WALLA WALLA — Don’t you hate it when Punxsutawney Phil is right?
WALLA WALLA — At least 33 Walla Walla County entrepreneurs are among the thousands hoping to get in on the ground floor of the state’s nascent marijuana industry, according to the latest list released by the state Liquor Control Board.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners Monday agreed to have the county Planning Commission take on the task of drawing up draft land use regulations for recreational marijuana operations.
WALLA WALLA — Patches of light, freezing fog and drizzle turned roads and sidewalks into obstacle courses today.
The current levy will expire at the end of this year if not renewed by voters.
WALLA WALLA — The Archdiocese of Spokane is seeking information about a priest who briefly lived in Walla Walla in 1986 and has since been the subject of a substantiated claim of child sexual abuse in Minnesota.
In a building stripped bare and completely redone, the Misbehaven Spa & Salon has a whole new look
WALLA WALLA — The state’s longest-serving death row inmate has lost his latest court appeal.
The Washington attorney general announced his opinion this morning on the controversy.
WALLA WALLA — State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today said cities and counties can ban or severely restrict marijuana-related businesses in their jurisdictions.
WALLA WALLA — The latest chapter in the ongoing story of Washington State Penitentiary has opened.
WALLA WALLA — The window is now open to submit applications for amendments to Walla Walla County’s Comprehensive Plan and development regulations.
COLLEGE PLACE — A Saturday morning fire that killed a College Place man was apparently started by the victim, an official said today.
COLLEGE PLACE — The victim of a fatal house fire died of smoke inhalation, Walla Walla County Coroner Richard Greenwood said today after an autopsy conducted Saturday .
A dry December culminated the Valley’s second-most-arid year on record.
WALLA WALLA — When it came to rain and snow, last year was a bust for the Walla Walla Valley.
There were 3,746 applications from throughout the state on the latest list with 18 from Walla Walla County.
WALLA WALLA — At least 18 applications from Walla Walla County are among the thousands on the latest list of those seeking licenses for marijuana-related businesses.
Commissioners expressed concerns about the county's rising personnel costs.
WALLA WALLA — After weeks of wrangling, Walla Walla County commissioners approved the county’s 2014 budget Monday.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A 69-year old Milton-Freewater man died Monday evening when he was struck by a pickup as he attempted to cross Highway 11 south of Appleton Road.
The Christmas forecast calls for sunny skies and cold weather.
County departments would get a 2 percent increase in their budgets, but questions remain about property tax rates and law and justice funding.
WALLA WALLA — A jury convicted a Washington State Penitentiary inmate of attacking and stabbing a correctional sergeant last year.
WALLA WALLA — A man accused in the shootings of two people this summer was sentenced Wednesday in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
WALLA WALLA — Organizations in Walla Walla, Columbia and Garfield counties have been granted more than $1.25 million for regional salmon recovery projects.
COLLEGE PLACE — The City Council Monday moved to close the city’s Municipal Court and contract its cases to Walla Walla County District Court.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners continued a public hearing on the county’s 2014 budget a second time Monday.
Potential retailers would sell brands like ‘Lucious Leaf’ and ‘Dynamite Relief’.
Two groups argued whether prisons should be made private enterprises.
WALLA WALLA — The debate over privatizing U.S. prisons probably never had participants as involved as these.
WALLA WALLA — Baby, it’s cold outside. And it’s going to get colder.
Needs are outstripping resources, according to the Veterans Advisory Board.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners held off approval of the county’s 2014 budget Monday, resolving to return to the matter next week.
WALLA WALLA — November, the last full month of autumn, delivered its share of bone-chilling days and nights, but at the end came up way short for rainfall.
A psychologist compiled a slang dictionary ‘on-the-Erie’ while working at the penitentiary.
The digital revolution hasn’t harmed a traditional Walla Walla card illustrator.
COLLEGE PLACE — A proposal to merge the city’s Municipal Court with Walla Walla County District Court produced divided opinions Monday.
COLLEGE PLACE — Bulked up by major road rebuilding projects, the city’s 2014 budget was approved Monday by the City Council.
But the weekend could be stuffed with wind, rain, snow and cold.
WALLA WALLA — Mostly sunny skies are forecast for Thanksgiving Day, but after that keep the umbrellas handy.
WALLA WALLA — Four of five applications for amendments to the Walla Walla County Comprehensive Plan were approved by county commissioners Monday.
One in five of the state’s residents visited a food pantry at least once during the past year.
WALLA WALLA — A combination of cuts and draws on reserve funds appears to have brought Walla Walla County to the verge of a balanced budget.
When it comes to leaves, what goes down must come up. As many homeowners and anyone who parks underneath a tree these days can attest, the leaves are falling. This leads to leaf blowers roaring, rakes being unlimbered and the annual appearance of “the claw.”
WALLA WALLA — The state Liquor Control Board has asked the state Attorney General for formal opinions on whether local governments can ban marijuana-related businesses or make them impractical through local regulations.
City Council positions also were decided Tuesday.
COLLEGE PLACE — College Place voters returned incumbent Mayor Rick Newby to office by a decisive margin, according to Tuesday’s General Election ballot count.
For the year, the Valley precipitation was 63 percent of normal on Oct. 31.
WALLA WALLA — Autumn’s first full month brought falling leaves and frost on the pumpkins, but little rain.
The county also will have drop boxes that will accept ballots until 8 p.m. Tuesday
WALLA WALLA — If you want your ballot to count in Tuesday’s general election, don’t wait or it could be too late.
The meteor is believed to have been a comet remnant.
WALLA WALLA — A fireball that lit up the sky early Wednesday was likely a remnant of Halley’s comet.
WALLA WALLA — Between now and December, Walla Walla County officials will be working to close a $1.6 million gap in their 2014 budget.
Grover C. 'Bill' Gulick's life work included three novels made into popular movie westerns.
WALLA WALLA — Grover C. “Bill” Gulick, a Walla Walla resident who became a nationally known western author, playwright and historian, died Friday. Gulick died at age 97 in the Washington Odd Fellows Home in Walla Walla. Arrangements are pending at Herring Groseclose Funeral Home. During his writing career, Gulick had 20 novels published with three made into movies. His other works included seven nonfiction books, three historical dramas, five movie scripts, an autobiography and hundreds of articles and stories.
The 176 year-old cabin is believed to have been built by a Hudson's Bay trader.
WALLA WALLA — The ballots are in the mail.
COLLEGE PLACE — Accusations of waste produced heat, but little light, during a forum for College Place City Council candidates Wednesday.
College Place has become the third entity in Walla Walla County to adopt a moratorium on marijuana operations.
COLLEGE PLACE — College Place has become the third entity in Walla Walla County to adopt a moratorium on marijuana operations.
COLLEGE PLACE — A proposed moratorium on marijuana operations in the city will be up for a hearing Monday.