WALLA WALLA — A proposed 871-acre annexation on the south end of the city got its first review at a regular City Council meeting, and its first public outcry opposing it.
WALLA WALLA — The first Awesome Race fundraiser went to the Walla Walla Rollergirls, who raised $1,125 for the YMCA’s Sustain The Youth program.
WALLA WALLA — Mayor Jim Barrow was one of dozens of Washington state mayors who recently signed a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and the Washington state Legislature in support of a gasoline tax increase.
WALLA WALLA — Several dogs were rescued in a fire this morning that claimed the life of at least one family pet.
BURBANK — A Kennewick man was arrested Tuesday morning by deputies after the man reportedly stopped traffic on U.S. Highway 12 and jumped into a stranger’s SUV in an attempt to escape.
WALLA WALLA — Harlem Shake, the latest viral video dance craze, has already had one locally produce version released on YouTube and a second is expected to go online today.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Residents wanting to learn what they can do to fight crime in Umatilla County are encouraged to attended a rural Neighborhood Watch meeting on Monday.
MILTON-FREEWATER — It was class finals for a dozen dogs that were trying to prove they could curb their instinct to bark, growl, lunge or, in Lobo’s case, just have a little too much fun.
Member Shane Laib's temporary job in Olympia has brought matters to a head.
WALLA WALLA — City Council Member Shane Laib’s temporary employment at state Sen. Michael Baumgartner’s Olympia office is forcing an issue that had been overlooked for years by the City Council.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Less than a week after opening an online auction to benefit Jessica Schmaltz, the 8-year-old stricken with seizures for most of her life, coordinators said they met their goal.
WALLA WALLA — A local man known for his enthusiastic smile and eagerness to carry groceries celebrated his 50th birthday Saturday, along with a couple hundred people who call Jesse Castro their friend.
Friday’s two-hour meeting came 10 days after the home invasion attack of Joyce Key.
WALLA WALLA — A sorority sweet on reading spent part of Saturday helping little hands make valentines for sweethearts.
A bowling day and a dance are planned for the kiddos and their grown-up partners.
WALLA WALLA — The Parks and Recreation Department this week will kick off the first of its two annual Valentine’s events, both of which are geared toward parents and their children.
The program will focus on teaching teens how to produce video projects.
The program will focus on teaching teens how to produce video projects.
It’s their job to keep the game moving and the players safe.
WALLA WALLA — On a Whitman College field still moist from the Saturday morning mist, eight men readied themselves to make the switch from player to official for what some say is probably the toughest organized team sport.
WALLA WALLA — Turning a centuries-old French fairy tale known as “La Belle et la Bête” into a local ballet production has been a beast of a project for The Dance Center director Idalee Hutson-Fish.
WALLA WALLA — Sybarite5: A cello, a viola, two violins, a bass and “Everything In Its Right Place.”
WALLA WALLA — You might say the game of life brought Andrew Holt and Josh Santana together.
WALLA WALLA — For the third consecutive year, City Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to dedicate funds from this year’s Utility Round-up donation program to the unfunded Pioneer Park Aviary.
As far as the weather goes, a more typical cold January is predicted for the next few days.
WALLA WALLA — Starting next month, curbside recycling will move to an every-other-week schedule in an attempt to keep customer service fees from increasing too much, city officials said.
WALLA WALLA — How much wood would a Boy Scout chuck if a Boy Scout could chuck wood?
WALLA WALLA — The Rural Library District will reimburse unincorporated Walla Walla County residents who purchase a city library card for their household next year.
WALLA WALLA — A bit of luck and bare feet helped deputies nab a suspect wanted in a high-speed eluding chase on Thursday.
WALLA WALLA — On Wednesday, the Walla Walla City Council approved a resolution to oppose a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision from 2010.
Marine Lance Cpl. Logan Morris) returned to Walla Walla on Friday to a welcoming crowd of around 50 people at the Walla Walla Regional Airport.
WALLA WALLA — City Council approved a $126,000 sell-off of carbon credits, which the city receives as part of a methane flare-off program at Sudbury Landfill.
WALLA WALLA — With no other viable alternative, City Council unanimously approved joining the Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization.
WALLA WALLA — The Pioneer Park Aviary is safe for the next six months and possibly longer, but only if supporters can show the city they can raise enough to rebuild and run the facility on a permanent basis.
WALLA WALLA — What could be the largest and most involved regularly performed classical music production for the area came and left this weekend.
WALLA WALLA — Local cops walked the beat of Walmart’s aisles Saturday on a mission to give toys to those who might have had to do without this Christmas.
WALLA WALLA — City officials have not renewed the lease for the Walla Walla Valley Farmers Market and are asking for proposals from would-be operators, citing recent issues between vendors and management as the reason.
WALLA WALLA -- The Walla Walla County Rural Library District -- which has been criticized heavily this year for failing to work out an agreement with the city and moving forward with plans for a new branch -- will soon have an opening on its Board of Trustees.
WALLA WALLA — The three-day Holiday Barrel Tasting weekend finishes today, marking the end of a season and a welcomed taste of what’s to come.
WALLA WALLA — A Christmas tradition of years past is rolling back into town this week with the return of the Christmas Lighting Tour.
WALLA WALLA — Local wineries will start looking a lot like Christmas this weekend during the three-day Holiday Barrel Tasting.
WALLA WALLA — City Council approved a $149 million biennial budget that includes increases in street funding, decreases in most other department — including police, fire and library — and an optimistic and possibly controversial goal to raise additional funds through a major annexation along the city’s southern Urban Growth Area boundary.
WALLA WALLA — City Council agreed, in part, to a new plan to save the Pioneer Park Aviary that would not cost the city any additional money.
WALLA WALLA — It rained on Macy’s Parade of Lights Saturday night.
WALLA WALLA — ’Tis the season to shop and not just at stores.
WALLA WALLA — In an unannounced move, the City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to allow county resident to buy city library cards starting next year.
WALLA WALLA — A property tax hike that includes use of banked levy increases passed 4-3 at a City Council meeting Wednesday night.
WALLA WALLA — The artist who made his local acclaim on the corner of First and Main, usually right in front of or inside Starbucks, released his first series of books this week.
The Walla Walla City Council will review a number of proposed rate hikes for enterprise funds at Wednesday's meeting.
WALLA WALLA — Fees for landfill, cemetery and adult and youth sport programs are expected to increase next year.
WALLA WALLA — There is a dark side to Thanksgiving and there is a plaid side.
WALLA WALLA — Americans enjoy turkey, so much so that we eat about 16 pounds of it each year, according to the National Turkey Federation.
WALLA WALLA — The City Council tackled the 2013-2014 budget on Wednesday night, and along with it approved a highly contested increase in property taxes.
WALLA WALLA — On Wednesday, the City Council will hold its first public hearing dealing with the 2013-14 budget, in which city officials will face across-the-board department cuts, the loss of one police officer and one fire prevention officer, library hour cuts, the complete closure of the Pioneer Park Aviary and property tax increases.
WALLA WALLA — The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month saw well over 1,100 people scattered mostly along the sidewalks of Main Street between Second Avenue and Spokane Street.