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

Etc: Winners named in annual wool contest

Washington State Sheep Producers and the Washington Wool Growers Auxiliary completed their annual convention here in Walla Walla by viewing the state finals of their Make It With Wool contest.

City honors Walla Walla teacher with civic award

The city of Walla Walla proclaimed Nov. 9 David Parodi Day and honored its namesake with a recent civic award.

Etc: Trio named Frontier Days royalty

The 2016 Walla Walla Frontier Days Royalty was selected in late September after a day of riding, interviews, modeling and speeches, according to a release from Cindy Granger.

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Etc: Walla Walla woman’s fabric art focus of Houston exhibit

A sewing machine is not just a sewing machine any more. That’s because the user must become familiar the software some are equipped with.

Etc - Couple donates sculptures to Ft. Walla Walla Museum

Longtime Fort Walla Walla Museum supporters Norm and Virginia McKibben recently downsized their home, leaving them with inadequate room to display their collection of artwork. So they decided to give 13 of their David Manuel bronzes to the museum.

Etc - New to Paris, mother, daughter avoid terrorist attacks

When Chloe Salemme, 21, and mother Lisa Salemme of Walla Walla headed to Paris on Nov. 6 they had no idea they’d be anywhere near a terrorist attack.

Etc: Wa-Hi cadet wins monthly honor

Walla Walla High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Blue Devils Cadet Battalion named Cadet Pvt. 1st Class Sonja Steinle as its Cadet of the Month for October.

Etc - Helpline says it needs cold-weather supplies

As temperatures decrease the need magnifies for blankets and clothing to aid homeless and indigent individuals and families in the community. Liz McDevitt with Helpline said the nonprofit community service agency’s supply to help those in need is quite low.

Etc - Pheasants Forever members plant shrubs for habitat

Providing cover vegetation and habitat for upland game is an ongoing project for members of the Blue Mountain Chapter 258 Pheasants Forever.

Etc - Wa-Hi grad earns American Farmer Degree

Walla Walla High School Class of 2013 graduate Andy Zahl received an American Farmer Degree in October at the National FFA convention in Louisville, Ky.

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