Local news

Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 30 at Wa-Hi

A can of food provides admission to the annual student-sponsored Trunk or Treat from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Walla Walla High School in the science parking lot off Abbott Road.

YCCY plans Halloween dance at Armory

All the teens can be killin’ it (vernacular for doing something very good) when they turn up for a YMCA Community Center for Youth-hosted Halloween dance from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the Washington State National Guard Armory, 113 S. Colville St. Costumes are encouraged.

Businesses plan thank-yous for veterans on Nov. 11

A free meal and a haircut are among the thank-yous that are in the works for veterans from local businesses.

Sports

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Warrior men edge CBC, 1-0

Austin Herrick connects on a rebound in the 26th minute to beat Columbia Basin College Wednesday.

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WWCC women’s team beats Hawks, 1-0

Courtney Wells scores in the 40th minute as the Warriors hold off Columbia Basin.

Flores leads W-P past Dayton

W-P’s Ricardo Flores scores four goals in the 8-0 victory.

Business

Businesses plan thank-yous for veterans on Nov. 11

A free meal and a haircut are among the thank-yous that are in the works for veterans from local businesses.

Sibling entrepreneurs think outside the box

Siblings Allison and Jack Wanichek hope to earn Christmas money for themselves and charity when they open a seasonal gift wrapping business next month.

Agenda - Port Of Walla Walla - 10/23/14

Port Of Walla Walla

Editorials

WWCC president can mend rift with faculty

The turmoil at Walla Walla Community College is surprising, perhaps even shocking, given the school has been hailed as the best community college in the nation. Even the school’s president, Steve VanAusdle, was surprised about the depth of the discord.

Disability claims should not be allowed to linger

Government inefficiency — too often supercharged with incompetence — has left the American people with low expectations. We’ve come to expect a slow response and long line when seeking government help or services.

Editorial: Johnson and Stephens are easy picks for Supreme Court

Four state Supreme Court positions are on the Nov. 4 ballot. Two are uncontested.

Letters to the editor

Letter - Keep Richard Greenwood as county coroner

Richard Greenwood has done a great job as coroner the last four years. He has shown compassion for families while maintaining professionalism on the job. Greenwood also works well with law enforcement agencies and our local mortuaries.

Letter - Cooper not positive; Turner nothing but positive

As the race for sheriff nears its climax, I find two themes that run through the campaign.

Letter - Sheriff Turner had divided Sheriff’s Office

I have read letters from fellow deputies, jailers and other staff who are supporting the sheriff’s re-election, many of whom are either family, friends or hired by Sheriff Turner, as well as some from the public who think they have insight as to the internal climate of our office.

Poll question

  • Another Super Bowl trophy. 25%
  • Will make the playoffs but fall short. 33%
  • Won't make the playoffs. 42%

12 total votes