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.
DAYTON — The creators of a new artisan food center in Dayton are cooking up plans for its grand opening next week.
Engineering, planning, land survey and landscape architecture firm HDJ Design Group PLLC has hired Mark Wendover as survey part chief.
WALLA WALLA — It may be a good weekend to explore My Grandmother’s Garden.
Key Technology is anchoring its California presence with an expansion at its Innovation and Solutions Center in Sacramento.
It will be another Record Saturday for Hot Poop this weekend.
Key Technology has announced the appointment of a new process systems product manager.
U.S. Sen. Patty Murray will tour Railex’s $20 million state-of-the-art Wine Services Distribution Center today.
Walla Walla coffee joint and café Coffee Perk has unveiled a brand new menu.
DAYTON — The Dayton Chamber of Commerce has selected a former broadcaster-turned marketing and communications professional as its new director.
WALLA WALLA — Passenger numbers at the Walla Walla Regional Airport continue to rise.