The following Washington State University students have earned undergraduate degrees for fall 2013 semester.
The U.S. Army 70th Infantry Division Association presented its 2014 scholarship award to Cheyenne Schoen of Walla Walla.
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.
The Walla Walla High School Blue Devil Cafe prepares special education students for the work force, according to the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter.
Boise State University freshman Samantha Harting of Walla Walla made the fall 2013 dean’s list with highest honors, earning a 4.0 GPA, according to parents Bret and Shari Harting of Dayton.
Arizona State University in Tempe named Walla Wallans Honah Miller, Paul Oberg, Bailey Ruff and Miranda Ruff to the dean’s list.
The Walla Walla High School Debate Team for the first time earned a team award at the Thomas Foley Invitational Debate Tournament, hosted by University High School in the Spokane Valley.
The group experienced Japan through artifacts, food, tea and artwork.
Jane Samples will meet with Little Dresses founder Rachel O'Neil this month.
Jessica Swanson served from Feb. 10-14.
The ensemble was selected to perform in an evening showcase at the Lionel Hampton Festival in February.
With singing, dancing and music from a variety of countries, Edison Elementary School is hosting a Multicultural Magic culminating event from 6-7:30 p.m. on Thursday.
Nominations for the Art Regier Volunteer of the Year Award program are now being accepted. Send or email completed forms to Mark Higgins, m firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com, by March 15.
How sweet it is. Walla Walla Public School District students will compete in the Lillie Rice Chocolate Festival baking competition fro noon-4 p.m. Saturday.
During Cub Scout Pack 311’s annual Pinewood Derby on Jan. 28 at the College Place Presbyterian Church, Doss Hayden. above left, placed first, Kyle Siefert, center, placed second, Tyson Gillum, right, place third, and Jorge Rangel placed fourth in the finals.
The family into which longtime Walla Wallan John Heard was born was his father’s second edition, so to speak.
Prospect Point Elementary first- through fifth-graders participated in the national educational Hour of Code that introduces students to computer programming.
Between his birth on April 26, 1564, and death on April 23, 1616, William Shakespeare produced more than 1,500 words and phrases that are in common use today.
Seniors Whitney Shanks and Jolise Elsinghorst of Touchet High School and seniors Matthew Cosaert and Cassandra “Cassie” Mason of Walla Walla Valley Academy received Exchange Club of Walla Walla Youths of the Month awards for February.
Nine Walla Walla High School students competed on Feb. 1 with those on more than 72 teams from around the region in the 23rd annual Bonneville Power Administration Regional Science Bowl in Portland.
Many Touchet students are expected to show up in jammies today for the third annual nationwide Read the Most Coast to Coast annual reading challenge, said Debby Short, library/media specialist for Touchet School District 3.
Pioneer Explorer teacher Dan Calzaretta said 11 students received regional Scholastic Art and Writing awards.
Several Walla Walla High School band and orchestra students who participated in the recent Solo and Ensemble Festival at Richland High School qualified for state, according to the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter.
Out of the minds of local youngsters come two state-level American History Essay Contest winners, according Sarita McCaw, contest chairwoman for Narcissa Prentiss Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Dorothy Werttemberger, 55, of Walla Walla, has a rare sarcoma cancer in stage 4.
$700 was donated to the museum.
The students maintained at least a 3.75 gpa for fall semester.
Jarred Cope envisions himself having a career in the U.S. Army.
The students raised over $600 for the agency.
Sky worked with the YWCA to work through the legal process when buying the car and to find just the right recipient.
Creighton University College of Arts and Sciences named Walla Walla freshman Mattie Smyth to its fall 2013 dean’s list. Full-time students who rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester and earn a 3.5 gpa or better are eligible for this honor. The Jesuit institution is in Omaha, Neb.
Feeling Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America” to be unrealistic and complacent, Woody Guthrie responded in 1940 with the lyrics to “This Land is Your Land.” Woody dedicated the iconic American folk song to another noted folk legend, Pete Seeger, who died on Jan. 27.
Walla Walla High School’s Future Business Leaders of America chapter members placed during competition Feb. 12 at the FBLA Southeast Region Winter Leadership Conference in Kennewick.
Ever drive by Valley Residential Services off East Alder Street at 240 Bush St. and wonder what goes on between its walls?
Miracles do happen. In this case it involves a tale of two curious kitties that couldn’t stay put. Mike and Erik, Tracie and Frank Surran’s two black and white cats, came up missing earlier this month from her home on Tollgate outside Weston. A frantic search ensued once their absence was realized.
Eighty boys ages 5-14 came with their mothers for the ninth Mother & Son Bowl-A-Rama at Bowlaway Lanes.
Walla Wallans John and Susie Golden’s daughters Jennifer and Andrea Golden have garnered academic honors.
Walla Wallans Michaela Nadine Hope and Gabrielle Nicole Larreau made the 2013 Seattle Pacific University autumn quarter dean’s list.
The Blue Ridge Lego Robotic Girls Team The Wave Crashers won the Trophy Award Tri-Cities Regional Gracious Professionalism Award at the Washington FIRST Robotics Official Qualifying Tournament on Jan. in Richland, according to the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter.
Ranked No. 1 in his division, former Walla Wallan David Wagner, who’s blazed quite a swath across the international wheelchair tennis circuit, recently won the Australian Open in the quad wheelchair singles division.
MidwayUSA made several donations totaling $1,290 to shooting teams at the Walla Walla Gun Club, said Bob Bloch said in a release.