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.
Founded in 2009, the STEP Shelter in Walla Walla provides a safe night of sleep to homeless women and children in the city. Guests are assisted by case management to transition into more permanent housing.
An informal group called Walla Walla Girls Athletics gathered for a second time, nearly doubling the number of women who attended over last year, said one of its organizers, Connie Ballard Schmidt.
In the wake of a Monday evening fire at East End Rod & Gun Club off Milton Cemetery Road in Milton-Freewater, it’s time for clean up.
Walla Wallan Cameron T. Mountain made the scholastic honor roll spring term at Oregon State University in Corvallis. The junior finance major earned a 3.5 or higher grade-point average.
The new flagpole installed at Borleske Stadium came about in part by labor and materials donated by Doyle Electric and six military veterans under the company’s employ, including owner Leo Doyle.
Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Walla Walla Chapter will host an ice cream social.
It’s been a year filled with training and graduations for U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Andrew Scott of College Place.
Walla Walla native Clarice Swanson is preparing to spend three months this fall in Myanmar, formerly Burma, with her cousin and her cousin’s husband, founders of the Free Burma Rangers.
Aug. 4 is observed in Walla Walla as National Night Out, said Vicki Ruley, crime prevention coordinator for the Walla Walla Police Department.
Eleanor “Elli” Rassbach has been named a Northwest Conference Student Scholar Athlete.