Local news

Carnegie Picture Lab seeks volunteers

Carnegie Picture Lab is on the lookout for volunteers to work with area students.

YWCA plans party for a cause

“Believe” is a party with an important purpose, according to a release. It supports the mission of the YWCA, which historically speaks out and takes action on behalf of women and children. Anne-Marie Zell Schwerin, the Y’s executive director, added that “This party is a chance to celebrate that legacy and open our hearts to a cause we believe in.”

Agenda - Walla Walla School Board - 9/2/14

Walla Walla School Board

Sports

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova to reach US Open quarterfinals

NEW YORK — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon.

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Bulls get best of Cowboys in finals

WALLA WALLA — The bulls won the battle here in final rodeo action at the Frontier Days Rodeo Sunday night at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds Arena.

Dorman has dream for Touchet

TOUCHET — Gary Dorman has this vision.

Business

Sykes hangs up on Milton-Freewater call center

Many of the call center’s more than 200 employees will have an opportunity to work from home.

MILTON-FREEWATER — Sykes Enterprises Inc., the community’s third-largest employer, will close its customer call center in December and transition its reportedly more than 200 employees to work-from-home positions, officials said.

Washington wineries tackle Miami market

Washington grapes are headed for the Florida gridiron.

All eyes will be on Quail Run for potato-themed event

It’s an open house with a-peel.

Editorials

Celebrating the rights of all free laboring Americans

Following is the beginning and end of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Labor Day address on this day in 1941.

State AG’s refresher on separation of powers welcome

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson gave the state Supreme Court justices a needed reminder of basic civics last week.

Manipulating memories could be boon — or disaster

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully implanted a false memory into a mouse’s brain by manipulating its brain’s circuitry.

Letters to the editor

Letter - Sheriff Turner changes with the times

I began working for the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office in 1993 as a jail officer. I have been a reserve deputy sheriff since 2001.

Letter - Highland Road needs to be fixed

The neighbors who live near or on Highland Road would be more open to a city pool if the city would consider a new street.

Letter - ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ was well-done show

I, my husband, some family members and friends attended “Fiddler on the Roof” on July 11. Wow, what an evening of great entertainment!

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