As you fill out your election ballots, stories sheriff candidate Tom Cooper wants us all to believe are falling apart.
In its continuing efforts to provide cover for upland game birds, members of Pheasants Forever Blue Mountain Chapter will plant about 200 trees and shrubs at 9 a.m. Saturday at a site on the north side of Lewis Peak Road, east of Dixie.
In response to your editorial, “State Rep. Maureen Walsh continues to be an outstanding legislator,” I would like to put forth an alternate viewpoint.
A lawyer told the Washington Supreme Court on Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three young girls who were sold as prostitutes on a website should be thrown out because the website didn't write the ads, so it's not liable.
Sheriff Turner has delivered a sorely needed and welcome upgrade to his department so appreciated by his hard working staff. We are fortunate to have him.
Walla Walla Public Schools looked at their emergency preparedness list and checked it at least twice, finding they have met the requirements outlined in RCW 28A.320.125. This state law requires school districts and schools to have emergency plans in place that include drills, safety training, interaction with first responders and expertise in the Incident Command System.
Government inefficiency — too often supercharged with incompetence — has left the American people with low expectations. We’ve come to expect a slow response and long line when seeking government help or services.
Port Of Walla Walla
Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association is offering two $1,200 scholarship grants to prospective teachers and/or candidates in other school-related fields who will student-teach or do internship experience in an educational setting.
It has been interesting watching how all of the candidates have handled their campaigns. It’s great insight. One very important race has shown two different types of campaigning. Incumbent Rea Culwell has been making a strong argument for her case to be re-elected Columbia County prosecutor. She uses facts, figures, public records and a stellar list of endorsements to bolster her bid.
There have been several letters to the editor recently challenging the character and integrity of Randy O. Lewis. Randy is running for the office of prosecuting attorney in Columbia County.
DAYTON — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office will hold its fourth annual Trick or Treat the Sheriff’s Office, during which parents can bring their “little ghouls” to the Courthouse between 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Halloween to collect goodies and enjoy some fun.
Youngsters are the sole focus of a new dental practice on Alder Street.
This is what is happening in our 5th Congressional District: One in five citizens rely on food stamps; unemployment is 30 percent higher than the national average; one in six people live below the federal poverty level.
When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.
In 2008 I began my law enforcement career with the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office. At that time Mike Humphreys was the Sheriff and Deputy Sgt. Tom Cooper was supervising the field training program.
College Place School Board
The Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce has a handful of upcoming educational and networking events to entice local businesspeople.
In 2010, the voters of Walla Walla County elected John Turner to be our new sheriff. We did so for several reasons: His education, training and experience were vastly superior, he promised to carry out much needed changes in the Sheriff’s Office and he represented a long-overdue, refreshing change from the former sheriff/county commissioner/Union-Bulletin political machine.
Two federal contractors developing a treatment plant for radioactive waste have refused to hand over records related to the firing of a whistleblower who raised safety concerns, according to a government watchdog agency.
This letter is to address all of the negative letters that have come out in this race for the county sheriff position. First, the beauty of being an American is to have a voice and an opinion when it comes to pretty much anything and everything, including supporting whomever you like.
WALLA WALLA — Moving forward with a plan to end the Walla Walla Joint Community Development Agency, city building permits will now be tracked using the Eden Permit & Inspections software while county permits continue to be processed with the TRAKiT system.
As a registered voter, I just received the election ballot in the mail. I have voted and mailed my ballot. Now I have to listen to all of the candidates with their various opinions, as they bash their opponents, make snide remarks, etc.
Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday.
A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.
n a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
The choice Nov. 4 is simple. I’ve lived in this county my whole life, except six years in the Navy. I worked for 37 years as a deputy sheriff. I know both candidates for sheriff.
Touchet School Board
WALLA WALLA — The area’s jobless rate dipped to its lowest level in years in September, according to preliminary figures from the state.
Emergency Services - 10/22/14
A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new Ebola "czar" to coordinate a national response to the deadly disease.
WALLA WALLA — A thinned-out cover of earth over a natural gas pipeline near Wallula has sparked concerns by Port of Walla Walla officials.
Frank Mutz is welcomed as the second manager in franchise history Tuesday evening.
The Walla Walla High School volleyball team celebrated senior night with a four-set win over Richland on Tuesday.
