Sheila Hagar has written for the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin since 1998. While she has often freelanced for much larger papers and done projects for magazines, it's the U-B readers who have lived her life — and often their own — through her “Home Place” columns.
In 2004, Sheila joined the staff full-time at the U-B, becoming the health, social-services and entertainment reporter. She continues to write “Home Place,” as well as her blog, “From the Storage Room.”
WALLA WALLA — A Milton-Freewater woman was arrested after a traffic collision that injured a Walla Walla man Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Poplar and Palouse streets.
WALLA WALLA — People considering suicide in Walla Walla County should be able to talk to a local mental-health professional, and fast.
A Walla Walla County resident is suspected of having contracted the mosquito-borne West Nile virus, health officials said Friday.
A West Nile virus infection is suspected in a Walla Walla County resident, health officials said Friday.
The possibility of being jailed recently caught my daughter’s attention.
WALLA WALLA — Local VA officials are puzzled by a USA Today news report Wednesday that said almost 19 percent of staff who schedule appointments at Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veterans Affairs Medical Center were instructed to manipulate data on how long military veterans wait for medical appointments.
WALLA WALLA — Bill Curry is the first one to say he takes a lot of medication for his psychiatric issues.
WALLA WALLA — Heidi Higginbotham’s work days are one straight line after another.
Let me be very clear — I love history.
“There is no better lesson than failure,” says Dan Thiessen, executive director of Walla Walla Community College’s Wine Country Culinary Institute. “You’ve got to let them fail.”