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

Walla Walla Catholic Schools plan sausage fest

Proceeds from a local fundraiser will benefit capital improvements and technology at Walla Walla Catholic Schools. The Walla Walla Sausage Festival & Beer Garden, a tradition here since 1999, will be from 5 p.m.-midnight Friday and family day from 11 a.m.-midnight Saturday at DeSales High School, 919 E. Sumach St.

Wa-Hi volleyball team sets events to raise breast cancer awareness

Can you dig it? Participants in Walla Walla High School’s volleyball program are sponsoring DIG PINK from Oct. 3-9. Multiple athletic teams will support PINK and host events to help raise funds and awareness for breast cancer.

Special events on tap at Kirkman House Museum

There’ll be a clan gathering of sorts when Kirkman House Museum celebrates its 40th anniversary on Friday.

Walla Walla High School teacher selected for Afterschool ambassadorship

A Washington, D.C., organization selected Brent Cummings, 21st Century Community Learning Center program director for Walla Walla Public Schools, as a 2014-2015 Afterschool Ambassador.

Lecture series set in October at Smith Rock

It’s a little bit of a journey from here to Smith Rock State Park, but well worth the four-hour-38-minute, 256-mile drive for history buffs to catch the annual Oregon Archaeology Celebration lecture series Fridays in October.

Walla Walla schools to host Taste Washington on Oct. 1

Speaking of local fruits and vegetables, students and guests will be in for a feast when Walla Walla School District cafeterias host Taste Washington Day on Oct. 1.

Sharpstein to host school carnival Thursday

A plethora of bouncy houses, slides and games, an obstacle course, dunk tank and style studio will abound at the Sharpstein Elementary School Carnival from 4:30-7 p.m. Thursday.

Penitentiary employees step up for students in need

Employees at the Washington State Penitentiary donated school supplies to students in need in the Walla Walla School District.

Pond & Garden Tour to benefit Walla Walla Community Hospice

Walla Walla Community Hospice Marketing Coordinator Laurie Klicker teamed with Hillary Price, the new WWCH events coordinator, to plan the 13th annual Pond & Garden Tour.

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Sketch artist drawn to WW architecture, color palette, people

Urban Sketchers cover a lot of territory in the Seattle area when illustrating what they see on location. Jane Wingfield enjoys their monthly outings so much she commutes to the Emerald City from her Olympia home to participate.

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