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A 28-year-old College Place man appeared this morning in Walla Walla County Superior Court in connection to the murder of a man whose body was found floating in late January at the mouth of the Walla Walla River.

It may be hard to imagine a farm with horse-drawn equipment reinventing the wheel, but that’s exactly what farm operators Chandler Briggs and Leila Schneider found themselves doing in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Walla Walla’s downtown Safeway is getting a bit of a facelift as store employees get ready to welcome a party of potential new shoppers moving in across the street.

Walla Walla’s only charter school, formerly called Willow Public School, has changed its name to Innovation Charter School.

A grant funded by Washington’s Lottery to help businesses impacted by the COVID-19-related economic shutdown will distribute $321,738 to local companies, according to information from the ports of Columbia and Walla Walla.

An 18-year-old man had his first appearance in Walla Walla County Superior Court this morning after Walla Walla Police arrested him for allegedly stabbing a man Tuesday night behind the former Kmart.