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Gun club seeks sit-down with feds over range plan

The Walla Walla club wants an indoor range on airport grounds regulated by FAA and TSA.

A Walla Walla Gun Club proposal for a new indoor pistol, rimfire and archery range will need to be scoped out by a range of partners before the Port of Walla Walla can move forward, officials said.

Family historian seeks information from Abbott clan

For Patricia Ann “Pat” Nelson Riggs, members of her Abbott clan are on her mind, particularly Ernest Anderson Abbott, born Nov. 25, 1941, and wife Sharon Tireman Abbott, born in about 1947.

Hassler becomes sole owner of accounting firm TKCPA

A nearly 30-year-old Walla Walla accounting firm will soon transition from a partnership to sole ownership.

Minutes - Touchet School Board - 7/24/14

Board members are: Jody Kromm, Claudia Borgens, Darren Goble, Michael McCubbins and Cathy Schaeffer.

Washington coal trains freighted with issues, jobs for state

A report lays out problems, costs and benefits should a coal shipping terminal be built.

SEATTLE — Communities throughout the Puget Sound region would need overpasses and underpasses costing $50 million to $200 million each to prevent traffic from being stopped by a proposed 18 daily coal trains, a government report says.

Homeowner agreements can ban pot

If neighbors can see or smell marijuana, homeowner agreements can regulate the drug as a nuisance.

DENVER (AP) — Pot may be legal in some states — but the neighbors don’t have to like it.

Ideas offered for downtown loitering problems

Business, government and law enforcement discussed concerns about aggressive and inappropriate behavior downtown

WALLA WALLA — Conversations over aggressive and inappropriate behavior in the downtown core continued this morning in a meeting of the business community, local government and law enforcement at Walla Walla Police Department.

Emergency Services - 7/25/14

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records of area law enforcement and emergency service agencies.

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Firefighters keep Milton-Freewater blaze at bay

Milton-Freewater firefighters responded to a field fire threatening several homes Thursday afternoon

The hill behind Yantis Park in Milton-Freewater, and ground part way into the park was scorched Thursday afternoon by a wheat field fire.

Zagat guide offers culinary trek through Walla Walla

The latest guide to eating and drinking around Walla Walla offers something old, something new — something for everybody.

Walla Walla wine stain remover makes Container Store debut

A Walla Walla product know for its stain release power is getting a spot on the shelves of a Dallas retailer famous for organization.

Live music and line dancing on tap at Balboa Winery

The Walla Walla winery, 4169 Peppers Bridge Road, will host a Barn Dance this Saturday with live music, line dancing and country fun.

Three Rivers Winery opens movies in the vineyard series

It’ll be a “Big Night” for Three Rivers Winery on Friday.

Salumiere rolling back rices tonight

Tonight is the night to get your sushi on at Salumiere Cesario.

Sherwood Trust seeking volunteers, donors for park project

A Walla Walla leadership class is making its final project a makeover for downtown Walla Walla’s Heritage Square Park.