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WSSRA, WWCSRA announce scholarship opportunities

WALLA WALLA—High school seniors and college students studying education may qualify for a scholarship offered by the Washington State School Retirees Association. The Robert J. Handy and WSSRA Foundation scholarships are now accepting applications...

 

Sherwood Trust announce 2022 grant application process

WALLA WALLA—Learn about Sherwood Trust’s 2022 grant guidelines in one of two virtual discussions scheduled either Wednesday January 12, from 3-4 pm or Thursday, January 13th from 9-10 am. Discussions will outline 2022 grant details and include...

 

TAKE3 performing at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA—Gesa Power House Theatre presents TAKE3 in concert on Friday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m. With a flair for the wild and unexpected, genre-defying trio TAKE3 brings the refinement of rigorous classical music background and infuses it with r...

 

Walla Walla County COVID-19 vaccination clinic update

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and local healthcare partners will transition the Providence Southgate vaccine clinic to a Thursday, Friday, Saturday schedule beginning January 6, 2022. Clinics will run from 9... Full story

 

The Royal Ballet screening at Gesa Power House Theatre

WALLA WALLA —Gesa Power House Theatre presents a Live Cinema screening of The Royal Ballet’s current production of The Nutcracker on Thursday, December 23 at 7:00 p.m. The Nutcracker is a family... Full story

 

New Year's Eve community fireworks display will begin at 8 p.m.

WALLA WALLA—The city of Walla Walla is announcing its New Year’s Eve community fireworks display will begin at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2021, based on a survey conducted earlier this month. The fireworks will be launched at Walla Walla Community...

 

Walla Walla County vaccine clinic update

WALLA WALLA— Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will temporarily close the Providence Southgate vaccine clinic during the week of December 20. Additionally, the Southgate clinic will have altered hours...

 

Local music and dance collaboration at Gesa, December 17

WALLA WALLA-Gesa Power House Theatre will host A Holiday Arts Collaboration on Friday, December 17 at 7:00 p.m. This free hour-long event will feature youth performances created by Y-Tunes (formerly W... Full story

 

HOSPICE 35TH ANNUAL TREE OF LIFE UNDERWAY

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Community Hospice (WWCH) has launched their annual end-of-year fundraisingcampaign, the Tree of Life. This event is an opportunity for individuals to pay tribute to a loved... Full story

 

County Library Board of Trustees opening announced

WALLA WALLA COUNTY—Walla Walla County Commissioners are announcing that there will be an opening on the Walla Walla County Rural Library Board of Trustees as of January 1, 2022. The County Rural Library Board of Trustees determines the mission and... Full story

 

Walla Walla Fire Department asks residents to be mindful of fire safety as Christmas approaches

WALLA WALLA—The number of structure fires tends to increase nationwide during the holiday season. This upsurge, typically starting around Thanksgiving and stretching through Christmas and to the new year, is due to unintentional and mostly... Full story

 

Pesticide Recertification program offered by WSU, UI extension

WALLA WALLA COUNTY—WSU and UI Extension are hosting a FREE “Last Chance” Pesticide Recertification Credit Program on Friday, December 10th, 2021, from 8:45 am to 3:00 pm. Individuals can participate either online via Zoom or in-person at the...

 

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Walla Walla

WALLA WALLA—Come and enjoy a holiday cookie to help kick off the holiday season as we light the official City of Walla Walla Holiday Tree in Heritage Square at 116 E Main Street, Saturday, December 4. The Walla Walla Choral Society will be...

 

WWCC Nursing student nominated for statewide Transforming Lives Award

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) student Kody Rooper was selected as the college’s nomination for the statewide Transforming Lives Award during the November Board of Trustees meeting. Created in 2012, the Transforming Lives Awards...

 

Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days wins its own Blue Ribbons

WALLA WALLA—On Thursday, November 18th, 2021, the International Association of Fairs and Expos held their Hall of Communications awards ceremony. The Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days placed in a handful of categories. The 2021 Walla Walla Fair &...

 

December events at Fort Walla Walla Museum

WALLA WALLA-December 18 from 12 - 4 p.m. Get in the holiday spirit with a visit from Pioneer Santa! There will be a craft table for kids, refreshments, and complimentary gift wrapping for Museum...

 

DCH announces two additional COVID-19 related deaths

WALLA WALLA— Walla Walla County Department of Community Health confirmed two COVID-19-related deaths this week. County health officials were notified that a man in his 30s and a man in his 70s, that tested positive for COVID-19, passed away. DCH... Full story

 

Walla Walla County COVID-19 testing update

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health (DCH) and healthcare partners will temporarily close the Providence Southgate vaccine clinic during the week of November 22, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The regular clinic... Full story

 

Walla Walla Community College Invites Community to Nov. 30 Open House

WALLA WALLA— Walla Walla Community College (WWCC) invites future college students, parents, and community members to an Open House from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 30 in the main building (Building D) at Walla Walla Campus. The Open...

 

Walla Walla Fire Depart. displays wreaths as reminders of fire safety during the holidays

WALLA WALLA—It’s that time of year when the temperature drops, the days get shorter and there is a buzz in the air about the upcoming holiday season. For those preparing to celebrate the...

 

Walla Walla 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 a very difficult time for people who have experienced the death of someone they love. Memories of good times and...

 

DCH announces four additional COVID-19 related deaths

WALLA WALLA—Walla Walla County Department of Community Health confirmed four COVID-19-related deaths this week. County health officials were notified that a man in his 60s, a woman in her 70s, and a man and a woman in their 80s, who tested...

 

Christmas Tree permits available through Umatilla National Forest

PENDLETON, Ore.—Christmas tree permits for the Umatilla National Forest are available to purchase at Forest offices, several local businesses, and online through Recreation.gov. For the second year, all National Forests are selling Christmas tree... Full story

 

Applications open for the Sherwood Trust Community Leadership Program in Milton Freewater

MILTON FREEWATER, Ore.—Sherwood Trust is convening a group of community-minded leaders of all experience levels for its 2022 Community Leadership Program in Milton Freewater, OR. The program runs...

 

Walla Walla Downtown Historic District added to National Register of Historic Places

WALLA WALLA —The Walla Walla Downtown Historic District, roughly bounded by Third Avenue, Rose Street, Palouse Street, and the alley between Alder and Poplar streets, has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places, where it joins...

 

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