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Ten roles available for Little Theatre's production of Godspell

WALLA WALLA—The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will hold open auditions on Saturday, January 11 for the musical celebration Godspell with book by John-Michael Tebelak and music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The play will be directed by Kevin and... Full story

 

WWCC Quest program announces new scholarship opportunities

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla Community College Quest program announces the launch of a scholarship fund for their Quest Education program for learners aged 50+. This fund will provide opportunities for community members to participate in Quest...

 
 By Beka Compton    News    November 28, 2019

Local horseman takes the trip of a lifetime

WALLA WALLA-Each great adventure has its start. Some start out with a cup of coffee or a long drive, but a Walla Walla Valley horseman's adventure started with a custom ordered, horse-drawn omnibus....

 

Blue Mountain Regional Trails Plan stakeholders receive 2019 Smart Communities, Smart Partnership award from Gov. Jay Inslee

WALLA WALLA-The Blue Mountain Regional Trails Plan has garnered the 2019 Smart Communities, Smart Partnership award from Washington State Governor Jay Inslee. Over thirty stakeholders were on hand to...

 

New Fire Commissioner sworn in

Walla Walla—Columbia County Fire district #2 held a meeting of the commissioners on Wednesday, November 5th at the Fire Hall in Waitsburg. Commissioners in attendance were Deb Fulton, Jake Long,...

 

Historic cemeteries group to lead tour of abandoned cemeteries

WALLA WALLA—A new nonprofit organization, Walla Walla Historic Cemeteries, will be leading a tour of three abandoned cemeteries on Saturday, October 26. The event is sponsored by the local chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America in...

 

Local musicians explore the roots of country music

WALLA WALLA-Jimmye Turner and Glenn Morrison along with five of their band member friends will perform on Thursday, November 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Walla Walla Museum. The musicians will share...

 

Kate & the Crocodiles

WALLA WALLA-Kate Morrison returns to Walla Walla with her band for a concert to benefit the Health Center at Gesa Power House Theatre on Saturday, November 2 at 7 p.m. A pre-show cocktail hour begins...

 

Bill Rodgers large format landscape

WALLA WALLA-Waitsburg photographer Bill Rodgers is taking his work to new heights and widths. His photo, The Blues, has been reproduced in large format and is on display at the Blue Mountain Land...

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    October 3, 2019

Art Squared Weekend Joins Artists and Collectors

One of the most unifying qualities of art is that every viewer has an opinion. Our opinions are determined by all manner of factors and preferences, but once established those artworks speak to us....

 

Wags and Wheels

Blue Mountain Humane Society Executive Director Sara Archer brought a mighty crew of staff and volunteers to Walla Walla's McCurley Integrity Toyota on Saturday, September 21 for the Second Annual Wag...

 

Art Squared this weekend

Imagine walking into an art show and seeing nearly 1,000 6x6" works of art, each attractively priced at $36.  ArtWalla's seventh annual ArtSquared, scheduled for September 27 - 29, 2019 at CAVU...

 

Walla Walla Superhero Run

WALLA WALLA-Tights and capes were out en masse at the Walla Walla Superhero run held Saturday Sept. 14. "I think the people helping with traffic safety are all superheroes," said event organizer...

 

Gran Fondo is Sept. 21

WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Foundation’s Gran Fondo walk, run ride against cancer will take place on Sat., Sept. 21 at Burwood Brewing in the airport district. Participants can register for a 5K fun run/walk, a one-mile walk of strength or...

 

Artist's gathering celebrates the landscape

WALLA WALLA—As summer yields to fall, artists are invited to celebrate the beautiful post-harvest landscape from the perspective of the Cottonwood neighborhood. The event takes place on Sat., Sept. 7 from 2-4 p.m. A number of homeowners will make...

 

Dancing with the W2Stars

WALLA WALLA—Local Walla Walla celebrities will compete on the Gesa Power House Theatre stage on Sat., Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. for the 4th Annual Dancing with the W2Stars fundraiser for Valley Residential Services. Local participants are paired with...

 

Pioneer teacher presents Living History performance

WALLA WALLA- On Sunday September 8 at 2 p.m. Emily Cairns will portray pioneer school teacher Sarah Miner. The Living History performance will be made at Fort Walla Walla Museum, 755 Myra Road. Mrs....

 

Tourism-related grant meeting, Sept. 5

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee has announced grant fund availability for supporting tourism promotion-related events or projects in 2020 that will result in increased numbers of people traveling to the area for...

 

Walla Walla County establishes Complete Count Committee

WALLA WALLA County—Walla Walla County has collaborated with the Walla Walla County Dept. of Community Health (DCH), the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, Sherwood Trust and the Blue Mountain Action Council to create the Blue Mountain Complete...

 

Batman (Adam West) exhibit is topic of Museum After Hours

WALLA WALLA-They were separated by decades in life but have come together in a permanent exhibit at the Kirkman House Museum. A special presentation on how Adam West and Batman influenced the exhibit...

 

Renowned national speaker on suicide prevention speaking in Walla Walla Sept. 27

WALLA WALLA —A national expert on suicide prevention, Dr. Justin Coffey, will speak at a free community roundtable event Sept. 27 from 8:30 - 11 a.m. in the Young Ballroom in the Reid Campus Center at Whitman College. Zero Suicide:  A Community...

 

Providence expands physical therapy at YMCA

WALLA WALLA—Providence Outpatient Rehabilitation is expanding its physical therapy services at the YMCA and moving its water therapy services to Wheatland Village. At noon on Aug. 23, Providence will close its satellite at the Y for construction...

 
 By Dena Martin    News    August 15, 2019

Dayton Chamber director resigns

DAYTON-The Dayton Chamber of Commerce announced the resignation of Executive Director Melissa Bryan in an Aug. 12 in a Chamber press release. Bryan, who served as assistant director prior to stepping...

 

Chase suspect is released from hospital, booked in jail

WALLA WALLA—The woman who led police on a multi-county high speed chase, ending in an officer-involved shooting near Burbank on Aug. 3 has been released from the hospital on Aug. 8 and booked into the Walla Walla County Jail. Amanda Warren, 38, is...

 

Sherwood Trust CEO steps down

WALLA WALLA—Sherwood Trust CEO Danielle Garbe Reser has announced her decision to leave her position in January 2020 to pursue other opportunities to serve the region. Garbe Reser had led the Sherwood Trust since 2015. “Danielle has excelled in l...

 

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