Local news

Holiday gift and craft show set for Nov. 21 and 22

The annual Christmas Trio Gift & Craft Show will ring in its 11th year next month with a two-day show at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds.

Woman hurt in wreck on State Route 124

BURBANK — A Pasco woman was injured in one-vehicle accident on State Route 124 this morning.

Presentation, tour of county’s Poor Farm, Cemetery Friday

COLLEGE PLACE — A free program on the history of the Walla Walla County Poor Farm and the Poor Farm Cemetery will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday in College Place City Hall, 625 S. College Ave. The presentation will be made by the Walla Walla 2020 Historic Research and Plaque Project.

Sports

Knights remain unbeaten with win over Asotin

The Walla Walla Valley Academy volleyball team remained unbeaten in conference play with a straight-set win over Asotin on Monday.

W-P, St. George’s play to shootout

Waitsburg-Prescott’s soccer team got a good warmup for the upcoming postseason with a match that went to a shootout against St. George’s here Monday, before the home team emerged with a 6-5 win.

Blue Devil volleyball team finishes second at Southridge tournament

The Walla Walla High School volleyball team finished second with a 5-1 record at the Southridge volleyball tournament over the weekend.

Business

Holiday gift and craft show set for Nov. 21 and 22

The annual Christmas Trio Gift & Craft Show will ring in its 11th year next month with a two-day show at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds.

Tax practitioner named fellow by agents’ national association

A local tax practitioner has a new place of business and a new certification as a fellow in the National Association of Enrolled Agents.

Annual barrel fundraiser rolls out Thursday

Local businesses and nonprofits are teaming up for the yearly Barrel Full of Money fundraiser to benefit the Walla Walla Food Bank.

Editorials

Editorial: Johnson and Stephens are easy picks for Supreme Court

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

It’s time for US to do away with the draft

Although nobody in the United States has been drafted into the military in more than 40 years, it remains violation of federal law if men do not register for the draft between the ages of 18 and 25.

Editorial: Ignore useless advisory votes on the ballot

Once again, advisory votes are on the 2014 General Election ballot. Don’t waste your time filling in the oval or giving the two faux measures any thought.

Letters to the editor

Letter - Sheriff John Turner has stepped up with motivation

Progressive change up to effective efficient improved ways of setting and accomplishing goals upgrading community safety and health. Requires controversy confronting the problems Sheriff John Turner and we agree-ERs have decided to quit living in. Turner’s way. Less stress worrying about the shortcomings of our police officers.

Letter - Former county commissioner’s wife supports Sheriff Turner

I’m 91 years old and was married to, and got along very well with, a three-term Walla Walla County commissioner — Harmon Johnson.

Letter - If it looks like an endorsement, then it’s an endorsement

The old saying goes something like this: If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and talks like a duck — well, by golly, it must be a duck!

Poll question

  • Another Super Bowl trophy. 0%
  • Will make the playoffs but fall short. 33%
  • Won't make the playoffs. 67%

3 total votes