Stories tagged: walla walla
Mon., March 2, 2020
A lighted package of the fireworks inside a building suffocated nearly a dozen residents of the Central Washington city’s Chinese neighborhood.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019
Five inmates filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the Department of Corrections, claiming they were treated poorly, including being placed in solitary confinement without reason, at Washington State Penitentiary.
Fri., Oct. 18, 2019
When McLennan continued to provoke him in the prison yard, Stevens turned on him with a pair of scissors and severed McLennan’s jugular vein. McLennan died “in agony two hours …
Mon., May 20, 2019
A double gold medal indicates that a wine earned a gold medal by unanimous vote, meaning every judge on a panel awarded it a gold medal. At a wine competition, …
Wed., May 15, 2019
At 1 p.m. Sunday, Kat Dykes, wine concierge at the Lodge at Columbia Point, will present more than a dozen top wines for ticket holders to judge for themselves at …
Tue., April 23, 2019
100 years ago in Walla Walla: Eastern Washington farmers flock to tractor show as they consider motorization
Nothing illustrated the revolution taking place in Eastern Washington agriculture better than a spectacular event held at Walla Walla.
Wed., Jan. 23, 2019
A Dayton teen is in custody after he threatened high school students and staff at Walla Walla High School Tuesday morning. Earlier, classes were canceled for the day because of …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
A Washington state man accused of injuring an 8-month-old girl has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
At the fourth and final debate between Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and her Democratic opponent, Lisa Brown, two different descriptions of 2018 emerged.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
It’s the final public debate between the two candidates for Eastern Washington’s seat in Congress. Those wishing to watch in Spokane will need to find a computer with Internet access, …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018
A Boise woman faces a number of felony charges, including manslaughter, after Oregon State Police said she struck a Washington man on the side of Oregon Route 86 near Baker …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 17, 2018
Police say one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Walla Walla.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017
Animals give us unconditional love and that’s good therapy. Longmire Ranch in Touchet, operated by Tracy and Shane Longmire, offers equine-assisted resilience-building.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017
A judge has sentenced a woman who helped dupe an Oregon man out of $3 million to 21 months in federal prison.
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
A world-class Walla Walla Valley winery is withholding release of many of its 2015 products due to a cork problem.
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017
U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Walla Walla office has closed following the departure of its sole permanent staff member.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
Officials say a corrections officer was assaulted at the Washington State Penitentiary.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017
Whitman instructor Devon Wootten blames the congresswoman for federal authorities calling his employer and suggesting he has a mental illness. An attorney representing McMorris Rodgers said Wootten’s rights weren’t violated …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
The shortage of rural doctors, especially of primary care physicians, continues to worsen. That is partially due to an imbalance in pay between primary care doctors and specialists. According to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 24, 2017
A longtime progressive activist was removed from party positions earlier this year when reports surfaced alleging he sexually assaulted a young volunteer after a state Democratic Party meeting in Walla …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017
In pitch-black darkness atop a mountain near Walla Walla, Cliff Barackman let loose the biggest howl I’ve ever heard.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
A Tri-City teacher, who reportedly has submitted his resignation, pleaded not guilty Monday afternoon to three criminal charges related to accusations he was sexting with a Walla Walla County teenager …
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017
Walla Walla used to be best known for sweet onions and as home of the state penitentiary, where death row inmates once were hanged. But the remote town along the …
Mon., May 15, 2017
Authorities said a man in southeastern Washington has died from electrocution while attempting a technique for sculpting wood.
UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017
As snow melted away in the first glimmers of spring sunshine, wheat farmers in southeastern Washington were surprised to find their crops damaged by an unusual culprit: pink snow mold.
Tue., March 21, 2017
Walla Walla Police Chief Scott Bieber on Wednesday is to report to City Council on his department’s policing activities during the recent “Where’s Cathy?” political rally.
Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
The first residents of the new state Walla Walla Veterans Home began moving in Wednesday, just in time for a grand opening ceremony on Saturday.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Final submissions are being sought for a World War II memorial planned for Fort Walla Walla Park.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
A unit at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla remains on restricted movement following three recent inmate fights.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016
Two large fights led to a lockdown at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla.