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.
Whoa. Feeling as if the first day of school is sneaking up? Kids head back to school on Wednesday. Details about your children’s particular schools are accessible at the Walla Walla School District and school websites. There will not be early release the first day, according to the school district online newsletter.
Planning and logistics are in full swing for Blue Mountain Heart to Heart’s big annual fundraising Dinner for Friends with Friends, which will be Sept. 12, according to the organization’s newsletter.
Calling all veterans! Many in the Walla Walla Valley may already be aware of the Honour Project, a local collaboration between pilot Mark Small, his wife Kathleen Small and family and AMVETS Post 1111.
A bag of fabric scraps from clothing Zelma Weathermon made for her twins, Darell “Bud” Weathermon and Caroll Weathermon Hardesty, gained a new function through the hands of Zelma’s grandma, Patsy Brower.
CHS Farmers Co-Op collected 15,486 pounds of food through its Harvest for Hunger project and presented a check of $3,900 to Blue Mountain Action Food Bank this week.
Megan Huber holds the distinction of graduating as the first cosmetology apprentice in Washington state. She accomplished that goal while working at Impress Salon, according to owner Jan Corn.
Anyone have an old structure on your property you’d dearly appreciate disappearing in a puff of smoke?
Walla Walla Noon Rotary members honored Rotarian Pete Reid as the city of Walla Walla’s first recipient of a new civic award Walla Walla City Council instituted.
Children in kindergarten through fifth grades can play after school in an affordable program that provides a safe, supervised environment at Berney, Edison, Green Park, Prospect Point and Sharpstein elementary schools. Children from Blue Ridge are bused to Prospect Point.
Casper (Wyo.) College recognized faculty member Claudia Stewart, formerly of Walla Walla, with the Shanklin Faculty Leadership Excellence Award.