Baker Boyer Bank, has completed a three-year program in trusts with an honors distinction.

Umatilla Ranger District snags third green award

The third time was the charm for the Umatilla Ranger District of the U.S. Forest Service.

Fairness prompts column publication

On today’s Viewpoints page, you’ll find a column by Walla Walla County Sheriff John Turner regarding an investigation into potential payroll fraud at the Sheriff’s Office.

Man charged in gang killing pleads guilty to riot

WALLA WALLA — A man facing murder and assault charges related to the fatal shooting of a rival gang member pleaded guilty today to a reduced charge.

Deadlines on horizon for voter registration

If you haven’t already registered, a few weeks remain before you’ll be shut out of the process.

Diverse viewpoints key to value of Health & Fitness

Health and fitness covers a lot of ground. Some of that ground — eat your greens, get some exercise — we should all be able to agree on.

Even during summer scorchers, low-water gardens are home to a rainless rainbow

A trio of gardens just off downtown Walla Walla give native and drought-tolerant plants a place to show off their summer colors to passers-by. Some of the blooms, such as gaillardea and echinacea, are showy; others are subtle, unless you take a moment to