When Sunland Inc. of New Mexico began a recall effort on Sept. 24, it would have been difficult to gauge the tsunami effect that would have.
I owe Leslie Snyder 50 cents. It was Monday when I uttered the foul phrase, "I can't." Each offense is a quarter and I said it twice. Through gritted teeth.
WALLA WALLA — It might have been the 27th annual discretionary grant giveaway for Blue Mountain Community Foundation, but fresh excitement was in the air at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center on Thursday evening.
Our Valley has definitely become a destination for wine and fruit enthusiasts. Bicyclists, photographers and musicians also seek out what this community offers.
WALLA WALLA — If the ever-spreading peanut and peanut butter recall is driving you nuts, imagine being Katalin Coburn, vice president of media relations at Sunland Inc.
The Fletcher family lost its 6-month-old son in July, but is determined his legacy will help other babies.
WALLA WALLA — It was impulsive, silly and fun and Becky Fletcher can, incredibly, smile at the memory.
WALLA WALLA — JoAnne Mohrland plans to rock the house Saturday night. The musician — who has been part of the Walla Walla music scene for years — expects to give her fans and friends the party they’ve all been longing for. The one many feared could never happen again.
I can already tell I am going to fear Leslie Snyder.
Lawson Knight of the Blue Mountain Community Foundation was named volunteer of the year by Philanthropy Northwest.
WALLA WALLA — A leader in the Walla Walla nonprofit community was recognized this week at the Philanthropy Northwest annual conference.
WALLA WALLA — Before children can play, the new board of the Children’s Museum of Walla Walla must get some work out of the way.
There is a silent crisis in America begging to be addressed.
A group called Autism Awareness United is under scrutiny by state officials.
WALLA WALLA — Local Department of Human Services officials are urging Walla Walla residents to donate with caution.
GOLDENDALE, Wash. — The party was well under way by 4 p.m.
More than 75 food products made by Sunland Inc. are being recalled due to possible contamination.
The Washington state Department of Health has issued an advisory for the public school district in Touchet.
WALLA WALLA — Josaphene Rhodes, better known as “Josie,” died Sunday at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital in Spokane.
WALLA WALLA — Two local American Red Cross volunteers were deployed Sunday to assist with response wildfires in Eastern Washington, according to Jerry Cummins, executive director of the Blue Mountain chapter.
WALLA WALLA — At 6:10 p.m. just over a week ago, Kris and Dewayne Rhodes’ impossible dream looked like it might stay that way.
WALLA WALLA — Public health departments in Walla Walla and Umatilla counties are alerting residents to the compromised air quality due to wildfires in Oregon and Washington.
WALLA WALLA — It’s beginning to feel a lot like … Pompeii.
It’s morning. So early that the night remains steadfast in the sky, not ready to relinquish its reign.
After 21 years here, Duane Lucas-Roberts leaves for the Vancouver (Wash.) Clinic, but he says he isn't gone for keeps.
WALLA WALLA — When he exits his office for the last time next week, Duane Lucas-Roberts will not be all that concerned whether anyone remembers he was ever there.
PENDLETON — If you occasionally enjoy — emphasis on “enjoy” — a concert in a public venue, there’s a reason.
Community Kitchen classes offer local people a chance to pick up something new or hone their skills.
Steve and Chris Sinclair have the same objective in mind — making Steve’s famous homemade pizza even more delicious.
WALLA WALLA — For the first time, parents in Washington state are doing better at immunizing their children than most moms and dads in the nation, according to health officials.
“One big, happy family.”
There’s something about 4-H kids, Heidi Thomas knows.
WALLA WALLA — The Community Center for Youth recently rolled out treasures for teens in its new Elevate program, said Director Candice Johnson.
Rodney Atkins offered the big kickoff for the fair in concert Wednesday night.
WALLA WALLA — If sheer volume, cheering and stomping were any indication, nearly 3,100 people agreed with Rodney Atkins — it’s good to be in America.
Board still open to groups with 'workable plan.'
WALLA WALLA — The doors of the Children’s Museum of Walla Walla are still on track to close Friday, but hope is in the air.
