A 4-to-3 vote sparked debate among the Council member, with some suggesting that acts of violence during protests in the summer of 2020 should have been included in the resolution.
Alternatives as the landfill reaches capacity include making changes to continue operations there or switching to a transfer station.
Warnings are no longer the practice after a major uptick in lost materials along or in the roadways of the Sudbury Landfill.
They agreed to draft a letter in support of group seeking more legislative input in state mandates and a law prohibiting discrimination against people who choose not to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The manager works with a diverse group of people including county leaders, the Fair Board and Fair Foundation Board, sponsors and employees as well as renters, vendors, the Cattlemen’s Association, the FFA and a huge number of volunteers.
At their final meeting of the year, Walla Walla County commissioners adopted a $98,042,788 budget for 2021 and made last-minute amendments to this year’s budget.
Since June 2017, Horowitz had been working in the Brooklyn, New York, district attorney's office, handling domestic violence and appeals cases.
The Walla Walla Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization has released its draft regional transportation plan update for public comment.
The project replaces the current intersection at Park and Howard streets, provides new underground utilities, roadway, bike lanes and sidewalks, including curb ramps.
The city’s day-to-day funds, covering essential municipal services for fire, police and parks, total $9.2 million for 2021, a 3.8% increase over last year's budget.
While families around the world have enjoyed Elf-on-the-Shelf for 15 years, the city of Walla Walla just employed the little helpers this year to help spread the message of various city departments and works.
Walla Walla City Council members Monday discussed possible solutions to homeless encampments, trash, used drug needles and other items noted during a summer walk-about in the West Ward.
Property owners in the Mill Creek Flood Control Zone District will see a doubling of county-assessed fees in 2021 to help pay for a project to repair deteriorating infrastructure.
Dan Dorran, set to begin a first term as a Umatilla County Commissioner, pleaded not guilty to driving while under the influence of intoxicants in September.