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Agenda - Prescott School Board - 4/24/14

Prescott School Board

Agenda - Port of Walla Walla - 4/24/14

Port of Walla Walla

Friends of the Library of Walla Walla to hold fundraising sale

Friends of the Library of Walla Walla’s Media Madness fundraiser will offer a variety of lightly used DVDs, books on tape, books on CD, music CDs, hardback, paperback, children’s and coffee table books, decorative items and games for all ages.

Annual quarterhorse show begins Thursday at fairgounds

WALLA WALLA — The Northwest Quarter Horse Association will hold its annual show Thursday through Sunday at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 363 Orchard St.

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Little Goose lock reopens ahead of schedule

STARBUCK — Barge and boat traffic on the Lower Snake River is back to normal after repairs to the Little Goose Dam navigation lock were finished ahead of schedule.

Emergency Services - 4/23/14

Emergency Services - 4/23/14

McMorris Rodgers campaigns in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA — Jobs, tax reform, deficit reduction and veteran support are on Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ to-do list if the Spokane Republican is re-elected to a sixth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, she said Tuesday in Walla Walla.

Walla Walla School District regroups after bond measure fails

WALLA WALLA — Regrouping is the order of the day after proponents of a $10.2 million bond to build a new Walla Walla High School science building suffered defeat in a special election Tuesday.

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Prescott gathers for cowboy poetry celebration (with videos)

PRESCOTT — Poems about a fat pony and a timid cattle dog were among local winners at the Prescott Library’s annual Cowboy Poetry Celebration.

Red Monkey to host "Arrow" star tonight

Those dropping in at the Red Monkey Downtown Lounge can expect to get stars in their eyes.

Sweetwater Paper & Home expands with second location

Sweetwater Paper & Home has opened a second spot downtown.

Walla Walla school bond defeated

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla School District residents voted down a plan to build a $10.2 million science building at Walla Walla High School on Tuesday.

Dayton school bond overwhelmingly rejected

Superintendent Doug Johnson said the district would likely seek to run a smaller measure in November.

Dayton voters overwhelmingly rejected a $20 million bond measure in a special election Tuesday.

Voters in Walla Walla and Dayton reject school bonds

Voters in the Walla Walla and Dayton school districts have rejected school bonds.

Milton-Freewater to hold kindergarten enrollments in May

MILTON-FREEWATER — The Milton-Freewater School District will hold its annual Kindergarten Roundup enrollment May 6 and 15 from 4-6 p.m. at Ferndale, Grove and Freewater elementary schools.