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.
Walla Walla High School alumni Judy Chamberlain Holloway, Class of 1962; Richard “Dick” Moeller, Class of 1963; and Carol M. Barker, Class of 1974 are this year’s Walla Walla Public Schools honorees for the Graduates of Distinction program.
College Place Lions Club’s recent Big Event provided awareness about the service group’s activities, family fun, health screenings and environmental impact, said organizer Dave Walk in a release.
Writing about characters in a futuristic setting who face potential problems garnered Walla Walla High School junior Ryan Manny ninth place in the Future Problem Solving International Scenario Writing Competition.
The President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes a vast array of efforts from saving a stream to recycling to caring for animals to helping others less fortunate than ourselves.
Walla Walla Public High Schools Fund founder Jerry Zahl said the scholarship resource has grown to nearly $60,000.
Former College Place resident Nikki Brueggeman is off to South Korea through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She will spend the next year teaching English there.
Teacher on special assignment Casey Monahan received training on Common Core state standards from Student Achievement Partners. She presented in a session called “Collaborating to get great instructional materials” while part of a panel discussion sharing experiences reviewing instructional materials.
Walla Walla Public Schools named businesses and organizations as its 2014-2015 Partners of the Year. It gave the nod to GESA Power House Theatre, Legacy of Walla Walla, Kiwanis Club of Walla Walla, Carnegie Picture Lab and Nelson Irrigation.
Two area students are among more than 2,100 who made the winter honor roll at Spokane Falls Community College. To receive this status, students must earn a 3.0 grade-point average or higher.
The Civilian Marksmanship Program presented Mattie Bialozor of Walla Walla High School with the 2015-2016 CMP Youth Scholarship.