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Watercolor, photography classes offered for youths

The 4-H program at the WSU Extension Office will host two youth classes next week, one to learn watercolor painting and the other photography.

Minutes - Walla Walla County Commission - 7/27/15

Walla Walla County Commission

Minutes - College Place City Council - 7/27/15

Minutes - College Place City Council - 7/27/15

Walla Walla brew pub wins acclaim for IPA

A Walla Walla brew named for those behind bars earned a medal during the Washington Beer Awards.

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Fire official: Community support for fire crews 'overwhelming'

Local support for firefighters battling the Blue Creek Fire has been “overwhelming,” officials said Monday. But bees and wasps haven’t been happy.

State offers local liquor service training

The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board is offering a couple of shots at liquor service training.

Emergency Services - 7/28/15

Emergency Services - 7/28/15

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Crews rapidly gain ground on Blue Creek Fire

Crews rapidly gained more ground on the Blue Creek Fire Monday, pushing containment of the blaze to 73 percent today, up from 50 percent on Monday.

City making extra effort to tidy up downtown as construction winds down

City workers are putting a shine on downtown Walla Walla in preparation for the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover.

Man pleads guilty to child rape in Walla Walla County

A 25-year-old local man accused of having sexual relations with six underage teenagers in Walla Walla County faces prison time after pleading guilty Monday afternoon to three criminal charges.

Haggen’s Southwest expansion fraught with problems

Haggen has cut back on employee hours, laid off hundreds of staffers in its grocery stores in the Southwest, and is now waging a legal battle against Albertsons, a sign that the Bellingham grocer’s big expansion launched earlier this year has been a rough ride.

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Brush up on local art at annual show

Celebrate the arts! Art can be expressed in a variety of ways, and the upcoming Harvest Time Fine Arts Show in Milton-Freewater will allow attendees to experience many of them. The event showcases a host of local artists with a wide range of vision and skills.

Lineup of local, regional bands announced for festival

Organizers of the Gentlemen of the Road Stopover in Walla Walla have announced the lineup of local and regional bands to play on downtown stages August 13, 14 and 15.

Agenda - Walla Walla School Board - 7/28/15

Agenda - Walla Walla School Board - 7/28/15

Etc: National Night Out set for Aug. 4 at Pioneer Park

Aug. 4 is observed in Walla Walla as National Night Out, said Vicki Ruley, crime prevention coordinator for the Walla Walla Police Department.