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.
Some 383 entries in Walla Walla General Hospital’s second “HeartWork” children’s coloring contest expressed unique views on heart health in conjunction with February’s National American Heart Month.
A baker’s dozen of Walla Walla-area students made the autumn quarter dean’s list at the University of Washington.
The Washington State Patrol will host the Kiwanis Youth Law Enforcement Career Camp for high school juniors and seniors in the state.
Berney Elementary staff took over a local McDonalds restaurant for a recent “McTeacher Night” to earn money for technology upgrades in their building.
The new director of the Milton-Freewater Library hails from Gresham, Ore., where she was born and raised. Erin Wells assumed the management post in September, in the wake of Bob Jones’s retirement.
Blue Mountain Masonic Lodge 13, paid tribute to four local law enforcement officers, selected by their respective agencies as 2014 Law Enforcement Officers of the Year, according to a release. The officers’ work ethics, productivity and compassion are weighed when making the selection.
Lincoln High School is serving up “Rising Phoenix” brew courtesy of a collaboration with Walla Walla Roastery, which created a custom-roasted coffee bean blend specifically for the student-run enterprise.
Walla Wallan Mary Crowley made the 2014 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Montana Western in Dillon.
The Walla Walla University chapter of Engineers Without Borders is looking ahead to its second water project in Peru.
Walla Walla High School Class of 2009 alumna Lizbette “Liz” Morin recently earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Idaho and has returned to join ranks with Commitment to Community in support of Walla Walla families.