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Column - Smarter Balanced Assessment will benefit students

Walla Walla Community College is committed to supporting the use of the Common Core standards as preparation for K-12 students bridging to successful participation in higher education.

Column - Agriculture remains economic power in county

While we all enjoyed the turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and all the trimmings on Thanksgiving, fewer of us today are directly involved in producing the agricultural products we consume each day.

Pirates’ state title no big surprise

Jim Greene saw it coming midway in the season.

Column - Here’s a friendly approach to partisanship

The results of our recent elections were profoundly pleasing to some while deeply disturbing to others.

Column - Don’t despair — just hold on a little longer

As a young man, I lost my cousin to suicide. To this day he is still missed, and I have memories of fun times we had together.

‘Friendship Family’ builds long-lasting connections

Having recently moved to Walla Walla, our family was certainly in search of new friends. So when the opportunity arose to host a Whitman College international student as part of the college’s “Friendship Family” program, we immediately signed up.

Column - WW Gun Club range plans get boost from $150K grant

There is good news afoot for anyone with a handgun or .22 rifle in our neck of the woods who is looking for a public shooting range.

Column - Storytelling connects us in our humanity

I recently returned from the National Story Telling Festival in Jonesborough, Tenn. It was my third trip, and only this time did I realize that it’s a pilgrimage.

Column: Guide dogs like to have fun, too

Did you know our guide dogs like to enjoy life, even if this may not be according to the strict laws of being a guide dog? Here are a few examples of the other side of the guide dog existence.

Column: Many Indian health ills are due to diets

It was almost 30 years ago, in May 1983, when my wife and I arrived at the Monument Valley Adventist Hospital, which served the sprawling Navajo Indian reservation.