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Nominations sought for Chamber awards

If you could give a lifetime achievement award to someone for their part in making Walla Walla what it is, who would it be?

Holiday fair set for early December at Fairgrounds

A new holiday fair is planned for early December at the Walla Walla County Fairgrounds.

Blue Mountain Heart to Heart passes goal with fundraising dinners

The 12th Dinner for Friends with Friends benefit for Blue Mountain Heart to Heart on Aug. 23 and realized more than $21,000 from 110 donors, exceeding its $20,000 goal.

Winemaker’s death postpones Shakespeare of Walla Walla fundraiser

WALLA WALLA — The death of noted local winemaker Eric Dunham as prompted the postponement of Saturday’s “All That Glitters” a party to benefit Shakespeare of Walla Walla.

Wa-Hi football team raises funds aimed at finding cure for Duchenne MD

Walla Walla High School football players stand as the sole team in the state to raise funds for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. With their coaches, they raised more than $2,000 for the Coach To Cure MD project. Duchenne MD is the most common fatal genetic disorder diagnosed in childhood that leads to progressive muscle failure, according to an item in the school district online newsletter. Their head coach is Eric Hisaw.

Police: 'Tis the season for scams

WALLA WALLA — Calls about owing money to the Internal Revenue Service are not something anyone looks forward to.

Drunken drivers a threat on Halloween, officials say

Treats laced with something harmful is not the big fear on Halloween night, it’s adults infused with liquor or drugs.

Emergency Services - 10/30/14

Emergency Services - 10/30/14

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City to begin curbside leaf pickups Monday

WALLA WALLA — Walla Wallans, get out your rakes.

Man sentenced to jail time for indecent exposure on bus

A man convicted of exposing himself on a Valley Transit bus earlier this year will serve a jail term instead of going to prison.

Winemaker’s death postpones Shakespeare of Walla Walla fundraiser

The death of noted local winemaker Eric Dunham as prompted the postponement of Saturday’s “All That Glitters” a party to benefit Shakespeare of Walla Walla.

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State clears water-recycling splash pad design

The state gave official approval for an innovative Washington Park splash pad design, well within the time frame Walla Walla officials said is needed to build Fountains For Youth by May 1.

Why gasoline is suddenly $3 a gallon — and could go lower

Two years ago Leonardo Maugeri, a former strategist for the big Italian oil company ENI, predicted that crude oil prices were heading for a fall in two to three years. It wasn't an obvious forecast; the average price of OPEC crude oil that year set an all-time record.

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