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Walla Walla Macy's store to close

On January 8 the retailer announced it was closing 28 stores, with most locations on the east coast and a few in the Northwest, including the Walla Walla store. Headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, Macy's representatives said that they would begin...

 

First Thursday concert series at St Paul's Episcopal Church

WALLA WALLA—Handbell artist Debra Pankaskie will perform a free concert at St Paul’s Episcopal Church, on Thursday, February 6. She will be accompanied by Breezy Winkle on handbells, and Dixie Cramer on piano. The concert takes place at 12:15 -...

 

View the Royal Ballet's performance of Coppélia at the Powerhouse Theater

The 2020 Live Cinema Series will begin with a screening of The Royal Ballet's current production of Coppélia on Wednesday, February 5 at 6:00 p.m. at the Gesa Powerhouse Theater. This production was filmed live at The Royal Opera House in...

 

Hospice organization's Evening of Elegance celebrates 40 years

WALLA WALLA—It all began with a group of volunteers, donated space, and the dream of caring for people in the most vulnerable stage of their lives. That’s how Walla Walla Community Hospice (WWCH) began in 1980. It’s WWCH’s 40th birthday and...

 

Blue Mountain Pheasants Forever 2020 Pheasant Challenge

WALLA WALLA-The local chapter of the national conservation organization Blue Mountain Chapter #258 of Pheasants Forever, will hold their 2020 Pheasant Challenge on February 1st and 2nd at the Clyde...

 

Blue Mountain Community Foundation scholarship portal now open, offering 77 awards averaging $1,600 each

WALLA WALLA—Blue Mountain Community Foundation welcomes applications for scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. The online application is available starting January 1st at www.bluemountainfoundation.org Applications may be submitted anytime...

 

Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association announce teaching scholarship

The Walla Walla-Columbia School Retirees Association is proud to announce scholarship opportunities for students graduating from a Walla Walla or Columbia County school who intend to become a teacher. Two $2,000 scholarships will be granted to...

 

Assistance Program for Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) is pleased to announce that in collaboration with the Community Health Advisory Board and Walla Walla County Commissioners, Walla Walla County has created a special fund to provide...

 

Mill Creek Bridges Closed

WALLA WALLA—Work to repair the bridges in the area around the Mill Creek dam project will require intermittent bridge closures Dec. 18 through the beginning of January, according to U.S. Army Corps...

 

Professor Nicolaysen presents talk on climate change

WALLA WALLA—Speaking from her lifetime experience as a rancher and as a geoscientist, Whitman Professor Dr. Kirsten Nicolaysen will be addressing climate change in a Museum After Hours presentation on Thursday, December 19 at Fort Walla Walla...

 

Inland Octopus hosts Salvation Army Angel Tree

WALLA WALLA—Once again this year, the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree will be located at Inland Octopus toy store in downtown Walla Walla. Donations of new, unwrapped toys and gifts for needy children and seniors are greatly appreciated. Angel tags...

 

Walla Walla Symphony presents Hogwarts for the Holidays

 Walla Walla, WA—Add a little magic to your holidays with Hogwarts for the Holidays on Saturday, December 7 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. in Cordiner Hall. Under the direction of Maestro Yaacov Bergman,...

 

Fatal one-car accident on Harvey Shaw road near Prescott

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office released information about a one-car accident on Harvey Shaw Road in Walla Walla County. On November 21, 2019 at approximately 1:25 a.m. a citizen observed vehicle lights on in the ditch along the...

 

First Thursday concert features soprano Monica Griffin Hunter

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Walla Walla presents a First Thursday concert featuring soprano Monica Griffin Hunter, accompanied by Jackie Wood on piano, on Thursday, December 5th. The concert begins at 12:15 p.m. and ends at 12:45, making it the...

 

Months-long drug investigation nets arrest involving fentanyl pills, stolen guns, and substantial amounts of cash

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Police Detectives have been working a several months' long drug investigation resulting in the arrest of 21-year-old Efren Alejandro Serrano. On November 20, police arrested Serrano on charges of forgery stemming from a...

 

Symphony and Picture Lab to host harry potter event

Walla Walla–On Saturday, November 23 at 11 am, the Walla Walla Symphony and elementary art education nonprofit organization Carnegie Picture Lab invite you to discover the magic of Harry Potter at Expecto Patronum! a free family-friendly even...

 

Don't miss "Christmas in Cinema" Walla Walla Choral Society's concert

The Walla Walla Choral Society’s 2019-2020 concert season continues with “Christmas in Cinema” at Gesa Power House Theatre on Sunday, December 1 at 3:00 p.m. and Monday, December 2 at 7:00 p.m.  “Boy, do we love our movies and shows!...

 

Providence St. Mary Medical Center donates $15,000 to Trilogy Recovery Community

WALLA WALLA—Providence St. Mary Medical Center has donated $15,000 to the Trilogy Recovery Community for its work helping individuals recover from substance misuse and addiction. Trilogy offers counseling, support groups, classes, supportive...

 

Sherwood Trust seeks next Chief Executive Officer

WALLA WALLA—The board of directors of Sherwood Trust seeks a dynamic organizational and community leader to partner in building on its significant philanthropic and community development achievements. Danielle Garbe Reser, CEO of the private...

 

Walla Walla Soap Company, locally sourced and made

Walla Walla Soap Company owner and creator Lyndsey Krueger had her wares for sale at the 3rd Annual Blush Holiday Open House and Waitsburg Holiday Mingle last Wednesday. Her handmade soaps come in a...

 

Raiz de 4

WALLA WALLA-Flamenco Foundation and Conservatory Casa Patas presents Raiz de 4 at Gesa Power House Theatre on Tuesday, November 19 at 7 p.m.  Created by and starring Rafael Peral and Marisa Adame,...

 

Don't Miss the Best Christmas Pageant Ever

WALLA WALLA-The Little Theatre of Walla Walla will stage the comedy The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson with performances November 22 through December 8. In this Christmas classic,...

 

Veterans Day Parade Monday, November 11, 2019

WALLA WALLA—The Downtown Walla Walla Foundation is proud to partner with the Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial AMVETS Post #1111 to present The Veterans Day Parade on Monday, November 11, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. This year’s Veteran’s Day Parade is...

 

Leapin' Louie at Gesa Power House Theater

WALLA WALLA—Leapin’ Louie (aka “The Roping Fool”) is a comedy cowboy entertainer who performs lasso and whip tricks, juggling, high unicycle and other stunts. His high-energy brand of cowboy entertainment hits the Gesa Power House Theater on...

 

Veteran's Day weekend event at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA—Gesa Power House Theatre will present America’s Sweethearts in concert on Sunday, November 10 at 7:00 p.m.   America has loved the swinging sounds of female close-harmony groups even before The Andrews Sisters hit the airwaves with...

 

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