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Column - Despite blindness, life can be great

In last month’s column I related people’s thoughts about going blind. This month I’d like to present what people have told me about learning to cope with blindness after the initial shock lessened, and what they did with their lives. No one wants to be blind, but life can still be great.

Column - Engineers bring clean water to WW and beyond

Walla Walla is, indeed, a “nice” place to live, but despite what you may have heard, that is not actually why they named it twice.

Column - WWCC measures student success

In 2011 Walla Walla Community College was one of 120 community colleges invited by the Aspen Institute to participate in the inaugural Prize for Community College Excellence. Of approximately 1,200 community and technical colleges in the United States, WWCC ranked among the top five and was recognized as a “college of distinction.”

Column - Whitman students flock to volunteer opportunities

Every year and often under the radar, more than 1,000 Whitman students volunteer in Walla Walla. It’s the college’s Student Engagement Center that brings them — the students and dozens of local schools, community groups and nonprofits — together.

Column - Heard the one about flossing in the shower...?

In a recent list of the world’s shortest books, “Dentist’s Humor” made it into the Top 10. Right after “Things I Can’t afford” by Bill Gates and “Speechless” by Oprah Winfrey.

Column - Resolve to do better, be more like Christ

As I walked out to my car early in the month of December, I noticed that there was a piece of paper tucked underneath one of the wiper blades.

Column - Sky is limit for business at WW airport

The Walla Walla Regional Airport’s two major lines of business, aviation and the business park, produced solid results in 2014.

Westneat - State Capitol gun policy was behind the times

I see the days of slinging on a semi-automatic weapon with a 45-round magazine and heading down to the House and Senate galleries in Olympia to wave the weapon around are officially over.

Column - For owners, it’s a new year at Shady Lawn Antiques

January marks the beginning of the New Year at Shady Lawn Antiques, but it hasn’t always been so.

Column - Christians should overcome evil with good

We can’t help being horrified at the violent actions of Islamists throughout the world who injure and destroy innocent people in the name of God and justice.