Sheila Hagar has written for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin since 1998. While she has often freelanced for much larger papers and done projects for magazines, it's the U-B readers who have lived her life — and often their own — through her “Home Place” columns.
In 2004, Sheila joined the staff full-time at the U-B, becoming the health, social-services and entertainment reporter. She continues to write “Home Place,” as well as her blog, “From the Storage Room.”
Type 1 is an autoimmune disorder with no known cause. Type 2 is caused by a combination of genetics, diet and lack of exercise.
WALLA WALLA — Health, emergency and public safety officials in the Valley began scrambling Thursday to get shelter in place for homeless people.
The rate in Walla Walla and Columbia counties was roughly 10 percent, and Garfield County reported none.
WALLA WALLA — Nearly a year after the ink dried on Washington state’s same-sex marriage law, 7,071 same-sex couples were among the 42,408 couples who married in the state through September, the latest statistics show.
Advocates say the Valley’s current weather puts street people at risk.
Health officials reported Wednesday that gonorrhea has seen a marked increased in Umatilla County.
Today I am unexpectedly filled with a need to talk about my village. The one I grew up in and returned to 20 years later — kicking and screaming, but that didn’t last past the first year.
WALLA WALLA — Several downtown businesses have been targeted by burglars since Friday, Walla Walla police said today.
WALLA WALLA — No arrests had been made by Monday morning after a drive-by shooting over the weekend that injured two people, according to Walla Walla Police Department spokesman Tim Bennett.
A Walla Walla family heals as it lives with bittersweet memories after losing a child.
In a season of highly commercial commerce, why does ‘down-home’ still matter?