The Walla Walla Valley Academy volleyball team improved to 8-0 in the Blue Mountain Conference with a straight-set win over DeSales on Tuesday.
The Weston-McEwen High School volleyball team ended the regular season with a three-set win, 25-14, 25-8, 25-14, over Stanfield on Tuesday.
The Dayton High School volleyball team missed only two serves as the Bulldogs took a straight-set match, 25-15, 25-15, 25-15, over Asotin on Tuesday.
The Pomeroy High School volleyball team celebrated senior night with a straight-set win over Lacrosse-Washtucna on Tuesday.
After dropping the first two sets, the Touchet High School volleyball team rallied for a five-set volleyball win over Garfield-Palouse on Tuesday.
Weston-McEwen’s Ali Schroeder earned American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Player of the Week honors in Oregon.
The Richland girl’s soccer team scored three first-half goals to distance themselves from Walla Walla High on Tuesday.
In a league of almost zany competitiveness, of Hail Marys and killer quarterbacks and near-weekly slapstick at USC, we now have something else.
By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
Portland returns all five of its starters from last year’s squad that won 54 games.
LaMarcus Aldridge scores 20 and Damian Lillard 18 in Portland’s preseason victory on Tuesday.
Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL’s first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game.
Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs — not for anything they’ve done wrong, but because of their parents.
Mexico advanced in Women’s World Cup qualifying Tuesday night with a 3-1 win over Jamaica, setting up a semifinal match against the United States in similar circumstances to four years ago — when the Americans suffered one of the most stunning losses in program history.
Maria Sharapova’s chances of claiming the season-ending No. 1 ranking were hurt Tuesday after a 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 loss to Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals.
NASCAR officials decided not to penalize driver Ryan Newman, whose car failed inspection after Sunday’s Geico 500 in Talladega, Ala.
WALLA WALLA — It’s property tax Part 2 time again.
Ottawa police said Wednesday there have been shots fired at three places in the Canadian capital: at the National War Memorial, where a soldier was wounded, on Parliament Hill and near the Rideau Centre Mall.
Monday, Oct. 8, 1956, and Dean Lodmell and three of his college pals were hanging around the Columbia University campus with not much going on.
The U.S. government is telling 3 million more car owners to get their air bags repaired immediately, but its message has generated some confusion about which cars are actually affected.
1936 - 2014
Craig Preston Hardin passed away Sept. 30, 2014
Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.
1935 - 2014
Richard Allen Mobley passed from this life to the next on Oct. 6, 2014
A man whose dog was shot and killed by a northern Idaho police officer has filed a $350,000 claim against the city of Coeur d'Alene.
A prominent law enforcement official in Washington state says in ads set to air Tuesday in Oregon that his state's regulations involving legalized recreational marijuana are working.
YAKIMA — A local convenience store owner will get a $73,000 bonus today for selling a winning Washington Lottery Lotto ticket.
Minority enrollment is growing at Washington's public colleges and universities while total enrollment continues its upward trend, school officials reported this week.
1941 - 2014
Darrell Eugene Overfield, 73, passed away Oct. 14, 2014
The plumber’s apprentice who admitted to setting a fire that razed portions of a massive student apartment complex at Washington State University in Pullman will spend more than four years and four months in federal prison, a judge ruled Tuesday.
1928 - 2014
Edna Eulene Warner, longtime Athena resident, passed away at age 86
Two Seattle ballot proposals that could both benefit thousands of preschool children are competing against each other for voter attention, and some supporters worry neither will pass.
Two Seattle-area youth football teams for players 9 and 10 years old have been banned from the playoffs — not for anything they've done wrong, but because of their parents.
A day after Idaho opened its first fishing season for sea-run coho salmon, an angler hooked one that broke a state record.
Gov. John Kitzhaber and GOP challenger Dennis Richardson broke little new ground in their final debate before next month's election.
Biographies of George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon accounted for most of the dozen books burned in a fire at the Tacoma Main Library.
High winds and heavy rain hit the Northwest coast early Wednesday as the first strong weather front of the fall moved ashore.
Robust demand for commercial jets and an increased pace of production helped Boeing earn $1.36 billion in the third quarter, up 18 percent from the same period last year.