Annie Charnley Eveland

Copy editor, Etc. columnist


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.

Recent Stories

Milton-Freewater Senior Center raises $1,250 in rifle raffle

The Milton-Freewater Neighborhood Senior Center saw an increase of $1,250 for its building maintenance budget with the successful conclusion of a rifle raffle.

First-year Wa-Hi classmates hook up with Link Crew activities

The Link Crew at Walla Walla High School is getting into the new academic year with activities that engage first-year classmates.

Drive nets 30 pairs of tennis shoes for those in need

As a fitness expert, Stevie Johnson feels it’s important to give back to the community. She couldn’t think of a better way than donating tennis shoes to students to help them stay fit and active, the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter reported.

Mac-Hi Class of ’64 legacy gifts flag, music funding

Five years before their 50th reunion, members of the McLoughlin High School Class of 1964 realized they’d better start raising money in order to make a class gift to the school in 2014, Lindsay Winsor said.

Former Walla Walla woman establishes new business, More Arts! LLC

Former Walla Wallan AnnRené Joseph lives and breathes creativity. In fact in her newest professional incarnation, she’s established More Arts! LLC because, as she says, “your life is an artwork in progress. Dance, sing, act, create, make music, and play every day. Discover the artist within.”

New mental health director named for center at Lincoln High

Among the changes and activities at The Health Center at Lincoln High School is Michelle Coleman, the new director of Mental Health Services, according to the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review online newsletter.

Officials: School District meeting new nutrition standards

The USDA administers several nutrition programs that benefit children across the country, including the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, After-School Snack, At-Risk Supper, Fresh Fruit and Vegetable and Farm-to-School programs. In each instance, they aim to fight hunger and obesity by reimbursing organizations such as schools, child care centers and after-school programs for providing healthy meals to children, according to the USDA website.

Hospice discussed at Sunrise Rotary meeting

There are myriad things to deal with when people are terminally ill, from physical care, to the emotions to countless practical considerations.

Wagon Wheelers pay tribute in late member’s memory

Walla Walla Wagon Wheelers consider the late J. Michael “Mike” Humphreys “one of the finest men who ever put on a Wagon Wheeler shirt,” said group secretary Carolyn Hansen. Mike was a member of the group from mid-1989 until his death on March 17 this year.

Racetrack once found on western edge of town

Once upon a time, the Walla Walla Valley featured a racetrack situated behind what’s now Cugini Italian Import Market at 960 Wallula Ave., according to research by Paul Joseph Pluth of Spokane.

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