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"The Gift of Art" Show at the Combine

Walla Walla-The Combine Art Collective in Walla Walla has extended its gallery hours through December 23rd. The gallery hours from Monday, December 18 through December 23, will be 11:00 a.m. to 5:00...

 

Sherwood Trust awards $102,000 to local organizations

WALLA WALLA — Sherwood Trust is awarding $102,000 in Impact Grants to eight organizations serving local communities, said CEO Brian Hunt. Impact Awards support youth, community outreach, and recovery programs. The competitive grants are available...

 

Checking in with the Walla Walla Fair

The 2023 Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days wrapped up this weekend. With four days of livestock showing, three nights of PRCA Rodeo, a near-record breaking demolition derby, and a full house at the...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    May 18, 2023

A Guitar with history

WAITSBURG–This weekend, Burgers, Bands, and Brews features alternative country band Frog Hollow Band and some family lore. Band member Ty Lane plans on playing his grandfather Norval's Gibson...

 

Sherwood Trust Awards $1 Million in Local Grants

WALLA WALLA-CEO Brian Hunt announced that Sherwood Trust would disburse $1,057,000 in Core grants to 11 local organizations. The awards include Sherwood Trust's annual competitive Core grants and... Full story

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    April 13, 2023

Film screening: "A not so still life" at Foundry Vineyards

WALLA WALLA-A documentary about the remarkable artist Ginny Ruffner will be presented at The Foundry Vineyards in Walla Walla on Friday, April 15. "A Not So Still Life: the Ginny Ruffner Story" will...

 
 By Frank McKinney    News    March 16, 2023

12th Annual Walla Walla Guitarfest

WALLA WALLA-Spring officially arrives on March 20, but the 12th Annual Walla Walla Guitarfest on March 10 through 12 gave audiences in eastern Washington an opportunity to shake off the winter blues...

 

Garbe Reser is new CEO of BMAC

WALLA WALLA-The board of directors for Blue Mountain Action Council (BMAC) voted unanimously to hire Danielle Garbe Reser as BMAC's permanent Chief Executive Officer, effective March 1, 2023. Garbe...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    February 2, 2023

First regional juried show at Foundry Vinyard Gallery

WALLA WALLA–The Foundry Vineyards is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with a juried regional art show. The exhibition’s reception will be held on Friday, February 3, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art has been a big part of the vineyard. In 1980,...

 
 By Lane Gwinn    News    January 12, 2023

New businesses coming to Walla Walla Town Center

WALLA WALLA-At least two national chains are opening locations in Walla Walla. As reported in The Union-Bulletin on January 5, Planet Fitness and Burlington opening stores at the Walla Walla Town...

 

Providence St. Mary easing visitor restrictions to allow two visitors per patient; more for end of life

WALLA WALLA—Due to declining cases of COVID-19 in the community, Providence St. Mary is easing visitor restrictions to allow two visitors/support people per patient beginning on February 23, 2022. The visitors must remain the same individuals throu... Full story

 
 By Beka Compton    News    March 3, 2022

Roadside Northwest offering basic roadside services

PRESCOTT—Flat tires, locked doors, and empty gas tanks are just a few common car troubles that Roadside Northwest can help with. Brian Danaher said that he founded Roadside Northwest in 2014, after...

 

Blue Mountain Humane Society Announces New CEO

WALLA WALLA-Blue Mountain Humane Society announces today the appointment of Amanda Wernert as Chief Executive Officer. "I'm very honored to be joining the Blue Mountain Humane Society and working... Full story

 

Say Yes! COVID Test Program Offers Free, Rapid, Self-Administered Tests to Walla Walla County Residents

WALLA WALLA— The Say Yes! COVID Test At-Home Testing Challenge provides households with access to free, rapid COVID-19 test kits that they can self-administer and is now available in Walla Walla...

 

Seattle Rock Orchestra performing at Gesa Power House Theatre October 8 and 9

WALLA WALLA-The Seattle Rock Orchestra will perform two different live concerts at Gesa Power House Theatre on October 8 and 9. On Friday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m., Seattle Rock Orchestra will explore...

 

Corrections officer arrested for assault, gang terrorism

WALLA WALLA—The Gang Intelligence Team, a division of the Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office, working with multiple regional partners, arrested two men in the early hours of the morning last Thursday. The sheriff’s office has spent the past...

 

Have Fun with Blue Mountain Land Trust

Get out and explore with the Blue Mountain Land Trust this fall, with one of the many upcoming, outdoor-oriented classes. Explore: Stand-Up Paddleboard, September 11 Spend the afternoon paddling up...

 

Timely access to care compromised by deluge of COVID-19 cases among the unvaccinated

WALLA WALLA—The rapid increase in COVID-19 cases primarily among unvaccinated individuals hinders timely access to a broad spectrum of healthcare in Walla Walla. This is coming in the form of long wait times, delays of some non-emergency...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    July 15, 2021

FFA & 4-H project animals at the fairgounds

Over the weekend, a concerned citizen asked The Times for help locating owners of a distressed hog at the fairgrounds. The resident was out walking their dog in the early morning, could not readily se...

 

Funding for rent or mortgage assistance available through BMAC

WALLA WALLA— Two funds made available by Congresses’ CARES Act can help decrease the housing cost burden for low-income renters and homeowners. “Congress provided $5 billion in the CARES Act for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)...

 

2021 Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days Unveiled

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days have officially kicked off their 155th Fair season. At the annual Showcase fundraiser held Saturday, June 5th, 2021, Frontier Days Foundation board members, Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days board...

 

Walla Walla Hospice book club coming April 19

WALLA WALLA—In an attempt to normalize discussions regarding end-of-life, Walla Walla Community Hospice has started a book club. The structure of the club is relatively informal. Group members are encouraged to read a selection of the assigned book...

 

Walla Walla County Vaccination Clinic scheduled Feb. 11 and 13

WALLA WALLA­—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and county health partners will be holding a second-dose vaccination clinic on February 13 at the County Fairgrounds for those who received their first dose on Saturday, January...

 

Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center begins COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

WALLA WALLA—The Jonathan M. Wainwright Medical Center in Walla Walla received a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines just before Christmas, on December 22, and is currently in the process of vaccinating all Walla Walla VA essential health care staff....

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    December 10, 2020

Kathryn Witherington: Walla Walla's 12th Man

WALLA WALLA—It’s just after 10 a.m. Monday morning, and Kathryn Witherington, Executive Director of the Downtown Walla Walla Foundation (DWWF), is already brimming with ideas. When we met back in...

 

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