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How fair is the tax system in Washington?
I applaud The Moms’ Network for addressing issues with sleep-deprived students, but I see no need to mess with the clocks at the schools.
Pendleton Grain Growers has announced its stores in Joseph and Island City will start inventory reduction sales today ahead of the closure of the Joseph store and the transfer of the Island City store to a new company.
Wow. The description of “tattooed, pierced, and disheveled” people at Heritage Park hit close to home; I’m pierced and disheveled most mornings.
A 6-plus-acre living spiderweb awaits its chance to snare visitors to the annual Walla Walla Corn Maze.
SEATTLE — Years ago when I was a suburban news reporter, my job every Friday was to drive around South King County compiling police reports for a crime blotter.
It was with much sadness I read of the passing of Dr. Robert Schaeffer in The Seattle Times.
Waitsburg High School senior Emma C. Philbrook is a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program.
I’m thankful for the overwhelming support I received after speaking to Dayton City Council against the moratoriums on recreational and medical marijuana-related industry. More amazing since local papers whitewashed the details, I appreciate the U-B’s reporting the issues I presented.
In November 1985 15 local residents gathered together to talk about how they could emphasize with their children the culture, music, folk dances, language, people and regional geography in Italy from which their parents had immigrated.
Throughout history young people (and even some older ones) get a kick pranking their pals. And those pranks change with the times.
WALLA WALLA — Close to 300 people attended Fiestas Patrias on Saturday night, a fundraiser for Garrison and Pioneer middle schools’ Baile Folklorico dance programs.
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A day after Sunday’s worldwide, including one in Walla Walla, calling for action on climate change, several new initiatives were to be announced today by big-city mayors, California’s governor.
SEATTLE — Once Peyton Manning had completed a frantic fourth-quarter rally to force overtime, Russell Wilson could admit to being a little selfish.
WALLA WALLA — Daniel Kim’s tying goal in the 74th minute allowed Whitman College’s men’s soccer team to head into overtime — for the second day in a row — but visiting Linfield College netted the game-winner late in overtime to steal a 2-1 Northwest Conference win from the host Missionaries.
WALLA WALLA – An early lead turned into a halftime deficit, but Linnea Soo’s tying goal in the 81st minute pulled Whitman College even with visiting Lewis & Clark College at the Whitman Athletic Complex on Sunday.
Walla Walla High freshman Josh Bergevin followed his victory in the local round of the 2014 Knights of Columbus Washington State Free Throw Contest with district and state victories in the boys 14-year-old division.
HOUSTON — Time is running out and opportunities are being wasted. The idea of having more time and more games to mend is over.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rob Bironas, who worked his way through odd jobs and the Arena Football League before becoming one of the NFL’s most accurate kickers, died in a car crash. He was 36.
NEW YORK — East Carolina is ranked in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time since 2008 and Mississippi State moved into the Top 25 for the first time in two seasons after breaking a long losing streak against LSU.
LOUDON, N.H. — Joey Logano pulled away on the restart to win a green-white-checkered finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.
PITTSBURGH — Vance Worley pitched eight sparkling innings, Russell Martin hit a late RBI single and the Pittsburgh Pirates trapped a runner in the ninth to edge Milwaukee 1-0 Sunday, extending their wild-card lead over the Brewers.
PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Mi Jung Hur was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.
Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys were big-time comeback kids in Week 3 of the NFL season. So were Nick Foles and the Philadelphia Eagles. The Baltimore Ravens, too.
So the current, high-stakes version of the Seahawks-Broncos rivalry does have a competitive side. It just took seven quarters — and ample Seattle benevolence — to surface.
Welcome to conference football, folks. In a mere four Pac-12 league games in 2014, we’ve had (a) an athletic director jog down from the press box to the sideline to argue officiating; (b) a comeback from a 22-point halftime deficit to win on a Hail Mary; and (c) a sizzling matchup in which a favorite for the first college playoff gets extended by a team that hasn’t had a winning season in 11 years. Whew.
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Jere W. Geerken, 74, died Sept. 21, 2014
Charles Wendell Ramsey, 85, died Sept. 20, 2014,
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Dayton resident Janice F. Parish, 70, died Sept. 21
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Violet Oman, 82, died Sept. 21, 2014,
A 64-year-old Kennewick man and two teens survived being run over by a barge on the Snake River at about 5 a.m. Sunday after a night of fishing.
WALLA WALLA — A 32-year-old female inmate died Sunday night at the Walla Walla County Jail, according to a news release from Sheriff John Turner.
PORTLAND — In the months before a marijuana-legalization measure goes before voters, the leadership of Oregon’s largest agencies quietly convened high-level meetings to discuss how to deal with it.
A 29-year-old Benton County inmate who died Saturday afternoon of a possible heart attack was serving a 50-day sentence on a misdemeanor conviction and being held on a weapons charge.
Volunteers are looking for information on 19 fallen soldiers from Southeast Washington who died during the Vietnam War and are listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.