Annie Charnley Eveland

Copy editor, Etc. columnist


Seattle native Annie Charnley Eveland is a copy editor and writer. She settled in Walla Walla in 1977 and joined the U-B news staff in 1979. Over time she wrote obituaries, news briefs, court news and feature stories. In 1990 she began writing the community column Etcetera, which started out as a weekly feature and has been daily for many years. Her passion is sharing news about people with the community. She's an avid reader and writes an occasional book column. She was promoted to copy editor in 2007. Another passion is being part of the editing team and doing page layout and design for the daily paper and Marquee, the weekly arts and entertainment magazine.

Recent Stories

Etc - Boy Scout cleans up stream for Eagle project

Should you drive by the stream that runs through Lions Park in College Place from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on May 2, you may spot Life Boy Scout Brandon Smith on a mission.

Etc - AAUW hails 'Equal Pay Day'

Equity in economic stability results in healthier households, as well as healthier communities, said Gretchen Hormel, board secretary with Walla Walla Branch American Association of University Women.

Etc: New officers officially join Walla Walla police force

April 1 saw two new officers, Travis Goodwin and Mike Bump, join the Walla Walla Police Department during a swearing-in ceremony before Mayor Jerry Cummins in the Chuck Fulton Community Room at the police station on Moore Street.

Etc: School bands win honors at competition

Walla Walla High School, Garrison and Pioneer Middle School bands garnered superior ratings while performing in the Columbia Basin Music Educators Association regional band contest.

Etc - Prescott Lions Club to serve breakfast to raise funds

The Prescott Lions Club will serve breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Lions Hall, Highway 124 and D Street.

Etc - Yakima musician to talk 'fandango' at library

Procol Harum sings, “We skipped the light fandango, turned cartwheels ’cross the floor ... ” in lyrics from the band’s 1967 hit single, “A Whiter Shade of Pale,”

Etc - Former Walla Wallan named provost at Kresge College

Former Walla Wallan Ben Leeds Carson will assume the post of provost at Kresge College on July 1.

Etc - Local dancers win medals in Portland

Walla Walla Dance Company dancers attended the Jump dance convention in Portland in March and garnered some top awards, according to WWDC owner and teacher Nancy Wells.

Etc - Walla Walla firefighters to graduate from state training academy

State Fire Marshal Charles M. Duffy announced that 41 firefighters, including two from this area, are preparing to graduate from the Washington State Patrol Fire Training Academy in North Bend, Wash.

Etc: Museum director talks about work with Sunrise Rotary

The new executive director of Friends of Children of Walla Walla since January, Jim Byrnes talked about his work during a recent Walla Walla Sunrise Rotary meeting.

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