Seattle native Annie Charnley Eveland is a copy editor and writer. She settled in Walla Walla in 1977 and joined the U-B news staff in 1979. Over time she wrote obituaries, news briefs, court news and feature stories. In 1990 she began writing the community column Etcetera, which started out as a weekly feature and has been daily for many years. Her passion is sharing news about people with the community. She's an avid reader and writes an occasional book column. She was promoted to copy editor in 2007. Another passion is being part of the editing team and doing page layout and design for the daily paper and Marquee, the weekly arts and entertainment magazine.
Joey of College Place, a volunteer who recently became a Blue Mountain Humane Society employee, rode his bike to and from the facility since January.
U.S.-based volunteer, nonprofit organizations Embracing Orphans, Kids Around the World and Food for the Poor teamed with the Child Development Agency to gift and install a playground at state-run child care and protection agency Glenhope Nursery in Kingston, Jamaica.
Chosen by American Quilter’s Society, a quilt made by Lianne Schellenberg of Walla will be featured at the show in the Paducah-McCracken County Convention & Expo Center, 415 Park Ave, Paducah, Ky.
Meeting a need at Lincoln High School, Children’s Home Society of Washington and Walla Walla Public Schools will partner in a new program to bring child care to 16 low-income children of teen parents completing their education at Lincoln.
The Washington State University Murrow High School Journalism contest on March 16 awarded second place in photography to Walla Walla High School senior Roark Nelson.
Walla Walla High School Class of 2012 alumnus Gregg Heller received New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic distinction for the winter 2015 season. He is a member of the men’s indoor track and field team at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.
Lincoln High School’s trauma-sensitive school model cultivates a culture of caring and compassion, Principal Marci Knauft reported in a recent Tuesday night school board meeting.
Central Middle School seventh-grader Kiley Reichert, 13, attended the four-day National Young Leaders State Conference in Seattle March 19-22.
Ten students and two chaperones arrived on Tuesday from Sasayama, Japan, to be greeted by the Walla Walla Sister City Committee and host families.
Former railway men Al Schneidmiller, Joe Ferraro and Bryce Abraham met at the former train depot on North Second Avenue, since repurposed as Jacobi’s Restaurant, to observe the 30th anniversary since the closing of the Walla Walla Valley Railway Co. line.