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 By Brianna Wray    News    March 5, 2020

The Speed of Sound

WALLA WALLA—The speed of sound for Walla Walla music Organization (WWMO) is about three years, give or take a few months. Three years is about how long it took founder Rodney Outlaw to build a...

 

Country group Farewell Angelina to perform at Gesa Power House Theater

The Gesa Power House Theatre presents country group Farewell Angelina in concert on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Named after a haunting Bob Dylan song, Farewell Angelina features four...

 

Seattle Rock Orchestra performs Pink Floyd

WALLA WALLA—Only a handful of single tickets remain for the Seattle Rock Orchestra performing Pink Floyd in concert at Gesa Power House Theatre on Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. This will mark the...

 

Danielle Garbe Reser of Walla Walla is running for State Senate

WALLA WALLA-Danielle Garbe Reser announced her campaign for State Senator in the 16th Legislative District as a Democrat on Tuesday, January 21. She will be vying for outgoing Senator Maureen Walsh's... Full story

 

Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days to hold Kick-Off event, Saturday, February 1st

WALLA WALLA—The Walla Walla Fair & Frontier days will present information about the upcoming 154th event at the Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days at the Showcase Kick-Off Party on Saturday, February 1, 2020, at the historic Fairgrounds Pavilion.... Full story

 

Walla Walla BrewFest to feature tastings from 25 breweries and cideries

WALLA WALLA—The Downtown Walla Walla Foundation is hosting their first Walla Walla BrewFest on Saturday, February 8 from 12 - 4 p.m. The event will feature samples from 25 breweries and cideries... Full story

 
 By Brianna Wray    News    January 23, 2020

Combine Art Collective

WALLA WALLA-When artists join forces, good things happen for everybody. An example of this idea at work is Walla Walla's Combine Art Collective (CAC), a collaborative effort to exhibit and sell fine... Full story

 

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...

 

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