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.
WALLA WALLA — It’s property tax time, part two.
Wesley Bernal was running for City Council Position 1 seat
WALLA WALLA — Wesley Bernal said today he is ending his bid because he is caring for his wife, who is pregnant and has been bedridden. His family concerns would also prevent him from effectively serving if elected, he said.
WALLA WALLA — Umatilla County is among five Oregon counties selected to receive additional funds to help prevent wolves from preying on livestock.
WALLA WALLA — As a partial government shutdown entered its second week, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers said Republicans in the House and Senate remain absolutely committed to their demands that the President negotiate with them to avoid going over a fiscal cliff.
WALLA WALLA — Inmates, ice cream and youth football seem like a curious mix, but in the end everyone won.
WALLA WALLA — September was wet, windy, surprisingly warm, then cool.
The public may listen in at meetings leading up to the official public hearing on Dec. 2.
WALLA WALLA — One of five suspects wanted in connection with an assault on two men in May has been arrested.
WALLA WALLA — A prison inmate who gained fame through his use, and abuse, of the state public records access laws died Wednesday.
Parmelee was a prolific filer of public records requests and lawsuits.
WALLA WALLA -- A prison inmate who gained notoriety through his use, and abuse, of the state public records access laws died today.
WALLA WALLA — Candidates traded quips, barbs and even a few laughs Tuesday night at a voter forum hosted by the Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Seventeen years of trying paid off in spades for Jim Eggart recently. After winning the only permit allowed for a five-day hunt in the Blue Creek Unit, Eggart bagged a bull elk that is likely to land in the record books.
WALLA WALLA — A former College Place woman sentenced nearly two years ago for cyberstalking, bomb threats and other crimes has had a portion of her convictions overturned.
WALLA WALLA — A trial date has been set for a local man accused of leading police on a chase through the city last month.
WALLA WALLA — A suspect charged in connection with an attack at a local retirement residence pleaded innocent Monday to four felony counts.
WALLA WALLA — A monarch butterfly breeding program at Washington State Penitentiary celebrated its anniversary Monday another batch of the colorful insects was released by inmates who raised them.
WALLA WALLA — As they mark their first year in business, Washington State Penitentiary’s “butterfly wranglers” are moving into new fields, or in this case, vineyards.
A warm summer hurried the Valley’s grape harvest.
WALLA WALLA — The crush is on and it’s earlier than normal this year.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County Monday became the latest local government in Washington state to enact a marijuana moratorium.
The weekend’s weather included record heat, high winds, dust, rain, thunder and lightning.
WALLA WALLA — It was a weekend for weather.
WALLA WALLA — A possible moratorium on zoning and permitting marijuana operations in unincorporated areas of Walla Walla County will be back up for discussion Monday.
WALLA WALLA — A new resting place for the unclaimed remains of more than 200 men, women and children was officially dedicated today.
The group aims to develop long-term plans for the aging Mill Creek channel.
WALLA WALLA — Hundreds of people remained without power this morning after a brief, violent storm ripped through the area Thursday evening.