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Sherwood Trust Awards $1 Million in Local Grants

WALLA WALLA -Sherwood Trust will disburse more than $1 million in competitive Core grants to 11 local organizations, CEO Brian Hunt announced. The Trust also announced $226,101 in noncompetitive... Full story

 

COUNTY SEEKs APPLICANTS FOR WALLA WALLA FAIR AND FRONTIER DAYS BOARD

WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla County is seeking community members interested in applying for positions on the Walla Walla Fair and Frontier Days Board of Directors. The vacancy is due to Chris Forbes’ resignation. A second seat on the board of dir...

 

Warren Family Awards $58,750 in grants to local nonprofits

WALLA WALLA – The Warren Community Action Fund at the Blue Mountain Community Foundation has approved 19 grants to support local nonprofits providing services in eastern Walla Walla and Columbia Counties. This is the seventh year of grant awards t... Full story

 

Pioneer madam portrayed at Ft. Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA - Fort Walla Walla Museum will bring back a favorite Living History character, the turn-of-the-century madam Josephine Wolfe, for a Living History performance on May 5 in the Pioneer...

 

Providence St. Mary Foundation Raises $1 Million to Combat Heart Disease

WALLA WALLA – Donors to Providence St. Mary Foundation contributed $1 million toward replacing the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. Along with a matching investment from Providence health care system, the f...

 

The Art of Friendship returns to CAVU

WALLA WALLA - Seven Walla Walla Valley artists continue to celebrate friendship in a gallery show at CAVU Cellars during May. Returning artists include Barbara Bates, Brenda Bernards, Shannon...

 

WWCC offers students one-on-one help with financial aid applications

WALLA WALLA - New changes in the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have made more financial aid available, including grants that do not need to be repaid. The form is also shorter and,...

 

4-H Super Saturday event on March 23

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County 4-H invites community youth, ages 6–18, to its Super Saturday event on March 23, 2024, at the Blue Mountain Community Church. Sarah Farley, the 4-H Coordinator for Walla Walla County, said, “The hands-on works...

 

WWCC launches Community Apiary (Beehive) Project

WALLA WALLA - Walla Walla Community College is dedicating space on its Walla Walla campus to create a Community Apiary (Beehive) Project. The new project, launching this spring, will provide space and...

 

It's time for the annual AAUw book sale at the Marcus Whitman

WALLA WALLA-The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will hold its 59th annual book sale on February 23 through 25 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel in Walla Walla. The sale will be open from 9...

 

Call for middle school essayists

WALLA WALLA — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has extended the essay submission deadline for the local competition of the National Civics Bee. Essays must be submitted by Monday, January 22. The National Civics Bee is an annual competition t...

 

Rite Aid leaves Walla Walla

Walla Walla — Rite Aid is closing the Walla Walla location at 2028 E. Isaacs Ave. on Thursday, Jan. 18. A spokesperson for the company said the local pharmacy will transfer customer prescriptions to the Albertsons pharmacy at 450 N. Wilbur Ave. A...

 

Scholarships available this year for WWCC students

Some funds designated specifically for Dayton and Waitsburg WWCC students WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla Community College Foundation is currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2024-2025 academic year. The WWCC Foundation awards over 5... Full story

 

Walla Walla Community Hospice will start grief support classes January

Walla Walla—Community members throughout the region are invited to join a ten-week grief support class offered this winter by the Walla Walla Community Hospice (WWCH.) The class will begin Wednesday, January 10, 2024, and run through March 13, 2... Full story

 

Walla Walla County report flu-related death

Walla Walla — The county’s first flu-related death of the 2023-24 flu season was recently reported. Previous flu-related deaths have been reported in the eastern Washington region in recent weeks, but this is the first reported in Walla Walla Cou... Full story

 

Applicants sought for alternate member on Walla Walla Water Conservancy board.

WALLA WALLA — The Walla Walla County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill an alternate position on the Walla Walla Water Conservancy Board. This member will be an alternate in a reserve capacity as a replacement for absent or recused c...

 

Rose St and 2nd Ave reopened in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA - On Thursday, October 19, the planned drilling in the right-of-way was completed, and 2nd Avenue and Rose Street were reopened to traffic. Western States Drilling drilled two monitoring w...

 

WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY HOSPICE OFFERS HOLIDAY GRIEF SUPPORT

WALLA WALLA — Sometimes, the holidays are not the most wonderful time of the year, especially if you are grieving. The holidays can be challenging for people who have experienced the death of someone they love. Memories of past holiday seasons can b...

 

Visit Walla Walla will host workshops and survey on tourism

WALLA WALLA —Visit Walla Walla (VWW) is participating in the Rural Tourism Support program offered by State of Washington Tourism and would like input from the community to help create a vision of success and identify strategies to improve the v...

 

Walla Walla Community College welcomes largest fall quarter since 2019

Substantial enrollment numbers include first-generation students WALLA WALLA — Walla Walla Community College celebrates the beginning of the fall quarter with a healthy mix of new and returning students. The estimated headcount on the first-day w...

 

Walla Walla Post Office joins Marcus Whitman in emergency closures

WALLA WALLA - Monday afternoon, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced the temporary closure of the Walla Walla main post office located at 128 N. Second Avenue. This closure is just the latest in a string of events that began last week...

 

An Evening Event at Mountain View Cemetery

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Parks and Recreation and Mountain View Cemetery will present a historical twilight tour of little-known tales on Saturday, August 19, 6-8 p.m. Tour participants will learn about people interred at the cemetery who made u... Full story

 

Road construction at Sudbury Road Landfill begins July 17

WALLA WALLA — Customers at the Sudbury Road Landfill should expect delays starting Monday, July 17, as construction begins on the Landfill Roadway & Compost Pad Improvement project. Construction began at the compost pad on July 17. The compost pad w...

 

Territorial Prison Escape Game is returning July 15 &16 to Ft WW.

WALLA WALLA—Time to test your pre-CSI-era fugitive hunting skills at Fort Walla Walla on July 15 and 16. Join the search for the escaped criminal Orvy Whipstitch Horvath, known to keep company with lowlifes and horse thieves. He escaped from Walla W... Full story

 

Blue Mountain Heart to Heart Mobile clinics

WALLA WALLA-The "Heals on Wheels" mobile clinic, sponsored by Blue Mountain Heart to Heart, visits local communities, including Waitsburg, Prescott, Dayton, Pomeroy, and Starbuck. A registered nurse... Full story

 

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