WALLA WALLA — As with wheat farmers elsewhere, local farmers are also worried about what the future holds for soft white wheat, one of their staple crops.
The county’s critical aquifer recharge revisions comply with the Growth Management Act.
WALLA WALLA — A years-long debate over Walla Walla County’s rules to protect drinking water has crossed a finish line.
COLLEGE PLACE — A creditor of the Gilbert Auto Honda dealership has started proceedings to foreclose on the dealership’s property.
The city’s lawsuit against the Gilbert dealership sought $2 million.
COLLEGE PLACE — The city of College Place has won a lawsuit seeking approximately $2 million from a local auto dealer for a road building project to serve the business.
WALLA WALLA — What impact the discovery of gene-modified wheat growing in Eastern Oregon has yet to be determined.
WALLA WALLA — A half-dozen abandoned kittens have a new lease on life thanks to a dozen-and-a-half unlikely mentors.
WALLA WALLA — Road intersections, river crossings and alkali bees.
WALLA WALLA — A special filing period for Walla Walla County offices open for election this year closed Wednesday with some spots still without candidates.
MILTON-FREEWATER — The Umatilla County Land Use Planning Commission will hold a hearing today on revisions to the federal flood zone map for the Milton-Freewater area.
PENDLETON — Unofficial results today showed Pendleton resident George Murdock winning the race for the Umatilla County Commissioner Position 1 seat.
WALLA WALLA — Two candidates filed Monday at the start of a special filing period in Walla Walla County.
WALLA WALLA — A final flurry of filings Friday produced contested races for several city councils and school boards as well as the state Court of Appeals. However, a majority of those who filed for positions last week will be running unopposed.
WALLA WALLA — A special three-day filing period will open Monday for Walla Walla County offices open for election this year for which no one filed during the regular filing week.
WALLA WALLA — A local family’s project will allow a group of veterans to take flight Saturday, weather permitting.
The city has 90 days to fill vacancies left by Steve Dickerson and David Beamer.
COLLEGE PLACE — A couple of moving experiences have left the City Council with two vacancies to fill.
WALLA WALLA — Candidate filing week begins Monday for city councils, school boards, port districts and other posts up for election this year.
Ideal conditions with calm, clear skies are forecast until Sunday when a cold front is expected to move in.
WALLA WALLA — Bright, yes. Breezy, no. Both which bode well for hot-air balloonists gathering in the Valley over the next few days.
Commissioners, whose own salaries are frozen through 2016, OK'd raises for other elected officials.
WALLA WALLA — Citing the need to keep pay adequate to encourage capable people to run for office, Walla Walla County commissioners approved a pay raise next year for all county elected officials except themselves.
WALLA WALLA — Apparently Mr. Winter didn’t get the memo to get off the stage.
WALLA WALLA — “Everything old is new again” isn’t just a song lyric here.
TOUCHET — With the rushing waters of the Walla Walla River forming an appropriate backdrop, two projects to aid both fish and farmers were given a formal dedication Tuesday.
WALLA WALLA — Two of the four units at Washington State Penitentiary locked down after a major fight between inmates are back on normal status.
The rate, not seasonally adjusted, is below the rate posted in March 2011.
WALLA WALLA — The number of unemployed people in Walla Walla County fell to a three year low in March, according to the latest figures released by the state Employment Security Department.
By ANDY PORTER
WALLA WALLA – Four units at Washington State Penitentiary's West Complex are on lockdown today after multiple fights broke out Saturday night.
It was hard to say which was louder, the crash of barbells hitting the floor or the hard rock music pounding the air. Both were part of the picture at a recent workout session in the CrossFit gym in Walla Walla, one of two now open in the area. (The second is in College Place.) This evening’s group was a diverse lot, men and women ranging from college age to slightly graying. But all had one thing in common, intensity.
WALLA WALLA — Rain and cold failed to dampen the will of a crowd of about 80 people Monday who turned out for a Walla Walla Tea Party Patriots Tax Day Rally at the Walla Walla County Courthouse on Main Street.
WALLA WALLA — The ability to search for Walla Walla County property tax information online by names will continue to remain offline for now,
Police have identified the victim of an early-morning shooting today in Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA — The city of College Place has refiled a lawsuit seeking more than $2 million from a local car dealer in financial and various legal troubles for the city’s Commercial Drive project.
WALLA WALLA — The lawsuit College Place refiled against a local auto dealer is one of several currently in play involving Mark W. Gilbert and his companies.
An area model maker built a quarter-scale replica of the famous ‘Spirit of St. Louis.’
WALLA WALLA — A model of one of history’s most famous aircraft is now on display at Fort Walla Walla Museum. But while the detailed rendition of the Spirit of St. Louis is remarkable, the story behind it is equally noteworthy.
Officials said the change was due to recent killings of law officers in the US.
WALLA WALLA — The murders of law enforcement officials in Colorado and Texas have prompted a change in how people can search for property tax information in Walla Walla County.
WALLA WALLA — A woman charged in connection with a high-speed chase in January pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempting to elude a police vehicle.
WALLA WALLA — A man who pleaded guilty in connection with a gang-related New Year’s Day attack on a man was sentenced Monday.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Republican Party central committee has named two candidates to replace Sheriff Walt Hessler, who is retiring in June.
WALLA WALLA — Spring has sprung.
COLLEGE PLACE — A College Place resident was arrested Wednesday after allegedly pointing a shotgun at another man.
WALLA WALLA — Sales tax money raised to expand Walla Walla County’s mental health and substance abuse services will be used to halt “hemorrhaging” of reserve funds in the county Human Services Department, county commissioners decided this week.
WALLA WALLA — A former Walla Walla County undersheriff who embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from the office has started serving her sentence.
WALLA WALLA — There are edges and then there are edges.
COLLEGE PLACE — A local auto dealer beset by lawsuits is seeking Chapter 11 protection.
WALLA WALLA — Employees at the local U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office have received notice they may face furloughs due to impending federal budget cuts.
WALLA WALLA — Bids are now being taken for the former Walla Walla Gardener’s Association plant and property.
COLLEGE PLACE -- A local auto seller with a string of dealerships in the Pacific Northwest has crashed into a new set of lawsuits.
WALLA WALLA — Time to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring.
WALLA WALLA — Pomeroy resident Kindall Cooper was named queen of this year’s Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days Thursday.
WALLA WALLA — A long-ago treasure hunting expedition may have yielded a link to the early days of the U.S. Forest Service in Washington state.
COLLEGE PLACE — The cost of the College Place school bond issue will come home to roost this weekend.
WALLA WALLA — It is possible to eat for a week on a budget of $31.50, but it isn’t easy.