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.
Central Washington University presented Luke Fidge of Walla Walla with a dean’s scholar award on the Ellensburg campus as part of an honors convocation during commencement weekend activities. Recognized for his excellent grade-point average, Luke is one of just 55 graduating seniors in the College of Education and Professional Studies to be honored as dean’s scholars.
AMVETS Post 1111’s next meeting will be 7 p.m. July 15 in the Maxson room at The Center at the Park, 720 Sprague Ave. A potluck precedes the meeting at 6 p.m.
There’s nothing like reading in the summer months when taking time off from school and work. Even on staycations readers can travel abroad and have adventures between the covers of a good tome.
In Camp Fire’s second week of Super Summer! day camp, the group’s outdoor activities focused on a Disney theme. Campers could participate in such activities as dragon-slayer relays, excavate frozen hands with jewels hidden inside and have a fancy party in a fantastic wonderland. See bit.ly/1Rx9MS6 for details.
Walla Walla High School Latino Club students received recognition in late May for exceptional dedication to the community and personal achievements in the past few years, said adviser Bill Erickson in a release.
Working in tandem with state organization Youth N Action, Lincoln and Walla Walla high school students identified and developed forum theater skits based on the concerns of local youths.
Images local photographer Donna Lasater submitted to the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle will be open to public viewing from July 10 through late December.
The Sean Vandenberg Memorial Ride will take place this year on Friday, Sean’s birthday. He died of cancer in 2001.
The Moms’ Network and Children’s Museum of Walla Walla partnered this spring to send 123 children from the Blue Ridge Head Start/ECAP preschool to the children’s museum.
Not one to be idle after he retired last spring, Walla Wallan Wayne Bushnell sought for a way to put to use his experience as a 10-year teacher of English composition at Walla Walla Community College.