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

Local woman nurtures women's barbershop group

Darlene Filla has poured heart and soul into women’s barbershop singing, nurturing Blue Mountain Chorus of Sweet Adelines International along through the years to provide a local venue for the art.

Before today’s fair royalty, Fair Farmerettes reigned

Back in the day — 63 years ago to be exact — the Southeastern Washington Fair’s Fair Farmerettes represented Walla Walla County in local and regional parades and rodeos.

Burbank woman wins Miss Tri-Cities crown

Former Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen Samantha Brown of Burbank aced the competition to garner the Miss Tri-Cities 2014 crown, $12,000 in scholarships and other prizes valued in the thousands of dollars.

Walla Walla woman turns softball scholarship into route to teaching career

All Walla Wallan Jill McDaniels James has to do to collect her bachelor’s in elementary education from Central Washington University is complete her eighth-grade math student-teaching stint from September into December in Ellensburg. She minored in middle-level math.

Walla Walla native nominated for school retiree award

The Walla Walla Chapter Retired Washington State School Retirees Association Executive Board nominated Patti Cobb for the Stan McNaughton Outreach Award.

Civilian employees receive awards from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District presented awards to several civilian employees during a June 27 ceremony at District headquarters.

Walla Walla medical team serves Pacific islanders

A self-described “humble bone mechanic,” Walla Walla surgeon Dr. Richard Henderson is drawn to serving others. For this his fifth trip overseas, he assembled and led an orthopedic surgery team to Majuro, Republic of the Marshall Islands, through Canvasback Missions, Inc.

Vista Hermosa Foundation awards 26 scholarships to first-generation students

Vista Hermosa Foundation hosted an alumni and scholarship awards celebration July 17 at Tierra Vida Recreation Center in Pasco.

Updates sought for info in souvenir fair program

Cory Hewitt, Walla Walla Fairgrounds manager, said updates are being sought for the section dedicated to past fair court members that will run in the 2014 Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days souvenir program.

Local student inducted into Phi Kappa Phi

What does Jonathon Klem of Walla Walla have in common with former President Jimmy Carter, NASA astronaut Wendy Lawrence, novelist David Baldacci and YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley? They’ve all been inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

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