WALLA WALLA — A man who vandalized the Walla Walla County Jail lobby last month so he could get arrested attempted to escape from custody Monday.
Four people were injured in a two-car accident at 6:40 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 12 at Larrabee Road, one mile east of Touchet.
BURBANK — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office arrested three teens Tuesday on investigation of felony malicious mischief and burglary charges.
WALLA WALLA — Police are on the lookout for a 36-year-old man wanted on investigation of exposing himself Monday in Walla Walla District Court as he was awaiting a first appearance on a previous charge of indecent exposure.
Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man at the Walla Walla County Jail after he demanded to be put behind bars — then gave them several reasons to do so.
Dale McKain's techniques for fly-tying are as varied as the insects his flies represent.
“Scholars have long known that fishing eventually turns men into philosophers,” Patrick McManus wrote in “Never Sniff a Gift Fish.” “Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to buy decent tackle on a philosopher’s salary.” In Dale McKain’s case, it wasn’t lack of funds that drove him tying flies for fishing, it was a lack of access.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested three people following a SWAT raid at a Walla Walla rental home Wednesday morning.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a teen Sunday after he fled on foot the day before when an officer stopped him in a car that turned out to be stolen.
Local law enforcement leaders object to a Washington State Traffic Safety Commission reorganization plan.
WALLA WALLA — Local traffic safety and awareness efforts could be in jeopardy under plans to reorganize Target Zero, a Washington State Traffic Safety Commission program.
Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Sgt. Barry Blackman announced his candidacy for the department’s top job.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Barry Blackman will run for Sheriff this year, according to a press release from his campaign committee.
Hunter Connor, 14, died at Dayton General Hospital about three hours after the accident.
WALLA WALLA — A Burbank teen killed Jan. 25 at Ski Bluewood died from an abdominal injury, according to a coroner’s report.
“The NSA probably already knows about this Liv,” I tell my wife when she objects to the fact that I just whipped out a notebook.
WALLA WALLA — Police, with the aid of concerned residents, arrested a 29-year-old man after multiple pursuits starting just before noon Tuesday.
Columbia County Coroner Rea Culwell said she will request medical records from the hospital.
Details surrounding the death of a teenager at Ski Bluewood on Saturday remain hazy as the ski area continues to piece together a timeline of events.
COLLEGE PLACE — Police have arrested three people in connection with ongoing thefts from Walmart and other area businesses.
WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, with the aid of the Washington State Patrol, arrested two escaped convicts from Idaho this morning near Touchet.
The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office will lose two members in as many months as Undersheriff Edward Freyer and Sgt. Jim Romine have announced they will be leaving this year.
Lucille Poirier alleged discrimination and retaliation after she was fired from her job at the County Jail.
WALLA WALLA — A former Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office employee was awarded a $235,000 settlement late last year after alleging ongoing discrimination and retaliation on the job.
Police say a man trying to render pot into hashish caused an explosion in his Walla Walla apartment.
WALLA WALLA – A 22-year-old man caused an explosion in a residential apartment complex Monday night while he was attempting to “cook” hashish.
WALLA WALLA — An investigation into the shooting death of a Walla Walla woman is continuing today after her body was found along the Walla Walla River near the intersection of Mojonnier and Beet Roads.
WALLA WALLA — Local volunteers and law officers went on a shopping spree to bring holiday joy to kids who otherwise might find little under their Christmas trees.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Failure to heed police warnings at the site of a car-pedestrian accident caused another crash Tuesday when a man allegedly driving under the influence rear-ended a patrol car stopped with its emergency lights blazing.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men — one a longtime offender in the area — following a high-speed chase on Friday.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested a 48-year-old woman on investigation of driving while intoxicated after she struck two cars and a building, then drove off.
WALLA WALLA — Turnout for the inaugural gang call-in was a mixed bag last week, according to Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber, who has spearheaded the gang-reduction strategy.
