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.
Aug. 4 is observed in Walla Walla as National Night Out, said Vicki Ruley, crime prevention coordinator for the Walla Walla Police Department.
Eleanor “Elli” Rassbach has been named a Northwest Conference Student Scholar Athlete.
The Walla Walla County wheat farming Plucker family kicked off this year’s harvest season by assembling four generations for a portrait.
The Washington Nashville Country Star singing competition, now in its 11th season, will bring performers to Walla Walla for a concert from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 1 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Grant Farmer Post 992, 102 N. Colville St.
Washington State University’s 2015 spring semester graduation list includes a number of residents from the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin circulation area.
Just what does it entail to serve on a royalty court? Find out through the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days Royalty Program workshop at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds from 7:45 a.m.-5 p.m. on Aug. 15 and 9 a.m. on Aug. 16 for a horsemanship clinic, from grooming to grand entries and everything in between.
When you see K9 Gudy, the 5-year-old German shepherd, on patrol beside handler/partner Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Deputy Dale Preas, chances are he’ll be sporting new gear designed for his protection.
Friends, family and colleagues honored Barry Blackman at a retirement party on July 12.
Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Walla Walla Chapter No. 12 awarded Emma Philbrook a $750 scholarship.