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Etc - School District music coordinator talks in district video series

As a dedicated music educator, Walla Walla School District Music Coordinator Roger Garcia is passionate about learning and student achievement, according to the school district online newsletter. He talks about his profession and interaction with students in the District’s “Why I Teach” video series.

Etc - St. Mary Foundation outreach donors honored with appreciation event

Donors who contribute to the outreach of Providence St. Mary Foundation heard from Dr. Randy Axelrod during the annual donor appreciation event Jan. 22 hosted in their honor at Corliss Estates.

Etc - Umatilla Search and Rescue team members honored

A bushel full of awards were presented during Umatilla County Search and Rescue Team’s annual potluck dinner and awards ceremony. Special recognition also went to the volunteers, their families and other supporters.

Etc - Walla Walla 2020 website treasure trove of historical sites

As temperatures hover near some semblance of warmth and the weather hints at improving, consider checking out the historic homes and buildings in this area by bike, on foot or on four wheels. You may live in one of these places — or next door to one.

Column - David Hume: No miracles allowed

One way to avoid thinking about the major signs that Jesus was God’s Son is to argue that the accounts of Jesus cannot be true. Why not? Because miracles do not happen.

Man injured in rollover crash near Dayton

A Walla Walla man was injured this morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash 9 miles east of Dayton, the Washington State Patrol reported.

Garrison Middle School unveils new website

Garrison Middle School is up and running online with a new website at www.garrisonmiddleschool.org. It has been several years since most district schools sites have been updated. Garrison follows Walla Walla High School, which had its site updated in the summer.

Seahawks kicker, ailing Walla Walla girl share bond

For Seattle Seahawks place-kicker Steven Hauschka, spending time with a little Walla Walla girl fighting cancer has not been a one-time deal.

Baker Boyer Bank announces promotion

Baker Boyer Bank has promoted Peter Allen to executive vice president and elected him a voting member of the Walla Walla bank’s executive committee.

Emergency Services - 1/30/14

Emergency Services - 1/30/14

Undead to vamp in Walla Walla clothier’s creations

Walla Walla’s formal wear and custom clothing shop is dressing the undead.