College Place Public Schools Superintendent James Fry is determined to fully reopen schools this fall after closure in March from the COVID-19 pandemic.
As movements to remove Christopher Columbus statues take place across the country, Walla Walla’s own monument dating to 1911 was vandalized late Tuesday.
New Dayton School District Superintendent Guy Strot says he would like students to attend daily classes in-person when schools reopen in September.
A La Grande, Ore., man was arrested early Wednesday morning after reportedly impersonating a SWAT team member while banging on the front door of an apartment in the 200 block of South Tausick Way.
A 37-year-old Milton-Freewater man was the victim of an alleged homicide south of Stateline Road, officials said Tuesday evening.
For the first time in its 75-year history, the College Place Police Department has attained accreditation from the Washington Association of Sheriffs & Police Chiefs.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected life for people all over the world. Here in Eastern Washington, two organizations are recording the effects in real time so they can be remembered later and shared with future generations.
The Walla Walla County prosecutor on Wednesday afternoon formally charged a second suspect connected to the murder of a man found floating at the mouth of the Walla Walla River in January.
Columbia County announced this week that it will reduce services performed by its Sheriff’s Office in the city of Dayton as of July 1.
A second suspect appeared this morning in Walla Walla County Superior Court in connection to the murder of a man found floating at the mouth of the Walla Walla River in January.
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.
The librarians of Walla Walla School District’s two middle schools know children love to read fantasy books. However, they are hoping to broaden student reading habits with a Bingo-style summer reading program.
That a town the size of Walla Walla has a high-caliber sleep medicine center came about because one native son wanted his mom to know what he did for a living.
Since the return of in-store retail, each day begins at Sweetwater Paper & Home with owner Robin Consani hefting out a large sidewalk sign that tells potential customers her shop is open.
A man accused of stealing the tip jar from Bright’s Candies on Monday and assaulting an employee who followed him into a downtown hotel where he had previously been banned pleaded not guilty to charges Wednesday in Walla Walla County Superior Court.
Walla Walla Public Schools will continue to provide breakfasts and lunches to students — and any Walla Walla youth from 1 to 18 — throughout the summer.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Walla Walla Community College to shave an additional $3.1 million off its budget for the 2020-21 school year.
A man accused of assaulting police officers and leading them on a high-speed chase has been ruled not guilty by reason of insanity, according to documents from Walla Walla County Superior Court.
Being kind and loving to each other hasn’t lost any meaning. Perhaps it’s quite the opposite. In the challenging year of 2020, a return to basic values may be a source of strength for many. Acting on this, a non-profit at Walla Walla University encourages kindness and service.
One man is in jail for alleged possession of a stolen car, one 911 call has been deemed false and one supposed hostage situation wasn’t — all in the space of an afternoon in Walla Walla, police officials said today.
The first group of students of Walla Walla Community College’s bachelor of applied science in agricultural systems program has graduated.
Local schools are making preparations to reopen this fall now that education leaders in both Washington and Oregon have released guidelines on what that will look like.
A Forest Grove, Ore., man allegedly violated a protection order, careening into the yard of a Walla Walla woman, nearly hitting a person in the process, and wielding an ax when he emerged from the vehicle.
Walla Walla Public Schools Superintendent Wade Smith said Wednesday he expects guidance on the reopening of Washington public schools to be released today by the superintendent of public instruction.
Medical costs have risen posing a dilemma: your health or your money?
Graduation rates, postsecondary enrollment rates and postsecondary remediation rates are trending in a positive direction for students of Walla Walla Public Schools, recently released numbers show.
It’s time for Walla Walla County residents to speak up about how behavioral health funding is being spent.
April was the country’s worst month for jobs since the Great Depression, but despite ominous numbers it wasn’t the worst April on record for Walla Walla County.
The Walla Walla Police Department is seeking information to help identify who is breaking into the Pioneer Park Aviary and killing birds.
A 38-year-old man was sentenced Friday in Walla Walla County Superior Court to a year of probation for telephone harassment and stalking.
A Walla Walla man linked to a string of commercial burglaries in the fall of 2018 was sentenced Friday in Walla Walla County Superior Court to about two and a half years in prison.
A woman was arrested Sunday evening and appeared Monday in Walla Walla County Superior Court after she allegedly broke into a home, destroyed items and assaulted a woman and an officer.
It may be hard not to balk at the idea of creating a game based on a worldwide pandemic.
By the Walla Walla Union-Bulletin