Vicki covers business and economic development, including tourism, the Port of Walla Walla and the Strictly Business column, as well as features. She has been reporting for the Union-Bulletin since late 2001.
A Spokane native, she earned her journalism degree at Eastern Washington University and started her career at a weekly newspaper. She has been on the award-winning U-B teams that have reported on water issues, the community’s Latino heritage and the wind storm of 2008, where she learned the value of generators, battery back-up, and practical shoes after hopping downed tree trunks in four-inch heels.
Outside of work she is more likely to sport wheels, skating for the Walla Walla Sweets Roller Girls.
Walla Walla-based Banner Bank has announced a new business relationship with Coldstream Capital Management Inc., a Bellevue-based independent wealth management firm.
The operators of Cardio Strength Bootcamp are expanding their workout sessions with evening hours.
The countdown is on to the premiere of outdoor movie season.
The local Macy’s store will be spreading the love to the Whitman Mission National Historic Site as part of the company’s “Heart Your Park” campaign.
A service that offers home births will deliver some information on what’s involved in having one.
A pioneer of the Washington wine industry who introduced one of the most diverse winemaking models to the Walla Walla Valley with Long Shadows Vintners has been selected as the 2014 inductee into the Legends of Washington Wine Hall of Fame.
The higher elevation actually has a longer growing season with little fear of frost.
Organizers of the Downtown Farmers Market are planting the seeds for those interested in being vendors this year.
Dennis Ledford, the owner of Walla Walla’s Coldwell Banker First Realtors, has been awarded the prestigious “Chandler Barton Spirit Award” in honor of the former Coldwell Banker Real Estate president and chief executive officer.
A new addition at Woodward Canyon represents the welcoming of a new generation to the family business.