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.
Walla Walla High School junior Malcolm Gabbard and senior Kendall Dunovant qualified in extemporaneous speaking, one of the most difficult speech events at the National Qualifying Tournament at Central Valley High School in Spokane recently.
Bakersfield, Calif., native Elias Joven, 44, rejoined the Walla Walla Police Department recently, this time as a patrol officer.
Several area students participated in the Washington Music Educator’s all-state music audition-only groups, according to Roger Garcia, Walla Walla Public School District music coordinator.
Area volunteers preparing for the 2014 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the Blue Mountains said Cindy Gibbons, relay co-chairwoman.
Milton-Freewater Rotary Club President-Elect Shane Abell told fellow members about the President-Elect Training Session he attended in Seattle Feb. 14-16.
Each sports season the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers recognizes a male and female athlete from each of the Mid-Columbia Conference schools as Athletes of the Season. Fall recipients are Walla
Walla Walla High School ASB’s Winter Wish Program granted the wishes of a number of students, staff and parents.
Carla Houchin is set to give a presentation about the Walla Walla Children’s Museum during this month’s meeting of the Washington State School Retirees Association.
Beard-growing is serious business: the more bristly, brushy, fluffy and whiskered the better.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., named Walla Wallan Connor Stone, to the 2013 fall semester dean’s list.