July 2, 2015, 11:24 a.m.
July 2, 2015, 10:45 a.m.
The stage nudity wars are over, and won.
Take a moment and show your appreciation for your volunteer firefighters in Columbia and Walla Walla counties. They are on duty for us, providing first-class, responsive fire and property protection, including education for rural forest homeowners.
A movement to change the face on the $20 bill to honor a woman has morphed to discussions about changing the $10 bill instead.
NEW YORK — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born dancer who has become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and a rare celebrity in that field, was named principal dancer at American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday — the first African-American ballerina to achieve that status in the company’s 75-year history.
Carnegie Picture Lab update — employee wanted and release of annual report
The Walla Walla Valley Concert Band will complete its 25th anniversary season on the Fourth of July in Pioneer Park when it performs at 1 p.m.
Mz. Pearl’s Variety Show, starring Heather Pearl, will be at the Walla Walla Public Library, 238 E. Alder St. for two shows, from 2-3 p.m. and 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday.
Three Walla Walla people were among four injured shortly before noon today in a chain-reaction crash on the Blue Bridge in Pasco, according to the Washington State Patrol.
Free summer activities for July were announced by the Walla Walla Public Library, 238 E. Alder St.
Wow! No salmon, fewer salmon, breach the dams, destroy crops, orchards. Some nuts just cannot get out of a rut. So let’s look at things from the beginning.
PENDLETON — The tribute show, “Philip Bauer as Johnny Cash” will start at 8 p.m. July 10 at Wildhorse Resort and Casino, 46510 Wildhorse Blvd. The doors will open at 7 p.m.
Shania Twain added an acoustic break in the middle of the shows she is doing on her “Rock This Country” tour, even though she wasn’t sure about it.
“Loose lips sink ships” was a saying from World War II.
Too Slim and the Taildraggers will be in concert one night only, 7 p.m. July 26 at Main Street Studios, 207 W. Main St.
ASOTIN, Wash. (AP) — A sheriff in southeastern Washington says one person has died in a helicopter crash south of Asotin.
Asif Kapadia’s Amy Winehouse documentary “Amy” is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in faraway paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked.
Amazon.com sponsors Amazon Smile Foundation, which contributes 0.5 percent of every eligible purchase to the charity of the donor’s choice.
A schoolteacher and businessman will share their stories this weekend courtesy of the Living History actors Barbara Daniel and Rick Tuttle.
Featured books will be available for the public today.
The value of construction projects in Walla Walla County for the first six months of the year passed $15 million.
A man has pleaded guilty in Columbia County Superior Court to leading law enforcement on a high-speed chase from there into Walla Walla County this spring.
A Waitsburg man accused of severely abusing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son at their residence last month now faces additional charges in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
This, noted Don Schack, is what “impossible” looks like.
RV travelers who need a place to park for the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover music festival can come in for a landing at the Walla Walla Regional Airport.
DAYTON — The City Council passed resolution in a special meeting Wednesday to ban home fireworks this Fourth of July weekend.
OLYMPIA — Just hours after Gov. Jay Inslee signed the state’s new operating budget, lawmakers Wednesday failed to approve a delay to Initiative 1351, the measure to reduce K-12 class sizes that voters passed in November.
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A lecture on black paratroopers in Washington state during World War II will be presented 7 p.m. Friday at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road.
Jumpin’ Jellybeanz may land on its feet in Touchet.
A melting pot of music, dance and other activities will dominate Walla Walla’s Pioneer Park on Independence Day this Saturday.
Thursday's Glance, Scoreboard
Exchange Club beats Eastgate Lions to win its fifth championship in the last six years on Wednesday.
Jon Hechtner comes into score on a wild pitch in the ninth inning as the Sweets beat Wenatchee, 5-4.
England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.
A series of Seattle Sounders FC apologies stemming from their U.S. Open Cup match on June 16 continued Wednesday, when coach Sigi Schmid spoke with the local media.
Taijuan Walker throws six shutout innings and Robinson Cano racks up a season-high four hits as the Mariners down the Padres.
Carlos Carrasco came within one strike of throwing the Cleveland Indians’ first no-hitter since 1981 on Wednesday night, giving up an RBI single to Joey Butler over leaping second baseman Jason Kipnis’ glove in an 8-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will be conducting his in Phoenix.
Third-seeded Andy Murray advances to the third round with a 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 win over Robin Haase.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said in a magazine interview that he is not corrupt and that he has a "clear conscience" despite corruption investigations into world soccer's governing body.
The United States' win over Germany is the most-watched men's or women's World Cup semifinal ever on American television.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game.
Seven former University of Illinois women's basketball players sued the university Wednesday, accusing coach Matt Bollant and a former assistant of violating their civil rights by using race to divide the team and try to force some players out.
In the June 24 “Our Reader’s Opinions,” Randy Klassen stated that Sodom and Gomorrah were not judged by God for homosexuality because Ezekiel did not mention it. That is rather shortsighted, because the Old and New Testament condemns the practice in no uncertain terms.
Wow! A new evolutionary human lineage based on nothing more than a partial jawbone, allegedly human! How many times are they going to trot out this evolutionary dead end before folks get fed up with being duped?
They haven’t advertised it, but the budget deal agreed to by state lawmakers this week quietly targeted Microsoft for a $57 million tax increase over the next two years.
Franklin County Prosecutor Shawn Sant released part of a special investigation Wednesday into the Pasco police shooting of an orchard worker that included previously unseen videos, witness interviews, crime lab reports and officer statements.
WENATCHEE (AP) — Firefighters attacked hotspots Wednesday at a wildfire that has destroyed nearly 30 homes in the central Washington city of Wenatchee. By Wednesday evening, a fire spokesman said the blaze was 83 percent contained.
After months of traffic counts and warnings to drivers passing through school zones, the Spokane City Council agreed to put automated cameras near three Spokane schools to nab speeders.
1928 - 2007
In Loving Memory Jean Bossini
1942 - 2015
Sharon R. “Sherry” Weis, 73, died June 27
1937 - 2015
Janice Lee Simmons Smith, daughter of Ruth Poirier Simmons