Thomas P. Skeen

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Poetry Assassins train sights on Walla Walla debut

WALLA WALLA — Don’t bother trying to categorize The Poetry Assassins, a new Dayton-based band whose core members have individually been writing and playing here and there for years.

Ice Chalet slips away

WALLA WALLA — A place where many people in the Valley first got their ice skating legs under them is about to melt into local history.

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Rare warbler’s tweets draw birders to Valley

WALLA WALLA — Friday the 13th proved good luck for Valley bird watchers.

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Q&A: Cathy McMorris Rodgers talks about the VA debacle

WALLA WALLA — The resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki may have solved a political problem for President Obama and satisfied members of Congress who in a bipartisan voice called for the retired Army general’s ouster.

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The Gems keep the oldies polished, set for return to Walla Walla Valley

WALLA WALLA — Way back in the early 1960s, when John F. Kennedy was president, three guitar players and a drummer from Walla Walla High School learned how to rock the rafters at the Natatorium.

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‘The Relatives’ returns to Walla Walla a full-on dance theater

WALLA WALLA — What began last year as a 10-minute original duet by local dancers Peter de Grasse and Vicki Lloid at a Walla Walla wine tasting room has taken a huge leap — in cast and the performance stage.

Walla Walla native killed in Indonesia plane crash

Bob Roberts had been flying Adventist relief missions around the world for nearly four decades.

WALLA WALLA — A Walla Walla native who spent most of his life as a pilot for Seventh-day Adventist relief missions overseas died in a plane crash Wednesday in Indonesia.

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Flights of fancy, nature themes of dance production

WALLA WALLA — Nature lost, nature found.

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Weekend events honor veterans

Veterans Day on Monday will be recognized with parades and other events starting Friday.

WALLA WALLA — As the Veterans Day holiday approaches, those who have served will be honored in a number of ways.

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Elephants and tigers and circus, oh wow!

A three-ring circus rolls into Walla Walla for two performances.

A vestige of ancient Rome will be in Walla Walla on Tuesday — in the form of The Jordan World Circus.

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