WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee will award about $35,000 in grants for 2015 projects.
Created 80 years ago, the Export-Import Bank is a federal agency that supports loans and insurance to exporting small businesses. It also protects the credit commitments of buyers overseas.
LOWDEN — A “key export tool” for Washington agriculture and businesses is under threat from those who would use it for political purposes, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell said Monday during a Walla Walla County visit.
COLLEGE PLACE — A public hearing Tuesday will look at proposed zoning regulations for recreational marijuana businesses in College Place.
COLLEGE PLACE — City Council members filled a vacant seat in their ranks Monday night, but not without some debate first.
WALLA WALLA — Federal officials have expanded a lawsuit against a Walla Walla County blueberry farm to include two other companies.
WALLA WALLA — The opening of the second half of a new medium security complex at Washington State Penitentiary is now underway.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County voters narrowed down several local contested races Tuesday and didn’t disappoint any incumbents.
WALLA WALLA — Dissolution of the joint city-county planning agency took another step forward Monday, but not without some terse parting shots by Walla Walla County commissioners who felt blindsided by the city’s sudden action.
WALLA WALLA — Among Walla Walla County candidates, incumbent Sheriff John Turner is leading the pack in raising money as well as spending it.
WALLA WALLA — Turnout for Tuesday’s primary election is turning out to be “pretty typical for a high profile race,” Walla Walla County Auditor Karen Martin said today.
WALLA WALLA — Talk about an accurate, but sweaty, forecast.
Students embarking on a pilot project to study Pacific Northwest agriculture got a ground-level view of large-scale farming last week.
WALLA WALLA — Despite pleas to delay, the Walla Walla City Council Thursday voted to begin the end of a joint city-county planning agency.
WALLA WALLA — Initially hailed as a money-saving move, a city-county planning agency may soon be facing dissolution over the same issue of saving money.
Along with a Marriott being built, the new La Quinta will greatly increase Walla Walla’s room inventory.
WALLA WALLA — A new inn is in the works for Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA — The state Department of Ecology has fined a beef cattle feeding operation in Wallula for violating air quality rules.
WALLA WALLA — Heated rhetoric and accusations aside, logic and accuracy do play a part in elections.
WALLA WALLA — A Democrat who said he hadn’t been paying attention to who’s running for the Legislative District 16 Position 2 seat has filed as a write-in candidate to challenge incumbent Dayton Republican Terry Nealey.
The state’s nascent recreational marijuana industry appears to have passed a milestone last week.
WALLA WALLA — Three candidates are in the primary race for the Walla Walla County Commission District 3 seat. Ballots for the race, which will be decided Aug. 5, will begin going out today.
COLLEGE PLACE — City Council members and city staff are examining options on how to allow, or not allow, recreational marijuana businesses in College Place.
WALLA WALLA — Tom Cooper readily acknowledges that a knee injury suffered in late 2012 has kept him off full, active duty as a Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office sergeant.
WALLA WALLA — Trust in the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office is broken and Tom Cooper says he wants to fix it.
For Derek Hayden, the desire to become Walla Walla County coroner is a fusion of many of his life’s studies.
Elected in 2010 after defeating Virginia Romine, Richard Greenwood is running for a second term. He faces College Place chiropractor Derek Hayden and former Coroner Frank Brown. All three are running as Republicans.
Frank Brown, who left the coroner’s office in 2010 after a failed re-election bid, said: “Walla Walla County needs to have someone who is medically educated in the (coroner’s) office.”
WALLA WALLA — July is the first full month of summer and if predictions hold true, expect hot days to rule.
WALLA WALLA — A chunk of downtown property could go on the auction block soon.
WALLA WALLA — Following are local ordinances regarding purchase and use of permitted fireworks:
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County appears headed for an early grain harvest and officials say the crop is at a critical stage now to go up in flames.
WALLA WALLA — Liquor sales at the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days are going to be rebid after the company that was going to take on the job found the insurance requirements too hard to swallow.
WALLA WALLA — Beer, wine and hard liquor sales are being rejiggered this year at the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days.
WALLA WALLA — An applicant from Prescott has been issued the first marijuana grower license in Walla Walla County.
COLLEGE PLACE — The process to fill a vacancy on the City Council will get underway later this month, Council members decided Monday.
WALLA WALLA — Recreational marijuana operations outside of city limits will have few siting options under recommendations approved Wednesday by the Walla Walla County Planning Commission.
WALLA WALLA — A couple hoping to site a marijuana growing and processing operation in Walla Walla have withdrawn their application.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County commissioners Monday said they want to join in on comments, many negative, concerning a proposed recreational marijuana growing and processing operation in the city of Walla Walla.
WALLA WALLA — Regulations for recreational marijuana operations in Walla Walla County will be up for discussion Wednesday.
COLLEGE PLACE — After interviewing three candidates Monday night, the City Council named Councilwoman Julie Scott as the College Place’s new mayor.
WALLA WALLA — Locomotives and railcars are normally large, massive objects. So the parade of little rail cars putt-putting on tracks through town last weekend drew more than its share of double-takes.
WALLA WALLA — Although summer officially begins June 21, last month’s weather appears to have given it a kick-start.
The governors of Washington and Colorado are urging federal officials to speed up rules to give the recreational pot industry access to banking services.
WALLA WALLA — One of the major structures in the Mill Creek Flood Control Project has been given an improved safety rating.
WALLA WALLA — Although his name has gained recognition, Ed Eaton wants to bring the story of the many others he served with in the jungles of Vietnam to the light.
On April 3, 1969, Bravo Company platoon Sgt. Ed Eaton was part of a night mission in the Mekong Delta when the helicopter he was in was brought down by enemy gunfire while trying to take off.
COLLEGE PLACE — The City Council will hold a special meeting later this month to interview candidates for the now-vacant mayor’s position.
WALLA WALLA — The first day of candidate filing produced some surprises in Walla Walla County races.
WALLA WALLA — Although this is an off-year election, a fairly crowded ballot is already taking shape for Walla Walla County races ahead of the official candidate filing period next week.
WALLA WALLA — At least 29 growers are now licensed to begin growing recreational pot in Washington state, but none are in Walla Walla County.