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French-Canadian Québéçois priest John Baptiste Abraham Brouillet came to the Walla Walla Valley in September 1847, just a few weeks before the the massacre at Whitman Mission. As a member of the Fort Walla Walla Museum Living History troupe, retired teacher Jeannot Poirot will portray Brouillet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the museum, 755 NE Myra Road.

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"After not finding an age-appropriate and fun chess book for my kids, I decided to write one," said Tiffany Dunham, who grew up in College Place and lives part time in Seattle and Cannon Beach, Oregon. The result is "The 8th Pawn," a new children’s book illustrated by Mousam Banerjee that introduces children as young as 2 to the game's basics.