A Walla Walla man, who was charged last year with impersonating an officer and forging checks, allegedly tried to steal a phone and credit cards.
Hill was carrying lethal amounts of fentanyl, reportedly 78 pills, prosecutors said.
Weston-McEwen High School junior Aiden Wolf was all set to head to Texas for a week-long meeting with other rural youth from around the U.S. When the event was canceled, he instead shared some of his experiences in an essay.
Walla Walla City Council will allow downtown streateries, or "parklets," to stay for another three years — with additional rules in place — as staff further assess their impacts. Also the outdoor plaza that's closed a portion of First Avenue will become permanent, and tables on sidewalks can remain
Through her career as a second-generation funeral home owner and director in Walla Walla, Virginia L. "Ginny" Herring Mahan managed to spend close to eight decades serving generations of local families. She died on April 16, 2021, at 87.
A local man accused of child sex crimes was taken back to jail after appearing in Walla Walla County Superior Court on Friday, April 16, for allegedly violating terms of his house arrest.
The city of Walla Walla welcomes more people, both vendors and shoppers, downtown each week this summer for a farmers market every Saturday, starting May 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Perfect timing. Phase 3 of the state’s economic COVID-19 pandemic recovery plan, which Walla Walla County reached March 22 after more than a year, essentially served as the green light for April’s Walla Walla Valley Wine Month.
A Walla Walla woman in Walla Walla County Superior Court on Thursday, April 15, admitted to taking her grandmother's car without permission.
Columbia County commissioners unanimously approved a new ordinance this week that once again makes most illicit drug possession illegal within the county.
A project by Comprehensive health care will offer in-patient care here for people with substance use and behavioral health disorders
The days of hybrid learning are coming to an end for Walla Walla Public Schools’ elementary and middle school students. April 26 has been set as the day these students will return to a full in-person schedule.
Spring is here. And for many people, spring means gardening. With this in mind, Blue Mountain Station Co-op Market will open its nursery Thursday.
Concealed pistol permits and pistol transfers spiked in 2020, according to the Walla Walla County Sheriff's Office. Other stats show an increase in county theft and burglary.
The "Take Back" event is largely designed to get unneeded prescription drugs out of households and away from potentially falling into the wrong hands.
Clean up is being done in the portion of the Touchet River that runs between the bridge on Main Street in Dayton and the railroad bridge just down river.
A man accused of driving under the influence and stealing a car pleaded guilty to a lesser crime Friday morning, April 9, in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
Terence L. Bonnett, 63, of Walla Walla pleaded guilty to a lesser crime and admitted in court to engaging in a drunken fight at the Capri Motel with another man who allegedly bit his finger.
The world of finance can intimidate anyone, credit union manager Frank Alvarez said, but especially when factoring in a language barrier. Now the 2010 Walla Walla graduate is trying to help his employer, P1FCU, reach out to the Hispanic community.
A Walla Walla man who allegedly assaulted staff at the Walla Walla County Jail with a broken broom and a smoke detector pleaded not guilty and was ordered to be treated in Spokane.
Though they weren't able to move to hybrid schedules for students as early as their Washington neighbors, now Milton-Freewater and Athena-Weston school districts are jumping to full days of in-person learning faster than most districts to the north.
The plan was to keep Michelle Swartzentruber closer to home by getting the young woman invested in a new baking operation. The result was too sweet to resist at Stay A-Round Donuts & Fry-Pies food truck.
Christopher J. Wilkinson, 23, appeared in court this week for sentencing after pleading guilty four years ago to drugs and assault charges in Walla Walla County.
A Burbank man told police he was high on cocaine when he allegedly wielded an ax and surprised residents at several properties on Hanson Loop on Tuesday night, according to Walla Walla County Superior Court documents.
Strong opposition is abound in and around Walla Walla County towards House Bill 1091, the latest effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the state.
Local entrepreneurs are invited to pitch their products online to Walmart, June 30 at the company's annual open call.
Bullets have been flying off the shelves of local retailers. An unprecedented demand for ammunition this year has cleaned out the inventories of stores such as Sportman’s Warehouse at the Walla Walla Town Center, Ranch & Home on Highway 11 in Milton-Freewater, and City Lumber & Coal Yard in Dayton.
College Place students will return to full-day in-person instruction on April 26, Superintendent James Fry announced. This includes high school students.
Tommy J. Devine, 35, pleaded guilty to trying to flee from Walla Walla police in October 2020.
A teen was charged with first-degree assault and is being held in the Walla Walla County Juvenile Justice Center. He is being investigated for stabbing another teen during a fight Saturday night near Sharpstein Elementary School.
Paul A. Lightner, 37, was arrested in February for investigation of second-degree assault and harassment with threats to kill. He allegedly communicated with a witness in the case while in jail.
Walla Walla elementary and middle school students will return to full-day, in-person instruction this spring. High school students will have to wait until fall to return to full days.
When College Place students started returning to the classroom for a hybrid schedule, singing in music class wasn't allowed. With loosening Covid-19 guidelines, that's changed.
A Dayton man was arrested after police found a digital scale in his rental car with signs of black tar heroine on it and a bag filled with enough meth for up to 674 doses, based on its weight, the officers reported.
Walla Walla parents and students: how do you feel about the change in social-distancing guidelines for Washington schools? The Walla Walla School District wants to know.
A Walla Walla High School football player tested positive for COVID-19. The team's Tuesday night game has been cancelled.
The non-mandatory project has students in all grades, K-5, choose a painting and recreate it in a photograph featuring themselves, friends, family and even pets. Students could dress in costumes and use props to help bring the classic paintings to life.
On Feb. 25, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that unknowingly possessing illicit drugs is about as innocent as walking alone at night. The decision revolved around a Spokane woman Shannon Blake’s 2016 case.
No longer is Eritage Resort, located on Bergevin Springs Road west of Walla Walla, part of Fire & Vine Hospitality or its Revelers Club program, the resort's owner has announced in a release.
Michael A. Ramos, 26, had three cases pending from 2020 related to stealing from the store, among other charges, and he pleaded guilty to three amended charges Friday, March 26, in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
After a year of leading Walla Walla Online, Carina Stillman is returning to her role as assistant principal at Garrison Middle School. Walla Walla Online fourth-grader teacher Amy Ford will take over leadership of the online school.
Walla Walla police officers responded to the Walla Walla Post Office around 4:35 p.m., Thursday, because staff had called in a report of a man who was destroying the property, according to court documents.
Area business owners have high hopes. Retail stores and restaurants can now do twice as much business and the start of spring signaling the approach of tourists and historically better days for local commerce.
The Milton-Freewater Downtown Alliance invites local entrepreneurs to Small Business Day, an online conference April 13 hosted by Main Street America.
Woodward Canyon is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year by sharing flashbacks, hosting special events and releasing special wine offerings, the family-owned operation announced Thursday in a release.
A Walla Walla man pleaded guilty to three charges related to illegal gun possession and delivering illicit drugs Thursday, March 25, in Walla Walla County Superior Court.