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From the archives: Eric Dunham, a winemaker of many talents

Clad in a sweater, faded jeans and brown leather hiking boots, Eric Dunham is indistinguishable from the average working-class thirtysomething.

Dunham Cellars mourns death of winemaker Eric Dunham

The following is a news release from Dunham Cellars sent to media by the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance:

Product recall: Child car seats

Product recall: Child car seats

McMorris Rodgers, Pakootas find plenty to disagree about

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic challenger Joe Pakootas clashed over Obamacare, minimum wage, the best ways to bring jobs to the region and a new West Plains casino in their second debate of the campaign.

Northeastern Oregon fire season declared over

The Oregon Department of Forestry on Thursday declared an end to the 2014 fire season on lands it protects in Northeast Oregon, which includes private, state, county, municipal and tribal lands in seven counties.

Walla Walla Clothing Co. to host trunk show on Saturday

A trunk show for the feet is coming up Saturday at Walla Walla Clothing Co.

Bennington access to be controlled during Sunday bike race

WALLA WALLA — A bicycle race Sunday is expected to bring a crowd to Rooks Park Sunday.

Trial set for man accused of murder in Burbank

WALLA WALLA — A December trial date has been set for a defendant accused of gunning down a man four years ago in Burbank.

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Video - Students quadruple fun at science balloon launch

WALLA WALLA — The annual Garrison Middle School weather balloon launch was inflated by four when students from four local schools set off four balloons, all of them expected to reach heights of 20 miles up before they deflate and parachute back down to earth with their time capsules.

Emergency Services - 10/24/14

Emergency Services - 10/24/14

Free parent workshop on child eating disorders Tuesday

WALLA WALLA — Individual and family counselor Elisa Hope will speak on child eating disorders and creating a positive body image Tuesday at Pioneer Middle School.

Waitsburg dinner to aid family of mother killed in crash

WAITSBURG — A benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction to help the family of a Prescott woman who died in a car crash earlier this month will be today from 4:30-7 p.m. in the Waitsburg Elementary School multipurpose room.

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.

Trunk or Treat set for Oct. 30 at Wa-Hi

A can of food provides admission to the annual student-sponsored Trunk or Treat from 4-7 p.m. on Oct. 30 at Walla Walla High School in the science parking lot off Abbott Road.

YCCY plans Halloween dance at Armory

All the teens can be killin’ it (vernacular for doing something very good) when they turn up for a YMCA Community Center for Youth-hosted Halloween dance from 7-10 p.m. Friday at the Washington State National Guard Armory, 113 S. Colville St. Costumes are encouraged.