Local news

Etc: Talk aims to shed light on generational differences

Linda Clark spoke to Milton-Freewater Rotary Club recently about the how different generations bring diversity to the workplace and the benefits and challenges of dealing with multi-generation employees and contacts.

Dredging of Snake River comes to close

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have finished dredging parts of the Snake and Clearwater rivers to remove sediment that interfered with navigation.

Annual summer musical changing business model

The Walla Walla Community College Foundation’s summer musical this year will be a departure from years past.

Sports

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Warriors welcome Juarez, new season

New WWCC softball coach Shawna Juarez faces a tough preseason after this weekend’s crossover.

An early March Madness for area prep teams

March Madness hits prep basketball teams this weekend just a little bit early.

14 Pioneer grapplers at state tournament

Mac-Hi already has the Special District 4 Regional title in hand, and look for more hardware in Portland.

Business

Home lender to celebrate new location

LoanStar Home Lending celebrates its new location with an open house and ribbon cutting next week.

YMCA lays groundwork for annual Corporate Cup

From the board room to the sport court. It’s Corporate Cup time.

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Editorials

Editorial: Uptick in revenue should cover state expenses

The latest state revenue forecast out of Olympia is a rosy one, with an anticipated $37 billion expected to be collected over the next two years. That is $3 billion more than the 2013-2015 budget.

Editorial: Bike safety in Walla Walla can be improved

Area educators, health care providers, bike shop owners, public safety and law enforcement officials are getting together today to focus on improving bicycle safety in the Walla Walla Valley.

Editorial: New track is real need for Wa-Hi and community

The cinder track at Walla Walla High School is not a running surface, it’s a hazard. And that’s why it is not used by physical education classes or the Wa-Hi track team.

Letters to the editor

Letter - City must set priorities for infrastructure

So if the money budgeted to replace the traffic signal at Clinton and Alder streets isn’t used there or on a new signal at Division Street, where might it be needed?

Letter - State should not be mandating funding

Whoever thinks our Founding Fathers would have thought that a state supreme court could/would mandate (force) a state’s citizens to spend X amount of dollars on education is wrong. It’s no different than Obama forcing American citizens to pay for health-care insurance.

Letter - Using headlights makes driving safer

The article by Annie Eveland in the Feb. 22 “Panorama” was excellent. A wonderful part of her article was the set of pictures that showed the difference in visibility that occurs with distance.

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