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.
Downtown Walla Walla is beginning its transformation to reflect the pending British Invasion. The Aug. 13-15 festival that will bring about 30 musical acts to three stages, and a load of other things to do and see with it, is also known for a decorating contest among merchants.
MILTON-FREEWATER — The proposed Night Moves adult entertainment business may not see the proverbial light of day.
Know of an employer who goes the extra mile to hire those with disabilities?
Walla Walla real estate appraiser John “Jack” Fredrickson earned a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Appraisal Institute during the operation’s annual meeting Wednesday in Dallas.
MILTON-FREEWATER — A place where women formerly pumped up is being transformed into a place where they strip down.
When is a fish fry more than a fish fry?
Dr. Dan Laizure will extend free dental services to veterans Friday during a special event at Walla Walla Dental Care.
If the site of a new Jimmy John’s on Rose Street has your appetite building for fresh, cold-style sandwiches, take heed.
Tourism’s still the game. But from here on out, it won’t be part of the name.
A Walla Walla brew named for those behind bars earned a medal during the Washington Beer Awards.