Local news

Etc: Carnegie picture lab seeks to add worker

Carnegie Picture Lab update — employee wanted and release of annual report

Updated: Chain reaction crash injures three Walla Wallans in Pasco

Three Walla Walla people were among four injured shortly before noon today in a chain-reaction crash on the Blue Bridge in Pasco, according to the Washington State Patrol.

Etc: Walla Walla charity benefits from Amazon customers

Amazon.com sponsors Amazon Smile Foundation, which contributes 0.5 percent of every eligible purchase to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Sports

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Thursday's Glance, Scoreboard

Thursday's Glance, Scoreboard

Exchange claims Babe Ruth title, 9-5

Exchange Club beats Eastgate Lions to win its fifth championship in the last six years on Wednesday.

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Sweets even series with walk-off win

Jon Hechtner comes into score on a wild pitch in the ninth inning as the Sweets beat Wenatchee, 5-4.

Business

Money adds up for construction projects in Walla Walla

The value of construction projects in Walla Walla County for the first six months of the year passed $15 million.

Walla Walla Regional Airport to host concert RV campers

RV travelers who need a place to park for the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover music festival can come in for a landing at the Walla Walla Regional Airport.

Walla Walla bounce house hopes to make leap to Touchet

Jumpin’ Jellybeanz may land on its feet in Touchet.

Editorials

Editorial: Recognition on money could be Hall of Fame

A movement to change the face on the $20 bill to honor a woman has morphed to discussions about changing the $10 bill instead.

Editorial: It’s hot, hot, hot, so use fireworks carefully this Independence Day

When the temperature hangs in the triple digits for several days and the winter snowpack was extremely low — as is currently the situation in the Walla Walla Valley — the chances of a fire starting because of a fireworks mishap is far higher than usual.

Editorial: Majority should rule in statewide elections

Does majority rule after the votes are counted in a statewide election?

Letters to the editor

Letter - Help volunteer firefighters; don’t shoot off fireworks

Take a moment and show your appreciation for your volunteer firefighters in Columbia and Walla Walla counties. They are on duty for us, providing first-class, responsive fire and property protection, including education for rural forest homeowners.

Letter - Band to end 25th anniversary with July 4 concert

The Walla Walla Valley Concert Band will complete its 25th anniversary season on the Fourth of July in Pioneer Park when it performs at 1 p.m.

Letter - Salmon will continue to survive

Wow! No salmon, fewer salmon, breach the dams, destroy crops, orchards. Some nuts just cannot get out of a rut. So let’s look at things from the beginning.

Poll question

  • Mumford & Sons 10%
  • Foo Fighters 21%
  • Thursday's festivities downtown 6%
  • Just taking it all in 17%
  • Leaving town 46%

48 total votes