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

Travels through Native American country inspire novel

A quarter century of long-distance bicycle travels brought Richie Swanson through this area and a number of the nation’s Native American reservations, which inspired “First Territory,” his novel set in the Oregon-Washington territories between 1855-1856.

Walla Walla man reaches finish line in cross-country cycle trip

He made it! On Aug. 2, Walla Wallan Joel McClure completed a 3,300-mile cross-country bike ride for Push America.

Denney’s Hi Spot Cafe a destination for tunes du jour

From soup to nuts, former longtime downtown cafe owner Joe Denney exuded music to the last note.

Exchange program links Milton-Freewater Rotarian with Englishman

Robby Robbins, an active member of the Milton-Freewater Rotary Club, is retired from the U.S. Navy.

AAUW preps for upcoming kitchen tour

Slicers, dicers, mashers and whisks are being assembled, windows polished, floors cleaned, counters shined and spaces tidied as local hosts prepare for the 12th annual Walla Walla American Association of University Women Branch Kitchen Tour from noon-5 p.m. on Oct. 5.

WW woman graduates with honors from Central Washington University

Sierra Tinhof graduated in June from Central Washington University with highest honors, summa cum laude.

Local couple honored as Angels in Adoption

The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute honored Walla Wallans Kris and Anne Harrison as Angels in Adoption at an awards ceremony Saturday and a gala on Sunday in Washington, D.C.

Native Walla Walla ballplayer new to of State of Washington Sports Hall of Fame

Here’s a guy born and bred in Walla Walla who grew up to consecutively strike out Willie Mays, Roberto Clemente, Brooks Robinson, Willie McCovey, Maury Wills and Harmon Killebrew. In the same 1967 exhibition-game at Dodger Stadium.

Special meals planned during Muddy Frogwater

A couple of special meals will be served during the 34th Muddy Frogwater Country Classic Festival. From 5-8 tonight Milton-Freewater Rotary will host its annual barbecue chicken dinner in Yantis Park, DeHaven and Southwest Second Street. The cost is $10 per person. Proceeds benefit Rotary-sponosored community and youth projects and programs. Call 509-386-2499 for tickets or show up.

Eagle Scout Association awards scholarship to Walla Walla student

The National Eagle Scout Association honored 2012 Walla Walla High School alumnus Greggory Heller with a $3,000 NESA academic scholarship this past year.

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