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Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records that area law enforcement, fire and emergency medical agencies provided this morning. Not all law enforcement reports appear, as many are deemed unfounded and some reports remain in process.

While patrolling the Burbank area in the west end of Walla Walla County on Aug. 17, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s deputy Cpl. Kevan Maas espied a barn owl with what he thought could be a broken wing, locked in a stare-down with felines. 

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records that area law enforcement, fire and emergency medical agencies provided this morning. Not all law enforcement reports appear, as many are deemed unfounded and some reports remain in process.

ASOTIN — Two tort claims have been filed against Asotin County by employees who allege they were sexually harassed and assaulted by a Superior Court judge at the workplace.

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“We have a duty to those who put their lives on the line daily,” states southeastchaplaincy.com, a newly formed service and website being stewarded by local Firefighter Chaplain Cole Massey to support first responders in Southeast Washington.

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records that area law enforcement, fire and emergency medical agencies provided this morning. Not all law enforcement reports appear, as many are deemed unfounded and some reports remain in process.

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Pilot Don Gibbard of Walla Walla has given more than 200 young people ages 8-17 a free demonstration airplane ride as part of the Experimental Aircraft Association Young Eagles program, which introduces young people to the world of flight. He flies a four-seater Cessna 172 and is active in C…

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records that area law enforcement, fire and emergency medical agencies provided this morning. Not all law enforcement reports appear, as many are deemed unfounded and some reports remain in process.

John Foss, left, with Koncrete Industries, and Trevor Hunter, owner of T. Hunter Bronze foundry, prepare to lift the “Harvest Memories” sculpture by Jeffrey Hill from its spot in front of Land Title Plaza at First Avenue and Main Street this morning. Hill said the statue will be taken back t…

For many of us, P.E. class in elementary and middle school involved stretching of some sort, and usually involved stretches such as reaching down to touch your toes, or doing a hurdle stretch. 

Ivar, sporting a shaggy gray beard and a T-shirt covered with a photo of Bob Dylan, immediately grabbed my attention as he stepped out from among the carefully organized shelves of books in the scientific library looking out over the fjord at Ice Harbor. 

In 2017 the Rev. Bill Dobos, then 58, ran a full 26-mile marathon to raise funds that bolstered the Weston Food Pantry’s ability to assist those in need. The pastor of Weston Community Church and pantry’s assistant manager, Bill’s efforts on Sept. 30 that year raised at least $1,925.20.

Former Walla Walla High School student Joella Miller has received a diagnosis that could spell relief after an eight-day stay in late July in Rochester, Minn., at Mayo Clinic Hospital.

Information is compiled by the Union-Bulletin staff from the official logs and records that area law enforcement, fire and emergency medical agencies provided this morning. Not all law enforcement reports appear, as many are deemed unfounded and some reports remain in process.

Weather for the Blue Mountain Resource Conservation & Development-sponsored 2019 SWIM the SNAKE fundraiser at Lyons Ferry Marina near Starbuck on Aug. 10 was perfect, said Lisa Naylor, event coordinator. About $1,155 was raised.

A Milton-Freewater woman suspected of killing her boyfriend in June appeared Thursday morning in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Beginning Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 p.m., the Interstate 84 eastbound Exit 179 off-ramp to I-82 northbound will be closed for 24 hours. The closure is necessary to apply a seal to the bridge deck and complete repairs, according to a news release. The estimated completion date for this work is…

COLLEGE PLACE — Police here are warning residents and seeking information about a man who allegedly tried luring a 16-year-old girl into a white Chevrolet four-door pickup on Tuesday.

A Walla Walla man accused of ransacking the Walla Walla Bread Company earlier this week appeared Thursday morning in Walla Walla County Superior Court.

Massive combines have begun transforming much of the Palouse from waving fields of wheat into vast expanses of stubble. But the farmers cutting that grain are selling it at or below what it costs them to produce it.

COLLEGE PLACE — City police will post anti-panhandling signs in various locations in College Place after City Council members Tuesday night gave their approval.

COLLEGE PLACE — Major changes may be in store for the city’s development code, including regulation of vacation rentals and allowing cottage homes (sometimes referred to as “mother-in-law” houses) in residential areas.

A young cow takes it’s refreshment from a handy sprinkler head in a field just west of Touchet Tuesday afternoon. Weather forecast calls for.