Rain, rain and more rain in the middle of the night closed a section of US Highway 12 east of town.
DAYTON — An overnight deluge closed a stretch of U.S. Highway 12 east of town, authorities said this morning.
WALLA WALLA — A Washington National Guard unit with its roots in Walla Walla is returning to the city.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners got an earful Tuesday when they held a hearing on rules for recreational marijuana.
WALLA WALLA — If you are the shy type, don’t sit on top of a stagecoach. “People always look,” said Daryl Hopson, as heads turned to watch him guiding the bright red and yellow carriage around the county fairgrounds last week. The stagecoach Hopson was driving that morning was no reproduction. Brought to Walla Walla in 1862, it was one of two that carried passengers on regular runs from Walla Walla to Lewiston and Orofino, Idaho, and back.
WALLA WALLA — As the state prepares to release draft regulations on legalized recreational marijuana, local governments are looking at moratoriums on producing, processing and selling the drug to give them time review possible impacts — including conflicts with federal law.
An appeal by opponents was rejected at Monday’s meeting.
COLLEGE PLACE — The City Council has approved plans to expand a subdivision on the city’s west side and denied an appeal to reject the application.
Final paving, striping and streetlight installation along Orchard Street will come after the fair.
WALLA WALLA — Although some work still needs to be done, a major rebuild of Orchard Street has put a new face on the county fairgrounds in time for this year’s Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days.
WALLA WALLA — The city’s new Graffiti Blaster team went to work this morning.
WALLA WALLA — If he had taken that offer from the San Diego Padres, Jim Walker might have gotten to Walla Walla much sooner.
A friend finishes restoration of the late Klova Beck’s pet project.
WALLA WALLA — It was a tall order, but Klova Beck’s windmill is finally up and running.
WALLA WALLA — Once at or near the breaking point 18 months ago, Walla Walla County’s emergency radio system has been brought back to health after a major overhaul.
COLLEGE PLACE — The sole candidate for a City Council seat coming up for election in November got an early start Monday to the position he’s seeking.
A Walla Walla man recounts his sea-level view of seven World War II invasions.
A flash-flood alert also was issued.
WALLA WALLA — At the risk of sounding like an old song, you could see fire and you could see rain this weekend.
WALLA WALLA — The sole primary race in Walla Walla County drew a low turnout Tuesday, but did officially settle one issue.
One of the three candidates on the ballot for a School Board position has dropped out.
WALLA WALLA — Ballots for the Walla Walla School District primary election are due tomorrow.
The month delivered only one day with real rain, and not much at that.
WALLA WALLA — July. Spell it as “hot and dry.”
A retired WSU Extension member shares expertise with farmers in the former USSR.
COLLEGE PLACE — The College Place Public Schools board approved the district’s 2013-14 budget Tuesday.
TOLLGATE, Ore. — A single-vehicle crash near Tollgate this morning killed a Montana man, Oregon State Police reported.
Regional officials say ‘high danger’ exists for wildfires in August and September.
WALLA WALLA — Lack of rain mixed with hot weather are pushing the potential for wildfires into the red zone, forest officials said Thursday.
There’s no guarantee the district will get $4 million more than it expected, they say.
COLLEGE PLACE — News that College Place Public Schools has been awarded $4 million more than expected in state matching funds for school construction is not quite what it seems, school officials said Wednesday.
The City Council passed a simpler version than the four pages intially proposed.
DAYTON — Chalk one up for aspiring sidewalk artists.
Julie Scott must win in November’s election to continue to hold the Postion 1 seat.
COLLEGE PLACE — One of two candidates running for a seat on the City Council got a head start Monday.
WALLA WALLA — When it comes to goats versus vegetation, bet on the goats.
The two Growlers roared over Walla Walla at nightfall Thursday.
WALLA WALLA — It was a buzz that left the town abuzz.
COLLEGE PLACE — The city school district has been awarded $14.9 million in state money for building projects, Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn announced Tuesday.
WALLA WALLA — Homeless numbers dropped this year, but the change is due to how "homeless" people are counted.
The funeral service for U.S. Air Force Capt. Larry Hanley will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Assumption Catholic Church, 2098 E. Alder St. A burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery, 2120 S. Second Ave.
WALLA WALLA — The only primary election with more than two candidates in Walla Walla County won’t be a top-two primary after all, despite three names being on the ballot.
COLLEGE PLACE — After interviewing two candidates Monday, City Council members filled one of two council seats vacated by resignations in May.
This year's Berryman Invitational long-range shooting competition goes to new heights.
Six hundred yards. It’s one thing to say it. It’s another thing to shoot it.
WALLA WALLA — While the state budget approved by lawmakers last week avoided layoffs, the deal will mean a delay for a new addition to the Washington State Penitentiary.
The situation bounced from dry and wet and cold and hot.
WALLA WALLA — Dry days followed by downpours, several days when digging a jacket out seemed like a good idea and, finally, blistering heat.
WALLA WALLA — Fireworks stands may start to pop up locally, but officials are urging people to check local laws before they light any fuses.
WALLA WALLA — Break out the sunblock, the vacation of summer is about to end.
College Place’s suit against the auto dealer will go forward after a default order against Mark Gilbert was set aside.
WALLA WALLA — An apparent victory by the city of College Place in a lawsuit against a local car dealer has been set aside.
WALLA WALLA — A federal court has dismissed three Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings filed by a local auto dealer seeking protection from creditors.
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 — It’s looking to be a dry year here.
WALLA WALLA — More than 43 years ago, then U.S. Air Force Capt. Larry Hanley was shot down over Khammouan Province, Laos.
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.