After two years of black clouds hovering over the public pool, 2021 will be the year the Joe Humbert Family Aquatic Center will be fully open for a full season, Milton-Freewater city leaders predicted.
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
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 new roundabout at the intersection of State Route 125 and Ninth Avenue is one of the many upcoming construction projects.
Wednesday night Walla Walla joined that list of over 200 cities that have declared support for the treaty and marked the first city in Washington state to do so.
Yazmin Bahena has been a kindergarten teacher for 10 years. About six years into her career as a teacher, however, she decided she wanted to make an even larger impact on her community and joined Walla Walla City Council.
Where should the Whitman statue go if removed from the national collection? Walla Walla County leaders are considering whether to bring the bronze likeness here, where another statue of the doctor already resides and draws some public scrutiny.
What does it take to clear Walla Walla area roads in a winter snowstorm? In February, it took 52 city and county employees working around-the-clock and about $350,000.
Damien Reino didn't run for office last November. Now that he's been appointed to fill someone else's shoes, however, he's determined to earn the votes he didn't get. “I’m hoping to do right by the people who voted for Verl," he said.
Dayton Chamber of Commerce manager and Dayton resident Molly Weatherill-Tate will be leaving her position on March 18, having accepted a job at Whitman College as director of admissions operations. She said working locally was something she enjoyed.
Walla Walla City Council opted not to impose a 1% property tax increase this year on Nov. 4, but due to an error at the Walla Walla County Assessor’s Office, the city’s property tax will see the 1% increase, city staff announced Thursday.
Do you play pickleball? Walla Walla Pickleball Association has raised about $130,000 to construct eight pickleball courts proposed for Howard-Tietan Park. They are seeking funding and location approval from Walla Walla City Council.
City leaders will consider in April the first of two petitions required for annexation of the 104.6-acre property owned by the Murr family. A petition to fold the land into the city of Walla Walla several years ago was hotly contested by residents.
What changes would you like to see at Valley Transit? Residents can take an online survey to help the public bus service decide on any modifications to fare rates, routes and frequency of service.
Former Walla Walla County Commissioner Jim Johnson, 68, served the community in many capacities and was know for always advocating for Walla Walla before his death last week due to illness.
City staff will apply for a federal grant to replace the aging Fourth Avenue bridge and remove the Fifth Avenue bridge, both over Mill Creek. If received, construction is expected to begin in 2023 or 2024.