I was recently in the lobby of the Martin Archery factory west of Walla Walla, surrounded by wild animals.
WALLA WALLA — The Children’s Museum of Walla Walla, which is scheduled to close shop this Friday, may be getting a booster shot instead.
The Hexums try to pick up the pieces of their lives shattered by PTSD.
WALLA WALLA — The young wife shed no tears when she saw herself on TV on Aug. 9. That made a first, she said. “I’d watched it 10 times and cried every time.”
WALLA WALLA — Money pledged to support the failed city aquatic center will need a new home, a Sherwood Trust official says.
WALLA WALLA — On Tuesday, the people will come, the goodies will be consumed, and perhaps the accolades will be heard.
Umatilla County Public Health Department today confirmed another case of pertussis, or “whooping cough”. A school age child living in the east end of the county was diagnosed at the beginning of the month and attended a drop-in summer reading program at Pendleton public library prior to diagnosis.
There is no doubt in his mind that a hole in the community is about to be opened up, Damien Sinnott said Friday.
A $170,000 grant from the Donald and Virginia Sherwood Trust will help SonBridge Community Center complete construction of its new medical and dental clinics, plus upgrade its parking.
A local health care provider has been suspended from his ability to practice and charged with unprofessional conduct by the Washington state Department of Health.
It’s nearing 1 p.m. on a recent Friday and the day is scorching. The heat prompts Tom Galloway to open the locked door of the basement of First Presbyterian Church on First Avenue and Birch Street. He’s ahead of schedule to usher folks in — the Pantry Shelf food distribution program runs this day from 1-3 p.m.
A one-mile walk and 5K run are planned to change the local picture of drinking and driving.
Alvaro Lamprea never knew what a fighter he was until he had but one leg to stand on. And with that, he's walking a mile next month in a stand against drunken driving.
Alvarao Lamprea never knew what a fighter he was until he had but one leg to stand on.
Whatever it is, it’s definitely not William Shakespeare. “Make sure you tell them that,” whispered Robert G. Randall, in an aside from his director’s seat at Little Theatre of Walla Walla.
Dr. Brad Titus works toward the same goal in the US and Rwanda — help people learn to help themselves.
WALLA WALLA — Dr. Brad Titus practices cardiovascular medicine in Walla Walla and does so with all the skills his education offers and the considerable technology available at his fingertips.And Dr. Brad Titus practices medicine across the world, in the R
Dr. Brad Titus works toward the same goal in the US and Rwanda – help people learn to help themselves.
Dr. Brad Titus practices cardiovascular medicine in Walla Walla and does so with all the skills his education offers and the considerable technology available at his fingertips. And Dr. Brad Titus practices medicine across the world, in the Republic of Rwanda, where his tools include worming medicine and childhood vaccines.
The world my children inhabit underwent an earthquake one recent evening in my friend Kaysun’s kitchen. Everyone was working to produce dinner before my youngest kiddo, Miss Tall-and-Blond, and Kaysun’s youngest, The Lovely Nat, had to scurry off to a performance of children’s theater. In which they were both fabulous novice actresses, not gonna lie.
The world my children inhabit underwent an earthquake one recent evening in my friend Kaysun's kitchen.Everyone was working to produce dinner before my youngest kiddo, Miss Tall-and-Blond, and Kaysun's youngest, The Lovely Nat, had to scurry off to a perf
Responsible. The go-to girl. The dependable one.
Several dozen cases have been reported here, but a local health official says the real number of infections is likely in the hundreds.
t's been the year of years for whooping cough in Washington state. The Department of Health released an update on Tuesday that puts the number of documented cases so far this year at 3,014 through July 14. In 2011, 219 cases had been reported for the same time frame.
It's been the year of years for whooping cough in Washington state. The Department of Health released an update on Tuesday that puts the number of documented cases so far this year at 3,014 through July 14. In 2011, 219 cases had been reported for the same time frame. This year's rate is 44.8 cases per 100,000 state residents, according to health officials. There have been 185 babies younger than 1 reported as having the disease, and 30 of those were hospitalized. Children ages 10-13 have the highest incident rate -- 218 cases per 100,000 in the age range.