Local law enforcement agencies will present gangs a unified enforcement plan and options to get out of the life.
DAYTON — Columbia County Sheriff’s deputies are still investigating a rash of vehicle prowls that spiked late last week.
Like many Americans of a similar height-to-weight ratio, I particularly enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday.
The change — to be tried over a year — could have several advantages, including saving money.
The Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at Locust Trailer Court just outside Milton-Freewater early this morning.
WALLA WALLA – Police arrested a 33-year-old Spokane man on investigation of driving while intoxicated Tuesday evening after he knocked over a traffic light at the intersection of Alder Street and Third Avenue.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is warning Dayton residents to keep their cars locked after a rash of vehicle prowls.
Recently my wife organized a yard sale, which I was conscripted to help operate while she ran errands in town. I can’t say I minded much. I’m not good at haggling but I enjoy the process, and sitting in my driveway with a cup of coffee and enjoying the sunshine was sort of relaxing. That is, until people started to show up wanting to know the prices of things, despite the cleverly placed price tags.
WALLA WALLA – Four teenage girls and a 43-year-old woman were taken to the hospital after a vehicle rollover Sunday afternoon.
WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla police arrested a 42-year-old woman Tuesday afternoon on investigation of methamphetamine and other drug related crimes.
WALLA WALLA — Police arrested two people suspected of selling drugs after a SWAT team raided their Roosevelt Street residence early this morning.
MILTON-FREEWATER — Milton-Freewater police arrested an 18-year-old woman after a car chase Tuesday that led police from the city to Stateline Road, and back to Umapine.
Voters in Umatilla County rejected all but one proposed tax levy in Thursday’s special election. The only measure passed by voters was a Pendleton High School bond. Four other measures, including two that would increase funding for the Umatilla County Sheriff’s Office were soundly defeated.
WAITSBURG — A 68-year-old man is being held in the Walla Walla County jail on suspicion of beating a woman in his Waitsburg neighborhood with a club.
The levies would fund more sheriff’s patrol deputies and jail staff.
BURBANK – The Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report that a man gained entry into a home in Burbank by impersonating a Sheriff’s Office detective.
WALLA WALLA — The driver of a full-size pickup truck struck and killed an 81-year-old man as he was crossing the street near Providence St. Mary Medical Center on Sunday morning.
He had been released from jail last week in a burglary case after serving 30 days.
WALLA WALLA — A man released from jail earlier this month for breaking into a closed auto dealership was arrested Tuesday evening on suspicion of holding up Domino’s Pizza with a BB gun.
WALLA WALLA — A man and woman are being held in lieu of $50,000 in connection with a home invasion robbery in Waitsburg early on Friday
Mastering the bo takes the right techniques and a lot of practice.
Few weapons are older than the bow and arrow. The list includes the spear, atlatl, large rocks and the pointed insult. Despite its ancient origins, archery still manages to captivate the modern psyche like few weapons can, evidenced by the bow’s continued presence in film and fiction. It isn’t hard to name movies with a major archery component — “Killing Season,” “The Avengers,” “Hunger Games,” “Rambo,” “Avatar” and a quiver full of others, including myriad incarnations of Robin Hood.
Each day, scientists around the world unleash a range of warnings on the unsuspecting public. Usually on a public who had been fairly happy and content until the warning was issued. As a journalist who cares deeply for public welfare and finding column ideas, I pay vigilant attention to these warnings.
WALLA WALLA — Alert bystanders were credited with helping to avert a serious truck fire this morning.
WALLA WALLA — A report of stolen computer led law officers to a home where guns, drugs and drug paraphernalia were also found.
WALLA WALLA — Two men tried to hunt down a man they claim robbed them at gunpoint early Saturday near Carrie Avenue.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A pair of teens are facing multiple charges following a mini-crime wave Sunday morning that included motor vehicle theft, possession of narcotics and vehicle prowling.