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Officer seriously injured by inmate at Washington State Penitentiary

The officer was taken to a local hospital Thursday, DOC staff said. The officer's condition was not made public. Read more

Today in the Valley


Verdict in George Floyd’s murder is “accountability,” Walla Walla activists say

Local activists said there is still much more work to do after Tuesday’s verdict rendering Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, guilty of murdering George Floyd. Read more

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New Washington state law to ban sales of some plastic, require more recycling

Besides banning Styrofoam in Washington food service containers, packaging peanuts and coolers, the bill also seeks to cut down on the use of plastic straws, utensils, condiment packages and cold-cup lids. Read more


Walla Walla students' mental health app and AI idea wins State of Innovation Challenge award

Three Garrison Middle School students teamed up and were honored at a state STEM contest for creating a proposal for a smart phone app that addresses mental health for teenagers. Read more


COVID-19 the Numbers: Oregon reports 27% increase in daily cases

Oregon is reporting a fourth consecutive week of surging COVID-19 cases and more people being admitted to hospitals with the illness. Read more


Prescott woman pleads guilty to stealing whiskey, identity

Tiffany R. Struthers, 36, of Prescott pleaded guilty to stealing whiskey and someone's identity in early 2019. Read more


The riddle of Facebook, fairness and misinformation

Facebook wants to be everyone’s daily newspaper. Read more


Cottonwood Road property south of Walla Walla enters public eye again with new annexation petition

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. Read more

Featured Events


2021 Walla Walla Business Summit

Join us for the 2021 Walla Walla Business Summit, Presented by Pacific Power.  April 27-30! We are … Read more


West is Burning - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Blue Mountain Land Trust (BMLT) along with a number of regional partners, will be hosting two virtu… Read more

Catching Fire: Prescribed Burning in Northern CA - Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Blue Mountain Land Trust (BMLT) along with a number of regional partners, will be hosting two virtu… Read more


Waitsburg “One of a Kind” Classic Auto Show

Join us for Waitsburg"s "One of a Kind" Classic Auto Show, May 14 at 6PM for our cruise starting at… Read more