It wasn’t long after Dirk van Velzen began his 15-year sentence in 1999 that he decided he wanted to use his time in prison to get a college degree.
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A decades-long mission to tout sustainable practices in the Washington wine industry may soon come to fruition. When completed, consumers will be able to look for a Sustainable WA logo on bottles of red, white or otherwise.
In the Walla Walla Valley, the tradition of honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and his work began well before the federal government set aside the third Monday of January each year as a holiday in his name.
COLUMN: Salma Anguiano, a Hermiston native and senior at Whitman College, has been accepted into the highly competitive Schwarzman Scholars program, considered China’s equivalent of the Rhodes Scholarship.
LA GRANDE — A bevy of local hospitals and providers are receiving more than $7.8 million in funds through the American Rescue Plan via a program specific to rural hospitals.
Approved by Democratic lawmakers and Gov. Jay Inslee in 2019, WA Cares is intended to be a social-insurance program to help people pay for care for themselves in old age or sickness.
Children in Walla Walla, Columbia and Umatilla counties ages birth to 5 can now start their own age-appropriate book collection at no cost to their families.