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It’s difficult to take a breath or two without being assaulted by some great politically religious name, purporting to speak for God and the rest of us, who announces that America — because of our extreme state of sinfulness — is about to undergo the wrath of God.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The Walla Walla Regional Airport’s two major lines of business, aviation and the business park, produced solid results in 2014.
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.
January marks the beginning of the New Year at Shady Lawn Antiques, but it hasn’t always been so.