Local news

Police: Arrest made in two drive-by shootings

Detectives made a 2nd arrest in last week’s drive-by shootings. Clemente Garcia-Cerda, 928 Edith Ave., was taken into custody without incident shortly after noon today in the 100 block of SW 6th in College Place by Gang Detectives of the Walla Walla Police Department.

Etc: Athena student wins P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship

P.E.O. Chapter AP of Milton-Freewater scholarship applicant Chandra Phillips of Athena received a P.E.O. Oregon Scholarship.

Walla Walla VA to hold Memorial Day commemoration

A Memorial Day commemoration honoring members of the military who gave their lives for their country will be held 9 a.m. Monday at the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial Veteran Affairs Medical Center’s campus chapel.

Sports

WWCC falls to Edmonds in playoffs

Walla Walla Community College baseball team lost to Edmonds Community College today, 6-2, in the Northwest Athletic Conference Championship tournament. This was the Warriors second loss and they are out of the tournament.

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Friday's Glance, Scoreboard

Friday's Glance, Scoreboard

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Unfinished business for Blue Devil baseball

Wa-Hi’s baseball team reaches the state tourney for the first time since 2011, and opens against Moses Lake Saturday.

Business

Summer arrives for downtown Walla Walla clothier

It’s summer at Walla Walla Clothing Co.

Sipid Bites to throw open doors to second location

An eatery that’s been serving through a downtown window will open the door on a secondary location Monday.

MumFoo ticket winner pounces early

It took the first winner of Whitman College’s Gentlemen of the Road Facebook contest just 10 minutes to spot the embedded Mumford & Sons lyrics in a status update.

Editorials

Editorial: State Senate’s social media policy is lame

Those elected to the state House and Senate like to feel in control, and they are in matters such as approving the state budget and setting state policy.

Editorial: Effort to punish teachers who strike for a day isn’t productive

Timing is everything — particularly in politics.

Editorial: USDA plan for voluntary GMO labeling sound

The United States Department of Agriculture has developed a new government certification and labeling for foods that are free of genetically modified organisms.

Letters to the editor

Letter - Hey, average people can understand science

It appears some consider average people like ourselves to lack the ability to reason or understand the basic things in life. In that regard, it does appear a few did fall off the turnip truck as it was passing through town.

Letter - Airport should have supported restaurant

One of our favorite places to go out for dinner was Dominick’s on the Runway. It is very disappointing it closed.

Letter - Small raise for teachers is not enough

I read with interest state Rep. Terry Nealey’s missive and plea to our Walla Walla teachers to write to him. I read with interest about his lifelong supporter of our schools and his recognition of the important role of our teachers.

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